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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
- 2 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
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
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump For Fracking
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 3 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.
World's Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, wildlife, politics, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, government )

Cal
- 6 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend the Cousteau Society for their plan to restore the environment of Easter Island by planting over one million trees
Bernie Sanders: Presidential Run Is Not About Hillary, It's About the 'Collapsing' Middle Class (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Bernie Sanders, good news, middle class, democrats, republicans, candidates, elections, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) indicated on Meet the Press today that he would seriously consider running for president in 2016, even if that required him to switch his party affiliation to Democrat.
Ohio Senator: GOP Majority Would Get Obama 'to the Table' on Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Ppeline, protection, ecosystems, environment, politics, energy )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
No major energy legislation has passed the Senate since 2007, but that could change if Republicans take control in November's midterm elections.
This Hawaiian Island Is So Polluted With Plastic That It Might Become a Superfund Site
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, plastic pollution, Hawaii, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Ocean plastic and toxic waste left behind by the military threaten sea turtles, seals, and other marine life.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING---Park Place Energy Corp. Will Not Drill Bulgaria
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, acivism, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, healthconditions, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 4 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
TAKE ACTION NOW! Restore the Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rihts Act, voting, US< SupremeCourt, politics, news, ethics, government, congress )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Last year the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Shelby County v. Holder gutted one of the most effective provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
OP-ED: Nuclear Power - Insanity at Taxpayers' and Consumers' Expense
Environment  (tags: energy, nuclear power, alternative enrgy, boondoggle, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, radia-active )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
Nuclear power exists for one reason only, writes Ralph Nader - government support. Without the taxpayer subsidies, accident liability waivers and exploited consumers, nuclear power wouldn't exist
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cove Point: The Next Keystone XL?
Environment  (tags: Cove Point Proposal, fracked gas, activism, pipelines, pipelinesecosystems, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, water, protection, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Virginia-based Dominion Resources wants to build a massive export facility in Cove Point, MD that would pipe fracked gas from Pennsylvania, supercool and liquefy it, and ship it halfway across the globe to be burned.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right to Organize
Business  (tags: politics, obama, news, media, workers rights, workers rightslabor, society, labor, news, money, business, corporate, corruption )

Cal
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In recent years, in state capitols like Madison, Wisconsin, to the halls of Congress in Washington D.C., workers have been under relentless attack by big corporations and their powerful Republican allies.
 

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