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Strawberry the Orangutan Visits the Home of Tony the Tiger

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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Strawberry the Orangutan Visits the Home of Tony the Tiger

Today an orangutan called Strawberry, along with RAN’s Palm Oil Action Team and local residents from Battle Creek, Michigan, paid a visit to the home of Tony the Tiger, a.k.a Kellogg’s headquarters, to call on the snack food giant to cut “Conflict Palm Oil” from its products. Strawberry’s family lives in the forests of Indonesia [...]

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You’ve Got A Facebook Request From Mark Zuckerberg: Support Keystone XL!

Friday, April 26, 2013

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You’ve Got A Facebook Request From Mark Zuckerberg: Support Keystone XL!

How many of us are going to “LIKE” this bit of information? Today, Think Progress outed Mark Zuckerberg’s new political group as a shill for the fossil fuel industry. The Facebook mogul, along with the founders of Dropbox, LinkedIn and Microsoft (that would be Bill Gates) founded a new political group called FWD.US that has [...]

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Dr. Oz Responds to the Pressure, But Doesn’t Go Far Enough To Correct His Mistake

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Dr. Oz Responds to the Pressure, But Doesn’t Go Far Enough To Correct His Mistake

Thanks to the 14,430 (and counting) of you who signed the petition we created along with Orangutan Outreach, Dr. Oz has begun to tell his viewers the full story about palm oil—on his blog. But he hasn’t done enough. According to news reports, Dr. Oz’s enthusiastic support for red palm oil inspired a buying frenzy. [...]

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The Best Way To Honor Larry Gibson’s Incredible Life Is To Continue Spreading His Powerful Message

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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The Best Way To Honor Larry Gibson’s Incredible Life Is To Continue Spreading His Powerful Message

Larry Gibson was a true hero. One of the most important things we can do to honor the incredible life Larry lived is keep fighting: continue fending off King Coal, protecting our air, our mountains, our water, our climate and our communities. You can help by sharing one of these images below. Larry set a [...]

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Larry Gibson: “Stand With Me Against BofA and Coal”

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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Larry Gibson: “Stand With Me Against BofA and Coal”

As a native West Virginian, I have experienced the dire impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining firsthand. I used to walk around the forests surrounding my family’s home on Kayford Mountain and feel like I was a part of mother nature. Now all I feel is dynamite exploding and the vibration of heavy machinery. As [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together over 60 Occupy groups from across the country, in addition to sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental groups, for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Want to join healthy food advocates Michael Pollan, Anna Lappe, and Marion Nestle in the #F27 [...]

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The Filter Bubble Raises Important Issues – You Just Need To Filter Them Out For Yourself

Monday, August 8, 2011

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The Filter Bubble Raises Important Issues – You Just Need To Filter Them Out For Yourself

If you’re under the impression that Google is piping the raw, unfiltered world to your computer monitor or smart phone every day, then you’re mistaken. And that mistake could cost you — especially if enough of us make that mistake, in which case it could start to cost all of society. Like hundreds of thousands [...]

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Girl Scouts USA Censors Scouts on Rainforest Destruction

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Girl Scouts USA Censors Scouts on Rainforest Destruction

Girl Scouts USA’s mission is to empower girls to be leaders “who make the world a better place.” But today, in a shocking violation of its own mission statement, the organization made the decision to censor the comments of scores of its young leaders rather than listen to their concerns about the use of rainforest-destroying [...]

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Take Action: Make Girl Scout Cookies Rainforest Safe

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Take Action: Make Girl Scout Cookies Rainforest Safe

It’s pretty crazy to think that something as seemingly innocent as Girl Scout cookies could be contributing to rainforest destruction, the violation of Indigenous rights and the extinction of endangered species like orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos. Unfortunately, because Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA) chooses to use rainforest destroying palm oil in a large majority of [...]

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