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De-Protection of Protected Areas Ramps Up in Brazil, 'Compromises the Capacity' of Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: protection, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, politics, nature, humans, habitat )

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- 24 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil is the country with the largest protected area system in the world, spanning nearly 220 million hectares of land, from the Pantanal marshes to rainforest crawling with wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save New Mexico's Last Free-Flowing River
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature )

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- 29 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Originating in America's first designated wilderness area, New Mexico's Gila River is a biological gem.But New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will soon decide whether to OK a billion-dollar boondoggle that could destroy this river as we know it.
Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, mining projects, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 22 days ago - takepart.com
Mountaintop removal is destroying one of the world's hot spots for salamander biodiversity.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ALASKA: Don't Mine in Beloved Ski Area - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: miningintrests, proposed development, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, forests, nature, humans, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 29 days ago - forcechange.com
The oldest downhill ski area in Fairbanks, Alaska is at risk of destruction by a proposed gold mine. Mining in this area will destroy a treasured community resource as well as threaten the area with the contamination and pollution associated with gold min
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep North Carolina's Forests Beautiful for Future Generations
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, nature, humans, politics, habitat, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - change.org
More than one million acres of western North Carolina lies in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Ensuring that that land is managed properly for people and nature is vital to its future
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Struggling Walruses From Arctic Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, lawsuits, walruses, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 14 days ago - ecowatch.com
Six environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) challenging a rule that would allow oil companies to begin drilling in key walrus feeding areas in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea by next yea
TAKE ACITON NOW! UK: SAVE OUR FORESTS & PUBLIC LAND! Amend or Scrap the Destructive Infrastructure Bill
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, environment, destruction, UK, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 22 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Infrastructure Bill poses a huge threat to our publicly owned green spaces and forests from flogging off & development, to our homes & landscape from fracking & radioactive waste...
In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bear
Environment  (tags: animals, protection, humans, oceans, overdevelopent, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 5 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent's last large brown bear populations.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Oppose Invasive Oil Pipeline
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, ecosystems, PIPELINE, energy, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, protection, healthconditions, healthconditions )

Cal
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed invasive oil pipeline is set to cross through 17 counties of Iowa to transfer crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline will destroy the land for construction and risk contaminating homes, farms, and precious freshwater sources.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect The Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: mininginteress, rainforests, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, government, protection, wildlife, world, nature, politics )

Cal
- 14 days ago - ran.org
the Leuser Ecosystem exists at a tenuous crossroads. Despite being protected under Indonesian national law, massive industrial development for palm oil, pulp and paper plantations and mining threaten the entire ecosystem, as well as the continued wellbein
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on the Keystone XL!
Environment  (tags: politics, humans, ecosystems, vote on KEystone XL Pipeline, environment, destruction, protection )

Cal
- 8 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Senate is about to vote on a bill that would force approval of this disastrous project -- endangering the American heartland, worsening our dependence on fossil fuels and driving more climate chaos.
Disappearing Oasis: Northeastern India Losing Forests as People Move in -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, India, agriculture, agriculture and food, ecosystems, environment, destruction, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Global Forest Watch (GFW) shows that India as a whole lost about 842,200 hectares of forest between 2001 and 2012. Of this, about 548,440 hectares was lost from northeast India alone. -
TAKE ACTION NOW! MICHIGAN: Stop the Expansion of Eagle Mine
Environment  (tags: mining interests, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, pollution, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 7 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Help protect the Yellow Dog River in the Upper Peninsula from the encroachment of sulfide mining. The Minerals Management Office of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is considering the application of Eagle Mine LLC to lease about 40 acres of la
Dirty Legacy
Environment  (tags: tar sands, corruption, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - onearth.org
Exposing the lax regulation and health risks of Alberta's tar sands industry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say No to Unsafe Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, ARCTIC DERILING, OIL COMPANIES, animals, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, politics, humans )

Cal
- 21 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We can't stand back and watch while a potential oil spill threatens to put the Arctic Ocean ecosystem at risk. Say no to unsafe oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
 

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