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How An Indigenous Community in Ecuador Stood Up to Big Oil - and Won -
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, Indigenous rights, law, healthconditions, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Sarayaku, a Kichwa indigenous people numbering 1,200 from the Ecuadorian Amazon, won a historic court case in 2012.
Negligent and Unlawful: EFSA's Latest Guidance on Pesticide Use and Exposure
Environment  (tags: pesticides, law, Europe, EFSA, pollution, government, green, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - theecologist.org
After an apparent cave-in to Europe's pesticide industry, the European Food Safety Authority's latest guidance on pesticides conflicts with European law
Native Americans Arrested Following Keystone XL Pipeline Vote
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Keystoen XL Pipeline, native rights, law, activism, politics )

Cal
- 27 days ago - ecowatch.com
Native Americans in the gallery, singing a traditional tribal tune during this week vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline. Five of them were removed from the gallery and arrested.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Respect Citizens' Wishes to Ban Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, politics, protection, law, local ordinances, healthconditions, government, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 34 days ago - forcechange.com
The town of Denton, Texas recently voted to ban all fracking within its city limits, yet the State Railroad Commission, the body that regulates Texas' oil and gas companies, has said that it will continue to issue permits to frack in the town.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Your Representative to Close Unfair Pollution Loopholes for Fracking
Environment  (tags: law, loopholes, BP disaster, regulations, government, conservation, environment, destruction, CO2emissions, endangered, protection )

Cal
- 40 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Let's end the wait and ensure that companies like BP can't just dump toxic and unknown chemicals on oil spill disasters and call it a day.
Colombian Farmers Sue BP Over Pipeline's Environmental Impact
Environment  (tags: law, lawsuit, destruciton, BP, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 64 days ago - planetark.org
The group of farmers, called "campesinos," claim pipeline construction activities by British company Equion Energia, formerly BP Exploration (Colombia) Limited, severely reduced the productivity of their farms, and are seeking about 18 million pounds ($28
Brazil's Proposed Mega-Dam Auction Provokes Outrage, Indigenous Fight
Environment  (tags: AMazon, law, Brazil, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, healthconditions, nature, humans, healthconditions, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 72 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
When Brazil announced plans September 12 to build a new dam on the Tapajós River, they violated their own legal requirements to comply with a process of free, prior, and informed consultation with threatened indigenous and traditional communities. Read
A Mining Company's $300 Million Attack on El Salvador's Water
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, environmental protection, law, water, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation )

Cal
- 72 days ago - theecologist.org
OceanaGold is demanding $300 million in compensation from impoverished El Salvador after a mining permit was refused to safeguard a clean drinking water source that millions of people depend on
Ban on Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon Upheld By Arizona Court
Environment  (tags: law, development, goodnews, environment, Grand Canyon, habitat, ecosystems )

Cal
- 75 days ago - theguardian.com
Ruling protects national treasure against the possibility of opening it to 26 new mines and 700 exploration projects
MAKE FRACKING COMPANIES COME CLEAN!
Environment  (tags: fracking, pollution, chimicals, humans, endagered, animals, law, government, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 97 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Please put people before polluters and require mandatory reporting and public disclosure of all chemicals used during fracking. Thank you.
Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump for Fracking
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, humans health, animals, fracking, environment, wildlife, oceans, humans, habitat, habitat distruction, endagered, law, protection, government, sustainability )

Sara
- 97 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The EPA has a clear responsibility to intervene to protect our health and wildlife from oil companies fracking off our coasts.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand California's Leaders Get Kid-Harming Pesticides Off the Table
Environment  (tags: pesticides, children, law, development, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 130 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Children's developing brains and nervous systems can be harmed by exposure to certain pesticides--even at the very low levels commonly found on food
REDD - Destroy the Forests, Seize the Profits, Blame the Victims
Environment  (tags: deforesattion, institutional failures, World Bank, corporate abuse, law, pollution, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, world )

Cal
- 131 days ago - theecologist.org
REDD is continuing the TFAP tradition of failing to address the causes of deforestation.
EC Serves Notice to Poland Over Shale Gas Defiance
Environment  (tags: fracking, rack is whack, law, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 140 days ago - theguardian.com
Warsaw accused of breaching EU law on assessing environmental impact of fracking, reports EurActiv
Can Your Town Ban Fracking? Depends on the State
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, law, municipalities, fracking bans, politics, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, energy )

Cal
- 143 days ago - csmonitor.com
As more and more cities and towns mull fracking bans, courts are weighing in with decisions that vary widely by state.
 

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