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Disturbing Images Expose the Horrific Impact of Plastic Trash on Marine Animals
Environment  (tags: destruction, habitatdestruction, pollution, Biodiversity, water )

- 482 days ago -
Waters' Malaysia trip last year became the inspiration for his "Price of Convenience Ad Campaign," a striking portfolio project that highlights the devastation of plastic trash and other litter on sea life.
9 Huge Wins You Helped Make Happen in 2015
Environment  (tags: climate-change, biodiversity, energy, Offshore Oil Drilling )

- 482 days ago -
It may have been the warmest year on record, but one thing for sure, 2015 signaled hope and change for the environmental movement. Here are nine milestones you helped us reach in 2015:
Coal Plant Threatens World's Largest Mangrove Forest - and Bangladesh's Futu
Environment  (tags: coal plants, biodiversity, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, pollution, protection, wildlife )

- 505 days ago -
Bangladesh, the world's most 'climate vulnerable' large country, has plans for a 1.3GW coal power plant on the fringes of its World Heritage coastal wetlands.
TAKE ACTION: Indonesia: Ban the Trade in Wild Birds!
Environment  (tags: endangered, wildlife, trade, wild birds, indonesia, biodiversity )

- 621 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s a scene out of a nightmare âEUR" thousands of birds are packed tightly into small cages in IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s markets. The birdcatchers supplying these markets are accelerating extinction and having an incalculable impact on biodiversity.
As Ocean Waters Heat Up, A Quest to Create Super Corals
Environment  (tags: warming seas, corals, biodiversity, enegineering, protection, oceans, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

- 633 days ago -
With the worldâEUR(TM)s coral reefs increasingly threatened by warmer and more acidic seas, scientists are selectively breeding corals to create species with the best chance to survive in the coming century and beyond
Petition: Declaration on Seed Freedom By Dr.Vandana Shiva
Environment  (tags: food, biodiversity, genetically modified crops )

- 643 days ago -
There is an attempt, in the U.S., by Monsanto and the aiding U.S. Government, to deem all non-patented seed illegalâEUR"even the tomato you have in your garden.
Rich Forest Diversity Found in New Yunnan, China Preserve
Environment  (tags: forests, threat of deforestation, biodiversity, rainforests, rainforestsprotection, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, habitat )

- 649 days ago -
The regionâEUR(TM)s biodiversity is currently under threat from encroachment by expanding monoculture rubber plantations. The Bulong Nature Preserve was established in 2008 to meet this challenge
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Wildlife and Biodiversity From Destructive Dams
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, damming of rivers, Aazon, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, nature, government )

- 661 days ago -
Wildlife and plant species are in danger from the damaging effects of hydropower dams. When water is dammed in such rich natural areas, floods occur and destroy unique vegetation and wildlife.
151 Dams Could Be Catastrophic to Amazon Ecological Connectivity
Environment  (tags: damming the Amazon, biodiversity, habitat loss, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, humans, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics )

- 687 days ago -
Over 150 new hydroelectric projects are slated for construction over the next 20 years. Without holistic, basin-wide planning, these dams could have devastating environmental consequences.
Nepal: A Trailblazer in Biodiversity Conservation
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, wildlife, environment, conservation, world, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green )

- 748 days ago -
At dusk, when the early evening sun casts its rays over the lush landscape, the Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site about 200 km south of NepalâEUR(TM)s capital, Kathmandu, is a place of the utmost tranquility.
Warming, Wildfires and Worries
Environment  (tags: Active Citizens, Advancing Deserts, Aid, Biodiversity, Civil Society, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Energy, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Labour )

- 798 days ago -
World leaders from government, finance, business, science and civil society are attempting to negotiate a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change at the upcoming 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference
Tropical Forests May Be Giving Climate Extra Help
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Biodiversity, climate change, Deforestation, emissions, Forests, Impacts, Warming )

- 845 days ago -
New research indicates that the role of the world's tropical forests in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere may have been underestimated.
El Salvador Restores Biodiversity in the Face of Climate Change
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, biodiversity )

- 905 days ago -
Despite the natural beauty of the area, the mangroves run the risk of drying up along some stretches, because the siltation impedes the necessary irrigation with salt water.
Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, mining projects, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 908 days ago -
Mountaintop removal is destroying one of the world's hot spots for salamander biodiversity.

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