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Sign Our Petition to Nestlé ACTION
Environment  (tags: water, environment, ecosystems, destruction, drought, Nestle, plastic )

Nancy
- 319 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Currently, Nestlé has a permit through 2017 to take about 1.1 million litres of water per day from Hillsburgh, Ontario for its bottling operations in nearby Aberfoyle -- even during drought conditions while there are by-laws on water use for households.
Help Us End Power Plant Water Pollution! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: water, environment, ecosystems, destruction, drought, USAhabitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 262 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
We're 28 years past Congress' deadline and it is time to end the power plant industries' unlimited permit to pollute, which stands in the way of cleaning up our rivers, streams and lakes. Help us end Power Plant Water Pollution Today! Submit your comment
Extreme Drought Causes Environmental Crisis in Colombia
Environment  (tags: climate-change, world, weather, drought, Colombia, animals, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 11 days ago - ecowatch.com
A devastating drought has created an environmental crisis, threatening public health and killing more than 20,000 fish and animals in the Paz de Ariporo municipality of Casanare, Colombia.
Advocates Urge Supplemental Feeding of Bears (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: Dept. of Game and Fish, habitat destruction, climate, drought, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, nature, weather, wildlife, humans, nature )

Carrie
- 257 days ago - krqe.com
State wildlife officials say more than two dozen bears have been relocated and more than a dozen have been killed this summer after wandering into the metro-area, likely in search of food.
Megadrought in U.S. Southwest: A Bad Omen for Forests Globally
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, climate-change, drought, weather, forests, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, world, wildlife, Sustainabililty, protection, humans, globalwarming, climate )

Cal
- 301 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Scientists studying a prolonged and severe drought in the southwestern U.S. say that extensive damage done to trees in that region portends what lies in store as other forests worldwide face rising temperatures, diminished rainfall, and devastating fires.
Animal Advocates Say New Mexico's Bears Are Under Siege (TEXT and AUDIO)
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, drought, climate-change, forests, habitat, nature, wildlife, weather, humans )

Carrie
- 254 days ago - publicnewsservice.org
Bears in the Sandia Mountains are entering towns looking for food during the long New Mexico drought.
Parched
Environment  (tags: farm aid, drought, water necessity, globalwarming, farms, environment )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - farmaid.org
What the West shows us about our water future. Also,read the Farmer Hero profile of Tom Rogers, a farmer who shares his experience protecting water during California's awful drought. Link at end of article.
California Farmers Demand Fracking Moratorium
Environment  (tags: water, resource mangmeent, drought, California, fracking, frackis whack, government )

Cal
- 49 days ago - ecowatch.com
California farmers, grappling with a record drought that's parching their fields and livelihoods, call on Gov. Brown (D-CA) to place a moratorium on the water-intensive extreme oil and gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking
Tell Nestlé: Stop Bottling Ontario's Water Source During Drought Conditions.
Environment  (tags: water, world, environment, drought )

Teresa
- 318 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Demand that Nestlé stop commodifying everything in nature. Stop draining Ontario's watershed to bottle water.
Worst Drought in 30 Years Threatens Millions in Southern Africa With Food Insecurity
Environment  (tags: world, politics, africa, hunger, drought, children, death, ethics, Refugees&Relief, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 241 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Around 2 million people face food insecurity in northern Namibia and southern Angola as the worst regional drought in decades takes its toll, according to the UN.
Texas Passes $2 Billion Drought Fund, Putting Faith In Government To Secure Water Future
Environment  (tags: climate-change, drought, ecosystems, globalwarming, nature, politics, pollution, water, weather, Texas )

Kit
- 162 days ago - thinkprogress.org
On Tuesday, Texas voters handily passed a proposition that supported amending the constitution to invest $2 billion from the state's rainy day fund into a water bank to finance water planning projects.
Southern Africa: Northern Namibia Withers Under Severe Drought
Environment  (tags: climate-change, drought, starvation, healthconditions, humans, habitat )

Jill
- 239 days ago - thegreentimes.co.za
President Hifikepunye Pohamba declared the drought a national emergency on 17 May after an initial assessment found that 331,000 people were in need of food aid. That figure has since climbed to over 460,000 and continues to rise
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

Angelika
- 52 days ago - ecowatch.com
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
A Single Pot Plant Uses HOW Much Water?! --By Tom Philpott
Environment  (tags: water, conservation, climate-change, drought, Californiaecosystems )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - motherjones.com
"...marijuana's water consumption would not be such an issue," one environmental watchdog told the Press Democrat. And in dry years like this one, at least some pot fields could be fallowed, leaving more water for wildlife."
   

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