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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 hours 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Preserved Land From Gas Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, humans, energy, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a 126-mile tract for a new gas pipeline that will run straight through Massachusetts's natural land and water resources as well as tax state citizens to pay for the project.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Time for Real Toxics Reform!
Environment  (tags: CONTROLS, TOXINS, toxins, toxin controls, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, government )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - action.ewg.org
The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply, officials did not know the harmful effects of drinking that contaminated water. We need real reform of this l
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend the Cousteau Society for their plan to restore the environment of Easter Island by planting over one million trees
World's Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, wildlife, politics, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ipsnews.net
- The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost - and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Mining Companies Take Northern Europe's Last Wilderness!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, government, politics, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The international mining industry is threatening vast stretches of wilderness in northern Finland, Sweden and Norway.
MAKE FRACKING COMPANIES COME CLEAN!
Environment  (tags: fracking, pollution, chimicals, humans, endagered, animals, law, government, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 6 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Please put people before polluters and require mandatory reporting and public disclosure of all chemicals used during fracking. Thank you.
Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump for Fracking
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, humans health, animals, fracking, environment, wildlife, oceans, humans, habitat, habitat distruction, endagered, law, protection, government, sustainability )

Sara
- 6 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The EPA has a clear responsibility to intervene to protect our health and wildlife from oil companies fracking off our coasts.
Protect the Arctic Refuge From An Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: oil spill, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, animals, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send the administration a message opposing gas and oil drilling in the Beaufort Sea before the September 12 comment deadline and protect the Arctic!
Malaysian Palm Oil Chief Misleads on Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation. world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One of Malaysia's top palm oil officials has once again misled the public on the state of forests in Malaysia.
Botswana Government Lies Exposed as $5bn Diamond Mine Opens on Bushman Land
Environment  (tags: world, indigenous rights, mining companies, environmental destruciton, protection, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, government, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 9 days ago - theecologist.org
The mine opening has also exposed Botswana's commitment to conservation as window dressing. The government falsely claims that the Bushmen's presence in the reserve is "incompatible with wildlife conservation"
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
- 10 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Pesticide Poisonigs
Environment  (tags: pesticides, Big Agh companies, poisoning, poisoning our children, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We're taking on powerful pesticide and agricultural industries--and we need your help.The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food have one of the highest rates of chemical exposures among all U.S. workers.
BP Faces $49bn Bill for Gulf Oil Disaster
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, water, world, government, oceans, pollution )

Nils Ande
- 11 days ago - aljazeera.com
Judge rules firm acted with "gross negligence" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, raising level of fines it must pay.
BP Ruled Grossly Negligent in 2010 Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: B{ Oil Spill, gross negligence, fines, destruction, ecosystems, environment, government, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.yahoo.com
BP potentially faces billions of dollars in new fines after a New Orleans judge concluded it acted with "gross negligence" ahead of the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill
 

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