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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Oppose the Toxic Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, corporate greed, world, pollution, protection, conservation, forests, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 21 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For more than a decade, mining companies have been fighting to establish a massive, open-pit mine at the headwaters of the greatest sockeye salmon fishery in the world: Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay.
Can It Be Stopped? Ghana's Forests 'Could Completely Disappear in Less Than 25 Years'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, nature, trees, animals, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 25 days ago - news.mongabay.com
At its current rate of forest loss, a study estimates that Ghana could be devoid of major forest cover in less than a quarter-century.
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
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
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Coastal Emu
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, emus, birds, proteciton, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Coastal Emu is listed as an endangered population on the New South Wales North Coast. It has declined in recent years due to predation by feral and domestic animals and road deaths
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Australia's Wild Rivers From Mining Companies and Developers
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, wildlife, animals, habitat, humans, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The stunning wild rivers of Northern Australia are under threat after new legislation was introduced by the Queensland government.
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 30 days ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 22 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
A Massive Acid Spill in Mexico Has Turned This River Red and Toxic
Environment  (tags: water, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, protection )

Cal
- 25 days ago - takepart.com
A leak near the U.S. border leaves 20,000 people without water.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Forests and Wildlife of Tasmania From the Chainsaws of Logging Companies
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, protection, ecosystems, greedy logging companies, govenrement, green )

Cal
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
More than 400,000 hectares of protected native forest in Tasmania is to be opened-up for logging after the Tasmanian government repealed the state's forestry peace deal, which ended a 30-year battle between environmentalists and loggers.
The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 23 days ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Corporations From Illegally Destroying a National Park in Borneo- ForceChange
Environment  (tags: corporate abuse, mininginterests, greed, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Although the Indonesian government has chosen to impose a temporary moratorium on the deforestation of their country's rainforests, corporations continue to illegally raze the ground at Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. A palm oil company is tearing
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump For Fracking
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 4 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.
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 7 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.
Invisible Threat: Microplastic Contamination Discovered on Bottom of Sydney Harbour
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, microplastics, ecosystems, destruction, world, protection, humans )

Cal
- 29 days ago - abc.net.au
The bottom of Sydney Harbour has been contaminated by widespread microplastic pollution which could be entering the food chain, scientists say.
 

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