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Mesmerizing Video of 10,000 Snow Geese Taking Flight Will Soothe Your Soul
Animals  (tags: animals, GoodNews, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 20 hours ago -
The sound is also just as magnificent to behold as the breathtaking footage.
Petition - End Violent Bullfights Now
Animals  (tags: bullfighting, barbaric animal cruelty, bullfighting ban, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further killings, needless suffering, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection laws )

- 14 hours ago -
Ban the barbaric bloodsport of bullfighting. A matador was gruesomely gored in the groin after an injured bull charged at him in defense during a recent bullfighting match held in the state of Queretaro in Mexico. While most media reports focused on...
PETITION -- Help Increase Our Donations of Drinking Water to Countries in Need
Environment  (tags: drinking water, donations, countries in need, petition, votes, government of canada, environment, humans, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
Once this petition gains enough votes, we will send it to the Government of Canada to let them know that even a small group can make a difference in other people's lives.
UK MPs Vote 'That Animals Cannot Feel Pain or Emotions' Into the Brexit Bill
Animals  (tags: animal rights, uk, pain, sentience )

- 1 day ago -
MPs have voted to reject the inclusion of animal sentience - the admission that animals feel emotion and pain - into the EU Withdrawal Bill.
Petition - Teach Human Rights in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, teachings, education, Human Rights, compassion, respect, Ethical Treatment, privilege, opportunities, accessibility, preventive behaviour, society )

- 14 hours ago -
Make human rights a required part of school students' curriculum. Students in India are not taught of the history, lessons, and importance of human rights. This must end. Students across the country are urging the government to make human rights...
Drop Charges Against Standing Rock Political Prisoner Red Fawn Fallis - Petition
Environment  (tags: Red Fawn Fallis, water protector, Dakota Access Pipeline, innocent, awaiting trial )

- 13 hours ago -
Red Fawn Fallis is facing life in prison for protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Fallis is innocent of the charges she is facing. She has been held for over one year and is still awaiting trial.
Petition-Ban Fishing
Animals  (tags: protection, animalrights, wildlife )

- 16 hours ago -
ban fishing-fish feel pain
TAKE ACTION: Oppose Trump FCCâEUR(TM)s Plan to Destroy Net Neutrality and the Open Internet
Society & Culture  (tags: internet censorship, usa, freedoms, censorship )

- 17 hours ago -
Oppose Trump FCCâEUR(TM)s plan to destroy net neutrality and the open internet Time is running out before TrumpâEUR(TM)s FCC and Big Cable destroy net neutrality âEUR" but we can still stop them.
PETITION - Cancel the Semester
Society & Culture  (tags: semester, ontario colleges, students, strike culture, education, humans, rights, society )

- 1 day ago -
Students are unhappy and unheard. We DON'T want half a semester. We want a fresh start and a refund.
Petition: Free the Two Dolphins Living in a Pool in Dilijan, Armenia.
Animals  (tags: dolphins in captivity, deplorable living conditions, Release Into Sanctuary, recovery plan, ethical treatment of animals, animal welfare and rights, exploitation of animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection laws, needless suffering )

- 12 hours ago -
Dolphins are smart, social creatures with the capacity to do a lot of things. But heal the sick is not one of them. Unfortunately, operators at a facility in Dilijan, Armenia might disagree. The complex is home to two dolphins they claim can alleviate...
Petition - Stop Forced Evictions in Nigerian City
World  (tags: nigeria, forced evictions, fancy buildings, needs of the people, alternative housing, social priorities, People Before Profits, Human Rights, interest subvention, conflicts, prevention, protection )

- 14 hours ago -
Stop violent evictions and destruction of homes in Lagos, Nigeria. Thousands of people in the city of Lagos, Nigeria are losing their homes and even their lives as their government hurries to make room for fancy hotels, condos, and office blocks.
Make Paid Family Leave A Guarantee For ALL Working Families
Society & Culture  (tags: working class, insurance, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The United States is one of the few first-world countries without a national policy for paid family leave. That must change.
These 10 Rivers Are Responsible for 90 Percent of the Plastic in the Oceans
Environment  (tags: rivers, Plastic in the ocean, africa, asia, Yangtze river, indus river, niger river )

- 1 day ago -
Eight are in Asia and two are in Africa. Ranked from the highest amount of plastic waste to the lowest, they are: the Yangtze River, Indus River, Yellow River, Hai He River, Nile River, Ganges River, Pearl River, Amur River, Niger River...
Oceans May Host Next Wave Of Renewable Energy
Environment  (tags: oceans, energy, renewable energy, wave energy, federal government, Department of Energy, conservation, environment, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

- 1 day ago -
The fledgling wave energy industry is getting a boost from the federal government. The Department of Energy is spending up to $40 million to build a wave energy test facility off the Oregon coast.
How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, tech, NewTechnology, Gizmos, computers, computer, media, internet )

