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An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef ACTION
Environment  (tags: great barrier reef, Australia, dredging, destruction, environment, habitat )

- 2 days ago -
The Australian government is turning its back on the Reef, and decided to open the door to dredging and dumping in the Marine Protected area.
OP-ED: Restoring Louisiana's Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy -- Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Managing the Mississippi River Delta is a daunting challenge, but the greatest barrier to restoration and flood protection is politics
Billionaire Warren Buffett's Son to Fund Anti-Poaching Efforts in Tanzania
Animals  (tags: UNESCO, Tanzania, Howard Buffet, Warren Buffet, poachers, ivory, poaching, anti-poaching, elephants, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, cruelty, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, conservation, extinction, killing )

- 1 day ago -
He will provide a helicopter, equipment, and training to protect threatened wildlife and keep poachers out of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wondering How to Make Your Hair Grow Better? Do It Naturally With These 8 Tips.
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthy hair, diet, nutrition, natural )

- 2 days ago -
Keep in mind that hair is a reflection of inner health. What you put into your body will show in the health of your hair, so the best way to make it grow is to treat it well.
There's No Honor in Honor Killings - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Honor Killing, Womensociety )

- 10 days ago -
Sign the petition: Urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (The Honorable Navanethem Pillay) to continue advocacy to end to the barbaric practice of honor killings.
Take Action to End Trafficking: Strengthen the Child Welfare Response - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Human trafficking, children welfare, socialsecurity )

- 10 days ago -
Abused or neglected young people are vulnerable to the recruitment and control tactics of human traffickers. Please urge your Members of Congress to cosponsor this legislation now!
These Were Michael Vick's Fighting Dogs. Where They Are Now Is Beautiful.
Offbeat  (tags: viktory dogs, rescued, michael vick, update, story, fighting dogs )

- 10 days ago -
In honour of national dog fighting awareness day through the ASPCA, we wanted to feature a few pups who overcame all the odds and proved that the pups are not vicious killers- they're just regular dogs who've been put through extreme circumstances.
Honor the Memory of Mickey Rooney
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Mickey Rooney )

- 11 days ago -
Mickey Rooney passed on at age 93 on Sunday. This petition will serve to collect our memories
Buddy Finds a New Home After Rescue From Dog-Fighting Ring
Animals  (tags: home, pit bull, stafford, Amstaff, dogfighting dog fighting, dogfighting ring, pain, fear, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, crime, environme )

- 10 days ago -
Buddy was one of several puppies rescued last summer from a multi-state dog-fighting ring and brought to Charles
Heart of a Mother Inspirational Movie - Movie
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women )

- 10 days ago -
A tribute to mothers everywhere.
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