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Rebuilding Kissama: War-Torn Angola's Only National Park Affected By Deforestation, But Refaunation Gives Hope
Environment  (tags: deforestation, wildlife, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, government, green, water, trees )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Angola is one of Africa's most biologically diverse countries, boasting a long Atlantic coastline, dense equatorial forests, rivers thick with mangroves, vast desert expanses, rolling savannah grasslands and high-altitude rocky outcrops.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Political Candidate's Effort to Destroy National Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
The beautiful forests of national parks are being threatened by Republican efforts to allow drilling, mining, and logging in those areas. Pristine landscapes may be annihilated by human-created environmental destruction.
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
STAND UP TO STOP SEISMIC BLASTS ON THE EAST COAST!
Environment  (tags: East Coast, Obama Administration, seismic blasting, 138, 200 marine mammals in danger, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, whales, wildanimals, wildlife, water, world )

Desanka
- 5 days ago - act.oceana.org
The Obama Administration released a "record of decision" that will allow seismic blasting in an area of the East Coast twice the size of California. These blast threaten to injure or kill up to 138,200 marine mammals, including endangered right whales.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING IN FLORIDA!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Fracking could begin any day in Florida, and in some of its most precious ecosystems, including the Everglades. It could rapidly do irreparable damage to Florida's environment and economy--its tourism, citrus, coral reefs, etc.
Northern Canada Is On Fire, And It's Making Global Warming Worse
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, wildfires, northern Canada, world, weather, nature, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
Wildfires have burned six times as many acres as normal this year in the Northwest Territories.
Rare Florida Forest Set to Be Leveled for a Walmart and Chik-Fil-A
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, overdevelopment, corproate greed, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, protection, pollution, humans, nature, government, politics, green )

Cal
- 8 days ago - dailykos.com
bout 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals and insects found no place else, was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer.
On Track to 'Go Beyond the Critical Point': Sri Lanka Still Losing Forests at Rapid Clip
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, deforetation, Sri Lanka, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the southern tip of India, has the highest biodiversity in all of Asia, and is regarded as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots
Relocating Wildlife Will Cost Billions If Thames Airport Goes Ahead
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, cost of development, preserving wildlife, UK, proposed building, overdevelopment, protection, nature, world, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 10 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Providing alternative habitats for wildlife could cost up to £2bn if a proposed Thames Estuary airport is built, reports the BBC
Say NO to New Dams on the Upper Green River! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 11 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
As part of Wyoming's new statewide water strategy, Gov. Matt Mead is considering whether to recommend building two large dams near the headwaters of the Green River at the foot of the Wind River Range. The two dams -- one of which would impound 150,000 ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Colorado's Rivers
Environment  (tags: rivers, protection, destruction, animals, ecosystems, environment, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 11 days ago - change.org
If we don't act now to protect them, our remarkable rivers and the bald eagles, mule deer, red foxes, cottontails, rainbow trout, blue herons and other wildlife that depend on them will be in peril.
Next Big Idea in Forest Conservation? Rewards for Reforestation
Environment  (tags: protection, ecosystems, environment, forests, world, humans, nature )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Susie McGuire and Dr. Edward Louis Jr. are the powerhouse team behind the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP), an NGO that involves local residents-both human and primate- in reforestation efforts in Madagascar.
ExxonMobil's New Guinea Nightmare
Environment  (tags: protection, destruction, environment, Exxonmobil, corproate greed, mining intersts, energy companies, disaster, endeforestation, ecosystems, world, politics, energy, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, green, government, nature )

Cal
- 13 days ago - thenation.com
How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest
 

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