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Protect Our Resources: Pledge to Conserve Water During California's Drought
Environment  (tags: Water Conservation, water supply, Sustainabililty, water use, Drinkable water )

Sabine
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our state's devastating drought is at its worst point yet. Already, Gov. Jerry Brown has called for a 25% statewide reduction in water use - and now summer, the peak season for water use in our state, is upon us.
Urge the Government of Ecuador to Not Sell Off the Amazon Rainforest to China
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, rainforest protection, Amazon Rainforest, selling habitat out, habitat loss.climate-change, Sustainabililty, conservation, biodiversity hotspots )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ecuador is set to sell a third of its Amazon rainforest to Chinese oil companies - up to three million of the country's 8.1 million hectares, according to a report on Business Insider.com. Ecuador owes China more than $7 billion - more than a tenth of...
Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon exploitation, conservation, protection, Sustainabililty, destructive development )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true. The New York Times spotlighted major developments that would devastate the canyon's wild nature, beauty, and overall health.
Restore and Protect the Lands and Waters of the Yakima River Basin
Environment  (tags: drought effects, Water Quality, water supply, protected area, Restoring fish habitat, conservation, Sustainabililty )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
As with with in many places in the West this year, a warm winter with a meager snowpack has led to a drought for Washington's Yakima River Basin, which will be painful for fish, farms, and the local economy. To fight the problem - instead of fighting one
An End to Great Barrier Reef Dumping Is Imminent
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 2 days ago - worldwildlife.org
Thanks to the support of hundreds of thousands of people around the world, weâEUR(TM)re one giant step closer to protecting one of the EarthâEUR(TM)s most beautiful and lively places....
Stand With the Apache: No Mining on Sacred Land! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, research, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 5 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The US government is about to handover a beautiful stretch of national forest held sacred by the local Apache tribe -- to a giant foreign mining company. ItâEUR(TM)s a national disgrace, but if we come together now we have a real chance to block the mine....
Keep Atimonan Clean and Safe From Hazards of a Coal-Fired Power Plant
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, Air pollution, environment, protection, health risks, renewable energy )

Sabine
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We need to stand up and demand that governments and energy producers respect the fundamental right to breathe clean air and not see it as a threat to their profits. Coal-fired power plants speed up global warming by filling the atmosphere with...
Detergents Damaging Ocean Beyond Repair
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 8 days ago - timeslive.co.za
The biggest concern about waste water being pumped into the ocean is not the sewage itself but the chemical compounds used in and around the house to clean up the toilet afterwards.....
Tell Gov. Brown: Halt Fracking in California Now
Environment  (tags: fracking, drinking water, chemical pollution, Cancer Risks, illnesses, water supply, Sustainabililty, protection, politics )

Sabine
- 8 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Gov. Jerry Brown's appointed regulators, who are charged with protecting the state's drinking water, have allowed the oil industry to inject wastewater - laced with highly toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other illnesses - into California's fragile
Hands Off Canada's Boreal Forest! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, forests, environment, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 9 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Canada's Boreal Forest is the world's largest wetlands region, and contains countless species of plants and animals. Wolves, caribou, and birds alike make their homes in the Boreal Forest....
Don't Let The Forest Service Log The Sequoia National Monument! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

Frans
- 9 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The Giant Sequoia National Monument is one of the most majestic and awe-inspiring locations in the United States. Nestled at the southern end of California's stunning Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Sequoia Monument is home to the tallest trees...
Rainforest or Chinese Profits? Stop the Nicaragua Canal!
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, habitat loss and destruction, Deforestration, Profits over environment, ecosystems, climate-change, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sabine
- 10 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Nicaragua is planning a new canal for container ships and oil tankers. While the project is economically important for China - the apparent driving force behind the canal - it would mean clear-cutting rainforests, mass resettlement and destroying Lake...
Earth Is Running Out of Groundwater: Study
Environment  (tags: water, world, wildlife, weather, trees, Sustainabililty, science, research, humans, nature, oceans, healthconditions, habitat, green, globalwarming, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests )

Rituraj
- 15 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Human activity is leading to the rapid draining of about one third of the planet's largest underground water reserves and it is unclear how much fluid remains in them, two new studies have found.
Stop a Mega-Development Near the Grand Canyon *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 19 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
The town of Tusayan, Arizona sits a mile from the Grand Canyon's South Rim entrance. Even though the small town only has a population of 576, it struggles to find enough water due to its arid location and Arizona's ongoing drought....
Don't Let Coal Companies Off the Hook for Toxic Mine Clean-Up
Environment  (tags: coal mining, pollution, CO2emissions, climate-change, toxic clean up, Sustainabililty, clean energy, prevention )

Sabine
- 21 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Where there's coal mining, there's toxic clean up. And coal companies are supposed to pay for it. But a new investigation by Reuters reveals that America's largest coal company, Peabody Energy, doesn't have sufficient funds or insurance to clean up...
 

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