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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 )

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- 13 hours 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 )

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- 13 hours 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.
Nuclear Waste - the Unanswered Questions That Won't Go Away
Environment  (tags: nuclear waste, nuclear waste storage, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, politics, humans )

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- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
The recent closure of five US power stations is forcing the industry to confront big questions about radioactive waste
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

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- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Anti-Environmentalists From Blasting Pollutants Into Air - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, selfish jackasses, morons, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, healthconditions, protection )

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- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
According to an article in Vocativ magazine, a community of men has taken it upon themselves to purposefully pour pollutants into the air. The men involved in this "pollution pageantry" have attracted thousands of followers on social media by spending tho
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 )

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- 2 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 )

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- 2 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 )

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- 4 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.
In North Dakota's Oil Bonanza, Natural Gas Goes Up in Flames
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

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- 4 days ago - latimes.com
The rapid escalation of energy production in shale formations across the U.S. has produced a bonanza of oil, but it has left many states scrambling to handle the natural gas that often flows in large volumes along with the crude.
GOOD NEWS! Coastal Wildlife Paradise Declared Biosphere Reserve in Argentina
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government, protection, world, habitat, wildlife, oceans, politics )

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- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Conservationists are celebrating the announcement that UNESCO has dubbed Argentina's Península Valdés a biosphere reserve under the Man and Biosphere Program
TAKE ACTION NOW: UK GOVERNMENT---Save Pristine Marine Ecosystem - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, world, habitat, animals, wildlife, government, humans, conservation )

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- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Rarely do we get the chance to preserve ecosystems still intact in our modern world. Sign this petition urging the British government to act in defense of the Pitcairn Islands before we lose another pristine landscape to exploitation.
CANADA: First Nations Challenge Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline in Court
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Enbridge Pipeline, First Nations, indigenous rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, world, wildlife, humans, government )

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- 6 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several First Nations and some environmental groups have filed suit to block the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Inc. through their territory, with a total of four legal challenges mounted as of Monday July 14.
Bill Cosby Supports March Against Massachusetts Pipeline
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, Bill Cosby, politics, protection, pollution, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, energy )

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- 7 days ago - csmonitor.com
Bill Cosby and his wife call it 'astounding' that all six New England governors support the natural gas pipeline. Kinder Morgan told Bill Cosby it plans to survey his Massachusetts land for the pipeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Colorado's Rivers
Environment  (tags: rivers, protection, destruction, animals, ecosystems, environment, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution )

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- 7 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Suncor: I Support Absolute Limits on Water Withdrawals and a Ban on Waste Water Dumping
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, water, tar sands, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, ecosystems, energy )

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- 8 days ago - whatyescando.org
Suncor is lobbying to get exempted from new water regulations to protect one of Canada's most important rivers. It wants to be able to take as much fresh water from the Athabasca River as it wants -- even when plant and animal life are at risk.
 

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