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AMAZING: Coral 'Carpets' Could Be The Saving Grace For Disappearing Coral Reefs
Environment  (tags: GOOD NEWS, Coral "Carpet", regenerates & revives coral, Israel )

Beth
- 16 days ago - nocamels.com
Israeli National Institute of Oceanography's Dr. Baruch Rinkevich developed a new kind of "carpet", much like laying out patches of grass, that regenerates and revives dying coral reefs.
Success: Bee Killing Pesticides Restricted
Environment  (tags: Ontario, Canada, bees, killing, pesticides, restricted, petition, good news )

Scooby
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
A new regulation passed in Ontario, Canada, restricts the use of toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to declining honeybee populations around the world. Ontario plans to decrease its neonicotinoid use by 80 percent by 2017.
Surprising Reasons to Be Optimistic About Saving Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, rainforests, forests, good news, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 36 days ago - news.mongabay.com
the world is finally starting to recognize the value of services afforded by healthy ecosystems and the contributions make by local and indigenous communities in keeping forests standing. -
Dryden: The Small Town That Changed The Fracking Game (VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, local regulations, Dryden, good news, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, government, healthconditions, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 104 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
Ast African Court of Justice Rules Out Construction of Serengeti Super Highway
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, good news, preservation, biodiversity )

Cal
- 158 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The East African Court of Justice has ruled against the construction of a tarmac highway that would cut across the migration routes of the great herds of wildebeest and zebras in Serengeti National Park, Northern Tanzania.
Watch This Community Rise Up and Stick It to Big Oil in the Most Inspiring Way Possible
Environment  (tags: activism, Keystone XL, environment, ecosystems, activists, activism, good news )

Cal
- 188 days ago - content.sierraclub.org
Meet Meghan, a sixth-generation farmer threatened by TransCanada. Her community joined together to build a source of sustainable energy right in the path of the Keystone XL pipeline
EPA Chief Says Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, politics, new EPA rules, greenhouse gas rules, greenhouse gases, regulation, good news, usa, government, green, humans, ecosystems )

Cal
- 200 days ago - npr.org
New federal regulations that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will have a large economic upside, largely through health savings, says Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
GOOD NEWS! EPA to Seek Deep Cuts in Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: EPA< emissions, emissions standards, ENVIRONMENT, POLLUTION, obama, good news )

Cal
- 201 days ago - usatoday.com
The Environmental Protection Agency will unveil a sweeping proposal Monday that will require deep cuts in carbon emissions from existing power plants, including a 30% national target by 2030
Canadian Man Stops Oil Companies By Turning Property Into Artwork - Via Phil Irish (Artist)
Environment  (tags: Environment, Oil Industry, Art, Protection, Good News )

Victoria
- 206 days ago - phil-irish-artist.tumblr.com
Peter Von Tiesenhausen, artist and activist, has developed artworks all over his property in northern Alberta Canada. By copyrighting his property (ie the top 6 inches) as an artwork, he has successfully prevented oil companies from drilling beneath it.
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 247 days ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
Project Bird Box Israel
Environment  (tags: GOOD NEWS, environmentally-friendly pest control, reduce pesticide use )

Beth
- 271 days ago - birdboxisrael.org
The main goal of Project Bird Box Israel is to provide nest boxes to farmers and to schools (kindergarten through high school). We want to assist in funding the use of nest boxes for those farmers that choose to make Israel a better place to live by using
Feds Set Aside Over 1,000 Square Miles for Jaguar
Environment  (tags: good news, animals, Arizona, New Mexico, endangered, jaguars, habitat, nature, wildlife, protection, environment )

Carrie
- 290 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
A total of 764,207 acres were designated as "critical habitat" for endangered jaguars, according to a listing Tuesday in the Federal Register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
City Council Passes LA 'Fracking' Ban
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, good news, environment, ecosytems, water, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 294 days ago - losangeles.cbslocal.com
The Los Angeles City Council moved a step closer Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.
GOOD NEWS! Russia Grants Bail to Last Member of Arctic 30
Environment  (tags: Arctic 30, good news, Greenpeace, activists, actiivism, world, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 386 days ago - voanews.com
A Russian court has granted bail to the last remaining Greenpeace protester who had been detained during a protest at an off shore oil drilling rig in the Arctic
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend France for Upholding Nationwide Ban on Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Fracking, news, good news, frack is whack, environment, polution, health, safety, ecosystems, haitat desruction, animals, Animals' Welfare )

Cal
- 424 days ago - forcechange.com
l. The ban was passed because there was concern that fracking for shale gas could lead to a leak of methane gas, which is a more potent green house than carbon. fracking could also lead to the pollution of fresh water supplies and mini earthquakes
 

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