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UPSTATE NEW YORK: 19 Arrested Protesting Gas Storage in Salt Caverns, Including Famed Chef Tony Del Plato
Environment  (tags: ACITVISM, acitvism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, green, politics, healthconditions )

- 8 days ago -
In a peaceful act of civil disobedience against the proposed gas storage that highlighted the climate crisis, 19 people formed a human chain shortly after sunrise this morning at the north entrance of Crestwood Midstream on Route 14
Fukushima: Thousands Have Died, Thousands More Will Die
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, radia-active, world )

- 8 days ago -
New evidence from Fukushima shows that as many as 2,000 people have died from necessary evacuations while another 5,000 will die from cancer.
Five Conservation Organizations Collaborate to Protect Indian Elephants
Animals  (tags: protection, habitat, wildanimals, animalwelfare )

- 53 days ago -
Five NGOs get together to help prevent human-elephant clashes by protecting the corridors used by elephants and in some cased relocating whole villages.
Are We Better Off Than We Were 40 Years Ago?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, economic inequality, social inequality, GDP, housing, education, gender, employment, health care, civil rights, politics, usa )

- 241 days ago -
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
10 Most Important Environmental Stories of 2014
Environment  (tags: climate change, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, habitat destruction, fracking, drought, plastic bags, Cargill, deforestation, election, oil )

- 240 days ago -
Climate change and energy dominate 2014's most important environmental stories. It is nice seeing positive environmental changes that will improve our world's future.
Foundation Stone Laid for CWRC Interpretation Centre At Kaziranga
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animaladvocates )

- 240 days ago -
The aim is to make all exhibits interactive to keep visitors engaged. Some of the topics on Asian elephant are basic elephant facts, elephant ecology, human-elephant interactions, habitat and corridor securement, WTI projects on elephant conservation.
Environmental Contamination Endangers Health of Camp Liberty Residents
Environment  (tags: Disease threat )

- 266 days ago -
United Nations ignores blackwater overflows caused by Iraqi forces acting under orders of Iran. They are doing this to kill 2700 remaining Iranian refugees. Iraq prevents daily emptying of the tanks.
On Centennial of Passenger Pigeon Extinction, Dove Hunting Flourishes
Animals  (tags: death, cruelty, extinction, doves )

- 330 days ago -
Hunters kill thousands of doves and think that is a great thing. Beautiful light gray-brown mourning doves may become extinct as hunters kill until they drop. Killing to extinction.
Bring Senator to Justice for Cruel Pigeon Shooting
Animals  (tags: Senator Jim Inhofe, pigeon shooting, Oklahoma City )

- 329 days ago -
U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe recently held fundraising event, which involved shooting hundreds of pigeon near Quartz Mountain State Park in Oklahoma. A video of the event was posted online by an animal rights group showing birds left limping and bleeding acros
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