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Evangelicals Pressure Florida Governor on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: politics, news, republicans, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 31 days ago - ecowatch.com
Led by its president Rev. Mitch Hescox, the group is delivering petitions with more than 60,000 signatures to Florida Governor Rick Scott, asking him to lead on climate change, which is already impacting the state in a multitude of ways
Climate Change Will Hurt Nations' Credit Ratings, S&P Warns
Environment  (tags: money, news, world, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 121 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Add credit ratings to the list of things climate change might ruin.
Water Shortage Divides Californians on Solutions and Blame
Environment  (tags: politics, news, environment, drought, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 149 days ago - latimes.com
The vast majority of Californians believe, unsurprisingly, that the state is in the throes of a serious water crisis. But many disagree about what can be done about it.
U.S. Extends Keystone XL Comment Period, Delaying Final Decision
Environment  (tags: politics, obama, news, Keystone XL Pipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Cal
- 152 days ago - reuters.com
The U.S. State Department announced on Friday it is extending the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, a move that likely postpones a final decision on the controversial project until after the November 4 mid-term elections.
Mining and Salmon Don't Mix - Via OnEarth Magazine (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Environment  (tags: Article, Environment, EPA, NRDC, Wild Animals, Habitat, News )

Victoria
- 241 days ago - onearth.org
A large copper mine proposed in Alaska's Bristol Bay, home to sockeye salmon, spirit bears and dozens of Native American tribes, would destroy the pristine streams and wetlands, according to a peer-reviewed report released yesterday by the EPA.
PAY ATTENTION! Plan to Delist Gray Wolf Endangers Other Threatened Species, Researchers Find
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, protection, wildlife, science, politics, habitat, environment, republicans, obama, americans, politics, democrats, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, candidates, news, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 258 days ago - eurekalert.org
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The federal government's proposal to discontinue protection for the gray wolf across the United States could have the unintended consequence of endangering other species, researchers say.
In Rare Deal, Israel, Jordan And Palestinian Authority Shake Hands Over One Thing: Water
Environment  (tags: world, news, goodnews, politics, israel, palestine, water, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, GoodNews, government, world, protection, radia-active )

Cal
- 281 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
On Monday, in a moment of rarity, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed a historic agreement at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., aimed at fostering water cooperation and initiating a project to help "save" the body of water.
5 of the WorldâEUR(TM)s Most Amazing Trees | EcoWatch
Environment  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news, trees )

Christeen
- 294 days ago - ecowatch.com
If you like trees, you'll love this.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend France for Upholding Nationwide Ban on Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Fracking, news, good news, frack is whack, environment, polution, health, safety, ecosystems, haitat desruction, animals, Animals' Welfare )

Cal
- 331 days ago - forcechange.com
l. The ban was passed because there was concern that fracking for shale gas could lead to a leak of methane gas, which is a more potent green house than carbon. fracking could also lead to the pollution of fresh water supplies and mini earthquakes
Over 100 Scientists Warn Ecuadorian Congress Against Oil Development in Yasuni
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, government, development, ethics, politics, world, society, news, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 349 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Over 100 scientists have issued a statement to the Ecuadorian Congress warning that proposed oil development and accompanying roads in Yasuni National Park will degrade its "extraordinary biodiversity."
Malaysia Clearcutting Forest Reserves for Timber and Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse )

Cal
- 357 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In July Bikam Permanent Forest Reserve in Malaysia's Perak state was degazetted, allowing the forest to be clearcut for an oil palm plantation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination
Environment  (tags: ethics, environment, EPA, news, FRACKING, fracking, business, law, society, usa )

Cal
- 359 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The EPA is supposed to protect American citizens from threats like fracking, not bow to the oil and gas industry.
Our Cheap Snack Food Habits Are Killing the Orangutans -- Time to Stop
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 366 days ago - alternet.org
Huge corporate palm oil plantations are the cause of so many ills -- and it's something we can fix.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create a Policy to Stop the Use of Destructive Palm Oil Products By New York State
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 366 days ago - change.org
It is time that New York state, which banned the sales of shark fins, to protect the ocean's biodiversity, speak up for the forests biodiversity and commit to using only sustainably produced palm oil!
 

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