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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Precious Freshwater Supply From Nuclear Waste - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, pollution, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed nuclear waste site will sit threateningly close to the Great Lakes, an invaluable water source for eight U.S. states as well as Ontario, Canada.
GOOD NEWS! Obama Hangs 'No Fishing' Sign on Huge Ocean Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, politics, obama, marine sanctuary, GoodNews, government, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 3 days ago - mnn.com
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii by 500 percent, creating 'the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction,' including fishing.
Congress Just Delayed New Funding to Help Rape Victims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, government, rapists, ethics, republicans, democrats, usa, politics, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
The spending bill lawmakers just approved leaves out new grant money to help localities go after rapists.
Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Silicon Valley Companies Follow Google's Lead By Cutting Ties With ALEC
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, ALEC< climate change cdeniers, corporations, environment, ecosystems, climate, climatechange )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.vice.com
One after another, tech industry titans announced this week that they have, or intend to, sever ties with a libertarian, free-market organization seen by many as one of the most influential forces opposed to action on climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region
Environment  (tags: development, protection, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stretching nearly 100 miles, the region is home to a variety of California wildlife, including mountain lions, bears, tule elks, deer, ospreys, and elusive Pacific fishers.Roads and development threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildl
US Homeland Security Moves to Tackle Climate Change Risks
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, water, Homeland Security, environment, ecosystems, climatechange, CO2emissions, oceans, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - reuters.com
Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Obama Administration to Kick Big Oil Out of the Arctic Ocean!
Environment  (tags: SHELL OIL, ARCTIC DRILLING, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, destruction, wildlife, protection, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 5 days ago - change.org
We can't trust Shell Oil in America's Arctic Ocean, but the company recently submitted plans to drill in the region as early as 2015.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say NO to Shell's Risky Arctic Drilling
Environment  (tags: OIL DRILLINGINTHEARCTIC, SHELL OIL, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
Shell wants to bring not one, but two drilling rigs to the Chukchi Sea. That could spell double trouble for the Arctic--say NO to Shell's plan
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
In Florida Fracking Sham, Legislature Pushes ALEC's Chemical Disclosure Bill -
Environment  (tags: ALEC, fracking, sham, legislation, frack is whack, pollution, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water )

Cal
- 2 days ago - occupy.com
Florida may soon become the fourth state with a law on the books enforcing hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") chemical disclosure. Unfortunately, the folks at ExxonMobil wrote the pending legislation.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Endangered Species From Congressional Attacks
Animals  (tags: humans, protection, animals, politics, animalwelfare, endangered, animalcruelty, animalrights, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
just at this time when we celebrate four decades of success with the ESA, a bill that could rightly be called the "Extinction Act" has been introduced by anti-environment lawmakers in the House and Senate
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
 

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