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We Cannot Child-Proof The Whole World
Posted by Shapley Hunter on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 8:36 AM:

Mother Criticized Over Fight To Banish Acorns Form Schoolyard.


"Donna Giustizia told Vaughan, Ont., city council that the saplings dropping tree nuts onto school property pose a threat to young students with anaphylaxis-inducing allergies and are infringing on their right to a nut-free space."

I think the belief in a right to nut-free space in the great outdoors is kind of oxymoronic...


Well that's just nuts.

-- Posted by DADES on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 8:43 AM

More from our neighbors up North:

Lock up your cat, save a bird!


Nova Scotia's Ecology Action Centre wants people to place their cats under house arrest to stop the killing of songbirds.

Methinks Cape Girardeau's starling population could do with a few more housecats thinning their numbers.

-- Posted by Shapley Hunter on Thu, Nov 15, 2012, at 8:46 AM

And more from the dead-bird department:

"Birds fall dead in Arkansas town for second year in a row"


(This one's actually from January, but I missed seeing it in the news...)

-- Posted by Shapley Hunter on Thu, Nov 15, 2012, at 8:51 AM

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