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A Win for America's Biggest National Forest May Also Be a Win for Wolves
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
That goes too for taxpayers, who are subsidizing unprofitable clear-cutting of old-growth trees in Alaska.
In Eastern Congo, a Gorilla Reserve Tries to Rise Above Its Troubled Region
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, goodnews, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
Virunga, Africa's oldest national park, is not immune to security threats. But changing practices have yielded progress.
Rabbis, Palestinian Peace Activists Unite in Show of Solidarity Against Violence
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, news, world, peace, humanrights, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
In the sweltering heat of Sunday afternoon and the bitter atmosphere of recent days, some 150 people gathered in the Etzion settlement bloc to condemn the slaying of Ali Dawabsha, the Palestinian toddler who was burnt to death in the village of Duma on
President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases
Environment  (tags: politics, law, proposals, pollution standards, environment, ecosystems, conservation, energy, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Calling it the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change," President Obama said his administration would unveil the final version of a proposal aimed at curbing the amount of carbon pollution put out by power plants.
GREEN NEWS YOU CAN USE: Hey, Your Fridge Is Calling
Green Lifestyle  (tags: technology, coolstuff, greenliving, FRIDGES, REFRIGERATORS, greenproducts, green, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, food, family )

Cal
- 1 day ago - onearth.org
TodayâEUR(TM)s technology will make tomorrowâEUR(TM)s refrigerator the command center of the kitchen, helping you waste less food, energy, and money. Cool.
Not Just Any Wilmar Suppliers Caught Violating No-Deforestation Policy
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, ethics, environment, deforestation, study, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Yet other Wilmar suppliers are alleged to have cleared rainforest in violation of the palm oil giantâEUR(TM)s sustainability policy, but this time the allegations hit closer to home.
Deforestation in Peru
Environment  (tags: community activism, deforestation, Peru, world, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, GoodNews, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - worldwildlife.org
How indigenous communities, government agencies, nonprofits and businesses work together to stop the clearing of forests
Open Thread - 8/4/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 8 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a broken Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
TAKE ACTION NOW! Denounce âEUR~HuntressâEUR(TM) Who Posted Photos of Her Exotic Kills Amidst Cecil the Lion Mourning
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, killing, TROPHY HUNTING, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Sabrina Corgatelli is a huntress who traveled to South Africa recently to hung big game and other innocent animals and has been posting pictures with the dead bodies of the poor animals sheâEUR(TM)s killed to Facebook, almost seeming to brag during a time whe
 
 
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