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Western Black Rhino Extinct!

Press Release: The Last Rhino…Western Black Rhino Extinct SAMARA’S LATEST CONSERVATION PROJECT AIMS TO SAVE THE AFRICAN RHINO Samara Private Game Reserve is situated on 70,000 acres of lush, indigenous wild landscape set among the Sneeuberg Mountains in the Eastern Cape’s Great Karoo. The family-owned reserve offers modern colonial living in three elegant locations surrounded more »

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America Recycles Day – November 15

Give your garbage another life on America Recycles Day – November 15 Think for a moment about all the trash you produce in a day. If you’re like the average American, you generate 4.4 pounds of trash in just one 24 hour period. Instead of all that trash going into a landfill, help us ensure more »

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Voters Trust EPA to Limit Power Plant Emissions

AMERICANS IN ARKANSAS, ILLINOIS, LOUISIANA AND NEW HAMPSHIRE BACK NEW LIMITS ON POWER PLANT EMISSIONS…CARBON POLLUTION WASHINGTON (November 12, 2013) – Most Americans in four key senators’ states support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s mission to protect health and the environment, and want the agency to limit dangerous carbon pollution from power plants, according to more »

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Shanghai Coal Burning Forbidden

  Shanghai Coal Burning         Shanghai released its Clean Air Action Plan in an effort to rapidly and substantially improve the air quality in China’s most populous city of nearly 24 million residents. The plan, which broadly targets six areas — energy, industry, transportation, construction, agriculture, and social life — will completely more »

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News Advisory – Best and Worst States Energy Efficiency

  Best and Worst States Energy Efficiency U.S. Energy Secretary to Join ACEEE Unveiling Annual State Scorecard WHICH STATES ARE AMERICA’S 2013 ENERGY EFFICIENCY LEADERS? U.S. Energy Secretary Among Speakers; Top 10 States, 5 Most Improved States and 5 States Needing Most Improvement to be Highlighted:  AK, CA, CT, IL, KS, MA, ME, MD, MS, more »

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China smog emergency closes city of 11 million

(Reuters) – Choking smog all but shut down one of northeastern China’s largest cities on Monday, forcing schools to suspended classes, snarling traffic and closing the airport, in the country’s first major air pollution crisis of the winter. China smog emergency closes city of 11 million An index measuring PM2.5, or particulate matter with a more »

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Australia Farmers Against Wild Dogs

Growing packs of wild dogs are endangering Australia’s wool industry, leading desperate Australia farmers against wild dogs to resort to unusual methods to protect dwindling flocks. Growing packs of wild dogs are endangering Australia’s wool industry. ‘If we don’t get on top of this, we could end up with no wool industry in Australia,’ Woolproducers Chief more »

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WALMART FIRES WORKERS FOR STRIKING

Walmart fires workers for striking again, but this time workers are taking to the streets without the organizational assistance of OUR Walmart. Just over one year ago there was a landmark event in the new labour movement: US Walmart workers chose to strike for the first time in the company’s 50 year history. That coordinated strike was more »

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21 Nations Prepare to Take Action Over U.S. Spying Europe Furious

U.S. Spying Europe The U.S. ambassador in Berlin has been summoned to the foreign ministry over reports in Der Spiegel that the U.S. National Security Administration (NSA) monitored Chancellor Angela Merkel’s official cellphone. His counterpart in Paris received a similar summons earlier this week after revelations in Le Monde. Both Der Spiegel and Le Monde more »

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Children Surviving in Africa, Remarkable Progress!

Aid group Save the Children is highlighting progress in combating child mortality in many developing nations in Africa. Their report says the world has made “remarkable” improvements in child health, but that kids in poor and rural areas, as well as girls and infants, remain more at risk of dying. Its profile of Ethiopia spotlights more »

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