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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Coveted Waters From Offshore Drilling
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, protection, water, pollution, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 23 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect the Croatian Adriatic Sea from the dangers of offshore drilling
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tropical Coral Reefs in Jeopardy!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, development, preservation, wildlife, world, nature, government, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.npca.org
Developers are looking to construct a mega-yacht marina in Coral Bay on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, which is surrounded by the lands and waters of Virgin Islands National Park and Coral Reef National Monument
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: The Queensland Premier Is Selling Off Aboriginal Lands to Frackers
Environment  (tags: fracking, indigenous rights, Australia, frack is whack, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, protection, pollution, nature, world, wildlife, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 22 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Energy giant Santos and the Queensland government are conspiring to trample Aboriginal rights and put vital waterways at risk.Santos' deal with Premier Campbell Newman allows it to frack Queensland's Channel Country.THis will trample indigenous rights
Amazon Gold Rush Destroying Huge Swaths of Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, mining ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, pollution, protection, world, healthconditions, government, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.mongabay.com
between 2001 and 2013, about 1,680 square kilometers (650 square miles) of forest was destroyed in connection with gold mining on 1,600 individual mining sites across South America. The distribution of deforestation, however, was anything but even.
Indonesia: Palm Oil Expansion Drives Massive Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegallogging, indonesia, deforestation, lack ofr law enforcement, world, wildlife, protection, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 16 days ago - theecologist.org
Traditional logging has been replaced by the mass clearance of rainforest for oil palm plantations, creating massive supplies of hugely profitable but often illegal timber
FRACKERS GET WHACKED: Fracking's Future Is in Doubt as Oil Price Plummets, Bonds Crash
Environment  (tags: environment, economy, falling oil prices, business, fracking, frack is whack, energy industry, geopolitics, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 23 days ago - theecologist.org
There are warnings that the industry now faces an existential crisis from which it may never recover, as the financial sector faces the prospect of worthless shares and $100s of billions of defaulted debt.
Palm Oil Threatens Community Forest in Central Kalimantan
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, indigenous rights, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, government, habitat, GoodNews, green, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 22 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Data from the forest monitoring site shows the region lost approximately 125,000 hectares--16 percent--of its tree cover from 2001 through 2012.
Guatemala's Indigenous People Fighting Back Against Exploitation By Multinational Mining Companies
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, environment, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, pollution, healthconditions, energy )

Cal
- 20 days ago - alternet.org
In violation of international law, the Guatemalan government is seeking to issue mining permits without the consent of indigenous people.
'Terrorists' in Deadly Shooting at Paris HQ of French Magazine
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, terrorism, europe, conflict, news )

Cal
- 23 days ago - france24.com
Gunmen have attacked French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in the heart of Paris Wednesday, with police officials reporting 11 fatalities and 10 wounded
Coal Casts Cloud Over Germany's Energy Revolution
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, environment, coal burning plants, destruction, ecosystems, energy, healthconditions, politics, nature )

Cal
- 10 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can't be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.
14 Ocean Conservation Wins of 2014
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, protection, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, water, world, nature )

Cal
- 31 days ago - ecowatch.com
Yes, the ocean is still in serious trouble due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and habitat destruction, but there are more and more success stories to point to
GLOBAL WARMING: Pakistan's Coastal Villagers Retreat as Seas Gobble Land
Environment  (tags: world, globalwarming, environment, ecosystems, rising seas, social impacts, oceans, humans, climate-change )

Cal
- 21 days ago - reuters.com
The world's rising tides have something for everyone to worry about
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Last Undisturbed River in Romanian Carpathians!
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, overdevelopment, greed, destruction, ecosystems, politics, conservation, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 11 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A series of "administrative mistakes" have led to the approval of two hydropower plants, which will irreversibly destroy the river and its valley, within a Natura 2000 site declared for species of fish, crayfish and the European otter
Can We Ever Recover From the Murder of John Kennedy?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, americans, freedoms, environment, war, government, human rights, JFK, MLK, Lennon, Ghandi )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - ecowatch.com
The better angels of our souls now demand that we ask not what our planet can do for us ...
Sundarbans Still Reeling From Effects of December Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, healthconditions, oil spill, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, wildlife )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Last month, an estimated 350,000 liters of fuel oil spilled into the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal.
 

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