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Stop the Strip Mining of the World's Biggest Wild Salmon Habitat
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, Salom, bear, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 11 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bristol Bay is more than just a pristine slice of Alaskan wilderness. It's the last remaining wild salmon habitat in North America, supporting more than 42% of the world's salmon population.
A Global Plan for Road Expansion That Doesn't Cost the Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, impact of rads on ecosystems, weather, wildlife, world, animals, green )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - theecologist.org
A new atlas was created that shows where the 'goods' of roads outweigh the 'bads', so that developing countries can harness the prosperity new roads can bring, without the destruction
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
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
- 5 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
Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, animals, endangered, environment, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send an emergency message to the EPA telling them to stop the Pebble Mine. The Mount Polley disaster is a horrifying glimpse at what could be in store if the EPA fails to follow through with its proposal to block mega-mining in the Bristol Bay wilderness.
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
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
- 11 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.
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
- 12 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.
A Paradise Being Lost: Peru's Most Important Forests Felled for Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, habitat, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, government, green, protection, forests, trees, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 17 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Despite a comprehensive forestry reform in 2000, when a forestry concession system was adopted, up to 90 percent of timber extracted from forests in Peru is likely done so illegally.
This Map Shows Why We Must Save Rain Forests to Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: deforestation, climate change, corporate greed, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, climate-change, government, green, pollution, healthconditions, world, humans, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 24 days ago - globalpost.com
Scientists have long known that halting climate change will be impossible without stopping the destruction of the world's forests.
OP-ED: Fracking - US Companies and Regulators Must Disclose Environmental Data
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, dangers, safety risks, protection, humans, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, green, government, habitatdestruction, water, pollution, politics, conservation )

Cal
- 25 days ago - theecologist.org
Among the risks of fracking are fragmentation of wildlife habitats, groundwater depletion, surface water pollution.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell World Bank: Don't Scrap Environmental Protections!
Environment  (tags: World Bank environmental protections, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, green, forests, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Bank's plan would relax the conditions on which it will lend billions of dollars a year to developing countries, allowing countries to simply opt out of policies to protect the environment or ensure the human rights of indigenous people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the World's Most Prolific Wild Salmon Runs in Alaska
Environment  (tags: MINING INTERESTS, salmon runs, endangered, animals, environment, ecosystems, water, humans, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, pollution, green, government, protection )

Cal
- 30 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
A mining corporation wants to build a monstrous open pit copper-gold mine at the headwaters of Alaska's Bristol Bay--home to the largest and most productive wild salmon runs on Earth.
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 30 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
 

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