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A DARK LEGACY: Living in the Shadow of the Bhopal Chemical Disaster
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, Bhopal disaster, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, radia-active )

- 14 days ago -
Thirty years after the Union Carbide leak killed thousands, residents are still dealing with contaminated water, toxic waste, and lingering diseases.
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

- 14 days ago -
Burma's demographic anomaly - 9 million people who ought to be there, but aren't. Their absence is prima facie evidence of genocide - but as we all celebrate the 'brave new Burma', no one wants to know.
Three Card Trick - the Rich Countries' Plan to Evade Their Climate Obligations Exposed
Environment  (tags: FOEE, evading carbon emission cuts, world, pollution, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change )

- 14 days ago -
As the Climate Convention's COP20 kicks off in Lima today, FOEE reveals the developed countries cunning plan to evade their legal obligations by hiving them off into unofficial, non-binding documents
Peru's Rainforest Turns to Wasteland From Illegal Gold Mining
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, world, mining interests, greed, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, pollution )

- 14 days ago -
Decades of illegal gold mining have transformed large expanses of virgin Peruvian rainforest into pocked, denuded, mercury-poisoned wastelands.
Protestors Dig Canal Through Belo Monte Dam in Brazil
Environment  (tags: activism, world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, Belo Monte Dam, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

- 14 days ago -
In an symbolic protest of the giant Belo Monte Dam, Friday morning some 300 locals dug a channel in an earthen dam that blocks a portion of the Xingu River and serves as the first step for the controversial hydroelectric project
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 14 days ago -
Only an estimated 97 vaquitas remain, and probably less than 25 of these are reproductive females.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amsterdam Albatross
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 14 days ago -
The Amsterdam Albatross is a huge albatross which breeds only on Amsterdam Island in the southern Indian Ocean. It is critically endangered species with surviving population of only 80 mature individuals and a total of some 130 birds
Live Lions, Tigers, and Bears for Sale Online | TakePart
Animals  (tags: animals, animalcruelty, endangered, suffering )

- 13 days ago -
If you know where to look, you can find just about any animal, endangered or not, alive or not, for sale online, according to a new report from the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
This Map Helps Explain Why America's Reaction to Ferguson Is Divided Along Racial Lines | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, news )

- 13 days ago -
One week after a grand jury refused to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Americans who are outraged about the decision show no signs of ending their protests.
Eating Less Meat Essential to Curb Climate Change, Says Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, eating meat, greenhouse gas emissions )

- 14 days ago -
Global livestock industry produces more greenhouse gas emissions than transport but fear of a consumer backlash is preventing action, says Chatham House report
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