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Dog Waste Contaminates Our Waterways
Environment  (tags: dog feces, pollution, animals, humans, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green, government, politics, nature, protection, healthconditions )

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Dog feces left on the ground wash into waterways, sometimes carrying bacteria -- including antibiotic-resistant strains -- that can make people sick
Fatah Spokesman Ahmad Assaf: Hamas Leaders Stole 700 Million Dollars Collected for the Gaza People   video
World  (tags: Hamas, Gaza, Corruption )

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What Hamas does with money donated to the people of Gaza.
Raw: Japan Volcano Rescue Video Released
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Volcano Japan )

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The Tokyo Fire Department released video of rescue efforts following Saturday's eruption of Mount Ontake in central Japan. It shows firefighters and military troops carrying injured people as plumes of smoke pour from the volcano behind them...
Ukraine - Now the War Is to Rescue Threatened Nature
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, conservation, endangered, animals, healthconditions, government )

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Ukraine's Priazovskii National Park epitomises the problems faced by the world's natural areas--plus it is in a war zone.
Superbugs Should Scare You More Than Ebola in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, research, medicine, humans, environment, health, safety, risks, disease, environment, health, illness, medicine, protection, superbugs, ebola, Ebola Outbreak )

- 8 minutes ago -
The first case of Ebola in the United States was announced today, with a patient in Dallas who traveled to the US from Liberia. The resultant hysteria and xenophobia prompts this reminder. There is NO need to panic.
How Much Are Drug Companies Paying Your Doctor?
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, politics, money, investments, ethics, finance, abuse, corruption, corporate, medicine, healthcare, health, drugs, safety, risks, drug companies, doctor, money, product, pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceuticals )

- 12 minutes ago -
New data released today will promote transparency and help patients know when docs receive money from product makers
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Ending Dolphin Slaughter
Animals  (tags: slaughter, animals, dolphins, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 14 minutes ago -
Support the conservationist group Sea Shepherd and other activists as they protest the dolphin slaughters in Japan
35,000 Walruses Pack Onto Alaskan Beach *** Video ***
Animals  (tags: conservation, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 16 minutes ago -
A huge gathering of 35,000 walruses pack onto an Alaskan beach after sea ice melts early "due to climate change".....
Astronauts May Moonwalk Faster Than Expected
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, space, science, nasa, humans, environment, design, astronomy, cosmology, astronauts, moonwalk, apollo, lunar, gravity )

- 17 minutes ago -
Apollo astronauts hopped across the moon because of their stiff suits, not because of low lunar gravity
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight Back Against Chemical Corporations That Poison Our Planet and Our Democracy
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, politics, news, corruption, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

- 19 minutes ago -
tell Congress to stop toxic money from controlling our elections. We need reforms to elect politicians who will support more safeguards to protect the public from dangerous chemicals.
Math Might Help Crack Mysteries of Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, environment, treatment, prevention, illness, disease, math, schizophrenia )

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At 32, a year beyond a postdoctoral fellowship, Danielle Bassett could only express unreserved astonishment when she learned that she was one of 21 winners of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship. Bassett was the youngest this year for one of the so-called. . .
Say No to Ivory - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Ivory, poachers, elephants, endangered )

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In 2013 up to 36,000 elephants were killed for their ivory. That's 1 life lost every 15 minutes. At the current rate of poaching the African elephant could face extinction in the wild by 2025
Pictures of the Day: 2 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 2 October 2014 )

- 44 minutes ago -
Great photos.
Support Ending Dolphin Slaughter - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Japan, Taji, Dolphin slaughter, animal welfare )

- 1 hour ago -
Each year in a small Japanese coastal town, nearly 2,000 dolphins are slaughtered. The government has done nothing to end this barbaric tradition, but instead allows the local fisherman to hunt a yearly quota of 2,000 dolphins and porpoises.
Nearly 40 Dogs Rescued From Home in Scioto County, Ohio
Animals  (tags: rescued, dogs, suffering, investigation, AnimalWelfare )

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" They're suffering. Some of them are very close to giving up on life," OSPCA Director Teresa London said." Feature story (Big Red Box) on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Rescue Polar Bear From Overheated Mexican Zoo - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, sadness, suffering )

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A polar bear named Yupi has endured more than 20 years of suffering in a barren concrete zoo enclosure in Mexico with sweltering temperatures and no physical or mental stimulation.
Save the Rare Grey Heron in Finland. We Would Like to Have It Staying Here. HELP NOW!
Animals  (tags: wildlife )

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Finland is not the usual place for the Grey Heron but the middle Europe is. This is a very big Heron bird and the colour is grey like the name says, there is some greyish white on the stomy side. The bill is straight and long.
How Keeping a Pet Helps You Overcome Obesity
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs )

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Pets are considered a great way to help you overcome obesity.Pets in general can help inspire obese people to complete a weight loss program.
An Interesting Article on the Global Issue of Modern Day Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, humans, abuse )

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Slavery is big business on a global scale. What can be done to put an end to corruption, suffering and abuse for those who are modern day slaves?
Your Nose Knows Death Is Imminent
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, research, warning, risks )

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A study shows that losing one's sense of smell strongly predicts death within five years, suggesting that the nose knows when death is imminent, and that smell may serve as a bellwether for the overall state of the body, or as a marker for exposure to env
Sewer Sensors to Sniff Out Bomb Ingredients
Offbeat  (tags: Sewer sensors, bomb ingredients, terrorism )

- 2 hours ago -
Hidden beneath the streets of Stockholm, the city's sewage plant is working at full throttle. As we head into one of the tunnels, the stench is overpowering: through here, the waste of 700,000 people flows.
Save the Fallow Deer, It Is a Game Deer But Do We Have to Eat Everything We See??? HELP NOW!
Animals  (tags: wildlife )

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The name is also Spruce deer. This is a big mammal, midlle size moose animal. The colours are chancing but the spots are always to be seen. It has long head as well long ears. It doesn't have any kind of nest but when there is socalled crusted snow
Nature Is Speaking - Julia Roberts Is Mother Nature   video
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Conservation International, Julia Roberts, nature, Mother Nature, Nature is Speaking )

- 3 hours ago -
The first video in a Conservation International (CI) series relating to their new campaign, "Nature is Speaking".
Monthly Report for September 1014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, Monthly Report )

- 3 hours ago -
An analysis of September activity at Politics Plus, the blow where I publish the articles I also share here.
Open Thread - 10/2/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, Care2 Upload Stinks, video )

- 3 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). 5th attempt to upload. :-(
TAKE ACTION: Support Democracy

- 3 hours ago -
Stop the suppression of democratic movement in Hong Kong
Ebola a Symptom of Ecological and Social Collapse
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, science, society, deforestation, ebola, bats, population, food production, societal collapse )

- 5 hours ago -
We learn the meaning of enough and how to share or it is the end of being." ― Dr. Glen Barry The surging Ebola epidemic is the result of broad-based ecological and social collapse including rainforest loss, over-population, poverty and war.
Conservatives Overturn RCMP Decision to Abandon Muskrat Fur Hats - The Globe and Mail
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, Canada, RCMP, Federal Conservative Party of Canada, muskrat )

- 5 hours ago -
I just can't.... A move by the Mounties to doff their fur hats in favour of more animal-friendly tuques has been overturned by the federal Conservatives.
SRDO: Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act 2013 Must Be Implemented!
World  (tags: humanrights, children, child marriage, Pakistan )

- 6 hours ago -
By Amir Murtaza , Pakistan Correspondent for Safe World. September 2014. Popularization of the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act 2013 is Necessary Violence against children, both male and female, is widely prevalent in

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