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Want to Wipe Out Earthworms and Ruin Your Soil? Use Glyphosate
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, glyphosate, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 hours ago - gmwatch.org
Using glyphosate herbicide can wipe out local earthworm populations, a new study shows. Even under the regular dose for perennial weeds, the earthworm population showed negative growth rates, meaning there were not enough young worms to replace the old
ACTION! SIGN & SHARE! Animal Planet: Drop the Show "Yankee Jungle!"
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Zoos, Roadside Zoos, Roadside Zoo Breeding, Animal Planet, Animal Planet Yankee Jungle, Demand Animal Planet Drop the Show Yanke, ACTION! )

Michelle
- 13 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
This zoo claims to be a "sanctuary" but their animals live in cramped enclosures with few opportunities for stimulation or enrichment. Worst of all they breed for profit, which a true sanctuary would NEVER do. Animal Planet has no business promoting this!
Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule
Environment  (tags: pollution, laws, US< protection, politics, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 53 minutes ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new draft proposed rule on Tuesday to tighten already-existing restrictions on ground-level ozone pollution, the main ingredient of urban smog.
Celebrities Ditch Starbucks After Company Openly Supports Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, GMO Foods, GMO Labeling, risks, prevention, protection, health, humans, science, society, treatment, news, food, government, interesting )

Earths
- 12 hours ago - naturalsociety.com
Neil Young is boycotting Starbucks, and you should too. The company obviously doesn't think you have the right to know what is in your food. Why sue a small state that legally determined for itself that GMOs should be labeled? It once again comes down to
Stephen Harper Is Out of Excuses on Climate Action
Environment  (tags: Canada, energy, Tar Sands, fossil fuels, Carbon Pricing, Global Warming, politics, Stephen Harper, environment, pollution, climate )

BoomerWar
- 12 hours ago - boomerwarrior.org
Mr. Harper, your climate charade is over. What will be the next move for the world's worst climate villain?
Ebola : What Are We Waiting for
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, Liberia, Sierra Leone, ebola.prevention, health, healthcare, children, death, diet, disease, humans, illness )

Roger
- 10 hours ago - act.one.org
The world waited too long to respond to Ebola. Ebola is devastating parts of West Africa. And every day we continue to wait - for funding to reach the ground, for nurses and doctors to be deployed, for the shattered medical services to be rebuilt - more
WDFW Recommends Wolf Shooter Be Charged
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, humans, killing, crime, cruelty, death, law, ethics, slaughter, suffering, society, abuse, endangered, environment, extinction, sadness, conservation, animalrights, animalcruelty, animalwelfare )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - capitalpress.com
Wolves are still endangered in WA. Full story is: farmer saw it, jumped into his pickup chased it down, and shot it. All across the West gun-totin' haters are killing wolves and getting away with it.Is only a misdemeanor in WA to kill endangered species.
'Business as Usual' as Japan Publishes New 'Research Whaling' Plan
Animals  (tags: Japan, whales, Japanese Whaling, Japanese Whalers, environment, ethics, extinction, cruelty, death, endangered, animals, AnimalWelfare )

Roger
- 9 hours ago - au.whales.org
Japan's Institute of Cetacean Research this week published its draft plan for a new 'research whaling' programme in the Antarctic. The announcement comes after its previous whaling programme in the Antarctic (JARPA II) was declared illegal by the Intern
GOP Takes Revenge Over Immigration Order in Tax Bill. Obama Tells Them to Pound Sand.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, democrats, economy, news, obama, politics, americans, elections, ethics )

Frank
- 9 hours ago - motherjones.com
Danny Vinik describes the tax extender package currently wending its way through Congress:
From Buy Nothing Day to Independence Day
Society & Culture  (tags: shopping, consumerism, Black Friday, holidays, resistance, protests )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - truth-out.org
Everything evolves. It's the movement of life through time. Those things that are fit for purpose evolve into something even more fit, better adapted and more powerful; those that don't fall by the wayside, or worse, sputter along.
 
 
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