News for 2014-02-27

Thursday, February 27, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Israel is Killing Palestinian Civilians With Impunity: Amnesty International
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[field_image_caption-raw] Organic Agriculture: 'The Way Forward' in the Age of Climate Change
Cling to a food system that contributes to climate change and jeopardizes food security, or adopt a regenerative system that strengthens food security and helps mitigate the climate crisis—"The choice is ours to make," a new report states.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Journalists Hold Global Day of Action for Detained Al Jazeera Staff
Journalists around the world took part in a global day of action Thursday in solidarity with a group of Al Jazeera journalists who have been imprisoned in Egypt, accused of terrorism, and scheduled to stand t
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[title] Big Oil and Bad Air: Report Exposes Link Between Fracking and Toxic Air Emissions in Texas
Residents who live near areas of oil and natural gas fracking have long complained that the industry has poisoned their water with toxic chemicals. Now a new investigation is shedding light on another concern: air quality. The new report, "Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil & Bad Air on the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Wake-Up Call' as Workers Test Positive for Radiation After Nuclear Leak
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Yoga Mat Sandwich'? Plastics Chemical Found in Over 500 Food Items
A chemical commonly found in yoga mats, flip-flops, and other plastic based products can also be found in over 500 food items on grocery store shelves today, reveals a report published Thursday by the Environmental Working Group.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Truly Shocking': Govt Spies Hacked into Live Webcam Chats of Millions
The latest documents leaked to journalists by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and published Thursday in the Guardian newspaper reveal that the British GCHQ spy agency—with possible assistance from its U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Let's Be Very Clear, say Major Science Academies, Warming Is Happening, Action Imperative
Climate change is accelerating full steam ahead and immediate action is neccessary, leading scientists from two countries clarified in an educational guide http://royalsociety.org/news/2014/climate-change-evide
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[field_image_caption-raw] In Crimea, Pro-Russian Dissent Exposes Ukraine Complexities
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[title] Public Broadcasters Relying More and More On Corporate Funding
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[field_image_caption-raw] Groups: Investigation Shows 'Dirty Dealings' Just Business as Usual for Oil Industry
The findings of a State Department investigation into the conflict of interest between contractors hired to perform the environmental review of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline reveal the inherent flaws of the process, say environmental campaigners, who add that nothing in the Inspector...
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