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TAKE ACTION - Nicole Kidman Just Donated $500,000 to Stop Violence Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: Nicole Kidman, donations, Violence against Women, povrty, conflict, vulnerable, violence, actress, UN trust fund, protectiion, girls, women, words )

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Women living in poverty and conflict are especially vulnerable to experiencing violence. Actress Nicole KidmanâEUR(TM)s donation will support the UN Trust FundâEUR(TM)s initiatives to protect women and girls around the world.
PETITION - Poisoned Dogs Failed: Educate Law Enforcement Now
Animals  (tags: Poisoned, dogs, Law Enforcement, hancocl county sheriff, s department, animals, cruelty, death )

- 1 day ago -
Upon reporting the poisoning of his three dogs to the Hancock County Sheriff's Department, Gary Ryan was incorrectly advised by responding deputies who claimed that nothing could be done
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to Leave Trump Administration at End of the Year
Environment  (tags: US, Environment, Zinke, leaving )

- 1 day ago -
President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year
PETITION - Stop Cuts to the College of Midwives of Ontario
Health & Wellness  (tags: canada, ontario, college of midwivs, midwifery, healthcare service, women, families, children, health )

- 1 day ago -
Midwifery is a critical healthcare service for hundreds of thousands of Ontarian women and their families. The 910 individual midwives of Ontario already pay a substantial sum for their College accreditation each year
PETITION - Save the Amur Leopards From Extinction
Animals  (tags: Amur Leopards, save, extinction, world, endangered, poached, fur, extinct )

- 1 day ago -
There are less than 85 Amur leopards left in the whole world. They are endangered because they are being poached for their fur. If we do not stop this, Amur Leopards will become extinct.
PETITION - Stop Seal and Sea Lion Culling
Animals  (tags: seal culling, sea lion culling, shot, Puget Sound, animals, cruelty, environment, humans, wildlife )

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10 sea lions have already been shot in the Puget Sound since September as these talks gain momentum.
It's Open Season in the West for Energy Companies | DCReport.Org
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, wildlife, corruption, government )

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Interior Department Moves Ahead with Plans to Lease Tracts in Five State for a Little as $2 an Acre - "You're already leasing as fast as you can and now you're removing the protections that are already in place," - The Wilderness Society.
Final Dispatch From COP24: What Just Happened? | DeSmogBlog
World  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, world, UnitedNations )

- 1 day ago -
"As things stand, the historic commitment countries made to collectively reduce emissions and tackle the climate crisis seems more vulnerable than ever to political and corporate obstruction."
Quoting 'The Lorax,' Court Pulls Permit For Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, courts, Dr Seuss, The Lorax )

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A federal appeals court has thrown out a power company's permit to build a natural gas pipeline across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail âEUR" and slammed the U.S. Forest Service for granting the approvals in the first place.
Ryan Zinke Plans to Destroy Interior Department Records | DCReport.Org
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, corruption, ethics, government, endangered )

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Part of Broad Effort to Weaken the Endangered Species Act, Hide Information on Oil Leases and Land Purchases - " they are trying to get permission to destroy some records about what animals are protected."
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