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Stop Serving Shark Fins
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, death, cruelty, suffering, slaughter, killing, killed, law, protection, sadness, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, endangered )

Patricia
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
You'll be surprised to know that the United States has a booming market for shark fins, with hundreds of restaurants throughout the country serving shark fin soup.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocelots and Jaguars From Open-Pit Mining
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, development, mining interests, environment, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Now protected under the Endangered Species Act, they're making a courageous comeback in Arizona, but they need your help if they're to overcome a new threat to their existence. A massive, open-pit copper mine is proposed in the heart of the cats' home
Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 2 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
CALIFRONIA HALTS INJECTION OF FRACKING WASTE, Warning It May Be Contaminating Aquifers
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, environment, government, healthconditions, pollution )

Sherri
- 2 days ago - propublica.org
CA officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluid toxins into aquifers.
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
GREAT NEWS GREAT NEWS SeaWorld's Stock Takes Huge Hit: Rated "Underperforming" In The Wake Of Blackfish
Business  (tags: gave the company, , dip is visible, , , wildlife, sadness, cruelty, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, environment, endangered, killed, investi )

Kelly
- 2 days ago - thedodo.com
This is just the latest of SeaWorld's financial woes in the aftermath of the documentary "Blackfish," which revealed the realities of orca captivity at the park. ~IT SAYS SEAWORLD SUCKS
The Cornish Beaches Where Lego Keeps Washing Up
Offbeat  (tags: odd, environment, interesting )

Marty
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and t
China 'Admits' Trading in Tiger Skins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, ethics, environment )

Marty
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species.
Renewables Account For More Than Half of 2014′s New U.S. Energy Capacity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative energy, us, usa, greenliving, green, environment, energy, coolstuff, conservation, eco-friendly, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
According to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, solar and wind energy constituted more than half of the new generating capacity in the country for the first half of 2014.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.

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