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GOOD NEWS! Coastal Wildlife Paradise Declared Biosphere Reserve in Argentina
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government, protection, world, habitat, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 6 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
Rare Florida Forest Set to Be Leveled for a Walmart and Chik-Fil-A
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, overdevelopment, corproate greed, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, protection, pollution, humans, nature, government, politics, green )

Cal
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
bout 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals and insects found no place else, was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer.
CANADA: First Nations Challenge Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline in Court
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Enbridge Pipeline, First Nations, indigenous rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, world, wildlife, humans, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several First Nations and some environmental groups have filed suit to block the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Inc. through their territory, with a total of four legal challenges mounted as of Monday July 14.
U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil
Environment  (tags: tar sands oil, US, EU, dirty energy diplomacy, environment, ecosystems, energy, conservation, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirt
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
- 3 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.
On Track to 'Go Beyond the Critical Point': Sri Lanka Still Losing Forests at Rapid Clip
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, deforetation, Sri Lanka, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the southern tip of India, has the highest biodiversity in all of Asia, and is regarded as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots
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
- 1 day 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.
DELUSIONAL AND JUST WRONG: Cheney: Iraq Invasion Was the 'Absolute Right Thing to Do'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, foreign policy, invasion of Iraq, Dick cheney, delusional thinking, warmonger, warmongers, bushadministration, bush, corruption, military, news, u.s., troops, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the Bush Administration's decision to invade Iraq more than a decade ago on Monday, saying, "I believed in it then. I look back on it now - it was absolutely the right thing to do."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Sioux Indian Tribal Lands - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, law, government, indigenous rights, land grab, natie rights, Oglala Sioux, governement land grab, us, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The U.S. Department of the Interior is threatening to take the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota's Badlands National Park away from the Oglala and Lakota Sioux currently living there. The area that comprises the South Unit of Badlands National
TAKE ACTION NOW: UK GOVERNMENT---Save Pristine Marine Ecosystem - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, world, habitat, animals, wildlife, government, humans, conservation )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Rarely do we get the chance to preserve ecosystems still intact in our modern world. Sign this petition urging the British government to act in defense of the Pitcairn Islands before we lose another pristine landscape to exploitation.
Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Restrictions Enacted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: aboriton rights, new Texas laws, denying access and choice, women's rights, politics, Texas, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - npr.org
In a little over a year, the number of clinics that provide abortions in Texas fell to 20 from 41, and watchdogs say that as few as six may be left by September.
Israeli Calls for Palestinian Blood Ring at Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, human rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, politics, government, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, murder, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On the eve of Abu Khudair's lynching, Member of Knesset (Israel's parliament) and government faction whip Ayelet Shaked issued a call over Facebook to ethnically cleanse the land, declaring "the entire Palestinian people is the enemy."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Declare a Public Health Emergency in Detroit
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, health, government, WATER, economy, public safetyethics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is shutting off water at thousands of Detroit residences each week, even if their account debt was incurred by previous owners. That means families don't have water to drink, wash their hands or flush their toilet
Tell Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.): I'M Not Too Stupid to Understand GMO Labels! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, stupid americans, prevention, health, food, government )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
...what they were really trying to figure out was how to sell the same old lies about Monsanto's Empire to "ignorant" consumers who "just don't understand" GMOs.
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
 

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