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Tell BB&S Treated Lumber to Stop Polluting Rhode Island's Waterways PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, destruction )

Anna
- 2 days ago - environmentrhodeisland.webaction.org
Polluters should be held accountable for their actions. Please sign the petition to urge BB&S Treated Lumber of NE to stop polluting Rhode Island's waters.
Tell Buckeye Florida LP to Stop Polluting Florida's Waterways PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, pollution )

Anna
- 2 days ago - environmentflorida.webaction.org
Buckeye Florida LP dumped 264,000 pounds of toxic releases into Florida's waters in 2012, a significant portion of the 1.33 million total pounds of toxics dumped into Florida's waterways that year.
Ask Legislators: Support Governor Dayton's Riparian Buffer Proposal For Clean Water PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

Anna
- 1 day ago - addup.org
This week, the Minnesota legislature is considering Governor Dayton's proposal (HF 1534 and the Senate companion bill, SF 1537) to require a 50-foot natural vegetation buffer along all of Minnesota's lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands.
Protect Birds, Babies, Bees and the Bay! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, chemicals )

Anna
- 1 day ago - addup.org
The chemicals used on some nursery plants are also dangerous to birds and humans as well. Consumers need to know the plants they are buying were treated with toxic neonicotinoid pesticides.
Top Violator of Women's Rights Around the World? It's Israel Says UN
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Womens Rights, human rights abuses )

Hilary
- 7 days ago - foxnews.com
.. not only is there no possibility that the UN Commission on the Status of Women will criticize Iran, Iran is an elected member of CSW. Sudan, whose president has been indicted for genocide and crimes against humanity, is currently a CSW Vice-Chair.
Antibiotic Use In Meat Is Soaring
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, safety, Antibiotics in Agriculture )

Teresa
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in the amount of antimicrobial drugs in pork, beef and poultry, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The Men Who Uncovered Assyria
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, lost civilisation, ancient )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two of the ancient cities now being destroyed by Islamic State lay buried for 2,500 years, it was only 170 years ago that they began to be dug up and stripped of their treasures. The excavations arguably paved the way for IS to smash what remained
US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic Leads School to Apologise
Offbeat  (tags: Pledge of Allegiance, Arabic leads, Apology, USA )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A school in New York state has apologised after receiving complaints because a student recited the US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic.
Iceland Puts Last Ever McDonald's Burger and Chips in National MUSEUM... After Country's Final Fast Food Outlet Shuts Down
Offbeat  (tags: macdonalds food, food )

John
- 7 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
MacDonalds left Iceland in 2009. The last burger and fries sold there has been on display ever since. It is still in good shape.
 
 
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