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Australia's Partnership With An Indian Mining Giant Could Destroy the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: mininginterests, destruction, Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef coastline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - news.vice.com
Abbot Point is located about 15 miles northwest of Bowen on the coast of Queensland -- right next to the Great Barrier Reef. The fragile marine habitat contains the world's largest coral reef system
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocean Habitat From Destructive Fishing Gear
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, fishing practivces, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - change.org
For decades, several important ocean areas off the coast of New England have been protected from destructive fishing gear--areas that are essential habitat for a variety of marine species, from cod to whales.
Save Old-Growth Forest From Logging
Environment  (tags: logging, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and join the fight to save these irreplaceable and indispensible trees from logging, which could easily be carried out in second-growth forests instead.
Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: threateningparadise, oil drilling, oil drilling leases, environment, ecosystems, conservation, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - npr.org
An oil rig now floats offshore in one of Europe's top winter beach destinations -- Spain's Canary Islands.
New Mexico Nuclear Waste Accident a 'Horrific Comedy of Errors' That Exposes Deeper Problems
Environment  (tags: humans, healthconditions, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Last February's explosion at the WIPP dump for long-lived intermediate-level nuclear waste from the US's nuclear weapons program remains unexplained,
Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule
Environment  (tags: pollution, laws, US< protection, politics, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new draft proposed rule on Tuesday to tighten already-existing restrictions on ground-level ozone pollution, the main ingredient of urban smog.
Polluting Industries Say Sky Is Falling as EPA Proposes Stronger Ozone Standards
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, pollution, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
These days we hear a lot about greenhouse gases--carbon and methane--and not so much about ozone. B
How Oil Ate the Heart of North Dakota
Environment  (tags: greed, pollution, habitat, fracking Bakken, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - grist.org
Nothing completes a quiet morning drinking coffee and reading the paper like a multi-part investigative saga of pollution and the fracking boom in North Dakot
'Fake Environmentalists' Battle for Istanbul's Last Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, preservation, city space, green, TUrkey, protection, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Another battle for one of Istanbul's increasingly rare green spaces is raging
Activist/Author Generates $300,000+ in Fight Against TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
TransCanada's hopes that its proposed Energy East pipeline to carry Alberta tar sands bitumen oil across the Canadian continent for export could escape the negative attention and backlash that has blocked its Keystone XL pipeline
End Shell's Arctic Dreams ACTION
Environment  (tags: Shell, Arctic drilling, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, water, habitat destruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Shell has been trying, and failing, to drill in the Arctic for eight years. Most recently, Shell's made a request to the US government to extend its lease to drill for another 5 years.
5 Eco-Resorts That Are Helping Save Their Communities
Environment  (tags: eco-tourism, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, animals, habitat, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takepart.com
These destinations aren't just preserving the environment for tourists.
Nigeria: Shell's False Oil Spill Claims Exposed in Court
Environment  (tags: legal proceedings, Shelll lawsuit against Shell innigeria, pollution, protection, healthconditions, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
A London court has forced Shell to disclose documents about its pipelines and oils spills in Nigeria
'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
a new report released by Environmental Working Group (EWG) located 261 "monster" wells that consumed between 10 and 25 million gallons of water to drill each well
From Briny Wastewater to Fracked Oil: Bakken Saturated With Spills, NYT Finds
Environment  (tags: pollution, oil spills, Bakken, Bakken Shale, ecosystems, environment, destruction, energy, water, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In recent years, as the boom really exploded, the number of reported spills, leaks, fires and blowouts has soared, with an increase in spillage that outpaces the increase in oil production, an investigation by The New York Times found
 

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