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TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Newly-Discovered Ozone-Depleting Chemicals!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, ozone depletion, harmful chemicals, law, EPA, EPA oversight, politics, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, climate-change, globalwarming )

Cal
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA should ban four newly discovered chemicals that deplete the ozone but may slip through a legal loophole.
Report: Climate Change May Trigger 'Abrupt' Worldwide Consequences
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wat )

Kit
- 28 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Scientists warn of 'massive,' irreversible changes with devastating impacts unless world takes immediate action
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE EPA TO PROTECT MONARCHS!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, pesticiddes, Monsanto, EPA, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, government )

Cal
- 28 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
As Big Ag has dramatically increased its use of genetically modified crops resistant to potent weed killers like Monsanto's Roundup, industrial use of these herbicides has exploded -- killing off the milkweed that monarch butterflies need to survive
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Polluters and Support the EPA's Action on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: pollution, politics, environment, destruction, conservation, endangered, ecosystems )

Cal
- 29 days ago - change.org
The Obama administration has proposed a critical plan to limit the industrial carbon pollution from new power plants that contributes to global warming.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Palm Oil Plantation Expansion on Kalimantan Island
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, forests, destruction, palm oil, world, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 29 days ago - gopetition.com
We need to stop land clearing and expansion of palm oil plantations particularly in Kalimantan island.
Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Kit
- 30 days ago - news.mongabay.com
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
Is the Amazon Heading Towards a 'Tipping Point' as a Carbon Sink?
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kit
- 30 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's largest rain forest is ravaged by deforestation and two recent droughts. If they continue, says one expert, the Amazon risks entering a period where it can no longer be relied upon to absorb more greenhouse gas emissions than it produces.
*Take Action* Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Petition, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 30 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell these major corporations that--for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests, peatlands, and endangered species--the time to act is now. Please sign the Petition!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend President Obama for Protecting Coastline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 30 days ago - forcechange.com
In keeping a promise made in his State of the Union address, President Obama recently expanded upon the California Coastline National Monument, adding to it the Mendocino coastline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Chevron: Decontaminate the Amazon
Environment  (tags: corporate irresponsibility and recklessn, cleaning the Amazon, damage and repair, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 32 days ago - change.org
I consider it imperative that Chevron assume full responsibility for its actions in the Amazon area so as to assist in reconstructing the native communities who have been so highly damaged
Sowing "Seeds of Hope": An Interview With Jane Goodall
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, trees )

Compassio
- 32 days ago - sierraclub.typepad.com
Interview with Jane Goodall about "modern agriculture with its chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and then -- what I'd just planned to mention but what ended up turning into a huge chapter -- genetically modified plants".
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA: It's Time to Stop Runoff
Environment  (tags: runoff, water pollution, EPA, rivers, streams, water, politics, pollution, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 32 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
A recent report released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that approximately 55% of our rivers and streams are in poor biological condition. And polluted runoff is identified as one of the major sources of the pollution in our river
In the Pastures of Colombia, Cows, Crops and Timber Coexist
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, climatechange, humans, nature, politics, government, GoodNews, world, protection )

Cal
- 33 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As an ambitious program in Colombia demonstrates, combining grazing and agriculture with tree cultivation can coax more food from each acre, boost farmers' incomes, restore degraded landscapes, and make farmland more resilient to climate change.
 

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