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Keep Shell Out of the Arctic! - Take Action!: NRDC's Save BioGems
Science & Tech  (tags: architecture, auto, babies, business, children, clothing, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, family, food, garden, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, he )

Susanne
- 1 day ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Scientists Find Earth-Sized Planet in An Orbit Friendly to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, discovery, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The discovery, announced on Thursday, is the closest scientists have come so far to finding a true Earth twin. The star, known as Kepler
Scientists Discover First Earth-Sized Planet That Could Support Life
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, space exploration, Kepler )

Freya
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-sized alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might have liquid water and the right conditions for life.
Get Ready for the Lyrid Meteor Shower: Our Complete Guide for 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteor shower, Lyrids, observation )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - universetoday.com
The month of April doesn't only see showers that bring May flowers: it also brings the first dependable meteor shower of the season. We're talking about the Lyrid meteors, and although 2014 finds the circumstances for this meteor shower as less than fav
Walmart Employees Deliver Chairman $7.8 Bn 'Tax Bill' for Company's Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: business, taxes, walmart, Protest, Retail, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Protesting Walmart's tax privileges as it pays its workers notoriously low wages, the store's employees and others have delivered a $7.8 billion "tax bill" to the Arizona home of the retail giant's chairman, Rob Walton.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Outrageous Killing of Idaho's Gray Wolves
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, wildlife, world, protection, environment, destruction, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, extinction, sadness, suffering, slaughter, cruelty, death, dogs, treatment, prevention, money, business, cover-up, abuse )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Just this year, it passed into law the setting aside of nearly half a million dollars to exterminate 500 wolves. In December 2013, it hired a trapper to go into a federal wilderness area to kill two wolf packs,
VICTORY VICTORY Celebrate Victory for Wild Bison
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, Judge McKeon, restoration efforts are successful, GoodNews, nature, politics, protection, wildlife, environment, animals, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A Montana judge recently rejected an effort to classify the animals as livestock instead of wildlife under state law. The ruling is part of an ongoing, successful effort by the Montana Department of Fish,
URGENT VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Don't Allow Pets to Be Artificially Colored With Dye
Business  (tags: would put domesticated animals in danger, would overturn a 45-year ban on dyeing l, multiply the number of unwanted animals, animalcruelty, abuse, abused, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, protection, pets, law, suffering, sadness )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
But in Florida, the upcoming seasonal festivities may come at the expense of innocent living creatures. A new bill that has just passed through the Florida House would put domesticated animals in danger of becoming live holiday decorations this Easter.
VICTORY VICTORY 130 Bears to Be Rescued in China, the Largest Number Ever
Business  (tags: bear bile farm bears, unprecedented move, to be converted into a bear sanctuary, activists, world, violence, safety, interesting, GoodNews, humans, media, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, cruelty, endangered, GoodNews, killed, k )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - wildlifeextra.com
April 2014: In an unprecedented move that will be the biggest bear rescue in the world a bear bile farm in China is to be converted into a bear sanctuary by Animals Asia who will then care for its 130 bears, after a plea by the farmer for help.
Petition | Stop Gay Marriage | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: bigotry, homophobia, Equalrights, LGBTMarriage, MarriageEquality, Propaganda, USCCB, USConferenceofCatholicBishops )

BMutiny
- 2 days ago - change.org
THIS PETITION SHOULD NOT BE SIGNED. It's on change.org, not on Care2. But, it's AN EXAMPLE OF THE KIND OF PROPAGANDA THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, and the USConferenceofCatholicBishops, is using to TRY TO STOP EQUALITY IN MARRIAGE. Be forewarned! But DON'T SIGN!
 
 
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