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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
- 2 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...
Hurricane Odile Slams Mexico's Baja Resorts
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Odile, Mexico, Baja coast, weather, climate, nature, water, evacuations, safety )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - rawstory.com
Thousands of tourists and locals in Mexico hunkered down in luxury hotels converted into shelters Monday after Hurricane Odile crashed into Los Cabos resorts in the northwest, taking down trees with powerful winds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cove Point: The Next Keystone XL?
Environment  (tags: Cove Point Proposal, fracked gas, activism, pipelines, pipelinesecosystems, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, water, protection, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Virginia-based Dominion Resources wants to build a massive export facility in Cove Point, MD that would pipe fracked gas from Pennsylvania, supercool and liquefy it, and ship it halfway across the globe to be burned.
ADVENTURE! Indonesia's Secret Treasures: Islands Passed Over By Loggers, Hunters and Conservationists
Environment  (tags: adventure, travel, environment, conservation, nature, GoodNews, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A few months ago I was asked to conduct a wildlife survey on a rarely visited island somewhere in Indonesia.
Arctic Gateway Pipeline: Alberta Looks Far, Far North to Potential Oilsands Export Route
Environment  (tags: forests, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, nature )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - desmog.ca
While the Keystone XL, Northern Gateway, Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines remain stalled in political upheaval, environmental opposition and regulatory processing, the government of Alberta could start moving landlocked oil to tidal waters via the
Brazil's Planned Tapajós Dams Would Increase Amazon Deforestation By 1M Ha
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world, nature )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of an additional 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING---Park Place Energy Corp. Will Not Drill Bulgaria
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, acivism, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, healthconditions, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto Vs. Monarchs - Millions of Butterflies Disappearing
Environment  (tags: monarchs, Monsanto, pesticides, endangered, pollution, world, wildlife, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Monsanto's GE crops are driving the iconic butterfly to extinction. Please visit Rainforest-Rescue.org and sign the petition. We need to work together to stop Monsanto.
'Vanishing World' Explores the Realities of Climate Refugees
Environment  (tags: climate refugees, world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, climate-change, climate, climatechange, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Marianne Hougen-Moraga from Denmark explores in her short film Vanishing World--part of the Action4Climate video competition--how people from the remote Alaskan village of Newtok are directly affected by climate change
Threatened Coral: Climate Change Puts 20 Types at Risk
Environment  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, corals, climate-change, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - csmonitor.com
Climate change is one reason the US government is putting 20 species of threatened coral on a list of threatened species. The threatened coral are vital to the health of marine ecosystem
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 50 percent of tropical deforestation to make room for commercial agriculture between 2000 and 2012 was done so illegally.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Mining Companies Take Northern Europe's Last Wilderness!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, government, politics, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: oil trains, danger, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
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.
 

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