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A 14-Year-Long Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico Verges on Becoming One of the Worst in U.S. History
Environment  (tags: destruction, pollution )

- 20 hours ago -
With no fix in sight, the Taylor offshore spill is threatening to overtake BPâEUR(TM)s Deepwater Horizon disaster as the largest ever.
NASA Finds Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg In Antarctica As If It Was Deliberately Cut
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Antarctica, Iceberg, environment, discovery )

- 20 hours ago -
NASA just shared a stunning image of a nearly perfect rectangular iceberg in Antarctica. The monolithic slab of ice, floating just off the Larsen C ice shelf appears quite unnatural given the 90-degree angles.
Bottle It Up: The Car Park That Lets Drivers Pay in Plastic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: auto, eco-friendly, recycling, protection, environment )

- 18 hours ago -
A scheme at one LeedsâEUR(TM) CitiPark hopes to encourage recycling by giving motorists a 20p parking voucher for every bottle they bring in
Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned Within a Year
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds could be banned within a year under government plans to cut pollution, Michael Gove is to announce.
Support More Habitat for Yellowstone's Wild Bison ! ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 18 hours ago -
Yellowstone's iconic bison are one of the last free-roaming wild bison herds left in North America. In the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, these bison are treated more like livestock than wildlife.
The Sad Laborious Lives of the Santorini Donkeys ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 18 hours ago -
Ask the Greek government to go one step further and get rid of donkey rides altogether and help end this cruel practice once and for all.
Fendi and Fur, a Deadly Combination ! Ask Fendi to Stop Using Fur in Their Fashion ! ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, killing )

- 18 hours ago -
Most people have never even heard of Fendi - even fewer are able to afford their prices. But the Italian company is a juggernaut in the fashion industry producing some of the most desired looks year after year. HOWEVER
Tell Congress: Protecting Wildlife Isn't Partisan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, extinction )

- 18 hours ago -
We are experiencing an unprecedented number of attacks on the Endangered Species Act since it was signed into law in 1973 by near unanimous, bipartisan majorities. From legislation introduced in the House to directives from the Trump Administration
Tell the EPA: Don't Roll Back the Clean Power Plan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, eco-friendly, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
Add your name today to oppose the Trump administration's new Dirty Power Scam.
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