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TAKE ACTION - Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: researchers, convrting plastic waste, Fuel, discovery, humans, environment, NewTechnology, world )

- 2 days ago -
The researchers note that the product will meet a temporary market demand and could incentivize companies to do a better job collecting their products for disposal. After all, plastic pollution has become an urgent environmental crisis
Thank California Governor Gavin Newsom for Declaring a Moratorium on the Death Penalty
Society & Culture  (tags: capital punishment, death penalty, justice, petitions )

- 16 days ago -
Death penalty abolitionists won a major victory when CA Governor Gavin Newsom declared a moratorium on executions. His decision also withdraws the state's lethal injection protocol, and closed the execution chamber at San Quentin State Prison.
A Tragically Beautiful Video Captures Parisians Singing Hymns as They Watch Notre Dame Burn.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, France, architecture, history, buildings, Notre Dame, unusual, fire )

- 2 days ago -
Even those of us who are not Catholic and who have never visited Paris can feel this loss, as Notre Dame has been a fixture in human architecture and culture for centuries.
Animals  (tags: petition to sign, AnimalCruelty, suffering )

- 2 days ago -
Foie Gras is the diseased liver of ducks and geese. To produce it these birds are brutally fattened up using a feeding tube that is forced down their throats. Their liver swells to ten times its natural size.
PETITION - Australia - Disappearing Kangaroo Populations Suggest Local Extinction Threat
Animals  (tags: petition to sign, protection )

- 2 days ago -
We call on the Sunshine Coast Council to list coastal Eastern Grey Kangaroos as a Species of Local Significance under the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014 in order to conserve this species in the region, particularly in areas undergoing urban growth
PETITION - Brazil - Grupo Pao De Acucar: Declare the End of the Chickens in Cages
Animals  (tags: petition to sign, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, protection, suffering )

- 1 day ago -
A whole life in a cage the size of an A4 sheet, without even being able to walk or flap wings: this is the sad reality of chickens belonging to Pao de Acucar Group.
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, slaughter, petition to sign )

- 2 days ago -
The suffering and terror experienced by an animal within a slaughter goes beyond imagination, and are even more intensified when plant operators do not comply with existing standards.
Thank You! | Earth Day Network
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, globalwarming, sustainable, greens nonsocialist )

- 12 days ago -
Thank You for Taking Action! The fight to Protect Our Species has never been more critical, and we need every single person who cares about the future of our planet to help us fight. Every minute you wait is a minute too long. Will you donate now? Help Ea
Bird of the Week: Bahama Oriole
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 5 days ago -
The dashing Bahama Oriole has shiny black plumage and bright lemon-yellow on its belly, wings, and rump. Unlike the related Baltimore Oriole, male and female Bahama Orioles are very similar in appearance. Found only on the Andros Islands in the Bahamas...
PETITION - Avert Mass Extinctions & Climate Change With Green New Deal Ideals
Green Lifestyle  (tags: mass extinctions, climate change, green new deal, United States, nature, sustainable environment )

- 4 days ago -
The Deal sets out to secure for all people of the United States for generations to come: clean air and water; climate and community resiliency; healthy food; access to nature; and a sustainable environment.
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