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Will China's Great Fracking Leap Help It Wean Off Coal?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, coal, China, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, healthconditions, water, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - snip.ly
Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences,
An Australian's Call to Action: Reclaim the Climate Movement
Environment  (tags: activism, call to action, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, climate-change, climate, climatechange, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, wildlife )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - occupy.com
Here in Australia we've watched the situation go from bad to worse in the year since we elected the worst of all possible governments to power. To say Australia lacks the political will to address "the greatest moral and social challenge of our time" is
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect and Preserve the Beautiful Region and Nature of the Appalachian Highlands and Mountains.
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, healthconditions, protection, pollution, energy, habitat, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
the ecology of some parts of Appalachia has been damaged by coal mining due to lax environmental standards. We need all of the state governments involved and the U.S. federal authorities to strenghthen the present environmental laws
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Time for Real Toxics Reform!
Environment  (tags: CONTROLS, TOXINS, toxins, toxin controls, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - action.ewg.org
The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply, officials did not know the harmful effects of drinking that contaminated water. We need real reform of this l
Drinking Water Contaminated By Fracking Boom in Texas and Pennslyvania, Says New Study
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, research, healthconditions, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.
By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING---Park Place Energy Corp. Will Not Drill Bulgaria
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, acivism, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, healthconditions, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
OP-ED: Nuclear Power - Insanity at Taxpayers' and Consumers' Expense
Environment  (tags: energy, nuclear power, alternative enrgy, boondoggle, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, radia-active )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
Nuclear power exists for one reason only, writes Ralph Nader - government support. Without the taxpayer subsidies, accident liability waivers and exploited consumers, nuclear power wouldn't exist
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto Vs. Monarchs - Millions of Butterflies Disappearing
Environment  (tags: monarchs, Monsanto, pesticides, endangered, pollution, world, wildlife, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Monsanto's GE crops are driving the iconic butterfly to extinction. Please visit Rainforest-Rescue.org and sign the petition. We need to work together to stop Monsanto.
Battle for Democracy in Fracking Fight Continues in Colorado
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, fracking, political fight, clean water, communities, activism, ecosystems, energy, water, protection, nature, healthconditions, pollution )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ecowatch.com
The battle between citizens concerned about health, safety and the environment and corporate fossil fuel interests continues to escalate in Colorado.
Botswana Government Lies Exposed as $5bn Diamond Mine Opens on Bushman Land
Environment  (tags: world, indigenous rights, mining companies, environmental destruciton, protection, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, government, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 12 days ago - theecologist.org
The mine opening has also exposed Botswana's commitment to conservation as window dressing. The government falsely claims that the Bushmen's presence in the reserve is "incompatible with wildlife conservation"
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, energy, humans, ecosystems, politics, pollution, radia-active, healthconditions )

Cal
- 12 days ago - secure.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.
 

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