News for 2014-03-17

Monday, March 17, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Coalition Wages Legal Challenge to Idaho's 'Ag-Gag' Law
A diverse coalition filed a federal lawsuit on Monday to overturn Idaho's recently enacted 'ag-gag' law — legislation critics say makes 'documenting cruelty the crime, rather than the cruelty itself.'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Mass Scallop Die Off a 'Red Flag' for the World's Oceans
An increase of acidity in the Pacific Ocean is quickly killing off one of the world's most beloved shellfish, the scallop, according to a report by the British Columbia Shellfish Grower’s Association.
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[title] 2 Million Keystone XL Comments *on* The State Department
The Other 98% teamed up with friends to make the American public comments against the Keystone XL pipeline "really" public.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Obama Transparency Promises Just 'So Much Hot Air'
"President Obama has promised an administration that is open and transparent. I'll believe it when I see it." — Helen Thomas , January 2009 When President Obama first took office, he pledged to make his administration "the most open and transparent in history."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Is Japanese Government 'Squelching' Efforts to Research Fukushima Radiation?
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[field_image_caption-raw] Thousands Confront Governor Jerry Brown: 'Don't Frack with California!'
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Arctic 30' Takes on Russia Over 'Grossly Excessive' Arrest
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[title] Gareth Porter: Manufacturing a Narrative for War
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[field_image_caption-raw] Canadian Govt Targets Environment NGOs
TORONTO - Job cuts totalling 1,000 at Environment Canada’s climate change division this month means there will be even fewer government scientists onboard to monitor the impact of the extraction, development and transportation of crude oil from the carbon-intensive oil sands in Alberta.
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[field_image_caption-raw] US, EU Set Sanctions as Crimea Moves Fast to Join Russia
UPDATE (2:30 PM EST): US and EU Fire Off Sanctions at Russian officials over Ukraine
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