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Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Forest Destruction for Coal! Justice for the People of Borneo!
Environment  (tags: mining interests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, climate-change, healthconditions, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 15 days ago - action.wdm.org.uk
BHP-Billiton is planning to build massive coal mines stretching over an area more than twice the size of London, destroying some of the last pockets of primary rainforest in Borneo
Homelessness Is Not a Crime -- and Neither Is Feeding the Hungry! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, homelessness, law, crime, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, news, economy )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thirty-three cities now ban or are considering banning giving food to homeless people -- and some are threatening to throw people in jail in they're caught feeding the hungry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Stop Oil and Gas Leasing in the Arctic Ocean!
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, politics, nature, nature )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.wilderness.org
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management estimates Lease Sale 193 has a 75 percent chance of a large (more than 42,000 gallons) oil spill in the Arctic Ocean. Yet, the agency is proceeding with plans for oil drilling there. The Arctic Ocean, its people and i
TAKE ACTION NOW! Canada, Cut Degradation of Virgin Forests!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, deforesation, Canada, ecosystems, protection, pollution, nature, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 21 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canada is now number one in forest degradation. And logging is a major cause.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Deforestation In British Columbia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, habitat loss, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
With the increase of industry and agriculture in Canada, trees are being cut down faster than ever In British Columbia. Deforestation is a real problem and it not only affects the abundant wildlife that live in British Columbia but it affects us too.
Bogota To Create Latin America's Largest Urban Nature Reserve
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, government, green, GoodNews, world, wildlife, protection, nature )

Cal
- 14 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Authorities in Bogota are banning road and building construction across 14 square kilometers (5.4 square miles) in the Colombian capital, in a bid to create the largest urban nature reserve in Latin America.
How Millionaires Buy Up Farmland And Hoard All Our Water
Environment  (tags: politics, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 23 days ago - alternet.org
When FOX News stands up for "family farmers," they are really fighting for Murdoch's rich friends.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It Shouldn't Be a Crime to Care
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, feeding the homelss, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, usa, safety, philanthropy, humans, freedoms )

Cal
- 11 days ago - caringacross.org
Every week, Arnold Abbott prepares hundreds of meals for the homeless. But thanks to a new law in Fort Lauderdale, giving those meals to the people who need them is a crime.A Florida judge has put the law on hold for 90 days. This is big news, but it's no
Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: threateningparadise, oil drilling, oil drilling leases, environment, ecosystems, conservation, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 24 days ago - npr.org
An oil rig now floats offshore in one of Europe's top winter beach destinations -- Spain's Canary Islands.
Plummeting Oil Prices Are the Latest Argument Against the Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, plunging oil prices, environment, energy, oil, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.vice.com
The Keystone XL Pipeline has already run into a million problems, and the latest one might be plummeting oil prices.
8 Shocking Facts About Water Consumption
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
Water is a finite resource. And its preciousness has been driven home by water wars in California, where record drought has agricultural users, fracking interests and home consumers vying for the same supply;
'It's War!' Peru-Brazil Indigenous People Pledge to Fight Amazon Oil Exploration
Environment  (tags: activists, indigenous rights, oil exploration inthe Amazon, environment, destruction, conservation, endangered, ecosystems, protection, world, healthconditions, politics, pollution, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 13 days ago - theecologist.org
Members of an indigenous people living on both sides of the Brazil-Peru border in the remote Amazon say they are prepared to fight with spears, bows and arrows if companies enter their territories to explore for oil.
Congressman Mark Pocan Introduces Bill to Ban Fracking on Public Lands
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, protection )

Cal
- 9 days ago - pdamerica.org
Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced a bill to ban fracking for oil and gas on federally owned, public lands with Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL-09). This is the strongest federal bill against fracking introduced in Congress to date
TAKE ACTION NOW! Lima Climate Talks: US: Stand Strong on 0 Carbon
Environment  (tags: zero carbon, Lima ClimateTalk, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, politics, government, green, world, nature, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Climate Ministers from 195 countries are arriving at the global summit in Peru. Let's show them this commitment is non negotiable.
 

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