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RFK, Jr. and Josh Fox Chime in on New York Fracking Ban Victory
Environment  (tags: NY ban on fracking, government, frakcing, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green, politics, protection )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Watch as Kennedy talks about the historical significance of this decision and how it's "the first time in a decade that in a meaningful way a national political leader has stood up to the power of Big Oil."
GOOD NEWS! Obama's Latest Green Move: Banning Drilling in Alaska's Bristol Bay
Environment  (tags: government, GoodNews, ARctic rilling, Bristol Bay, wildlife, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, conservation, climate-change )

Cal
- 2 days ago - grist.org
He protected Alaska's Bristol Bay, a major environmental and economic resource, by withdrawing the waters indefinitely from future oil and gas drilling.
GREAT NEWS! New York Bans Fracking After Health Report
Environment  (tags: great news, fracking ban, NY, frack is whack, fracking, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday.
Bamboo Could Help Fight Global Warming
Environment  (tags: bamboo, reducing carbon emissions, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, forests, pollution, radia-active, protection, CO2emissions )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Restoring degraded land and forests with the world's fastest growing plant, bamboo, can contribute to major carbon emission reductions.
GOOD NEWS! A Decade After a Devastating Tsunami, New Forests Protect Indonesia's Coast
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, green, conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, world, nature, habitat, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - csmonitor.com
The tsunami that struck Indonesia in 2004 obliterated vast areas of Aceh Province. But villagers there have used an innovative microcredit scheme to restore mangrove forests and other coastal ecosystems as a natural barrier against future killer waves and
Bogota To Create Latin America's Largest Urban Nature Reserve
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, government, green, GoodNews, world, wildlife, protection, nature )

Cal
- 13 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Authorities in Bogota are banning road and building construction across 14 square kilometers (5.4 square miles) in the Colombian capital, in a bid to create the largest urban nature reserve in Latin America.
5 Eco-Resorts That Are Helping Save Their Communities
Environment  (tags: eco-tourism, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, animals, habitat, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 25 days ago - takepart.com
These destinations aren't just preserving the environment for tourists.
World Parks Congress Aims High to Protect Ocean Life
Environment  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, pollution, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews )

Cal
- 29 days ago - pewtrusts.org
The 2014 World Parks Congress in Sydney has concluded by setting a high bar for ocean protection and resolving to secure almost a third of the world's waters in marine sanctuaries by 2030.
Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, activists, zero waste, Brazil, pollution, protection, humans, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 30 days ago - truth-out.org
The recycling workers of Brazil have long been a powerful force in protecting their communities and the climate. Now they are on the forefront of a nation-wide movement for zero waste.
Man Plants Forest, Becomes Film Star
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, protection, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 35 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Jadav "Molai" Payeng is a 51-year-old man who lives in India's north-eastern state of Assam - Payeng single-handedly transformed a barren sandbar in the middle of India's mighty Brahmaputra River into a self-sustaining forest ecosystem
Greening Houston
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, green, GoodNews, government, environment, protection )

Cal
- 38 days ago - onearth.org
The U.S. capital of the oil industry could teach other cities a thing or two about fighting climate change--in a politically inhospitable climate.
Success: Life in Nepal
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, GoodNews, world, protection, habitat, ecosystems )

Cal
- 42 days ago - worldwildlife.org
How a tiny, mountainous country became one of the world's biggest conservation successes for wildlife--and for rural communities with pressing health needs.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Plant An Oak Tree With a Free Click!
Environment  (tags: green, GoodNews, trees, environment, activism )

Cal
- 46 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
http://cannecy.free.fr/iforest/en/ please click this link and help plant Oak trees.
GOOD NEWS! UK: Ancient Woodland Saved From Quarrying
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, green, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 48 days ago - theecologist.org
Lafarge Tarmac has withdrawn its bid to quarry Hopwas Woods following a huge local and national campaign
Conservationists Propose Dracula Reserve in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, nature, GoodNews, government, world )

Cal
- 55 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The region is regarded by scientists as one of the most biodiverse places in the world, with many unique species that evolved in isolation after the uprising of the Andes separated the region from the Amazon Basin millions of years ago.
 

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