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TakeAction! - Stop Killing Giant Amazon Fish - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Amazon, fish, killing, arapaima, river )

Marie
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
The arapaima is a giant fish that lives in the Amazon river. Growing up to 10 feet, these fish are notoriously easy to catch because they need to breathe air, and come up to the surface every five to fifteen minutes
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 23 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 25 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 26 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
Ecuador Issues Permit to Drill in Amazon Reserve
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, Amazon, drillingdestruction, energy, world, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 91 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Ecuador's government has issued an environmental permit for oil drilling in the pristine Amazon reserve that President Rafael Correa initially offered to exempt from exploration if rich countries would pay his government.
GOOD NEWS! Happy Amazon: $215 Million Raised for World's Largest Protected Area Network
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, Happy Amazon, GoodNews )

Cal
- 92 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Three times larger than all of the U.S.'s national parks combined, it's the world's largest protected area network.
Stop Amazon Selling Bee-Killing Poisons - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Amazon, stop, selling, bees, killing, pesticide )

Marie
- 94 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
ASK AMAZON TO STOP selling all neonicotinoid-based garden pesticides including Bayer's Provado, Ultimate Bug Killer, Vine Weevil Killer, Lawn Grub Treatment, Tree and Shrub 'Protector' , Rose Care Insecticide.
Stolen Information May Derail Yasuni Drilling Referendum
Environment  (tags: environment, activists, political disruption, Amazon, protection, pollution, wildlife, humans, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 112 days ago - news.mongabay.com
nvironmental activists in Ecuador are accusing the country's National Electoral Council of breaking into sealed boxes to interfere with completed petitions that call for a referendum on oil drilling in the Amazonian region of Yasuní.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon From Another Big Oil Disaster!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Amazon, Big Oil profits, ecosystems, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 121 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Jaime and his Achuar people are guardians of a spectacular land teeming with one-of-a-kind plants and animals. But Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, is racing to sell off the Achuar's rainforest home and the neighboring Yasuni National Park to greedy in
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 127 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Peru: Amazon Tribes Sacrificed to Gas Project
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, corporate greed, Amazon, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 204 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru has approved the highly controversial expansion of the Camisea gas project onto the land of isolated Amazon tribes - who will be put at risk of a massive death toll or extinction from introduced diseases.
Peru - Gas Expansion in Amazon 'Indigenous Reserve'
Environment  (tags: Amazon, energy projects, indigenous rights, cultural genocide, ecocice, protection, wildlife, environment, destruction, energy, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 218 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru is to expand its Camisea gas project although it threatens uncontacted Amazon tribes with extinction
Amazon Forest Loss Risks Water Security Across South America
Environment  (tags: Amazon, water security, indigenous rights, scarcity, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, energy, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 234 days ago - theecologist.org
Water, food supplies and energy production are all in jeopardy as the Amazon forest is felled for profit
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Jumps 28% in 2013
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, rainforest destruciton, Amazon, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, forests, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

Cal
- 279 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon jumped 28% in 2013 sparking concerns that recent progress in reducing forest loss in the world's largest rainforest may be in danger of reversing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Spread the Word, Save The Amazon Rainforest From Slash And Burn
Environment  (tags: AMAZON, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, forests )

Cal
- 290 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Slash and burn creates good soil to harvest but only for a limited time. After a few years of harvesting on it, the soil is damaged and no good. Farmers then leave tis poor soil and slash and burn another part of the Amazon Rainforest
 

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