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Endangered Giant Salamander Celebrated in China - on Plates
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, crime, conservation, humans, killed, killing, investigation, suffering, wildlife, sadness, law, death )

- 14 days ago -
A critically endangered amphibian found itself at the centre of a new Chinese festival on Thursday, officials said -- promoted as a "350 million year old" health treatment and served up on plates.Chinese giant salamander numbers are estimated by the Inte
Environment  (tags: conservation, CO2emissions, climate, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, government, green, GoodNews, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, radia-active, science, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, water, weather, wil )

- 202 days ago -
, there are just 7 days left until the world's biggest celebration for the planet. Get involved now! If you are using your laptop or desktop to read this email, find and join an event near you on the incredible Earth Hour Tracker. Join thousands of peop
Stop the Execution of Shafqat Hussain
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, corruption, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, war, terrorism, news, media, military, iraq, freedoms )

- 206 days ago -
Shafqat Hussain, a Pakistani who was just 14 years old in 2004 when he was sentenced to death, is due to be executed tomorrow (Thursday 19 March).According to his lawyers, Shafqat Hussain was convicted based on a 'confession' after being subjected to tor
Sign Now to Save the Great Barrier Reef Isn't This Stunning?
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, protection, Sustainabililty, water, research )

- 213 days ago -
This is why we need you. The Great Barrier Reef, home to endangered marine turtles, dolphins and whales, as well as thousands of kinds of fish, is in immediate danger of being turned into an industrial dumping ground.
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, nature, humans, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, climate-change, climate, ecosystems, globalwarming, weather )

- 215 days ago -
Smog is a dangerous air pollutant that is linked to premature deaths, asthma attacks and other serious heart and lung diseases. The current proposed range of between 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb) doesn't go far enough. Please make this health standard
Dow, S&P 500 Hit Record Highs After Greece Debt Deal
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, finance, foreclosures, government, investments, money, wal-mart, world )

- 231 days ago -
The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday while the Nasdaq notched an eighth straight day of gains after Greek and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months.
Stop the Lies: Facebook Will Soon Let You Flag Hoax News Stories
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, society, humans, interesting, safety, sports, ethics, culture, education, environment, crime, corruption, dishonesty, family, sadness, rights )

- 262 days ago -
Remember when Sarah Palin joined Al Jazeera America? Or Paul Krugman declared bankruptcy?Neither of these stories were true. But in a social-media-driven news cycle that moves at perpetual warp speed, these falsehoods raced out ahead of the facts.
Mars Curiosity Rover's Ancient Cat Statue 'Discovery' Sets Alien Hunters Abuzz Read More at Http://Www.Inquisitr.Com/17709 82/Mar
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, investigation, research, nasa, news, NewTechnology, space, science, scientists )

- 262 days ago -
Mars Curiosity rover can't seem to get a break from the weirder side of humanity's search for alien life. While more serious scientists actually consider possibilities of discovering traces of microbial life -- past or present -- on the Martian landscape, a
SLIDESHOW: Meet the Penguins!
Animals  (tags: penguins, wildlife, Penguin Awareness Day, slideshow, animalwelfare )

- 261 days ago -
January 20th is Penguin Awareness Day and what better time to celebrate these amazing birds? Penguins delight and charm nature lovers of all ages. But, many penguin species face serious, human-caused threats. Here, you'll meet 9 penguin species and
Scientist Has A Bedbug Breakthrough After Subjecting Herself To 18,000 Bites
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, odd, off-beat, performance, wildlife, women, protection, humans, safety, environment, bizarre, animals, culture, ethics, unusual, world, disease, research, safety, study, health, health, environment, treatment, warning, women, safety, humans )

- 277 days ago -
For five years, she willingly succumbed each night to the wrath of tiny, bronze-bodied critters who fed on her blood.odied critters who fed on her blood. SCIENCE More: Biology Bedbugs Health Scientist Has A Bedbug Breakthrough After Subjecting Herself
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