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Elephant Poaching Soars as Sumatran Forests Turn Into Plantations
Environment  (tags: animals, elephant poaching, ivory trade, deforestation, world, wildlife, destruction, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
here has been a spike in elephant deaths in Sumatra this year, and conversion of rainforest to plantations is one of the main causes, according to the Indonesian Elephant Conservation Forum
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Groups Battling Pollution of Pristine Forest - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, indigenous rights, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
: Demand an in-depth, ongoing assessment of the impact of the Mount Polley mining disaster and stricter environmental guidelines for all mines operating in the province
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Dolphins From the Lasting Effects of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
According to National Geographic, "More than 900 bottlenose dolphins have been found dead or stranded in the oil spill area since April 2010. If you stretched the corpses lengthwise, that's 1.5 miles of dead dolphins."
The Real Eco-Terrorists Wreaking Havoc on the World
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, mining companies, corporate abuse, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, humans, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Who should we truly be concerned about: the "eco-terrorists" aiming to protect and conserve the planet for future generations, or those who aim to exploit Earth's resources for monetary and materialistic purposes?
PARADISE LOST? Bali Uprising: Plan to Convert Protected Area Into Golf Courses, Mall Spurs Outrage
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, OVERDEVELOPMENT, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, oceans, wildlife, world, pollution )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a reversal sparking outrage from locals, and concern from environmentalists, the Governor of Bali, Indonesia has given the green light to a controversial development project in Benoa Bay.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Popular Mountain Range in California - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, humans, politics, pollution, habitat )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The San Gabriel Mountains are a popular mountain range located in northern Los Angeles County in California. This wild area, comprised of 700,000 acres of forestland, provides drinking water for about one-third of Los Angeles County, as well as recreation
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Make the Fracking Industry Come Clean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, protection, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA has the chance to hold the oil and gas industry accountable by doing two big things -- requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking and studying how these chemicals impact public health
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: danger of exploding oil trains, regulations, safety, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, green, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
the Coast Guard closed down a 15-mile length of the Ohio River after Duke Energy's W.C. Beckjord Station outside Cincinnati dumped approximately 8,000 gallons of oil into the river, according to a Coast Guard estimate.
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
It Takes More Than Two to Tango - or to Clean Up Argentina's Riachuelo River
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, clean-up, world, government, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 7 days ago - ipsnews.net
Around 1,500 tons of solid waste was also removed from the river and its banks, and the wide towpaths along the river were reopened and paved to provide access to and control over the river.
A New Factor in Your College Decision: Does the School Help Save the Planet?
Environment  (tags: education, environment, humans, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takepart.com
In 'Sierra' magazine's annual ranking of eco-friendly colleges, this California school comes out on top.
The Nicaragua Canal - a Disaster in Waiting?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua Canal, habitatdestruction, deforestation, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, wildlife, world, protection, forests, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
With huge environmental impacts and questionable motives of those backing the project, economists, sociologists and environmentalists are already voicing concerns.
 

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