Obama Unveils Major Ivory Trade Bans

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President Barack Obama took some sweeping measures to tighten U.S. “I Read More The post Obama Unveils Major Ivory Trade Bans appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News barack obamaHere’s some encouraging news for the poaching crisis in Africa. rules on sales of ivory from African elephants on Saturday.

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Obama Aims to Create World’s Largest Marine Sanctuary

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President Obama is revealing a plan on Tuesday to protect a great area of the Pacific Ocean, a move that will help preserve marine species by preventing anyone from fishing and exploring the ground for oil. Read More The post Obama Aims to Create World’s Largest Marine Sanctuary appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment Featured News Science barack obama

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President Obama joins the Pigou Club*

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Brad Plumer: It's the last year of President Obama's presidency. That's one way to read  this new idea Obama's putting forward: He's suggesting that Congress slap a $10-per-barrel tax on oil, phased in over five years, in order to fund $300 billion worth of investments in "clean transportation" over the next decade. He doesn't have to stand for reelection. Congress isn't going to pass any of his proposals anyway. So he may as well dream big.

"Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas emissions"

Environmental Economics

It feels like Christmas Eve (but without baby Jesus): Obama administration will unveil the finalized version of its unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions on Monday. The plans will require every state to reduce emissions from existing coal-burning power plants. Regulations will require power plants to cut emissions by 32% by 2030, in contrast to 2005 levels.

President Obama Speaks Out to End Pit Bull Discrimination

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This week, President Obama won the praise of animal lovers across the county by taking a stand against breed-specific legislation, including laws and regulations that discriminate against dog ownership by breed. Read More The post President Obama Speaks Out to End Pit Bull Discrimination appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News president obama

DiCaprio and Goodall to President Obama: ‘Elephants Need Us’

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Read More The post DiCaprio and Goodall to President Obama: ‘Elephants Need Us’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News dave matthews jane goodall leonardo dicaprio president obama Celebrities, animal protection agencies and companies representing millions of people signed an open letter to the president on behalf of elephants.

NBA Player Challenges Michelle Obama To Go Vegan

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NBA champ and vegan advocate John Salley is urging Michelle Obama to take PETA’s 30-day vegan pledge in the new year. In a letter to FLOTUS, the four-time NBA champion writes: “Vegan Read More The post NBA Player Challenges Michelle Obama To Go Vegan appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan john salley michelle obama

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The Must-Listen Podcast: Making Obama.

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Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood equal rights Obama podcast politics ruthless compassionWhatever your opinion is or was of this man, one important reality is not up for debate: he was not naïve about his own intelligence, charm, and talents; he had a vision to pull his people out of the margins using these attributes and any others he could muster along the way.

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Obama Takes Selfies During Alaskan Adventure

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It was announced last week that President Obama would go on an episode of ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ and now the selfies from the adventure have flooded the Internet. Read More The post Obama Takes Selfies During Alaskan Adventure appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Film/TV News Top News bear grylls President Barack Obama

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Obama to sign U.N. Firearms Treaty the Senate rejected

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) President Barack Obama will soon sign an international arms trade treaty that has been previously rejected by the United States Senate. Obama intends to sign the treaty on June 3rd. Due to the Senate’s response to the treaty, Obama’s signature will be symbolic at best. Senate USA US Constitution United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) POTUS Obama President Obama

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WATCH: President Obama Speaks Out in Favor of Gay Marriage

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In a bold — and long overdue — move, Barack Obama has become the first sitting president of the United States to openly support gay marriage. Causes Featured News People Video barack obama president obamaIn an exclusive interview with Read More.

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Obama Announces the First New Marine Sanctuaries in 15 Years

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This week at the second annual Our Ocean conference, President Obama announced plans to create two marine sanctuaries in Maryland’s Potomac River and Lake Michigan. Obama’s big news was part Read More The post Obama Announces the First New Marine Sanctuaries in 15 Years appeared first on Ecorazzi. Environment News Top News barack obama

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"Obama looks to forge ‘climate-smart economy’ with budget"

Environmental Economics

Congress has said this is dead on arrival and won't even talk with the White House budget director about it but hey, there is some good economics in here and that should be applauded: President Obama is proposing significant funding increases to environmental regulators and clean energy research as part of his final budget offered as president.  Obama is also looking to double the federal government’s investment in clean energy research and development, from $6.4

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The Obamas’ New Dog Was Purchased for Around $2,300

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After such speculation, it has been confirmed that Sunny, the Obama family''s new Portuguese water dog, was indeed purchased from a breeder and not, as many hoped, adopted. Read More The post The Obamas’ New Dog Was Purchased for Around $2,300 appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News barack obama Mystery solved!

