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De-Protection of Protected Areas Ramps Up in Brazil, 'Compromises the Capacity' of Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: protection, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, politics, nature, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 26 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil is the country with the largest protected area system in the world, spanning nearly 220 million hectares of land, from the Pantanal marshes to rainforest crawling with wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Destroy National Forest for a Highway - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, planned development, Tongass National Forest, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Halt the planned construction of a dead-end highway through an Alaskan national forest. Tongass National Forest contains wetlands, fish habitats, and the homes of multiple endangered and threatened species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Jaguars and Ocelots From Open-Pit Mining
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, mining interests, wildlife, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 17 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Now a proposed open-pit copper mine would destroy their homes, along with a critical movement corridor that's essential to other cats recolonizing Arizona, their home for thousands of years.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Cabo Pulmo's Coral Reef!
Environment  (tags: coral reefs, development, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 27 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Ask Mexico's Minister of Environment and Natural Resources to protect Cabo Pulmo from massive development schemes that threaten this spectacular natural treasure, its fragile ecosystem and local communities.
Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, mining projects, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 24 days ago - takepart.com
Mountaintop removal is destroying one of the world's hot spots for salamander biodiversity.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep North Carolina's Forests Beautiful for Future Generations
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, nature, humans, politics, habitat, government )

Cal
- 22 days ago - change.org
More than one million acres of western North Carolina lies in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Ensuring that that land is managed properly for people and nature is vital to its future
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Struggling Walruses From Arctic Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, lawsuits, walruses, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 16 days ago - ecowatch.com
Six environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) challenging a rule that would allow oil companies to begin drilling in key walrus feeding areas in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea by next yea
In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bear
Environment  (tags: animals, protection, humans, oceans, overdevelopent, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 7 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent's last large brown bear populations.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Tongass National Park
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, politics, greed, wildlife, protection, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, nature )

Cal
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The State of Alaska and the Federal Highway Administration plan to clear-cut vast portions of roadless areas in the Tongass National Forest to construct a road out of Juneau through treacherous avalanche country to an uninhabited river delta.
GOOD NEWS! UK: Ancient Woodland Saved From Quarrying
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, green, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 24 days ago - theecologist.org
Lafarge Tarmac has withdrawn its bid to quarry Hopwas Woods following a huge local and national campaign
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop New England Fisheries Managers From Eliminating Crucial Habitat Protections
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, overfishing, environment, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, oceans, protection, wildlife, animals, conservation )

Cal
- 16 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Important areas in New England's offshore waters, protected from destructive fishing gear for decades, are under threat. These places are essential for a variety of marine animals, including some of the region's iconic species, such as cod and whales.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save America's Boundary Waters Wilderness
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, mining interests, destruction, pollution, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 12 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness covers more than 1 million acres of untamed natural beauty in northern Minnesota.Now this amazing ecosystem is at risk from sulfide mining, a particularly risky type of mining that's never been permitted in Minnes
TAKE ACTION NOW! Oppose Invasive Oil Pipeline
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, ecosystems, PIPELINE, energy, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, protection, healthconditions, healthconditions )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed invasive oil pipeline is set to cross through 17 counties of Iowa to transfer crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline will destroy the land for construction and risk contaminating homes, farms, and precious freshwater sources.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect The Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: mininginteress, rainforests, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, government, protection, wildlife, world, nature, politics )

Cal
- 16 days ago - ran.org
the Leuser Ecosystem exists at a tenuous crossroads. Despite being protected under Indonesian national law, massive industrial development for palm oil, pulp and paper plantations and mining threaten the entire ecosystem, as well as the continued wellbein
URGENT: Deadline November 24. Tell EPA & USDA to Protect Bees!
Environment  (tags: bees, pollinators, conservation, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Julie
- 4 days ago - panna.org
The inter-agency Pollinator Health Task Force, announced over the summer by President Obama, is accepting public comments until November 24. Join us in calling for swift, meaningful action to protect bees -- particularly from the clear threat of pesticide
 

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