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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
- 7 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.
The Last Best Place No More: Massive Deforestation Destroying Prime Chimp Habitat in Uganda
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, deforestation, destruction, animals, wildlife, world, humans, government, ecosystems )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Prime chimpanzee habitat is gone --Global Forest Watch data shows at least 20 percent of the forest cover along the Kafu River in western Uganda has disappeared since 2001
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reprimand Energy Company for Deliberate Pollution - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, corporate dumping, water pollution, pollution, world, humans, healthconditions, wildlife )

Cal
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
North Carolina's Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, is under fire by environmentalist groups after aerial surveillance photos revealed that the company was illegally and deliberately dumping over 61 mill
TAKE ACTION NOW! Peru: Don't Licence Soldiers and Police to Kill Environmental Protesters
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISTS, SAFETY, PERU, LAW, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, world, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Laws recently passed in Peru exempt members of the armed forces and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injury or death to environmental protesters.
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
- 2 days 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
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
- 9 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.
Dark Snow: From the Arctic to the Himalayas, the Phenomenon That Is Accelerating Glacier Melting
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pollution, black snow, glacial melting, ocean rise, climate-change, politics, oceans, healthconditions, nature, climatechange, climate, humans, world )

Cal
- 25 days ago - theguardian.com
Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat
30% of Borneo's Rainforests Destroyed Since 1973
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, trees, humans, habitat loss, biodiversity, destruction, forests )

Cal
- 13 days ago - news.mongabay.com
More than 30 percent of Borneo's rainforests have been destroyed over the past forty years due to fires, industrial logging, and the spread of plantations, finds a new study
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Political Candidate's Effort to Destroy National Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The beautiful forests of national parks are being threatened by Republican efforts to allow drilling, mining, and logging in those areas. Pristine landscapes may be annihilated by human-created environmental destruction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Colorado's Rivers
Environment  (tags: rivers, protection, destruction, animals, ecosystems, environment, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 16 days ago - change.org
If we don't act now to protect them, our remarkable rivers and the bald eagles, mule deer, red foxes, cottontails, rainbow trout, blue herons and other wildlife that depend on them will be in peril.
Next Big Idea in Forest Conservation? Rewards for Reforestation
Environment  (tags: protection, ecosystems, environment, forests, world, humans, nature )

Cal
- 17 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Susie McGuire and Dr. Edward Louis Jr. are the powerhouse team behind the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP), an NGO that involves local residents-both human and primate- in reforestation efforts in Madagascar.
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
- 6 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.
DRC Deforestation Escalates Despite Resource Shortages, Protests, Rape, Homicide
Environment  (tags: deforestation, DRC< AFrica, social problems, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, environment, world, wildlife, water, trees, forests, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 19 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Human communities moving into in formerly forested areas pose major problems to wildlife, as their habitat is destroyed to clear land for agriculture and people bring with them a taste for bushmeat.
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
- 5 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
 

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