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TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Rebuilding Kissama: War-Torn Angola's Only National Park Affected By Deforestation, But Refaunation Gives Hope
Environment  (tags: deforestation, wildlife, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, government, green, water, trees )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Angola is one of Africa's most biologically diverse countries, boasting a long Atlantic coastline, dense equatorial forests, rivers thick with mangroves, vast desert expanses, rolling savannah grasslands and high-altitude rocky outcrops.
GOOD NEWS! Rare Bird Paradise Protected in War-Torn Colombian Mountain Range
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A coalition of conservation groups have established a new protected area in one of Latin America's most neglected ecosystems: the Colombian-side of the Serranía de Perijá mountain range
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocean Life From 1 Trillion Pieces of Plastic
Environment  (tags: pollution, oceans, politics, wildlife, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
As Arctic ice melt accelerates due to climate change, more than one trillion pieces of plastic could be released into the ocean over the next decade--posing serious threats to sea life.
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 7 days ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
Rare Florida Forest Set to Be Leveled for a Walmart and Chik-Fil-A
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, overdevelopment, corproate greed, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, protection, pollution, humans, nature, government, politics, green )

Cal
- 10 days ago - dailykos.com
bout 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals and insects found no place else, was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer.
CLIMATE CHANGE: Maine Is the New Florida
Environment  (tags: climate-change, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, globalwarming, green )

Cal
- 10 days ago - onearth.org
What will summer be like in your city by the end of the century? (Hint: hot.)
ExxonMobil's New Guinea Nightmare
Environment  (tags: protection, destruction, environment, Exxonmobil, corproate greed, mining intersts, energy companies, disaster, endeforestation, ecosystems, world, politics, energy, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, green, government, nature )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thenation.com
How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest
TAKE ACTION NOW! Thank President Obama for Protecting Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, protection, humans, habitat, GoodNews, ecosystems, wildlife, green, government )

Cal
- 17 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
President Obama has signed a proclamation designating almost 500,000 acres of the Potrillo Mountains, Sierra de las Uvas, Robledos Mountains and the surrounding desert in southern, New Mexico as the nation's newest monument -- Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Acid Fracking in the Everglades - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: acid fracking, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, destruction, pollution, protection, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Citizens and county officials are fighting the use of acid fracking near the Florida Everglades. While acid fracking has been used before in the state, it has never been used this close to the national park
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ipsnews.net
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 33 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
SUCCESS! World Heritage Committee Rebukes Australia By Rejecting Request to Axe Tasmania's Forests
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, government, green, world, protection, forests, conservation, energy, nature, humans, politics )

Cal
- 34 days ago - wilderness.org.au
The World Heritage Committee today delivered a strong rebuke to the Australian Government by rejecting its request to delist Tasmania's new World Heritage forests so they could be logged, environment groups and Aboriginal Tasmanians said
 

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