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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
The Nicaragua Canal - a Disaster in Waiting?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua Canal, habitatdestruction, deforestation, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, wildlife, world, protection, forests, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
With huge environmental impacts and questionable motives of those backing the project, economists, sociologists and environmentalists are already voicing concerns.
STOP the Destruction of Ecuadorian Amazon *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, research, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, water, trees, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Your petitions worked! Since last Thursday almost 10,000 of you signed the petition to Ecuador's Minister of the Environment, Lorena Tapia, asking her to condemn a spill that contaminated the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers where the indigenous Cofan...
As Small Hydropower Expands, So Does Caution on Its Impacts
Environment  (tags: energy, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, water, pollution, science, nature, humans, healthconditions, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 16 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Small hydropower projects have the potential to bring electricity to millions of people now living off the grid. But experts warn that planners must carefully consider the cumulative effects of constructing too many small dams in a single watershe
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Shutdown of Indian Point Nuclear Plant - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, nuclear power, Indian Point, humans, healthconditions, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, nature, ecosystems )

Cal
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
The Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, which sits less than fifty miles away from New York City, is among the plants of which we need to tread carefully. When it was built, it was meant to be used for forty years. We are now approaching the end of its saf
Environment Be Damned, a Gamble Will Decide Future of Giant Australian Coal Mines
Environment  (tags: GratBarrierReef, stupidity, govenrement, energy, Australia, ecosystems, environment, destruction, endangered, healthconditions, protection, pollution, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 20 days ago - vice.com
The Carmichael Coal Project will cover over 200 square kilometres, cost $16.5 billion, excavate six open cut mines and five underground ones, and drain an average of 10 billion litres of water from the Galilee Basin annually over 60 years of operation
Can Your Town Ban Fracking? Depends on the State
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, law, municipalities, fracking bans, politics, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, energy )

Cal
- 25 days ago - csmonitor.com
As more and more cities and towns mull fracking bans, courts are weighing in with decisions that vary widely by state.
Tobacco - Zimbabwe's Forests Are Going Up in Smoke
Environment  (tags: economic boom, deforestation, overdevelopment, tobacco, poverty vs. progressdevastation of the l, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy )

Cal
- 29 days ago - theecologist.org
In Zimbabwe, 15 % of its natural forest has been burnt down as farmers free more land to plant tobacco. On current trends, the country will be a desert in just 35 years from now.
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 30 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 31 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 31 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 31 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil
Environment  (tags: tar sands oil, US, EU, dirty energy diplomacy, environment, ecosystems, energy, conservation, government )

Cal
- 34 days ago - ipsnews.net
Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirt
In North Dakota's Oil Bonanza, Natural Gas Goes Up in Flames
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 35 days ago - latimes.com
The rapid escalation of energy production in shale formations across the U.S. has produced a bonanza of oil, but it has left many states scrambling to handle the natural gas that often flows in large volumes along with the crude.
 

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