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'Earth Focus' Documents How a New Jersey Town Reclaimed Its Water Supply After Decades of Chemical Pollution
Environment  (tags: water pollution, reclamation, pollution, politics, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Toms River, N.J. was the sort of place people romanticized about as a quintessential setting for the American dream--until a dye manufacturer began dumping its toxic waste in the local water supply.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
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
Food Stress Shrinks Antarctic Fur Seal Colony
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, wildlife, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1 day ago - nzherald.co.nz
A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said.
First the Bees, Then the Birds, and Now the Fish Are at Risk From a Particularly Toxic Pesticide
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, destruction, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, endangered, animals )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takepart.com
A new government study finds extensive contamination of rivers with neonicotinoids linked to bee die-off.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAVE BEES FROM BIG AG'S CHEMICAL ATTACK!
Environment  (tags: EPA, activism, colony collapse, bees, Big Ag, Monsanto, chemicals, pesticies, politics, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, humans, healthconditions, government, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to heed the rising tide of evidence linking neonics to the collapse of bee colonies and impose an immediate moratorium on their use. Call on her to put the public interest ahead of the profits of a handful of chemical
Obama Administration Proposes Stricter Rules for Crude Oil Trains to Halt Derailments
Environment  (tags: safety, crude oil transport, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, conservation, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced details Wednesday of a proposal to make crude oil transportation safer, in a bid to prevent more derailments and the threats that accompany them.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Speak Out to Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides By Aug. 18th
Environment  (tags: protection, healthconditions, PESTICIDES, FARMWORKERS, environment, ecosystems, politics, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Did you know? Pesticide exposure causes farmworkers to suffer more chemical-related injuries and illnesses than any other workforce in the nation.
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.
CALIFRONIA HALTS INJECTION OF FRACKING WASTE, Warning It May Be Contaminating Aquifers
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, environment, government, healthconditions, pollution )

Sherri
- 6 days ago - propublica.org
CA officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluid toxins into aquifers.
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.
Nuclear Waste - the Unanswered Questions That Won't Go Away
Environment  (tags: nuclear waste, nuclear waste storage, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, politics, humans )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
The recent closure of five US power stations is forcing the industry to confront big questions about radioactive waste
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 days ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
 

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