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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Last Rainforest in Kenya
Environment  (tags: enviroment, deforestation, ecosystems, world, conservation, habitat destruction, protection )

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- 13 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Save Mau Forest Complex in Kenya and assign it a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site . Mau Forest is the main water catchment area in Kenya.
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
- 30 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! Tell World Bank: Don't Scrap Environmental Protections!
Environment  (tags: World Bank environmental protections, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, green, forests, world )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Bank's plan would relax the conditions on which it will lend billions of dollars a year to developing countries, allowing countries to simply opt out of policies to protect the environment or ensure the human rights of indigenous people.
Elephant Poaching Soars as Sumatran Forests Turn Into Plantations
Environment  (tags: animals, elephant poaching, ivory trade, deforestation, world, wildlife, destruction, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 11 days ago - news.mongabay.com
here has been a spike in elephant deaths in Sumatra this year, and conversion of rainforest to plantations is one of the main causes, according to the Indonesian Elephant Conservation Forum
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 10 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Mekong--Don't Dam the Dolphins' River!
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, endangered, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, ecosystems, environment, animals, pollution, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 22 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Irrawaddy dolphin is a dolphin that curiously has no beak. Only 85 of these animals live in the Mekong river. There is a proposed dam that will have serious effects on this species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama: Protect the Lives of Dolphins, Whales, Sharks, and Sea Turtles in the Pacific
Environment  (tags: animals, government, GoodNews, conservation, wildlife, world, pollution, protection, ecosystems, environment, habitat, humans, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 19 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
President Obama has proposed a plan to expand a protected area in the Pacific Ocean called the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. PRIMNM encompasses one of the world's last remaining pristine marine ecosystems and has an enormous amount of b
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Log Critical Tiger Habitat!
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, endangered, habitat loss, logging operaitons, deforestation, biodiversity, tigers, animaladvocates, animals, destruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 19 days ago - change.org
The Bengal Tiger is one of the world's most beautiful and iconic species. It is also one of the most endangered. In India, fewer than 1,500 of these great cats exist in the wild,
A Paradise Being Lost: Peru's Most Important Forests Felled for Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, habitat, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, government, green, protection, forests, trees, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 13 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Despite a comprehensive forestry reform in 2000, when a forestry concession system was adopted, up to 90 percent of timber extracted from forests in Peru is likely done so illegally.
Ecologists Are Underestimating the Impacts of Rainforest Logging
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, destruction, environment, deforestation, study, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 25 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Ecologists may be underestimating the impact of logging in old-growth tropical forests by failing to account for subtleties in how different animal groups respond to the intensity of timber extraction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Weaken Protections for Indigenous People and the Environment - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, World Bank regulations, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
The World Bank is weakening regulations that protect the environment and indigenous people in developing countries. By deregulating mining and logging corporations, the World Bank is endangering the lives of the residents and the ecosystems in which they
Natural Reserves' No More: Illegal Colonists Deforest Huge Portions of Nicaraguan Protected Areas
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, protection, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Northeastern Nicaragua, abutting the coastal Caribbean town of Bluefields, lie two nature reserves - Cerro Silva and Punta Gorda - that are embroiled in a bitter battle for survival against the speedily encroaching agricultural frontier.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Construction of Dam That Threatens Indigenous Peoples - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, environment, nature, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, water )

Cal
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
In Southwest Cambodia, the Areng Valley is considered a "biodiversity jewel" by conservationists. If the plans for a hydroelectric dam project continue, thousands of hectares of land will be flooded, erasing and drowning the natural beauty of the landscap
TAKE ACTION NOW! End of Captivity for Dolphins - Portugal
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, AnimalWelfare, marine mammals, dolphin shows, world, wildlife, wildanimals, animalrights, animaladvocates, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The legislators of Portugal has the duty to create legislation that prohibits the maintenance of these animals in captivity for entertainment purposes. In this way, the delfinários currently in Portugal must be prevented from acquiring, exchange or rece
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 30 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
 

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