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Obama Move Will Harm the Oceans
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, oceans, politics, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - progressive.org
The Obama Administration has given the go-ahead to a massive new oil exploration program off the Atlantic coast. It has approved the use of underwater blasts of sound to pinpoint oil and gas deposits in federal Atlantic Ocean waters. - See more at: http:
Can Your Town Ban Fracking? Depends on the State
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, law, municipalities, fracking bans, politics, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, energy )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - csmonitor.com
As more and more cities and towns mull fracking bans, courts are weighing in with decisions that vary widely by state.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mega Resort Development Puerto Azul That Will Help to Destroy the Belize Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, proposed resort, protection, nature, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - change.org
Belize is still a developing country but it has gained momentum and acclaim for its reputation on eco-tourism. We can and should continue eco-based growth in a healthy way for this tiny but very beautiful country.
How a Town in Maine Is Blocking An Exxon Tar-Sands Pipeline
Environment  (tags: activism, local government, fracking, activism, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, water, politics )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - motherjones.com
Do not underestimate the power of a local government."
Report Exposes European Lobby Groups Who Ensure Expansion of Shale Gas
Environment  (tags: fracking frack is whck, European pro-fracking lobbying, oil industry, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
A new report from Friends of the Earth Europe aims to expose Shell, Total and ExxonMobil, along with groups like BusinessEurope and OGP, to reveal what it calls a "thick web of lobbying activity."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Political Attack on National Monuments - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: national parks and monuments, protectins, proposed law, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection, politics, government, water )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The Antiquities Act has been preserving and protecting our shared American heritage since before any of us were born. The "No New Monuments" proposal would completely nullify the Antiquities Act, making it much more difficult to permanently protect federa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Political Candidate's Effort to Destroy National Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 2 days 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAVE BEES FROM BIG AG'S CHEMICAL ATTACK!
Environment  (tags: EPA, activism, colony collapse, bees, Big Ag, Monsanto, chemicals, pesticies, politics, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, humans, healthconditions, government, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to heed the rising tide of evidence linking neonics to the collapse of bee colonies and impose an immediate moratorium on their use. Call on her to put the public interest ahead of the profits of a handful of chemical
Obama Administration Proposes Stricter Rules for Crude Oil Trains to Halt Derailments
Environment  (tags: safety, crude oil transport, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, conservation, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced details Wednesday of a proposal to make crude oil transportation safer, in a bid to prevent more derailments and the threats that accompany them.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Speak Out to Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides By Aug. 18th
Environment  (tags: protection, healthconditions, PESTICIDES, FARMWORKERS, environment, ecosystems, politics, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Did you know? Pesticide exposure causes farmworkers to suffer more chemical-related injuries and illnesses than any other workforce in the nation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocean Life From 1 Trillion Pieces of Plastic
Environment  (tags: pollution, oceans, politics, wildlife, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
As Arctic ice melt accelerates due to climate change, more than one trillion pieces of plastic could be released into the ocean over the next decade--posing serious threats to sea life.
Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
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
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
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
- 6 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.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
 

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