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What Your Antidepressants Are Doing to Fish: How Do They Feel About That?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, wildlife )

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As more people use antidepressants and excrete them into waterways, scientists are worried that residues of common medicines such as Prozac and Zoloft are harming aquatic life, according to recent studies.Even when exposed to very small doses, shrimp
Support Reducing Discrimination Against Pit Bulls - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: Support, Reducing, Discrimination, Against, Pit Bulls, Stafford, Bull Terrier, pain, BSL, Dog owner, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment )

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Recently, the state of Maryland passed what is known neutral dog bite liability legislation, correcting a court case which specifically targeted pit bulls. This new legislation will make only the dog owner responsible if their pet bites anyone...
Uphold Louisiana State Law Prohibiting Private Ownership of Tigers! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: State law, ownership, tigers, prohibit, louisiana )

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Louisiana Senator Rick Ward has introduced bill SB 250 seeking to: "exempt certain persons from the requirements of the big exotic cats rules.
NATURE | Behind the Scenes of "Hummingbirds" | PBS
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

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We all have preconceived ideas about what hummingbirds' lives are like, but so much of their world is imperceptible to the human eye. Filmmaker Ann Prum describes the breakthrough science and latest technologies that allowed her and the crew to reveal
Rich People Rule
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democracy, oligarchy )

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Two political scientists analyzed 1,779 policy outcomes and concluded that economic elites have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence.
Shocking Images of Man Who Lost Half of His HEAD When He Smashed His Head on Concrete at Work
World  (tags: news )

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Mr Lingurar could undergo surgery to have the missing part of his skull replaced with a prosthetic, but he is unable to afford the £900 procedure.
Uri Avnery : Netanyahu's Pipe Dream
World  (tags: Uri Avnery, peace talks, middle-east, israel, palestine, politics )

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WHAT'S WRONG about the demand that the Palestinian leadership recognize Israel as the "Nation State of the Jewish People"? Well, practically everything. States recognize each other. They don't have to recognize each other's ideological character.
Oscar Pistorius Trial: Paralympian 'Is a Disgusting Liar', Says Reeva Steenkamp's Sister Simone Steenkamp
World  (tags: news )

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Simone Steenkamp branded the Olympic athlete a "disgusting liar" who is trying to avoid a life sentence as he stands trial for the murder of the 29-year-old law graduate and model.
China: Bears Rescued From Horror Farm
Animals  (tags: Bear bile, bear farm, rescued, good news, china )

- 1 day ago -
Beijing - An animal welfare group said on Tuesday it will save 130 bears from a bile extraction farm in China, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage over animal cruelty amid growing opposition.
Global Human Trafficking, a Modern Form of Slavery
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, Human trafficking numbers )

- 5 hours ago -
Steve McQueen, director of this year's Oscar winner for best film "12 Years A Slave," mentioned in his acceptance speech last month that 21 million people are living in slavery today
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