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TAKE ACTION - Kenyans Build Boat Out of Flip Flops and 10 Tons of Plastic
Environment  (tags: kenya, buildiing, boat, flip flops, plastic, FlipFlopo dhaw, p, astic waste, conservation, environment, GoodNews, humans, world )

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After more than two years of work, the Flipflopi dhow, a type of boat, set sail on Sept. 15, becoming a flamboyant symbol of the growing crisis of plastic waste.
STOP the MASSACRE of Pigeons and Doves in CANNES
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
Massacre of birds at the Hotel du Grand Hotel in Cannes. 10 months out of 12, two traps have been installed for several years in the Grand Hôtel park next to the Chef's herbarium.
PETITION - Do Not Let Methane Leaks Destroy Our Environment
Environment  (tags: methane leaks, destroy, environment, Trump, global warming, energy companies, world, usa )

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If President Donald Trump has his way, global warming may soon worsen as unknown amounts of methane leak into the environment. An EPA proposal to roll back 2016 rules requiring energy companies to regularly inspect and repair drilling
Ally,s Law
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, illness, protection, society, law, society, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
People with certain medical conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), sometimes need to use the restroom urgently.
Tell Sen. Grassley: No Vote on Brett Kavanaugh
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SCOTUS, Supreme Court nominees, justices, petitions, judges )

- 1 day ago -
We already have an accused sexual predator in the White House. We don't need another one on the Supreme Court.
PETITION - Protect the United KingdomâEUR(TM)s Wetlands From Damaging Expressway Project
Environment  (tags: protection, United Kingdom, wetlands, UK government, expressway, oxford, cambridge, conservation, environment, humans, water )

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Miles of wetlands are at risk due to the UK governmentâEUR(TM)s plans for a 35-mile expressway intended to link Oxford and Cambridge. While many hail the expressway as a positive thing for urbanization and a potential stop to a housing crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: costco, support, small-scale, cocoa farmers, livelihood, environment, ethics, world, humans )

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Costco is one of the largest private label buyers of cocoa in the country. Costco can have meaningful impact on the livelihoods of cocoa communities and the environment by adapting their sourcing policies to prioritize FWPâEUR(TM)s recommended third-party
PETITION - Protect the Child Miners of Bolivia From Exploitation and Death
World  (tags: child miners, bolivia, protection, exploitation, death, boys, dark mines, profit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, humanrights, humans, world, society )

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Boys as young as 12 can be found deep in the dark mines of BoliviaâEUR(TM)s Andes. They mine for minerals like copper, zinc, and silver while risking their lives for a mine ownerâEUR(TM)s profit.
Save Mufasa the White Lion ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
Mufasa is a white lion. There are less than 300 of his kind left in the world, of which only 13 exist in the wild.
Which Sport Increases Your Longevity the Most?
Health & Wellness  (tags: sports, longevity, study, maya clinic, exercise, humans )

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A recent study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings found nothing to contradict that. Exercise increases longevity much more than a sedentary lifestyle. However, how much of a boost does it give you?
Add Your Name: No Fracking on Public Land in Nevada's Ruby Mountains
Environment  (tags: protection, public lands, environment, destruction, fracking )

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sign Protect the Ruby Mountains
TAKE ACTION Tell Your Members of Congress to Oppose Anti-Environmental Riders in the Farm Bill!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill Reform, congress, protection, environmental protections )

- 1 day ago -
Tell your Members of Congress to oppose anti-environmental riders in the Farm Bill!
TAKE ACTION: Tell Government and Business Leaders: Keep Stepping Up Climate Action
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, protection, world )

- 1 day ago -
Tell local, national, and international officials, and business leaders that youâEUR(TM)re counting on them to follow through on their clean energy commitments and to keep the momentum on climate action going âEUR" for our planet and the health...
Daily Aspirin Unlikely to Help Healthy Older People Live Longer, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: daily aspirin, healthy older people, live longer, study, blood-thinning, medicine, heart attacks, Strokes, angina, researchers, drugs, lifespan, healthy people, humans, healthcare, medicine, research, treatment, study )

