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Frack Waste Investigation Launched By Pennsylvania Congressman
Environment  (tags: reghulations, fracking, frack is whack, politics, investigation, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, protection )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - ecowatch.com
Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright, a first-term Democrat, has opened an investigation into how toxic wastes from fracking are regulated.
A Southern Town Struggles to Survive Four Years After the Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Environment  (tags: politics, BP OilSpill, recovery, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - takepart.com
Bayou La Batre, Alabama's seafood capital, remains battered by the United States' worst oil spill
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Dirty Energy
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, destruction, environment, ecosystems, government, politics )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Today, America has NO NATIONAL LIMITS on carbon pollution from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants--the largest source of carbon pollution in our country.
Destroyed Habitat, Fewer Resources, Ebola: The Many Repercussions of Liberia's Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, animals, destruction, conservation, endangered, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
West African country lost 4.4 percent of forests in 12 years, new incentives may help stymie future destruction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Health Canada -- Reject Bayer's Risky New Pesticide to Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, pesticides, die-offs, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, nature, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
If approved, this new pesticide will likely wreak further havoc on our bees -- which are already dying in record numbers. Last winter, almost 30 percent of Canada's bee colonies were devastated,
Draw the Line on Alaska's Cruel Hunts
Environment  (tags: Alaska, wolves, bears, moose, caribou, National Park Service, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action -- tell the National Park Service you fully support its new rules to protect wildlife and defend the natural character of our national preserves.
Threat to Rivers as Hydropower Gets Set for Global Boom
Environment  (tags: rivers, biodiversity, hydropower, dam building, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists predict a doubling in production of renewable energy from hydropower over the next 20 years, but building new dams will have a damaging effect on some of the world's major rivers.
Towering Ambition to Help Protect Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, Amazon )

Cal
- 1 day ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A new 325-metre observatory soaring above the Amazonian tree canopy will capture vital data on how climate change is impacting on a delicate environment that is also under threat from encroachment by lawless urban settlements.
Oil Spill in Stockholm's Scenic Archipelago
Environment  (tags: oil spill, water, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, oceans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thelocal.se
A ship carrying around 52 tonnes of oil is reported to have crashed in Stockholm's archipelago, with some of its cargo leaking into the Baltic sea.
OP-ED: Latin American Progressives and Environmental Duplicity
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, government, world, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
What governments must do, now more than ever, is decisively leave resources in the ground, reject mining projects...
Will Falling Gas Prices Be Bad for the Climate?
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, falling oil prices, climate, climate-change, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - grist.org
Oil prices are dropping, and while that might seem like good news for drivers, it could be bad news for our climate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Ensure a Future for Polar Bears
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, wildlife, world, politics, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Polar bears can't walk to the climate change talks in Lima this December to ask for help. You can speak up for them by signing our Petition for Polar Bears.
The Philippines: Stop the Palm Oil Rush in Palawan
Environment  (tags: oil palm plantations, biodiversity, water resources, ecological sustainability, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protecti )

Sara
- 2 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The proposal to convert further 8 million hectares of Philippine soil into oil palm plantations made headlines across the country and shed a harsh light on how Philippine authorities imagine their country's development.
Five Things That Are Still Broken Two Years After Superstorm Sandy
Environment  (tags: rebuilding, politics, red tape, Hurricane Sandy, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - motherjones.com
The disastrous hurricane hit two years ago this week. But red tape has made rebuilding painfully slow.
A Parched Farm Town Is Sinking, and So Are Its Residents' Hearts
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, drought, Stratford Ca, habitat destruction, business, money, americans )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - msn.com
"There are so many people in the parade that it leaves about 20 people watching," Orton said, shaking with laughter. "And the next year, we do it again. This town has a way of holding on."
 

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