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Indonesia's Forests So Damaged They Burn Whether or Not There's Drought
Environment  (tags: deforeastation, world, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, forests, nature, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Air pollution caused by fires set for land-clearing on Sumatra has become a regularly occurrence in Southeast Asia, spurring hand-wringing in Singapore and Malaysia over health effects
Borneo: Axing a National Park for Palm Oil *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
I am very concerned about the deforestation of Tanjung Puting National Park on Borneo. The palm oil company BGA (through its subsidiary PT Andalan Sukses Makmur - PT ASM) is clearing the rainforest within the borders of the park (Teluk Pulai)...
8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
the Coast Guard closed down a 15-mile length of the Ohio River after Duke Energy's W.C. Beckjord Station outside Cincinnati dumped approximately 8,000 gallons of oil into the river, according to a Coast Guard estimate.
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA--Stand Up for BC Farmland
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, world, pollution, politics, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - secure.wildsight.ca
Long-term protection of our food producing lands is critical to ensuring British Columbia's food security
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create World's Largest Oceanic Reserve - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, ecosystems, conservation, protection, oceans, nature, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
President Obama is currently receiving public opinions on whether or not to create the world's largest natural reserve in the ocean
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Popular Mountain Range in California - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, humans, politics, pollution, habitat )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The San Gabriel Mountains are a popular mountain range located in northern Los Angeles County in California. This wild area, comprised of 700,000 acres of forestland, provides drinking water for about one-third of Los Angeles County, as well as recreation
Nothing Else Left to Log: Are Eco-Certified Timber Companies Stripping Russia Off Its Last Old Growth Forests?
Environment  (tags: deforestation, tigers, animals, endangered, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, nature, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
ntact forest landscapes are important for many animals such as this Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Primorye, Russia. Siberian tigers once ranged across huge areas of northern Asia, but today exist only in a small
It Takes More Than Two to Tango - or to Clean Up Argentina's Riachuelo River
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, clean-up, world, government, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
Around 1,500 tons of solid waste was also removed from the river and its banks, and the wide towpaths along the river were reopened and paved to provide access to and control over the river.
Natural Reserves' No More: Illegal Colonists Deforest Huge Portions of Nicaraguan Protected Areas
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, protection, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Northeastern Nicaragua, abutting the coastal Caribbean town of Bluefields, lie two nature reserves - Cerro Silva and Punta Gorda - that are embroiled in a bitter battle for survival against the speedily encroaching agricultural frontier.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Last Rainforest in Kenya
Environment  (tags: enviroment, deforestation, ecosystems, world, conservation, habitat destruction, protection )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Save Mau Forest Complex in Kenya and assign it a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site . Mau Forest is the main water catchment area in Kenya.
Poll Shows Californians Oppose Dumping Fracking Chemicals Into Ocean
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, public comment, polls, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution )

Cal
- 8 days ago - ecowatch.com
A poll commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), surveying 500 California voters, found that a majority of Californians opposed fracking in their state and an even larger number support a ban on dump
 

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