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*** URGENT *** No Oil Drilling Off the Canary Islands ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Environment  (tags: canary islands wwf protection, wildlife, oceans, nature )

Angela
- 17 hours ago - wwf.de
Nature Paradise in Danger: RWE and other companies want to drill for oil off the Canary Islands. The WWF wants to prevent common with his supporters and other conservation organizations - including an international petition . Help !!!!!!!!!!!
Burger King and Canadian Coffee and Doughnut Chain Tim Hortons Have Announced They Are Merging
Business  (tags: business, corporate, Burger King, doughnut, Tim Hortons )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - money.cnn.com
Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that raises questions about business taxes and corporate patriotism.
Himalayan Plants Species Could Be Lost Before Anyone Has Recorded Their Existence
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, green, habitat, nature, protection, science, himalayas, plants )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - nature.com
In India's Western Himalayas, changes in altitude are so dramatic and steep that alluvial grasslands, subtropical forests, conifers and alpine meadows lie stacked almost on top of each other, producing a spectacular range of vegetation.
The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
Scientists Study 'Talking' Turtles in the Brazilian Amazon
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - wildlifeextra.com
Scientists working in the Brazilian Amazon have found that giant South American river turtles use several different kinds of vocal communication to coordinate their social behaviours, including female turtles calling to their newly hatched offspring.
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
Fat-Burning Foods Slideshow: Blueberries, Green Tea, Grapefruit, and More
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food )

John
- 10 hours ago - webmd.com
Want to lose weight without feeling deprived? Learn what foods can burn fat, make you feel full faster, and keep you satisfied longer.
This Floating Library Is Absolutely Magical
Society & Culture  (tags: knowledge, books, floating library, society, culture, education )

Darren
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This Is A Floating Library. Every City Should Probably Have One. No probably about it! Additional link: http://www.floatinglibrary.org/
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 13 hours ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
 
 
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