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Friday, January 11, 2013

T.G.I.F. --THE RESPONSIBILITY IS OURS--WE MUST BECOME RESPONSIBLE ADULTS.

The Foul Legacy of the Tar Sands: Lakes Turned Into Cancer Sites



The Foul Legacy of the Tar Sands: Lakes Turned Into Cancer SitesBack in 2010, residents near the shores of Canada’s Lake Athabasca called on the government to commission an independent study about the impact of the tar sands development in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan on the environment. Lake Athabasca is located downstream from one of the major tar sands developments and residents, who had found more and more fish with deformities (including huge tumors), demanded that a system of environmental monitoring be put in place and an investigation be carried out.
On Monday, the study resulting from these concerns was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and the verdict is clear: tar sands are bad for our health and for the environment. . . . READ MORE>>>
THIS--THIS-This is yet another reason why Fossil Fuels were a thing of the past. In this 21st Century we need 21st Century solutions to our energy needs. We can not nor should not continue to 'rape' our environment.

Nor should we deliberately hunt a predictor to extinction. We need to learn from Australia's mistake of days gone by, when they hunted the dingo into extinction out of pure ignorance and now they face an ever increasing kangaroo population and must begin to hunt kangaroos. What was done can not be undone--but to look over there and say, Yes, we can too--IS PURE IGNORANCE--GREED AND SELFISHNESS.
A Dane County judge issued a final ruling last week that will allow hunters to use dogs to hunt wolves, but not to train them to track wolves during the...
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THIS IS WHY WE NEED TO DEVELOPE NEW--REUSABLE--CLEANER/GREENER ENERGY SOURCES AND WHY WE NEED TO SUPPORT WWF>>>>>
WWF FOCUS: January/February 2013

What marks a successful year for WWF and our supporters? Knowing that we are achieving real victories for wildlife around the world. In this issue of FOCUS we highlight some of the significant work that we've done together since July 2011: taking the fight against wildlife crime to the highest levels, airlifting rhinos to safer homes, planting mangroves and helping secure new lands for Amur leopards.

Also in this issue:
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EARTH IS OUR HOME--IT IS TIME THAT WE LEARN TO TAKE BETTER CARE OF IT.
WE CAN NOT NOR SHOULD NOT CONTINUE>>>>>>
Nick Turse, TomDispatch
There has been one connecting thread in Washington’s foreign wars of the last half century -- misery for local nationals. READ MORE»