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A Global Plan for Road Expansion That Doesn't Cost the Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, impact of rads on ecosystems, weather, wildlife, world, animals, green )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - theecologist.org
A new atlas was created that shows where the 'goods' of roads outweigh the 'bads', so that developing countries can harness the prosperity new roads can bring, without the destruction
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
- 19 hours 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Coastline From Offshore Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, conservation, drilling proposal, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, oceans, politics, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
After a massive oil spill along the California coastline in 1969, California began implementing protections from offshore drilling--Unfortunately, a loophole in the Coastal Sanctuary Act allows new offshore drilling in Tranquillion Ridge, a section of the
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
- 20 hours 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
Authorities Stop 'Greatest Destroyers of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A criminal organization involved in the illicit deforestation of large portions of Brazil's forests has been stopped.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA You Support Strong Limits on Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, EPA, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.greenamerica.org
The EPA has issued new rules on limiting carbon emissions from existing power plants in the US, and they are now accepting comments from the public.
Climate Shocker: Warming Oceans Create Great Plumes of Methane Bubbles Near Atlantic Coast
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, globalwarming, habitat, environment, endangered, nature, oceans, water, pollution, climate-change )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod. According to the journal Nature, surges of bubbles are flowing from hundreds of ocean-floor leaks.
Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water
Environment  (tags: world, iraq, ISIS, water wars, environment, ecosystems, wter, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war.
Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile's Patagonia
Environment  (tags: protection, water, ecosystems, environment, dam building, conservation, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
The Aysén region in Chile's southern Patagonia wilderness has some of the largest freshwater reserves on the planet thanks to its swift-running rivers, innumerable lakes, and lagoons
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Praise the state of Oregon for blocking a proposed plan to ship more coal to China
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
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
- 1 day 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.
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
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
- 2 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.
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
 

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