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Alarm as Almond Farms Consume California's Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, almonds, water use, California, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
Extreme drought and soaring global demand is threatening supplies of one of the world's favourite snacks
Protect US Wildlife From Destructive Logging Practices in California - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wildlife, US, California, Logging Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Black-backed Woodpeckers, California Spotted Owls, National Forests, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 4 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Please sign to ensure the survival of threatened species (including the Black-backed Woodpecker and the California Spotted Owl) that rely on California forests by banning irresponsible logging practices in the Tahoe and Sierra National Forests.
Life Term for US Woman Who Cut Off Ex-Husband's Penis
Offbeat  (tags: Jail, Court, Law, California, USA )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A California woman convicted of severing her ex-husband's penis and throwing it in a kitchen waste disposal has been sentenced to life in prison.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Groundwater Sources to Prevent State From Drying Out - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DROUGHT, water use, CAlifornia, water, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, politics, nature, water )

Cal
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
The drought that has plagued California for many years has now become even more drastic. This has caused many above-ground water sources to supply much less water than any time before
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 13 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Justice for Nacho! Found Badly Wounded, Chained To A Fence At An Abandoned Lot!
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, dog cruelty, Pit Bulls, pit bull advocates, animal activists, Animal Activism, ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, dog lovers, california, animal lovers )

Maria
- 14 days ago - petitionhub.org
Nacho was found chained to a fence at an abandoned lot. He was severely injured and it appeared like he was attacked by another dog. Sign the petition to demand an investigation in this case!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Bay Delta Twin-Tunnels Project, and Protect the Pristine Northern California Watersheds
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, Overdevelopment, water, drought, California, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 64 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
the proposed project would severely affect critical habitat for many species, including endangered Delta smelt and steelhead and chinook salmon. In addition, it would decrease water flows, impact many other threatened and endangered species, exacerbate e
American Always, Scottish Forever
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, Scottish Cultural, Highland Games, Referendum, Americans, Scottish Ancestry, California, UK, USA )

Ray
- 78 days ago - bbc.co.uk
On 18 September, voters in Scotland will be asked in a referendum whether they want the nation to become independent from the rest of the United Kingdom. Yet, across the Pond, there are many Americans with Scottish ancestry,
Support AB 2657 to Stop Rodenticide Use in State and National Parks and Wildlife Refuges ACTION US
Animals  (tags: hawk, fox, owl, rodenticides, toxins, California, national parks, state parks, wildlife )

Nancy
- 91 days ago - wildcarebayarea.org
Currently rat poisons that have been shown conclusively to cause secondary poisoning can be legally used in state and national parks in California, as well as wildlife refuges and other "protected" areas.
California Minimum Wage; Help Us Increase It to $13 / Hour
Business  (tags: minimum-wage, labor, California, health, families )

Demo
- 110 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The California Senate has approved a measure to raise the minimum wage in the state to about one half of what it would be if it had been tied to inflation at inception, yet still about double the current federal rate; $13 / hour by 2017. Sign and help us!
This Week in Pictures
World  (tags: Fukushima, Peru, DC, NY, California, India, Bali, CAR )

Nancy
- 123 days ago - nbcnews.com
Events of the week.
California's Thirst Triggers Earthquakes, Lifts Mountains
Environment  (tags: california, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, globalwarming, mountains, water )

Kit
- 125 days ago - livescience.com
One of California's worst environmental disasters can move mountains and cause earthquakes.
Petition | Fire Gas Meter Reader That Destroyed Cute Small Dog in Redlands, California! | English
Animals  (tags: yorkshire terrier, gas meter reader, redlands, california, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, death, dogs, endangered, environment, pets, killing, killed, law, protectio )

Susanne
- 135 days ago - yousign.org
A cute Yorkshire terrier from Redlands, California, was killed, after he was hit in the head by a meter reader belonging to a gas company employee last week. The dog, dubbed Bean Bean, weighed just 6 pounds and was adored by everyone!!
The Almond and the Bee
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bee, Bees, colony collapse disorder, CCD, Honey, Almonds, California, Pesticides, business, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, Sustainabililty, world )

Syd
- 151 days ago - sfgate.com
In describing the pollination of California almonds it's hard not to slip into superlatives: 80 percent of world almond production takes place in California, and almonds have become the country's most valuable horticultural export...
Please Sign: Tell CA to Cut Climate-Credit Incentives for Forest Destruction!
Environment  (tags: Old-growth forests, clear cutting, forest destruction, carbon credits for logging, cap and trade, California, incentivizing forest destruction, Carbon dioxide, climate change )

Susan
- 164 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Older trees remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than newer ones. So why is California now giving companies carbon credits to clear cut old-growth forests? Logging companies should be punished - not rewarded - for forest destruction!
 

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