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Petition - Success: China's Ban on Foreign Waste Could Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: china, Plastic Waste, banned, ocean pollution, prevention, environmental protection, changing attitudes )


- 427 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud China for refusing to process world's garbage, opening up reforms for global waste recycling. China has recently banned 24 types of foreign waste imports, including electronic waste, unsorted papers, and household plastic waste, which could...
Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles Found Dead Along Chennai Coast
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Species, turtles, gill nets, fishing, questionable practices, biodiversity, wildlife loss, Wildlife conservation, wrong prorities, changes, prevention, stronger protection, safety )


- 450 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On Wednesday night, twenty-two Olive Ridley Turtles were found dead on the shores of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. This is in addition to the one hundred carcasses that have already washed up on Chennai's shores over the past two weeks.
Watching Birds Is Like Medicine for Depression and Stress
Offbeat  (tags: depression, Stress Relief, bird watching, calm down, positivity, prevention, health care )


- 461 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
For many of us, the daily grind can be stressful, leaving us feeling exhausted and even anxious. While it's tempting to shut the blinds and hide inside in your favourite PJs, a new study offers a surprising alternative: bird watching.
VIDEO: Cat Clings for Life On Steep Cliff Until Brave Rescuers Arrive
Offbeat  (tags: cat rescued, Animal welfare act, compassionate people, animal lovers, prevention, protection, safety )


- 497 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Meet Zion, a Los Angeles cat who became trapped on a 100-foot cliff that disabled him from both reaching the ground and climbing further up. Neighbors noticed the stranded feline and called rescue workers, who rushed to Zion's aid.
The Creator of Facebook's "I Love" Has Removed All Its Apps
Offbeat  (tags: humans, health, protection, prevention, society, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, Mental health )


- 560 days ago - msn.com
Justin Rosenstein, in full digital detoxification, even compares Snapchat to heroin.
Keep Donna From Losing Her Home
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, family, americans, environment, education, government, humans, interesting, sadness, rights, animaladvocates, pets, protection, humans, habitat, cats, healthcare, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, prevention, safety, medicine, treatment )

Wendy
- 945 days ago - gofundme.com
Donna started / own/hosts Cat Lovers Group here in care2. she has helped care for hundreds of stray cats , feeding them/ paying for vets fees herself. Donna's home is about to be foreclosed-,her husband is seriously ill can members help her? see story-
I-Wonder: Heart Disease: The Forgotten Killer?
Offbeat  (tags: Heart disease, forgotten killer, Health Care, illness, warning, risks, prevention )


- 1188 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is still the UKâEUR(TM)s number one killer, yet it is only 10th on a recent poll of health concerns. Are we in danger of squandering widespread health gains through complacency over lifestyle and medical treatments?
4 Tips to Fight Hairballs
Offbeat  (tags: cats, hairballs, prevention )

Jeri
- 1276 days ago - catchannel.com
Ack, your cat has hairballs. Take these steps to fend off furry hacking.
Send Girls Off to Learn, Not Off to Marry, Says 13-Year-Old Pakistani Activist
Offbeat  (tags: child, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, humanrights, interesting, asia, HumanRights, freedoms, abuse, children, ethics, investigation, prevention, ris )

ELIZABETH
- 1293 days ago - takepart.com
Hadiqa Bashir goes door-to-door in her community, calling for families to end child marriage so girls can complete their education.
Schools in Uganda Are Getting Bulldozed So Foreign Developers Can Build Stores
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, humans, protection, world, children, corruption, education, humans, news, sadness, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, corruption, world, society, prevention, protection, risks, society, stu )

ELIZABETH
- 1341 days ago - takepart.com
With dozens of campuses destroyed, the government has launched an investigation into shady-seeming land grabs by real estate investors.
Lake Nipissing Fish Crisis Prompts Protest Rally
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ELIZABETH
- 1350 days ago - baytoday.ca
Dead fish from gill netting being tossed back into the lake or dumped on land. Poaching and gill nets threatened the lake.
URGENT HELP NEEDED *** THIS ENDS ON MONDAY 1ST JUNE
Offbeat  (tags: THIS IS NO JOKE, SHE REALLY IS ALONE MOST OF THE TIME CAR, PLEASE SHARE FAR AND WIDE, activists, women, world, safety, humans, dogs, protection, suffering, sadness, animalwelfare, food, disease, prevention, protection, treatment, nutri )

Kelly
- 1424 days ago - petvote.com
Please vote for Tina at Shelter Zarkovica in Dubrovnik, where one woman alone cares for over 300 dogs. They are in dire need and every bit of help they can get means a lot. https://www.facebook.com/groups/403408753158 180/?fref=nf THIS IS HER
Make Supermarkets Hand Over All Unsold Food to Charities and Offer to the Needy.
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Marco
- 1428 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Rather than wasting millions of pounds worth of food that is still usable, make supermarkets donate their leftover products that are still safe to eat, to food banks.
Deadly Dog Flu Has Now Reached 13 States
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, dogs, endangered, protection, pets, suffering, sadness, healthcare, illness, prevention, protection, treatment, safety, medicine, health, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, warning )

Kelly
- 1429 days ago - dogingtonpost.com
The sometimes deadly dog flu, canine influenza A H3N2, a type of bird flu that adapted with the ability to infect dogs first appeared in parts of Asia in 2007.
Videos We Love: How to Keep the Cat Off the Countertop
Offbeat  (tags: cats, countertops, prevention, videos )

Jeri
- 1438 days ago - catster.com
Aluminum foil and tape are among hilarious ways to keep cats from walking where you eat.
 

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