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GOOD NEWS! Rare Bird Paradise Protected in War-Torn Colombian Mountain Range
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
A coalition of conservation groups have established a new protected area in one of Latin America's most neglected ecosystems: the Colombian-side of the Serranía de Perijá mountain range
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 4 days ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
GOOD NEWS! Coastal Wildlife Paradise Declared Biosphere Reserve in Argentina
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government, protection, world, habitat, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Conservationists are celebrating the announcement that UNESCO has dubbed Argentina's Península Valdés a biosphere reserve under the Man and Biosphere Program
TAKE ACTION NOW! Thank President Obama for Protecting Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, protection, humans, habitat, GoodNews, ecosystems, wildlife, green, government )

Cal
- 13 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
President Obama has signed a proclamation designating almost 500,000 acres of the Potrillo Mountains, Sierra de las Uvas, Robledos Mountains and the surrounding desert in southern, New Mexico as the nation's newest monument -- Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cheer Town's Victory Against Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, fracking, frack is whack, law, courtsecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
A small town in upstate New York has taken proactive measures to prohibit the dangerous process of hydraulic fracking, and recently, the state's Supreme Court upheld their efforts to ban the practice.
TAKE ACTION NOW! MAKE A DIFFERENCE---Support Ecosia
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, acitvism, making a difference, ecosia )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Support Ecosia plant trees and create forests while you search! Sign and share this with your friends. http://www.ecosia.org If your on Facebook? Please support ecosia and like their page. https://www.facebook.com/ecosia
Discarded Cell Phones to Help Fight Rainforest Poachers, Loggers in Real-Time
Environment  (tags: technology, deforestation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, protection, ecosystems, environment, forests, conservation, trees, world )

Cal
- 28 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A technology that uses discarded mobile phones to create a real-time alert system against logging and poaching will soon be deployed in the endangered rainforests of Central Africa.
Regional Court Kills Controversial Serengeti Highway
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, wildlife, GoodNews, protection, animals, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 28 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Serengeti ecosystem got a major reprieve last week when the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) ruled against a hugely-controversial plan to build a paved road through Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.
SUCCESS! World Heritage Committee Rebukes Australia By Rejecting Request to Axe Tasmania's Forests
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, government, green, world, protection, forests, conservation, energy, nature, humans, politics )

Cal
- 30 days ago - wilderness.org.au
The World Heritage Committee today delivered a strong rebuke to the Australian Government by rejecting its request to delist Tasmania's new World Heritage forests so they could be logged, environment groups and Aboriginal Tasmanians said
U.S. Raises $800 Million for Oceans, Including $7 Million From Leonardo DiCaprio
Environment  (tags: protection, politics, oceans, world, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, habitat )

Cal
- 31 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A U.S. State Department conference on the oceans raised an impressive $800 million for marine conservation this week.
Obama Moves to Protect Vast Pacific Ocean Areas
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 36 days ago - reuters.com
The White House on Tuesday unveiled efforts to expand protection of vast areas of the Pacific Ocean controlled by the United States from over fishing and environmental damage.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Success: Company Stops Oil Search in National Park - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: green, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, world, nature, politics, humans, conservation, energy )

Cal
- 38 days ago - forcechange.com
good news! According to an article in BBC News, SOCO has joined forces with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in stopping all plans to do harmful exploratory oil searching at the park. SOCO plans on working together with WWF in order to devise a solution tha
Solar Roadways: Jobs and Energy Independence
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, GoodNews, Solar Roadways )

Kit
- 41 days ago - solarroadways.com
Suppose we made a section of road out of this material and housed solar cells to collect energy, which could pay for the cost of the panel, thereby creating a road that would pay for itself over time.
How a Billionaire Is Using Oil Profits to Help Climate Change Victims
Environment  (tags: activism, climate change, weather, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, CO2emissions, climatechange, healthconditions, GoodNews )

Cal
- 42 days ago - takepart.com
When billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer was a hedge fund manager, he made hundreds of millions of dollars from investments in fossil fuel companies that contribute to climate change. Now he's taking some of those profits to help victims of clim
 

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