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GOOD NEWS! Coastal Wildlife Paradise Declared Biosphere Reserve in Argentina
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government, protection, world, habitat, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Conservationists are celebrating the announcement that UNESCO has dubbed Argentina's Península Valdés a biosphere reserve under the Man and Biosphere Program
On Track to 'Go Beyond the Critical Point': Sri Lanka Still Losing Forests at Rapid Clip
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, deforetation, Sri Lanka, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the southern tip of India, has the highest biodiversity in all of Asia, and is regarded as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots
TAKE ACTION NOW: UK GOVERNMENT---Save Pristine Marine Ecosystem - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, world, habitat, animals, wildlife, government, humans, conservation )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Rarely do we get the chance to preserve ecosystems still intact in our modern world. Sign this petition urging the British government to act in defense of the Pitcairn Islands before we lose another pristine landscape to exploitation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Bay Delta Twin-Tunnels Project, and Protect the Pristine Northern California Watersheds
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, Overdevelopment, water, drought, California, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
the proposed project would severely affect critical habitat for many species, including endangered Delta smelt and steelhead and chinook salmon. In addition, it would decrease water flows, impact many other threatened and endangered species, exacerbate e
CANADA: First Nations Challenge Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline in Court
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Enbridge Pipeline, First Nations, indigenous rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, world, wildlife, humans, government )

Cal
- 8 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several First Nations and some environmental groups have filed suit to block the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Inc. through their territory, with a total of four legal challenges mounted as of Monday July 14.
The Soil Pollution Crisis in China: A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge
Environment  (tags: soil pollution, China, world, pollution, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 8 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Chinese officials are only starting to come to grips with the severity and extent of the soil pollution that has contaminated vast areas of the nation's farm fields - by one estimate more than 8 percent of China's arable land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Whales From Tar Sands Oil Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, whales, proposed pipeline, tar sands, Canada, right whales, endangered, wildlife, habitat, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
North American energy giant Kinder Morgan has proposed an expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline from Vancouver, BC that would ship their product overseas. This puts endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in a great deal
1,000+ March in DC Demanding a Halt to Fracked Gas Exports
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, fracking, fractivism, activismm, destruction, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
More than 1,000 people from across the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond joined a first-ever "people's march" in DC to protest the gas industry's push to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from U.S. coastlines
Bill Cosby Supports March Against Massachusetts Pipeline
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, Bill Cosby, politics, protection, pollution, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, energy )

Cal
- 9 days ago - csmonitor.com
Bill Cosby and his wife call it 'astounding' that all six New England governors support the natural gas pipeline. Kinder Morgan told Bill Cosby it plans to survey his Massachusetts land for the pipeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Colorado's Rivers
Environment  (tags: rivers, protection, destruction, animals, ecosystems, environment, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 9 days ago - change.org
If we don't act now to protect them, our remarkable rivers and the bald eagles, mule deer, red foxes, cottontails, rainbow trout, blue herons and other wildlife that depend on them will be in peril.
Is the Grand Canyon Doomed? The National Park Faces Its Biggest Threat in 95 Years
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Grnad Canyon, pollution, radia-active, protection, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 9 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
Two new developments have been planned that could pose a threat to the park
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Suncor: I Support Absolute Limits on Water Withdrawals and a Ban on Waste Water Dumping
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, water, tar sands, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 10 days ago - whatyescando.org
Suncor is lobbying to get exempted from new water regulations to protect one of Canada's most important rivers. It wants to be able to take as much fresh water from the Athabasca River as it wants -- even when plant and animal life are at risk.
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
- 11 days ago - thenation.com
How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest
Company Seeks Barge Dock Permit for Shipping Fracking Wastewater
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, frack waste, frack waste transport, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, water, habitat, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ohioans are shocked to stumble on a new proposal by GreenHunter, a Texas-based fracking wastewater company, to build a barge off-loading facility on the Ohio River in Meigs County. Barging of liquid frack waste has not been approved by the U.S. Coast Guar
DRC Deforestation Escalates Despite Resource Shortages, Protests, Rape, Homicide
Environment  (tags: deforestation, DRC< AFrica, social problems, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, environment, world, wildlife, water, trees, forests, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Human communities moving into in formerly forested areas pose major problems to wildlife, as their habitat is destroyed to clear land for agriculture and people bring with them a taste for bushmeat.

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