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SIGN PLEASE! Stop the Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil
Environment  (tags: deforesation, AMazon, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 9 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Some estimates say that we are losing 137 plant species every single day due to deforestation, species that could potentially be the cure for many of the terrible diseases we are unfortunately forced to confront.
TAKE ACTION: Yahoo - Stop Your Deadly Ivory Trade!
Environment  (tags: ivory trade, google, amazon, yahoo, Corporate Responsibility )

Dogan
- 21 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
As global citizens, we are appalled that you allow ivory to be sold on your site/platform, fuelling elephant extinction. Major brands like Google and Amazon now responsibly refuse to take part in this bloody trade. We call on you to urgently stop all ivor
Success for Sarawak Tribes as Dam Shelved
Environment  (tags: activism, uncontacted tribes, Amazon, indigenous rights, dams, environment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 30 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The Baram dam, which would would have flooded 20,000 tribal people from their homes in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, has been shelved following years of protest.
TAKE ACTION NOW! China: Don't Drill the Amazon!
Environment  (tags: AMAZON, ENERGY, CHINESE DIRLLING, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 67 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Recently indigenous leaders from the Ecuadorian Amazon urged Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang to cancel plans for Chinese state oil company Andes Petroleum to drill for oil in their territory. Li has promised to use an "iron fist" to punish companies th
Remember the Amazon? It's More Dead Than You Thought
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, world, Amazon, protection )

Cal
- 119 days ago - grist.org
A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that widespread deforestation in the Amazon has led to increased local temperatures, which has then exacerbated a drought in the are
Deforestation Declines in the Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: research, environment, destruction, Amazon, rainforests, deforestation studyecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 127 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Destruction of primary forests across the Amazon basin has declined significantly since the 2000s, finds research published Monday by a group of Latin American social and environmental organizations
Big Ag Is Devastating the Amazon, But a New Plan Could Help Preserve Rainforests and Wildlife
Environment  (tags: Big Ag, deforestation, AMazon, wildlife, research, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, animals, green, politics )

Cal
- 166 days ago - takepart.com
Scientists propose creating networks of forests within farming areas to keep species from winking out.
Indigenous People in Brazil's Amazon --Crushed By the Belo Monte Dam?
Environment  (tags: development, Amazon, indigenous rights, dams, protection, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 209 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ethnocide, the new accusation leveled against the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, brings to light deeper underlying aspects of the conflicts and controversies unleashed by megaprojects in BrazilâEUR(TM)s Amazon rainforest.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! Saving Rainforests Never Tasted So Sweet
Environment  (tags: activism, saving rainforests, activists, Amazon, lemonade, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 211 days ago - rainforesttrust.org
Inspired to protect the Amazon, a 9-year old from suburban Ottawa has raised enough funds to protect 1,084 acres of Peruvian rainforest.
Deadly Trans-Amazon Railway Plan Sparks Fear Among Rainforest Tribes
Environment  (tags: indgiensour irghts, amazon, proposed railway, uncontacted tribes, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, world, politics )

Cal
- 236 days ago - theecologist.org
A proposed $30 billion railway line linking the the Peruvian and Brazilian coasts threatens devastation to forests and indigenous tribes that lie along its route, and will add to wider pressures on land and forests.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand China End All Oil-Drilling and Railways-Building Plans That Threaten Amazonian Rainforests
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, AMazon, planned development by China, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Cal
- 243 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
China's plans to drill for oil in Ecuador and build railways through South America's rainforests threaten species and indigenous communities inhabiting the Amazonian region.
ACTION PLEASE: Tell China Not to Drill the Amazon!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, pollution, China, Amazon )

Dimitris
- 248 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang promised to use an "iron fist" to punish companies that destroy the environment. Ask him to live up to his promise and to cancel China's plans to drill the Amazon.
AMAZON WATCH - China: Don't Drill the Amazon! - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Andes Petroleum, Amazon, Ecuadorian Amazon, China, Prime Minister Li Keqiang, Indigenous territories, petition )

Judy
- 249 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Li has promised to use an "iron fist" to punish companies that destroy the environment. Ask him to live up to his promise and to cancel China's plans to drill the Amazon.
Proposed Andean Headwater Dams An Ecological Calamity for Amazon Basin
Environment  (tags: negative effects of damming rivers, AMAZON, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection )

Cal
- 249 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Unfortunately, poorly planned hydroelectric projects can open a Pandora's box of environmental problems, including disruptions to free-flowing river connectivity, loss of biodiversity, deforestation, and fragmentation of ecosystems.
Chevron Whistleblower Leaks Tapes Showing Intentional Oil Spill Coverup
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Watch, Chevron, whistleblower )

Judy
- 290 days ago - mintpressnews.com
In 2011, Amazon Watch received a mysterious package from a Chevron whistleblower. No return address, just dozens of DVDs and a note: "I hope this is useful for you in the trial against Texaco/Chevron! Signed, a friend from Chevron."
 

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