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Obama: Keystone Pipeline Bill 'Has Earned My Veto'
Environment  (tags: Keystoene XL veto, obama, obama administration, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - usatoday.com
President Obama vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline, making good on a threat to reject a proposal embraced by Republicans as a jobs measure but opposed by environmentalists as contributing to climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Obama's Arctic Refuge Wilderness Recommendation!
Environment  (tags: ANWR, conservation, protection, politics, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, pollution, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - act.alaskawild.org
Please support President ObamaâEUR(TM)s Wilderness recommendation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and do everything you can to keep the Refuge off-limits to oil drilling.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CALIFORNIA: Stop the Transportation of Crude Oil By Railroad
Environment  (tags: oil trains, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, humans, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop a proposed rail project that intends to transport millions of gallons of crude oil.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Obama and Kerry - Address the Mega Drought Threat
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, megs droughts, politics, humans, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mega droughts lasting decades will likely grip the Western half of the United States by the end of the century, according to NASA scientists. The cause: climate change.
BRAZIL: Dams or Indigenous Land: The Battle Over the Munduruku Frontier
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, world, indigneous rights, dams, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Munduruku indigenous tribe have begun to mark out the limits of their land, in an action that could halt the giant São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the apple of the Brazilian government's eye
OUTRAGEOUS! The Wreckers' Grand Canyon Intentions
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, GREED< greed, development, destroying the Grand Canyon, protection, humans, healthconditions, ecosystems, green, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
If Confluence Partners has its way, a 420-acre strip mall will be perched on the eastern rim of the Grand Canyon.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save California State Parks
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, nature, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s state parks are facing multiple park closure proposals by Governor Jerry Brown and the California Legislature. These proposals threaten the very existence of these wonderlands
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help China Access Fresh Water
Environment  (tags: water, world, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans, government )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
China desperately needs to access fresh water. Water is a vital resource needed to ensure survival.
Indigenous Communities in Paraguay Threatened By Deforestation Despite Having Land Rights
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, deforestation, forced evictions, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to a report by Survival International, the existence of the isolated Ayoreo Totobiegosode people is critically threatened by cattle ranching firms that are destroying their last forest refuge.
Illegal Logging Still a Big Issue in Cameroon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, illegal logging, deforestation, world, protection, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, trees )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Cameroon is struggling to make progress in combatting illegal logging. Regulatory budgets are too thin to protect the countryâEUR(TM)s vast tracts of Congolian Rainforest.
ACTIVISM: Fighting the Plastic Plague in Our Oceans
Environment  (tags: activism, pollution, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, protection, world, healthconditions, government, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 11 days ago - theecologist.org
Over five trillion pieces of waste plastic are floating in our oceans
TAKE ACTION NOW! Do Not Ignore Obvious Climate Impacts of Pipeline
Environment  (tags: pipelines, Energy East Pipeline, review, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, world, politics, healthconditions, protection, pollution, nature, humans )

Cal
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Energy company Transcanada has failed to include climate impacts in the review of their latest oil pipeline, which will pump tar sands across two-thirds of Canada to the Atlantic coast. In anticipation of a National Energy Board review of the pipeline
STOP Liquid Manure on the Field
Environment  (tags: water, clean water act, green, government, world )

Sabine
- 13 days ago - campact.de
More and more manure from mega stables ends up on the fields - and thus in the groundwater. Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt negotiated with the provinces about countermeasures. But the agribusiness running storm against strict rules. Sign now..
 

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