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'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
a new report released by Environmental Working Group (EWG) located 261 "monster" wells that consumed between 10 and 25 million gallons of water to drill each well
From Briny Wastewater to Fracked Oil: Bakken Saturated With Spills, NYT Finds
Environment  (tags: pollution, oil spills, Bakken, Bakken Shale, ecosystems, environment, destruction, energy, water, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In recent years, as the boom really exploded, the number of reported spills, leaks, fires and blowouts has soared, with an increase in spillage that outpaces the increase in oil production, an investigation by The New York Times found
New Marine Protected Areas Key to Fighting Illegal Fishing -
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, illegal fishing, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A new policy paper argues that illicit fishing practices are flying under the radar all around the world, and global society must combat them in order to keep seafood on the menu.
What Happened to the Oil From the Deepwater Horizon Disaster? -
Environment  (tags: Deepwater Horizon, residual oil, oil spill, research, science, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Scientists had hoped much of the oil trapped in the water would eventually disperse so bacteria could break it down. -
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAVE COLORADO'S LAST WILD PLACES FROM RECKLESS FRACKING!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, protection, pollution, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell the Bureau of Land Management to put wilderness protection ahead of oil and gas development.
Marine Protected Areas in South Africa - Ocean Grabbing By Another Name
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, society, cultures, native rights, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theecologist.org
Fisher peoples and their allies are taking to the streets and beaches to fight against ocean grabbing in all its forms
TAKE ACTION NOW! NEW YORK: Tell Governor Cuomo: Ban Fracking Now.
Environment  (tags: frackin, frack s whack, greed, pollution, healthconditions, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Governor Cuomo signaled in October that he will make a decision about whether to open New York to fracking before the end of the year.1
URGENT: Deadline November 24. Tell EPA & USDA to Protect Bees!
Environment  (tags: bees, pollinators, conservation, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Julie
- 5 days ago - panna.org
The inter-agency Pollinator Health Task Force, announced over the summer by President Obama, is accepting public comments until November 24. Join us in calling for swift, meaningful action to protect bees -- particularly from the clear threat of pesticide
PETITION: Keep Big Oil Out of the Arctic.
Environment  (tags: Oil, arctic, nunavit, legal action, canada's arctic, exploration, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 5 days ago - savethearctic.org
The people of the tiny Hamlet of Clyde River, Nunavut -- one of the most remote communities in the world -- have launched a courageous legal challenge against oil exploration in their waters.
Tackling Climate Change And Remaking the Economy - In Navajo Country
Environment  (tags: mining interests, Navajo Reservation, climate-change, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, protection, nature, pollution, healthconditions, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - occupy.com
In 1970, the Peabody Coal Company began mining on the reservation. Although tribal members were initially enthusiastic about the jobs the mine would provide, over time the relationship grew rocky.The company pumped billions of gallons of water from the
Jane Goodall: 5 Reasons to Have Hope for the Planet -
Environment  (tags: environment, Jane Goodal, Jane Goodall, world, politics, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
She cites approaches that exclude local people as an example of conservation that usually falters. - See more at: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1119-jane-goodall-in terview.html#sthash.V7qSR5XB.dpuf
World Parks Congress Aims High to Protect Ocean Life
Environment  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, pollution, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews )

Cal
- 6 days ago - pewtrusts.org
The 2014 World Parks Congress in Sydney has concluded by setting a high bar for ocean protection and resolving to secure almost a third of the world's waters in marine sanctuaries by 2030.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The U.S. Government Just Failed to Pass the KXL Pipeline, But We Aren't in the Clear Yet...
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE, VOTE IN CONGRESS, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 6 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Now is the time to remind President Obama that the power to stop Keystone still lies in his hands. If the bill reaches his desk there is only one course of action: veto this pipeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Your Chance to Protect the Arctic From Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, animals, world, humans, healthconditions, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
There's a 70 percent chance of a large oil spill occurring in the Arctic Ocean as a result of Chukchi Lease Sale 193, according to a report recently released by the United States government.
VOTE for Chevron and Help Us Hold Them Accountable for These Actions: ACTION
Environment  (tags: Chevron, Public Eye Awards, corporate, business, corruption, human rights, disease, babies, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - publiceye.ch
Today, communities still suffer from cancer, birth defects and illnesses caused by a lifetime of exposure to the 18 billion gallons of toxic waste left behind. It's estimated that over 9,000 people will get cancer from Chevron's ongoing contamination.

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