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Stop Prospecting for Iron Ore in Southern Kruger National Park Area - To Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: Petition, Kruger national park, iron ore, mining, conservation, environment )

Scooby
- 41 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Kruger National Park is one of the most renowned national parks in the world and home to many 1000's of species including many on the endangered list.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Surface Mine in National Forest - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, mining, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Cal
- 45 days ago - forcechange.com
A rare mineral, open-pit mine is proposed for a national forest in Wyoming. There is only one other rare earth mineral mine in the U.S. The mining of these materials will destroy the surface of the land as well as pose a threat to freshwater sources
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
- 186 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
- 192 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
The Horrifying Health Effects of Mining
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, mining, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, research )

Cal
- 232 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
- 274 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
- 276 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
- 293 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
- 301 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
- 356 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
- 362 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
- 372 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
- 381 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
- 385 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
- 395 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,
 

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