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Empower Afghan Women With Midwife Training
Health & Wellness  (tags: Maternal Health, Midwives, Duolas, Childbirth, Human Rights, Social Reform )

- 1944 days ago -
One in fifteen Afghan women die due to complications during pregnancy. Help put a stop to these unnecessary deaths.
How NASA Can Save Us Billions of Gallons of Water
Environment  (tags: conservation, climate-change, nature, humans, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, world )

- 1945 days ago -
Here's something to add to your doomsday list of natural resources that people need to survive but are threatened by climate change: snow. It's a key source of freshwater for more than 1 billion people across the globe, slaking thirst, irrigating croplan
Don't Let Loggers Roll the Legislature ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, habitat, nature, protection )

- 2179 days ago -
California law currently allows private owners of forests of up to 2,500 acres to apply for life-long logging permits through the non-industrial timber management planning program. Larger lands have to apply for regular 7-year permits.
International Human Rights Day
World  (tags: International Human Rights Day, Global Community, Dignity, world view )

- 2778 days ago -
This year, millions of people decided the time had come to claim their rights. Human rights belong equally to each of us and bind us together as a global community. We all share a day in common: Human Rights Day on 10 December.
As Coal Use Declines in U.S., Coal Companies Focus on China
Environment  (tags: coal, China, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 2779 days ago -
With aging coal-fired U.S. power plants shutting down, major American coal companies are exporting ever-larger amounts of coal to China. Now, plans to build two new coal-shipping terminals on the West Coast have set up a battle with environmentalists
US Republicans Urge Covert Ops Against Iran, Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, foreign policy, Iran, Syria, government, elections, ethics, usa, media )

- 2779 days ago -
Republican US presidential candidates have redoubled their public calls for "covert" operations against Iran and Syria, including sabotage, assassination and aid to opposition forces.
Survival Reveals Ten Hidden Abuses Against Tribes on Human Rights Day
World  (tags: world, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

- 2779 days ago -
Survival is releasing ten tribal rights abuses ahead of UN Human Rights Day this Saturday, to expose violations that still pass largely unnoticed.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 200,000 INDIAN FARMERS Take Their Lives-- Something Must Be Done!
Business  (tags: world, politics, Monsanto, Big Agriculture, India, corporate greed, debt, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, news, money, society, ethics, economy, business )

- 2779 days ago -
Urge India's government to take measures that will protect farmers from the debt suffered as a result of seed monopolies and pro-big business trade policies, causing so many Indian farmers to end their lives in suicide.
'Massacre' Feared Brewing in Syrian City
World  (tags: world, Syria, repression, murder, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, interesting, death, government, violence, news, humanrights )

- 2777 days ago -
Syria's leading opposition movement warned Friday of an impending government "massacre" designed to crush activists in the city of Homs, which has emerged as a center of anti-regime unrest.
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