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Tell Your Representative to Protect the EPA PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection )

- 16 minutes ago -
The EPA is vital for the protection of our planet. Eliminating it could mean the end of clean air. No safeguards for clean water. Climate chaos. We need your help to defend the EPA from Republican attacks!
Help New Mexico's Companion Animals PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, dogs, pets, suffering, protection )

- 21 minutes ago -
More than 135,000 cats and dogs enter our stateâEUR(TM)s animal shelters every year and almost half of them are euthanized simply for lack of adoptive homes.
Oppose Inhumane Horse Slaughter PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, protection )

- 24 minutes ago -
Say NO to Horse SlaughterâEUR"in New Mexico and Everywhere
Stop Cruel and Senseless Wildlife Killing Contests! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 27 minutes ago -
Please sign this petition to let policymakers know that you stand united with the majority of New Mexicans who oppose these cruel and dangerous killing contests.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the State Game Commission, Trapping Is Dangerous for Everyone! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 29 minutes ago -
Call on the New Mexico State Game Commission to listen to the majority of New Mexicans who are opposed to trapping. Write to them declaring your opposition to the Cougar Rule and join us in holding the Game Commission accountable for their unsound
Stop Killing Contests PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 33 minutes ago -
Wildlife killing contests are cruel and hazardous, organized events in which participants compete for prizes by attempting to kill the most animals over a certain time period
Thank You for Retiring the NM Chimpanzees Held at Texas Biomed PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, protection )

- 36 minutes ago -
Why send a thank you? It takes courage and heart for decision-makers to take action that supports animal protection. Speaking out against unethical policies created and maintained at state and federal levels takes time and determination, and also
Bird Population Declines in Valley
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

- 51 minutes ago -
According to Bird Conservation Nepal, 7,008 birds were recorded in winter, whereas 6,636 birds were recorded in summer this year. BCN made public the result of urban bird count 2017 today. As per the data, 105 birds have disappeared from the Valley
US Childhood Quality Dropping Like A Sack Of Rocks   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, premature childhood deaths, more than almost all of Europe, teen births )

- 55 minutes ago -
The USA was not exempt from threats that cause premature childhood deaths. US is one of 7 countries where half of all teen births occur and infant deaths were more than 40 European countries combined.
Helping to Save Our Native Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 55 minutes ago -
Dunedin residents can help the dire situation of New ZealandâEUR(TM)s native birds in various ways, environmental advocacy groups say.
To Understand Betsy DeVos's Educational Views, View Her Education
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, religion, children, kids )

- 59 minutes ago -
Public neighborhood schools - the vast majority of schools in this country - were hardly present in the billionaire's childhood or adult life.
Yemen to Probe Alleged Interrogation Abuses By UAE, US
World  (tags: human rights abuses, interrogation and torture, investigations, network of secret prisons, Senators McCain and Reed, United Arab Emirates, United States, Yemen )

- 59 minutes ago -
Pressure is growing from Washington for further investigation following reports of severe human rights violations in a network of secret prisons in Yemen. The Associated Press released details of an AP investigation Thursday.
Trump Says His False Threat of "Tapes" Was Designed to Pressure Comey
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, James Comey, FBI, investigations, scandals )

- 1 hour ago -
President Donald Trump offered a curious defense for publishing a tweet last month that suggested the existence of secret "tapes" of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.
The Heart Disease Rates of Meat-Eaters Versus Vegetarians & Vegans. The #1 Killer In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, family, food, healthcare, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, heart disease rates, vegan and vegetarian, cause of death )

- 1 hour ago -
Proper nutrition is essential for good health, and itâEUR(TM)s disturbing how little doctors learn about it in medical school. As a result, they are unable to educate their patients on how to use nutrition to improve their health, or they offer advice based...
How Technology Fatigues The Brain & What We Can Do About It
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, exercise, healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, protection, prevention, treatment, warning, technology, brainwaves, cellphones, laptops, tv´s )

- 1 hour ago -
t doesnâEUR(TM)t matter if youâEUR(TM)re a professional, a student, a stay-at-home parent, or a volunteer, every day can be summed up as a constant battle against stress and mental fatigue. When our brains grow tired, we make poor decisions, work slower, and....
8th United Kingdom Week for the Animals Celebration June 24- July 2, 2017!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, animaladvocates, endangered, dogs, protection, animalrights, environment, GoodNews )

- 1 hour ago -
UK Week for the Animals is spotlighting animals and communities for the animals throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The fun-filled week will feature pet adoption events, dog shows, salute to working K9s, bird tours, wildlife events and more!
Act Now! Demand Carrefour Drop Dog Meat, PERMANENTLY!
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, investigation, killing, sadness, suffering, selling dog meat )

- 3 hours ago -
An Animals Asia investigation recently exposed French supermarket giant, Carrefour for selling dog meat products in China. Carrefour has not committed to ending dog meat sales forever & dog meat on shelves May 2017... hold Carrefour to account!
Bill Maher From 6/23
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, videos )

- 4 hours ago -
It's that time of week again, and I'm happy to share three excellent video clips from Bill's show last night. Enjoy!!
Open Thread - 6/24/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 4 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Sausage Roll Row: US 'Invents' New Summer Snack
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Snack. Copyright, USA, UK )

- 4 hours ago -
There has been a British outcry on social media after a US chain claimed to have invented a new summer snack that looks suspiciously like a sausage roll.
Animals  (tags: tourism, Asia, restaurants, good endangered species, petitions )

- 5 hours ago -
At Laos' Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, wealthy tourists can choose from a string of restaurants that butcher and serve the meat of endangered species like tigers and pangolins.
Everyday Erinyes #80
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, Black lives, Philando Castile, children, grief, projection, violence, paid protestors )

- 5 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Various things this week which seem to me to command the attention of the Greek Furies.
Changing Times: Chimpanzees' Lawyers Say Court's Denial of Habeas Corpus Is 'Legally Wrong'
Animals  (tags: usa, animal rights, personhood, Non-human Rights Project, chimpanzees, Jane Goodall, Tommy, Kiko, New York County Supreme Court (Appellate, First Judicial Department), animal welfare, Annette Gartland, Changing Times )

- 6 hours ago -
Wise says the First Department's ruling is legally wrong. They conclude that "First Department had almost no idea what the NhRP alleged in our habeas petitions, what our major arguments were, or even what relief we were seeking for Tommy and Kiko"
I Have Pareidolia, And I Create Characters Out Of The Faces I See
Offbeat  (tags: cartoons, Pareidolia, characters, faces, environment, humans, interesting, funny, unusual )

- 6 hours ago -
Hey, I'm Keith! A lot of the time, people don't see the faces I see in inanimate objects. So, I decided to illustrate them in a cartoonish way and write little stories about them to bring them to life.
'Modern-Day Slavery': Many Southern States Have Prison Inmates Working in Governor's Mansions and Capitol Buildings
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, incarceration, forced labor )

- 8 hours ago -
Inmates working at the capitol building in Baton Rouge are a common sight. Prisoners work in the Louisiana governor's mansion and inmates clean up after Louisiana State University football games as well.
In the Face of Climate Crisis, Trump Has Become An International Pariah
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, Paris agreement )

- 8 hours ago -
People from all walks of life are joining forces to confront the common threat, but the leader of the most powerful nation is not among them.
You May Be Eating Chicken Contaminated With a Hallucinogenic Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, poultry, drugs, contamination )

- 9 hours ago -
Three nonprofit groups filed suit June 22 against Laurel, Missippippi-based Sanderson Farms, Inc. for falsely advertising products that contain a wide range of unnatural and in some cases prohibited substances, as "100% Natural."

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