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Black Cat Sabotage Handbook The Black Cat Sabotage Handbook is a resistance movement artifact that mysteriously appeared in hard copy (thank you, whoever you are!) in the distro area at the 2010 Wild Roots Feral Futures eco-defense & rewilding gathering. After more than a year and numerous requests, the Dirty Hands Collective decided to release the manual on-line, piece by piece (the manual is 136 pages long so scanning it all at once for release at places like seemed unrealistic, though we had planned to compile the sections as we release them for later uploading in one file). Underground river 'Rio Hamza' discovered 4km beneath the Amazon An aerial view of the Amazon river. Photograph: Frans Lanting/Corbis Covering more than 7 million square kilometres in South America, the Amazon basin is one of the biggest and most impressive river systems in the world. But it turns out we have only known half the story until now. Brazilian scientists have found a new river in the Amazon basin – around 4km underneath the Amazon river.

The Works of Richard Sylvan (Richard Routley) Richard Sylvan was born Frances Richard Routley on 13 December, 1935 at Levin in New Zealand. From 1954 to 1958 he studied at Victoria University of Wellington, graduating with first-class honours in mathematics and philosophy. In 1955 he started a law degree at Wellington, but abandoned it without graduating. For his Wellington MA in 1958 he submitted a massive 385 page thesis on moral scepticism, which was highly praised by Arthur Prior, who examined it, and accepted for publication by Blackwell. Full Text of S. 3880 (109th): Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act One Hundred Ninth Congress of the United States of America Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, WikiLeaks reveals China's failure to measure dangerous pollution China has not measured data on the most dangerous types of air pollution because it is afraid of the political consequences, according to US diplomatic cables. This assessment, which comes to light as the government prepares to upgrade its air quality monitoring system, was among the central findings of cables from the US consulate in Guangzhou that were relased on Wednesday by WikiLeaks. Diplomats based in the industrial heartland of Guangdong – known as the workshop of the world and also one of the worst areas for acid rain and other pollution – looked in detail at monitoring systems and health impacts in 2006. Based on research by local scientists, the consulate noted in a cable dated 16 August that small-particulate matter known as PM2.5, was five to 10 times higher than suggested by World Health Organisation guidelines.

Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) is a United States federal law (Pub.L. 109–374; 18 U.S.C. § 43) that prohibits any person from engaging in certain conduct "for the purpose of damaging or interfering with the operations of an animal enterprise."[1] The statute covers any act that either "damages or causes the loss of any real or personal property" or "places a person in reasonable fear" of injury. China's love affair with the car shuns green vehicles A traffic jam along a main road in central Beijing. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters Beijing used to be famous for the millions of bicycles thronging its streets. But it is the success of the motor car there and in other Chinese mega-cities that has now tipped the number of cars in the world over the 1bn mark.

Popularity threatens to turn a once romantic destination into a sewer Before managing the Barracuda diving club in Goa's Sun Village resort, Venkatesh Charloo worked on a trading desk in a Hong Kong bank. After watching a Cousteau film he decided to quit the world of finance and get into deep sea diving. Now, 15 years later, he is very angry. Co-Existence To put it to you plainly and not beat around the bush, I have always expected myself to do something GREAT. Something BIG. Actually about doing a lot of GREAT and BIG things. Of creating something of value, worthy of this world. : : BITE BACK magazine : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : received anonymously (click here for photos from the raid): "The Animal Liberation Front is claiming responsibility for the liberation of 401 animals from the University of Iowa in the early hours of November 14th, 2004. All animals on the third floor of the UI psychology department -- 88 mice and 313 rats -- were removed, examined and treated by a sympathetic veterinarian, and placed in loving homes. Additionally, two animal labs and three vivisector's offices were entered and all contents relating to animal research were destroyed. These are: 4th Floor - Spence Labs: Vivisector Ed Wasserman's lab entered.

Firing laser beams into the sky could make it rain, say scientists Ever since ancient farmers called on the gods to send rain to save their harvests, humans have longed to have the weather at their command. That dream has now received a boost after researchers used a powerful laser to produce water droplets in the air, a step that could ultimately help trigger rainfall. While nothing can produce a downpour from dry air, the technique, called laser-assisted water condensation, might allow some control over where and when rain falls if the atmosphere is sufficiently humid. Researchers demonstrated the technique in field tests after hauling a mobile laser laboratory the size of a small garage to the banks of the Rhône near lake Geneva in Switzerland.

#smcampn As I woke up to the morning news on February the 15th I was shocked to discover that my hometown Chelyabinsk in Russia was struck by a meteor. As the day progressed, many Russian people started uploading their photographs and videos online across various platforms. I remembered the Crowdmap experiment that we did in the Social Media Campaigning class and I thought that it might be helpful in this real situation to gather all the content about the meteor in one place.