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TAKE ACTION NOW! Big Oil Must Stop Poisoning Communities!
Environment  (tags: pollution, oil refineries, environment, destruction, healthconditions, ecosystems, protection, humans, nature, wildlife, government, energy )

Cal
- 27 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
There are nearly 150 oil refineries nationwide, and each year they pollute the air in communities with a toxic soup of carcinogens, neurotoxins, and hazardous metals, including benzene, hydrogen cyanide, hydrofluoric acid, arsenic, and lead.
Fours After Deepwater Horizon Blowout, BP May Be Fined $18 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil Spill, BP oil spill disaster, New Orleans, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Oil Spill, Deepwater Horizon explosion, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, obama, usa )

Betsy
- 26 days ago - nytimes.com
New Orleans....On Thursday, a federal judge here for the first time bluntly rejected those arguments, finding that BP was indeed the primary culprit. He added that BP's "conduct was reckless."
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
- 14 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! SOME COMPASSION PLEASE: I'Ll Die If I Am Warehoused In a Nursing Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, government, compassion, health care cuts, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell Tennessee lawmakers to reverse recent cuts to the state's Medicaid program so that disabled citizens like me can continue to receive care in our homes!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Mining Companies Take Northern Europe's Last Wilderness!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, government, politics, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Australia's Wild Rivers From Mining Companies and Developers
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, wildlife, animals, habitat, humans, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The stunning wild rivers of Northern Australia are under threat after new legislation was introduced by the Queensland government.
World's Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, wildlife, politics, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ipsnews.net
- The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost - and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend the Cousteau Society for their plan to restore the environment of Easter Island by planting over one million trees
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Precious Freshwater Supply From Nuclear Waste - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, pollution, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed nuclear waste site will sit threateningly close to the Great Lakes, an invaluable water source for eight U.S. states as well as Ontario, Canada.
GOOD NEWS! Obama Hangs 'No Fishing' Sign on Huge Ocean Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, politics, obama, marine sanctuary, GoodNews, government, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 6 days ago - mnn.com
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii by 500 percent, creating 'the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction,' including fishing.
Malaysian Palm Oil Chief Misleads on Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation. world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, politics )

Cal
- 22 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One of Malaysia's top palm oil officials has once again misled the public on the state of forests in Malaysia.
Mining Threatens to Eat Up Northern Europe's Last Wilderness
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, europe, pollution, protection, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, politics, government )

Cal
- 29 days ago - theguardian.com
Vast network of rivers, lakes and mountains in Finland, Sweden and Norway at risk from being exploited for rare earth and other minerals
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Pesticide Poisonigs
Environment  (tags: pesticides, Big Agh companies, poisoning, poisoning our children, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 24 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We're taking on powerful pesticide and agricultural industries--and we need your help.The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food have one of the highest rates of chemical exposures among all U.S. workers.
Congress Just Delayed New Funding to Help Rape Victims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, government, rapists, ethics, republicans, democrats, usa, politics, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 9 days ago - motherjones.com
The spending bill lawmakers just approved leaves out new grant money to help localities go after rapists.
   

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