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TAKE ACTION NOW! Preserve Pebble Bay--Help Save One of America's Greatest Natural Treasures
Environment  (tags: Pebble Bay, proposed oil drilling, mining interests, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, wildlife, politics, nature, animals, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, conservation )

Cal
- 1 day ago - change.org
The proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay wilderness may be the worst corporate assault on America's natural heritage that no one's ever heard of.
U.S. Extends Keystone XL Comment Period, Delaying Final Decision
Environment  (tags: politics, obama, news, Keystone XL Pipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
The U.S. State Department announced on Friday it is extending the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, a move that likely postpones a final decision on the controversial project until after the November 4 mid-term elections.
Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 3 days ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Require Top Experts for Oiled Wildlife Recovery!
Environment  (tags: oil spills, wildlife restoration, removing oil from animals, response, protection, animals, ecosystems, environment, energy, wildlife, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - change.org
Leading experts should oversee oiled wildlife recovery during major spills: Once a spill occurs, the clock starts ticking - there's a limited amount of time in which to recover animals where they stand a chance of surviving.
Ask the Election Commission to Enforce the Model Code of Conduct and Not Let the Government Tamper With Our Safety ! SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, healthconditions, food, energy, government )

Cher
- 13 days ago - greenpeace.org
We need YOUR support to tell the Election Commission to keep our food and energy supply safe!
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE EPA YOU SUPPORT THEIR NEW LIMITS ON CARBON POLLUTION FROM POWER PLANTS
Environment  (tags: POLLUTION, CARBON EPA, EMISSIONS, environment, government, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 16 days ago - bit.ly
Electricity plants running on coal produce more than a quarter of US carbon pollution. Right now, there are absolutely no limits on carbon pollution. That's plain wrong.
TAKE ACTION NOW! URGENT: Stop Congress From Rubber Stamping Fracked Gas Exports!
Environment  (tags: LNG, fracking, political pressure, frack is whack, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, habitat, green, government )

Cal
- 16 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The oil and gas industry is using the crisis in Ukraine as an excuse to pressure Congress to rubber stamp approval of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Government for Conserving Wetlands - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: WETLANDS, RESTORATION, protection, government, green, GoodNews, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud Secretary Jewell and the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission for approving millions of dollars to help restore and conserve North American wetlands.
The World Must Invest in Mangroves
Environment  (tags: mangroves, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
Mangrove swaps don't just protect coastlines from storms, flooding and erosion - they also sequester huge tonnages of carbon. And that makes them a super-smart investment
Sheikhs Who Snapped Up Cheap Flats in the Athletes Village Set to Rake in £1billion Profit
Environment  (tags: environment, stae-owned, government, idiocy )

Shil
- 27 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Taxpayers' money was used to build it and then it was sold for a song. The Government didn't know what to do with it and they ran out of money to keep it.'
U.N.: We Can Save World's Forests at a Fraction of Cost of Fossil Fuels Subsidies
Environment  (tags: politics, green, government, environment, study, UN, deforestation, destruction, ecosystems, trees, habitatdestruction, habitat, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - news.mongabay.com
nvesting $30 billion a year in forest conservation -- less than seven percent of the $480 billion spent annually on fossil fuels subsidies -- could help stop deforestation while accelerating a transition toward a greener global economy
OP-ED: Why American Universities Must Divest From Fossil-Fuel Companies
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, divestment from fossil fuel companies, studints, colleges, ethics, politics, pollution, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, government, humans, nature, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - e360.yale.edu
With our leaders repeatedly failing to take action on climate, divestment from fossil-fuel companies is one of the few effective strategies remaining. Climate change is an urgent moral crisis, and our universities and institutions must take a stand.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE EPA TO PROTECT MONARCHS!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, pesticiddes, Monsanto, EPA, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, government )

Cal
- 30 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
As Big Ag has dramatically increased its use of genetically modified crops resistant to potent weed killers like Monsanto's Roundup, industrial use of these herbicides has exploded -- killing off the milkweed that monarch butterflies need to survive
 

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