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While a daily dose of the blood-thinning medicine can protect older people who have previously experienced heart attacks, strokes and angina, researchers found the drug did not extend the lifespan of healthy people over the age of 70.
Occupation Forces Arrested 3,500 Palestinians in First Half of 2018
World  (tags: administrative detention, occupation, Addameer, oPT, Prisoner Support, Palestinian human rights violations, Palestinian political prisoners, media, middle-east, news, israel, palestine, world, usa, violence, Refugees&Relief, crime, freedoms )

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Occupation forces arrested 3,533 Palestinians, including 651 children, 63 women, and four journalists during the first six months of 2018
Israels Siege of Gaza: When Does It Become a Genocide?
World  (tags: #GazaSiege, BDS, accountability, ICC, zionism, ethnic cleansing of Palestine-Gaza, genocide, war crimes, israel, humanitarian crisis, Gaza strip, blockade, occupation, U.S. news/media/world, Refugees&Relief, middle-east )

- 1 day ago -
Palestinians remain besieged in the densely populated Gaza Strip, in an illegal act of collective punishment for democratically exercising their right to elect their political leaders.
TAKE ACTION:Protect Grand Staircase-Escalante
Environment  (tags: protection, national parks, mining, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

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Its iconic rock formations, 30 million years of fossils, and prehistoric ruins are more valuable than any resource we could extract. It would be a tragedy to see this beautiful place crawling with bulldozers and dotted with oil wells.
Forests and Drought.
Environment  (tags: climate, environment, conservation, nature, science, research, wildlife, protection, habitat, forests )

- 1 day ago -
Research links forest presence with more rain!
Please Stop Selling Badger-Hair Brushes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, death, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 7 hours ago -
To kill them, workers bashed the badgers in the head with whatever object was handy. One was hit in the head with a chair leg. Because he was too frightened to leave his cage, workers hit him again, causing him to fall onto the wet floor, a
PETITION - Help Ban Plastic Water Bottles in Toronto
Environment  (tags: ban plastic bottles, toronto, reusable bottle, free water stations, environment, conservation, humans, water )

- 11 hours ago -
It is easy and cheaper to use a reusable bottle. Other cities that have banned plastic water bottles have installed free water stations to fill reusable bottles to make it convenient to access water.
Tell Shrine Circus to Stop Abusing Animals for Entertainment ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 8 hours ago -
The Shrine Circus still keeps wild animals in chains and cages, forcing them to do demeaning tricks and give rides for the sake of entertainment. In their most recent incident, a terrorized camel, forced to carry people on its back day after day,
Aches, Pain, Part of Daily Life Or Is It?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, advanced ovarian cancer, recurrence, treatments, symptoms, ZEJULA, Dr. Robert Holloway, Anne, TESARO, cancer, disease, study, women, treatment, safety )

- 1 day ago -
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and nearly 85 percent of women with advanced ovarian cancer will face a recurrence of the deadly disease.
Miners Strike Ice Age Gold Finding Two Beasts of Beringia in Yukon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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The Yukon state government in the far north of Canada has announced that some miners have made significant discoveries in the permafrost. While searching for gold, the miners found a mummified wolf cub and a caribou calf from the last ice age...
Governor Brown: Sign the Iconic African Species Protection Act Today ! ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
During the final night of this year's state legislative session. the California Assembly passed SB 1487, also known as The Iconic African Species Protection Act. Thanks to all of you who called and emailed your legislators, Governor Jerry Brown
Justice for Pit Bull Viciously Stabbed to Death in the Streets ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, AnimalCruelty, suffering, killing )

- 8 hours ago -
In a devastating and infuriating case of animal cruelty, two men from the South African township of Khayelitsha viciously stabbed a pit bull named Benji to death in full view of neighborhood residents.
'The Maria Generation': Young People Are Dying and Suffering on An Island With a Highly Uncertain Future
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, puerto rico, hurricane, children, death, environment, ethics, family, government, health, humans, news, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, women, world )

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Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked this Caribbean island.
As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, ecological collapse, greenhouse gases, solutions )

- 1 day ago -
One need but look outside the window to understand that human-caused climate disruption is in overdrive.

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