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The Week in Wildlife - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, goodnews, funny, off-beat, wildlife, world, animals )

Zora
- 7 hours ago - theguardian.com
Environment Series: The week in wildlife Sea turtles, kingfishers and butterflies are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world
Ivory Feat WildAid Ambassador Li Bing Bing Stop Demand (Video!!)
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, elephant cruelty, elephant welfare, ivory tusks, ivory trade, suffering, killing, death, video )

BarbCat
- 1 day ago - savetheelephants.org
At the heart of the trade is the appetite of consumers, many of who do not know they are killing elephants to fuel their love for jewelry. Our job then is to find innovative ways to grab their attention and spread the message. What better start to a...
Shut Down Puppy Mills Once And For All...PLEASE TAKE ACTION!!
Animals  (tags: puppy mills, puppies, animalcruelty, dogs, killed, suffering )

BarbCat
- 2 days ago - change.org
My name is Stephanie Lazenis and I am a lover of animals and everything that lives on this planet. I am asking The President Of The United States to shut down puppy mills once and for all. This is a long overdue problem. Puppy Mills need to be closed.
Bee Project By Lucy King - YouTube   video
Environment  (tags: wildlife, Samburu elephants and bees, Dr Lucy King, project, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Do elephants fear bees? Find out as Dr. Lucy King of Save the Elephants conducts her research on the Samburu elephants.
Diesel Blows Bubbles in the Pool on Command!   video
Offbeat  (tags: funny, cute video )

BarbCat
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
The winner for most random dog trick in the book goes to this cute pup, Diesel. He loves to blow bubbles in the swimming pool! Watch him practice his bubble-blowing skills with his pet parent.
NYT' Continues Using Discredited Figures Suggesting Parity Between Israeli and Palestinian Attacks -- Updated
Society & Culture  (tags: New York Times, Israel, Gaza, Hamas, media, dishonesty, violence, society, world, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
For a month from July 8th - August 8th, The New York Times inserted a grossly misleading interactive into each of their online stories that included a comparison between "targets in Gaza struck by Israel" and "rockets launched at Israel from Gaza."
This War Was Not a War, It Was a Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, international law, society, death, women, children, violence, news, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In the first days of this war, every spot on Gaza was a target for Israeli Air Forces. They were using missiles that weighed more than 2 tonnes to destroy a small spot. Many children and women died because of these types of missiles that are unacceptable
Leading Jewish Organization Celebrates Israeli Settlement Products
World  (tags: society, middle-east, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, dishonesty, ethics, illegal settlements, violence, interesting )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The article is all about wine from the Judean Hills around Jerusalem. At least one of the vineyards is in the West Bank, in the illegal settlement of Psagot (and others vaguely alluded to are in the Golan); but the article doesn't refer to settlements.
Italy Steps Up Security Over Alleged ISIS Plot to Kill The Pope
World  (tags: Italy, Pope Francis, ISIS, security, death threat, violence, news, society, world )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Earlier this week, the Roman newspaper Il Tempo published a disturbing report that Francis is "in the crosshairs" of ISIS for "bearing false witness" against Islam.
Give Moral Support to the Gaza-Israel Ceasefire ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, petition, ceasefire, politics, government, freedoms, world, violence )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Horrific Bloodshed Has To Stop. We can only hope and pray that the horrific bloodletting all over the Middle East and around the world will someday truly end. Unfortunately, I fear that humanity will not achieve any permanent peace without the...
 
 
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