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TAKE ACTION NOW! Support the Paycheck Fairness Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, wage equality, women's rights, labor, economy, dishonesty, politics, news, usa, government, ethics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - action.momsrising.org
It's past time to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. It's been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was enacted, but women still earn, on average, 23 percent less than men earn.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PERU: Clean Up Six-Month Oil Leak
Environment  (tags: OIL LEAK, Peru, oil, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Petroperú pipeline has already been leaking for several months, poisoning the river and all the lives that depend on it. The pipeline needs to be fixed, and Peru's Ministry of Environment needs to address the leak
GOOD NEWS! Obama's Latest Green Move: Banning Drilling in Alaska's Bristol Bay
Environment  (tags: government, GoodNews, ARctic rilling, Bristol Bay, wildlife, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, conservation, climate-change )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - grist.org
He protected Alaska's Bristol Bay, a major environmental and economic resource, by withdrawing the waters indefinitely from future oil and gas drilling.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Expand Overcrowded Animal Shelter
Animals  (tags: protection, rescued, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
An animal shelter in Kenansville, North Carolina, is being forced to euthanize animals that arrive at the shelter if they are not adopted within 72 hours due to the lack of available space in the shelter.
All Over the World, Renewables Are Beating Nuclear
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative energy sources, solar power, wind power, thermal energy, energy, eco-friendly, environment, greenproducts, green )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - theecologist.org
As flagship nuclear projects run into long delays and huge cost overruns, solar and wind power are falling in price
Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
Enough for An Elephant: Why Are Cameroon's Elephants Raiding Fields?
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, elephants and people, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Every time the dry season sets in, about half of the park's 496 African elephants (Loxodonta africana) break out to search for food. Many of them come into conflict with people.
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, world, society, safety, rights, freedoms, violence, movies )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - npr.org
President Obama called Sony's decision to pull its film The Interview, following threats to movie theaters, a "mistake."
 
 
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