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Colombian Farmers Sue BP Over Pipeline's Environmental Impact
Environment  (tags: law, lawsuit, destruciton, BP, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 6 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
- 15 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
- 15 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
- 17 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
- 39 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
- 39 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
- 72 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
- 73 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
- 82 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
- 85 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cheer Town's Victory Against Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, fracking, frack is whack, law, courtsecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 103 days ago - forcechange.com
A small town in upstate New York has taken proactive measures to prohibit the dangerous process of hydraulic fracking, and recently, the state's Supreme Court upheld their efforts to ban the practice.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Create and Support Clean Energy Victory Bonds to Help Address the Effects of Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, humans, politics, law, funding climat echange initiatives, government, ecosystems, destruction, environment, climatechange, climate, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 106 days ago - activism.thenation.com
Backed by the full faith and credit of the United States, CEVBs will allow any American to invest s little as $25. Advocates for the bill expect the sale of the bonds to raise up to $50 billion, which will then leverage an additional $100 billion from
TAKE ACTION NOW! FREE RUSSIAN ENVIRONMETALIST EVGENY VITISHKO!
Environment  (tags: human rights, environmentalits, Rssia, harsh punishment, activism, law, protection, world, ecosystems, environment, government, politics )

Cal
- 106 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
A Russian environmental activist is sentenced to 3 years in a penal colony on fabricated charges. His 'crime'? Revealing illegal building in a national forest and speaking openly about the environmental impact of Sochi Olympic Games' construction.
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: dissent, acitvism, India, law, overdevelopment, development, govenrmentecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, radia-active, protection, world )

Cal
- 107 days ago - theecologist.org
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised,
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
- 110 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.
 

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