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OP-ED: Is There a Link Between Fracking and More Crime?
Environment  (tags: safety, crime, fracking, frack is whack, increased crime, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

- 1299 days ago -
Can the region's pubic safety infrastructure handle the increase in population that a "fracking" boom might bring? Is there a link to increased crime?
PAY ATTENTION! Plan to Delist Gray Wolf Endangers Other Threatened Species, Researchers Find
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, protection, wildlife, science, politics, habitat, environment, republicans, obama, americans, politics, democrats, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, candidates, news, propaganda, lies )

- 1323 days ago -
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The federal government's proposal to discontinue protection for the gray wolf across the United States could have the unintended consequence of endangering other species, researchers say.
RAJA UPDATE and Elephant Family Link. Please Donate for Raja. Please Also Sign the Petition!
Environment  (tags: PALM OIL, deforestation, baby elephant Raja, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, crime, death, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, climate-chan )

- 1506 days ago -
Capturing a baby elephant and holding it to ransom is grisly and depressing, but it is reality as humans and elephants fight for space. People need to know why this is happening. The cause is an innocently named product called PALM OIL.
The Australian Government: Label All Products Containing Palm Oil for Sale in Australia / TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, death, ethics, habitat, humans, protection, sadness, wildlife, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, forests, globalwarming, habitat, nature, world, PALM OIL )

- 1565 days ago -
Palm oil production which is not sustainable is killing thousand of animals, including orangutans in incredibly inhumane ways. Australians should be able to identify foods and products containing this oil to make a choice to support this industry or not.
Email APRIL CEO Sukanto Tanoto Now - Return Lands Stolen From Local Communities - Action
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Sumatra, logging, land grab, APRIL, pulp & paper industry, indigenous communities, crime, human rights violation )

- 1623 days ago -
Earlier this week, hundreds of Indigenous villagers from communities in North Sumatra risked life and limb by standing between their forest home and the logging machinery of TPL, a company affiliated with paper giant APRIL. Response: Arrested villagers
Tell BP To Fund Pelican Habitat Restoration! Please SIGN!
Environment  (tags: crime, environment, habitat, wildlife, law, environment, habitatdestruction )

- 1651 days ago -
BP agreed to spend $1 billion to fund 'early restoration,' after their huge oil spill, but has only programed $70 million, less than 10% of the initial promise. None of the projects will restore pelican nesting habitat. Please sign to help these birds!
Europe Is Exporting More Waste Than Ever as Illegal Trade Grows
Environment  (tags: hazardous waste, illegal transport of hazardous waste, crime, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, world )

- 1741 days ago -
As waste is increasingly moving across EU borders for recovery or disposal, the European Environment Agency (EEA) is warning of a big rise in the export of hazardous waste to countries outside of Europe.
URGENT ACTION Protect the World's Forests From Illegal Logging PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, killing, killed, sadness, suffering, business, environment, politics, climate-change, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution )

- 1874 days ago -
If successful, they will remove protections in the Lacey Act that have helped contribute to a 25 percent reduction in illegal logging over the last four years.
OP-ED: We Should Help Solve Illegal Logging, Not Be Part of the Problem
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, crime, illegal logging trade, deforestation, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, pollution, humans, politics, world, conservation, green, government, nature )

- 1921 days ago -
As documented in a 2012 report by the World Bank, Justice for the Forests, illegal logging is now a massive criminal enterprise, rivaling the illegal drug trade and robbing developing nations of up to $US15 billion in revenues annually.
Environment  (tags: crime, illegal logging, Third World, pollution, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, nature, world, forests, ecosystems, protection )

- 1970 days ago -
International organized crime networks earn billions of dollars every year from illegal logging. A new World Bank report suggests that if authorities really want to save the forests, they should follow the money.
Chile: Massive Forest Fire Ravages Torres Del Paine Park
Environment  (tags: crime, fire, arson, destruction, conservation, environment, nature, forests, wildlife, protection, animals, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, corruption, animals, wildlife )

- 2056 days ago -
The authorities in Chile have closed one of the country's most popular national parks as a massive forest fire continues to rage through the area.Officials said more than 85 sq km (21,000 acres) are destroyed, suspected "human negligence" triggered the fi
OUTRAGEOUS! Assassinations of Environmentalists Continue in Brazil's Amazon, Deforestation Rises
Environment  (tags: crime, murder, activists, environmental activists, Brazil, politics, humans, protection, ecosystems, environment, world )

- 2270 days ago -
A community leader in the Brazilian Amazon was slain Friday just three days after two environmentalists were killed in a neighboring state,
ACTION ALERT: Don't Let Big Oil Off the Hook for the Gulf Spill ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: big oil, oil spills, habitat destruction, pollution, gulf spill, crime, destruction, protection )

- 2310 days ago -
One year ago an explosion ripped through the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico--devastating countless lives and an entire ecosystem. Today, big oil companies involved in the disaster are exploiting legal loopholes to get off the hook
ALASKA's Fish and Game Officials Sink to New Low With Bear Snaring
Environment  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness )

- 2503 days ago -
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has sunk to a new procedural and, I believe, ethical low in its bear snaring proposals for the upcoming special Board of Game meeting Oct. 8-12 in Anchorage. By attempting to classify black bears as "furbearers"
Top Officials Busted in Amazon Logging Raids, But Political Patronage May Set Them Free
Environment  (tags: crime, environment, world, Amazon, rainforest destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, ecosystems, destruction, humans, politics, wildlife )

- 2592 days ago -
After two years of investigations, the Brazilian Federal Police arrested some of the most important politicians and authorities for illegal logging in the Amazon

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