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Galapagos Rebellion Against Foreign Investment in Hotels, Golf Courses, Luxury Tourism
Environment  (tags: wanton development, greed, destruction, activism, Galapagos, environment, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Residents of Ecuador's Galápagos islands are mounting angry protests against government plans to open the World Heritage Site to foreign investment in luxury tourism and hotels,
Knitting Nanas Against Gas
Environment  (tags: Australia, Knitting Nanas Against Gas, environmental protection, activism, protest, non-violent, activists )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - knitting-nannas.com
The idea of the Knitting Nannas is that of the iron fist in the soft fluffy yellow glove - there aren't many scarier things than a forthright woman in her prime. KNAG peacefully and productively protest against destruction of land & water
Chevron Hits Out at British Documentary on Oil Pollution in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: activism, Chevron, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, healthconditions, government, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
Company upset over short film that uses Pablo NerudaâEUR(TM)s famous poem on how US corporations treated Latin American countries as empty âEUR~banana republicsâEUR(TM)
Protesters Attempt to Block Oil Drilling Rig as It Leaves Port for the Arctic
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, activismenvironment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 12 days ago - takepart.com
The latest âEUR~Shell NoâEUR(TM) demonstration in Seattle highlights the growing moral movement for climate action.
Undersea Phosphate Mine Threatens Mexico's Gray Whale Nursery
Environment  (tags: proposed development, habitatdestruction, marine life, Mexico, corporate greed, mining interests, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, world, wildlife, protection, pollution, habitat )

Cal
- 15 days ago - theecologist.org
A project to mine 225,000 acres of seabed in Baja California's San Ignacio lagoon threatens the myriad sea life of the area...not just Gray whales but Blues, Humpbacks and Loggerhead turtles, from noise, disturbance and radioactive releases.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Ireland's Climate Law Strong Enough to Work
Environment  (tags: climate, laws, Ireland, climate las, activism, climatechange, ecosystems, environment, protection, pollution, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 17 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Government's draft climate law is too weak to deliver the low carbon future it promises. Ireland's emissions are among the highest in Europe and rising again
More Than 100 Scientists Call for a Halt to Tar Sands Oil Expansion
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, climate-change, tar sands, activism )

Cal
- 18 days ago - takepart.com
Canada's push to increase tar sands production will worsen the impacts of climate change, say scientists.
CANADA: Energy East Pipeline Would Threaten ManitobaâEUR(TM)s Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: ENERGY EAST PIPELINE, pollution, activism, report, protection, water, world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, healthconditions )

Cal
- 34 days ago - macleans.ca
Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition says a rupture on proposed Energy East pipeline would seep into any number of waterways which feed into Winnipeg
Palm Oil Activist Murdered in Jakarta
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, hazards of activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 34 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An Indonesian activist who opposed unbridled oil palm expansion was stabbed to death before dawn this morning outside a nightclub in South Jakarta.
Planned Mega-Port in Brazil Threatens Rich Ecological Region
Environment  (tags: planned development, Brazil, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 36 days ago - truth-out.org
Activists and local residents have brought legal action aimed at blocking the construction of a nearly 50 sq km port terminal in the Northeast Brazilian state of Bahia because of the huge environmental and social impacts it will have.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Don't Drill the Arctic
Environment  (tags: ARctici drilling, obama, activism, environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 39 days ago - act.credoaction.com
No one can safely drill in the Arctic. The Department of Interior has said there is a 75% chance of a spill greater than 1,000 barrels.1
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Indigenous Tribe Standing Up to Gas Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, ACTIVISM )

Cal
- 39 days ago - forcechange.com
A Canadian indigenous tribe turned down a $960 million bribe to allow the construction of a massive natural gas pipeline through their lands, as well as a processing facility. For the 3,600-member Lax KwâEUR(TM)alaams Band, this would have amounted to about $2
ACTIVISM: Seattle Flotilla Protests Shell's Arctic Drilling Plans
Environment  (tags: activism, activissts, environment, destruction, oil drilling, ecosystems, endangered, energy, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 42 days ago - reuters.com
Hundreds of activists in kayaks and small boats fanned out on a Seattle bay on Saturday to protest plans by Royal Dutch Shell to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in the city's port.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Cut Airplane Emissions
Environment  (tags: airplane pollution, EPA< laws, activism, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, government, green )

Cal
- 48 days ago - change.org
We must push the aviation industry to develop and fly less-polluting aircraft. Setting strong standards for carbon dioxide emissions will do just that.
Killings of Environmental Activists Jumped By 20 Percent Last Year
Environment  (tags: murders of evnironmental activists, activism, environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 69 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The assassination, murder, and extrajudicial killing of environmental activists rose by 20 percent last year, according to a new grim report by Global Witness.
 

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