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No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 41 minutes ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room
Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties. And the campaign money being spent on both sides--but primarily by big energy companies--shows how much is at stake.
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Despite Brazil having made great strides in reducing logging in the Amazon region, a US study says the country faces a renewed threat to its forests.
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban | Earthjustice
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Paulo
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban. Victory: Havasupai Tribe, conservation coalition celebrate key win for protecting water, wildlife, and sacred lands.
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: wildlife, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop plans to build a electrical transmission line through a natural landmark and crucial wildlife habitat
The Kissimmee: A River Recurved
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, restoration )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: sumatran tigers, palm oil, deforestation, palm oil industry, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room for massive palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia.
Agroecology: The Capitalist Elephant in the Room
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agroecology, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - ourfoodfuture.com
...the single most important benefit of agroecological methods is that, at a time when carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere represents one of the single biggest threats to humanity, our soils represent the only real options for directing that CO2.
This Proposed Pipeline Would Be Even Bigger Than Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: proposed Energy East Pipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, politics, healthconditions, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - grist.org
Meet Energy East: It will be 2,858-miles long, putting it right up there with some of the longest pipelines in the world. It would pump about a third more crude than Keystone XL was intended to.
 

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