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Tens of Thousands Protest the Disapearance of 43 Missing Students
World  (tags: Mexico, Normalistas, 43 Students, Disappeared, Mass Protests, Cartel Violence, Government Reaction, Mass Grave, Outrage )

Brian
- 12 days ago - revolution-news.com
"Authorities in Mexico have not yet released more information regarding the clandestine graves that were discovered in Iguala stating they will wait for DNA testing before making any announcements whether or not the remains found in the mass graves..."
Life Expectancy in the United States Reaches All-Time High
Health & Wellness  (tags: Life Expectancy, US, CDC, Centers For Disease Control, Record High )

Brian
- 12 days ago - abcnews.go.com
"Life expectancy in the United States is at an all-time high of 78 years and 9 ½ months, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "
IF You Are Pro-Choice, This Is The Single Most Ominous Paragraph You Will Read Today - ThinkProgress
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, violence, society, rights, religion, law, war, SupremeCourt, risks, safety, protection, treatment )

Wild
- 14 days ago - thinkprogress.org
You know what's even worse for abortion advocates than a federal appeals court decision eviscerating abortion rights? A Supreme Court decision eviscerating abortion rights
Elephants Are Worth 76 Times More Alive Than Dead
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter )

John
- 14 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Ivory from a poached elephant sells on the black market for about $21,000. A living elephant, on the other hand, is worth more than $1.6 million in ecotourism opportunities. That's the conclusion of a new report from the The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Sloth Bears Confirmed Extinct in Bangladesh
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, sadness, slaughter, killing, killed )

John
- 16 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
A massive project to assess the health of wildlife in Bangladesh has confirmed conservationists' longstanding suspicions that sloth bears no longer exist in that country.
Nearly Extinct Mussel Gets One Last Chance at Survival
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, water, protection, pollution, habitat )

John
- 84 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
There are only 25 purple cat's paw mussels left.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Critically Endangered Amur Leopards - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: cats, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, humans, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter )

Cal
- 85 days ago - forcechange.com
Only a couple dozen Amur leopards survive in the wildernesses of China and Russia. Illegal poaching and forest logging are threatening to kill the last remaining Amur leopards.
Cheetahs Are Being Wiped Out, and Selfies Are to Blame
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, protection, animalcruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, pets, cruelty, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 85 days ago - takepart.com
A report says men in the Middle East are illegally buying the fast feline as status symbols.
All 8 Pangolin Species Being Eaten Into Extinction
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, slaughter, suffering, killed, killing )

John
- 86 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Experts estimate that more than one million wild pangolins have been caught, killed and traded in the past decade, making them the most heavily trafficked group of species in the world.
Feds Doubt Climate Change's Impact on Wolverines
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animalrights, endangered, environment, habitat, investigation, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

M.
- 90 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
We need to get the word out...Wolverines Must be Protected!
 
 
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