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Obama Recommends Extended Wilderness Zone in Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, obama, goodnews, extended wilderness, Alaska, environment, nature )

Giana
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
US President Barack Obama said Sunday he would recommend a large swath of Alaska be designated as wilderness, the highest level of federal protection, in a move angering state oil proponents.
Thank You for Supporting Wilderness in Alaska PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wilderness, Alaska )

Anna
- 2 days ago - secure.wilderness.org
Please take a moment to thank President Obama and his administration for recognizing the priceless wilderness values of the Arctic Refuge, and for taking a stand to protect them.
Save Wolves, Old-Growth Forests and Our Climate
Animals  (tags: wolves, alaska, climate, old groth, forests, animal welfare, wolf, petition )

Scooby
- 27 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
A unique Alaskan wolf species is being driven extinct by the clearcutting of its old-growth forest home. These same forests trap enormous amounts of carbon, slowing down global warming.
Applaud Decision to Protect Bay From Oil Development PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, Alaska )

Anna
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay has been off-limits to oil and natural gas leasing since 2010 under a temporary protection arrangement set to expire in 2017. However, on Tuesday President Obama officially withdrew the 52,234-square-mile area from resource
Stop Bristol Bay Mega-Mining in Alaska and Save Wild Salmon - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Bristol Bay, Mining Industry, Ecosystem, Environmental destruction, Habitat destruction, Water Pollution, Salmon migration, Spirit Bears, Trees, Wetlands, Endangered Species, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 38 days ago - forcechange.com
On December 16th, 2014, President Obama banned oil and gas drilling in the Bristol Bay, BUT this does not affect the Pebble Mine gold and copper mega-mine project which would destroy the ecosystem, the great salmon migration and spirit bear habitat.
Mr President, Thanks for Limiting Drilling in Bristol Bay, Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alaska, Bristol Bay, oil and gas regulators, drilling moratorium, Good News, Obama )

Anne
- 41 days ago - whitehouse.gov
Bristol Bay is off limits for off shore oil and gas leasing indefinitely by executive order. This is a good step (now to stop the mine proposed for headwater streams!
Help Protect Predators in Alaska's National Preserves PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, predators, Alaska, preserves, wildlife )

Anna
- 60 days ago - awionline.org
The NPS is now seeking comments on the proposed rule and whether the taking of black bears over bait should still be allowed in National Preserves. AWI is urging NPS to adopt the proposed rule and to ban bear baiting on national preserve lands for both
Protect Alaska's Walruses From Dirty Oil Drilling and Global Warming PETITION
Animals  (tags: wildlife, walruses, Alaska, protection )

Anna
- 69 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Please sign the petition below asking the government to protect the walrus as an endangered species and put a permanent halt to offshore drilling off Alaska.
Alaska, Oregon And Washington, DC Vote To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: Medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, constitutional majority, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, DC, Florida )

Dandelion
- 83 days ago - rt.com
In Florida, the ballot measure gained the support of 57 percent of voters, but the measure fell short of a 60 percent constitutional majority required under state law.
Draw the Line on Alaska's Cruel Hunts
Environment  (tags: Alaska, wolves, bears, moose, caribou, National Park Service, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 90 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action -- tell the National Park Service you fully support its new rules to protect wildlife and defend the natural character of our national preserves.
Ice Loss Sends Alaskan Temperatures Soaring
Environment  (tags: climat echange, research, environment, Alaska, weather, world, ecosystems, melting ice )

Cal
- 102 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists analysing more than three decades of weather data for the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked an astonishing 7°C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice.
Protect Wolves and Bears in Alaska's National Parks!
Animals  (tags: wolves, bears, hunters, alaska, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, s )

Sara
- 103 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The National Park Service is considering a ban on the worst hunting practices that target wolves and bears -- including baiting, snaring and using artificial lights to kill hibernating bears -- in Alaska's national parks.
Protect Arctic Walrus From Shell's New Drilling Plan! ACTION US
Animals  (tags: Arctic drilling, Shell, wildlife, walrus, Point Lay, Alaska, protection, environment, ecosystems, habitat )

Nancy
- 113 days ago - act.alaskawild.org
Shell just submitted a larger, noisier and more polluting plan to drill in the walrus' home as soon as this summer. To help the walrus, tell President Obama to keep America's Arctic Ocean safe from Shell!
35,000 Walruses 'Haul Out' on Alaska Beach
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, climate-change, walruses, Alaska, Arctic, wildlife, animals )

Nancy
- 117 days ago - cnn.com
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.
Powerful Opportunity to Stop Destructive Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay - Via Earth Justice
Environment  (tags: Environment, North America, Alaska, Mining Industry, Bristol Bay, Ecosystem, Habitat destruction, Forest, Water Pollution, Salmon Migration, Spirit Bear, Trees, Wildlife, EPA, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 138 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The proposed mine would be the largest, most destructive open-pit mine ever built in North America destroying the great salmon migration, the spirit bear and heavily polluting water. The EPA is currently accepting public comments so please sign.
 

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