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TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Mining Companies Take Northern Europe's Last Wilderness!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, government, politics, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
Climate Change Threatens Half of America's Bird Species, New Study Finds
Environment  (tags: endangered, wildlife, birds, habitat loss, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - csmonitor.com
Out of 588 species studied, 314 species could lose more than half their current range, according to a new study by the National Audubon Society. And 126 of the 314 species have nowhere else to go.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Forests and Wildlife of Tasmania From the Chainsaws of Logging Companies
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, protection, ecosystems, greedy logging companies, govenrement, green )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
More than 400,000 hectares of protected native forest in Tasmania is to be opened-up for logging after the Tasmanian government repealed the state's forestry peace deal, which ended a 30-year battle between environmentalists and loggers.
Illegal Tropical Deforestation Driven Globally By "Agro-Conversion"
Environment  (tags: defostation, deforestation, world, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 50 percent of tropical deforestation to make room for commercial agriculture between 2000 and 2012 was done so illegally.
Congo: Africa's Oldest National Park Under Violent Attack By UK Oil Company
Environment  (tags: energy, intimidation, protected areas, oil exploration, politics, violence, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, animals, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
UK oil company Soco is waging a war of violence and intimidation against those opposing its plans to drill for oil in Virunga national park,
World's Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, wildlife, politics, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
- The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost - and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
Elephants Pay the Price for Palm Oil in Malaysian Borneo, Impact May Reach Far Beyond Reported Kills
Environment  (tags: palm oil, killing, elephants, world, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Malaysian Borneo, no one can be sure how many elephants have lost their lives in recent years as palm plantations encroach further and further into the rainforest.
Malaysian Palm Oil Chief Misleads on Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation. world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One of Malaysia's top palm oil officials has once again misled the public on the state of forests in Malaysia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: oil trains, danger, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend the Cousteau Society for their plan to restore the environment of Easter Island by planting over one million trees
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Prevent An Oil-Fueled Tragedy in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: polar bears, wildlife, oil drilling, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Polar bears and hundreds of other majestic creatures depend on a healthy Arctic Ocean for survival, but their habitat is at risk. The federal government continues to move toward offshore oil drilling in this wild and wonderful environment
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump For Fracking
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
What's more, oil companies have EPA permission to discharge up to 9 billion gallons of fracking wastewater into the ocean off California's coast -- as though it's a dump instead of a cherished home for all kinds of rare and vulnerable wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CONSUMERS, world, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The continued overseas demand for agricultural commodities like palm oil, beef, soy and wood products has contributed to the rapid deforestation of tropical climates
'Vanishing World' Explores the Realities of Climate Refugees
Environment  (tags: climate refugees, world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, climate-change, climate, climatechange, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
Marianne Hougen-Moraga from Denmark explores in her short film Vanishing World--part of the Action4Climate video competition--how people from the remote Alaskan village of Newtok are directly affected by climate change
TAKE ACTION NOW! OceanaGold Is Suing El Salvador for Protecting Its Water Against Toxic Mines
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, mining intersts, water pollution, El Salvador, OceanaGold, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 6 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Most rivers in El Salvador are contaminated -- mining is likely to deplete the remaining water
 

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