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Telescope Spies Water Plumes on Dwarf Planet Ceres
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, news, space )

- 1586 days ago -
The largest object in the asteroid belt just got more attractive: Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres,
NOAA's New Noise Guidelines for Marine Mammals - What You Need to Know
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, oceans, protection, research )

- 1610 days ago -
NOAA currently is in the process of developing new thresholds for onset of behavioral effects. When that process is completed, TTS [Temporary Threshold Shift, which are temporary hearing losses] will be addressed for purposes of take quantification.
Why Elephant Poachers Love the Federal Budget Sequester
Animals  (tags: animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, endangered, ethics, extinction, protection, slaughter, wildlife )

- 1724 days ago -
The U.S. has bee a leader in the fight against wildlife crime. We use our wildlife laws to keep this country from becoming a significant transit point and destination for such trafficked wildlife items as elephant ivory, rhino horn, tiger bone, turtle
San Francisco Cyclist Guilty of Manslaughter in Legal First
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, interesting, law, news, police, safety )

- 1768 days ago -
A cyclist has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter after running down a 71-year-old pedestrian in what San Francisco's top prosecutor said appeared to be the first conviction of its kind in the US.
The Terrible Fate of Raja the Baby Elephant
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, sadness, suffering, wildlife )

- 1792 days ago -
The terrible fate of Raja the baby elephant, chained and held hostage by an angry mob: An image that will haunt you and a story that will enrage you
The Beautiful Breathing Bee
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, endangered, healthconditions, nature, science )

- 1811 days ago -
Yes, bees breathe. But not with lungs, or through nostrils, or even through gills. Rather, bees breathe through a complex structure of tracheae and air sacs.
Peaceful Protester Tasered Outside DOJ While Demanding Wall Street Prosecutions (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, economy, ethics, Govtfearmongering )

- 1832 days ago -
Pittman's arrest came a day after 17 former homeowners were arrested, according to District of Columbia police, some of them also tasered while demonstrating outside the DOJ building.
Armed Groups Take Over Rare Animal Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, conservation, crime, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, killed, sadness, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2071 days ago -
Home to the famed mountain gorillas, Africa's oldest national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been overrun by armed groups who have slaughtered wildlife and scared off much-needed tourists.
The Monsanto Protection Act
Business  (tags: consumers, corruption, cover-up, environment, farming, government )

- 2108 days ago -
Changes being pushed in Congress will alter United States law to eliminate opposition to the planting of more GM crops and according to opponents, will undermine the courts and the democratic process. In a country already divided about benefits of GM...
Prop 37 Opponents Have 'Deep Pockets' to Fight GMO Labeling
Business  (tags: cancer, death, diet, disease, food, health, humans, food, healthconditions, politics, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, farming )

- 2111 days ago -
Latest campaign finance reports show that pesticide and processed food companies have contributed almost $10 million to oppose Proposition 37, largest contributions come from Dupont, Bayer,BASF Plant Science. Site lists others
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