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50 Fascinating Facts About Your Cat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, design, humans, interesting, pets, photos, pictures, society )

Caree
- 5 hours ago - msn.com
Cats are among the most popular pets around the world. Click through to find out 50 fascinating facts about our feline friends.
University of Helsinki Cancels G4S Contract Over Support for Israeli Prisons
Business  (tags: BDS, Addameer G4S University of Helsinki, University College London, University of Essex, war crimes apartheid Israel Prison Servi, Adri√† Porta Caball√© Ke )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The University of Helsinki in Finland has canceled its security contract with G4S over its role in IsraelâEUR(TM)s prison system.
Tell Menards: Eliminate Toxic Phthalates in Flooring: PETITION
Business  (tags: vinyl flooring, phthalates, toxins, children, menard's )

Kathryn
- 10 hours ago - org2.salsalabs.com
A new study found that vinyl flooring sold by Menards and other retailers tested contained phthalates, toxic chemicals that have been restricted in children's products.  Menards is the third largest home improvement chain in the country.
Crop Gene Banks Are Preserving the Future of Agriculture. But Who's Preserving Them?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, humans, protection, seed vaults, seeds, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 16 hours ago - ensia.com
It's not clear why the Syrian fighters have left ICARDA's gene bank alone. It could be due to ICARDA's prestige in the Fertile Crescent, where farming began more than 10,000 years ago, or it could be that the staff convinced the fighters of its importance
France Makes It Illegal for Supermarkets to Destroy Edible Food in Effort to Cut Waste
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, recycling, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - independent.co.uk
France is making it illegal for large supermarkets to throw away edible food as part of a series of measures to cut down on waste. The country's National Assembly unanimously voted in new laws on Thursday night that will force chains to donate discarded
15 Protectors of Biodiversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - foodtank.com
May 22 is the International Day of Biodiversity-an opportunity to increase understanding and awareness of the Earth's flora and fauna. This year's theme is biodiversity for sustainable development.
Everyone Convicted of Animal Cruelty Under the Criminal Code of Canada Be Required to Undergo Mandatory Risk Assessment !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

Cher
- 1 day ago - change.org
Animals, people, and communities will be safer if animal abuse is detected early and intervention happens immediately with the use of appropriate risk assessment tools and treatment programs created specifically to target animal abuse.
Ban All Private Possession of Exotic Cats ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, big cats )

Cher
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
DonâEUR(TM)t allow exemptions to current ban on private possession of exotic cats
Stop Fueling Climate Change By Logging Public Lands ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
The National Climate Assessment identified deforestation as a primary driver of climate change even as we continue to log and clear cut larger and larger tracts of public lands. The U.S. Forest Service, on its web site, recognizes the threat of climate
An Oil Spill Killed the Gulf's DolphinsâEUR"Are Santa Barbara's Marine Mammals Next?
Environment  (tags: environment, animalwelfare, animals, killing, oil spills, study, environment, destruction, ecosystems, oceans, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - takepart.com
A new study shows the strongest link yet between the Deepwater Horizon spill and the deaths of Gulf dolphins.
 
 
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