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Broken Promises: Communities on Philippine Island Take on Palm Oil Companies
Environment  (tags: palm oil, land grabs, govenrement corruption, Phillipines, activism, indigenous rights, corporate greed, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, politics, government )

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- 303 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Residents of Palawan Island in the Philippines have united to take on the companies that they say have grabbed their land.
ARRESTING DEVELOPMENT: Not on This Land: A Western Tribe Takes a Stand and Says No to Big Coal
Environment  (tags: activism, arresting development, environment, indigneous rights, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature, politics )

Cal
- 279 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The Northern Cheyenne are opposing a proposed railroad that would cut through their ancestral lands to haul Montana coal to the Pacific coast for export
TAKE ACTION NOW! RUSSIA: Free Evgeny Vitishko, Imprisoned for Defending the Environment
Environment  (tags: activism, environmental activsists imprisoned and , Russia, Russian activists imprisoned, environment, ecosystems, world, politics )

Cal
- 315 days ago - foe.co.uk
Evgeny Vitishko was convicted in 2012 of damaging an illegally installed fence and sentenced to three yearsâEUR(TM) imprisonment.In April 2015, a court rejected his request for parole.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Drilling and Sale of Arctic Coal
Environment  (tags: coal driling, ARctic, activism, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 321 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop sale of Arctic land to be drilled for coal right after victory against oil drillers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Waitrose to Stop Selling RoundUp - a Dangerous, Bee-Starving Herbicide
Environment  (tags: Roundup, bees, die-offs, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 273 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On visiting my local Waitrose, I was shocked to see that they were selling Monsanto's Roundup weed killer. RoundUp causes bees to starve and is a probable carcinogen.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign the Petition for a Cleaner Hudson
Environment  (tags: pollution, cleaning up theHudson River, PCBs, GE, corporate corruption, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 334 days ago - cleanerhudson.org
After 40 years, the General Electric Corporation is finally dredging to remove toxic PCBs it dumped into the river generations ago. However, GE is threatening to pull up the stakes and shut down its high-tech dredging equipment after cleaning up only 65%
Indigenous Rama Among 15,000 Protesting Nicaragua Canal
Environment  (tags: activism, development, indigneous rights, environment, destruction, world, ecosystems, politics, green )

Cal
- 353 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
As the machinery moves forward and begins carving a trough bisecting Nicaragua for a controversial canal, the indigenous Rama have been joined in their opposition by legions of others against the project.
Thousands Voice Support for Proposed California Desert National Monuments
Environment  (tags: activism, environment protection, wildlife, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat )

Cal
- 316 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
From business leaders to recreationists and conservation groups to desert residents, almost 16,000 people have joined together in sending letters of support for permanent protection of some of the California desert's most spectacular landscapes, recreati
Swishing Parties and Windy Laundry Days: 10 Green Leaders on How You Can Fight Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, green, activism, activismenvironment )

Cal
- 315 days ago - alternet.org
Experts at forefront of the climate movement offer simple steps you can take to help make a difference.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama--Save the Arctic!
Environment  (tags: arctic, obama, Arctic drilling, activism, activismenvironment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 361 days ago - secureusa.greenpeace.org
These activists are sending a message to President Obama to save the Arctic. Join them
Activists Who Blocked Oil Train Will Argue in Court That It Was Necessary Because of Climate Change
Environment  (tags: activism, legal defense, climate change, oil transport accidents, oil trains, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 225 days ago - grist.org
In September 2014, five climate activists with Rising Tide Seattle managed to halt the passage of a crude oil train at the BNSF Delta rail yard in Everett, Wash. After eight hours blocking the tracks, the five were arrested and charged with criminal tres
Creation of National Park Protects Over 3.3 Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest in Peru
Environment  (tags: environment, GoodNews, world, activism, protection, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 291 days ago - rainforesttrust.org
On Sunday, November 8, Peruvian President Ollanta Humala will approve the creation of a 3.3 million-acre national park at Sierra del Divisor, protecting an immense expanse of Amazon rainforest. The new park is larger than Yosemite and Yellowstone
TAKE ACTION NOW! We Did It! Thank President Obama for Hearing Our Calls and Rejecting Keystone XL!
Environment  (tags: activism, success, Keystone XL defeat, obama )

Cal
- 292 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Grassroots activism and organizing made it happen. Historic, sustained, relentless, nationwide, diverse, fearless, deeply committed activism, of the kind we havenâEUR(TM)t seen in a generation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign the Petition: Ban Fracking on Public Lands!
Environment  (tags: FRACKING ON PUBLIC LANDS, congress, activism, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, water, wildlife, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 333 days ago - signforgood.com
We must ban fracking on our vast and cherished public lands to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink, the health of our communities and the planet on which we all depend.
 

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