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The Grim Story of the Snowy Mountains' Cannibal Horses (TEXT and VIDEOs)
Environment  (tags: world, horses, cannibalism, Australia, 'Pilot Wilderness', horse management, government, ethics, death, animals, sadness, healthconditions, habitat, environment, wildlife, government, nature )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - rawstory.com
On a recent cycle trip into the Pilot Wildnerness, the smell of horse dung never left us. Instead of fresh mountain air, we were accompanied by a smell more commonly associated with horse stables.
A Deathtrap for Wildlife: Stop Thailand's Forest Highway
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 3 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Most of Thailand's forests have vanished over the past decades. And now, the government is planning to clear a broad swathe through a UNESCO World Heritage Site to expand a highway.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region
Environment  (tags: development, protection, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stretching nearly 100 miles, the region is home to a variety of California wildlife, including mountain lions, bears, tule elks, deer, ospreys, and elusive Pacific fishers.Roads and development threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildl
How Australia Became the Dirtiest Polluter in the Developed World
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, Australia, australian, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - world.einnews.com
Once a leader in green initiatives, Australia's become the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific.
GOOD NEWS! Obama Hangs 'No Fishing' Sign on Huge Ocean Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, politics, obama, marine sanctuary, GoodNews, government, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 4 days ago - mnn.com
The U.S. is expanding a marine sanctuary near Hawaii by 500 percent, creating 'the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits to commercial resource extraction,' including fishing.
Protect the Arctic
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, climate, climate-change, conservation, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, rese )

Sara
- 4 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Demand a more cautious approach to offshore drilling in the Arctic. Drilling in the Arctic isn't worth the risk!
GOOD NEWS! Norway to Pay Liberia to Stop Deforestation
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CLIMATE SUMMIT, GoodNews, government, green, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In one of the many major announcements that have come out of the UN Climate Summit in New York this week, Norway says it will pay Liberia to stop cutting down its forests.
Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Precious Freshwater Supply From Nuclear Waste - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, pollution, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed nuclear waste site will sit threateningly close to the Great Lakes, an invaluable water source for eight U.S. states as well as Ontario, Canada.
Save Rare Forests From Government Sanctioned Logging - Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: tasmania, rare, forests, logging, government, environment )

Scooby
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Several years ago, the environmentalists of Tasmania protested the logging of their precious old-growth forests. The logging industry and the environmentalists were at odds for years, where activists and loggers alike were injured in the crossfire.
New York Climate March Draws Hundreds of Thousands
Environment  (tags: Climate March, climate-change, ecosystems, activism, world, environment, pollution, protection, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history
U.S. Food Guidelines Can Slow Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate, climatechange, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Sara
- 8 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Act now: Tell the advisory committee to cut climate change from the American diet by including recommendations for reduced meat and dairy consumption in the 2015 dietary guidelines.
Changing Climate, Changing Conservation Paradigms in Canada's Boreal Forests
Environment  (tags: climate-change, forests, boreal forests, presrvation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, government )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Boreal forests form a verdant belt around the earth's arctic latitudes, dominated by stands of spruce, pine and fir. Speckled with thousands of ponds and lakes, roughly one half of boreal forests are still considered primary forest, never having been di
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 13 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
 

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