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Here's How Much Corporations Paid US Senators to Fast-Track the TPP Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, candidates, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, TPP, trade )

Kathy
- 17 hours ago - theguardian.com
A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.
11 Ways Flame Retardants Hurt Your Health
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, family, health, flame retardants, toxins )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - rodalenews.com
Flame retardants were designed to help protect you and your family from catastrophic house fires, but this well-intended chemical is having some unforeseen consequences for your health.
(Washington) State To Shell: Long-Term Moorage Of Arctic Drill Rig Unconstitutional
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Arctic drilling, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, energy, environment, goodnews, Sustainabililty, Shell )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - kuow.org
State officials said Friday that it's unconstitutional for Shell Oil to store its Arctic drilling rig at the Port of Seattle's Terminal 5.The Washington Department of Natural Resources sent a letter to Shell on Friday, informing the energy giant that...
Label Meat Raised On Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, antibiotics in animal food, diet, drugs, ethics, food, government, health, medicine, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - uspirg.webaction.org
"Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era in which common infections and minor injuries, which have been treatable for decades, can once again kill."-World Health Organization
Its More Than Monsanto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, chemicals, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - opednews.com
The agriculture and food industries make up almost 50% of the global employment and 20% of global GDP. Without food we perish and without the right food we do not thrive. The agro-food industries should be more important to us than oil, which is only 3%
Five Hundred New Fairytales Discovered in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: culture, goodnews, humans, interesting, fairy tales, society, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
A whole new world of magic animals, brave young princes and evil witches has come to light with the discovery of 500 new fairytales, which were locked away in an archive in Regensburg, Germany for over 150 years.
Special Report: The War on Big Food
Business  (tags: corporate, economy, ethics, food, marketing, money, society )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - fortune.com
Major packaged-food companies lost $4 billion in market share alone last year, as shoppers swerved to fresh and organic alternatives. Can the supermarket giants win you back?
Be a Part of the Tibet Solution
World  (tags: china, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, society, terrorism, violence, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Join the Tibet Solution and call on world governments to take joint action for Tibet. Joint action by democratic governments is a first step towards pressuring the Chinese government to stop repressive policies in Tibet. By acting collectively, government
There Is No Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, GMOs, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - gmofreeusa.org
Following are 124 other health or science related organizations from around the world that are in agreement with the IAASTD report, and/or support mandatory GMO labeling.
Bird of the Week: Hawaiian Hawk ('Io)
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - abcbirds.org
The 'Io's biggest threats are deforestation from agriculture, development, and logging, along with habitat degradation from introduced livestock and invasive plants. Additional hazards include illegal shooting, poisoning, and collisions.
 
 
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