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Fracking Opponents Feel Police Pressure In Some Drilling Hotspots
Environment  (tags: police goons, activism, actvists, fracking, alliance of police and oil companies, destruction, ecosystems, environment, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been controversial in the U.S. since the business began to boom. As protests have grown across the country, some police departments have begun working closely with the oil and gas industries to monitor activists
Will the Home of Fracking Bonanza Turn Against Its Creation Next Month?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, activism, fracking bans, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 10 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
You might think it would be hard to find opposition to fracking in the city of Denton. Not only is it in Texas, the oil and gas capital in the United States âEUR" but it lies in the very crucible of the shale gas industry itself.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Secretary John Kerry to Show Some Love to the Ocean
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, research, activism, activism protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
A brand new report reveals that 10 to 28 billion pounds of plastic end up in the ocean every year. That means there is 10 times more plastic in the ocean than we previously believed
Mining Activist Released After Being Charged With Terrorism, Rebellion in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, Javier Ramirez, Ecuador, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, world )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Ecuador's government has been accused of becoming increasingly aggressive towards environmental activists. In 2013, the government shutdown one of the country's biggest environmental NGOs, Fundación Pachamama, over a dispute over oil drilling in the Amaz
ACTIVISM: Fighting the Plastic Plague in Our Oceans
Environment  (tags: activism, pollution, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, protection, world, healthconditions, government, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 15 days ago - theecologist.org
Over five trillion pieces of waste plastic are floating in our oceans
Victory in Prospect for Peru's Kichwa People After 40 Years of Oil Pollution
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, activism, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
A month-long blockade of the Rio Tigre deep in the Peruvian Amazon has secured promises of compensation and cleanup for Peru's Kichwa communities who have suffered 40 years of contaminated waters from oil drilling operations
American Activists Who Oppose the Oil Sands Visited By the FBI
Environment  (tags: activists, govenrment investigations, rights, protests, activism, tar sands, ecosystems, environment, conservation, government, protection, politics )

Cal
- 22 days ago - macleans.ca
Opponents of Canadian oil say theyâEUR(TM)ve been contacted by FBI investigators in several states following their involvement in protests
Louisiana Tribes Battle Rising Gulf Waters
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, activism, native rights, rising seas, environment, climate, water, nature, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 23 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Beset by rising sea levels, communities on the Louisiana coast and offshore islands are constantly flooding, leaving the United Houma Nation and the Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha Choctaw struggling for dry land.
Jason Mraz, Maroon 5, Linkin Park, Guster Speak Out Against Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, activism, sustainable wood, musicians, activism, deforestation, sustainalbe sources, protection, habitat, wildlife, world, green, pollution, politics, forests, trees )

Cal
- 27 days ago - ecowatch.com
musicians are joining the call to make sure guitars and other instruments are made from legal, sustainably sourced wood.
Guatemala's Indigenous People Fighting Back Against Exploitation By Multinational Mining Companies
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, environment, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, pollution, healthconditions, energy )

Cal
- 51 days ago - alternet.org
In violation of international law, the Guatemalan government is seeking to issue mining permits without the consent of indigenous people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Your Lawmakers to Vote No on the Keystone XL!
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, congressional vote, Keystone XL, activism, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 55 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Congress is about to vote on a bill that would force approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline -- endangering the American heartland, worsening our dependence on fossil fuels and driving more climate chaos
FBI Harassing Fossil Fuel Activists in the Pacific Northwest
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 55 days ago - theecologist.org
A grassroots movement of eco-activists is achieving unprecedented success in challenging fossil fuel developments in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately they have attracted the attention of the FBI and local police defending the rights of polluters.
Exposing The Oil & Gas Industries Failures: A Conversation With Fractivist Shane Davis
Environment  (tags: fractivism, activism, fraxcking, frakc is whack, activists, environment, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 60 days ago - indiancountrynews.com
IndianCountryTV.com correspondent, Kimberlie Acosta talking with Shane Davis, a fractivist from Colorado. Shane is working with Winona LaDuke from the White Earth Ojibwe Reservation
Activists Permanently Shut Down Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant Today
Environment  (tags: anti-nuclear movment, activism, actibvists, Hell No We Won't Glow, protection, environment, energy, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 63 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Vermont Yankee atomic reactor goes permanently off-line today, Dec. 29, 2014. Citizen activists have made it happen. The number of licensed U.S. commercial reactors is now under 100 where once it was to be 1,000.
 

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