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Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, activists, zero waste, Brazil, pollution, protection, humans, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
The recycling workers of Brazil have long been a powerful force in protecting their communities and the climate. Now they are on the forefront of a nation-wide movement for zero waste.
TAKE ACTION NOW; TELL CANADA'S GOVERNMENT--We Don't Want the Energy East Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, activism, Energy East Pipeline, activists, conservation )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.canadians.org
As shown by tar sands pipeline ruptures in Mayflower, Arkansas and in the Kalamazoo River in Michigan, a pipeline spill would have devastating impacts on land and water and endanger people's health. This pipeline would also encourage expansion in the tar
Tar-Sands Industry Loses $17.1 Billion Thanks to Public Opposition
Environment  (tags: activism, tar sands industry, activists, ecosystems, environment, conservation, world )

Cal
- 21 days ago - grist.org
Here's some good news for your tar-sands blues: Grassroots activism makes a difference! $17.1 billion of difference, in fact
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 34 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room
The Tar Sands Bubble
Environment  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, Keystone XL, activists, environment, tar sands, environment, conservation, destruction, pollution, protection, world, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals )

Cal
- 49 days ago - onearth.org
Without KXL, tar sands are a bad investment. By fighting the pipeline, activists have disrupted the industry's bottom line.
Fight for the Forest
Environment  (tags: activists, avctivism, forests, France, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, animals )

Cal
- 52 days ago - vice.com
Deep in the tranquil Forest of Sivens in the south of France, militant eco-activists and French riot police are fighting a violent battle in woodlands being cut down to make way for a dam, which would mean the end for 41 acres of trees.
Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say
Environment  (tags: People's Climate March, activists, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples, climate, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, climatechange )

Cal
- 65 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Environmentalists have descended upon the Big Apple for the weekend's festivities, standing side by side with Indigenous Peoples to prepare for the People's Climate March on September 21.
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
- 75 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.
Pacific Island Climate Warriors Take on Fossil Fuel Industry
Environment  (tags: climate-change, rising seas, Pacific Islands, acitvism, activists, world, protection, oceans )

Cal
- 80 days ago - greenleft.org.au
For some in the Pacific, climate change has already changed their lives forever. The Solomon Islands town of Taro -- capital of the Choiseul Province -- announced on August 15 it would soon be forced to relocate to another island entirely
Thousands Protest Against Coal Mining, Forming 8km Human Chain in River Neisse Along German-Polish Border
Environment  (tags: acctivism, activists, pollution, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, world, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 86 days ago - abc.net.au
The protesters were opposing plans for massive new open-cut brown coal mines on both sides of the River Neisse, which marks the border between Germany and Poland.
Community Self-Defense Against Mining Mega-Projects
Environment  (tags: activism, mining interests, indienous rights, defending theland, corporate greed, plunder, activists, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, protection, humans, oceans )

Cal
- 106 days ago - theecologist.org
f the state does not defend citizens against the violence and destruction of mining, people and communities must defend themselves
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Jail Climate Activists Just for Speaking Out!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, activists, freedom of speech, activism, climate, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 129 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The divestment movement is a global community of citizens concerned about the future of our planet. We're not extremists: We believe that keeping the planet safe from the threats of climate change is reasonable--and so does science.
ACTIVISM: Sport4Climate--Where Sports and Climate Change Meet
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, nature, politics, activism, activists, sports, ecosystems, environment, conservation, humans, protection, world )

Cal
- 139 days ago - connect4climate.org
Sport is universal. So is climate change. That's why Connect4Climate and Fórum das Américas have joined forces to launch #Sport4Climate, a global communication campaign that showcases how sport is tackling one of Earth's most formidable foes.
 

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