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Sign the Petition to Delaware Legislature: Hold Hearings on How a Wealthy, Admitted Child Rapist Avoided a Single Day of Jail Ti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, politics, society, safety, rights, child, culture, crime, americans, ethics, family, dishonesty, government, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness )

Robert
- 174 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to the Delaware legislature, urging them to convene hearings on how a wealthy, admitted child rapist avoided a single day of jail time.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Beeliar Wetlands of Australia
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, world, protection, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green, wildlife )

Cal
- 96 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
THe West Australian government's plan for a four lane, five kilometre extension of the Roe Highway through the Beeliar Wetlands would damage the ecosystem irreparably.
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
- 18 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.
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
- 62 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.
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
- 57 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
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
- 75 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
- 76 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 37 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the World's Most Prolific Wild Salmon Runs in Alaska
Environment  (tags: MINING INTERESTS, salmon runs, endangered, animals, environment, ecosystems, water, humans, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, pollution, green, government, protection )

Cal
- 54 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
A mining corporation wants to build a monstrous open pit copper-gold mine at the headwaters of Alaska's Bristol Bay--home to the largest and most productive wild salmon runs on Earth.
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
- 17 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."
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama: Protect the Lives of Dolphins, Whales, Sharks, and Sea Turtles in the Pacific
Environment  (tags: animals, government, GoodNews, conservation, wildlife, world, pollution, protection, ecosystems, environment, habitat, humans, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 47 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
President Obama has proposed a plan to expand a protected area in the Pacific Ocean called the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. PRIMNM encompasses one of the world's last remaining pristine marine ecosystems and has an enormous amount of b
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
- 72 days ago - thenation.com
How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest
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
- 27 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.
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
- 83 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.
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
- 73 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
 

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