• Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 8 days ago
    Every year 50 billion animals are raised in gruesome factory farms -- pumped with powerful antibiotics to keep them alive and make them grow faster. It's a horror show for the environment and animal welfare -- but a paradise for pathogens to mutate, multiply and jump to humans. Scientists predict that by 2050, 10 million people could die from superbug infections every year. But we can help to change that. McDonald's is the world's largest beef purchaser -- and it's deciding new antibiotics policies right now. If we push McDonald's to ban them, it could then shift the whole industry towards more sustainable farming. Let's make it happen! There's almost nothing McDonald's cares about more than its public image -- so if millions of us raise our voices, we could push the meat giant to slash antibiotics and help stop the next superbug pandemic. Sign now and pass this on, fast: Tell McDonald's: Ban beef antibiotics now! Factory farms are all about producing tons of fast, cheap meat -- but it wouldn't be possible without massive amounts of antibiotics. Already over 70% of the global supply is used on farm animals! The result is that pathogens can become resistant to even our most powerful antibiotics. Left unchecked we could land in a world where common infections and routine operations become deadly -- because we'd be powerless in the face of superbugs. To protect ourselves, we have to drastically cut the use of antibiotics on farms. McDonald's is considering it's policy right now, and if millions of us speak up, we could inspire the giant to lead the world. It's worked before. After massive public pressure, McDonald's banned the use of antibiotics for its chickens in 2016, setting off a chain reaction throughout the industry. Now let's do it again! Add your voice and pass this on: Tell McDonald's: Ban beef antibiotics now! With fierce hope and determination, Mike, Spyro, Anneke, Luis, and the whole team at Avaaz Coronavirus: Industrial animal farming has caused most new infectious diseases and risks more pandemics, experts warn (The Independent) https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/coronavirus-meat-animal-farming-pandemic-disease-wet-markets-a9505626.html The meat we eat is a pandemic risk, too (Vox) https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2020/4/22/21228158/coronavirus-pandemic-risk-factory-farming-meat McDonald's to curb antibiotic use in its beef supply (Reuters) https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-mcdonalds-antibiotics/mcdonalds-to-curb-antibiotic-use-in-its-beef-supply-idUKKBN1OA299 https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/mcdonalds_93/?tfLKjlb&v=501752736&cl=18175245922&_checksum=4d70ea99bb48528057d5773b61c058f789e30aef6413d708b193a71f028e73b3
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 8 days ago
    Recommendation appreciated for french doors.
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    Gedinne ---- town/Belgian Ron B @Sandy64 Roebuck (68.6 miles) - 14 hours ago Neon
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 10 days ago
    Hi everyone! Great news; we won the campaign! Pete is going to be left alone by WDC and his garden can be kept completely as it is! He can now go back to his normal life helping wildlife, restoring biodiversity and creating ponds, habitat and wildlife havens! I have seen the garden myself on a socially distanced visit and it is extroadniary, it would have been such a devestating loss of biodiversity and habitat for a lot of wildlife and a truly massive shame if it was restored to a standard garden. So a thank you from me personally as well and for the the emails to me personally, advice, signatures and shares! It’s all made a huge difference to the campaign and it has been lovely to see everyone come together to help protect our environment and wildlife and a man who has been spent all of his life doing do! All 46,070 of you have really made a difference here! *And for those who have donated via gofundme, this is going to be sorted out very soon so expect an update there on the funds in regards to refunds / donations to wildlife charities etc. Dan Daniel Stevens started this campaign on the 38 Degrees Campaigns by You website. If there's an issue close to your heart that you'd like to start a petition on, you can start your petition here. You are receiving this message because you signed the petition "Help stop Wealden District Council from forcing Pete to destroy his life's work."
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 3 days ago
    I Skype with my sister-in-law. Lately I can not hear her but she can hear me. I am o.k. with other relatives. Any suggestions? Please in simple terms and many thanks.
