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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
- 27 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Prevent An Oil-Fueled Tragedy in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: polar bears, wildlife, oil drilling, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Polar bears and hundreds of other majestic creatures depend on a healthy Arctic Ocean for survival, but their habitat is at risk. The federal government continues to move toward offshore oil drilling in this wild and wonderful environment
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
- 21 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
- 10 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
- 27 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
- 25 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
- 26 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
- 29 days ago - commondreams.org
Satellite images provide most detailed look yet at scale of devastation caused by human-caused planetary warming.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump For Fracking
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
What's more, oil companies have EPA permission to discharge up to 9 billion gallons of fracking wastewater into the ocean off California's coast -- as though it's a dump instead of a cherished home for all kinds of rare and vulnerable wildlife.
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 10 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
- 11 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,
World's Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, wildlife, politics, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, government )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ipsnews.net
- The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost - and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
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
- 26 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
- 11 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend the Cousteau Society for their plan to restore the environment of Easter Island by planting over one million trees
 

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