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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the San Gabriel Mountains!
Environment  (tags: overevelopment, conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, nature, humans, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 27 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Growing population, increased recreational use and insufficient resources to manage this vulnerable wilderness jeopardize the future of the San Gabriel Mountains.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Nestlé: Stop Stealing Water From Poor Communities!
Environment  (tags: corporate, corruption, politics, pollution, politics, water, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 29 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
, Nestlé, which owns a bottling plant on the reservation of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, is pulling undisclosed amounts of water from the ground -- and they're doing it legally.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell World Bank: Don't Scrap Environmental Protections!
Environment  (tags: World Bank environmental protections, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, green, forests, world )

Cal
- 30 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Bank's plan would relax the conditions on which it will lend billions of dollars a year to developing countries, allowing countries to simply opt out of policies to protect the environment or ensure the human rights of indigenous people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Mekong--Don't Dam the Dolphins' River!
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, endangered, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, ecosystems, environment, animals, pollution, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Irrawaddy dolphin is a dolphin that curiously has no beak. Only 85 of these animals live in the Mekong river. There is a proposed dam that will have serious effects on this species.
Global Warming Deniers Become More Desperate By the Day
Environment  (tags: politics, climate-change, climate, climate change denires, globalwarming, humans, protection, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 26 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Heartland Institute's recent International Climate Change Conference in Las Vegas illustrates climate change deniers' desperate confusion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true.
A Paradise Being Lost: Peru's Most Important Forests Felled for Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, habitat, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, government, green, protection, forests, trees, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 19 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Despite a comprehensive forestry reform in 2000, when a forestry concession system was adopted, up to 90 percent of timber extracted from forests in Peru is likely done so illegally.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Obama: Don't Kill Whales for Oil
Animals  (tags: politics, wildlife, whales, protection, WHALE OIL, obama, environment, animalwelfare, killing, animals, animalcruelty, animalrights, slaughter, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 29 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For whales, dolphins and sea turtles living off the Atlantic Coast, the Obama administration has just made this nightmare a reality.
Natural Reserves' No More: Illegal Colonists Deforest Huge Portions of Nicaraguan Protected Areas
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, protection, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 18 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Northeastern Nicaragua, abutting the coastal Caribbean town of Bluefields, lie two nature reserves - Cerro Silva and Punta Gorda - that are embroiled in a bitter battle for survival against the speedily encroaching agricultural frontier.
E-Waste in Ghana: Where Death Is the Price of Living Another Day
Environment  (tags: pollution, destruction, environment, e-waste, recycling, ecosystems, politics, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 24 days ago - theecologist.org
Attempts to recycle E-waste and donations of old electronic devices are harming poor people's health and devastating the environment in Ghana.
We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama: Make Forestry a Priority in Your Climate Change Action Plan
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, forests, ecosystems, environment, nature, humans, conservation )

Cal
- 26 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
To continue your efforts to combat the effects of climate change, we must work to keep forestland for trees. Supporting federal programs for permanent forest conservation would help maximize the amount of forest retained.
The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting at Fastest Rates in Recorded History
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 9 days ago - commondreams.org
Satellite images provide most detailed look yet at scale of devastation caused by human-caused planetary warming.
8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - ecowatch.com
the Coast Guard closed down a 15-mile length of the Ohio River after Duke Energy's W.C. Beckjord Station outside Cincinnati dumped approximately 8,000 gallons of oil into the river, according to a Coast Guard estimate.
 

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