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TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress: Keep Toxic BPA Out of Our Bodies and Our Food!
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, prevention, protection, women, food, government, ethics, politics, government, congress, food, children, drugs, protection )

Cal
- 19 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
New legislation introduced into both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives would remove the toxic chemical bisphenol A from food packaging, including cans and beverage containers.
The Great Barrier Reef Will Be Ravaged By El NiñO
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather, Great Barrier Reef, El nino, world, research, oceans, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 18 days ago - motherjones.com
The Great Barrier Reef is set to be ravaged by the expected El Niño weather phenomenon and scientists warn that similar warming events have significantly impacted upon the reef's coral.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fish and Wildlife Service: Keep Manatees on the Endangered Species List!
Animals  (tags: MANATEES, endangered, endangered status, protection, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, wildanimals, humans )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Wednesday, July 2nd, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced their to revisit the status of the West Indian manatee and its subspecies, the Florida manatee and Antillian manatee, on the endangered species list. The review could reclassify ma
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Acid Fracking in the Everglades - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: acid fracking, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, destruction, pollution, protection, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Citizens and county officials are fighting the use of acid fracking near the Florida Everglades. While acid fracking has been used before in the state, it has never been used this close to the national park
These Hippies Are Camping in the Forest to Rid Scotland of Its Nukes
World  (tags: world, politics, no nukes, activism, uk, scotland, government )

Cal
- 18 days ago - vice.com
On the banks of Gare Loch, on the west coast of Scotland, a bunch of anti-nuke hippie peaceniks are taking on the might of the British armed forces and its nuclear submarines by living in camper vans
TAKE ACTION NOW! EGYPT: Promote the Merciful Treatment of Animals - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animal cruelty, Egypt, animal rights, animal advocates, protections, world )

Cal
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Poverty is definitely an issue in Egypt and many people find it to be of more importance than animal rights. Stray animals, such as dogs and cats, are poisoned, shot or beaten without anyone being held accountable
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cheer Town's Victory Against Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, fracking, frack is whack, law, courtsecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
A small town in upstate New York has taken proactive measures to prohibit the dangerous process of hydraulic fracking, and recently, the state's Supreme Court upheld their efforts to ban the practice.
Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, science, research, stress, Body-Mind-Spirit, health )

Cal
- 18 days ago - npr.org
Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it -- and the bad things that result. But if you ask a biologist, you'll hear that stress can be good.
Syngenta Seeks Exemption From Neonicotinoid Ban
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoid, EU ban on neonicotinoid, s Syngenta, bees, die-offs, environments, ecosystems, politics, BigPharma, corruption, corporate, business )

Cal
- 18 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
When Europe approved a 2-year precautionary ban on neonicotinoid use for flowering crops, bee advocates cheered. Syngenta is applying on behalf of British farmers for an emergency exemption for limited use of neonicotinoids:
OP-ED: This Is a Religious Civil War: Hobby Lobby Only the Beginning for New Religious Theocrats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HOBBY LOBBY DECISION, LUNATIC FRINGE, TEA PARTY, usa, politics, obama, government, congress, americans, u.s. )

Cal
- 18 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
The Tea Party controls the House. Religious extremists run the Supreme Court. We're approaching a very scary time
 
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