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Earth's Forests Are Being Cleared on a Massive Scale
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, forests, globalwarming, government, habitat, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife, trees, water, risks, warning )

Lidia
- 10 hours ago - greenpeace.org.ar
Please sign the petition. Forests provide essential resources such as food, firewood, building materials, fodder, medicines, and many other things. Trees and forests also play an important role in sustaining a healthy environment.
* This Home Uses Less Energy Than a Hair Dryer in the Dead of Winter *
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenliving, home, interesting, Sustainabililty, technology )

Frans
- 8 hours ago - industrytap.com
To say winters are cold in Wisconsin is like saying Jack Nicholson got a little chilly in The Shining. Wisconsin winters are beyond cold and for long stretches of time. But living in a German certified passive house ...
McDonald's Korea Union Member Dismissed for Fast Food Activism ACTION
Business  (tags: Korea, fast food, McDonald's, business, wage and schedule manipulation, unsafe work placescorporate )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - iuf.org
The Arbeit Workers' Union (which organizes precarious workers) is demanding her reinstatement and publicizing her case. You can support them -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Bats in Eastern Canada
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, disease, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
White-nose fungus has nearly wiped out the population of three types of bats in eastern Canada. Scientists say the disease is being detected further west each year.
'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - ecowatch.com
a new report released by Environmental Working Group (EWG) located 261 "monster" wells that consumed between 10 and 25 million gallons of water to drill each well
What Happened to the Oil From the Deepwater Horizon Disaster? -
Environment  (tags: Deepwater Horizon, residual oil, oil spill, research, science, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Scientists had hoped much of the oil trapped in the water would eventually disperse so bacteria could break it down. -
New Marine Protected Areas Key to Fighting Illegal Fishing -
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, illegal fishing, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A new policy paper argues that illicit fishing practices are flying under the radar all around the world, and global society must combat them in order to keep seafood on the menu.
From Briny Wastewater to Fracked Oil: Bakken Saturated With Spills, NYT Finds
Environment  (tags: pollution, oil spills, Bakken, Bakken Shale, ecosystems, environment, destruction, energy, water, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In recent years, as the boom really exploded, the number of reported spills, leaks, fires and blowouts has soared, with an increase in spillage that outpaces the increase in oil production, an investigation by The New York Times found
Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
In Secret, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Pres. Obama, Afghanistan, Pentagon, Taliban, Pres. Hamid Karzai, Pres. Ashraf Ghani, Afgan combat 2015, Operation Resolute Support, NATO Allies )

Judy
- 3 days ago - nytimes.com
A senior military officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military's role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.
 
 
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