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TAKE ACTION, Help Save the Last Forest on Earth Where Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos and Orangutans Live Together
Environment  (tags: Petition, rainforests, endangered, Indonesia, Sumatra, sun bears, tigers, orangutans, rhinos, elephants, palm oil, logging, mining, animals )

Beatrice
- 69 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The last place on earth where critically endangered Sumatran tigers, rhinos, sun bears, elephants and orangutans are found together in one forest is under threat from mining, logging and palm oil companies. Conservation groups are fighting a spatial plan
Small Local Protests Kill Big Oil and Mining Worldwide
Environment  (tags: Environment, environmental justice, First Nations, Native Americans, Local Protests, grievance, climate change, big oil, mining, sustainability risk )

Betsy
- 75 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Multinational corporations are infamous for pushing native people off their land in order to open a new gold mine, extract oil, or otherwise extract local resources. For decades, backlash has been thought to be both limited and ineffectual
Ban Toxic Coal Ash From Being Used as Land Fill - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Ban, toxic ash, landfill, pollution, environment, mining, tribal )

Marie
- 92 days ago - forcechange.com
Coal ash is a toxic byproduct of mining, and until now its disposal has been loosely regulated. Following a massive coal ash spill in 2008 tribal leaders, public health groups and environmentalists pressured the government to finally weigh.
The Horrifying Health Effects of Mining
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, mining, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, research )

Cal
- 114 days ago - alternet.org
Recent studies suggest that coal mining affects the health of everyone who lives nearby--not just those who work in the mines
Infinito Gold: Drop Your Lawsuit Against Costa Rica ACTION Link
Environment  (tags: Costa Rica, Infinito Gold, mining, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, endangered )

Nancy
- 157 days ago - care2.com
Canadian mining company Infinito Gold wants to build the Las Crucitas mine in Costa Rica's Cerros Crucitas: a pristine, protected forest area that is home to several endangered species.
TAKE ACTION NOW;Protect Alaskan Wilderness From Largest Open-Pit Mine
Environment  (tags: TAKE ACTION: SIGN PETITION, Alaskan wilderness, open pit mine, mining )

Beatrice
- 158 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: President Barack Obama President Obama: Stop Pebble Mine Goal: Stop largest open-pit mine in North America from destroying pristine Alaskan wilderness.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Santa Rita Mountains in AZ From the Proposed Rosemont Mine
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, gred, mine project, mining, mining interests, protection, conservation, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, green, government )

Cal
- 176 days ago - change.org
Canadian-owned Augusta Resource/Rosemont Copper is seeking permits to build a massive open-pit copper mine 3,000 feet deep and over 1 mile wide on 4,700 acres in the Santa Rita Mountains just south of Tucson, AZ. Most of this land is public land within
NIGER: World's Poorest Suffer From Radioactive Sickness as Areva Mines for Uranium
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, pollution, healthconditions, mining, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, world )

Cal
- 184 days ago - ecowatch.com
French company Areva keeps contaminating those residents and their environment while mining away for uranium--one of the few resources the world's poorest country still has.
Gold Company Destroys Filipino Village
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, mining, society, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 238 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Australian-New Zealand mining company Oceana Gold has destroyed the isolated rural village of Didipio in the mountains of Kasibu in Nueva Vizcaya, a province of the Philippines.
OP-ED: BHP in Indonesian Borneo: The Coal Disaster Waiting to Happen
Environment  (tags: mining, environment, destruction, world, protection, nature, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 244 days ago - abc.net.au
BHP Billiton has a massive coal mine planned for Central Kalimantan. But local environmental activists are worried about its impact on people and forests.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ghana's Atiwa Rainforest Must Be Protected
Environment  (tags: RAINFROESTS, rainforests, environment, mining, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, protection, humans, pollution, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 254 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
A total of 260 square kilometers of Atiwa have been declared a protected area. Yet the forest is not only rich in life, but also in minerals. Atiwa has significant bauxite deposits that the government intends to mine
Hinton Coal Mine Leak: Alberta Pit Failure Dumps Plume Of Refuse Into Athabasca River
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, water polllution, mining, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, water )

Cal
- 264 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The "major failure" of a pit at an Alberta coal mine has released one billion litres of contaminated water into the Athabasca River.
Borneo's Rainforest Coal: City of London Profit.
Environment  (tags: mining, environment, greed, destruction, indigenous rights, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, protection, pollution, politics, forests )

Cal
- 268 days ago - theecologist.org
The development of coal mines in East Kalimantan is having a huge impact on local and indigenous populations, destroying the forest and displacing communities--London banks profit.
Goldcorp Gets Environmental Go-Ahead for Chile Mine
Environment  (tags: mining, corporate mining interests, natve rights, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, conservation, world, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 278 days ago - uk.reuters.com
While a copper boom has buoyed Chile's economic growth, many Chileans feel the profits have not benefited them and that massive mining operations have polluted the environment,
Will Villagers Halt Australia's Mining Reboot?
Environment  (tags: mining companies destruction habitat des, MINING, world, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, politics, healthconditions, humans, protection, ecosystems, conservation, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 284 days ago - csmonitor.com
A court is weighing the interests of mining companies - key to Australia's economic growth for two decades - against those of small communities that are concerned about environmental impacts.
 

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