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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Small Island States From Rising Sea Levels - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, world, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
Small island states (Sids) face a greater threat from rising sea levels, as the populace needs to be evacuated to the mainland and the biodiversity of the land will be completely lost if the ocean swallows up these islands
Australia to Scrap Plan for Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great BarrierReef, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, energy, government, GoodNews, wildlife, world, protection, pollution, oceans, nature, politics, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - reuters.com
Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.
ACTIVISM: South Africa: Swimming the Seven Seas to Save the World's Oceans
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, humans, activism, activismenvironment, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - allafrica.com
Lewis Pugh, ocean advocate and endurance swimmer, set out on Thursday to become the first person to undertake a long-distance swim in each of the classical Seven Seas, in a bid to highlight the need for protected areas in oceans around the world.
Give the Cape Fur Seal the Protection It Deserves! GLOBAL OUTCRY! -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: Namibia, seals, slaughter, BOYCOTT!, animal welfare, animal advocates, Animal Cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

Julie
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Namibian government slaughters 80,000 nursing pups by beating them to death with pick handles. A further 6,000 adult bulls are shot so that their genitals may be exported to the East, fueling the illegal trade in animal body parts for fake medicines
Stop U.S. Army From Poisoning African Monkeys - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, abuse, conservation, cruelty, death, environment, extinction, animalcruelty, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering, society, slaughter, investigation, sadness, endange )

Clare
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
I cannot understand when eneyone is hurting or murdering the life of a defenceless animal I cannot understand why eney government would allow army's base's to use an animal's in eney way as this isn't protecting life of of eney way shape or form help
Japan's Annual Dolphin Slaughter Begins at Taiji Cove
Animals  (tags: abuse, culture, death, environment, humans, news, animalrights, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, conservation, cruelty, crime, environment, killing, slaughter )

Sally
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Bad weather could delay killing on first day of controversial six-month dolphin hunting season, official says
Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains Aug 18, 2014 |By David Biello
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
'There is a catch though: the coordination of solar company, local utility and homeowner may fail--leaving the homeowner in the lurch.' (Owning your own energy source is the only no-catch system.)
UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
International Primate Day 2014: Threats to Endangered Species and Calls to End Testing on Monkeys
Animals  (tags: wildlife, environment, offbeat, habitat, research, nature, conservation, research, monkeys, AnimalWelfare )

Connie
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Today marks International Primate Day, dedicated to the preservation and protection of the animals.
U.S. Representative Questions EPA's Risk Assessment of 2,4-D-Based Herbicide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, 2, 4-D, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 19 hours ago - beyondpesticides.org
U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week asking them a poignant question: Why didn't the human health risk assessment of Dow's newest 2,4-D-based herbicide apply the ten-fold saf
China To Offer Tax Breaks On Electric Cars, Mostly To Local Brands Reuters Aug 29, 2014
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
'China announced on Friday additional policy support for electric car purchases, offering tax breaks predominantly for cars made by Chinese automakers. The list of tax breaks, posted on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology,...'
Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog Aug 13, 2014 Reuters
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
'The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth'
Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
 

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