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'Acutely Toxic' Mine Waste Threatens the Death of Norway's Fjords
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, mining interests, wildlife, world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government )

Cal
- 15 minutes ago - theecologist.org
Two huge open pit mines in northern Norway are on the verge of approval, writes Tina Andersen Vågenes - even though they would dump hundreds of millions of tonnes of tailings in fjords where wild salmon spawn.
Chinese Logging Company Takes Over Guyana's Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, environment, world, pollution, protection, government, green )

Cal
- 15 minutes ago - news.mongabay.com
Illegal deforestation occurring despite Guyana's ground-breaking low carbon development strategy -
Success: Bee Killing Pesticides Restricted
Environment  (tags: Ontario, Canada, bees, killing, pesticides, restricted, petition, good news )

Scooby
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
A new regulation passed in Ontario, Canada, restricts the use of toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to declining honeybee populations around the world. Ontario plans to decrease its neonicotinoid use by 80 percent by 2017.
Australia's Partnership With An Indian Mining Giant Could Destroy the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: mininginterests, destruction, Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef coastline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - news.vice.com
Abbot Point is located about 15 miles northwest of Bowen on the coast of Queensland -- right next to the Great Barrier Reef. The fragile marine habitat contains the world's largest coral reef system
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocean Habitat From Destructive Fishing Gear
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, fishing practivces, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - change.org
For decades, several important ocean areas off the coast of New England have been protected from destructive fishing gear--areas that are essential habitat for a variety of marine species, from cod to whales.
Save Old-Growth Forest From Logging
Environment  (tags: logging, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and join the fight to save these irreplaceable and indispensible trees from logging, which could easily be carried out in second-growth forests instead.
Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: threateningparadise, oil drilling, oil drilling leases, environment, ecosystems, conservation, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - npr.org
An oil rig now floats offshore in one of Europe's top winter beach destinations -- Spain's Canary Islands.
New Mexico Nuclear Waste Accident a 'Horrific Comedy of Errors' That Exposes Deeper Problems
Environment  (tags: humans, healthconditions, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - theecologist.org
Last February's explosion at the WIPP dump for long-lived intermediate-level nuclear waste from the US's nuclear weapons program remains unexplained,
It's Time to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, endangered, environment, nature, pollution, wildlife )

Lone
- 21 hours ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
On November 25, the Ontario government became the first government in North America to announce a plan for regulations to restrict the use of seeds treated with neonicotinoid pesticides.
Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule
Environment  (tags: pollution, laws, US< protection, politics, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new draft proposed rule on Tuesday to tighten already-existing restrictions on ground-level ozone pollution, the main ingredient of urban smog.
Stop Oil Supertanker Traffic on BC's North Coast PETITION
Environment  (tags: supertanker, traffic, Canada coast )

Anna
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Stephen Harper will do anything to push his big oil agenda. Don't let him risk our coast, too. Sign on now to help stop Northern Gateway.
Save Endangered Whales From Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: Endangered, whales, Oil Spills, Atlantic, Florida, Delaware, petition )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
We have to act now to save one of the world's most endangered whales from Big Oil. President Obama recently gave oil companies the green light to explore for oil off the Atlantic Coast, from Delaware to Florida. This means seismic testing.
Save the Last Wolverines From Extinction.TRAGIC TO LOSE SUCH A VALUABLE SPECIE!!!
Environment  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, destruction, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Despite a unanimous recommendation by scientists that the wolverine be listed as threatened under the ESA the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has scrapped plans to protect this imperiled mammal. ANY EXTINCTION MEANS HUMAN SURVIVAL IS AFFECTED too!!
Sign the Petition to Tanzania's President, Jakaya Kikwete.
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, humans rights, endangered, Habitat Destruction, government, humans, nature, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
Polluting Industries Say Sky Is Falling as EPA Proposes Stronger Ozone Standards
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, pollution, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
These days we hear a lot about greenhouse gases--carbon and methane--and not so much about ozone. B
 

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