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Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump for Fracking
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, humans health, animals, fracking, environment, wildlife, oceans, humans, habitat, habitat distruction, endagered, law, protection, government, sustainability )

Sara
- 11 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The EPA has a clear responsibility to intervene to protect our health and wildlife from oil companies fracking off our coasts.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 28 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

Victoria
- 35 days ago - northernstar.com.au
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
Time to Shed Our Fear: Words of Wisdom From An Inspiring Woman
Environment  (tags: World Environment Day, sustainability, climate change, environmental justice, women's rights )

Suzanne
- 109 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Environment Day, and a good time to reflect on words of wisdom from Wangari Maathai, as the world grapples with a changing climate and increasing environmental degradation. The late environmentalist left many words of wisdom and hope for us.
The End of Fish
Environment  (tags: oceans, fish, over fishing, fish farming, nature, sustainability, protection, wildlife, research, conservation )

Carrie
- 110 days ago - washingtonpost.com
People are getting more adventurous with how they eat, and when it comes to seafood, this means exhaustively looking to every exotic corner for the best, newest and tastiest fish. Also, the stuff is delicious. The ones we like to eat are rapidly vanishing
200 Tons of Illegally Caught Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Show How We're Driving These Fish to Extinction
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, oceans, sustainability, Atlantic bluefin tuna, endangered, environment )

Carrie
- 113 days ago - qz.com
Atlantic bluefin tuna is tasty. So tasty, in fact, that the fish is also endangered. There are now only half the number of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the sea that there were in 1970.
Ban Pesticides Linked to Human Illnesses and Birth Defects in US - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Food Industry, Pesticides, Human Health, Eco-system, US, Sustainability, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 122 days ago - forcechange.com
If agricultural employees have to wear safety suits and masks to spray food with pesticides in the field, how can it be safe to eat? Sign this global petition to ban toxic chemical pesticides and adopt environmentally friendly methods of agriculture.
We Need An Apartheid-Style Boycott to Save the Planet - Desmond Tutu - Via The Guardian
Environment  (tags: Article, Desmond Tutu, Climate Change, Pollution, Humans, Activism, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 163 days ago - theguardian.com
"We live in a world dominated by greed. We have allowed the interests of capital to outweigh the interests of human beings and our Earth", "People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change" he says.
Can We Share Our Planet With Wildlife?
Environment  (tags: Center for Biological Diversity, population, environment, sustainability, wildlife, humans, conservation, consumerism, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )

Angelika
- 277 days ago - cabot-institute.blogspot.de
" If governments really do get their acts together and we as a global population get our wasteful consumerism under control, we can turn the tides and make this a better world for both people and the wildlife we share it with."
Meat Consumption Draining World's Water Supply
Environment  (tags: water shortage, water, sustainability, vegan, vegetarianism, meat consumption )

Tamar
- 755 days ago - examiner.com
Saving the world from an imminent catastrophe due to a lack of water sounds like a great reason to adopt a vegan or vegetarian diet.
24 Policies to End the Earth Emergency
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, habitat destruction, health conditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, Sustainability, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Kit
- 839 days ago - nationofchange.org
Ecologically ignorant policies are largely responsible for the interlinked crises that are unraveling the planet's life support system.
Is There Arsenic in Your Baby's Organic Formula?
Environment  (tags: arsenic, mercury, soil contamination, Nature One, organic brown rice syrup, food safety, sustainability, environmental issues )

Tamar
- 947 days ago - examiner.com
A new study shows a high level of arsenic in organic brown rice syrup. Nature One's response, which links the arsenic to ground contamination, though, highlights how much arsenic, mercury and other toxins are everywhere
Brazil 'Risks Loss of Forest Area Equal to Germany, Italy and Austria'
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, wildlife, biodiversity, sustainability, Amazon, rainforests, forest loss, habitat loss, threat, deforestation )

Pia
- 1032 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
WWF said studies suggest the new legislation could see 175 million acres of forest cleared or not restored following illegal deforestation. The legislation would open up vast swathes of the world's biggest rainforest to uses such as cattle ranching.
Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, orangutans, rainforests, sustainability, water, wildlife )

Julie
- 1086 days ago - ted.com
Biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.
Deep Sea Fish In Deep Ocean Trouble!
Environment  (tags: oceans, fish, wildlife, ecosystems, sustainability, environment, science, tech, technology, deep-sea-fishing, scientists, warning, interesting, protection, news, commercial-fishing, activism, nature, world, conservation )

PinkMindy
- 1110 days ago - physorg.com
A team of leading marine scientists from around the world are seriously recommending an end to most commercial deep sea fishing, because the world's largest ecosystem is unable to reproduce on human time scales. Deep ocean time can be centuries!
 

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