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Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
TAKE ACTION NOW! All Hands On Deck In The Fight Against Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fractivism, activism, protection, environment, ecosystems, water, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The fight against fracking has reached a crucial tipping point in New York. And even if you don't live in the state, it's an all-hands-on-deck moment.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Precious Freshwater Supply From Nuclear Waste - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, pollution, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
A proposed nuclear waste site will sit threateningly close to the Great Lakes, an invaluable water source for eight U.S. states as well as Ontario, Canada.
New York Climate March Draws Hundreds of Thousands
Environment  (tags: Climate March, climate-change, ecosystems, activism, world, environment, pollution, protection, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history
Officials Worry More Could Be Trapped After Flooding in New Mexico
Environment  (tags: weather, climate, climate-change, humans, death, flooding, south eastern New Mexico, destruction, water )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - krqe.com
The New Mexico National Guard is rescuing more people Saturday from dangerous flooding in southern New Mexico. The heavy rain and flooding is all due to Tropical Storm Odile.
U.S. Food Guidelines Can Slow Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate, climatechange, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Sara
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Act now: Tell the advisory committee to cut climate change from the American diet by including recommendations for reduced meat and dairy consumption in the 2015 dietary guidelines.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Declare Unique and Biodiverse Region a National Monument - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans, habitat, trees )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Declare the Berryessa Snow Mountain region of Northern California a national monument
Do Airplanes Dump Chemicals When Flying?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, pollution, nature, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - greenerideal.com
Don't Worry---Contrary to popular belief, planes don't drop toilet waste out of the skies either. Waste is sucked into huge tanks which are emptied when the plane reaches its destination.
North Carolina Cracks Down on Venus Flytrap Poachers
Environment  (tags: protection, fauna, green, poaching fauna, Venus Flytraps, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - reuters.com
Already at risk from coastal development, the estimated 35,000 remaining wild plants are now threatened by poaching so severe, that new legislation signed into law on Thursday by Governor Pat McCrory, now makes it a felony punishable by up to 25 months in
Disaster-Induced Displacement Grows Worldwide
Environment  (tags: climate refugees, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
the annual report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) revealed that in 2013, three times as many people were displaced by natural disaster as by conflict.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Preserved Land From Gas Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, humans, energy, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a 126-mile tract for a new gas pipeline that will run straight through Massachusetts's natural land and water resources as well as tax state citizens to pay for the project.
Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 7 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
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
- 7 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...
Arctic Gateway Pipeline: Alberta Looks Far, Far North to Potential Oilsands Export Route
Environment  (tags: forests, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, nature )

Cal
- 7 days ago - desmog.ca
While the Keystone XL, Northern Gateway, Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines remain stalled in political upheaval, environmental opposition and regulatory processing, the government of Alberta could start moving landlocked oil to tidal waters via the
 

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