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TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Schoolchildren's Efforts to Stop Elephant Poaching - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory trade, ivory trade ban, animals, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, protection, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
Thank a group of schoolchildren for working to educate their communities on the destructive illegal ivory trade
Is Your Sunscreen Harming Dolphins and Whales?
Environment  (tags: animals, healthconditions, humans, sunscreens, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - takepart.com
Researchers find that two common sunscreen ingredients are toxic to tiny animals that are a food source for fish and whales.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight for Northern Moose/EPA
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, climatechange, EPA )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - change.org
Help create a better future for moose by sending a message to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of limits to carbon pollution from existing coal-burning power plants.
Innocent Before Proven Guilty? The Bizarre Bipartisan Rush to Clear Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, congress, americans, politics, usa, media )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - theweek.com
Even if Perry gets off scot-free -- which is far from inevitable -- that shouldn't erase a long history of dubious quid pro quos
Running to Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work to Save Ugandan Reserve in the Midst of Massive Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, nature, politics, trees )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
For Diabetics, Losing Weight May Delay Kidney Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, diabetes, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, treatment )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2 diabetes, and new research suggests these steps may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease.
The Dark Side of Hawaii's Aquarium Trade
Animals  (tags: aquarium trade, animalwelfare, animals, endangered, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - theecologist.org
Hawaii's salt-water aquarium trade is lucrative - but depends on the constant, scarcely regulated collection of wild fish,
Oregon Blocks Coal Exports to China
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, coal, coal exports, protection, politics, environment, conservation, ecosystems, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - takepart.com
Plans to build coal terminals in the Pacific Northwest are biting the dust.
What Makes People Look Like Their Pets?
Animals  (tags: pets, people and pets, animals, AnimalWelfare, humans )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - slate.com
The eyes are a window to the ego.
 
 
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