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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
- 3 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! Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump For Fracking
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 6 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The EPA Can Save the World's Largest Wild Sockeye Salmon Run
Environment  (tags: mining intrests, habitatdestruction, habitat, Pebble Mine, wildlife, world, animals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, energy, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The world's largest wild sockeye salmon run is in grave danger. Rather than protect this precious Alaskan ecosystem, a mining corporation wants to turn it into a massive gold and copper mine
Aldo Leopold: The Land Ethic and Legal Protection For Wilflife   video
Environment  (tags: Aldo Leopold, animals, wildlife, endangered species, land management, wildlife management, green fire wolf, wolves, cranes, Wisconsin, Arizona, protection, world )

Betsy
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Aldo Leopold created the Land Ethic, which teaches that man is not the ruler of the land but a fellow citizen with the same rights as all other animals dependent on the land. His ecological writings include the revolutionary Sand County Almanac.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CONSUMERS, world, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The continued overseas demand for agricultural commodities like palm oil, beef, soy and wood products has contributed to the rapid deforestation of tropical climates
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING---Park Place Energy Corp. Will Not Drill Bulgaria
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, acivism, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, healthconditions, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
Brazil's Planned Tapajós Dams Would Increase Amazon Deforestation By 1M Ha
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of an additional 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032
There's a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty With Solar Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar power, developing world, world, goodnews, environment, greenliving, green, energy, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, design )

Cal
- 6 days ago - motherjones.com
Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.
The Climate Crisis Is a Water Crisis
Environment  (tags: climate change, water crisis, water, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
Climate change is real, is happening now, and the climate crisis is a water crisis.
ADVENTURE! Indonesia's Secret Treasures: Islands Passed Over By Loggers, Hunters and Conservationists
Environment  (tags: adventure, travel, environment, conservation, nature, GoodNews, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A few months ago I was asked to conduct a wildlife survey on a rarely visited island somewhere in Indonesia.
Latin America at a Climate Crossroads
Environment  (tags: climate-change, UN Climate Change Summit, conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change.
Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 5 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
World  (tags: activists, world, politics, society, women's rights, women's rightshumans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 7 days ago - npr.org
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They've shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
Changing Climate, Changing Conservation Paradigms in Canada's Boreal Forests
Environment  (tags: climate-change, forests, boreal forests, presrvation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Boreal forests form a verdant belt around the earth's arctic latitudes, dominated by stands of spruce, pine and fir. Speckled with thousands of ponds and lakes, roughly one half of boreal forests are still considered primary forest, never having been di
 

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