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TAKE ACTION NOW! Preserve Pebble Bay--Help Save One of America's Greatest Natural Treasures
Environment  (tags: Pebble Bay, proposed oil drilling, mining interests, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, wildlife, politics, nature, animals, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, conservation )

Cal
- 5 days ago - change.org
The proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay wilderness may be the worst corporate assault on America's natural heritage that no one's ever heard of.
Yakama Nation Tells DOE to Clean Up Nuclear Waste
Environment  (tags: pollution, nuclear waste, clean-up, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Department of Energy (DOE), politicians and CEOs were discussing how to warn generations 125,000 years in the future about the radioactive waste at Hanford Nuclear Reservation, considered the most polluted site in the U.S., when Native American anti-n
Go Wild for National Park Week: April 19-27
Environment  (tags: national parks, environment, ecotourism, biodiversity, wildlife, protection, habitat, ecosystems, environment, politics, nature )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation host National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage. This year National Park Week--technically nine days--is scheduled for April 19-27.
An Ecosystem of Our Own Making Could Pose a Threat
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, water, pollution, plastic pollution, bacteria, bacterial contamination, environment, destruction, oceans )

Cal
- 6 days ago - latimes.com
The plastisphere, a marine ecosystem that starts with bacteria on particles of discarded plastic, is drawing increasing attention. Scientists fear it might host pathogens and leach dangerous chemicals.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CLOSE THE INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN NEW YORK
Environment  (tags: Indian Point, Close Indian Poitn, Hell No We won't Glow, nuclear waste, lack of security, NRC, nuclear power, no nukes, pollution, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, nature )

Cal
- 5 days ago - credomobilize.com
Less than 50 miles from New York City--There are about 2700 metric tons of high level nuclear waste being stored on-site, most of it in vulnerable fuel pools in warehouse-type buildings, not containment structures like the reactors themselves.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Our Redwoods From Poachers - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: redwood trees, destruction, conservation, trees, environment, ecosystems, humans, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Burl poaching is a growing threat to the survival of the majestic, old growth redwood trees living in our Redwood National and State Parks. More and more people are illegally carving burls from redwoods for some quick cash, threatening the ancient trees'
A History of Earth Day
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, April 22, history, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 4 days ago - history.com
Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Penguins From the Effects of Climate Change
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, penguins, endangered, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, oceans, ecosystems, destruction, climate )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Changing temperatures affect everything from the birds' habitat to their food supply. In Adélie penguins' habitat of far northern Antarctica, extremely warm air temperatures are causing the sea ice that they rely on to melt, forcing them to move farther s
Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
EPA Gives BP 'Get Out of Jail Free Card' on 4th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: BP, BP oil disster, EPA, corruption, world, nature, ecosystems, government, environment, destruction, conservation, energy, wildlife, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
The EPA ruled that the corporation could start bidding on lucrative new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico after having been suspended from doing any new business with the government ever since the accident.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP BAN OIL DRILLING IN THE ARCTIC!
Environment  (tags: Robeert Redford, BP Oil Spill, arctic, driling in the arctic, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. We must not let the Arctic become Big Oil's next victim
IPCC Findings: Create 'Age of Renewables'... Or Pay Higher Price Later
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 5 days ago - commondreams.org
'The longer we wait, the costlier it will be': IPCC's latest climate assessment makes it perfectly clear that solutions to crisis exist, but political atrophy spells doom.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Forests of Tasmania From Destruction
Environment  (tags: world, environment, Tasmania, politics, habitat, ecosystems, mining interests )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tasmanian Premier elect, Will Hodgman, has openly declared war on the environment.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, ecosystems, environment, green, conservation, nature, GoodNews )

Cal
- 2 days ago - nanuet.patch.com
Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
Is Aru Safe? Indonesia Suspends Plan to Clear Half the Islands' Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, forests, deforestation, world, humans, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to clear half of Aru's forest cover for sugar cane has been suspended, but the island paradise is still not safe from large-scale deforestation
 

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