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GOOD NEWS! How to Fix a Coral Reef
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, ecosystems, environment, coral reefs, fixing coral reefs, ocean acidification, world, pollution, protection, conservation, water, healthconditions, destruction, oceans )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - takepart.com
Scientists find a simple solution can give new life to some of the oceans' most important ecosystems.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, ecosystems, environment, green, conservation, nature, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1 day ago - nanuet.patch.com
Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
French Parliament Bans Cultivation of GM Maize
Environment  (tags: environment, GoodNews, health, gmo, agriculture and food )

Jeanne
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
France's lower house of parliament adopted a law on Tuesday prohibiting the cultivation of any variety of genetically modified maize, saying it posed a risk to the environment.
A History of Earth Day
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, April 22, history, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 2 days ago - history.com
Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Government for Conserving Wetlands - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: WETLANDS, RESTORATION, protection, government, green, GoodNews, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud Secretary Jewell and the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission for approving millions of dollars to help restore and conserve North American wetlands.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend President Obama for Protecting Coastline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
In keeping a promise made in his State of the Union address, President Obama recently expanded upon the California Coastline National Monument, adding to it the Mendocino coastline.
In the Pastures of Colombia, Cows, Crops and Timber Coexist
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, climatechange, humans, nature, politics, government, GoodNews, world, protection )

Cal
- 38 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As an ambitious program in Colombia demonstrates, combining grazing and agriculture with tree cultivation can coax more food from each acre, boost farmers' incomes, restore degraded landscapes, and make farmland more resilient to climate change.
GOOD NEWS! FIRST Wilderness Bill Is Powerful Example of Bipartisanship
Environment  (tags: politics, government, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 38 days ago - pewenvironment.org
It is fitting that the bill to protect Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes is the first wilderness measure to be signed this year, the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act," said Mike Matz, director of U.S. public lands initiatives for The Pew Charitable Tr
LA Becomes Biggest American City To Put Moratorium on Fracking -
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, government, green, GoodNews )

Cal
- 50 days ago - occupy.com
Fracking for oil and gas will not be happening in Los Angeles any time soon after City Council members unanimously voted to ban the practice within city limits. The vote passes the motion to the City Attorney's office where it will be rewritten as a zoni
INDIA: Govt Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, green, GoodNews, trees, water, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 51 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife...
First Nations Exult as Canadian Government Rejects Taseko's New Prosperity Mine
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, First Naitons, Canada, indigenouspeoples righsts, sacred lands, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, GoodNews, government, protection, politics, world, ecosystems )

Cal
- 53 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
First Nations across Canada on February 27 were lauding the federal government's final rejection of a mining proposal that would have destroyed Tsilhquot'in sacred lands and caused untold environmental damage.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Creation of Global Forest Protection Tool - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, politics, trees, world, protection )

Cal
- 54 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend organizations for the creation of Global Forest Watch, a tool that allows conservationists to track changes in world forest cover
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $3 Million to Oceana
Environment  (tags: ocean conservation, Leo Di Caprio, environment, conservation, GoodNews, wildlife, world, protection, humans )

Cal
- 58 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has given a $3 million grant to Oceana, an international organisation focused solely on ocean conservation.
GOOD NEWS! Keystone XL Opponents Score Court Victory
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Piepline, court ruling, environment, destruction, ecosystems, GoodNews, protection, nature, politics )

Cal
- 61 days ago - upi.com
Nebraska's attorney general plans to appeal a state court ruling that a law letting the Keystone XL oil pipeline run through the state was unconstitutional.
Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators
Environment  (tags: farming, insects, ecosystems, environment, conservation, green, GoodNews, wildlife )

Cal
- 76 days ago - e360.yale.edu
With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects.
 

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