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'Stable' NE Greenland Ice Sheet Is Melting Away
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, glacial metl, Greenland, world, protection, weather, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 534 days ago - theecologist.org
A new study has found that the NE section of the Greenland ice sheet - thought to be stable due to the extreme cold - has been losing ice since 2006 with increasing speed
Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Kit
- 534 days ago - news.mongabay.com
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
Is the Amazon Heading Towards a 'Tipping Point' as a Carbon Sink?
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kit
- 534 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's largest rain forest is ravaged by deforestation and two recent droughts. If they continue, says one expert, the Amazon risks entering a period where it can no longer be relied upon to absorb more greenhouse gas emissions than it produces.
*Take Action* Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Petition, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 534 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell these major corporations that--for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests, peatlands, and endangered species--the time to act is now. Please sign the Petition!
Greenpeace Activists Arrested in French Nuclear Break-in
Environment  (tags: activism, environment, ecosystems, protection, humans, nature, energy )

Cal
- 534 days ago - reuters.com
French police arrested 34 Greenpeace activists on Tuesday who forced their way into a nuclear power plant operated by EDF in Fessenheim, eastern France, the company said.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend President Obama for Protecting Coastline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 534 days ago - forcechange.com
In keeping a promise made in his State of the Union address, President Obama recently expanded upon the California Coastline National Monument, adding to it the Mendocino coastline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Oil Exploration End in Congo's Gorilla Rich Virunga National Park
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, CORPORATE GREED, energy companies, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 534 days ago - ecoearth.info
Virunga is Africa's oldest national park and an UNESCO World Heritage site; and is home to a large population of wild gorillas, many other important wildlife species, primary rainforest ecosystems
Controversial Amazon Dams May Have Exacerbated Biblical Flooding
Environment  (tags: Amazon dams, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, weather, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, world )

Cal
- 536 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Critics of the dams say that the record flooding is likely the result of two causes: the dams and climate change.
Lakota Vow: 'Dead or in Prison Before We Allow the KXL Pipeline'
Environment  (tags: Lakota Sioux, resistance, XL Pipeline, indigneous rights, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 536 days ago - truth-out.org
For a nation whose land and sovereignty has been threatened for hundreds of years by U.S. politics, the Keystone XL pipeline is part of a long history of threats to the Lakota Nation - and to the earth itself.
Indonesian Sugar Company Poised to Destroy Half of Island Paradise's Forests
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, sugar cane, biodiversity, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 536 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An Indonesian plantation company may be preparing to destroy up to half of the natural forests on Indonesia's remote Aru Islands, reports Forest Watch Indonesia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Chevron: Decontaminate the Amazon
Environment  (tags: corporate irresponsibility and recklessn, cleaning the Amazon, damage and repair, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 536 days ago - change.org
I consider it imperative that Chevron assume full responsibility for its actions in the Amazon area so as to assist in reconstructing the native communities who have been so highly damaged
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA: It's Time to Stop Runoff
Environment  (tags: runoff, water pollution, EPA, rivers, streams, water, politics, pollution, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 536 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
A recent report released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that approximately 55% of our rivers and streams are in poor biological condition. And polluted runoff is identified as one of the major sources of the pollution in our river
AUSTRALIA: Gas Company Pollutes Aquifer With Uranium
Environment  (tags: world, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, water )

Cal
- 536 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Coal seam gas (CSG) company Santos has admitted to polluting an aquifer in north-western NSW with uranium, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on March 8.
How a False Solution to Climate Change Is Damaging the Natural World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, soil degradation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green )

Cal
- 537 days ago - theguardian.com
In growing maize for biogas, the crop that does most damage to the soil is being specifically exempted from the rules

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