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Success! - United Nations Protects Tasmanian Rainforest - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Tasmania, rainforest, logging, protected, good news, world heritage )

Marie
- 10 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a world heritage area.
Watch This Community Rise Up and Stick It to Big Oil in the Most Inspiring Way Possible
Environment  (tags: activism, Keystone XL, environment, ecosystems, activists, activism, good news )

Cal
- 24 days ago - content.sierraclub.org
Meet Meghan, a sixth-generation farmer threatened by TransCanada. Her community joined together to build a source of sustainable energy right in the path of the Keystone XL pipeline
EPA Chief Says Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, politics, new EPA rules, greenhouse gas rules, greenhouse gases, regulation, good news, usa, government, green, humans, ecosystems )

Cal
- 36 days ago - npr.org
New federal regulations that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will have a large economic upside, largely through health savings, says Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
GOOD NEWS! EPA to Seek Deep Cuts in Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: EPA< emissions, emissions standards, ENVIRONMENT, POLLUTION, obama, good news )

Cal
- 37 days ago - usatoday.com
The Environmental Protection Agency will unveil a sweeping proposal Monday that will require deep cuts in carbon emissions from existing power plants, including a 30% national target by 2030
Canadian Man Stops Oil Companies By Turning Property Into Artwork - Via Phil Irish (Artist)
Environment  (tags: Environment, Oil Industry, Art, Protection, Good News )

Victoria
- 42 days ago - phil-irish-artist.tumblr.com
Peter Von Tiesenhausen, artist and activist, has developed artworks all over his property in northern Alberta Canada. By copyrighting his property (ie the top 6 inches) as an artwork, he has successfully prevented oil companies from drilling beneath it.
Great News! - Norwood Cork Tree to Stay!
Environment  (tags: Good news, Norwood, cork tree, south Australia, stay )

Marie
- 66 days ago - messenger.newspaperdirect.com
A 122 year old cork tree must not be moved to make way for a $50 million Norwood development.
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 83 days ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
Project Bird Box Israel
Environment  (tags: GOOD NEWS, environmentally-friendly pest control, reduce pesticide use )

Beth
- 107 days ago - birdboxisrael.org
The main goal of Project Bird Box Israel is to provide nest boxes to farmers and to schools (kindergarten through high school). We want to assist in funding the use of nest boxes for those farmers that choose to make Israel a better place to live by using
Feds Set Aside Over 1,000 Square Miles for Jaguar
Environment  (tags: good news, animals, Arizona, New Mexico, endangered, jaguars, habitat, nature, wildlife, protection, environment )

Carrie
- 125 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
A total of 764,207 acres were designated as "critical habitat" for endangered jaguars, according to a listing Tuesday in the Federal Register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
City Council Passes LA 'Fracking' Ban
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, good news, environment, ecosytems, water, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 130 days ago - losangeles.cbslocal.com
The Los Angeles City Council moved a step closer Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.
GOOD NEWS! Russia Grants Bail to Last Member of Arctic 30
Environment  (tags: Arctic 30, good news, Greenpeace, activists, actiivism, world, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 222 days ago - voanews.com
A Russian court has granted bail to the last remaining Greenpeace protester who had been detained during a protest at an off shore oil drilling rig in the Arctic
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend France for Upholding Nationwide Ban on Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Fracking, news, good news, frack is whack, environment, polution, health, safety, ecosystems, haitat desruction, animals, Animals' Welfare )

Cal
- 260 days ago - forcechange.com
l. The ban was passed because there was concern that fracking for shale gas could lead to a leak of methane gas, which is a more potent green house than carbon. fracking could also lead to the pollution of fresh water supplies and mini earthquakes
Bee City USA Sign (VIDEO!!)
Environment  (tags: Good News, Downtown, Asheville, NC, Bee City USA Sign, pollinators, video )

BarbKnigh
- 291 days ago - wlos.com
Downtown Asheville is buzzing with excitement. The first street sign has been installed celebrating the city's national title of Bee City USA. Bee City launched in Asheville, but the program's aim is to make the world safer for pollinators. Organizers hop
Settlements Reached To Protect Mexican Gray Wolves
Environment  (tags: animals, Mexican gray wolf, good news, Arizona, New Mexico, protection, habitat, government, environment, conservation, nature, wildlife, endangered )

Carrie
- 306 days ago - krwg.org
Under two agreements reached with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will propose increased recovery territory for Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico and will drop plans to capture wolves entering the two...
Rob Lowe Helps Dawn Save Wildlife
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, Rob Lowe, good news, protection, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 323 days ago - mnn.com
Actor and activist narrates Web series 'The Big Picture.'
 

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