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The Arctic Ocean May Soon Have Its Very Own "Garbage Patch"
Environment  (tags: Arctic Ocean, plastic, Garbage, ecosystems, destruction, environment, climatechange )

Farah
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Add the remote North to the spots where the world's plastic trash ends up floating. A multinational expedition that skimmed the Arctic Ocean in 2013 found plastic 'was abundant and widespread' in waters east of Greenland in the Barents Sea,
Recycling Is in Trouble and You May Be Part of the Problem
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, pollution )

Phyllis
- 1 day ago - msn.com
"Our contamination changes by the season," said Mike Taylor, the company's director of recycling operations here."
America Is Regressing Into a Developing Nation for Most People @Alternet
Business  (tags: usa, society, safety, culture, ethics, crime, abuse, education, family, dishonesty, violence, rights, women, law, government, world, economy, finance, money, marketing, corporate, consumers, corruption, foreclosures )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
A new book reveals that the U.S. is becoming two distinct countries, with separate economies, politics and opportunities. This post originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.You've probably heard the news that the celebrat
Congress Fight for Medicare For All! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Single Payer, Medicare for All, Senate, Bernie Sanders, John Conyers, health care )

Dandelion
- 8 minutes ago - go.justicedemocrats.com
There is a bill in the House introduced by Rep. John Conyers and Bernie Sanders is set to introduce a similar bill in the Senate for Single Payer. Add your name below to demand that Congress fight for Medicare for all.
Sign the Petition: Demand Wall Street Pay Its Fair Share of Taxes
Society & Culture  (tags: corporate, americans, business, dishonesty, economy, government, money, republicans, propaganda, politics, lies, ethics, government, dishonesty, corruption, americans, abuse, safety, politics, law, interesting, news )

Robert
- 23 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
Between 2008 âEUR" 2015 the nine largest and most profitable U.S. banks avoided paying about $80 billion in federal income taxes by using various loopholes
Little Girl Who CouldnâEUR(TM)t Speak Tells Therapy Donkey âEUR~I Love YouâEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: special relationship, therapy donkey, little girl )

Barb
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
When rescuers found Shocks the donkey, he was lying in a field at a farm in Ireland with a rope tied tightly around his neck. The skin around his neck was covered in lesions and sores from being tethered, and his owner and poured bleach over
Silver Spring Monkeys: Very Disturbing and Distressing Image and Description..
Animals  (tags: Silver Spring Monkeys, 1981-1991, most famous lab animals in history )

Rosie
- 23 hours ago - wikiwand.com
17 wild-born macaque monkeys from the Philippines who were kept in the Institute of Behavioral Research in Silver Spring, Maryland.[2] From 1981 until 1991, they became what one writer called the most famous lab animals in history.
Major Power Outages In New York City San Francisco Come Amid Worries About Failing Infrastructure
Business  (tags: American transit systems, electrical grid, USA, energy system, blackout, needs repairs, New York City, San Francisco, American Society of Civil Engineers )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
American Society of Civil Engineers rated the nations energy system with a D+ and the mass transit system with a D-. Most electric transmission and distribution lines were constructed in the 1950s and 60s with a now exceeded life expectancy of 50 years
We Just Breached the 410 PPM Threshold for CO2
Environment  (tags: climate change, climate disruption, global warming, sea level rise, hotter, drought, floods, storms )

Dandelion
- 22 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Carbon dioxide has not reached this height in millions of years. Right now we are on track to create a climate unseen in 50 million years by mid-century.
 
 
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