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TAKE ACTION NOW! Peru: Don't Licence Soldiers and Police to Kill Environmental Protesters
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISTS, SAFETY, PERU, LAW, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, world, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 11 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Laws recently passed in Peru exempt members of the armed forces and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injury or death to environmental protesters.
China's Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, CHina, destruction, world, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 11 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Three decades of rapid economic development in China has left a troubling legacy - widespread soil pollution that has contaminated food crops and jeopardized public health.
Borneo Mega-Dams Threaten Indigenous 'Ethnocide'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, indigenous rights, biodiversity, environment, destruction, conservation, animals, wildlife, protection, politics, pollution, nature, world )

Cal
- 11 days ago - theecologist.org
Massive dams in Sarawak, Malaysia, threaten to flood over 2,000 square kilometers of the world's oldest rainforests, displace 10,000s of indigenous people, and aggravate climate change
155-Mile March Protests Oil and Gas Industries Threat to Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, Louisiana oil lobby, gas and oil companies, ecosystems, environment, protection, healthconditions, pollution, energy, nature, humans, government, politics, water, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
A group of concerned citizens walked 155-miles in eight days from Grand Isle to Baton Rouge, along Louisiana Highway 1. They marched for "Flood into Baton Rouge," an event focused on water quality issues and threats to clean drinking water by the oil and
TAKE ACTION NOW! North Carolina Governeor: Don't Start Fracking Our Lands!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, humans, energy, nature, habitatdestruction, water )

Cal
- 13 days ago - change.org
Fracking generates emissions and millions of gallons of hazardous wastes are dumped into open-air pits-- this can cause serious illness to those living around these areas and breathing in this polluted air.
A DANGEROUS EXPORT: Fracking Goes Global
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, oil industry, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, pollution, world, radia-active, nature, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, wildlife )

Cal
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
While families across the U.S. continue suffering from the effects of the country's fracking boom, the practice is expanding to other nations.
BP Seeks Return Of Oil Spill Claim 'Overpayments'
Environment  (tags: BP deepwater Horizon damages, law, alleged overpayments responsibility, corporate greed, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
BP wants a federal judge to order restitution -- plus interest -- of what it says are hundreds of millions of dollars in overpayments to some businesses that claimed losses due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
Welcome to West Port Arthur, Texas, Ground Zero in the Fight for Climate Justice
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thenation.com
If you live in a toxic environment like this, surrounded by refineries, you're probably not thinking about some future apocalypse. You're living in one.
Kill the Land, Kill the People: There Are 532 Superfund Sites in Indian Country!
Environment  (tags: pollution, Superfund sites, indian contry, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, healthconditions, politics, radia-active, ecosystems )

Cal
- 16 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Of a total of 1,322 Superfund sites as of June 5, 2014, nearly 25 percent of them are in Indian country.
Regional Court Kills Controversial Serengeti Highway
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, wildlife, GoodNews, protection, animals, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 17 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Serengeti ecosystem got a major reprieve last week when the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) ruled against a hugely-controversial plan to build a paved road through Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Sediment Dumping in the Great Barrier Reef - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, destruction, ecosystems, environment, world, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Despite ongoing controversy the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved a project to expand nearby coal ports. A massive amount of sediment dredged during this expansion would be dumped inside the park, threatening Australiaïs world-renown
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 19 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Western Australia: Place a Moratorium on Gas Fracking
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, wildlife, world, nature, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, energy )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Western Australia government has allowed fracking to go ahead in the stunning Kimberley region without an Environmental Protection Authority assessment (EPA).
UK: Save Our Public Lands and Forests
Environment  (tags: UK, forests, preservation, protection, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, world, politics, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife, humans, nature )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
Just how safe are Britain's public lands and forests?The idea of selling off the Public Forest Estate presents an awkward dilemma...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up Against Fracking in Maryland
Environment  (tags: FRACKING FRACK IS WHACK, fracking, water, protection, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, energy, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 19 days ago - change.org
Fracking next door in Pennsylvania has left a trail of ravaged forests, polluted streams, sickened families, and contaminated water supplies in its wake. And now big oil and gas companies like Halliburton and Exxonmobil are pressing to force Maryland to

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