“Nature / Environment / Critters” Sept. 18th, 2013

U.S: PETA kills 89.4% of adoptable dogs and cats in its care during 2012

Colombia: Displaced families face reprisals for trying to reclaim their own land

U.K: Fracking sparks concerns over food safety, livestock deaths and deformities

Guatemala: Battle to preserve ancestral farming practices

Africa: American initiatives to provide electricity will likely to lead to climate-polluting projects, not locally-sourced renewable energy

U.S: Colorado fracking and flooded oil fields – see here and here.