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How Genetics and Pollution Are Threatening Wild Dolphins 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
When a dolphin species becomes extinct, we lose not only a beautiful animal but also a society and its culture.

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Five Reasons Why the GOP Rushed to Confirm Kavanaugh 7.10.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
After Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, Trump and the GOP leadership mounted a full-court press to ram through his confirmation before October 1, the first day of the Court’s new term, for five good reasons, says…Read more →
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Five Reasons Why the GOP Is Rushing to Confirm Kavanaugh 4.10.2018 Truthout.com
Republicans are hoping to ensure the outcome of several hot-button cases currently before the Supreme Court.

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A Child at World’s End: A Mother Thinks About Climate Inheritance 2.10.2018 Truthout.com
How do we conquer our fears with action?

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Sunday Toons of the Most Histerical Moment 30.9.2018 BradBlog
* * * Perry Dorrell blogs as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs, usually on topics concerning the strange brew of Texas politics. He's also on Twitter @PDiddie.
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Brace for Impact, as the Climate “End Game” Has Arrived 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
The fate of the human species is very much at stake.

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'Green News Report' - September 25, 2018 25.9.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The impacts of Hurricane Florence ain't over yet, with new evacuations underway; As predicted, Florence flooding spills toxic coal ash waste in North Carolina; National TV media failed to connect the dots between Florence's impacts and climate change; PLUS: Endangered species and more hang in the ...
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Protections restored for grizzly bears; hunts blocked 25.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A U.S. judge ordered federal protections restored for grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains on Monday, a move that blocks the first grizzly hunts planned in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades.
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FARA Fiasco: Congress Swings at Manafort, Hits Environmentalists 20.9.2018 American Prospect
democracy_rules.jpg Now that the full story of Paul Manafort’s foreign lobbying abuses has come out, one might expect lawmakers on Capitol Hill to finally follow through on their pledge to fix the nation’s broken lobbying disclosure laws. The  dirty tricks  made public as part of Manafort’s recent plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller capture foreign lobbying at its worst. Manafort hid millions in foreign payments from the IRS in offshore accounts, and  reveled in  his bare-knuckled campaign to “plant some stink” on former Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, as he put it. Manafort pled guilty to violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), which requires lobbyists representing foreign interests to register and report their activities. But instead of doubling down on regulating agents like Manafort, Republicans on Capitol Hill have  largely abandoned  their push for new foreign lobbying legislation, and are instead using FARA to go after—environmental groups. Never mind that ...
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FARA Fiaso: Congress Swings at Manafort, Hits Environmentalists 20.9.2018 American Prospect
democracy_rules.jpg Now that the full story of Paul Manafort’s foreign lobbying abuses has come out, one might expect lawmakers on Capitol Hill to finally follow through on their pledge to fix the nation’s broken lobbying disclosure laws. The  dirty tricks  made public as part of Manafort’s recent plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller capture foreign lobbying at its worst. Manafort hid millions in foreign payments from the IRS in offshore accounts, and  reveled in  his bare-knuckled campaign to “plant some stink” on former Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, as he put it. Manafort pled guilty to violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), which requires lobbyists representing foreign interests to register and report their activities. But instead of doubling down on regulating agents like Manafort, Republicans on Capitol Hill have  largely abandoned  their push for new foreign lobbying legislation, and are instead using FARA to go after—environmental groups. Never mind that ...
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Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Spared From Hunters as Court Decides Their Fate 14.9.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration is rolling back federal wildlife protections and expanding hunting on public lands.

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World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa 9.9.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
More than one hundred scholars, peace activists and artists from around the world have issued a statement condemning the Japanese and U.S. governments’ plans to build a new base for the US Marine Corps in Northern Okinawa. To: Prime Minister of…Read more →
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'Green News Report' - September 6, 2018 6.9.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court spells big trouble for environmental standards and climate action; PLUS: Extreme weather slams into Japan, and the Gulf Coast, and Wisconsin... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Celebrating 900 EPISODES of the GNR! Please help us continue ...
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With Food Source Endangered, Southern Resident Killer Whales Face Extinction 4.9.2018 Truthout.com
Saving the iconic orca whales will require emergency action.

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Aboriginal Elders Face Off With Uranium Mining Company in the Australian Outback 31.8.2018 Truthout.com
With four new mines approved in the Western Desert, the Tjiwarl turn to courts for help.

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Longtime defender of Minnesota's wildlife ending career 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After 44 years as a defender of Minnesota's most beloved and threatened wildlife, Carrol Henderson still has a full set of projects on his plate.
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Funding Conservation by Killing Animals: An Ironic Partnership 26.8.2018 Truthout.com
As public opinion shifts on wildlife and animal welfare, it is time to adopt a new model of conservation.

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'Green News Report' - August 14, 2018 14.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump Administration using California wildfires to undermine endangered species and push for more aggressive commercial logging; Amid record heat, Glacier National Park is now on fire; PLUS: Federal court orders Trump's EPA to ban a dangerous pesticide... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen ...
What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after failing to follow protections.

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Is There a Cult of Trump? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Trump as a leader and his loyal followers exhibit "culting" behaviors, says cult expert Dr. Milton J. Bennett.

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