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The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
'Most Endangered' River in the Nation
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The organization American Rivers has distinguished the San Joaquin River of California with the dubious title of "most endangered" river in the nation.
Keystone XL - Who Needs It? We Got a Railroad!
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, rail transportof tar sands bitumen, tar sands, oil inducstry, politics, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
If you're a tar sands industry executive, this is your light-bulb moment: Who needs the Keystone XL headache when you can bypass the controversy entirely using existing rail lines?
Can It Be Stopped? Ghana's Forests 'Could Completely Disappear in Less Than 25 Years'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, nature, trees, animals, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
At its current rate of forest loss, a study estimates that Ghana could be devoid of major forest cover in less than a quarter-century.
AUSTRALIA: Baird Government Sacrifices Wombats in Quest for Woodchips
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, deforestationhabitat, pollution, wildlife, animals, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, protection, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - independentaustralia.net
Glenbog forest is being logged, seemingly with little or no care being paid to the noble womba
A Massive Acid Spill in Mexico Has Turned This River Red and Toxic
Environment  (tags: water, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takepart.com
A leak near the U.S. border leaves 20,000 people without water.
Hard Facts About Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - onearth.org
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future--or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand the End to Pollution and Revival of the Isipingo River, KZN, South Africa
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, water, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The municipality blames that ageing infrastructure for the burst pipe, but it is the very same municipality that does not maintain the infrastructure in Isipingo. Fish have died in the thousands and recently the surrounding beaches have been deemed unsafe
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let NY Pave Paradise For a Mall
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Public land belongs to everyone, right? So why is New York State giving away prime parkland for mall construction?
Jet Stream Changes Driving Extreme Weather Linked Again To Global Warming, Arctic Ice Loss
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, weather )

Kit
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
California is suffering through its worst drought on record, while the East Coast sees off-the-charts flooding. Both types of extremes are worsened by global warming as scientists have explained for decades.
Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region!
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, animals, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 3 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Tell President Obama to protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain region and save the wildlife, environment and local businesses that rely on it to survive!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the World's Most Prolific Wild Salmon Fishery
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, animals, Bristol Bay, ecosystems, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 4 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
A mining corporation wants to build a monstrous open pit copper/gold mine at the headwaters of Alaska's Bristol Bay - home to the largest and most productive wild salmon runs on Earth.
Satellite Map Shows Fracking Flares in Texas and North Dakota Equal to Greenhouse Emissions From 1.5 Million Cars
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
Earthworks, a nonprofit which works to protect communities from the impacts of mineral and fossil fuel extraction and promote sustainable energy development, has released a new report showing that the flaring of natural gas waste in just two shale plays,
Invasive Species Worsen Damage From Hawaii's Storms
Environment  (tags: fauna, invasive species, ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Damage from Hurricane Iselle, which recently battered Hawaii's Big Island, was exacerbated by invasion of non-native tree species
ACTION ALERT: Protect Appalachia's Streams and Rivers From Mountaintop Removal Mining Pollution! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans )

Simone
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Before the blasting begins, and long after the blasting stops, mountaintop removal poisons water in Appalachian communities.
 

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