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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Give Away Public Lands
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, humans, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Stop Congress from using taxpayer funds to sell public lands to opportunistic exploitation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ALASKA: Stop Proposed Gold Mine in Popular Recreational Area
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, recreation, mining interests, Alaska, conservation, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
Deny the proposal for a gold mine operation near residential homes and on an outdoor recreational area.
Demand Oil Company Clean Up Spill
Environment  (tags: oil spill, pollution, habitatdestruction, animals, healthconditions, nature, oceans, protection, wildlife, ecosystems, water, humans, politics )

Sara
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Another devastating oil spill has hit Santa Barbara s beaches. It s estimated that 21,000 gallons of oil leaked onto the beach when a pipeline ruptured off the coast of Refugio State Beach.
Keep Burning Native Forests Out of the RET!
Environment  (tags: forests, climate-change, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, animals, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - nature.org.au
Tony Abbott is trying to change the rulebook so that burning our native forests would count towards our Renewable Energy Target (RET). Burning our forests is not a solution to climate change, it is an environmental nightmare
Deforestation, Exploitation, Hypocrisy: No End to Wilmar's Palm Oil Land Grabs in Nigeria
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, environment, land grabs, corporate corruption, Wilmar, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
PESTICIDES: Pineapple Industry Leaves Costa Rican Communities High and Dry
Environment  (tags: pesticides, pollution, corproate greed, saftey, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Twelve years after finding the first traces of pesticides used by the pineapple industry, in the rural water supply, around 7,000 people from four communities in Costa RicaâEUR(TM)s Caribbean region are still unable to consume their tap water.
TAKE ACTION NOW! COAL INDUSTRY IN COLOMBIA: Stop the River Diversion at Cerrejon
Environment  (tags: mining interests, pollution, protection, coal industry, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - action.globaljustice.org.uk
The Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia has already forcibly relocated thousands of people from local communities. Now the mine wants to divert one of the area's few rivers to access more coal - but it is one of the main sources of water for people there
Coca-Cola: The New Enemy Of The Environment?
Environment  (tags: National Park Service, coca cola pollution, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife, trees, water, healthconditions, forests )

Barb
- 3 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Tell the National Park Service to stop pandering to corporate interests!
Planned Mega-Port in Brazil Threatens Rich Ecological Region
Environment  (tags: planned development, Brazil, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
Activists and local residents have brought legal action aimed at blocking the construction of a nearly 50 sq km port terminal in the Northeast Brazilian state of Bahia because of the huge environmental and social impacts it will have.
This Palm Oil Company Just Bulldozed a Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, destruciton, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 days ago - grist.org
Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations. In addition, the report found that Astra is responsible for clearing 27,000 hectares of ultra carbon-rich peatland since 2009
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Our Environment By Fighting For A Zero Deforestation Policy
Environment  (tags: rainforest destrucitons, rainforests, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, Sustainabililty, protection, nature, humans, government, wildlife, world, forests )

Cal
- 7 days ago - change.org
Rainforest's are hotspots for biodiversity and filter vast amounts of carbon from the atmosphere. Destruction of these rainforests for palm oil plantations is driving species to extinction and causing massive carbon pollution.
Primary Rainforest Cleared for Massive Palm Oil Plantations in Peru
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, animals, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, humans, politics, trees )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Seventy-seven percent of the total deforested area had not been cleared âEUR" in other words, it had been primary forest âEUR" for at least the last 25 years.
Development Threatens AntiguaâEUR(TM)s Protected Guiana Island
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - ipsnews.net
Guiana Island, located off the northeast coast of Antigua between the Parham Peninsula and Crump Island, is the fourth largest island of Antigua and Barbuda. It is a refuge for the Fallow Deer, AntiguaâEUR(TM)s national animal.
OP-ED: Accidents, Waste and Weapons: Nuclear Power Isn't Worth the Risks
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, nonukes, Hell No, we won't glow!, follies of nuclear power, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, energy )

Cal
- 9 days ago - theecologist.org
The case for expanding nuclear energy is based on myths about its status, greenhouse gas emissions, proliferation, accidents, wastes and economics.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ANTIGUA: Gaston Browne: Don't Let Chinese Developers Break Laws Conserving Our Marine Protected Areas.
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, politics, conservation, humans )

Cal
- 9 days ago - change.org
Recently a Chinese development company purchased some 1600 acres of undeveloped waterfront land with the intention of creating hundreds of villas, several marinas and luxury hotels, a casino, a school, a hospital, a horse racing track and two golf courses
 

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