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Fracked Off - Natural Gas Victims Flee Colorado's Toxic Air
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, protection, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, politics, nature, government )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Lives and health are being ruined by pollution from taxpayer-subsidized gas wells, flaring and refining plants, while property values collapse.
7 GIFs That Will Convince You Just How Scary the Drought in the West Is
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, global warming, destruction )

Teresa
- 18 hours ago - takepart.com
From a popular skiing spot to the largest man-made reservoir in North America, these before-and-after photos show why we need to save water.
OP-ED: Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, research )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - motherjones.com
Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.
Backroom Deals or Sunshine on the Gulf's Restoration?
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, BP disaster )

Sara
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell the Chair of the RESTORE Council, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, to say no to backroom deals, and yes to public engagement, transparency and sunshine on the Gulf's restoration.
More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
'A Global Tragedy' in the Making? Thailand Plans Highway Expansion Through World Heritage Site
Environment  (tags: world, protection, nature, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
The plans to expand Highway 304 fly in the face of UNESCO requirements mandating the Thai government make existing roads more ecologically sound.
Stop the Strip Mining of the World's Biggest Wild Salmon Habitat
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, Salom, bear, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bristol Bay is more than just a pristine slice of Alaskan wilderness. It's the last remaining wild salmon habitat in North America, supporting more than 42% of the world's salmon population.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Oppose the Toxic Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, corporate greed, world, pollution, protection, conservation, forests, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For more than a decade, mining companies have been fighting to establish a massive, open-pit mine at the headwaters of the greatest sockeye salmon fishery in the world: Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Corporations From Illegally Destroying a National Park in Borneo- ForceChange
Environment  (tags: corporate abuse, mininginterests, greed, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Although the Indonesian government has chosen to impose a temporary moratorium on the deforestation of their country's rainforests, corporations continue to illegally raze the ground at Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. A palm oil company is tearing
Authorities Stop 'Greatest Destroyers of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A criminal organization involved in the illicit deforestation of large portions of Brazil's forests has been stopped.
UK Supermarkets Told to Wake Up to GMO Environmental Damage
Environment  (tags: world, europe, GMO's, damageecosystems, destruction )

Rose
- 3 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
GeneWatch UK called on supermarkets Wednesday to wake up to the environmental harm caused by genetically modified (GM) animal feed, imported from North and South Americ
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise the state of Oregon for blocking a proposed plan to ship more coal to China
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
- 4 days 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
- 5 days 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.
 

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