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Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the African Penguin
Animals  (tags: endangered, penguins, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Of the 1.5-million African Penguin population estimated in 1910, only some 10% remained at the end of the 20th-century.
Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
TAKE ACTION NOW! WICSCONSIN: Stop Annual Wolf Hunt - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: wolves, wolves massacred, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
Prevent the annual Wisconsin grey wolf hunt from taking place
There Are Now Only 6 Northern White Rhinos On Earth
Animals  (tags: rhinos, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
The population is a subspecies of the white rhino. The southern white rhinoceros is faring much better, with an estimated 17,000 wild-living animals, thanks to intensive conservation efforts.
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
Open Thread - 10/22/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Republicans Keep In the VOTE!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, election theft, maddow, racism, video )

TomCat
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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