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TAKE ACTION NOW! SAY NO to Offshore Drilling on South Carolina's Pristine Coast
Environment  (tags: oil drilliing, ecosystems, environment, destruction, energy, pollution, oceans, politics, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 25 days ago - change.org
Sign this petition to tell Gov. Haley, Sen. Scott, & Sen. Graham "NO TO OFFSHORE DRILLING".
GOOD NEWS! Obama Hangs 'No Fishing' Sign on Huge Ocean Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, politics, obama, marine sanctuary, GoodNews, government, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 28 days ago - mnn.com
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii by 500 percent, creating 'the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction,' including fishing.
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 29 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Silicon Valley Companies Follow Google's Lead By Cutting Ties With ALEC
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, ALEC< climate change cdeniers, corporations, environment, ecosystems, climate, climatechange )

Cal
- 29 days ago - news.vice.com
One after another, tech industry titans announced this week that they have, or intend to, sever ties with a libertarian, free-market organization seen by many as one of the most influential forces opposed to action on climate change.
US Homeland Security Moves to Tackle Climate Change Risks
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, water, Homeland Security, environment, ecosystems, climatechange, CO2emissions, oceans, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 27 days ago - reuters.com
Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region
Environment  (tags: development, protection, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 28 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stretching nearly 100 miles, the region is home to a variety of California wildlife, including mountain lions, bears, tule elks, deer, ospreys, and elusive Pacific fishers.Roads and development threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildl
Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 24 days ago - latimes.com
Concern is mounting about dwindling water supplies across Iran, from the densely populated, smog-ridden capital and its parched suburbs to provincial towns and cities to far-flung corners of the nation, much of which is desert
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Obama Administration to Kick Big Oil Out of the Arctic Ocean!
Environment  (tags: SHELL OIL, ARCTIC DRILLING, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, destruction, wildlife, protection, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 29 days ago - change.org
We can't trust Shell Oil in America's Arctic Ocean, but the company recently submitted plans to drill in the region as early as 2015.
In Florida Fracking Sham, Legislature Pushes ALEC's Chemical Disclosure Bill -
Environment  (tags: ALEC, fracking, sham, legislation, frack is whack, pollution, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water )

Cal
- 27 days ago - occupy.com
Florida may soon become the fourth state with a law on the books enforcing hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") chemical disclosure. Unfortunately, the folks at ExxonMobil wrote the pending legislation.
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 28 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
Sign the Petition: Tell the Justice Department to Investigate the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, elections, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 23 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
What the Koch Brothers (via Americans for Prosperity) are doing to "register" North Carolina voters is extremely misleading, and suggests that it is intentional--which is a felony.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 23 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight Back Against Chemical Corporations That Poison Our Planet and Our Democracy
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, politics, news, corruption, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 22 days ago - change.org
tell Congress to stop toxic money from controlling our elections. We need reforms to elect politicians who will support more safeguards to protect the public from dangerous chemicals.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 29 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
 

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