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Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
8 Shocking Facts About Water Consumption
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
Water is a finite resource. And its preciousness has been driven home by water wars in California, where record drought has agricultural users, fracking interests and home consumers vying for the same supply;
Plummeting Oil Prices Are the Latest Argument Against the Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, plunging oil prices, environment, energy, oil, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.vice.com
The Keystone XL Pipeline has already run into a million problems, and the latest one might be plummeting oil prices.
Protect Maned Wolf From Endangerment.SAD TO LOSE ONE OF NATURE'S PERFECT CREATURE.
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Land development in South America threatens several unique species, among them an animal often described as a fox on stilts. The maned wolf is a unique canine, three feet tall at the shoulder, known for its shy nature and omnivorous diet. .WE MUST SAVE ..
California Communities Fight Back Against Crude By Rail
Environment  (tags: crude by rail tansport, danger, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, water, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - grist.org
Consider the numbers: In 2013 the total crude by rail brought into California was nearly 6.3 million barrels, and in the first nine months of 2014, the numbers were 4.3 million barrels. T
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Mekong River Means Life: Stop the Don Sahong Dam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, MEKONG RIVER, world, politics, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The future of the Mekong River's ecosystem and her people are in jeopardy, as plans to build the Don Sahong Dam - the second dam on the Lower Mekong mainstream - rapidly progress
GREAT NEWS! New York Bans Fracking After Health Report
Environment  (tags: great news, fracking ban, NY, frack is whack, fracking, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Precious Canyon From Mining
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, green, government, Sustainabililty, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The state of Colorado recognizes the beauty and importance of this land, and the federal government should as well. Implore President Obama to declare Browns Canyon a national monument, thereby granting it federal protection.
Why Russia Is Courting Europe's Far-Right Parties
World  (tags: Russia, xenophobia, world, politics, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 7 days ago - csmonitor.com
Under communism, Europe's xenophobic nationalist parties were shunned by Russia. Now, Moscow is embracing these parties as partners who can help further Russia's interests.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students and teachers hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years
5 Worst Republican Lies About Income Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, republicans, lies, government, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Do you believe the GOP's assertion that taxing the rich wouldn't raise that much money?
Is It Time for Israel to Talk Peace Within the Region?
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, interesting, israel, regional peace )

Cal
- 6 days ago - csmonitor.com
With the shared regional threat of the Islamic State and a nuclear Iran, some top Israeli security officials say now's the time for peace talks with Israel's moderate neighbors.
All About That Wall Street Giveaway That Elizabeth Warren Hates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: consumers, dishonesty, ethics, politics, Wall Street, society, ELIZABETH WARREN, politics, government, dishonesty, congress )

Cal
- 5 days ago - motherjones.com
Congress has approved a bank-friendly measure written by Citigroup. Here's what it means for you.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support the Paycheck Fairness Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, wage equality, women's rights, labor, economy, dishonesty, politics, news, usa, government, ethics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - action.momsrising.org
It's past time to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. It's been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was enacted, but women still earn, on average, 23 percent less than men earn.
 

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