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Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, mechanotransduction, hair cells, ear, signals, sound waves, electrical signals )

Darren
- 1 hour ago - the-scientist.com
Researchers have nailed down yet another component of the mechanotransduction complex responsible for relaying signals from hair cells in the ear.
Tough Kitten Battles Ultimate Enemy: His Own Reflection - See Cute Clips!
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, cat, reflection, interesting )

Jean
- 1 hour ago - thedodo.com
This little kitten was in for a shocking surprise when he happened to wander in front of the closet mirror. There was another cat in there! A cat who looked JUST like him!
UNRWA's Chris Gunness Slams
Health & Wellness  (tags: assault on Gaza Strip-siege 2014, netanyahu callous, humanitarian-energy crisis, reconstruction, Chris Gunness, war crimes, refugees, massacres-assault Gaza, civilians, children, babies, environment, disease, health, news, protection, children )

Jess
- 1 hour ago - middleeastmonitor.com
spokesperson for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), slammed Tuesday what he called the "callousness" of Israel's summer assault on the Gaza Strip.
Rhinos Moved To 'Intensive Protection Zones'
Animals  (tags: animals, rhino poaching, stats, animalwelfare, protection )

Jean
- 1 hour ago - thedodo.com
With just over a month left in 2014, this year already tops last year's bloody toll of rhino poaching. It's difficult not to feel a sense of panic at such an astounding rate of slaughter.
Illegal Cybercrime Profits From Enormous Trade In Wild Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, animalcruelty, trafficking, online )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
An investigation released Tuesday revealed just how prevalent the online wildlife trafficking industry is internationally. Over six weeks in 2014, 33,006 live wild animals and their parts were available for sale on 280 online marketplaces
1,000 Rare Turtles Intended To Hit The Black Market As Handicrafts Seized In Raid
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, sea turtles, smuggled, crime, extinction )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
The bodies of more than 1,000 rare sea turtles, collectively weighing nearly 3,000 pounds, were recently seized by Vietnamese officials in a warehouse raid. Conservationists have fingered Vietnam as a hotbed of illegal wildlife trade
How Oil Ate the Heart of North Dakota
Environment  (tags: greed, pollution, habitat, fracking Bakken, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics, protection )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - grist.org
Nothing completes a quiet morning drinking coffee and reading the paper like a multi-part investigative saga of pollution and the fracking boom in North Dakot
Here's An Adorable Little Owl Bobbing His Head. You're Welcome
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, owls, interesting, pictures )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
But this owlet doesn't actually want to cut a rug -- in this video from wildlife photographer Rathika Ramasamy, he's just trying to check you out. Owls move their heads to tweak depth perception and focus, John Rowden, an ornithologist with the National
End Biased Ban on 'Vicious' Dog Breeds
Animals  (tags: dog breeds ban, discrimination, abuse, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalwelfare, dogs, humans, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

Sara
- 2 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
This breed-specific ban is unduly discriminatory against dogs and their owners. Sign the petition to demand that the village of Moreauville reverse their illogical and unfair ban on pit bulls and Rottweilers.
Shocking Incident Of Panda Mistreatment Caught On Film [GRAPHIC]
Animals  (tags: animals, panda, abused, animalcruelty, investigation )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
A worker at a panda breeding facility in China has sparked outrage in the panda-loving community (which is just about everyone), after he was caught on film striking a little panda cub multiple times in its enclosure for no apparent reason.
End Barbaric Dog Meat Trade in Thailand
Animals  (tags: dog meat trade, Dog Meat Trade in Thailand, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, ethics, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering )

Sara
- 2 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
The consummation of dog meat is relatively confined to northern Thailand,such as the province of Sakon Nakhon,where residents seem to be split on eating dog meat. Sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister to ban the consumption of dog meat in Thailand
Dr. Rima E. Laibow: Now a Crime in Japan to Speak of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Effects - YouTube
Environment  (tags: Fukushima, pollution, world, Sustainabililty, water, humans, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, radia-active )

Earths
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
If we really think about that threat and use our common sense thinking, What is going on there that is so horrible or is it that bad they must shut down the media, they must blackmail ppl not to talk about it. What's really going on over there?
How to Cope With Your Difficult Family During the Holidays Without Going Mad
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, thanksgiving, stress, families, difficult people, coping tips, holiday stress, family )

