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End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 2 days ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
AUSTRALIA: Baird Government Sacrifices Wombats in Quest for Woodchips
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, deforestationhabitat, pollution, wildlife, animals, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, protection, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - independentaustralia.net
Glenbog forest is being logged, seemingly with little or no care being paid to the noble womba
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand the End to Pollution and Revival of the Isipingo River, KZN, South Africa
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, water, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The municipality blames that ageing infrastructure for the burst pipe, but it is the very same municipality that does not maintain the infrastructure in Isipingo. Fish have died in the thousands and recently the surrounding beaches have been deemed unsafe
GOOD NEWS! Ecologists Just Saved Miles Of Texas Coastline Using BP Oil Spill Money
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, GoodNews, government, green, protection, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Twenty-seven square miles of pristine coastal land along the central Texas coastline between Houston and Corpus Christi will now be preserved for future generations after a decades-long effort by environmental groups and $34.5 million from penalties paid
ACTIVISM: OP-ED: What the Anti-Fracking Movement Brings to the Climate Movement
Environment  (tags: FRACKING, FRACK IS WHACK, ACTIVISM, climate, climate-change, politics, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
It turns out that the same unfixable engineering problem that sets the table for contaminating our water also contaminates the atmosphere with climate-killing methane.
Oregon Blocks Coal Exports to China
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, coal, coal exports, protection, politics, environment, conservation, ecosystems, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Plans to build coal terminals in the Pacific Northwest are biting the dust.
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 8 days ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Make the Fracking Industry Come Clean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, protection, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA has the chance to hold the oil and gas industry accountable by doing two big things -- requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking and studying how these chemicals impact public health
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 10 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
The Real Eco-Terrorists Wreaking Havoc on the World
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, mining companies, corporate abuse, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, humans, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 10 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Who should we truly be concerned about: the "eco-terrorists" aiming to protect and conserve the planet for future generations, or those who aim to exploit Earth's resources for monetary and materialistic purposes?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: danger of exploding oil trains, regulations, safety, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, green, government )

Cal
- 11 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 11 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
It Takes More Than Two to Tango - or to Clean Up Argentina's Riachuelo River
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, clean-up, world, government, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 13 days ago - ipsnews.net
Around 1,500 tons of solid waste was also removed from the river and its banks, and the wide towpaths along the river were reopened and paved to provide access to and control over the river.
 

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