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With Dry Taps and Toilets, California Drought Turns Desperate (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, weather, drought, water, health conditions, climate-change, nature, globalwarming, government )

Carrie
- 147 days ago - nytimes.com
After a nine-hour day working at a citrus packing plant, her body covered in a sheen of fruit wax and dust, there is nothing Angelica Gallegos wants more than a hot shower, with steam to help clear her throat and lungs.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 161 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 186 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
Stop Practice of Intentionally Harming Environmental Activists --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: USA, rolling coal, destruction, energy, environment, health conditions, humans, pollution )

Lynn
- 226 days ago - forcechange.com
There is a new hobby for anti-environmentalists involving the intentional emission of blankets of soot on pedestrians and other cars. These protesters need to be stopped from harming the environment, and more importantly innocent people.
Fix Radioactive Leaks at Nuclear Disaster Site --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans, pollution, radioactive, Japan, Fukushima, TEPCO, nuclear power, ecosystems, energy, habitat destruction, petition, health conditions )

Lynn
- 226 days ago - forcechange.com
A corroded pipe at Japan's doomed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant... continues to leak radioactive water into the ocean and groundwater, delaying further cleanup of the site. ... (TEPCO) has known about the radioactive leak ... continues pose a hazard ...
Rolling Coal: Conservatives 'Screw' Obama By Modifying Trucks to Spew Toxic Black Smoke (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: Americans, ethics, health conditions, environment, government, humans, pollution, protection, politics, nature )

Carrie
- 234 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives who detest President Barack Obama and EPA clean air regulations are modifying their vehicles to purposefully spew black smoke into the atmosphere.
Indonesia's Haze From Forest Fires Kills 110,000 People Per Year
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Indonesia, health conditions, deaths pollution, pollution, pollution victims, world, environment, ecosystems, animals, conservation )

Cal
- 275 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Haze caused by burning peat forests in Indonesia kills an average of 110,000 people per year and up to 300,000 during el Niño events, while releasing hundreds of millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Demand Oil Spill Cleanup in Amazon
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat destruction, health conditions, pollution, politics, water, conservation, Pluspetrol, Peru, Argentina )

Lynn
- 294 days ago - forcechange.com
... unacceptable levels of lead and cadmium have been registered in the blood of children near the spill, the Argentinian company ... has failed to clean up the contaminated area. Please stand with these indigenous people to ... cleans up the oil-contaminated ...
82,000 Tons of Coal Sludge Spilling For Days Into NC River Threatens Virginia Drinking Water (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: water, Duke Energy, coal ash, health conditions, Dan River, North Carolina, Virginia, humans, wildlife )

Carrie
- 386 days ago - rawstory.com
Five days after coal ash began leaking into the Dan River in North Carolina last weekend, Duke Energy still can't say if the mess will ever be cleaned up.
Global Food Supply Under Threat as Water Wells Dry Up, Analyst Warns
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate, health conditions, water, weather, environment, climatechange, humans, animals )

Carrie
- 601 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Wells are drying up and underwater tables falling so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the US that food supplies are seriously threatened, one of the world's leading resource analysts has warned.
Tell President Obama and the FDA You Won't Eat GMO Salmon!
Environment  (tags: humans, health conditions, food, oceans, nature )

Carrie
- 790 days ago - healthimpactnews.com
Right now President Obama and bureaucrats at the Food and Drug Administration are preparing to unleash genetically engineered salmon on the market. After years of controversial regulatory review, this past week the Obama administration cleared a final ...
24 Policies to End the Earth Emergency
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, habitat destruction, health conditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, Sustainability, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Kit
- 997 days ago - nationofchange.org
Ecologically ignorant policies are largely responsible for the interlinked crises that are unraveling the planet's life support system.
Monsanto's GM Sweet Corn, Coming to Your Plate
Environment  (tags: Humans, habitat, food, GMO, health conditions, environment, endangered, destruction, world )

Beth
- 1223 days ago - action.freshthemovie.com
The new GM sweet corn is engineered to kill insects with Bt toxins and to resist heavy spraying with Roundup herbicide. Already, Roundup resistant crops have resulted in an epidemic of over 21 types of resistant superweeds. Even more alarming, recent...
ACTION ALERT: Protect Our Wildlife and Waterways From Pesticides! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: enviornment, pesticides, conservation, protection, legalisation, nature, threatened, health conditions, humans, wildlife )

Simone
- 1327 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Nearly a billion pounds of pesticides are used each year in the United States. Pesticide contamination is pervasive in aquatic habitat for fish and wildlife throughout the country and in the public water supply, causing needless threats to both wildlife
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop the Construction of Raven Coal Mine! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: pollution, destruction, health conditions, environment, threatened, raven coal mine )

Simone
- 1338 days ago - change.org
The Raven Coal Mine that has been proposed for construction in the Tsable River Watershed in the Comox Valley is both damaging to the economy, and to the environment. It will produce approximately 80 million tonnes of carbon emissions, and will pollute
 

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