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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
- 19 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! Retain Essential Crude Oil Ban - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, politics, USA )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge new Republican majority to continue to protect and preserve our environment
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Jaguars and Ocelots From Open-Pit Mining
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, mining interests, wildlife, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 10 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
- 20 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save New Mexico's Last Free-Flowing River
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Originating in America's first designated wilderness area, New Mexico's Gila River is a biological gem.But New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will soon decide whether to OK a billion-dollar boondoggle that could destroy this river as we know it.
Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 30 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Secretive, Irresponsible Fracking Guidelines
Environment  (tags: frakcing rules, fracking, frackis whack environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, government, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on the committee to reject fracking rules recently approved in secret and without proper opportunity for public input
TAKE ACTION NOW! We Must Ban Fracking in the UK
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, UK, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, politics, world )

Cal
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell the UK government to protect peoples' rights to block fracking below their homes and property.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ALASKA: Don't Mine in Beloved Ski Area - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: miningintrests, proposed development, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, forests, nature, humans, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 24 days ago - forcechange.com
The oldest downhill ski area in Fairbanks, Alaska is at risk of destruction by a proposed gold mine. Mining in this area will destroy a treasured community resource as well as threaten the area with the contamination and pollution associated with gold min
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep North Carolina's Forests Beautiful for Future Generations
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, nature, humans, politics, habitat, government )

Cal
- 15 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA That You Support Their Efforts to Cut Carbon Emissions on Behalf of the Ocean
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, politics, EPA, power plant emissions )

Cal
- 28 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed an action that would cut power plants' carbon emissions--emissions that are changing the very nature of our ocean
TAKE ACITON NOW! UK: SAVE OUR FORESTS & PUBLIC LAND! Amend or Scrap the Destructive Infrastructure Bill
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, environment, destruction, UK, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 17 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Infrastructure Bill poses a huge threat to our publicly owned green spaces and forests from flogging off & development, to our homes & landscape from fracking & radioactive waste...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Respect Citizens' Wishes to Ban Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, politics, protection, law, local ordinances, healthconditions, government, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The town of Denton, Texas recently voted to ban all fracking within its city limits, yet the State Railroad Commission, the body that regulates Texas' oil and gas companies, has said that it will continue to issue permits to frack in the town.
Keystone XL Pipeline to Get Vote in Congress
Environment  (tags: dneivornment, fracking, oil prices, frackis whack, politics, radical right politics, ecosystems, Keystone XL Pipeline )

Cal
- 6 days ago - bbc.com
The House of Representatives is set to vote on a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Surprising Reasons to Be Optimistic About Saving Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, rainforests, forests, good news, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
the world is finally starting to recognize the value of services afforded by healthy ecosystems and the contributions make by local and indigenous communities in keeping forests standing. -
 

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