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Tyrannosaurus Rex Found in Canada Is World's Biggest
Science & Tech  (tags: tyrannosaurus, world's largest, canada, paleontology )

Johan
- 3 days ago - france24.com
The towering 13 meters (yards) long Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in western Canada in 1991 is the world's biggest, a team of paleontologists from the University of Alberta said Friday, following a decades-long process of reconstructing its skeleton.
The Congo Basin: New Conservation Programme to Ensure the Future of One of the World's Most Vital Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: congo, africa, rainforest, conservation )

Johan
- 5 days ago - unenvironment.org
A new conservation programme brings the six African nations of Cameroon, Central Africa, Congo Republic, DR Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon together to ensure the future of the Congo Basin, home of the forest elephant, bonobo and lowland gorilla.
Ending Climate Change Requires the End of Capitalism. Have We Got the Stomach for It?
Environment  (tags: environment, climate change, capitalism )

Johan
- 8 days ago - theguardian.com
Policy tweaks won't do it, we need to throw the kitchen sink at this with a total rethink of our relationship to ownership, work and capital.
Iranian Lawyer Who Defended Women's Right to Remove Hijab Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison and 148 Lashes
Society & Culture  (tags: iran, women's rights, lawyer, hijab, prison, lashes )

Johan
- 12 days ago - womenintheworld.com
After two trials described by Amnesty International as grossly unfair, Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to a total of 38 years in prison and 148 lashes.
Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Environment  (tags: climate activism, greta thunberg, nobel peace prize, global climate strike )

Johan
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
Greta Thunberg, the founder of the Youth Strike for Climate movement, has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize, just before the biggest day yet of global action with strikes planned in more than 105 countries.
Hundreds of Thousands of Students Prepare for Global #ClimateStrike: Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help
Environment  (tags: climate change, school strike, activism, movement )

Johan
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
In 92 countries, hundreds of thousands of students will skip school on March 15 as part of the "School Strike 4 Climate" - a growing movement of young people demanding that policymakers worldwide take urgent and radical steps to battle climate change.
36 Beagles Could Die If Dow Pesticide Test Isn't Stopped
Animals  (tags: animal testing, killing, dogs, beagles, pesticides, laboratory, usa )

Johan
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
Thirty-six beagles are in danger of being euthanized at the end of a pesticide test by Dow AgroSciences. Similar experiments are happening at hundreds of laboratories each year throughout the US, with more than 60,000 dogs suffering.
Last Chance to See? Five Species Under Threat in the Age of Trump
Animals  (tags: usa, wildlife, endangered, threatened, protection, walrus, marten, turtle )

Johan
- 19 days ago - theguardian.com
The Trump administration is eroding protections for America's endangered species. Here are five species under threat in the age of Trump.
Red Wolf: The Struggle to Save One of the Rarest Animals on Earth
Animals  (tags: red wolf, critically endangered, conservation, usa )

Johan
- 19 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservation groups say Trump administration plan that would scale the wolves' protected area and allow people to shoot the species on private land will snuff out the species-
 
 
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