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  • Scam Alert service National Insurance number ‘compromised’ cold call An official sounding voice usually claiming to be from the National Crime Agency or National Office for Serious Crimes has been cold calling unsuspecting members of the public, asking them to call back urgently. It may state that your National Insurance number has been compromised, but it’s an attempt to get you to hand over your personal details. You may receive it in the form of a pre-recorded message or phone call that sounds threatening, so please do ignore it. Here’s how fraudsters may pressure you into giving up your details and how you can protect yourself. Pressure tactics Five things to say to doorstep scammers We’ve heard a growing number of reports of scammers targeting people on their doorsteps, and they tend to target older people, so be alert to unsolicited visits. Here’s a short video explaining what you can say if a stranger comes knocking at your door. Deter doorstep scammers At Which? we’re working on improving our digital capabilities which will, in turn, improve our communications. This means we’ve updated our sender address to now include info@act.which.co.uk. If you’ve received an email from Which? that you suspect to be a scam, please get in touch: which.co.uk/contact-us Stay safe, Which? scam alert team PS Please share this information with your friends, family and neighbours – anyone who may find it helpful. Or they can sign up here to receive this directly to their inbox. You're receiving this email because you signed up to the Which? scam alert service. Follow us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Which? At Which? (the Consumers’ Association) we're committed to protecting your personal information when you use our services or buy our products. Our privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect when you visit our websites. Can we help you with anything else? Our Member Services team is always happy to help. You can contact them by email at which@which.co.uk or by telephone on 029 2267 0000. Our offices are open Mon to Fri, 8.30am to 6pm and Sat, 9am to 1pm. Consumers' Association, Company number: 580128, Charity No: 296072. Reg office: 2 Marylebone Road, London NW1 4DF. © Which? All Rights Reserved.
  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 17 days ago
    When sending a private message what does comment ----- undefined ---NaNth --- mean?
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    https://tinyurl.com/ydrwjfgq A damning report recently revealed that in the few years after the Paris Climate Agreement, high street bank Barclays handed out a massive $85 billion to companies involved in coal, fracking, tar sands and Arctic oil projects. This lands them in top spot as the worst offending bank in Europe for financing fossil fuel companies. We can’t let Barclays continue to bankroll the destruction of our planet any longer. Barclays’ so-called climate commitments are meaningless unless they put their money where their mouth is and take immediate steps to phase out fossil fuel funding. Will you join me and sign the petition today? https://tinyurl.com/ydrwjfgq
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    Have a good time but keep your distance and be careful.
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    Hair transplant London joined pastime. They also in Anything. No posting or information. Is this advertising for free?
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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_Dy-c_pBWw Have seen a ghost piano before, never this type.
  • Kiss me Kate Ann Miller what a dancer. Being a "shortie" love her legs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usM3w18Fdtw
  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    https://www.scooploop.com/thread/alphabetical-fictional-characters Joss Joss @Joss Old Malden (96.8 miles) - 4 hours ago Wilkins Micawber Shirley ShirleyM @ShirleyM Heatherside (111.5 miles) - 4 hours ago Xenophilius lovegood (Harry Potter character}
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 11 days ago
    Eyeballed Ron B Ron B @Sandy64 Roebuck (68.6 miles) - 1 hour ago Ledge
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    Pressure is mounting over shocking human rights abuses in the Uyghur region of China. [1] It is even being called a “genocide”. [2] Governments across the world - including our own - are starting to take a stand, and high-street retailers are facing increasing scrutiny over whether their supply chains are implicated in forced labour. [3] There is horrific evidence that Uyghurs are being sent to forced labour camps to produce, amongst other things, cotton. Now a huge coalition of hundreds of organisations from across the world are calling on clothes shops to make sure that they aren’t complicit in this atrocity. [4] Already, major retail brands like Marks and Spencers and ASOS have made public commitments to prevent their supply chains being linked to the forced labour of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples. But others are dragging their feet. [5] In November, representatives from Zara denied any ties to the Uyghur region, but links between their parent company and suppliers in the area have since been exposed. [6] Lonicera, that’s where we come in. If you believe that the clothes we wear shouldn’t be contributing to human rights abuses and genocide, send a message to Zara now and demand they take action: MESSAGE ZARA NOW Ps added: sorry link does not work, if interested you have to search Muna, Ashley and the 38 Degrees team .
