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PAPER FOR WATER: Giving People Running Water Who Never Had It Before--Making a Difference!!
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', water, activism, making adifference, gift of running water, GoodNews, water, protection, healthconditions )

- 8 days ago -
The mission was born out of the desire that two little girls had to help other girls in 3rd world countries who do not get to go to school because they spend their days hauling water.Isabelle and Katherine also learned that a child dies every 20 seconds
Seattle's New Environmental Justice Agenda Was Built By the People It Affects the Most
Environment  (tags: change, activism, Seattle, environment, ecosystems, government, GoodNews )

- 8 days ago -
Other cities have begun to tackle issues of environmental justice, too, but now Seattle appears to be leading the way, both in its direct approach and in its efforts to involve voices that often go unheard
One Man's Fight to Save Cambodia's 'Killing Forests' From the Chainsaws
Environment  (tags: activism, fighting overdevelopment, world, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews )

- 15 days ago -
Ouch Leng, a Cambodian environmentalist, has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in recognition of his work that exposes illegal activity by timber barons.
Florida's River of Grass Gets a Conservation Boost
Environment  (tags: everglades, funding, conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, GoodNews, green, habitat, wildlife )

- 17 days ago -
The Everglades will receive $250 million in dedicated funding, protecting the habitat of more than 77 endangered or threatened species.
Vegetarian Diet Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climatechange, greenhouseemissions, GoodNews, humans, protection, destruction, environment, conservation )

- 23 days ago -
The widespread adoption of vegetarian diets could save millions of lives and trillion of dollars in health care costs and lost productivity. It would also help avoid extreme weather events that result from climate change.
Bringing Back the Colorado River Delta - 2013 | The New York Times   video
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, GoodNews, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, protection, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world, trees )

- 34 days ago -
"from 2013//A new agreement between Mexico and the United States called Minute 319 will ensure more water flows into the Colorado River delta in Mexico, helping to restore parts of the once fertile region."
Thank Ecuador for Creating a Galapagos Island "No Fishing Zone" *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, habitat, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 42 days ago -
On March 21, 2016, EcuadorâEUR(TM)s President, Rafael Correa, declared that approximately 1/3 of the waters surrounding Galapagos Islands will become a no-take zone. This includes 15,000 square miles (40,000 square kilometers) surrounding the northern ...
UNESCO Declares Largest Biosphere Reserve in North America
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, First Nations, animalwelfare, protection, wildanimals, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government )

- 43 days ago -
Tsá Túé International Biosphere Reserve is the first such reserve in northern Canada and the first to be led entirely by indigenous communities. The designation was made to reflect the region's ecological significance and the efforts by indigenous comm
Meet the Three Brand-New National Monuments That Will Protect 1.8 Million Acres of the California Desert.
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, government, GoodNews, green, wildlife, protection )

- 80 days ago -
Yesterday, Obama created three new national monuments to permanently protect 1.8 million acres of the California Desert.
I Heart the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Here'SWhy You Should Too
Environment  (tags: Arctic NationalWildlife Refuge nature, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, wildlife )

- 80 days ago -
The Arctic Refuge is an unparalleled landscape âEUR" one of the most pristine and beautiful places on Earth.
GOOD NEWS!! Parana Delta in Argentina Designated as a New Ramsar Site
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, conservation, ecosystems, environment, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 91 days ago -
Covering more than 240,000 ha. Located in the Santa Fe & Entre Ríos Provinces, comprises fluvial wetlands associated with the middle & lower sections of the Paraná River floodplain, includes of 2 National Parks: Predelta & Islas de Santa Fe
Once Unstoppable, Tar Sands Now Battered From All Sides
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, tar sands, Canada, destruction, environment, energy, GoodNews, government, world, pollution )

- 92 days ago -
CanadaâEUR(TM)s tar sands industry is in crisis as oil prices plummet, pipeline projects are killed, and new governments in Alberta and Ottawa vow less reliance on this highly polluting energy source
SIGN PLEASE! Success: Koch Brother Leaves Natural History Museum Board
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, GoodNews, PHILATHROPY )

- 92 days ago -
Praise activists for successfully pressuring one of the Koch brothers to leave the board of the American Museum of Natural History.
Leonardo DiCaprio Puts Millions Toward Nature Conservation
Environment  (tags: environmental philanthropy, Leo DiCaprio, animals, environment, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, wildlife, world )

- 102 days ago -
Leonardo DiCaprioâEUR(TM)s philanthropic foundation has put another $15 million toward environmental causes.

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