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By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 19 hours ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CONSUMERS, world, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The continued overseas demand for agricultural commodities like palm oil, beef, soy and wood products has contributed to the rapid deforestation of tropical climates
Chico Mendes, Brazilian Rubber Tapper, Union Leader, Environmentalist and Martyr For the Rainforest   video
Environment  (tags: Chico Mendes, Martyr for the Rainforest, Rubber Tapper, Union Leader, Destruction of Rainforest, Amazon Rainforest, Activists, Marina de Silva. climate, animals, climatechange, conservation, endangered, environment, globalwarming, green, nature, protectio )

Betsy
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
Video about Chico Mendes described in title. an authentic leader and an authentic martyr for the rainforest. This is my first "Environmentalist" news article leading up to the UN Climate Change Summit., 9-23-2014. Please watch & comment.
Protect the Arctic Refuge From An Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: oil spill, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, animals, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send the administration a message opposing gas and oil drilling in the Beaufort Sea before the September 12 comment deadline and protect the Arctic!
Malaysian Palm Oil Chief Misleads on Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation. world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One of Malaysia's top palm oil officials has once again misled the public on the state of forests in Malaysia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Forests and Wildlife of Tasmania From the Chainsaws of Logging Companies
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, protection, ecosystems, greedy logging companies, govenrement, green )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
More than 400,000 hectares of protected native forest in Tasmania is to be opened-up for logging after the Tasmanian government repealed the state's forestry peace deal, which ended a 30-year battle between environmentalists and loggers.
Canada, Russia, Brazil Lead World in Old-Growth Forest Loss \
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, forests, trees, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, Sustainabililty, water, conservation )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Every day, the world loses about 50,000 hectares of forest to agricultural clearing, road development, and other human activities, constricting true wilderness into smaller and smaller areas
#StandForForests
Environment  (tags: forest, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, green, humans, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 11 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Yes, I stand with Greenpeace for forests. By signing this pledge, you'll join thousands who are standing up to help protect this critical habitat and our right to know what's happening in Canada's forests.
Kentucky Republican Speaks On Climate Change   video
Environment  (tags: Climate Change on Earth, climate-change on Mars, clean coal, clean coal mine myth, Kentucky GOP, climate, CO2emissions, endangered, energy, globalwarming, green, healthconditions, humans, nature )

Betsy
- 14 days ago - youtube.com
Does everyone agree that the temperature on Mars is exactly like the temperature on Earth? Does everyone agree that Mars has no coal mines?
Stop the Strip Mining of the World's Biggest Wild Salmon Habitat
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, Salom, bear, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bristol Bay is more than just a pristine slice of Alaskan wilderness. It's the last remaining wild salmon habitat in North America, supporting more than 42% of the world's salmon population.
A Global Plan for Road Expansion That Doesn't Cost the Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, impact of rads on ecosystems, weather, wildlife, world, animals, green )

Cal
- 18 days ago - theecologist.org
A new atlas was created that shows where the 'goods' of roads outweigh the 'bads', so that developing countries can harness the prosperity new roads can bring, without the destruction
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 20 days ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
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
- 23 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
Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, animals, endangered, environment, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 26 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send an emergency message to the EPA telling them to stop the Pebble Mine. The Mount Polley disaster is a horrifying glimpse at what could be in store if the EPA fails to follow through with its proposal to block mega-mining in the Bristol Bay wilderness.
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
 

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