Iran bans dog walking

Green Prophet

The country’s totalitarian regime has banned another human pleasure owning one of man’s best friends. She has been banned from taking Peaky anywhere around the streets of Tehran. Last month the Police Chief of Tehran said dog walking is now banned everywhere.

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Detroit Bans Fracking

Sustainability Ninja

Detroit’s City Council has made history in Michigan by becoming the first in the state to pass a resolution supporting a ban on fracking. Detroit sent a strong message indicating that a ban on fracking is necessary to protect public health and preserve Michigan’s natural resources,” said Lynna Kaucheck of Food & Water Watch. The time to ban fracking in Michigan is now.”. Eco News detroit bans fracking

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France Bans Genetically Modified Corn

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France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. Agriculture france ban GM corn monsanto yieldgardDue to the proximity of the planting season,” said Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire in a press release last week, the country has “decided to take a precautionary measure to temporarily prohibit the cultivation of maize MON810 on the national territory to protect the environment.”.

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Delhi bans disposable plastics

Green (Living) Review

In December 2016, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) voted to pass a law banning the use of all disposable plastics throughout the national capital region. Other wish there had been more time to get used to the idea of such a ban.

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Calcutta bans bicycles

Green (Living) Review

Calcutta bans bicycles in an apparent attempt to check bombing terror by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Just when you think you have heard and seen it all and then along comes something like that from a city where bicycles vastly outnumber cars. India cycle ban cycles Kolkata Calcutta bicycles

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60,000 Humans have already been Banned. One Human just Stopped it—for Now.

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Enlightened Society Equal Rights Featured Events WAYLON: Today Only executive order immigration ban james robart love trumps hate muslim Muslim ban no ban refugee refugee ban seattle judge trumpThanks Judge Robart!

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India Bans Shark Finning


The country recently banned animal testing for cosmetics products, and banned shows featuring captive dolphins and orcas. Read More The post India Bans Shark Finning appeared first on Ecorazzi. There has been some great news for animals coming out of India lately.

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California Bans Ivory


California Governor Jerry Brown signed state assembly bill AB 96 into law yesterday, which officially bans the sale of virtually all elephant ivory and rhino horn in the state. Though Read More The post California Bans Ivory appeared first on Ecorazzi.

NYC To Ban Smoking In Parks, Beaches And Times Square

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The smoking ban will cover 1,700 parks and 14 miles of public beaches plus boardwalks, marinas and pedestrian plazas like Times Square. The ban goes into effect 90 days after Bloomberg signs the bill, and he has 20 days to do it. Eco News new york city bans smoking smoking ban new york smoking ban times square

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Hong Kong Bans Shark Fin Soup and Bluefin Tuna

Green Prophet

But now the government has instituted a new ban that could reduce consumption of both. “WWF-Hong Kong congratulates the HKSAR government for issuing a shark fin and bluefin tuna ban for their official dining,” the group announced in a press release.

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Well, let’s have a look at the most important reasons why single-use plastic bags should be banned right now. Quick Navigation for Reasons Why Plastic Shopping Bags Should Be Banned. Bans in other countries. How can you help to ban plastic bags in your area?

Pro Surfers Assault Fellow Wave Rider, Both Banned from Upcoming.

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Garcia has been banned from competing in his next event, the ASP 4-Star Burton Toyota Pro in Newcastle, Australia. One Response to “Pro Surfers Assault Fellow Wave Rider, Both Banned from Upcoming Events&# T. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Success! Los Angeles Bans Bullhooks


LA City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of cruel bullhooks by any circus performing within city limits. Los Angeles Bans Bullhooks appeared first on Ecorazzi. Read More The post Success! Animals Causes Entertainment Featured News

Jordan bans plastic bags, joining Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE

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The Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) announced plans to ban the use of plastic bags starting next year. No word on what constitutes “greener” substitutes, nor how the ban will be enforced. Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE ban plastics too.

Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter


Denmark chose animal rights over religion Monday by enacting a sweeping ban on the religious slaughter of animals. The new regulation banning the religious slaughter of animals was signed into Read More The post Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi.

To Those who Support the Immigrant Ban: I Want to Listen.

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Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only dialogue make america great again Muslim ban non-partisan politics opposition support immigrant ban Trump SupportersI want to learn.

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France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic. It’s The part of the nation’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, which will also carry out a ban on plastic bags in grocery shops and markets beginning in July.

Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting


Costa Rican legislators signed a bill after a two year battle that will ban dog fighting in the country. Read More The post Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

California To Ban Shark Finning

Sustainability Ninja

A measure to ban the practice of shark finning has achieved final passage on a bipartisan vote in the state of California. The new law will ban the sale, purchase or possession in California of shark fins, which are consistently used in Chinese cooking. Eco News shark fin ban california shark finning

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India Bans Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals


India officially became the first cruelty-free cosmetics zone in South Asia today with its passing a ban on imported animal-tested cosmetics. Read More The post India Bans Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Banned Four Loko Drink Turned Into Ethanol Fuel

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Every can of the now banned Four Loko makes about 2.8 that recycles ethanol, which is what they intend to do with the banned beverages. Eco News four loko banned four loko ethanol four loko fuelounces of ethanol alcohol. That means that every four cases could produce a little more than a gallon of ethanol alcohol.

California Bans Plastic Bags! WooHoo!!!

Eco Chic

But seriously, this evening, governor Jerry Brown announced a plastic bag ban for the ENTIRE state —and check your maps, California is HUGE! We’re the first to ban these bags, and we won’t be the last.”. The post California Bans Plastic Bags!

Plastic Bag Bans around the World


Countries that have banned plastic bags. The first country to implement a full ban on plastic bags was Belgium in 2007. Since then many countries have begun to follow suit with country wide bans, local / partial bans, and taxes or disincentives on using plastic bags.

