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Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect and Preserve the Beautiful Region and Nature of the Appalachian Highlands and Mountains.
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, healthconditions, protection, pollution, energy, habitat, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
the ecology of some parts of Appalachia has been damaged by coal mining due to lax environmental standards. We need all of the state governments involved and the U.S. federal authorities to strenghthen the present environmental laws
Teen Activist Walks Across America for Climate Action
Environment  (tags: activism, climate, climate-change, pollution, ecosystems, conservation, protection, weather, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Are you tired of hearing how apathetic young people are? Then listen to Kelsey Juliana.
Great Lakes Nuclear Dump?! Speak Now, or Forever Hold Your Peace! ACTION
Environment  (tags: nuclear waste, Great Lakes, ecosystems, water, wildlife, environment )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - beyondnuclear.org
The radioactive waste dump would be located less than a mile from the Lake Huron shore, surrounded by the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, one of the biggest nuclear power plants in the world
Do Airplanes Dump Chemicals When Flying?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, pollution, nature, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - greenerideal.com
Don't Worry---Contrary to popular belief, planes don't drop toilet waste out of the skies either. Waste is sucked into huge tanks which are emptied when the plane reaches its destination.
Changing Climate, Changing Conservation Paradigms in Canada's Boreal Forests
Environment  (tags: climate-change, forests, boreal forests, presrvation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Boreal forests form a verdant belt around the earth's arctic latitudes, dominated by stands of spruce, pine and fir. Speckled with thousands of ponds and lakes, roughly one half of boreal forests are still considered primary forest, never having been di
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With the UN on Climate Action
Environment  (tags: climate change, UN Conference on Climate Change, activism, activismenvironment, weather, environment, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 6 days ago - change.org
On September 23, a Climate Summit called by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will bring together the world's leaders to spur action to address climate change and build momentum toward reaching a new global agreement in Paris late next year.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Preserved Land From Gas Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, humans, energy, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a 126-mile tract for a new gas pipeline that will run straight through Massachusetts's natural land and water resources as well as tax state citizens to pay for the project.
19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World's Oceans Read More: 19-Year
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, Sustainabililty, technology, goodnews, eco-friendly, ecosystems, interesting, design, greenproducts, green, coolstuff )

Cal
- 3 days ago - stumbleupon.com
19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world's oceans.
Latin America at a Climate Crossroads
Environment  (tags: climate-change, UN Climate Change Summit, conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Declare Unique and Biodiverse Region a National Monument - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans, habitat, trees )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Declare the Berryessa Snow Mountain region of Northern California a national monument
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Time for Real Toxics Reform!
Environment  (tags: CONTROLS, TOXINS, toxins, toxin controls, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - action.ewg.org
The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply, officials did not know the harmful effects of drinking that contaminated water. We need real reform of this l
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, health, Monsanto, ecosystems, environment, corn, prevention )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - grassrootsact.com
Consumers deserve to know whether they're eating an insecticide! Add your name to the form at right to demand labeling for genetically engineered sweet corn, and if we reach 100,000 signatures, we'll send them to the Grocery Manufacturers Association...
 

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