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Tell Congress: Protect Our Special Places ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
From The Grand Tetons to the Smokies, too many of our parks, forests and other wild places are threatened by underfunding, overdevelopment and pollution from mining, logging and drilling.
Reject Greens Hollow Coal Lease Application ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
Send a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and tell her to reject the Greens Hollow coal lease in Utah. Your letter will also go to the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service, who are also involved in approving the lease.
Worst First Date Ever Steals Woman's Dog, But There's A Good Ending - So Far?
Animals  (tags: Yorkie, Dog, Stolen, Returned, Weird Dog News )

- 1 day ago -
How about an online first date whom the woman trusts enough to allow in her home, then he steals her $4.000.00 Yorkie and her TV and then returns the dog and TV and leaves them in her yard? Date from hell and craziness all around !
Orca Morgan: Appeal Verdict Announced
Animals  (tags: Orca Morgan, Court Verdict )

- 14 hours ago -
Tragically the verdict for Morgan is not good The Dutch Court have failed to consider her welfare at Loro Parque as relevant to the court case We won't give up on Morgan like the Dutch legal system has. We will fight for her in any and every way possible
Buy Toyota, Save the Earth? We Need To Reclaim Earth Day
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, Corporate Sponsorship, Corporate Corruption, #DirtyEnergy, Extraction, Climate Change, Tipping Point, All of the Above, Energy, Energy Policy, Disaster, Obama Administration, Reclaiming Earth Day, Activism, Grass Roots )

- 2 days ago -
"In the face of rapid growth of dirty fuel extraction, climate change reaching a "tipping point" of no return, and a Dem. admin. that has embraced an "all of the above" energy strategy, we need a real, grassroots movement, free of corporate "solutions."
Does Climate Apathy Hinge on "Pervasive" American Stupidity?
Society & Culture  (tags: Climate Change, American Opinions, Climate Apathy, Climate Denial, Religion, Anti-Science, Politics )

- 2 days ago -
"New survey highlights connection between political and religious affiliations and scientific beliefs."
Dalai Lama: A Role for Nuclear Power in Development Process
World  (tags: Japan, Dalai Lama, visit, energy, energy policy, nuclear energy, developing countries, socioeconomic gap, holistic view, zero emissions )

- 2 days ago -
"The religious figure said he is not absolutely against the promotion of nuclear energy. The Dalai Lama on Monday said he is in support of using nuclear energy for peaceful means as a way to bridge the socioeconomic gap in developing countries..."
"Straight From the Horse's Mouth:" Former Oil Exec Says Fracking Not Safe
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Toxic, Contamination, Environmental Justice, Hydraulic Fracturing, Mobil executive, Fracking Not Safe )

- 9 hours ago -
"In a message "straight from the horse's mouth," a former oil executive on Tuesday urged New York state to pass a ban on the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, saying, "it is not safe."
US Blesses Egyptian Repression With Apache Attack Helicopters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Foreign Policy, President, Obama, Administration, War Mongering, Destabilizing, Middle East, Militarism, Weapons, Apache Gunships, Egypt, Military Junta, Popular Resistance, Uprising )

- 9 hours ago -
"Despite worsening human rights record by military-backed government, Obama administration approves shipment of Apache gunships."
Super-Sized Inequality: Fast Food CEO Millionaire Pay Outpaces Workers By 1000 to 1
Business  (tags: Livable Wages, Minimum Wages, Fast Food Workers, CEOs, Income Inequality, Disparity, Destabilizing Economy )

- 9 hours ago -
"The fast food industry maintains a more extreme wage disparity between workers and CEOs than any other industry in the economy, according to a report by the public policy organization Demos published Tuesday."
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