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The Last Best Place No More: Massive Deforestation Destroying Prime Chimp Habitat in Uganda
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, deforestation, destruction, animals, wildlife, world, humans, government, ecosystems )

Cal
- 16 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Prime chimpanzee habitat is gone --Global Forest Watch data shows at least 20 percent of the forest cover along the Kafu River in western Uganda has disappeared since 2001
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Acid Fracking in the Everglades - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: acid fracking, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, destruction, pollution, protection, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
Citizens and county officials are fighting the use of acid fracking near the Florida Everglades. While acid fracking has been used before in the state, it has never been used this close to the national park
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Anti-Environmentalists From Blasting Pollutants Into Air - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, selfish jackasses, morons, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
According to an article in Vocativ magazine, a community of men has taken it upon themselves to purposefully pour pollutants into the air. The men involved in this "pollution pageantry" have attracted thousands of followers on social media by spending tho
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reprimand Energy Company for Deliberate Pollution - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, corporate dumping, water pollution, pollution, world, humans, healthconditions, wildlife )

Cal
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
North Carolina's Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, is under fire by environmentalist groups after aerial surveillance photos revealed that the company was illegally and deliberately dumping over 61 mill
ExxonMobil's New Guinea Nightmare
Environment  (tags: protection, destruction, environment, Exxonmobil, corproate greed, mining intersts, energy companies, disaster, endeforestation, ecosystems, world, politics, energy, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, green, government, nature )

Cal
- 13 days ago - thenation.com
How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Vote No on the "No More National Parks" Bill
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, politics, protection, national parks, pending legislation, acitivsm, conservation )

Cal
- 13 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
An outrageous House bill threatens to severely undermine the Antiquities Act, which was first signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt to protect special places as national monuments. Demand that your member of Congress vote NO on H.R. 1459.
Company Seeks Barge Dock Permit for Shipping Fracking Wastewater
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, frack waste, frack waste transport, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, water, habitat, government )

Cal
- 14 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ohioans are shocked to stumble on a new proposal by GreenHunter, a Texas-based fracking wastewater company, to build a barge off-loading facility on the Ohio River in Meigs County. Barging of liquid frack waste has not been approved by the U.S. Coast Guar
TAKE ACTION NOW! Peru: Don't Licence Soldiers and Police to Kill Environmental Protesters
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISTS, SAFETY, PERU, LAW, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, world, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 23 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Laws recently passed in Peru exempt members of the armed forces and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injury or death to environmental protesters.
Syngenta Seeks Exemption From Neonicotinoid Ban
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoid, EU ban on neonicotinoid, s Syngenta, bees, die-offs, environments, ecosystems, politics, BigPharma, corruption, corporate, business )

Cal
- 16 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
When Europe approved a 2-year precautionary ban on neonicotinoid use for flowering crops, bee advocates cheered. Syngenta is applying on behalf of British farmers for an emergency exemption for limited use of neonicotinoids:
Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Denounce Official's Support for Fracking in UK National Parks
Environment  (tags: world, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, pollution, protection, politics )

Cal
- 23 days ago - forcechange.com
Denounce Chris Smith for supporting fracking in the UK's national parks.Environmental groups such as Greenpeace worry that the government could auction off national parks to energy companies.
Dark Snow: From the Arctic to the Himalayas, the Phenomenon That Is Accelerating Glacier Melting
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pollution, black snow, glacial melting, ocean rise, climate-change, politics, oceans, healthconditions, nature, climatechange, climate, humans, world )

Cal
- 20 days ago - theguardian.com
Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat
 

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