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The Last Best Place No More: Massive Deforestation Destroying Prime Chimp Habitat in Uganda
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, deforestation, destruction, animals, wildlife, world, humans, government, ecosystems )

Cal
- 19 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Prime chimpanzee habitat is gone --Global Forest Watch data shows at least 20 percent of the forest cover along the Kafu River in western Uganda has disappeared since 2001
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say No to New Toxic Pesticides From Dow--Help Me Save the Monarch Butterfly
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Dow Chemical, toxic chemicals for monarch butterflies, endangered, pollutants, corporate greed, environmental destruction, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, animals, healthconditions )

Cal
- 9 days ago - credomobilize.com
The effect of Roundup from Monsanto on the monarch butterfly population has been devastating.Now Dow Chemical wants to start selling an even more toxic herbicide and GMO corn combination that will be more devastating to this important species
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Colorado's Rivers
Environment  (tags: rivers, protection, destruction, animals, ecosystems, environment, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 14 days ago - change.org
If we don't act now to protect them, our remarkable rivers and the bald eagles, mule deer, red foxes, cottontails, rainbow trout, blue herons and other wildlife that depend on them will be in peril.
Rare Florida Forest Set to Be Leveled for a Walmart and Chik-Fil-A
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, overdevelopment, corproate greed, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, protection, pollution, humans, nature, government, politics, green )

Cal
- 11 days ago - dailykos.com
bout 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals and insects found no place else, was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer.
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 18 days ago - bbc.com
The widespread use of a type of insecticide that has been blamed for honeybee deaths is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe, a report says.
First the Bees, Then the Birds, and Now the Fish Are at Risk From a Particularly Toxic Pesticide
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, destruction, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, endangered, animals )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takepart.com
A new government study finds extensive contamination of rivers with neonicotinoids linked to bee die-off.
Damming The Mekong River: Economic Boon Or Environmental Mistake?
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, damming the Mekong, damning the Mekong River, world, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, pollution, humans, nature, water, government, politics )

Cal
- 24 days ago - npr.org
Fisheries experts estimate that at least 43 species of fish are likely to go extinct because of the impact of the dam, including the Mekong giant catfish, the world's largest.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Community Efforts to Combat Climate Change and Poaching - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, climate-change, animals, environment, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Praise project that reduces deforestation and wildlife poaching while supporting the local community
Food Stress Shrinks Antarctic Fur Seal Colony
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, wildlife, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said.
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ipsnews.net
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
Pope Francis Calls Exploitation Of Nature Sin Of Our Time
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, destruction, habitat )

Nils Ande
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Francis, who took his name from Francis of Assisi, the 13th century saint seen as the patron of animals and the environment, is writing an encyclical on man's relationship with nature.
Obama Move Will Harm the Oceans
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, oceans, politics, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - progressive.org
The Obama Administration has given the go-ahead to a massive new oil exploration program off the Atlantic coast. It has approved the use of underwater blasts of sound to pinpoint oil and gas deposits in federal Atlantic Ocean waters. - See more at: http:
Our Inability To Deal With Climate Change Is Going to Kill the Penguins
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, endangered, wildlife, climatechange )

Cal
- 28 days ago - motherjones.com
Many Antarctic Emperor penguin colonies could decline by more than half in less than a century.
Borneo Mega-Dams Threaten Indigenous 'Ethnocide'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, indigenous rights, biodiversity, environment, destruction, conservation, animals, wildlife, protection, politics, pollution, nature, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - theecologist.org
Massive dams in Sarawak, Malaysia, threaten to flood over 2,000 square kilometers of the world's oldest rainforests, displace 10,000s of indigenous people, and aggravate climate change
Ast African Court of Justice Rules Out Construction of Serengeti Super Highway
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, good news, preservation, biodiversity )

Cal
- 13 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The East African Court of Justice has ruled against the construction of a tarmac highway that would cut across the migration routes of the great herds of wildebeest and zebras in Serengeti National Park, Northern Tanzania.
 

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