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TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend President Obama for Protecting Coastline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

- 1461 days ago -
In keeping a promise made in his State of the Union address, President Obama recently expanded upon the California Coastline National Monument, adding to it the Mendocino coastline.
In the Pastures of Colombia, Cows, Crops and Timber Coexist
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, climatechange, humans, nature, politics, government, GoodNews, world, protection )

- 1464 days ago -
As an ambitious program in Colombia demonstrates, combining grazing and agriculture with tree cultivation can coax more food from each acre, boost farmers' incomes, restore degraded landscapes, and make farmland more resilient to climate change.
GOOD NEWS! FIRST Wilderness Bill Is Powerful Example of Bipartisanship
Environment  (tags: politics, government, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection )

- 1464 days ago -
It is fitting that the bill to protect Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes is the first wilderness measure to be signed this year, the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act," said Mike Matz, director of U.S. public lands initiatives for The Pew Charitable Tr
LA Becomes Biggest American City To Put Moratorium on Fracking -
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, government, green, GoodNews )

- 1476 days ago -
Fracking for oil and gas will not be happening in Los Angeles any time soon after City Council members unanimously voted to ban the practice within city limits. The vote passes the motion to the City Attorney's office where it will be rewritten as a zoni
INDIA: Govt Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, green, GoodNews, trees, water, Sustainabililty )

- 1477 days ago -
The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife...
First Nations Exult as Canadian Government Rejects Taseko's New Prosperity Mine
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, First Naitons, Canada, indigenouspeoples righsts, sacred lands, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, GoodNews, government, protection, politics, world, ecosystems )

- 1480 days ago -
First Nations across Canada on February 27 were lauding the federal government's final rejection of a mining proposal that would have destroyed Tsilhquot'in sacred lands and caused untold environmental damage.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Creation of Global Forest Protection Tool - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, politics, trees, world, protection )

- 1481 days ago -
Commend organizations for the creation of Global Forest Watch, a tool that allows conservationists to track changes in world forest cover
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $3 Million to Oceana
Environment  (tags: ocean conservation, Leo Di Caprio, environment, conservation, GoodNews, wildlife, world, protection, humans )

- 1484 days ago -
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has given a $3 million grant to Oceana, an international organisation focused solely on ocean conservation.
GOOD NEWS! Keystone XL Opponents Score Court Victory
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Piepline, court ruling, environment, destruction, ecosystems, GoodNews, protection, nature, politics )

- 1487 days ago -
Nebraska's attorney general plans to appeal a state court ruling that a law letting the Keystone XL oil pipeline run through the state was unconstitutional.
Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators
Environment  (tags: farming, insects, ecosystems, environment, conservation, green, GoodNews, wildlife )

- 1502 days ago -
With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: SCOTLAND: One Tree at a Time: Restoring the Forest of Caledon
Environment  (tags: activissts, activism, GoodNews, environment, conservation, trees, ecosystems, forests, green, world )

- 1502 days ago -
Scotland's native forest remains in only a few fragments, but Trees For Life is working to restore it, and almost all of the work is done by volunteers.
Agua Dulce--- Renewing Freshwater Resources and Strengthening Livelihoods Around the Mesoamerican Reef
Environment  (tags: MesoAmerican Reef, oceans, water, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, green, government, habitat, animals, world, wildlife, nature, politics, humans, research )

- 1505 days ago -
The Mesoamerican Reef is the second-longest barrier reef in the world after the Great Barrier Reef, stretching almost 700 miles from the tip of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula to the coastal waters off Guatemala and Honduras.
7 Surreal Natural Wonders in the U.S.
Environment  (tags: surreal places, green, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans )

- 1511 days ago -
America is filled with places just as strange as any surrealist painting.
GOOD NEWS! Rainforest Trust Announces Largest Conservation Land Purchase in Tropics -
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, environment, conservation, rainforestsprotection, wildlife, world, habitat )

- 1514 days ago -
Rainforest Trust, a nonprofit conservation organization focused on protecting threatened tropical lands and saving endangered species, announced today the successful purchase of more than 270,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat in Ecuador.
Cambodian Communities Best Placed to Prevent Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: world, protection, forests, ecosystems, environment, conservation, wildlife, GoodNews, research )

- 1515 days ago -
A study on deforestation in Cambodia has found that forests are better protected when local communities are given the responsibility to manage them locally

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