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TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Oil Exploration End in Congo's Gorilla Rich Virunga National Park
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, CORPORATE GREED, energy companies, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 33 days ago - ecoearth.info
Virunga is Africa's oldest national park and an UNESCO World Heritage site; and is home to a large population of wild gorillas, many other important wildlife species, primary rainforest ecosystems
Peatlands Biosphere Reserve Facing Severe Encroachment in Sumatra
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Sumatra, oil palm plantations, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 42 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An important reserve that contains a block of fast-dwindling lowland swamp forest in Riau Province is facing an onslaught of encroachment for illegal oil palm plantations
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell LG Electronics---Help Protect the Palisades!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, overdevelopment, corporate greed, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, water, protection, nature, green )

Cal
- 42 days ago - change.org
The Palisades is a scenic wonder, all the more so because it is directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Now LG Electronics plans to build an office tower that will break through the treeline and spoil views of the Palisades forever.
Breaking: 9 Arrested After Death-Defying Protest of P&G's Use of Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: activism, palm oil, corporate greed, deforestation, protection, wildlife, pollution, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

Cal
- 46 days ago - ecowatch.com
In James Bond style, nine Greenpeace activists were arrested Tuesday after they rappelled down Cincinnati's Procter & Gamble (P&G) skyscraper and hung two large posters protesting P&G's use of palm oil in its Head & Shoulders products.
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Uranium Mining in the Black Hills
Environment  (tags: pollution, MNING INTERESTS, CORPORATE GREED, indigenous rights, Native rights, PROFITS, profits over people, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 46 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Powertech - a foreign company - is moving ahead with plans to open a uranium mine in the southern Black Hills. If their permits are granted, the mine will use up vast amounts of groundwater, pollute important aquifers, and likely spread toxic, radioactive
Peru: Amazon Tribes Sacrificed to Gas Project
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, corporate greed, Amazon, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 80 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru has approved the highly controversial expansion of the Camisea gas project onto the land of isolated Amazon tribes - who will be put at risk of a massive death toll or extinction from introduced diseases.
TAKE ACTION NOW! INDIA: Save the Forests of Mahan From Corporate Greed
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, corporate greed, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, forests, world, conservation )

Cal
- 81 days ago - junglistan.org
Essar wants to destroy the forests of Mahan in Madhya Pradesh for corporate gains with new coal projects. This will also endanger its wildlife and displace local communities.
NIGER: World's Poorest Suffer From Radioactive Sickness as Areva Mines for Uranium
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, pollution, healthconditions, mining, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, world )

Cal
- 85 days ago - ecowatch.com
French company Areva keeps contaminating those residents and their environment while mining away for uranium--one of the few resources the world's poorest country still has.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Indonesia: Terror and Eviction for Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, palm oil, corporate greed, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, environment, protection, world )

Cal
- 89 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
In Jambi Province in Sumatra, a total of 1,500 men descended on the helpless indigenous Suku Anak Dalam and evicted them from their huts. At least 296 houses in four villages were looted and demolished in early December 2013.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Radio Disney: Stop Promoting Oil and Gas Extraction to Kids in Your Musical Roadshow
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, education, corporate greed, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, protection, world )

Cal
- 106 days ago - change.org
The nation's largest children's radio network, Radio Disney, has joined forces with the Ohio Oil and Gas Association to deliver a musical roadshow to kids that promotes fossil fuel extraction and fracking under the guise of teaching them "science.
The Last of the Indonesian Forest?
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, rainforest destruciton, habitat loss, corporate greed, biodiversity, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, energy )

Cal
- 107 days ago - earthtimes.org
The disappearance of 2 million hectares (20,000 square km) of forest lands under mining and logging "permits" is the sign of a trend, as we watch species, large and small become extinct. -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Costa Rica's Rainforests From Infinito Gold
Environment  (tags: corporate, rainforests, dishonesty, CORPORATE GREED, environment, ethics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 121 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just slapped Costa Rica with a $1 billion lawsuit because the nation decided to protect its rainforests rather than host an open-pit gold mine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! New York State: Do Not Hand Over 200 Acres of Preserved Adirondack Forest to NYCO Minerals, Inc
Environment  (tags: forests, ecosystems, environment, destruction, CORPORATE GREED, protection, nature, humans, politics, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 135 days ago - change.org
This action demonstrates that the word of our constitution has no value when there is profit to be gained. Advocates claim it will create jobs, but actually it will only maintain 95 full time jobs that are already employed.
3.5 Million Ha of Indonesian and Malaysian Forest Converted for Palm Oil in 20 Years
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, rainforest destruciton, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, wildlife, nature, humans, healthconditions, green )

Cal
- 158 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Some 3.5 million hectares (8.7 million acres) of forest in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea was converted for oil palm plantations between 1990 and 2010
HSBC Bankrolls Deforestation, Pushing Orangutans to Brink
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, endangered, animals, climate, rainforest destruciton, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, green )

Cal
- 163 days ago - eia-international.org
High Street giant HSBC is bankrolling the destruction of rainforests essential for the survival of Bornean orangutans and other endangered species.
 

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