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    John M @John Enjoy Pastime and feel free to post any puzzles, games or about hobbies you enjoy, quizzes on TV. Have a nice day.
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    World Sparrow Day Date in the current year: March 20, 2021 World Sparrow DayWorld Sparrow Day is one of the days, designated to raise awareness of birds, especially of the house sparrow and the ones common to urban environment. This holiday is observed annually on March 20. World Sparrow Day was created under initiative of Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation of France. The initiative was supported by numerous international and national environmental organizations across the world. This holiday is aimed to provide a platform for people from different parts of the world working on conservation of the house sparrow and other birds. The participants can collaborate, exchange their ideas on environment conservation and network, that will lead to better science and improved results. Nature Forever Society created a special Sparrow Award, that is presented annually on March 20 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. This award is presented to those “unsung heroes”, who contribute into environment conservation without governmental funding and do not seek any recognition.
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  • In the current year: March 20, 2021 International Day Without MeatInternational Day Without Meat is annually celebrated on March 20. This holiday was observed for the first time in 1985 in the USA as Great American Meatout. Great American Meatout was started by Farm Animal Rights Movement, that raises awareness of the health, environmental and ethical benefits of living without meat and cruelty to farm animals. The organizers of the movement encourage people to live just for two days without meat. This will save 28 animals and 190,000 gallons of water per year. Complete elimination of animal products from diet of only one person saves 200 animals, 1,3 million gallons of water and 53,000 square feet of rain forests annually. There are different motives to participate in the movement. People, who are concerned about their health, should remember, that excessive consumption of meat can have a negative effect on the cardiovascular system. The others are concerned about the fact that more than 60 billion animals are killed annually to use for food. The other motivation to participate in the movement is that farming leads to the development of the greenhouse effect.
  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    I just signed the petition "Extend the Freedom of Information Act to companies awarded government contracts" and wanted to ask if you could add your name too. https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/extend-the-freedom-of-information-act-to-companies-awarded-government-contracts?bucket=email-blast-17_3_2021_democracy-cfoi-flt-17-march&share=67373c93-8588-4ab9-8e67-70fae77fe98d&source=&utm_campaign=17_3_2021_democracy-cfoi-flt-17-march&utm_source=
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    Pastime Joss word game latest entry 8 hrs ago There have been new entries in the meantime. I closed the site several times and did reload page. Sometime one sees latest entry other times it stays 8 hrs ago.
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    Some of you signed the petition. The Government has just U-turned and decided to call a public inquiry into the plans for the first new deep coal mine in the UK for decades. [1] This is great news Lonicera, as it delays the application and gives us another chance to explain why this coal mine must never go ahead, but it wouldn’t have happened without the thousands of people, like you, who have signed petitions and sent messages to the local council. [2] Together - with other campaigners from all across the country - we’ve really piled on the pressure. With everything going on right now it can be easy to feel powerless and alone. But we’re not. People power has shown time and time again that when we come together we’re unstoppable. And today we’ve proven just that. But the campaign does not end here. Although the public inquiry is welcome news, we need to make sure the Government makes the only sensible decision at the end of it and rejects the plans. It's time for the UK to become a real climate leader with investment in green jobs in Cumbria for years to come. [3]
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    endurance Helpful Ron B Ron B @Sandy64 Roebuck (68.6 miles) - 1 hour ago Ceiling
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 1 month ago
    Million Pound Pawn? Always pleased when some one gets a nice surprise. Many people from different walks of life are affected by Corona Virus and looking for cash. Amazed at one director, big house, many cars looking to sell his private helicopter. Did he not put any many by for a rainy day?
