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Wisconsin Residents Blame Fracking for a Boom in Sand Mining Facilities
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, fracking, frack is whack, destruction, conservation, politics, energy )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - cbsnews.com
In Wisconsin, residents are having an emotional debate over the fuel-drilling technique known as "fracking," in which a sand mixture is blasted underground to extract oil and gas from rock
Go Wild for National Park Week: April 19-27
Environment  (tags: national parks, environment, ecotourism, biodiversity, wildlife, protection, habitat, ecosystems, environment, politics, nature )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation host National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage. This year National Park Week--technically nine days--is scheduled for April 19-27.
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
- 12 hours 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.
A Strong Environment Includes Healthy Rivers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, water )

Cher
- 13 hours ago - act.americanrivers.org
The Colorado Water Plan must incorporate provisions for a "strong environment" with healthy rivers and streams that have the water they really need.
PepsiCo: Time to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 13 hours ago - act.ran.org
PepsiCo is a major Conflict Palm Oil laggard, dragging its feet, refusing to admit it even has a problem. With a whopping 457,200 metric tons of palm oil used annually in snacks like Cheetos and Lay's potato chips, PepsiCo has a huge impact on the planet
Universities Must End Financial Ties to Climate Denying Fossil-Fuel Giants - Now
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, energy, forests, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
Schools like Harvard exist to foster knowledge and understanding, yet they're investing in an industry that has systematically undermined that work.
Welcome to Ground Zero--Literally--for Sea Level Rise in North America
Environment  (tags: climate-change, rising seas, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, politics, pollution, oceans, nature, humans )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - takepart.com
A bayou port for the oil and gas industry is under threat from global warming. The jambalaya is served with a side of irony.
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
- 20 hours 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.
Keep Oregon's Rivers Clean and Clear of Mining ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action below -- tell the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to keep our rivers clean and clear by tightening permits for this reckless form of river mining.
Tell BP to Come Clean ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
This week, the nation is marking the fourth year since the beginning of the BP disaster. BP America's President John Mingé chose this moment to declare that "[n]o company has done more to help a region recover." We beg to differ.
Tell Governor McAuliffe: You Can Be a Climate Champion ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, climate-change )

Cher
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
On Tuesday, April 8, Governor Terry McAuliffe made a speech where he acknowledged and pledged to take action to address climate change.
Protect Silver Springs - Say NO to Adena Springs Ranch ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell the St. Johns Water Management District to say NO to the Adena Springs Ranch Proposal once and for all.
Help Keep Ship Sewage Out of Puget Sound ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, habitat, protection, destruction )

Cher
- 2 days ago - action.foe.org
Please take action below by April 21 to support a ban on the dumping of any ship sewage, treated or not, into Puget Sound waters.
Let's Shut the Door on Fracking ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 2 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Fracking could come to the Pioneer Valley -- the site of the Connecticut River, family farms and picturesque small towns. But we don't want it anywhere in Massachusetts. That's why urgent action is needed now.
Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial Site
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, animals, world, overdevelopment, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists
 

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