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PLEASE SHARE!!! Frack Track - Kellee Maize   video
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, fracking, environment, CO2emissions, energy, healthconditions, politics, pollution, humans, nature, water, world )

- 1450 days ago -
This was sent to me this morning and I felt the need to share as far and wide as possible. Please share with your connections as well.
New Guidelines Curb Seismic Tests' Risks to Whales
Animals  (tags: whales, seismic testing, risks, AnimalWelfare, habitat, endangered, environment, protection, conservation )

- 1585 days ago -
Conservationists say the population of endangered Western Grey whales has risen every year since 2006, despite seismic testing near their feeding grounds.
Japan's Last WWII Straggler Soldier, 91, Dies
World  (tags: japanese soldier, ww11, died, hid in jungle for 29 years, disbelieved war had ended, interesting, news )

- 1588 days ago -
Twenty-nine years after WWII ended, the last Japanese soldier emerged from hiding in the Philippines jungle. Hiroo Onoda died Thursday at age 91.
Zoologist With a GoPro Gets Cuddled By Lions | MNN - Mother Nature Network   video
Animals  (tags: Kevin Richardson, conservationist, lions, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, environment, endangered, habitat, wildlife, sadness )

- 1589 days ago -
Thanks to GoPro and the company's famously tiny and hardy cameras, we can get close enough to really understand the passion the conservationist feels for the species he is trying to save. Learn more about Kevin Richardson and his conservation efforts.
China Has 8 Million Acres of Land Too Polluted to Grow Food | EcoWatch
Environment  (tags: china, farmland, pollution, food, environment )

- 1605 days ago -
For as much news as China's smog situation makes, another large problem has lagged in attention--the pollution of 8 million acres of farmland across the country. The land is far too polluted with heavy metals and chemicals that it can't be used to grow fo
Breathtaking Frozen Lighthouses (PHOTOS) - Weather.Com
Offbeat  (tags: lighthouses, frozen, photos, interesting, unusual )

- 1639 days ago -
"The best ice formations occur when the air temperatures are below freezing, and the lake is still liquid," Gill explained in an interview with "The areas around the lighthouse and surfaces of the piers are most often covered in a thick laye
How to Stop Apocalyptic Climate Change | Activism, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.Com
World  (tags: apocalyptic climate-change, world, activism, humans, society, government, action )

- 1646 days ago -
Apocalyptic climate change is upon us. For shorthand, let's call it a slow-motion apocalypse to distinguish it from an intergalactic attack out of the blue or a suddenly surging Genesis-style flood. Slow-motion, however, is not no-motion.
Please Sign!! Don't Let Biotech Mess With Our Apples!
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, apples, GE Foods, health, humans, nutrition, environment, ethics, eco-friendly, safety )

- 1648 days ago -
Even worse, the GE apple hasn't been proven safe to eat. It's created using a questionable new genetic engineering technique -- which could have unintended side effects for the health of the plant and for the people who eat these apples. Tell the USDA to
Occupy Wall Street Buys $14.7 Million of Americans' Debt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy wall street, rolling jubilee, personal debt, medical expenses, americans, politics, healthcare, goodnews )

- 1655 days ago -
An Occupy Wall Street spin-off group has bought up $14.7 million worth of Americans' personal medical debt and forgiven it over the last year as part of its Rolling Jubilee project, the group announced Monday.
The Awá Indians of Amazonian Brazil: The Most Endangered Tribe on Earth | Vanity Fair
World  (tags: awai indigenous tribe, brazil, amazon, endangered, land, rainforests )

- 1656 days ago -
On one of the last islands of intact rain forest in Brazil's eastern Amazon, the Awá Indians face the seemingly inexorable eradication of their home. Even the legal victory that deeded them the land hasn't stopped the ruthless felling of trees by forces
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