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Doing the Unthinkable: Giant Gas Pipeline to Flank a New York Nuclear Power Plant
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, safety, energy, protection, politics, pollution, healthconditions, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - truth-out.org
A very large gas pipeline will soon skirt the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC), an aging nuclear power plant that stands in the town of Cortlandt in Westchester County, New York, 30 miles north of Manhattan.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon Rainforest From Big Oil
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, pollution, politics, world, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
The Amazon rainforest is the largest of its kind on Earth, hosting a vibrant and rich variety of life. However, the President of Ecuador intends to sell these pristine lands to big oil companies, even though this landscape hasnâEUR(TM)t recovered from Chevro
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Secretary Kerry to Protect the Arctic
Environment  (tags: no Arctic drilling, Big Oil, Big Oil Companies, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, world, energy, humans, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Tell Secretary Kerry that the Arctic Ocean is one of the best places on Earth to start saying no to Big Oil. Secretary Kerry has the opportunity to unite eight Arctic Circle countries in protecting this unique area from drilling.
Air Pollution May Be Damaging Children's Brains - Before They Are Even Born
Environment  (tags: research, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, humans )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Exposure to air pollutants during pregnancy may contribute to childhood abnormalities in the brain, a new study suggests.
Scientists Blast Cambodia for Road Proposed Through Protected Forest
Environment  (tags: overdevelopment, habitat loss, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, energy, forests )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A group of scientists have expressed 'strong concerns' about mounting threats to wilderness and wildlife in Cambodia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don'TLet Your Shampoo and French Fries Destroy Tropical Forests and Displace Orangutans
Environment  (tags: consumergoods, palm oil, deforestation, endangered, wildlife, world, animals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, humans )

Cal
- 9 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Global fast-food and packaged-goods companies use palm oil to make everything from french fries to cosmetics to shampoo. But palm oil is a major driver of deforestation and global warming.
How Meat Consumption Is Linked to Climate Change and Drought
Environment  (tags: humans, environment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, protection )

Cal
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
As news keeps pouring in about CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s epic drought, Democracy Now! looks at the link between water shortages, climate change and meat consumption.
Take Action to Phase Out Coal
Environment  (tags: coal industry, carbon emissions, climate-change, energy, government, green, healthconditions, animals, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty )

Sara
- 10 days ago - act.350.org
Coal is responsible for over a third of GermanyâEUR(TM)s greenhouse gas emissions and yet proposed legislation to limit emissions from burning coal is currently under threat from vested interests and coal industry lobbying.
TAKE ACTION NOW! A Game-Changer for the Amazon
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, Amazon, indigenous rights, government, protection, world, wildlife, humans, nature, habitat )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
An ambitious project is underway to create the largest environmental reserve in the world, protecting 135 million hectares of Amazon forest. ThatâEUR(TM)s more than twice the size of France!
Save the Kalmiopsis, Sign the Petition
Environment  (tags: industrial nickel mining, wilderness landscapes, rivers, animals, conservation, habitat, humans, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 11 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Mining these areas would harm streams that are eligible to become Wild and Scenic Rivers. Please protect these special watersheds for future generations to come.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Migratory Bird Habitat From Development
Environment  (tags: protection, wildlife, development, greed, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, conservation, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Save a coveted nature preserve and migratory bird habitat from a proposed development plan.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Tin Mining on Ecologically Rich Island
Environment  (tags: mining innterests, development, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, ecosystems, endangered, world, wildlife, protection, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
A small, pristine island, home to a variety of marine and terrestrial wildlife, is in danger of environmental degradation by tin mining practices
Kaiduan Dam in Borneo Meets Fierce Opposition
Environment  (tags: wildlife, world, protection, environment, dam building, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, humans, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
It would submerge as much as 12 square kilometers (about 3,000 acres) of forest and parts of the Crocker Range, which the Sabah government itself nominated to be a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and is home to numerous endangered species.
Cambodia: Local People Risk Everything to Defend National Park Sold Off to Highest Bidders
Environment  (tags: indigneous rightsk, greed, corporate greed, palm oil, overdevelopment, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - theecologist.org
Botum Sakor National Park is being sold off piecemeal to developers for logging, plantations, casinos and hotels. Now local communities are defending themselves and their land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ARIZONA: Enact Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, protection, habitat, humans, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Arizona has recently decided to continue the use of plastic bags, despite evidence that there are far safer alternatives. Please sign this petition to urge Arizona to reconsider this decision
 

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