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 2 months ago
    Another common sextortion campaign identified by Avast is an email in which the attackers claim a Trojan was installed on the recipient’s machine, which has recorded their actions with a microphone and webcam, and extracted all data from their devices including chats, social media and contacts. A ransom is demanded and often includes a note about a fake “timer” that started when the email was received in order to set a ransom deadline. This campaign is also fake and uses social engineering to coerce people into paying.
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  • Hinamatsuri in Japan Date in the current year: March 3, 2021 Hinamatsuri in JapanHinamatsuri is a special holiday in Japan, that is celebrated on March 3. This holiday is sometimes called Doll's Day of Girls' Day. Hinamatsuri has old customs, that were born during the Heian period (794-1185). At those times people believed, that the dolls possessed the power to contain bad spirits. Setting straw hina dolls afloat on boat and sending them down a river to the sea would take down evil spirits and troubles with them. The tradition of sending hina dolls afloat on the river is not practiced any more, because the dolls are caught into the fishermen's nets. Instead of this the dolls are sent directly out to the sea, and when spectators go away, the boats with the dolls are taken out of the water and brought to the temple. There all the dolls are burned down. Traditional dishes are made to celebrate Hinamatsuri festival. A customary drink is a sake made from fermented rice. The bite-sized crackers flavored with sugar or soy sauce (hina-arare), diamond-shaped coloured rice cake (hishimochi) and sushi rice flavored with vinegar, rice and topped with raw fish (chirashizushi) are often eaten on this day.
  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 2 months ago
    Date in the current year: February 27, 2021 World NGO DayWorld NGO Day is an annual international observance held on February 27. It was established by Marcis Skadmanis, a Latvian-born UK social entrepreneur who is passionate about creating organizations that make a positive contribution towards sustainable innovation and technology. Non-governmental organizations, commonly referred to as NGOs, are usually nonprofit and sometimes international organizations independent of governments and international governmental organizations. They are active in humanitarian, human rights, social, public policy, environmental, healthcare, educational and other areas. The term “non-governmental organization” was coined following the establishment of the UNO in 1945, although the history of international NGOs dates back to at least the late 18th century. The definition of “international non-governmental organization” (INGO) was first given in the resolution of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on February 27, 1950. Marcis Skadmanis established NGO Day in 2009 to raise awareness about the importance of NGOs. A year later, it was officially recognized at the IX Baltic Sea NGO Forum of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. World NGO Day became truly international in 2014, when the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland hosted an official celebration with the support from the UNO, European leaders and international organizations.
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 2 months ago
    Tell a Fairy Tale Day Date in the current year: February 26, 2021 Tell a Fairy Tale DayTell a Fairy Tale Day is an informal observance held on February 26. It provides a perfect opportunity to read fairy tales to your kids and enjoy your favorite childhood tales yourself. A fairy tale is a short story that typically features fantasy characters and magic. Fairy tales usually take place once upon a time and have a happy ending: evil characters are punished and good characters live happily ever after. Fairy tale collections are usually the first books read by children (not counting alphabet books, of course). But children are introduced to fairy tales much earlier than they start to read, because fairy tales are the most common type of bedtime story. Even if you don't have children or your kids are not around, you should not miss the opportunity to reacquaint yourself with fairy tales. It's perfectly okay to read fairy tale books alone. Make a cup of hot chocolate, curl up in a chair and immerse yourself in the world of princes and princesses, evil witches and beautiful fairies, dragons and unicorns, talking animals and magical plants.
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  • Lonicera @Lonicera Besthorpe updated 2 months ago
    Watching ---Rich holidays poor holidays? Quite entertaining. Last programme the 2 rich girls were in the muck and did enjoy it on an animal rescue place in Turkey.
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