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New Mexico Nuclear Waste Accident a 'Horrific Comedy of Errors' That Exposes Deeper Problems
Environment  (tags: humans, healthconditions, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - theecologist.org
Last February's explosion at the WIPP dump for long-lived intermediate-level nuclear waste from the US's nuclear weapons program remains unexplained,
Petition: Stop The American-Filipino Restuarant Pugan De Manila Eatery and Fine Dining From Slaughtering Dogs
Animals  (tags: Puking Pugan Dog Meat Restuarant )

Slava
- 11 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The American-Filipino Restuarant Pugan de Manila Eatery and Fine Dining has been granted provision sell and conume dog meat. The restaurant is allowed to slaugter 3 dogs per day. Many restaurant in the Philippines conduct this horrific behavior just to ap
TAKE ACTION NOW! Senator Mark Udall: Release the Torture Report Now! Add Your Name
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: use of torture, bushadministration, crime, ethics, cover-up, dishonesty, congress, politics, news, usa )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - releasethetorturereport.com
The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" is expected to detail shocking abuse of prisoners at the hands of the CIA during the Bush administration, and even possible CIA lying to Congress.
He Ripped Their House Off the Grid and He's No Hippie: Tales of the Solar Middle Class By Mark Chediak Oct 29, 2014 7:00 PM CT
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, children, culture, education, environment, freedoms, Good News, energy, design, sustainable, technology )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - bloomberg.com
'...highest electricity rates -- 38 cents a kilowatt-hour compared with the 13-cent national average. Fed up, Greene put solar panels on his roof and batteries in the garage to store the excess juice. He told his utility to come get his power meter.'
Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule
Environment  (tags: pollution, laws, US< protection, politics, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new draft proposed rule on Tuesday to tighten already-existing restrictions on ground-level ozone pollution, the main ingredient of urban smog.
End Barbaric Dog Meat Trade in Thailand
World  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abuse, animalrights, death, dogs, crime )

James
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Thailand is considering shutting down the brutal dog meat industry for good. The police have already started setting up sting operations to take down what they refer to as dog meat kingpins who oversee the exportation of dogs to Vietnam and China where ea
Avoiding Ecosystem Collapse
Environment  (tags: Ecosystems )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
From coral reefs to prairie grasslands, some of the world's most iconic habitats are susceptible to sudden collapse due to seemingly minor events.
Munchkin Is Back! Dog in Teddy Bear Suit Goes Viral, Again, in New Video
Animals  (tags: dogs, cats, habitat, humans, GoodNews, society, pets )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The Shih Tzu in the bear suit is now seen exercising on a treadmill. The YouTube post has more than 1 million likes.
Chomsky Visits Assange
World  (tags: War & Peace, Rights, Julian Assange, Noam Chomsky, United Kingdom )

Judy
- 1 day ago - telesurtv.net
According to Wikileaks, Assange and Chomsky went on the balcony to "take in the view of the police operation against the Ecuadorian embassy."
Petition: Save the Araripe Manakin
Animals  (tags: araripe manakin, critically endangered species )

Slava
- 11 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Araripe manakin is a critically endangered bird from the family of manakins. It was discovered in 1996 and scientifically described in 1998. It has an extremely small known range in Brazil, within which it is subject to continuing pressure from agricu
Grasshoppers Signal Slow Recovery of Post-Agricultural Woodlands
Environment  (tags: Gtrasshoppers )

Michael
- 1 day ago - seeddaily.com
Sixty years ago, the plows ended their reign and the fields were allowed to return to nature -- allowed to become the woodland forests they once were.
Praise Zoos Abandonment of Elephant Captivity Program
Animals  (tags: Woodland park zoo, abandonment, elephants, captivity, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Woodland Park Zoo will soon no longer keep or display live elephants, according to a recent announcement on the Seattle-based facility's website.
ACTION! SIGN & SHARE! Animal Planet: Drop the Show "Yankee Jungle!"
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Zoos, Roadside Zoos, Roadside Zoo Breeding, Animal Planet, Animal Planet Yankee Jungle, Demand Animal Planet Drop the Show Yanke, ACTION! )

Michelle
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This zoo claims to be a "sanctuary" but their animals live in cramped enclosures with few opportunities for stimulation or enrichment. Worst of all they breed for profit, which a true sanctuary would NEVER do. Animal Planet has no business promoting this!
Applaud Enlistment of Public to Capture Environmental Fugitives
World  (tags: Interpol, criminals, reporting m, crimes, citizens, environmentalists, petition )

Scooby
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Organisations dedicated to saving endangered species and the environment are becoming inventive in their efforts. One organisation in particular, the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has enlisted the help of citizens to catch
Stop Rainforest Destruction
Animals  (tags: rainforest, animal habitats, extinction, Greenpeace activists )

