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Proposed Changes To Brazil's Forest Code Could Cause Massive Deforestation : TreeHugger
Environment  (tags: deforestation, business, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, protection, politics )

Suzanne
- 1541 days ago - treehugger.com
(photo via flickr) The Brazilian Forest Code is the progressive environment legislation that helps protect the Brazilian Amazon (and all other native Brazilian forests) and is a cornerstone to Brazil's efforts to protect biodiversity and reduce GHGE
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop DuPont Chemical From Poisoning New Jersey Families
Environment  (tags: business, corruption, corporate, environment, health, POLLUTION, pollution, society, news, dishonesty, ethics, usa, healthconditions, pollution, environment, destruction, nature )

Cal
- 1014 days ago - change.org
From 1902 to 1994, the DuPont Chemical company dumped chemicals into New Jersey's Pompton Lakes. While the company abandoned the explosives site years ago, it has yet to clean up the mess it left behind.
Care2 Nominated..Please Vote..
Environment  (tags: environment, green, conservation, protection, Sustainabililty, business, GoodNews )

Dee
- 1837 days ago - greenamericatoday.org
Below are the top ten most popular green business nominations. See what green consumers are saying about the businesses, check out their Web sites, and then vote for your favorite before October 8.
'Fracking' Fluid Pitch Stirs Great Lakes Pollution Fears
Environment  (tags: fracking, Frack is Whack, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, water, pollution, politics, business, environment, dishonesty, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, polit )

Cal
- 1068 days ago - news.sympatico.ctv.ca
Clean water advocates worry that pollutants could stream into the Great Lakes if a proposal to treat chemical wastewater at a New York state sewage plant is approved.
TAKE ACTION NOW! WALMART and KMART "Don't Sell Rainforest Destruction -- Don't Sell Paseo Tissue Products!"
Environment  (tags: environment, ethics, rainforest destruction, business, corporate, economy, ecosystems, destruction, environment, protection, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 244 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Paseo products have no recycled content -- they're made of 100% virgin tree fiber. Worse, those trees come from pulpwood plantations that are eating into Indonesia's rainforests and destroying the last Sumatran tiger habitat.
Farming the Fragile Jewels of the Deep
Environment  (tags: coral, coral reefs, coral farming, business, endangered species )

RC
- 2144 days ago - features.csmonitor.com
Meet Steve Lowes, a farmer who raises sustainable coral for sale to aquarium supply companies and pet stores. His efforts, and those of others who do the same, are putting a dent in the amount of coral stolen from endangered living reefs.
Syngenta Seeks Exemption From Neonicotinoid Ban
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoid, EU ban on neonicotinoid, s Syngenta, bees, die-offs, environments, ecosystems, politics, BigPharma, corruption, corporate, business )

Cal
- 74 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
When Europe approved a 2-year precautionary ban on neonicotinoid use for flowering crops, bee advocates cheered. Syngenta is applying on behalf of British farmers for an emergency exemption for limited use of neonicotinoids:
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto Vs. Mother Earth
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 528 days ago - avaaz.org
It's unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to exclusively 'own' something that freely belongs to us all -- our food!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Hydraulic Fracturing ("Fracking") in New Brunswick
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Frack is Whack, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, water, pollution, politics, business, environment, dishonesty, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, polit )

Cal
- 978 days ago - forcechange.com
The idea that fracking results in natural gas creates the faulty assumption that this is affording 'clean' energy. The reality is that often naturally occurring radioactive materials far in excess of safe levels can result from this activity.
Sign Petition: Restore Our Rivers, Recover Our Salmon, Rebuild Our Jobs
Environment  (tags: nature, salmon, rivers, green, jobs, economy, business, environment, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, protection )

Tom
- 1926 days ago - change.org
Healthy runs of wild pacific salmon reflect healthy rivers. They also support good jobs. In recent years, however, as a result of harmful dams, excessive water withdrawals, and other forms of habitat destruction, our salmon have suffered drastic declines.
Climate Change Threatens Our Global Coffee & Chocolate Supply - ABC News Video @ Youtube   video
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, global-warming, threat, warning, alert, droughts, floods, infestation, disease, health, society, video, news, interesting, starbucks, destruction, humans, nature, world, business, economy )

PinkMindy
- 1071 days ago - youtube.com
Report shows advancing climate changes causing floods, droughts and increased insect infestations, are now beginning to threaten the future of multiple plant production supply chains worldwide.
Senate to Consider Limits on Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Environment  (tags: environment, CO2emissions, climate-change, ecosystems, globalwarming, pollution, conservation, habitatdestruction, wildlife, nature, greenhousegases, humans, Sustainabililty, business, money, economy, politics, energy, consumers, cap, trade )

Tom
- 1832 days ago - latimes.com
Lawmakers are concerned about the effect of carbon regulation on energy prices. In the EU, electricity prices approximately tripled after the introduction of the cap-and-trade program, partially because power companies passed permit costs on to consumers.
Middle England and Eco-Activists Unite in Opposition to Shale Gas and Fracking
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Frack is Whack, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, water, pollution, politics, business, environment, dishonesty, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, polit )

Cal
- 979 days ago - theecologist.org
In a perfect storm, Middle England is joining forces with climate activists to say no to fracking and the UK's much-talked about shale gas boom
TAKE ACTION NOW! Block Drilling in North Dakota's Pristine Badlands
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Frack is Whack, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, water, pollution, politics, business, environment, dishonesty, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, polit )

Cal
- 959 days ago - forcechange.com
This land must be protected. The current North Dakota oil boom is threatening to wreck havoc upon the state's natural beauty.
   

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