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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
VICTORY VICTORY Victory in the Bahamas! No Wild Dolphins to Be Imported
Business  (tags: Bahamas, three operating dolphin facilities, with swim-with dolphin programs, may appeal this decision, wildlife, world, conservation, ecosystems, nature, protection, activists, GoodNews, violence, safety, protection, rescued, cruelty, animalwelfare, ani )

Kelly
- 20 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
The Bahamas relies heavily on the tourism industry to boost its economy. Thus, it was only a matter of time before an unethical opportunity would arise: the captive dolphin industry.
Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
Renewables Account For More Than Half of 2014′s New U.S. Energy Capacity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative energy, us, usa, greenliving, green, environment, energy, coolstuff, conservation, eco-friendly, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
According to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, solar and wind energy constituted more than half of the new generating capacity in the country for the first half of 2014.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
These Beautiful Faces Of Dog Abuse Survivors Show Just How Loving and Forgiving Dogs Can Be. » DogHeirs | Where Dogs Are Family
Animals  (tags: rescued from harm, Pit Bull, chihuahuas, puppy, Michael Vick, dogfighting ring, dogfighting, used as bait, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs )

Susanne
- 3 days ago - dogheirs.com
All of the dogs included in this article have seen the darkest of days, yet they are all similar in that underneath their scars, they are the gentlest, the most resilient and almost unbelievably, the most forgiving creatures on Earth....
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say No to New Toxic Pesticides From Dow--Help Me Save the Monarch Butterfly
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Dow Chemical, toxic chemicals for monarch butterflies, endangered, pollutants, corporate greed, environmental destruction, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, animals, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 days ago - credomobilize.com
The effect of Roundup from Monsanto on the monarch butterfly population has been devastating.Now Dow Chemical wants to start selling an even more toxic herbicide and GMO corn combination that will be more devastating to this important species
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Melbourne Chicken Save Rall
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, abuse, americans, violence, women, safety, sadness, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, GoodNews, conservation, protection, slaughter, suffering, killed, killing, pets, animaladvocates, food, prevention, tre )

Kelly
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Louise will be bringing in one of her rescued broiler (meat) chickens, Nina, so the public can ''Meet Their Meat'' face to face and see how intelligent and sweet these chickens are. Louise will talk about her life with ex battery and ex broiler chickens.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING IN FLORIDA!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Fracking could begin any day in Florida, and in some of its most precious ecosystems, including the Everglades. It could rapidly do irreparable damage to Florida's environment and economy--its tourism, citrus, coral reefs, etc.
OUTRAGEOUS Defying Regulations, San Antonio Zoo Will Keep Last Remaining Elephant Alone Until She Dies
Business  (tags: San Antonio Zoo, will not provide company to, their one remaining elephant, nor relocate her, kidnapped from the wild in Thailand, activists, americans, sadness, suffering, environment, cruelty, animalcruelty, abused, animalwelfare, conservation, prote )

Kelly
- 4 days ago - thedodo.com
According to a new rule established by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), by 2016 all elephants in captivity must be housed with at least two others like themselves to "mimic the social group status in the wild."
 

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