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Environmental defenders being killed in record numbers globally, new research reveals via @john_vidal

Exclusive Activists, wildlife rangers and indigenous leaders are dying violently at the rate of about four a week, with a growing sense around the world that ‘anyone can kill environmental defenders without repercussions’

Source: Environmental defenders being killed in record numbers globally, new research reveals

UK could face legal action if they fail to make progress on reducing air pollution via @pacificgreentec

Nine European countries including the UK could face legal action if they fail to make progress on reducing air pollution, the EU’s top environment official has warned. The intervention came as legal air pollution limits for the whole year were reached within a month in London.

Source: UK could face legal action if they fail to make progress on reducing air pollution

Thunderclap: Risk Assessment – Mariner East | Civic Direct | Please Join

Tell the CRTC: No Censorship in Canada. Plase Sign and share via @Steve_Media

A coalition of organizations, spearheaded by Bell, are calling on the CRTC to implement a website-blocking system that will result in widespread censorship. Speak out now!

Source: Tell the CRTC: No Censorship in Canada

Stripes of wildflowers across farm fields could cut pesticide spraying via @LockedGateLancs

The stripy fields have been planted across England as part of a trial to boost the natural predators of pests that attack cereal crops

Source: Stripes of wildflowers across farm fields could cut pesticide spraying

#NetNeutrality: California State Senate Approves Bill Protecting Open Internet Rules, Despite FCC Order via @lotta_niko

On Monday, the California State Senate approved a bill that would impose net neutrality restrictions on internet service providers doing business in the state.

Source: #NetNeutrality: California State Senate Approves Bill Protecting Open Internet Rules, Despite FCC Order

Petition: Ban Driven Grouse Shooting. Please Sign and Share via @MarkAvery

Mismanagement of UK uplands for Driven Grouse Shooting leads to the illegal killing and persecution of British raptors, including Hen Harriers, Golden Eagles and Peregrine Falcons and causes significant flood risk, water pollution and environmental damage contributing to global climate change.

Source: Petition: Ban Driven Grouse Shooting

Biggest Zingers at white house Correspondents’ Dinner, Take a Moment, Enjoy

Hasan Minhaj aimed his jokes at the Trump administration, but no one from the White House was present for the annual event.

Source: Video: Biggest zingers at White House correspondents’ dinner

Cool, Oil and Corruption. Two Things that Never Intersect. ;) @anticorruption

Manuel Vicente is the former head of the all-powerful Angolan state oil company Sonangol and was, until a few months ago, the vice-president of Angola. Now he is the main target of a high-profile corruption case in Lisbon.

Source: Former vice-president on trial: a watershed moment for Portugal and Angola

Norway is banning all fur farms

Norway’s government has pledged to shut all fur farms by 2025, a move welcomed by animal rights charities. The country is the 14th European nation to phase out fur farming, according to Humane Society International (HSI), which campaigns against the fur trade.

Source: Norway is banning all fur farms

How to explore networks and metadata in the Offshore Leaks Database @ICIJ

Part two of three: Here are a few tips on how to navigate the networks and extract all the information you can out of ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks Database.

Source: How to explore networks and metadata in the Offshore Leaks Database

Want to search our Offshore Leaks Database? Here are tips for how to explore by location @ICIJ

Want to search our Offshore Leaks Database but don’t know where to start? How about a location search.

Source: How to search ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks Database by location

Catch #NetNeutrality violations & stop censorship. via @jazzidiot

Greens/EFA group calls for Commission #glyphosate decision to be annulled

The Greens/EFA group will try to build a majority in the European Parliament to refer the European Commission’s decision to renew the licence for glyphosate to the European Court of Justice.

Source: Greens/EFA group calls for Commission decision to be annulled

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Save the Net from trump!

Time is running out before Trump’s FCC and Big Cable destroy net neutrality — but we can still stop them.

Source: Save the Net from Trump

URGENT: Release 16 year old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi

16-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi has been called the ‘Rosa Parks of Palestine’. For years, she and her family have bravely stood up against the Israeli occupation. But now, she could face up to 10 years in prison over an altercation with Israeli soldiers. Her trial is imminent. Help us to #FreeAhedTamimi

Source: URGENT: Release 16 year old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi

Gates Foundation hired PR firm to manipulate UN over gene drives via @NoGMOsVerified

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation paid a PR firm called Emerging Ag $1.6 million to recruit a covert coalition of academics to manipulate UN decision-making over gene drives

Source: Gates Foundation hired PR firm to manipulate UN over gene drives

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