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Do Not Repeal Plastic Bag Ban PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastic bag ban, California )

Anna
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s state-wide ban on plastic bags is up for repeal this year after being delayed by the plastic bag industry. The ban would have been the first of its kind in United States history, but lobbying efforts have forced it to a public vote.
Italian Court Overturns Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, good news, world, U.S., Italy, UK, crime, government, humans, news, violence, society, rights, law, murder, death, culture, interesting, ethics, police, media, freedoms )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
South Florida And Sea Level Rise   video
Environment  (tags: South Florida, saltwater intrusion, sea level rise, Gov. Rick Scott, challenges )

Dandelion
- 7 hours ago - youtube.com
Video focuses on mounting challenges facing residents and property owners in south Florida as saltwater intrusion and rising sea level become increasingly problematic. Yet Gov. Rick Scott forbids any talk by State employees of climate change or disruption
App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, culture, education, freedoms, humans, society )

Kathy
- 17 hours ago - kplu.org
In a stroke of irony fit for fiction, an effort by two Idaho parents to clean up their daughter's books has dredged up a fairly messy controversy. Clean Reader-an e-reader app designed to ferret out, and block, profanity in novels and nonfiction...
GE Eucalyptus Must Not Be Approved in Brazil on April 9th   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
Short video details the problems with GE eucalyptus trees.
Personal Update - 3/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 20 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
Worlds Leading Health Organization Declares Glyphosate Probably Carcinogenic to Humans. Its Time to Ban Monsantos Roundup
Health & Wellness  (tags: BAN MONSANTO )

Reverend
- 19 hours ago - fooddemocracynow.org
ACT NOW: Tell the EPA to ban glyphosate and tell Congress and the White House itâEUR(TM)s time to label GMOs! Every voice counts! ItâEUR(TM)s time to get Monsantos Roundup off your plate, Ban glyphosate and Label GMOs!
Former Pro~GMO Scientist Speaks Out on Dangers of Genetically Modified Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: not safe )

Reverend
- 18 hours ago - wakeup-world.com
The scientific literature is full of studies showing that engineered corn and soya contain toxic or allergenic proteins. The Bt corn and soya plants that are now everywhere in our environment are registered as insecticides...not tested for safety...
Bird of the Week: Purple Martin
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 18 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Pesticides, particularly the newer neonicotinoid insecticides, are a serious threat to the Purple Martin and other aerial insectivores, both on their breeding grounds and their wintering grounds in South America. Purple Martins are considered a species...
Protect Monarch Butterflies From Monsanto! PETITION
Animals  (tags: environment, pesticides, monarchs, protection, Monsantoendangered )

Anna
- 23 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Send a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service now telling them monarch butterflies need protection under the Endangered Species Act!
 
 
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