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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  -Anne Frank

Welcome to Thursday’s Talk where I will bring you a round up of other blog articles, news articles, or anything else I found interesting that I think you should read.

ANIMALS

From ASPCA: Dogs from Commercial Breeder Die on an Airline Flight

From American Humane Association: What are your state’s pound seizure laws?

CHILDREN

From TreeHugger: Gardening Has Great Benefits

From TreeHugger: The Real Price of Obesity

ENVIRONMENT

From TreeHugger: Is Your Hotel Green?

From Planet Green: The Use of Alternative Energy (Body Heat)

From TreeHugger: Activists Paint in Pedestrian Crossing Lines

From How Stuff Works: Can Seed Banks Save Us?

From TreeHugger: Lake Mead at Low Levels

From Silver City Sun News: University to Offer Free Solar Power Classes

From ChicoER: Grant Will Help Make Homes More Energy Efficient

From The JHU Gazette: Baltimore Non-Profits Get Help Going Green

From Between the Columns: How Small Things Make a Difference

From Gimundo: More Land Opens for Fishing After Oil Spill

From Gimundo: Japan to Label Products with their Carbon Footprint

From Gimundo: Six (Cheap) Ways to Live Greener

HEALTH

From TreeHugger: How Being “Healthy” Is Hurting Us

HOMELESSNESS

From Gimundo: Could You Do This?

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

From Gimundo: Helping Victims Help Themselves

MARRIAGE

From One News Now: Gay Marriages in California on Hold

MILITARY

From Operation Home Front: Non-profits Work Together for Soldiers

PRO-LIFE

From Operation Rescue: Another “Safe” Abortion Provider

From Operation Rescue: More Planned Parenthood Lies

From Mail Online: Abortion as a Job Perk

From One News Now: Pro-Life T-Shirt Student Given Settlement Money

From One News Now: African Countries Pressured Into Abortion Decisions

“Our solutions must be beyond anything we have ever considered, … We should not be afraid to try bold new approaches.”  -Mary Landrieu

Type: Action (Petition)

Category: Health

Organization: Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is asking that you sign a petition calling upon Congress to make Alzheimer’s disease a national priority and to help eventually find a cure for such a deadly disease. Please sign onto their petition here.