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Why Drug Companies See Rare Disease Patients as Human Jackpots
Health & Wellness  (tags: rare disease, drug companies, drugs, prescription medication, prescriptions, health insurance )

Joanna
- 42 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
Loukisha Olive-McCoy, 44, has hereditary angioedema (HAE), a life-threatening disease so rare that many doctors have only read about it. Each week, she injects medicine into her body thatâEUR(TM)s worth more than a yearâEUR(TM)s rent for her tiny bungalow.
PETITION -- DonâEUR(TM)t Persecute Ravens in Barbaric Slaughter
Animals  (tags: persecution, ravens, barbaric slaughter, highlands, scotland, killing, experiment, scttish NAtural heritage, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, environment, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Hundreds of ravens in the highlands of Scotland may soon be targeted by hunters thanks to a new five-year license permitting their killing as part of an experimental cull led by Scottish Natural Heritage.
PETITION - End the Siege Against Endangered Pollinators
Animals  (tags: endangered, pollinators, agriculture, human made obstacles, honeybees, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Rare animals that perform a crucial function in agriculture and the wild are currently fighting to survive against an increasing number of human-made obstacles. Pollinators need to be protected, and not just honeybees
PETITION - Eleven Animals Allegedly Starved, Neglected, and Kept in Filthy Pens Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: animals, neglected, filthy pens, clean water, food, maximum penalty, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, humans )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Demand that the man who allegedly kept eleven animals in dirty pens with no access to clean water or food receive the maximum penalty by law.
Endangered Slow Lorises Finally Free From Illegal Wildlife Traffickers
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, wildlife, slow lorises, wildlife traffickers )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Now, after a period of reintegrating to their natural environment, Lilo and JombloâEUR(TM)s tracking collars have been removed and they are completely free to live in the wild with other Javan slow lorises.
Animal Advocates Announce Intent to Sue Maryland Roadside Zoo for Violating Endangered Species Act and State Animal Cruelty Law
Animals  (tags: roadside zoos, Endangered species act, state animal cruelty law, Animal Legal Defense Fund, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, habitat, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - aldf.org
âEURoeThe Animal Legal Defense Fund has documented visibly sick animals, some without water in intense heat, and living in barren animal enclosures in severe disrepair with significant accumulations of feces and waste
PETITION - McDonald's Is Polluting Our Oceans
Business  (tags: McDonald's, polluting oceans, plastic straws, business, consumers, ethics, environment, marketing, world )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - actions.sumofus.org
**UPDATE: On 28 March 2018 McDonald's announced it is ditching plastic straws from its UK restaurants, phasing them out from May. This is great news, but we need McDonald's to do stop using plastic straws worldwide, so keep signing and sharing
Seal Pups Play Tug of War With a Sheet of Plastic Washed Up on the Beach | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures, news )

Christeen
- 2 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
The animals are super cute but the plastic has got to go.
Animal Webaction
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, protection, safety, nutrition )

Irene
- 2 hours ago - animalwebaction.com
A click = a free gift for animals Do a good deed for abandoned cats, dogs and horses.
Pitty Pitty Pat (DRA Level 4) Read Aloud
Offbeat  (tags: homeschooling, homeschooling ideas, unschooled, unschooling, teaching, education, educationonline )

Sharon
- 4 hours ago - topsthemonkey.com
In this read aloud, a more basic read aloud modeling on a few reading strategies. The focus is on increasing fluency. A FREE text-to-self activity is available to download.
Three Horses Die Within 30 Minutes At Hexham Races Leading To Calls For An Inquiry.
Animals  (tags: Horses, Animal Safety, Horse Racing, Hexham Racecourse, Northumberland, Animal Aid )

DerekDeka
- 4 hours ago - chroniclelive.co.uk
An animal rights charity has demanded an investigation after three horses died within 30 minutes of each other at a North East race meeting. Animal Aid has created an online petition urging the government to set up an independent regulatory body.
Galileo: UK Plan to Launch Rival to EU Sat-Nav System
Science & Tech  (tags: satellites, GPS systems, Galileo )

