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No Crap: Missing Mega Poop Starves Earth
World  (tags: Earth, extinction of megafauna, planet's composting and nutrient-recycli )

- 2 days ago -
Earth has a problem: not enough poop. The extinction of megafauna both at land and at sea has led to a shortage of mega manure, new research finds. As a result the planet's composting and nutrient-recycling system is broken.
UPDATED: Active Shooter Near Planned Parenthood Location in Colorado
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, usa, safety, society, news, humans, crime, police )

- 2 days ago -
Per Lt. Catherine Buckley of the CSPD, there is one suspect,&his identity has not been confirmed. He brought several items with him in duffel bags inside&outside of the Planned Parenthood,&the scene is still considered to be "active." Civilian being e
Join Occupy the SEC in Urging the Congress to Oppose H.R. 4002 (Criminal Code Improvement Act of 2015) TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Bros, James Senesenbrenner (R-WI-5), H.R. 4002, Criminal Code Improvement Act of 2015, criminal justice reform, Occupy the SEC, white collar crime, petition )

- 3 days ago -
Congress is considering bills to reduce mandatory minimum sentences and promote rehabilitation instead of punishment. The Koch bros are using this to promote Senesenbrenner's (R-WI-5) bill, a Get Out of Jail Free card for white collar criminals.
US Senator Devises Steps to Fight Back Against FDA's GM Salmon Approval
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, frankenfish, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 4 days ago -
EXCERPT: "I will not stand back and just watch these genetically engineered creatures be placed in our kitchens and on our tables without a fight. I am furious about this decision, but now I must do everything I can to make sure it is labeled..."
Tell the EPA: Protect Our Drinking Water! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, water, protection )

- 3 days ago -
Americans deserve to be protected against water contaminated with PFOA âEUR" and new science shows that current federal standards are far outdated.
Mars Will Become a Ringed Planet When Phobos Dies
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Nature Geoscience, news, science, space, study, U.C. Berkeley, interesting )

- 5 days ago -
The Martian moon will break apart, due to gravity and tidal forces, before it hits the atmosphere, creating a debris ring that will encircle Mars for millions of years. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, humans, safety, vaccines, treatment )

- 6 days ago -
The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.
Petition: Locked Up for Defending Peaceful Activists. Reunite Human Rights Lawyer With His Family.
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, harassment, defense, Law and Justice, humanity, release, arrests of activists, ethics, society, justice system, protection )

- 4 days ago -
Waleed Abu al-Khair is a prominent lawyer and human rights defender in Saudi Arabia. Through his work, he he has challenged the widespread attack on human rights in Saudi Arabia. Now, after years of harassment, arrests, threats and court cases,...
We Are One People, Undivided SIGN MESSAGE NOW!
World  (tags: one people, undivided, ISIS, muslims, extremists'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, world )

- 4 days ago -
ISIS' goal is to split the human family. To divide the world's 1.5 billion Muslims from everyone else. Those in our societies who sow fear, suspicion and hatred of Muslims - the Rupert Murdochs and Donald Trumps - are the best allies the extremists have
Tell Our Leaders to Take Action on Climate and Poverty PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, climate-change, humans, protection )

- 5 days ago -
This December, world leaders are convening in Paris for COP21 as an international response to global climate change. Climate change is a threat to our whole planet, but especially those who live in extreme poverty. Protecting the earth protects those
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