- 1 day ago -
The imagination age is a theoretical period beyond the information age where creativity and imagination will become the primary creators of economic value.
Billboards in London Highlight Human Rights Abuses in Balochistan
World  (tags: Baloch, Balochistan, Human Rights, Pakistan Army, Violence against Baloch )

- 1 day ago -
The World Baloch Organisation (WBO) has launched an advertising campaign on London billboards to highlight Pakistan's human rights abuses in Balochistan. Despite attempts by the Pakistan government and Transport for London to censor the advertising camp
2.9 Million Kids Are at Risk From Oil and Gas Operations
Environment  (tags: Oil and Gas Threat Map, children at risk, oil and gas facilities, elevated cancer, health risks )

- 1 day ago -
Million of kids attend schools within a half mile of oil and gas facilities and face an elevated cancer risk because of it. That is the conservative estimate on the new edition of the Oil and Gas Threat Map by environmental nonprofits.
One Year Ago October 27, 2016 At Standing Rock
World  (tags: Standing Rock, NoDapl movement, police, private security, arrests, brutality )

- 1 day ago -
No other incident during Standing Rock better illustrates the collaboration between police and private security in suppressing the NoDAPL movement.
Block Trump's Judicial Nominee Brett Talley
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: judges, appointees, Trump regime, women, reproductive freedom, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
TrumpâEUR(TM)s latest judicial nominee is disgusting. He even had the audacity to call Roe. v Wade "indefensible." We can't let this misogynist get a lifetime appointment to the federal bench.
Harrison Ford Rescues Woman From Car Crash
Society & Culture  (tags: rescued, goodnews, GoodNews, celebrity, hero )

- 20 hours ago -
A hero on and off the screen.
Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Pipeline as Opponents Face Criminalization of Protests
Environment  (tags: climate, destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, globalwarming, government, humans, nature, pollution, wildlife, Nebraska, Keystone XL Pipeline, protesters, criminalizing those who defend the envir, activists, oil )

- 1 day ago -
NebraskaâEUR(TM)s Public Service Commission approved the Keystone XL pipeline Monday, eliminating a major regulatory hurdle to construction of a project that galvanized people across the U.S. into opposition. The decision comes days after the existing...
10 African Americans Named Rhodes Scholars, Most Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, education )

- 1 day ago -
Let's hope for more next year.
Welcome to the Dolphin Swim Club
Health & Wellness  (tags: dolphin swim club, business consultant, dolphins, children, health, humans, research )

- 1 day ago -
Ms. Sjollema and her business consultant husband, Benno Brada, have devoted their spare time, energy and personal resources to their mission of enabling people to discover their own encounter with dolphins.
Alberta Cheese Maker Harnesses the Sun to Make Gouda
Environment  (tags: commercial, solar, alberta, cheese maker, gouda, conservation, environment, humans, world, caada )

- 1 day ago -
Well-known and well-loved by those who've sampled their cheeses, Sylvan Star Cheese does more than create exceptional cheese, they've also become leaders in solar sustainability.
Petition: Ban Sport Fishing
Animals  (tags: sport fishing, fishing ban, needless suffering, animal welfare and rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, Wildlife conservation, ethical treatment of animals, prevention of wildlife loss, stronger protection laws )

- 12 hours ago -
Fishing is seen by some to be a hobby and a way to reconnect with nature and enjoy the outdoors. However, as a near-vegan animal advocate, I would like to say that it is cruel. Let me explain... In her book "do fish feel pain?", professor of fisheries...
Priest Is Building a Bridge Between Church and LGBT Community - The Boston Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights )

- 1 day ago -
The Catholic Church is changing for the better.
Simple EKG Can Determine Whether Patient Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, health, psychology, depression, EKG, psychiatry, bipolar disorder )

- 1 day ago -
Heart rate variability can indicate whether a person has bipolar disorder or major depression, a new study reports.
Supreme Court Rules Law Student Who Turned Life Around Can Take Bar Exam
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, education, women, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

- 20 hours ago -
This former drug addict has done everything to turn her life around âEUR" and even though the bar denied her, the Supreme Court backed her up.
An âEUR~Underground RailroadâEUR(TM) in New York Is Helping Refugees Flee the US - Wit a TAKE ACTION Tweet
Society & Culture  (tags: Underground Railroad, New York, buffalo, refugees, fleeing US, asylum, canada, safety, americans, abuse, corruption, environment, government, freedoms, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Above all, Vive embodies the paradox of asylum in North America âEUR" countries of safety that go to great lengths to deny safety to those who most need it, forcing refugees to evade the very judicial bodies that are supposed to protect them
Open Thread - 11/21/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 5 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.

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