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Greenpeace response to the Obama climate plan

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Commenting on President Obama’s new climate plan, which was announced the other day in a speech in Washington, Greenpeace UK executive director John Sauven said: “The President is embracing policies that will excite people around the world, and if the full potential of this plan is realised then we could look back at this speech as a landmark moment. Obama plan can be read here: [link] Source: Greenpeace UK. US Government USA climate plan Obama Greenpeace

Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio Unite to Create Ocean Preserve

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President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio have joined forces to carve out what could be the world’s largest marine sanctuary. Read More The post Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio Unite to Create Ocean Preserve appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News barack obama leonardo dicaprio

What if Obama said it?

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What If Obama Said It? | I would have loved if he had a reporter on the streets asking conservatives what they though of a Obama tweet but then reveal […]. Cracker! | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) (youtube.com) All of the quotes are real. link] Via Reddit: “I really hate that they didn’t go further with this. Enlightened Society Funny Waylon Lewis Waylon: Daily Newsletter WAYLON: Today Only

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Michelle Obama Gives Jay Leno A Vegetarian Meal

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Michelle Obama stopped by "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" last night; talking about all things White House, but also urging the 61-year-old to eat healthier. Eats Film/TV News Top News Vegetarian jay leno michelle obamaRead More.

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Obama Looks to Hybrid and Electric Cars for the Future

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Barack Obama’s State of the Union address saw him repeat his push for of seeing over 1 million plug-in hybrid and electric cars on the roads by 2015. The current investment in this research is $6 billion so Obama is calling for a $2 billion increase. Government / Industry Barack Obama biofuel Electric Car Hybrid VehicleAlong with an increased reliance on biofuels he declared that the future could be won through scientific innovation. How will we get there?

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President Obama Adopts(?) Puppy and Donates to Shelter

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Read More The post President Obama Adopts(?) Animals Causes Featured News barack obama The first family welcomed a new canine companion to the White House, a Portuguese Water Dog named Sunny. Puppy and Donates to Shelter appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Michelle Obama’s Drink Up Campaign Makes Water Popular

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First Lady Michelle Obama‘s “Drink Up” campaign is making water cool. In her ongoing efforts to fight childhood obesity and make our nation’s children healthier, Obama has been promoting water Read More The post Michelle Obama’s Drink Up Campaign Makes Water Popular appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Healthy Living News People Top News michelle obama

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Barack Obama: “Shame On You,” When Interrupted During LGBT Speech.

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As the crowd start chanting Obama's name he tells Gutiérrez, "You're not going to get a good response by. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights equal rights Gutiérrez heckler LGBT Obama speech White House

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President Obama to Appear on ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’

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President Barack Obama is teaming up with British adventurer Bear Grylls in an effort to highlight the effects of climate change in the Alaskan wilderness. The President will appear on Grylls’ Read More The post President Obama to Appear on ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Film/TV News Top News barack obama bear grylls

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Obama on Pot.

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President Obama says marijuana ‘no more dangerous than alcohol’ —read the full discussion at The New Yorker. ” … “Everybody can say Obama’s late to the party, […]. Is the War on Drugs admitting it’s a lost cause? “If McCain or Romney had won you can bet their attorney general picks would not be allowing Colorado and Washington to happen.”

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Video: Obama Spoofs Mitt Romney’s ‘Dog on Roof’ Incident

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At last night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Barack Obama once again proved that he is a very funny man. Entertainment Featured News Pop Culture barack obama mit romneyMore than more than 2,000 politicians, celebrities, and journalists jammed into the Read More.

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Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption Now Legal Thanks to President Obama

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If you’re ready to add horse to your eating habits, then you’re in luck thanks to President Obama who has legalized horse slaughter for human consumption, Technorati has reported. Animals Causes barack obama president obamaOnce again, restrictions on horse slaughter plants and horse meat processing have been lifted in the United States. The House of Representatives and the United States [.].

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Obama Sings “Shake it Off.” {Video}

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Featured Events Funny Obama President''s Day Shake It Off Sings Taylor Swift In my quest to figure out how to celebrate this holiday appropriately, I came across a little video demonstrating how the Big Guy himself might celebrate.

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Obama’s First Offshore Wind Energy Strategy

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Early this week, two members of the Obama cabinet announced an offshore wind energy strategy that includes releasing more than fifty million dollars for offshore wind energy research as well as a plan to fast-track approval of wind farms in wind energy zones. Government / Industry ken salazar wind power obama wind energy obama wind power us wind energy

Obama’s Climate Failure

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So I didn’t listen to Obama’s big climate address yesterday because I already know that the President is a brilliant orator. Sweeping rhetoric isn’t going to convince me the Obama administration is serious about tackling climate change. If you want proof that Obama’s announcements were mostly hot air, you need look no further than the stock market. So that’s my take on Obama’s lavishly praised climate announcement: it’s a huge disappointment.

