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Greening the Revolution - Ukrainian Youth Joins Fight for Nature
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
When the violent protests at Kiev's Independence Square ended in early spring, there were thousands of tons of smoldering rubble left over from months of fighting on the barricades.
'A Remarkable Conservation Achievement': Ecuador Reserve Expands as Forest Disappears
Environment  (tags: devleopment, logging, deforestation, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Less than 10 percent of Ecuadorian Chocó forest remains, many endemic species under threat from development, logging
Pew Applauds Obama Administration for Protecting Southern California Wild Lands
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, humans, nature, habitat )

Cal
- 12 days ago - pewtrusts.org
The Pew Charitable Trusts applauded President Barack Obama's decision today to designate the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, which covers about 350,000 acres in the Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles.
GOOD NEWS! Victory for Greenpeace Campaign as LEGO Dumps Shell Oil
Environment  (tags: goood news, Lego, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, energy, world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, GoodNews )

Cal
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
After an intense three-month campaign by Greenpeace that included the most viral video in its history, LEGO announced that it is ending its partnership with Shell Oil Company.
Ban on Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon Upheld By Arizona Court
Environment  (tags: law, development, goodnews, environment, Grand Canyon, habitat, ecosystems )

Cal
- 21 days ago - theguardian.com
Ruling protects national treasure against the possibility of opening it to 26 new mines and 700 exploration projects
SOUTH AFRICA: Nature Reserve Will Preserve Succulents
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, FLORA, flora, world, GoodNews, climate-change )

Cal
- 25 days ago - environment.einnews.com
This botanical hot spot has 1 500 plant species, of which 190 are endemic. Of these, 155 are threatened with extinction, and are believed to be particularly vulnerable to climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Activist Group for Massive Climate Action - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, activism protection, ecosystems, environment, humans, GoodNews, world, nature, climate-change )

Cal
- 26 days ago - forcechange.com
The group of passionate individuals started in Los Angeles, California, and is headed for Washington, DC, 3,000 miles away. Its goal is to inspire the American people, elected leaders, and citizens of the world to act now and help the earth as every ecosy
Q&A: Why It's Important to Protect a Vast Marine Monument
Environment  (tags: oceans, GoodNews, offbeat, conservation, ocean, sea )

Connie
- 26 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Ocean scientist Elliott Norse says the Pacific remote islands deserve the new protection announced by the White House.
GOOD NEWS! Obama Hangs 'No Fishing' Sign on Huge Ocean Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, politics, obama, marine sanctuary, GoodNews, government, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 27 days ago - mnn.com
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii by 500 percent, creating 'the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction,' including fishing.
GOOD NEWS! Norway to Pay Liberia to Stop Deforestation
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CLIMATE SUMMIT, GoodNews, government, green, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In one of the many major announcements that have come out of the UN Climate Summit in New York this week, Norway says it will pay Liberia to stop cutting down its forests.
ADVENTURE! Indonesia's Secret Treasures: Islands Passed Over By Loggers, Hunters and Conservationists
Environment  (tags: adventure, travel, environment, conservation, nature, GoodNews, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 38 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A few months ago I was asked to conduct a wildlife survey on a rarely visited island somewhere in Indonesia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 38 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend the Cousteau Society for their plan to restore the environment of Easter Island by planting over one million trees
Australia to Scrap Plan for Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great BarrierReef, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, energy, government, GoodNews, wildlife, world, protection, pollution, oceans, nature, politics, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 51 days ago - reuters.com
Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.
Bee Project By Lucy King - YouTube   video
Environment  (tags: wildlife, Samburu elephants and bees, Dr Lucy King, project, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 56 days ago - youtube.com
Do elephants fear bees? Find out as Dr. Lucy King of Save the Elephants conducts her research on the Samburu elephants.
GOOD NEWS! Ecologists Just Saved Miles Of Texas Coastline Using BP Oil Spill Money
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, GoodNews, government, green, protection, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 60 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Twenty-seven square miles of pristine coastal land along the central Texas coastline between Houston and Corpus Christi will now be preserved for future generations after a decades-long effort by environmental groups and $34.5 million from penalties paid
 

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