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TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Pollute Fjords With Mine Waste!
Environment  (tags: mine waste, government, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Norwegian government recently gave Nordic Mining permits to dump 250 million tons of mine waste over 50 years into the majestic Førde fjord.
ACTION! Jailed for Resisting Big Palm Oil: Release the MALOA Six!
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, corporate greed, corruption, palm oil, indigenous rights, protection, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Six people were sentenced to several months in prison in a protracted show trial in Sierra Leone for protesting the loss of their land and livelihoods to Socfin, a multinational palm oil company
Seattle's New Environmental Justice Agenda Was Built By the People It Affects the Most
Environment  (tags: change, activism, Seattle, environment, ecosystems, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1 day ago - grist.org
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
Take Action: Urge President Obama to Protect Bears Ears Now
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, politics, pollution, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Act now: Join Native American tribes to save Bears Ears, a sacred and spectacular southern Utah landscape!
Center for Biological Diversity Raise Your Voice to Save Oak Flat
Environment  (tags: trees, wildlife, environment, politics, humans, protection, pollution, animals, government, habitat, nature )

Sara
- 8 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action now to make sure the Forest Service considers your concerns about the future of Oak Flat.
Florida's River of Grass Gets a Conservation Boost
Environment  (tags: everglades, funding, conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, GoodNews, green, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - csmonitor.com
The Everglades will receive $250 million in dedicated funding, protecting the habitat of more than 77 endangered or threatened species.
5 Keys to Improving Ocean Health
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, government, oceans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 13 days ago - pewtrusts.org
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the primary law governing fishing in U.S. ocean waters. A lot has changed in four decades
SIGN PLEASE! Protect the Great Lakes!
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 13 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
It's hard to believe that one small Midwestern suburb could damage a body of water as vast as our Great Lakes -- but that is exactly what will happen if Waukesha, Wisconsin, gets its way.
Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Test for RoundUp on Our Food
Environment  (tags: safety, food safety, testing for glyphosate, healthconditions, healthconditions, pollution, protection, politics, environment, government, green )

Cal
- 13 days ago - sierra.force.com
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture are responsible for testing our food for hundreds of pesticides. And until recently both agencies were not testing for glyphosate.
Great Sioux Nation Defends Its Waters From Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment  (tags: proposed pipeline, native rights, indignenous rights, protection, pollution, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, nature, government )

Cal
- 18 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Very soon the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will issue a decision as to whether or not they will allow the Dakota Access Pipeline, also known as the Bakken Pipeline will be built
Fracking Can Contaminate Drinking Water - Scientific American
Environment  (tags: wildlife, Sustainabililty, water, science, research, protection, pollution, politics, humans, nature, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, globalwarming, environment, energy, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, conservation, climate )

RJ
- 21 days ago - scientificamerican.com
It took nearly a decade, but former EPA scientist Dominic DiGiulio has proved that fracking has polluted groundwater in Wyoming
Protect the Entire Bialowieza Forest in Poland
Environment  (tags: nature, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, trees, forests, humans, government, green, habitatdestruction )

Natascha
- 24 days ago - ilovebialowieza.com
Its unique ecosystem and ecological processes have to be protected from destruction by human intervention. I support the voice of science to exclude old-growth forest stands from silvicultural activities, and I support prioritization of non-intervention .
Michigan State Officials Accountable in Flint Water Crisis: Inquiry
Environment  (tags: Flint water crisis, political ineptitude, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 35 days ago - reuters.com
A task force appointed by MichiganâEUR(TM)s governor said on Wednesday state officials showed stubbornness, lack of preparation, delay and inaction in failing to prevent a health crisis in the city of Flint caused by lead contamination in the drinking water
PETITION - Save The Bight From Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: Great Australian Bight, marine environments, unique environment, drilling interests, government, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, prevention from damages, conservation, ocean wildlife protection )

Sabine
- 36 days ago - marineconservation.org.au
The Great Australian Bight is one of the most amazing marine environments on the planet - wild, unpolluted and home to whales, sea lions, sharks and albatross. The Bight is a calving and nursery ground for the endangered southern right whale, and home...
UNESCO Declares Largest Biosphere Reserve in North America
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, First Nations, animalwelfare, protection, wildanimals, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government )

Cal
- 36 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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
 

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