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TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand California's Leaders Get Kid-Harming Pesticides Off the Table
Environment  (tags: pesticides, children, law, development, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 37 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Children's developing brains and nervous systems can be harmed by exposure to certain pesticides--even at the very low levels commonly found on food
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 55 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: dissent, acitvism, India, law, overdevelopment, development, govenrmentecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, radia-active, protection, world )

Cal
- 72 days ago - theecologist.org
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised,
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 151 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Neil Young Blasts Canada's Leaders, Big Oil for 'Killing' First Nations
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Neil oung, First Nations, development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 245 days ago - hollywoodreporter.com
"The blood of these people are on modern Canada's hands," said the veteran rocker, who will perform benefit concerts to mount a legal challenge against Alberta's tar sands development.
Over 100 Scientists Warn Ecuadorian Congress Against Oil Development in Yasuni
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, government, development, ethics, politics, world, society, news, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 346 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Over 100 scientists have issued a statement to the Ecuadorian Congress warning that proposed oil development and accompanying roads in Yasuni National Park will degrade its "extraordinary biodiversity."
Loose Laws Threaten Australia's Wildlife
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, development, world, nature, humans )

Cal
- 370 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Throughout the country, the national parks and reserves that protect these unique animals and ecosystems have come under increasing threat. New rules and relaxed regulations, which bolster immediate economic growth, are putting pressure on Australia's
Should Norway Trade Fjords for Oil?
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, development, oil drilling, Norway, world, protection, nature, destruction, conservation, wildlife, pollution )

Cal
- 371 days ago - globalpost.com
Potential riches offshore have turned this tranquil archipelago into a battleground for the future of Norway's oil wealth.
NEW ZEALAND: Allison Jones: Estuarine Marinas a Ticking Slime Bomb
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, New Zealand, development, nature, destruction, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 388 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
As developers gear up to sell berths at the controversial Sandspit marina new research casts fresh doubt on the wisdom of building marinas in heavily-silting estuaries.
VIETNAM: Phu Quoc Island: Trouble in Paradise
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, government, development, ethics, politics, world, society, news, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 444 days ago - theecologist.org
Local communities rely heavily on the ocean to provide food, but it is becoming increasingly polluted.
Biofuel Project in Kenya Ignites Land, Environmental Disputes
Environment  (tags: energy, biofuel, native rights, Afrian land grab, displacement, development, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, ecosystems, destruction, humans, green, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 446 days ago - latimes.com
Foreign firms seeking land in Africa for biofuel crops run into opposition from communities and environmental activists despite promising jobs and development.
Diamond Mining Could Push Angola's Antelope to Extinction
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, humans, development, overdevelopment, antelope, ecosystems, environment, destruction, animals, nature, politics, world )

Cal
- 452 days ago - ipsnews.net
Environmental campaigners are urging the Angolan government to halt plans to mine diamonds inside a national reserve that is home to the world's last wild population of a rare antelope, the Giant Sable.
An Economic Boom in Turkey Takes a Toll on Marine Life
Environment  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 453 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The development-at-any-cost policies of Turkish Prime Minister Recip Tayyip Erdogan -- a key factor behind the protests and clashes in Istanbul's Taksim Square -- are also playing a role in the steady decline of the nation's porpoises, dolphins, and other
San Antonio Sprawl Threatens Famed Bat Cave
Environment  (tags: world, environment, destruction, development, green, government, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 459 days ago - mnn.com
A San Antonio developer plans to build a nearly 4,000-home subdivision adjacent to a protected reserve that's the seasonal residence of the world's largest bat colony.
In Landmark Ruling, Indonesia's Indigenous People Win Right to Millions of Hectares of Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, development, destruction of naturnative rights, indigenous peoples rights, politics, Idle No More Movement, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, politics, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, news, world, protection, nature )

Cal
- 484 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a landmark ruling, Indonesia's Constitutional Court has invalidated the Indonesian government's claim to millions of hectares of forest land, potentially giving indigenous and local communities the right to manage their customary forests
 

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