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Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - latimes.com
Concern is mounting about dwindling water supplies across Iran, from the densely populated, smog-ridden capital and its parched suburbs to provincial towns and cities to far-flung corners of the nation, much of which is desert
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect National Park From Mining Road - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
Stop a mining access road proposed to cut through Alaska's prized wilderness
Canadian Environmentalist, David Suzuki On The War On Climate Scientists   video
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Change Denial, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, globalwarming )

Betsy
- 7 hours ago - youtube.com
David Suzuki, CC OBC, zoologist, is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki focus is on oceans, sustainable fishing, climate change and clean energy.
Watch the 1,274-Square-Mile Aral Sea Dry Up Before Your Eyes
Environment  (tags: water mismanagment, water, protection, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - takepart.com
These satellite images show how drought and water diversions have killed what was the world's fourth-largest lake.
UK Government Says Never Mind What People Want, Let's Frack
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack iswhck, UK<, world, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Following a nearly three-month public comment period in which more than 90 percent of the comments were opposed, the UK government announced it will go ahead with a plan to allow fracking beneath homes without the owners' permission.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAY NO to Offshore Drilling on South Carolina's Pristine Coast
Environment  (tags: oil drilliing, ecosystems, environment, destruction, energy, pollution, oceans, politics, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - change.org
Sign this petition to tell Gov. Haley, Sen. Scott, & Sen. Graham "NO TO OFFSHORE DRILLING".
SOUTH AFRICA: Nature Reserve Will Preserve Succulents
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, FLORA, flora, world, GoodNews, climate-change )

Cal
- 1 day ago - environment.einnews.com
This botanical hot spot has 1 500 plant species, of which 190 are endemic. Of these, 155 are threatened with extinction, and are believed to be particularly vulnerable to climate change.
Ice Sheets Will Be Melting, and Raising Seas, for Centuries to Come
Environment  (tags: melting ice sheets, climate-change, climatechange, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, oceans, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Ice sheets are nature's freight trains: tough to start moving, even harder to stop.
US Homeland Security Moves to Tackle Climate Change Risks
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, water, Homeland Security, environment, ecosystems, climatechange, CO2emissions, oceans, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official.
In Florida Fracking Sham, Legislature Pushes ALEC's Chemical Disclosure Bill -
Environment  (tags: ALEC, fracking, sham, legislation, frack is whack, pollution, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water )

Cal
- 3 days ago - occupy.com
Florida may soon become the fourth state with a law on the books enforcing hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") chemical disclosure. Unfortunately, the folks at ExxonMobil wrote the pending legislation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Activist Group for Massive Climate Action - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, activism protection, ecosystems, environment, humans, GoodNews, world, nature, climate-change )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
The group of passionate individuals started in Los Angeles, California, and is headed for Washington, DC, 3,000 miles away. Its goal is to inspire the American people, elected leaders, and citizens of the world to act now and help the earth as every ecosy
TAKE ACTION: Tell USDA NOT To Release GMO Moths
Environment  (tags: GMO, GMO moths, GMO insects, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, research )

Linda
- 3 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
The USDA wants to approve a 3 yr. open air field trial which will release 14 MILLION GMO moths created in a lab to destroy pests in cauliflower and broccoli fields. Sign the petition to tell USDA more assessment of environmental impacts is needed first!
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
A Deathtrap for Wildlife: Stop Thailand's Forest Highway
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 3 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Most of Thailand's forests have vanished over the past decades. And now, the government is planning to clear a broad swathe through a UNESCO World Heritage Site to expand a highway.
 

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