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Innocent Before Proven Guilty? The Bizarre Bipartisan Rush to Clear Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, congress, americans, politics, usa, media )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - theweek.com
Even if Perry gets off scot-free -- which is far from inevitable -- that shouldn't erase a long history of dubious quid pro quos
Why I Give Money to Homeless People
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, philanthropy, politics, rights )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theweek.com
It's so easy to walk by them like they don't exist. But is it right?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Idaho's Next Wolf-Killing Derby
Animals  (tags: wolves, wolves to be killed, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animalrights, slaughter, cruelty )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
A radical anti-wolf group has applied to the Bureau of Land Management for permission to hold a wolf and coyote killing "derby" on public lands surrounding the Salmon, Idaho, area.
36 Random Animal Facts That May Surprise You
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - mnn.com
From immortal jellyfish and death-defying tardigrades to proposing penguins and voting bovines, here are three dozen randomly interesting facts about our planet's impressive array of animal life
8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
the Coast Guard closed down a 15-mile length of the Ohio River after Duke Energy's W.C. Beckjord Station outside Cincinnati dumped approximately 8,000 gallons of oil into the river, according to a Coast Guard estimate.
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Cruel Bobcat Fur Industry - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, cats, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, cruelty, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Deny the permit for a cruel fur farm that keeps wild animals in cramped cages until they are killed
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA--Stand Up for BC Farmland
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, world, pollution, politics, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - secure.wildsight.ca
Long-term protection of our food producing lands is critical to ensuring British Columbia's food security
 
 
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