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Photo Highlights of the Day - Friday 30 January 2015
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, world, pictures, news )

Zora
- 20 hours ago - theguardian.com
The GuardianâEUR(TM)s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including speedskating in Austria, the Winston Churchill anniversary, snowfall in Japan, and the conflict in Kashmir
The Flamingos of Lake Nakuru
Offbeat  (tags: flamingoes, lake nakuru, kenya, animals, environment, photos, pictures, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
This is Lake Nakuru, located in the middle of Kenya, is the location for one of the most extravagent (and pink) phenomenons in the world.
Biofuels: Wrong Direction for a Sustainable Food and Climate Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, CO2emissions, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 13 hours ago - ecowatch.com
People already use roughly three-quarters of the worldâEUR(TM)s vegetated land for crops, livestock grazing and wood harvests. The remaining land protects clean water, supports biodiversity and stores carbon in trees, shrubs and soils
Outrage Over US Secret Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, garden, genetic engineering, genetically modified trees, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA, world )

Kathy
- 8 hours ago - stopgetrees.org
A secret letter from the USDA to GE tree company ArborGen, dated last August, was recently exposed by scientist Doug Gurian-Sherman of the Center for Food Safety. In this letter, the USDA made the unprecedented decision to allow ArborGen to pursue
Siberian Prison Fends Off Competition to Be Named RussiaâEUR(TM)s Best
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, world )

Marty
- 7 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Every prisoner gets four square meters in Krasnoyarsk jail,' reported the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service. 'Prison cells have all necessities like fridges, TV sets, kettles and a water supply...
Office Puts Chips Under Staff's Skin
Science & Tech  (tags: RFID chip )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - bbc.com
The chip allows employees to open doors and use the photocopier without a traditional pass card. What else will the chip allow?
'Kill Our Pilot and We'Ll Execute ALL Your Prisoners': Jordan 'Says It Will Hang Its ISIS Captives' If Airman Hostage Is Dead
World  (tags: Jordan )

Michael
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Jordan 'warns it will fast-track executions in retaliation for ISIS bloodshed
Help Stop Antibiotic Overuse On The Farm - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, farms, overuse antibiotic, misuse antibiotic, Pew Charitable Trusts, petition )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - advocacy.pewhealth.org
Pew Charitable Trusts is working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production. Up to 70 percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States go to healthy food animals.
Tell Senate Democrats: Dont Let The Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Congress, Dodd-Frank Act, reforms, economy )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
If Wall Street succeeds in rolling back the reforms put in place after the 2008 financial crash, we will all pay the catastrophic price. Congress should be building on Dodd-Frank not ripping it to shreds.
Congress: Please Extend Key Clean Energy Tax Incentives - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: EXPIRE Act, Congress, clean energy technologies, tax incentives, pew petition, wind, waste heat to power )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - advocacy.pewenvironment.org
By strengthening the Expiring Provisions Improvement Report and Efficiency Act, or EXPIRE Act, to include an extension of key wind, efficiency, and waste-heat-to-power provisions, Congress can give clean energy technologies a boost encourage investment.
 
 
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