Yusuf
- 11 hours ago - change.org
Join the campaign now to demand forest-friendly products and stop rainforest destruction. companies are bulldozing football field's worth of Indonesian rainforest every hour destroying vanishing habitats for animals like orangutans and the Sumatran tigers
Save Old-Growth Forest From Logging
Environment  (tags: logging, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and join the fight to save these irreplaceable and indispensible trees from logging, which could easily be carried out in second-growth forests instead.
The Hungriest Places on Earth
World  (tags: society, hunger, health, diet, humanrights, world, news, ethics )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - globalpost.com
The average American will eat 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. In other countries, most people will eat less than half that in a single day, and many will eat much, much less.
Petition· Government of Nova Scotia: Redefine the "Minimum Standard of Care" for Dogs in Nova Scotia (Anti-Tethering Laws)
Animals  (tags: Government of Nova Scotia, Cumberland, Town of Amherst, Anti-tethering laws, animalrights, cruelty, animalwelfare, protection, pets, law, investigation, killing, society, suffering, sadness, ethics, crime, death, dogs )

Susanne
- 9 hours ago - change.org
The legislation and laws must be changed to better protect the welfare of animals. According to current legislation it is appropriate for an animal to be tied or chained outside for any length of time as long as it has food, water, and some form of ...
What Will Be the Fate of Another Rare Albino Dolphin Captured By Japanese Hunters? | TakePart
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphin, endangered, suffering )

Jean
- 16 hours ago - takepart.com
The white dolphin, the second taken this year at the cove, could be sold to an aquarium for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Man Performs At-Home C-Section On Dog, Cut Puppies' Ears With Scissors: Cops
Animals  (tags: C-Section On Dog, at home, scissors, cutting, ears, part of, illegal, dog breeding operation, animalrights, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, crime, cruelty, dogs, protection, pets, law, killing, suffering, investigation )

Susanne
- 9 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Florida man is facing multiple charges after police say he performed an at-home C-section on a dog and cut a puppy's ears with scissors as a part of an illegal dog breeding operation....
California Drought Puts a Chill on L.A. Pool Time
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, drought, California Drought, conservation )

Angela
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
Last week, when icy air and heaps of snow blasted most of the U.S., it was still possible to walk around in shorts and a T-shirt here in L.A. -- and worry about a sunburn. Newscasters kept noting that there were freezing temperatures in all 50 states, but
Solar Cooker Apexwave   video
Society & Culture  (tags: energy, environment, habitat, science, tech, children, family, fashion, freedoms, Good News, women, men )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
'It is a solar cooker in sunny weather and an umbrella on rainy day. You can boil water, fry eggs, cook potatoes and dumplings, also and soup. It is also perfect for kids who like to learn about solar energy and it is ECO friendly.
Save Zeus
Animals  (tags: dog ban, pitbulls, rotweiler, abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, death, ethics, humans, killing, law, pets, dogs, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

Sara
- 13 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
This ban should be lifted and Zeus, our family pet who just so happens to be a pit bull, should be saved and allowed to come back home where he belongs with his family!
With Celebrity Chefs, Asheville's Dissen Fights GMOs
World  (tags: world, usa, chefs fighting gmos humanrights )

Rose
- 1 day ago - citizen-times.com
ASHEVILLE - William Dissen, the chef and owner of The Market Place, has a history of environmental altruism.
It's About Much More Than Missing Students: Mexico's Massive Protest Movement, Explained
World  (tags: world, violence, war, news, crime, death, society, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - vox.com
The 43 student protesters disappeared outside Iguala on September 26, and are believed to have been murdered by a drug cartel at the behest of corrupt local officials. Shortly after the attack, the body of one of the students was found with his eyes..
Petition: Changing Global Attitudes to Sexual Violence - International Planned Parenthood Federation
Society & Culture  (tags: Changing, global attitudes, sexual violence, WOMAN RIGHTS, youth volunteer, Palestine, Amani, activists, education, crime, culture, freedoms, law, interesting, humans, religion, rights, society, safety, violence, world )

Susanne
- 1 day ago - ippf.org
Amani is a youth volunteer in Palestine working with our local partner organisation. She is one of many young volunteers involved in theatre productions and talks which explain that women should not have to live with sexual harassment or assault and...
From An Era of Refugee Millions, Only Palestinians Remain
World  (tags: Palestinian refugees, WWII refugees, Soviet Union, India, Pakistan )

David
- 1 day ago - online.wsj.com
The 1940s and '50s saw huge forced moves of population groups--people who put down roots and started over. Only the Palestinians have not been resettled and have remained refugees.
VICTORY VICTORY It's Unanimous! Salt Lake City Council Bans Carriages
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, endangered, healthconditions, pollution, politics, humans, government, GoodNews, activists, americans, violence, society, health, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 22 hours ago - peta.org
IT IS ABOUT TIME, NOW ON TO NYC AND THE OTHERS. Update: The Salt Lake City Council has unanimously voted to ban cruel and dangerous horse-drawn carriages. It's high time for these cruel and archaic rides to come to an end. Watch out, New York City!
Report of 6 Missing Children Leads to Pandering, Human Trafficking Charges
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, pimpng, human trafficking charges )

Rose
- 19 hours ago - nola.com
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responding to a report of six missing children in Harvey eventually arrested a man accused of serving as their mother's pimp

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