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Roald Amundsen's Maud, Stuck in Ice Since 1930, to Be Raised Next Week
Society & Culture  (tags: Roald Amundsen, Norway, the Maud, Northwest Passage exploration, Canada, Nunavut, Hudson Bay Company, raising a sunken ship )

- 7 days ago -
A Norwegian team says it's nearly ready to raise what's left of the Maud, a ship used by famed 20th century Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen that sank off the coast of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, in 1930.
Vancouver Undercover Cop Was Wrong When He Expected The Worst From The DTES --- VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Vancouver, Downtown Eastside, preying criminals, homeless, addictions, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, humans, police, safety, society, Vancouver Police Department )

- 14 days ago -
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is ridden with with so many stereotypes that most people feel like they need to avoid the area. But as one police officer found out, outward appearances are never as they seem.
Nexen Energy Pipeline Spill Prompts Environmental Protection Order
Environment  (tags: Canada, Alberta, oil sands, Nexen, bitumen spill, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, nature, pollution, water, wildlife )

- 14 days ago -
The order directs Nexen Energy to contain the spill, which saw five million litres of bitumen, sand and water released at the company's Long Lake oilsands facility near Fort McMurray.
Alternative Stress Management --- Cuteness Overload!
Health & Wellness  (tags: stress management, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, kittens )

- 14 days ago -
Any cat owner will tell you that having a cat reduces their stress level âEUR" itâEUR(TM)s just a no brainer! Oops! That should read: Any person owned by a cat will tell you that having a cat reduces their stress level âEUR" itâEUR(TM)s just a no brainer!
Remove Textbook That Whitewashes American History --- PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, American history, whitewash, rewrite, slavery, Jim Crow laws, racism, politics, society, bigotry, petition )

- 16 days ago -
Educators and political leaders are concerned that new textbooks whitewash AmericaâEUR(TM)s history of racism and slavery. These books skim over issues such as Jim Crow laws, slavery, and âEUR¦ provide inaccurate reasons for the cause of the Civil War.
ISA: Protect Our Oceans --- PLEASE SIGN!!
Environment  (tags: oceans, ecosystems, conservation, nature, mining, seabed, petition, Avaaz )

- 16 days ago -
For years theyâEUR(TM)ve poisoned rivers, devastated forests and displaced communities, and now massive companies are rushing to dig up the seabed for precious metals.
A HEMLINE IS NOT A CRIME: 10 Women at Risk of Flogging --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Sudan, ethics, human rights, Public Order Police, flogging, fines, women )

- 14 days ago -
The students are between 17 and 23-years-old âEUR¦The police have extensive powers to arrest any person for "indecent dress" and the punishment if found guilty is up to 40 lashes, or a fine, or both.
Now We Know What It's Like To Live With 16 Puppies (Spoiler Alert: It's A Freakin' Delight)
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, basenji puppies, mayhem )

- 20 days ago -
YouTube user Kingwanas uploaded a video featuring his family's 16 -- that's right, 16 -- Basenji puppies. From the looks of it, life with the pack of precious pups is a fairytale.
Rooster Gets New 3D Printed Feet Thanks To U Of C
Animals  (tags: Foghorn, rooster, frostbite, 3D feet, University of Calgary, Dr Daniel Pang, Douglas Kondro )

- 20 days ago -
A rooster who lost both of his feet to frostbite is cock of the walk once more thanks to researchers from the University of Calgary. Foghorn had just stumps and couldn't walk ...
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