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Invasive Species Worsen Damage From Hawaii's Storms
Environment  (tags: fauna, invasive species, ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather )

Cal
- 29 minutes 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
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Before the blasting begins, and long after the blasting stops, mountaintop removal poisons water in Appalachian communities.
Is Your Sunscreen Harming Dolphins and Whales?
Environment  (tags: animals, healthconditions, humans, sunscreens, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Researchers find that two common sunscreen ingredients are toxic to tiny animals that are a food source for fish and whales.
Running to Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work to Save Ugandan Reserve in the Midst of Massive Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, nature, politics, trees )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
10 Phenomenal Organizations Working to End Offshore Drilling
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, activism, offshore drilling, conservation )

Cal
- 1 day ago - onegreenplanet.org
Fortunately, many organizations are passionately working to ban offshore drilling. Read about ten of these organizations working to ban offshore drilling.
Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, animals, endangered, environment, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send an emergency message to the EPA telling them to stop the Pebble Mine. The Mount Polley disaster is a horrifying glimpse at what could be in store if the EPA fails to follow through with its proposal to block mega-mining in the Bristol Bay wilderness.
Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action
Environment  (tags: activism, activismenvironment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
more and more faith leaders are calling for divestment from fossil fuels. One of the most powerful advocates has been Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former South African Anglican Archbishop, Desmond Tutu, who recently called for an "anti-apartheid style b
Invisible Threat: Microplastic Contamination Discovered on Bottom of Sydney Harbour
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, microplastics, ecosystems, destruction, world, protection, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - abc.net.au
The bottom of Sydney Harbour has been contaminated by widespread microplastic pollution which could be entering the food chain, scientists say.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Bees From Monsanto's Chemicals and Crops - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, die-offs, pesticides, bees, pesticides in food and water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on the Secretary to uphold a judge's recent decision to revoke Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soy across Mexico on the grounds that such crops pose a great threat to bees
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
- 2 days 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
- 2 days 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)...
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 3 days 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
 

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