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Sea Level Rise Is Projected to Displace 13 Million in the United States By 2100
Environment  (tags: rising sea levels, climate-change, development, safety, planning, environment, ecosystems, destruction, world, politics, oceans )

- 71 days ago -
The number of people who could be displaced in US coastal regions due to rising sea levels this century as a result of climate change is much higher than previously thought, with more than 13 million Americans at risk with a 6-foot rise including 6 milli
AUSTRALIA: Melbourne's Western Grasslands: Going, Going...
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, development, politics, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, world )

- 96 days ago -
Although about 99% of Victoria's volcanic plains grasslands have been destroyed by development, some outstanding remnants of this unique ecosystem persist, especially on the western fringes of Melbourne
Green Power or Green Countryside? Iceland's Energetic Debate
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Iceland, development, ecosystems, energy, world )

- 143 days ago -
Plans to expand Iceland's energy production are running into opposition from those who say the new power sources, though renewable, would mar the country's beauty.
The Koala in the Coal Mine
Environment  (tags: animals, world, wildlife, protection, development, mining interests, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 176 days ago -
Australian farmers are fighting to stop an enormous coal mine from destroying their way of life and the habitat of an iconic animal that is disappearing as the climate grows hotter.
Superhighway Construction Surges Forward in Nigeria
Environment  (tags: wildlife, world, development, africa, environment, destruction, animals, ecosystems, endangered, protection, humans )

- 189 days ago -
Critics say the controversial project will destroy sensitive habitat in a nearby national park.
Property Developers Want to Ruin Virginia Woolf's Famous Lighthouse
Environment  (tags: preservation, development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, politics )

- 195 days ago -
The lighthouse that inspired Virginia Woolf's classic modernist novel To the Lighthouse may soon disappear from view, if developers have their way.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NEW YORK: Leave Nyack's Waterfront Zoning Alone
Environment  (tags: preservation, development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, green, government )

- 198 days ago -
Preserving the local character of our local towns should take precedence over constant pressures to develop every last inch of property. The current zoning, the result of Nyack's previous experiences with waterfront development, should be kept intact to
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Threatened Bird From Shellfish Industry Expansion
Environment  (tags: animals, healthconditions, protection, development )

- 237 days ago -
Protect a threatened seabirdâEUR(TM)s habitat and food supply from new commercial oyster farms.
AUSTRALIA: Larrakia People Divided Over Development Plan for Indigenous Land in Darwin
Environment  (tags: politics, world, development, indigenous rights, aboriginal rights, environment, ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 247 days ago -
Darwin's Larrakia people are deeply divided over plans to develop the first piece of urban land ever returned to an Indigenous community.
Indigenous Rama Among 15,000 Protesting Nicaragua Canal
Environment  (tags: activism, development, indigneous rights, environment, destruction, world, ecosystems, politics, green )

- 262 days ago -
As the machinery moves forward and begins carving a trough bisecting Nicaragua for a controversial canal, the indigenous Rama have been joined in their opposition by legions of others against the project.
Tar Sands in Utah? Oil Industry Comes Knocking at Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, tar sands, development, energyindustry, indigenous rights, wildlife, conservation, animals )

- 269 days ago -
As scientific researchers continue to press for a reduction in oil sands development across North America, tribes such as the Uinta Ouray Ute Tribe could face hard decisions as oil sands development comes knocking.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Oppose Proposal for Lengthy and Invasive Gas Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, DEVELOPMENT, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 278 days ago -
Known as the Mountain Valley Pipeline, this line will run from northwestern West Virginia to southern Virginia through the coveted Appalachian Mountains. Many locals are concerned for their land, the Greenbrier River, and the lovely, hilly terrain.
Campaigners Resist Destruction of Istanbul Forests and Wetlands for Airport Megaproject
Environment  (tags: activism, ecological destruciton, development, Turkey, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, nature, humans, government, green )

- 304 days ago -
Destruction of 76 square kilometres of forests, lakes and farmland is proceeding north of Istanbul for the city's third airport. Campaigners in Istanbul are resisting construction of the city's third airport.
Indigenous People in Brazil's Amazon --Crushed By the Belo Monte Dam?
Environment  (tags: development, Amazon, indigenous rights, dams, protection, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 314 days ago -
Ethnocide, the new accusation leveled against the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, brings to light deeper underlying aspects of the conflicts and controversies unleashed by megaprojects in BrazilâEUR(TM)s Amazon rainforest.

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