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BP Wins Big in the Offshore Drilling Lease Auction
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil, BP Auction Wins, BIG OIL COPANIES, Pollution, Offshore, Gulf of Mexico, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, news, obama, propaganda )

Betsy
- 7 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For all of his administration's tough talk on protecting our environment, President Obama doesn't seem to have any problem increasing the nation's dependence on dirty energy.
Firefighters Need More Funds to Handle Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, americans, death, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politi )

Wendy
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For years, the Forest Service has had to borrow billions of dollars from critical conservation programs to fund wildfire suppression when Congress doesn't allocate enough dollars,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Corporations From Illegally Destroying a National Park in Borneo- ForceChange
Environment  (tags: corporate abuse, mininginterests, greed, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Although the Indonesian government has chosen to impose a temporary moratorium on the deforestation of their country's rainforests, corporations continue to illegally raze the ground at Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. A palm oil company is tearing
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Removal of Historic Mountain - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, greed, greedy energy companies, environment, ecosystems, conservation, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Save historical Blair Mountain from being destroyed by greedy energy companies
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Endangered Birds From Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: birds, deforestation, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, trees, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Prevent loggers from endangering local wildlife by removing more trees from the heavily burned Stanislaus National Forest
Fracked Off - Natural Gas Victims Flee Colorado's Toxic Air
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, protection, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, politics, nature, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Lives and health are being ruined by pollution from taxpayer-subsidized gas wells, flaring and refining plants, while property values collapse.
Florida's Sugar Barons Grow Fat on Subsidies, Diabetes and Everglades Destruction
Environment  (tags: BigSugar, bad business, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, water, humans, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Big Sugar is the new Big Tobacco, writes Alan Farago - lethal to human health, wreaking environmental devastation, gouging huge public subsidie
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
'A Global Tragedy' in the Making? Thailand Plans Highway Expansion Through World Heritage Site
Environment  (tags: world, protection, nature, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The plans to expand Highway 304 fly in the face of UNESCO requirements mandating the Thai government make existing roads more ecologically sound.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Towns Don't Need Tanks: Our Communities Are Not War Zones
Society & Culture  (tags: police, society, safety, police vs. the public military grade wea, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, law, freedoms, usa, rights )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Justice are funneling billions of dollars to state and local law enforcement agencies every year to help them purchase military weaponry and equipment. What business do DOD, DHS, and DOJ have funding a wa
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
- 20 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.
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 8 days ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
Economic Justice: How NC Progressives Are Fighting Back Against the Tea Party (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Americans, 'Moral Mondays' Movement, Tea Party, government, ethics, politics, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Dole: Speak Out for Human Rights Defender Andy Hall
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, HumanRights, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
Andy was brave enough to take on Natural Fruit Ltd, one of the biggest pineapple producers and exporters in Thailand, and reveal the company's abuse of migrant workers. But now Natural Fruit Ltd. is striking back -- hard
 

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