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Shell To Pay $84 Million for Nigerian Oil Spills: 'Inadequate for Damage Done'
Business  (tags: World, Nigeria, Fossil Fuels, Corporate Power, Africa, Environment, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 21 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawyers say the settlement is unprecedented, but locals point out: 'The fishermen cannot hope to return to fishing in the Bodo rivers and creeks because of the depth of hydrocarbon pollution resulting from the oil spills.'
California's Medical Marijuana Farms Are Killing Salmon
Business  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, healthconditions, pollution, politics, nature, water, activists, sadness, law, protection, treatment, money, business, corruption, americans, dishonesty, lies )

Kelly
- 23 days ago - thedodo.com
Growing marijuana isn't as green as you might think. Marijuana growers, some of whom have taken to unregulated use of fertilizers and stream-sucking irrigation systems, have put Oregon and California fish in danger of extinction
Say Goodbye to 'Made in China' - Bloomberg View
Business  (tags: China, steel, South Africa, pollution, outsourcing )

Kathryn
- 29 days ago - bloombergview.com
Welcome to the era of Chinese outsourcing. To improve its own environment, some Chinese businesses are looking to move their operations to other countries.
Stop the State Department From Honoring Chevron
Business  (tags: Chevron, awards, petitions, Big Oil, pollution )

Freya
- 54 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Chevron - the massive oil and natural gas company with a deadly and toxic legacy around the globe - could be honored by the U.S. State Department next week for its "corporate excellence."
North Pole Sues Koch-Owned Oil Company Over Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: business, environment, oil, corporate greed, pollution )

Dave
- 55 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Koch Brothers need a new heart like the Grinch.
30 Years After Deadly Disaster, Bhopal's Toxic Legacy Lingers on in India
Business  (tags: destruction, healthconditions, pollution, India, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, toxic waste, illness, children, government, corporate, cover-up, money, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 59 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"There is a very high prevalence of anemia, delayed menarches in girls and painful skin conditions. But what is most pronounced is the number of children with birth defects,"
Oil Prices Are Plunging. Here's Who Wins and Who Loses.
Business  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, conservation, oil, prices, global oil markets )

Darren
- 61 days ago - nytimes.com
While Americans were stuffing their faces with poultry Thursday, global oil markets were in chaos. And the implications are far-reaching.
7 Leading Candidates for Corporate Rip-Off of the Year
Business  (tags: greed, ripoffs, drugs, labor, taxes, pollution )

Freya
- 65 days ago - alternet.org
These acts of corporate treachery take billions of dollars from the American people.
US Shale Oil Drillers Flaring and Venting Billions of Dollars in Natural Gas
Business  (tags: carcinogens, climate change, energy, environment, fossil fuels, pollution )

Julie
- 130 days ago - theecologist.org
A new report from Earthworks finds that drillers in North Dakota alone have burned off over $854 million worth of gas at shale oil wells since 2010, generating 1.4 billion pounds of CO2 in 2013 alone.
Gerawan Foreman Ordered Pesticide Applicator to Lie After Workers Get Sick PETITION!!
Business  (tags: farm workers, society, safety, protection, pollution, healthconditions, healthconditions, sadness, safety, news, interesting, law, humans, police, ethics, labor, corruption, lies )

Robert
- 154 days ago - action.ufw.org
When it comes to pesticide safety we work hard to create laws and regulations to protect both consumers and workers who labor in the fields. But what happens when the people we trust to respect the law lie?
Tell USTR: Protect Our Environment, Not Corporations
Business  (tags: habitat, nature, pollution, protection, animals, climate-change, climatechange, water, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, globalwarming, government, green, habitatdestruction, oceans, Sustainabililty, weather, wildlife, world, socie )

Robert
- 167 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
. Please take this opportunity to tell the U.S. Trade Representative that you oppose giving corporations new tools for attacking important environmental protections.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED 5 Things You Can Do to Help Shut Down SeaWorld
Business  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, pollution, politics, protection, wildlife, world, nature, activists, children, family, health, sadness, violence, women, safety, news, humans, media, movies, whales, animalcruelty )

Kelly
- 185 days ago - peta.org
Public opinion of SeaWorld continues to shift in favor of the captive orcas who have been waiting for years--and sometimes decades--to be freed from the tiny chlorinated tanks at inhumane marine-mammal parks.
VICTORY VICTORY N.Y. Law Bans Shark Fin Sales Starting Next Summer
Business  (tags: VICTORY, sharks, already illegal in U.S. and New York coa, allowing the sale of fins from two speci, last major market for shark fin, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, pollution, protection, world, wildlife, nature, oceans, poli )

Kelly
- 204 days ago - usatoday.com
IT ACTUALLY BEGAN ON 1 JULY~The fins are used in soup popular in Chinese cuisine, and New York is home to one of the nation's largest Chinatowns. An estimated 73 million sharks are killed worldwide to meet the market demand,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Trader Joe's, Tesco, and Aldi: Ensure Your Suppliers' Stop Killing Whales With Plastic Waste!
Business  (tags: ethics, environment, pollution, animals, bad business, plastics, plastics pollution )

Cal
- 224 days ago - action.sumofus.org
A sperm whale that washed up in Spain died after swallowing almost 60 different pieces of plastic dumped by the greenhouses that supply large grocery stores like Trader Joe's, Tesco, and Aldi.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Save the Wild Tiger & Forests of Kodagu(Coorg)
Business  (tags: save the forests of Kodagu, wild Tiger, 50000+ trees felled, 400kv high-tension power line, destruction, forests, endangered, ecosystems, protection, pollution, politics, nature, wildlife, world, conservation, environment, healthconditions, activists, go )

Kelly
- 225 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Less than 3000 tigers left in the wild-NO one can confirm. In 5 years we might not have any tigers left in the wild due to poaching and habitat loss. On the Indian subcontinent, where the largest tiger population persists, only about 10 percent
 

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