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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 19 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.
Pennsylvania Finally Reveals 243 Cases Of Drinking Water Contamination By Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Facking Wastes, drinking water contamination, destruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water )

Betsy
- 13 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. Wells in 22 counties effected. Some "accidents" poisoned more than one well, some water "undrinkable".
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Mining Companies Take Northern Europe's Last Wilderness!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, government, politics, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
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
- 20 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...
Firefighters Need More Funds to Handle Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, americans, death, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politi )

Wendy
- 17 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For years, the Forest Service has had to borrow billions of dollars from critical conservation programs to fund wildfire suppression when Congress doesn't allocate enough dollars,
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
- 18 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
- 22 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
- 25 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 23 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
PARADISE LOST? Bali Uprising: Plan to Convert Protected Area Into Golf Courses, Mall Spurs Outrage
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, OVERDEVELOPMENT, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, oceans, wildlife, world, pollution )

Cal
- 27 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a reversal sparking outrage from locals, and concern from environmentalists, the Governor of Bali, Indonesia has given the green light to a controversial development project in Benoa Bay.
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 50 percent of tropical deforestation to make room for commercial agriculture between 2000 and 2012 was done so illegally.
Congo: Africa's Oldest National Park Under Violent Attack By UK Oil Company
Environment  (tags: energy, intimidation, protected areas, oil exploration, politics, violence, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, animals, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
UK oil company Soco is waging a war of violence and intimidation against those opposing its plans to drill for oil in Virunga national park,
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 25 days ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 18 days ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
Elephants Pay the Price for Palm Oil in Malaysian Borneo, Impact May Reach Far Beyond Reported Kills
Environment  (tags: palm oil, killing, elephants, world, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Malaysian Borneo, no one can be sure how many elephants have lost their lives in recent years as palm plantations encroach further and further into the rainforest.
 

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