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TAKE ACTION NOW! PEPSICO: Cut Conflict Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: palm oil, rainforest destruciton, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, green, government, nature, humans )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
The biggest threat to the rainforest right now: palm oil plantations are clear-cutting the rainforest so they can expand. And the world's largest global snack food company could help end that with one piece of paper.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, ecosystems, environment, green, conservation, nature, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1 day ago - nanuet.patch.com
Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
A History of Earth Day
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, April 22, history, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 3 days ago - history.com
Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness.
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
- 4 days 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
- 4 days 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.
Cowboy-Indian Solidarity Challenges the Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL, alliances, alliance, humans, politics, ecosystems, endangered, environment, wildlife, habitat, green, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 9 days ago - theecologist.org
The 'Cowboy Indian Alliance' heads to Washington this month to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Send Thanks to Australia for Creating the Largest Marine Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: marine sanctaries, cean life, protectio, environment, ecosystems, green, humans )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The government has created Australia's largest fully protected marine reserve near two far-flung islands, in a move which environmental groups say will help safeguard rare whale species.
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
- 19 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
- 22 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.
BP More Than Doubles Estimate of Oil Spill in Lake Michigan
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, endangered, environment, pollution, water, habitat, green, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 22 days ago - latimes.com
BP, the petroleum giant, has more than doubled its estimate of how much crude oil it spilled this week into Lake Michigan, a source of drinking water for some 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs.
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
- 30 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
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
- 38 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Strip Mine on La Bajada Mesa
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, mining project, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, nature )

Cal
- 41 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
- 41 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: palm oil, environment, ecosystems, deforestation, greenliving, green, protection, Sustainabililty, world, eco-friendly, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 44 days ago - change.org
Palm oil, an ingredient in thousands of everyday products from snack foods to shampoo, is ubiquitous in our grocery stores and homes.
 

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