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De-Protection of Protected Areas Ramps Up in Brazil, 'Compromises the Capacity' of Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: protection, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, politics, nature, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 24 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil is the country with the largest protected area system in the world, spanning nearly 220 million hectares of land, from the Pantanal marshes to rainforest crawling with wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Retain Essential Crude Oil Ban - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, politics, USA )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge new Republican majority to continue to protect and preserve our environment
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Destroy National Forest for a Highway - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, planned development, Tongass National Forest, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Halt the planned construction of a dead-end highway through an Alaskan national forest. Tongass National Forest contains wetlands, fish habitats, and the homes of multiple endangered and threatened species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the BLM to Protect More Wild Places, Natural Areas
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, BLM )

Cal
- 16 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Conservation and quiet recreation deserve equal weight. The BLM has a "multiple use and sustained yield" mandate, which means that the resources and values found on public lands should be available to all Americans on an enduring basis.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Cabo Pulmo's Coral Reef!
Environment  (tags: coral reefs, development, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 25 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Ask Mexico's Minister of Environment and Natural Resources to protect Cabo Pulmo from massive development schemes that threaten this spectacular natural treasure, its fragile ecosystem and local communities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save New Mexico's Last Free-Flowing River
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature )

Cal
- 29 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Originating in America's first designated wilderness area, New Mexico's Gila River is a biological gem.But New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will soon decide whether to OK a billion-dollar boondoggle that could destroy this river as we know it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep North Carolina's Forests Beautiful for Future Generations
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, nature, humans, politics, habitat, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - change.org
More than one million acres of western North Carolina lies in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Ensuring that that land is managed properly for people and nature is vital to its future
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Struggling Walruses From Arctic Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, lawsuits, walruses, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 14 days ago - ecowatch.com
Six environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) challenging a rule that would allow oil companies to begin drilling in key walrus feeding areas in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea by next yea
New Laws May Turn Brazil's Forests Into Mines
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, conservation, mining interests, environment, ecosystems, pollution, animals )

Cal
- 16 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One proposal is calling for 10 percent of the country's most stringently protected areas (PAs) to be developed for mining, which would affect an area the size of Switzerland encompassing national parks, biological reserves, and wildlife refuges. -
In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bear
Environment  (tags: animals, protection, humans, oceans, overdevelopent, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 5 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent's last large brown bear populations.
Oil Spill in Stockholm's Scenic Archipelago
Environment  (tags: oil spill, water, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, oceans )

Cal
- 27 days ago - thelocal.se
A ship carrying around 52 tonnes of oil is reported to have crashed in Stockholm's archipelago, with some of its cargo leaking into the Baltic sea.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell B.C. Government to Stop Pushing Liquid Natural Gas
Environment  (tags: fracking, LNG, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Government of B.C. is currently pushing for development of a fossil fuel called liquid natural gas, or LNG. However, LNG is environmentally hazardous and has no benefit for B.C.
Surprising Reasons to Be Optimistic About Saving Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, rainforests, forests, good news, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 11 days ago - news.mongabay.com
the world is finally starting to recognize the value of services afforded by healthy ecosystems and the contributions make by local and indigenous communities in keeping forests standing. -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Tongass National Park
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, politics, greed, wildlife, protection, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, nature )

Cal
- 23 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The State of Alaska and the Federal Highway Administration plan to clear-cut vast portions of roadless areas in the Tongass National Forest to construct a road out of Juneau through treacherous avalanche country to an uninhabited river delta.
GOOD NEWS! UK: Ancient Woodland Saved From Quarrying
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, green, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 22 days ago - theecologist.org
Lafarge Tarmac has withdrawn its bid to quarry Hopwas Woods following a huge local and national campaign
 

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