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Michelle Obama Promotes Pet Adoption with “Puppy Bowl X”

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This week, Michelle Obama is getting into the Superbowl spirit and helping two awesome causes in the process. Read More The post Michelle Obama Promotes Pet Adoption with “Puppy Bowl X” appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News michelle obama

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Obama Calls Climate Change a Threat to National Security

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In a speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy commencement in New London, Connecticut, President Obama sent a message to climate change deniers calling them a threat to national Read More The post Obama Calls Climate Change a Threat to National Security appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science Top News President Barack Obama

Scott Walker and Barack Obama Have the Same Campaign Slogan.

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Scott Walker and Barack Obama Have the Same Campaign Slogan, Who is the Commie Pinko Now? The Washington Times , Fox and Breitbart bloggers have uncovered concrete evidence of President Obamas commie pinko sympathies. Obamas new seven minute campaign commercial ends with one word: "Forward.". New Obama Slogan Has Long Ties to Marxism, Socialism" blares the headline in the Washington Times. This wouldnt be the first instance Obama is too afraid to sign his handiwork.

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Obama Administration Doubles California Coast Marine Sanctuary

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Read More The post Obama Administration Doubles California Coast Marine Sanctuary appeared first on Ecorazzi. A lengthy effort to protect the California shoreline is finally seeing a goal fulfilled, as after a decade of study and petitioning, two marine sanctuaries are expanding more than twofold. Environment News Top News

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WATCH: Michelle Obama Beats Jimmy Fallon in Fitness Contest

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Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon go head-to-head in fitness competition for 'Let's Move' initiative. Entertainment Film/TV Healthy Living News Top News Video jimmy fallon michelle obamaRead More.

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President Obama's blackmail threat over EU Referendum

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Obama said that Brexit would put UK at ‘back of the queue’ for trade deal in huge EU Referendum intervention However, someone on social media mentioned that the Americans do not, per se, use the term queue and thus it would appear that the text was written by the UK government and given to the US President to use. Fact is that President Obama wasn’t just talking about his views but issuing a direct threat about the consequences of the referendum.

Michelle Obama’s White House Garden Nears 4,000 Pound Milestone

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Read More The post Michelle Obama’s White House Garden Nears 4,000 Pound Milestone appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Healthy Living News Top News michelle obamaWith preparations for the fifth annual White House Garden underway as we inch closer to spring, new details regarding the success of the South Lawn plot have come to light.

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The Most Important Words President Obama ever Spoke.

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Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only 2017 inauguration hope optimism President Obama quote US politicsAs we brace ourselves for what the next four years hold for us as a Nation, our hearts are heavy. Uncertainty looms. We fear that the next administration.

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Ian Somerhalder Talks Environment with President Obama

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Causes Environment News Top News ian somerhalder president obamaSomerhalder met with the president to discuss green energy, a better America and being a young American. Read More.

President Obama Announces New Truck Efficiency Standards

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In a speech today in Maryland, President Obama directed his administration to move forward with standards to make our tractor trailers and commercial vehicles more efficient. President Obama's announcement of new heavy-duty vehicle standards will build upon a strong legacy of passenger vehicle standards that are already reducing our oil consumption, including a transition to plug-in electric vehicles that run on little or no oil.

I’ve Still Got a Crush on Obama, Kind of.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Barack Obama birthday character gratitude PresidentThe fact that the Republican nominee (He Who Shall Not Be Named) happens to be.

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Green America Applauds President Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Green (Living) Review

Washington, DC (November 2015) – After years of deliberation, President Obama demonstrated his support for an economy that supports human and environmental health, and that helps position the U.S. This decision comes after President Obama vetoed a congressional bill earlier this year that aimed to bypass executive branch decision-making on the pipeline’s future and fast-track approval to construct the pipeline. Keystone XL Obama USA

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Stevie Wonder Serenades Michelle Obama on the Jimmy Fallon Show.

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Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only first lady Jimmy Fallon Show life Michelle Obama music politics serenade Stevie Wonder tribute womenI have great admiration for her spunk. She is a woman in her own right—not only the wife of the President, but a force of change in Washington and country-wide.

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Under cover of Christmas, Obama establishes US Anti-Propaganda Agency

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Under cover of the Christmas celebrations outgoing US President Obama has written the US' Anti-Propaganda Agency, in other words the American Ministry of Truth, into law. Those all-important laws have been smuggled into the NDAA and were signed on Christmas Eve by still President of the USA, B H Obama, with, basically, no public debate whatsoever.

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