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities

Green Home Blog

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities. Carolina, a city along the Atlantic coast in a state which, in late June of 2009, passed a bag ban, S.L The photo above depicts 60,000 plastic bags, the number used in the U.S. every five seconds. Photo by Chris Jordan.

California Passes Sweeping Ivory Ban


In the hopes of discouraging illegal poaching, California has effectively banned the sale of nearly all ivory and rhinoceros products. Though California made it illegal Read More The post California Passes Sweeping Ivory Ban appeared first on Ecorazzi. Finally, some good news for elephants! Animals Causes News Top News

Portland City Council Approves Plastic Bag Ban

Sustainability Ninja

Portland has joined a growing list of cities that have banned plastic bags. The ban applies to supermarkets with $2 million or more in gross annual sales plus stores with pharmacies and at least 10,000 square feet of space. Eco News portland plastic bag banThe Portland City Council unanimously (5-0) approved an ordinance this week that prohibits plastic shopping bags at major grocers and certain big-box stores. The new rules will take effect October 15th.

New York City Outdoor Smoking Ban Starts

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Eco News nyc smoking banA law which Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed in February will make smoking illegal in New York City’s 1,700 parks and on the city’s 14 miles of public beaches. Smoking will also be prohibited in pedestrian plazas like Times Square. Cigarette butts account for 75% of the litter found on New York City beaches, according to a news release from Bloomberg’s office.

Thoreau’s town bans single-use plastic bottles!


All My Relations Announcements ban bottles Concord environment health nature news plastic pollution single-use toxinsSome very excellent news! Here we see a political action in service of the health of both people and our environment. And what a perfect place to do it: the hometown of Henry David Thoreau. Thank you, Concord, Mass, for carrying on his legacy of visionary activism. This action will mean less plastic building up [.].

Dubai, Abu Dhabi ban high energy incandescent light bulbs

Green Prophet

Albeit somewhat late ( the UK first announced its ban of incandescent light bulbs in 2007), the UAE’s ban is a progressive move that is expected to save up to 500 megawatts a year. Cities CFLs Energy Efficiency energy shortages LEDs Middle East UAE light bulb ban

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New Zealand Bans Animals Testing for Cosmetics


After animal rights organizations lobbied for a ban on animal testing for cosmetics in the country, the New Zealand government has listened and turned the ban into law. Greens MP Read More The post New Zealand Bans Animals Testing for Cosmetics appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Beauty Causes News Science Top News

Enforcing Jordan’s Smoking Ban: Is the Kingdom Blowing Smoke?

Green Prophet

Five years following its ban on smoking in restaurants and other public spaces, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will start enforcing the rules. Law enforcement began in 2009 with shopping malls and Queen Alia International Airport first enacting the ban, followed by fast food restaurants.

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GardenToolbox & The Hosepipe Ban

Green (Living) Review

GardenToolbox one of the UK's leading online retailers of gardening tools and equipment has recently divulged their thoughts on the recent hosepipe ban; both implementation and removal. This meant that people could water their plants without fear of breaching the hosepipe ban.

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The Banned Super Bowl Ad that We Needed to See.

Elephant Journal

84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial banned build a wall controversy fox immigrants immigration mindfullness political Sarah Norrad Super Bowl Super Bowl 2017When asked about the intent for creating the commercial, the advertising company's response was, "to generate national awareness.crea.

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Wild Animals Are Now Banned From Circuses in The Netherlands


As of last week, wild animals, including lions, bears, and elephants, are banned from performing in circuses in The Netherlands.

British Home Secretary wants to ban encryption

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) British Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants to ban encryption – well basically – for she demands that the security services and police be given access to the encryption WhatsApp and other secure messaging services.

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Another Effort to Ban Hunting with Lead Bullets

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You’d think it would be a no-brainer but sadly hunters are resistant to a lead-bullet ban. Over a hundred organizations have again petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to ban lead in hunting – a move opposed by many hunting groups. In California, where there is already a ban to protect released California Condors , the Ventana Wildlife Society is giving away non-lead ammunition with the hope that it will encourage hunters to follow the law.

Israel Bans Horse-Drawn and Donkey-Drawn Carts


Israel has become the first country in the world to ban horse-drawn and donkey-drawn carts. Read More The post Israel Bans Horse-Drawn and Donkey-Drawn Carts appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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India Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetic Products


Last week, India became the first South Asian country to ban animal testing for cosmetic products. According to India Today, the Bureau of Indian Standards voted unanimously to remove all Read More The post India Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetic Products appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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India Bans the Import and Consumption of Foie Gras


The Indian government bans the import and consumption of the popular and cruel duck dish, foie gras. Read More The post India Bans the Import and Consumption of Foie Gras appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Russia issues temporary ban on beef from New Zealand

Green (Living) Review

The Russian agriculture safety watchdog has imposed a temporary ban on imports of beef and beef products from New Zealand, effective February 6. The watchdog also said that it might ban fish imports from New Zealand due to traces of mercury in some supplies.

Smoking Ban Fires Up Lebanon Businesses

Green Prophet

Hotel and restaurant owners in Lebanon are all fired up after Law 174 went into effect today, banning all smoking within closed environments throughout the country. But non-government organizations citing a similar ban in Turkey claim that the move could actually boost revenues.

South African Airways Bans Transport of Animals Killed For Trophies


Africa’s largest airline has banned the shipment of endangered animal trophies on its flights. That’s right.

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San Diego Bans Pet Stores, Promotes Adoption


Read More The post San Diego Bans Pet Stores, Promotes Adoption appeared first on Ecorazzi. Stores will now have to get kittens, puppies, and rabbits from area shelters and rescue groups. Animals Causes News Top News