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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
- 8 hours 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.
Protect Arctic Wildlife From a Massive Oil Spill!
Environment  (tags: Shell Oil, drilling, oil spill, arctic, polar bears, environment, petition )

Scooby
- 10 hours ago - act.alaskawild.org
With the extreme risk of oil spills, it would be reckless to proceed with oil drilling activity in America's Arctic Ocean. Secretary Jewell, please do not proceed with Lease Sale 193 in this already threatened region.
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
- 17 hours 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
- 18 hours 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
Tell the EPA: Refinery Towns Need a Sheriff PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, protection )

Anna
- 18 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
World Parks Congress Aims High to Protect Ocean Life
Environment  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, pollution, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews )

Cal
- 18 hours 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
- 19 hours 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
- 19 hours 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
- 22 hours 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.
President Obama: Don't Wait, Reject KXL Now ACTION
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL, ecosystems, environment, energy, sustainable, eco-friendly, health, disease )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Please take action now and demand an end to Keystone XL, once and for all, so our country can move on to debating real clean-energy solutions.
Stop Shell From Drilling in the Arctic!
Environment  (tags: She'll, drilling, Artic, polar bears, oil, environment )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
A recent government analysis found that there is a 75% chance that Shell's Arctic oil plans will lead to a major oil spill -- but our government may still let the company drill.
Enbridge, TransCanada Play Dirty to Get Tar Sands Oil Across U.S. Border
Environment  (tags: Enbridge, tar sands, pipelines, politics, dirty politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Enbridge somehow has convinced the State Department to approve its Keystone XL-sized tar sands pipeline expansion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Wild Elephants of Botswana From Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking frakc is whack, elephants, water, pollution, environment, world, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
FRADKING companies want to use precious water resources to extract natural gas in Botswana, drawing on and inevitably polluting the underground aquifers.This will destroy the indigenous peoples only source of water and poison elephants vital water holes.
In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bear
Environment  (tags: animals, protection, humans, oceans, overdevelopent, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent's last large brown bear populations.
Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, activists, zero waste, Brazil, pollution, protection, humans, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - truth-out.org
The recycling workers of Brazil have long been a powerful force in protecting their communities and the climate. Now they are on the forefront of a nation-wide movement for zero waste.
 

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