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US: Senate Opens Path For Future Drilling In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
World  (tags: US. US Senate, Tax Code, Articl National Wildlife Refuge, Migatory Birds, Polar Bears, Wolves, Wildlife, death, ethics, government, news, politics, usa, violence, world )

Fiona
- 2 hours ago - hcn.org
However, several more steps would have to happen for drilling to be authorized. Oct. 19, Republicans made headway to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate passed a budget resolution for changes in the tax code.
Spiders, Spiders, and More Spiders...Oh...My!
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, trees, world )

Sharon
- 7 hours ago - justmyblogtalk.com
Sharon, author of justmyblogtalk.com, has an interesting awakening when it comes to spiders and their webs.
Fifty-One GOP Senators Just Voted to Cut $1.5 Trillion From Medicare and Medicaid to Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, greed, 1%, one percent, taxes, economic injustice )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - truth-out.org
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday night voted to pass a budget measure, one criticized as "despicable" and "horrific" for providing massive giveaways to corporations and the super-rich while eviscerating funding for public programs.
Americans' Appetite for Cheap Meat Linked to Widespread Drinking Water Contamination
Environment  (tags: diet, meat, vegetarianism, pollution, water, resources )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - truth-out.org
For years, environmentalists have used annual surveys of the dead zone to bring attention to large amounts of agricultural pollution from the nation's breadbasket that flows down the Mississippi River and fuels oxygen-depleting algae blooms in the Gulf.
Petition - Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader
World  (tags: colombia, community leader, assassination attempt, massacre, Justice for victims, social rights, campaigns, Police Violence, protesters, conflict )

Kalliope
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ensure those responsible for the death of Jose Jair Cortes are found and prosecuted. Afro-Colombian community organizer Jose Jair Cortes was recently found dead in the southern region of Narino. According to local media reports, Cortes is suspected...
Petition - Applaud Ban on Elephants in Circuses
Animals  (tags: Circus elephants, ban of animals for entertainment, exploitation of animals, animal protection laws, Animal welfare act, animalrights, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Praise New York for banning elephants from all circus performances. Circuses will no longer be able to use elephants in their exploitative acts in the state of New York thanks to a new law.
Petition - Save Endangered Hummingbird
Animals  (tags: hummingbirds, critically endangered species, brink of extinction, habitat conservation, prevention from dying out, biodiversity wildlife, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Save hummingbirds from fast-approaching extinction. Hummingbirds are rapidly dying out, with nine species in particular on the brink of extinction. The usual suspects are the cause, deforestation and loss of habitat brought on by climate change;...
How Trauma Lodges In The Body....An Article About Becoming The Change 10/20/2017
Health & Wellness  (tags: trauma, psychiatry, Body Work, Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, disease, exercise, health, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, protection, research, science )

Fiona
- 9 hours ago - dailygood.org
This article is based on interview between Krista Tippett and Bessel van der Kolk. Psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk is an innovator in treating the effects of overwhelming experiences on people and society. We call these experiences âEURoetrauma."
PURELY FOR ENJOYMENT! Fuji Fireworks - Guillerme Tell (Rossini)   video
Offbeat  (tags: music, Willian Tell ouverture, Mount Fuji, Japan, fireworks, water, performance )

Evelyn
- 6 hours ago - youtu.be
Great music, and precision fireworks reflecting in water - Enjoy!
Petition - Protect One of the Most Important Fish in the Sea - Menhaden
Animals  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, menhaden, fish population, fishing industry, marine ecosystems, ecological consequences, responsible behaviour, fishery management, prevention of wildlife loss, Animal welfare act, Sustainable Fishing, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 6 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Menhaden feed nearly every major predator (like dolphins, tarpon and Atlantic Bluefin tuna) in the Gulf and Atlantic. For years, fisheries managers have focused on their value as products (pet food and fertilizer) not as a food source for marine predators
 
 
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