Beth
- 2 hours ago - smyls.co.uk
The festive season often means we have to spend time with our nearest and dearest. But what do you do if your family are not exactly The Brady Bunch?
Activist/Author Generates $300,000+ in Fight Against TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - ecowatch.com
TransCanada's hopes that its proposed Energy East pipeline to carry Alberta tar sands bitumen oil across the Canadian continent for export could escape the negative attention and backlash that has blocked its Keystone XL pipeline
SOULLESS WASTELAND OFCORPORATE IRELAND
World  (tags: news, politics, blog, ethics, government, society, europe, world, Europe, Fine Gael, Gerry Adams, Gombeen, Gregory Campbell, James Joyce, Labour, mafianomics, News, NO SOUL, Orange order, Politics, Pope, Roddy Doyle, Samuel Beckett )

Brian
- 2 hours ago - irishblog-irelandblog.blogspot.com
"Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam. A country without a language is a country without a soul." ― Pádraig Pearse
Help Us Turn the Tide! .
Environment  (tags: Barrier reef, dumping, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 hours ago - act.wwf.org.au
The tide is turning on the decision makers responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's future, with a groundswell of public opinion and scientific fact supporting a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the Reef's waters.
How Did Manatees Inspire Mermaid Legends?
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates )

Larry
- 2 hours ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
It's that time of year when manatees, the slow-moving aquatic mammals of the southeast coast of North America, start to migrate south into warmer waters--Get more info at . http://www.savethemanatee.org/
In BDS, B Is For Blacklist, Not Boycott
World  (tags: Israel, Blacklist, BDS )

Barbara
- 2 hours ago - honestreporting.com
The BDS movement's boycott against Israel is, for all practical purposes, a blacklist designed to remove Israel from the world stage.
Distorting the News of Jerusalem Terror
World  (tags: Israel, palestinian terrorism, Media bias )

Barbara
- 3 hours ago - honestreporting.com
Inaccurate and distorting one-liners can easily be corrected. After complaints, CNN edited and apologized for both the completely false headline,
Polluting Industries Say Sky Is Falling as EPA Proposes Stronger Ozone Standards
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, pollution, world )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - ecowatch.com
These days we hear a lot about greenhouse gases--carbon and methane--and not so much about ozone. B
Thieves Steal Holocaust Victims' Shoes at Polish Museum
Offbeat  (tags: history, crime, ethics )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - bbc.com
Eight shoes belonging to Jewish Holocaust victims have been stolen from a former concentration camp in Poland...
Stone Age Axe Found With Wood Handle
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - bbc.com
Archaeologists in Denmark have uncovered an incredibly rare find: a stone age axe held within its wooden handle...
Suncor Energy: Don't Destroy Canada's Most Important River!
Environment  (tags: rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 3 hours ago - act.watchdog.net
The Athabasca River is an essential ecosystem for hundreds of species of fish, birds and other wildlife, not to mention the drinking and farming water for miles around.
Comet Landing: Organic Molecules Detected By Philae
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, interesting, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - bbc.com
The Philae lander has detected organic molecules on the surface of its comet, scientists have confirmed...
VICTORY VICTORY Idaho Predator Derby Canceled on Federal Land
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, extinction, slaughter, suffering, protection, wildlife, GoodNews, environment, activists, internet, violence, sadness )

Kelly
- 4 hours ago - boiseweekly.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services *A controversial hunting derby targeting predator species like wolves and coyotes won't happen on federal land after all.
Black Man Killed By Police? McCulloch Does It Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michael Brown, grand jury case, corruption, Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, justice?, dishonesty )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - nationofchange.org
So, a self-convicted liar. A manipulator of grand juries. A man utterly compromised in presenting the Michael Brown case to the grand jury.
Tweetstorm for Arturo the Polar Bear, Please Join Us!
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

Elaine
- 4 hours ago - facebook.com
Arturo is still suffering in Mendoza zoo in unbearable conditions. Please join this important tweet storm tomorrow: 11/27/14 9PM GMT. tweet 4 Arturo!
Act Now to End Violence Towards Children!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, Violence against Children )

Elaine
- 4 hours ago - e-activist.com
"Every 5 minutes across the world, a child dies as a result of violence"-Unicef. please sign!
TAKE ACTION NOW! 40,000 Maasai Nomads Are Being Kicked Off Their Ancestral Land By a Luxury Safari Company.
World  (tags: corporate land grabl africa, indigenous righs, native rights, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, world, society, conflict )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the World's Rarest Dolphin: The Hector's Dolphin!
Animals  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans, protection, environment, animalrights, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Hector's dolphin inhabits waters around the New Zealand coast and grows to an average of 1.4 m in length. Over the last four decades it has suffered a massive population decline as a result of destructive human activity, including gill and trawl nets,

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