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TAKE ACTION: Tell USDA NOT To Release GMO Moths
Environment  (tags: GMO, GMO moths, GMO insects, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, research )

Linda
- 4 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
The USDA wants to approve a 3 yr. open air field trial which will release 14 MILLION GMO moths created in a lab to destroy pests in cauliflower and broccoli fields. Sign the petition to tell USDA more assessment of environmental impacts is needed first!
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
A Deathtrap for Wildlife: Stop Thailand's Forest Highway
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 4 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Most of Thailand's forests have vanished over the past decades. And now, the government is planning to clear a broad swathe through a UNESCO World Heritage Site to expand a highway.
AUSTRALIA: Great Shorebird Migration Under Threat
Environment  (tags: SHOREBIRD MIGRATIONS, HABITAT LOSS, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - smh.com.au
The epic migration of shorebirds from Australia to their Arctic breeding grounds is said to be in imminent danger of collapse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region
Environment  (tags: development, protection, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stretching nearly 100 miles, the region is home to a variety of California wildlife, including mountain lions, bears, tule elks, deer, ospreys, and elusive Pacific fishers.Roads and development threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildl
How Australia Became the Dirtiest Polluter in the Developed World
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, Australia, australian, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - world.einnews.com
Once a leader in green initiatives, Australia's become the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific.
GOOD NEWS! Obama Hangs 'No Fishing' Sign on Huge Ocean Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, politics, obama, marine sanctuary, GoodNews, government, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 5 days ago - mnn.com
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii by 500 percent, creating 'the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction,' including fishing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Threatened Squirrel From Rising Sea Levels - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: wildlife, climate-change, oceans, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop rising sea levels to protect threatened Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel
Protect the Arctic
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, climate, climate-change, conservation, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, rese )

Sara
- 5 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Demand a more cautious approach to offshore drilling in the Arctic. Drilling in the Arctic isn't worth the risk!
Silicon Valley Companies Follow Google's Lead By Cutting Ties With ALEC
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, ALEC< climate change cdeniers, corporations, environment, ecosystems, climate, climatechange )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.vice.com
One after another, tech industry titans announced this week that they have, or intend to, sever ties with a libertarian, free-market organization seen by many as one of the most influential forces opposed to action on climate change.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 6 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
China's War on Pollution Could Leave Australia's Dirty Coal Out in the Cold
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, China, Australia, dirty coal, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, humans, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Much of Australia's coal is too high in ash, sulphur, or both, to meet China's new environmental standards. Will it be able to find the new customers it needs?
Natural Gas a Bridge to Nowhere, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: study, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, fracking, frack is hwack, endangered, environment, research, protection, nature, energy, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
A study published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that switching from coal to natural gas would not significantly lower the greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Wild Rogue River, Chetco River, and Oregon Caves National Monument
Environment  (tags: protection, nature, environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, wildlife, habitat )

Cal
- 6 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Please join me in asking leaders in D.C. to pass land protection bills for three of the Klamath-Siskiyou's special places, the the Wild Rogue, the Chetco River, Oregon Caves National Monument.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Obama Administration to Kick Big Oil Out of the Arctic Ocean!
Environment  (tags: SHELL OIL, ARCTIC DRILLING, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, destruction, wildlife, protection, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 6 days ago - change.org
We can't trust Shell Oil in America's Arctic Ocean, but the company recently submitted plans to drill in the region as early as 2015.

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