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Take Action! - Save Fragile Estuaries From Overheating - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Fragile, estuaries, overheating, desert, California, water, drought )

Marie
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
The state of California has stared down its water crisis for decades. Recent record-breaking drought has certainly made the situation worse, but the real culprit isn't lack of rainfall. Careless urban development and agriculture, sprawling into desert
Take Action! - Save Bees From Harmful Pesticides - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Bees, harmful, pesticides, honey bees, EPA, pollunators )

Marie
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Honeybees are suffering a serious decline in number due to the use of harmful neonicotinoids (a class of pesticides). Despite massive bee die-offs, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not take action until an official review is completed i
Take Action! - Protect Grey Seals From Controlled Hunts - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Grey seals, protection, cape cod, marine, mammal, protection act, hunting )

Marie
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Seal Abatement Coalition is trying to get the Marine Mammal Protection Act amended to allow controlled hunts of the grey seals currently making Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard their home.
Allow Military Dogs to Retire With Their Former Handlers - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: USA, military, dogs, retire, former handlers )

Marie
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
In 2013, Congress passed a law giving the military the option to bring back service dogs to be reunited with their former handlers. However, this law does not provide a mandate and leads to many dogs waiting years to return to the United States.
Geraldo Rivera Derails Sean Hannity's Attempt to 'Educate' Russell Brand (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox News, Sean Hannity, Geraldo Rivera, Russell Brand, Israel, Palestine, Hamas, death, ethics, society, violence, rights, crime, children )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity couldn't hide his surprise on Wednesday night when his response to comedian Russell Brand's criticism met resistance from one of his own guests in Fox contributor Geraldo Rivera.
Mexican Kennel Staff Used a Wooden Club to Beat Dogs to Death on Orders of Their Boss
Offbeat  (tags: Sad news, Mexican, kennel, staff, clubbed, dogs, killed, cruelty )

Marie
- 4 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is the shocking moment staff at a Mexican kennel laughed as they used a wooden club to ferociously beat dogs to death on the orders of their employer.
Idaho Suspends Wilderness Wolf-Killing Plan In Face of Court Challenge | Earthjustice
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, environment, ethics, extinction, killing, law, protection )

Ivica
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had scheduled an August 25, 2014 court hearing to address the conservationists' request for an injunction to prevent IDFG from resuming its program of professional wolf killing in the Frank Church Wilderness during the c
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
Israel's Mixed Message on the Threat of Hamas' Rockets
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, rockets, violence, death, interesting, middle-east, politics, news, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli military spokesman Avichay Adraee tweeted in Arabic to his more than 119,000 followers is that the rockets are 'weak' and a 'failure' and that the threat is exaggerated by Hamas.
Greek Court Acquits Farmers Who Shot 28 Bangladeshi Strawberry Pickers
World  (tags: greek court, humanrights, racism )

Alexandra
- 23 hours ago - theguardian.com
Scandalous' verdict condemned by politicians and anti-racist groups after case that revealed migrant workers' plight
 
 
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