Santanu
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK is considering plans to launch a satellite navigation system as a rival to the EU's Galileo project, (and US GPSS)
My Last Year (Post 147) A Loophole in Social Security Can Keep a Child From LearningâEUR¦
Society & Culture  (tags: education, teachers, children, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Sharon
- 5 hours ago - fromthedeskofmargaretbrown.com
Margaret has been teaching for a long time and had heard about children receiving social security benefits based on reading performance and for no other reason. Now, she comes face to face with the paperwork and has to make an important decision.
STOP THE PLASTIC THREAT
Environment  (tags: plasticpollution, Plastic Waste )

Chrissy
- 5 hours ago - facebook.com
Record levels of plastic discovered in Arctic sea ice -WE MUST ACT NOW-WE CAN NOT WAIT-THERE IS NO PLANET B
Climate Change Impacting Japan
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, humans, oceans, globalwarming )

Andy
- 5 hours ago - shingetsunewsagency.com
Climate change is already altering life in Japan, and its impact is expected to deepen in the coming years and decades. Turbulent weather is an obvious aspect of climate change, but the loss of Japanese cultural heritage is among the associated effects...
TAKE ACTION: Mice Forced to Inhale Cigarette Smoke
Animals  (tags: mice, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, cruelty, pets )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - humaneresearch.org.au
Please use the form below to tell the Animal Care and Ethics Committee at the University of Newcastle, how shocked you are that they approve such inhumane experiments. You can use the text provided or compose your own.
Cat Adopts Orphaned Kitten The Moment She Arrives At Sanctuary - The Dodo
Animals  (tags: Syria, The Cat Man of Aleppo, animals, cats, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 8 hours ago - thedodo.com
When Hala the cat met a 2-month-old kitten named Lola, she immediately decided that she was going to be Lola's mum.
Photographer Captures Osprey Carrying a Shark That Was Eating a Fish | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures, news )

Christeen
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
There's always someone higher in the food chain.
TAKE ACTION: STOP THE KILLING OF ANIMALS BY HUNTS
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, hunting, animalrights, endangered, environment )

Dogan
- 9 hours ago - takeaction.league.org.uk
We, the undersigned, agree that the following needs to take place to stop our wildlife being killed by the hunts: Animals are being killed in the countryside, and those responsible are getting away with it.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Teachers Who Demand Reasonable Pay Are Not Criminals.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: teachers, education )

Dogan
- 9 hours ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition: Teachers who demand reasonable pay are not criminals. Reject Colorado's SB 18-264 and other such measures to punish them for walking out.
TAKE ACTION: Elephants Were Reportedly Seen Dripping With Blood
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, cruelty, animalcruelty, Circus elephants )

Dogan
- 10 hours ago - action.peta2.com
And then there's Garden Bros. Circus âEUR¦ which is still working with abusive exhibitors, such as Carson & Barnes Circus, that profit from abusing and exploiting animals.
California Independence Backers Can Collect Signatures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., constitution )

Glenn
- 10 hours ago - ksby.com
Advocates looking for California to secede from the United States are trying for a third time since President Donald Trump's election to get a statewide vote on the issue.
TAKE ACTION: Repeal the Trump Tax Scam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump's tax scam, Donald Trump, americans, ethics, corruption )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - l.brigade.com
Middle-class families deserve better, which is why your constituents are demanding you work to repeal the Trump Tax scam.
3-D Printed Food Could Change How We Eat
Science & Tech  (tags: food, nutrition, 3-D printing, technology, tech, NewTechnology, CoolStuff, coolstuff, goodnews )

Glenn
- 11 hours ago - eurekalert.org
Jin-Kyu Rhee, associate professor at Ewha Woman's University in South Korea, will discuss his new research and the potential of 3-D printing technology for food production at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting.
 

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