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Native Americans Arrested Following Keystone XL Pipeline Vote
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Keystoen XL Pipeline, native rights, law, activism, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
Native Americans in the gallery, singing a traditional tribal tune during this week vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline. Five of them were removed from the gallery and arrested.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Funding for Squalid Animal Shelter
Animals  (tags: shelters, shelter animals, cruelty, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The animal shelter called Animal Care and Control in Indianapolis, Indiana is in urgent need of funds to improve its squalid conditions.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Killing of Boto River Dolphins in the Amazon
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Thousands of Boto dolphins are illegally hunted in the Amazon every year, mostly for bait to catch piracatinga catfish.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Sand Cats of North Africa
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, cats, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, animaladvocates, animals, endangered, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
They are going extinct because they are being taken away for the pet trade, hunted for sports, and most of them were killed in the Gulf War by bombs or shot.
Frackers Are Terrorizing School Kids in California
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, proximity to schoolchildren, healthconditions, protection, pollution, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - grist.org
California is one of 11 states that does not limit how close oil and gas drillers can work to houses, schools, and churches.
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, activists, zero waste, Brazil, pollution, protection, humans, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - truth-out.org
The recycling workers of Brazil have long been a powerful force in protecting their communities and the climate. Now they are on the forefront of a nation-wide movement for zero waste.
Enbridge, TransCanada Play Dirty to Get Tar Sands Oil Across U.S. Border
Environment  (tags: Enbridge, tar sands, pipelines, politics, dirty politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Enbridge somehow has convinced the State Department to approve its Keystone XL-sized tar sands pipeline expansion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Harassment and Abuse of Captive Elephants
Animals  (tags: abuse, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, elephants, zoos, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop the Pittsburgh Zoo from using herding dogs to harass its resident elephants
In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bear
Environment  (tags: animals, protection, humans, oceans, overdevelopent, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent's last large brown bear populations.
 
 
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