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Mining and Salmon Don't Mix - Via OnEarth Magazine (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Environment  (tags: Article, Environment, EPA, NRDC, Wild Animals, Habitat, News )

Victoria
- 93 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
- 110 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
- 133 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
- 146 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
- 183 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
- 201 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
- 209 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
- 211 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
- 217 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
- 218 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!
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy: Reopen EPA Investigations Into Fracking-Related Water Contam
Environment  (tags: ethics, environment, EPA, news, FRACKING, fracking, business, law, society, usa )

Cal
- 236 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Over the past year, the Environmental Protection Agency has repeatedly shut down its own fracking-related water contamination investigations after being pressured by the oil and gas industry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the United States to Use Only Sustainable Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 240 days ago - forcechange.com
The palm oil industry has been wreaking environmental damage for years. Several nations have already committed to using only sustainable palm oil, but the United States has yet to take such an environmental initiative.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Oil Tanker Traffic in British Columbia's Coastal Waters
Environment  (tags: government, ethics, obama, politics, climate change, energy, altenrative energy, usa, economy, news, ecosystems, energy, environment, protection, humans )

Cal
- 245 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A single Exxon Valdez-like spill would be catastrophic to thousands of families and coastal livelihoods, entire cultures and a spectacular diversity of life. It's time to unite in the protection of our coast and urge Parliament and the Legislature to st
Endangered Chimps and Forest Elephants Found in Rainforest to Be Logged for Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, rainforest economy, abuse, environment, destruction, animals, wildlife, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 255 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A biological survey of forests slated for destruction for a palm oil project in Cameroon has uncovered 23 species of large mammals, including the world's most endangered chimpanzee
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Amazon and Its Indigenous People From Brazilian Mega-Dam
Environment  (tags: activism, Amazon, politics, Belo Monte Dam, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms, world, politics )

Cal
- 265 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Survival International is petitioning Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to suspend plans to build the dam until local indigenous communities have given their free consent. Sign today before it's too late!
 

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