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TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE EPA TO PROTECT MONARCHS!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, pesticiddes, Monsanto, EPA, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, government )

Cal
- 469 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
How a False Solution to Climate Change Is Damaging the Natural World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, soil degradation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green )

Cal
- 474 days ago - theguardian.com
In growing maize for biogas, the crop that does most damage to the soil is being specifically exempted from the rules
In the Pastures of Colombia, Cows, Crops and Timber Coexist
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, climatechange, humans, nature, politics, government, GoodNews, world, protection )

Cal
- 474 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As an ambitious program in Colombia demonstrates, combining grazing and agriculture with tree cultivation can coax more food from each acre, boost farmers' incomes, restore degraded landscapes, and make farmland more resilient to climate change.
GOOD NEWS! FIRST Wilderness Bill Is Powerful Example of Bipartisanship
Environment  (tags: politics, government, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 474 days ago - pewenvironment.org
It is fitting that the bill to protect Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes is the first wilderness measure to be signed this year, the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act," said Mike Matz, director of U.S. public lands initiatives for The Pew Charitable Tr
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Strip Mine on La Bajada Mesa
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, mining project, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, nature )

Cal
- 477 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Help us stop a proposal to allow a gravel strip mine on top of La Bajada Mesa, south of Santa Fe along I-25. This stunning and historically important landmark will be desecrated by this strip mine, and use scarce, County-provided, potable water.
TAKE ACITON NOW! Ask Congress to Pass Wilderness Bills Before It's Too Late!
Environment  (tags: politics, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, habitat, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 477 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
More than two dozen wilderness protection bills have been introduced in Congress, but the bills have been stuck in legislative gridlock.
Scientists Blast Australian Leader's Proposed Ban on Parks
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, world, protection, nature, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 481 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A group of prominent scientists have blasted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's pledge to oppose the creation of any new protected areas in Australia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fine Coal Company for Its Toxic Legacy - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, pollution, government )

Cal
- 482 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud the decision to fine a major coal producer millions of dollars for its thousands of permit violations
URGENT! Please Sign to Save 500 Year Old Oak Tree in Texas
Environment  (tags: Texas, Texas DOT, oak, oak tree, road, 500 year old tree, cutting down, forest, trees, habitat, forests, government, trees, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction )

Julie
- 483 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
STOP the STATE of TEXAS from Destroying 500 Year Old Live Oak Tree and Forest!. Texas DOT ants to cut down 500 year old oak tree and forest to make room for a road. Please sign and share to save these trees.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Keystone XL--Urge President Obama to Stop Planet Destruction - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE, ACTIVISM, activism, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, water )

Cal
- 486 days ago - forcechange.com
Recently, over a thousand students stood in front of the White House in Washington D.C. with signs protesting the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
'No Jobs on a Dead Planet': 10 Reasons Nurses Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, politics )

Cal
- 486 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
National Nurses United, a group numbering 185,000 registered nurses from across the United States, is among the forces opposing the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry 880,000 barrels per day of viscous crude from the oil sands of Alberta, Canada to
ACTIVISM: Protect Our Sacred Water!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, BlackHIlls, indigenous rights, sacred landds, overdevelopment, water, resources, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 486 days ago - theecologist.org
The curse of Uranium has fallen once again on the Black Hills of South Dakota, ancestral home to the Lakota Indians - now fighting a massive mining project that threatens land, rivers and groundwater
LA Becomes Biggest American City To Put Moratorium on Fracking -
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, government, green, GoodNews )

Cal
- 486 days ago - occupy.com
Fracking for oil and gas will not be happening in Los Angeles any time soon after City Council members unanimously voted to ban the practice within city limits. The vote passes the motion to the City Attorney's office where it will be rewritten as a zoni
INDIA: Govt Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, green, GoodNews, trees, water, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 487 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife...
California Farmers Demand Fracking Moratorium
Environment  (tags: water, resource mangmeent, drought, California, fracking, frackis whack, government )

Cal
- 490 days ago - ecowatch.com
California farmers, grappling with a record drought that's parching their fields and livelihoods, call on Gov. Brown (D-CA) to place a moratorium on the water-intensive extreme oil and gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking
 

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