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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 )

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- 9 days 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.
The Last Best Place No More: Massive Deforestation Destroying Prime Chimp Habitat in Uganda
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, deforestation, destruction, animals, wildlife, world, humans, government, ecosystems )

Cal
- 22 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Prime chimpanzee habitat is gone --Global Forest Watch data shows at least 20 percent of the forest cover along the Kafu River in western Uganda has disappeared since 2001
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Acid Fracking in the Everglades - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: acid fracking, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, destruction, pollution, protection, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
Citizens and county officials are fighting the use of acid fracking near the Florida Everglades. While acid fracking has been used before in the state, it has never been used this close to the national park
ExxonMobil's New Guinea Nightmare
Environment  (tags: protection, destruction, environment, Exxonmobil, corproate greed, mining intersts, energy companies, disaster, endeforestation, ecosystems, world, politics, energy, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, green, government, nature )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thenation.com
How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest
Company Seeks Barge Dock Permit for Shipping Fracking Wastewater
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, frack waste, frack waste transport, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, water, habitat, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ohioans are shocked to stumble on a new proposal by GreenHunter, a Texas-based fracking wastewater company, to build a barge off-loading facility on the Ohio River in Meigs County. Barging of liquid frack waste has not been approved by the U.S. Coast Guar
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
TAKE ACTION NOW! Peru: Don't Licence Soldiers and Police to Kill Environmental Protesters
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISTS, SAFETY, PERU, LAW, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, world, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 29 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Laws recently passed in Peru exempt members of the armed forces and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injury or death to environmental protesters.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cheer Town's Victory Against Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, fracking, frack is whack, law, courtsecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
A small town in upstate New York has taken proactive measures to prohibit the dangerous process of hydraulic fracking, and recently, the state's Supreme Court upheld their efforts to ban the practice.
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
- 9 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
Wisconsin Tribes Urge EPA to Use Clean Water Act to Stop Gogebic Taconite Mine
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, EPA, Clean Water Act, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, conservation )

Cal
- 7 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Wisconsin Federation of tribes has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to use the 404 C portion of Clean Water Act to stop mining activity by Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) in the Penokee Mountains located on the edge of the Bad River Ojibwe Reservati
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, WOMEN'S HEALTH, Hobby Lobby decision, society, women's rights, healthcare, government, lies, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 20 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Allowing some bosses to override the religious beliefs and health needs of their female employees hurts women, especially those already struggling to make ends meet.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Political Attack on National Monuments - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: national parks and monuments, protectins, proposed law, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection, politics, government, water )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
The Antiquities Act has been preserving and protecting our shared American heritage since before any of us were born. The "No New Monuments" proposal would completely nullify the Antiquities Act, making it much more difficult to permanently protect federa
GOOD NEWS! Coastal Wildlife Paradise Declared Biosphere Reserve in Argentina
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government, protection, world, habitat, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 15 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Conservationists are celebrating the announcement that UNESCO has dubbed Argentina's Península Valdés a biosphere reserve under the Man and Biosphere Program
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING IN FLORIDA!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

Cal
- 13 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Fracking could begin any day in Florida, and in some of its most precious ecosystems, including the Everglades. It could rapidly do irreparable damage to Florida's environment and economy--its tourism, citrus, coral reefs, etc.
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
- 10 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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