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TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Political Candidate's Effort to Destroy National Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The beautiful forests of national parks are being threatened by Republican efforts to allow drilling, mining, and logging in those areas. Pristine landscapes may be annihilated by human-created environmental destruction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Political Attack on National Monuments - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: national parks and monuments, protectins, proposed law, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection, politics, government, water )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The Antiquities Act has been preserving and protecting our shared American heritage since before any of us were born. The "No New Monuments" proposal would completely nullify the Antiquities Act, making it much more difficult to permanently protect federa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mega Resort Development Puerto Azul That Will Help to Destroy the Belize Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, proposed resort, protection, nature, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - change.org
Belize is still a developing country but it has gained momentum and acclaim for its reputation on eco-tourism. We can and should continue eco-based growth in a healthy way for this tiny but very beautiful country.
Transporting Oil By Rail Is a Crude Gamble
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, train trasnport of oil, disasters, pollution, politics, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - vice.com
It's estimated that nine million barrels of crude oil are moving over the rail lines of North America at any given moment.
'Earth Focus' Documents How a New Jersey Town Reclaimed Its Water Supply After Decades of Chemical Pollution
Environment  (tags: water pollution, reclamation, pollution, politics, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
Toms River, N.J. was the sort of place people romanticized about as a quintessential setting for the American dream--until a dye manufacturer began dumping its toxic waste in the local water supply.
Fracking Waste Puts Americans' Drinking Water at Risk
Environment  (tags: study, fracking wastewarrter, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, official research, environment, destruction, water, healthconditions, humans, protection, pollution, politics, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program.
Obama Move Will Harm the Oceans
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, oceans, politics, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - progressive.org
The Obama Administration has given the go-ahead to a massive new oil exploration program off the Atlantic coast. It has approved the use of underwater blasts of sound to pinpoint oil and gas deposits in federal Atlantic Ocean waters. - See more at: http:
Report Exposes European Lobby Groups Who Ensure Expansion of Shale Gas
Environment  (tags: fracking frack is whck, European pro-fracking lobbying, oil industry, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 7 days ago - ecowatch.com
A new report from Friends of the Earth Europe aims to expose Shell, Total and ExxonMobil, along with groups like BusinessEurope and OGP, to reveal what it calls a "thick web of lobbying activity."
Billionaire Blasts Companies That Jump Overseas To Duck Taxes: 'I'M Selling Your Stock'
Business  (tags: business, corporate, politics, news, tax cheatss, Mark Cuban, ethics, finance, government, money )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
outspoken billionaire investor Mark Cuban pledged to sell off his holdings in companies that move offshore for tax reasons. "If I own stock in your company and you move offshore for tax reasons I'm selling your stock," Cuban tweeted.
Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War With Israel
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, war, Hamas, tunnels, means of war, victims, news, violence, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel -- dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military -- is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
Elizabeth Warren's Biggest Donors Warn Her Not to Run for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, democrats, Elizabeth Warren, Hilary Clinton, ethics, elections, candidates, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
If Elizabeth Warren does in fact reverse her repeated denials of interest and decides to run for president, she will have to do so virtually alone. Almost to a person, her earliest and most devoted backers do not want her to challenge Hillary Clinton.
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
 

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