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2013 Was a Record Year For Oil-Train Accidents, and Insurers Are Wary
Environment  (tags: oil train accidents, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 502 days ago - alternet.org
Bakken oil train explosions have mostly been far from populated areas, but one explosion killed 47 people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Fracking in North Carolina
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, North Carolina, water, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 502 days ago - change.org
Fracking has been linked to groundwater contamination, air pollution, and controversy across the country. But even with these reports, NC lawmakers continue to push for bills that put our beautiful state on a mad rush to frack.
ERADICATING ECOCIDE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, cr )

Annamaria
- 503 days ago - eradicatingecocide.com
END ECOCIDE IN EUROPE has become a global initiative, the whole world can now support the initiative and sign Eradicating Ecocide Global Initiative. PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE
'Stable' NE Greenland Ice Sheet Is Melting Away
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, glacial metl, Greenland, world, protection, weather, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 503 days ago - theecologist.org
A new study has found that the NE section of the Greenland ice sheet - thought to be stable due to the extreme cold - has been losing ice since 2006 with increasing speed
Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Kit
- 503 days ago - news.mongabay.com
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
Is the Amazon Heading Towards a 'Tipping Point' as a Carbon Sink?
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kit
- 503 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's largest rain forest is ravaged by deforestation and two recent droughts. If they continue, says one expert, the Amazon risks entering a period where it can no longer be relied upon to absorb more greenhouse gas emissions than it produces.
*Take Action* Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Petition, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 503 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell these major corporations that--for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests, peatlands, and endangered species--the time to act is now. Please sign the Petition!
Greenpeace Activists Arrested in French Nuclear Break-in
Environment  (tags: activism, environment, ecosystems, protection, humans, nature, energy )

Cal
- 503 days ago - reuters.com
French police arrested 34 Greenpeace activists on Tuesday who forced their way into a nuclear power plant operated by EDF in Fessenheim, eastern France, the company said.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend President Obama for Protecting Coastline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 503 days ago - forcechange.com
In keeping a promise made in his State of the Union address, President Obama recently expanded upon the California Coastline National Monument, adding to it the Mendocino coastline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Oil Exploration End in Congo's Gorilla Rich Virunga National Park
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, CORPORATE GREED, energy companies, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 503 days ago - ecoearth.info
Virunga is Africa's oldest national park and an UNESCO World Heritage site; and is home to a large population of wild gorillas, many other important wildlife species, primary rainforest ecosystems
How Seeds Could Be Our Saviors -- If We Save Them First
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, food, garden, greenproducts, organic, Seed protections, Sustainabililty, technology, world )

Kit
- 504 days ago - grist.org
The Nobel Peace Prize winner and Irish conciliator John Hume once observed that when people are divided, victories are not solutions. *** With short 2 minute video***
Controversial Amazon Dams May Have Exacerbated Biblical Flooding
Environment  (tags: Amazon dams, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, weather, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, world )

Cal
- 504 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Critics of the dams say that the record flooding is likely the result of two causes: the dams and climate change.
Lakota Vow: 'Dead or in Prison Before We Allow the KXL Pipeline'
Environment  (tags: Lakota Sioux, resistance, XL Pipeline, indigneous rights, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 505 days ago - truth-out.org
For a nation whose land and sovereignty has been threatened for hundreds of years by U.S. politics, the Keystone XL pipeline is part of a long history of threats to the Lakota Nation - and to the earth itself.
Indonesian Sugar Company Poised to Destroy Half of Island Paradise's Forests
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, sugar cane, biodiversity, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 505 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An Indonesian plantation company may be preparing to destroy up to half of the natural forests on Indonesia's remote Aru Islands, reports Forest Watch Indonesia.

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