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Environment

Wine, Not Gas! New York Residents Fight Gas Storage at Lake Seneca
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, fracking frack is whack, fracked gas storage, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - truth-out.org
New York's Finger Lakes region is a national treasure: 9,000 square miles of forest, wetlands, streams and lakes, including 10,000 acres of vineyards.Now this region is in imminent danger of becoming a major fracked gas hub
Cambodia: Indigenous Protests Repel Dam Builders - So Far
Environment  (tags: activism, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, water, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - theecologist.org
A protest camp hurriedly set up in March [2014] to stop Chinese dam builders entering the Areng Valley to start construction, has since been successful at repelling the dam-builders on several occasions.
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
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.
Wisconsin Tribes Urge EPA to Use Clean Water Act to Stop Gogebic Taconite Mine
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, EPA, Clean Water Act, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, conservation )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Wisconsin Federation of tribes has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to use the 404 C portion of Clean Water Act to stop mining activity by Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) in the Penokee Mountains located on the edge of the Bad River Ojibwe Reservati
STOP Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rain Forests *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

Frans
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change....
Tobacco - Zimbabwe's Forests Are Going Up in Smoke
Environment  (tags: economic boom, deforestation, overdevelopment, tobacco, poverty vs. progressdevastation of the l, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
In Zimbabwe, 15 % of its natural forest has been burnt down as farmers free more land to plant tobacco. On current trends, the country will be a desert in just 35 years from now.
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
- 5 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 7 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mining at Mt. St. Helens!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, MINING INTERESTS, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
During the last 30 years, mining interests have tried and failed to kick-start mining efforts on 900 acres just outside the boundary of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
TKAE ACTION NOW! CANADA: No Drilling in Anticosti!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, oceans )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Quebec government has given the green light to go ahead with environmental assessments to see if it is possible to explore for oil on Anticosti Island.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING IN FLORIDA!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Fracking could begin any day in Florida, and in some of its most precious ecosystems, including the Everglades. It could rapidly do irreparable damage to Florida's environment and economy--its tourism, citrus, coral reefs, etc.
 

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