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U.S. Drought Exposes "Hydro-Illogical" Water Management
Environment  (tags: drought, United States, water management, agriculture, disaster, farmers, environment, destruction )

Naoko
- 1084 days ago - ipsnews.net
The historic drought withering much of the United States this summer has revealed a need for strategies to better manage water supplies that could remain under sever pressure both this year and in the longer term.
SPECIAL UPDATE Historic Conservation Victory in Hand as RESTORE Act Passes
Environment  (tags: House, Senate, RESTORE Act, Clean, Water, Act, penalties, BP, Deepwater, Horizon, disaster, Gulf Coast, Coastal, wetlandspolitics, world, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Reggie
- 1128 days ago - audubonaction.org
Today, the U.S. House and Senate have passed Audubon's highest legislative priority, the RESTORE Act, dedicating 80 percent of Clean Water Act penalties from the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster to Gulf Coast restoration.
Earth's Axial Tilt Has Shifted South Increasing Global Disasters
Environment  (tags: climate-change, global-warming, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, disaster, world, research, interesting, science, tech, space, astronomy, earth, climate, humans, government, nasa, noaa, concept, environment, destruction )

PinkMindy
- 1299 days ago - divulgence.net
Everyone can see the not-so-subtle changes occurring all around our planet and the world governments would like it very much if you could continue to ignore these events, therefore hoping you go about your daily business just as if nothing were going on!
ACTION ALERT: Force Exxon to Higher Standards to Prevent Further Oil Disasters! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: exxon, yellowstone river oil spill, disaster, enviornmental disaster, laws, legaliatoin, conservation )

Simone
- 1360 days ago - forcechange.com
On July 1, 2011, over 42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into Yellowstone River from a buried Exxon pipeline. Clean up costs are estimated for Exxon at a minimum of $135 million, with more in fines and lawsuits pending.
ACTION ALERT: President Barack Obama: Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: tragedy, destruction, disaster, keystone XL pipeline, enviornmental destruction, pollution, wildlife, government )

Simone
- 1361 days ago - change.org
A rupture in the Keystone XL pipeline could cause a BP style oil spill in America's heartland, over the source of fresh drinking water for 2 million people.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Brook Trout From Fracking Chemicals! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: george washington national forest, trout, threatened, wildife, environment fracking, disaster, destruction )

Simone
- 1433 days ago - online.nwf.org
Brook trout in the George Washington National Forest in Virginia depend on cold, clear water in unpolluted streams and are especially vulnerable to the pollution and development caused by hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking"
Oil Exploration Raised at IWC as Threat to Critically Endangered Whales
Environment  (tags: studies, evidence, IWC meeting, whales, marine mammals, threatened, oil exploration, disaster, habitatdestruction, humans )

Simone
- 1483 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Several governments attending the International Whaling Commission meeting say oil and gas development poses a grave threat to Western gray whales. Addressing the opening day of the 63rd annual IWC meeting, representatives raised concerns over
Is Evacuation Possible? Nuclear Industry With Outdated Evacuation Plans   video
Environment  (tags: Nuclear Power Plants, evacuation plans, Ft. Calhoun, Los Alamos, radiation, disaster )

Dandelion
- 1495 days ago - youtube.com
Two natural disasters threaten two nuclear facilities in heavily populated areas of Los Alamos, New Mexico and Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, United States.
Calls Escalate for a National Fracking Ban- PLEASE SIGN PETITION!
Environment  (tags: congress, ban, nationwide, fracking, environment, destruction, disaster, legalisation )

Simone
- 1510 days ago - news.change.org
America's early fracking frenzy has subsided into a rolling boil of controversy in states where the controversial natural gas drilling technique now threatens to expand its reach. Seeing the disaster that fracking has become in places like Texas and
ACTION ALERT: BAN PLASTIC BAGS NOW!!! - PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: environment, disaster, plastic bags, pollutions, wildlife, oceans, nature )

Simone
- 1543 days ago - petition2congress.com
The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) estimates that 380 billion plastic bags, sacks and wraps are consumed in the U.S. annually (that's over 1 billion per day with an annual cost to U.S. retailers of approximately $4 billion - which is passed on to
10 Most Destructive Tornadoes in U.S. History
Environment  (tags: Tornadoes, US, History, Disaster, Environment )

Anna
- 1560 days ago - onlinecertificateprograms.org
Tornadoes are one of nature's most devastating and frightening phenomena, and the American Great Plains are nicknamed "tornado alley" for a reason. Throughout American history, the American Midwest has been struck by some brutal tornadoes that have.......
ACTION ALERT: Congress: Heed the Lessons of Disaster ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: BP disaster, congress, disaster, destruction, habitatdestruction, conservation, wildlife )

Simone
- 1577 days ago - secure.defenders.org
Millions of barrels spilled, nearly 10,000 birds, sea turtles and other wildlife oiled or killed, 11 people dead and coastal economies still recovering. Have we learned any lessons from the devastation? Apparently not.
Stop the Next Offshore Oil Disaster ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, oil, disaster, habitat, nature, protection )

CherAway
- 1655 days ago - secure.defenders.org
The "Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling" has presented the results of its comprehensive, nonpartisan investigation of the worst environmental disaster in American history - revealing systemic and industry-wide missteps
Queensland Flooding: "Australia's Worst Natural Disaster"
Environment  (tags: disaster, queensland, australia, tragedy, deaths, devastation, destruction )

Simone
- 1663 days ago - sciblogs.co.nz
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard have called the recent flooding in Queensland the "worst natural disaster in our history". Three-quarters of the state of Queensland has been declared a disaster zone
Tsunami Live!!! (Amazing Videos)
Environment  (tags: tsunami, videos, disaster, waves, amazing )

Bosko
- 1665 days ago - theworldgeography.com
A tsunami or tidal wave is a series of water waves (called a tsunami wave train) caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, usually an ocean, but can occur in large lakes.
 

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