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Running to Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work to Save Ugandan Reserve in the Midst of Massive Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, nature, politics, trees )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action
Environment  (tags: activism, activismenvironment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
more and more faith leaders are calling for divestment from fossil fuels. One of the most powerful advocates has been Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former South African Anglican Archbishop, Desmond Tutu, who recently called for an "anti-apartheid style b
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Bees From Monsanto's Chemicals and Crops - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, die-offs, pesticides, bees, pesticides in food and water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Call on the Secretary to uphold a judge's recent decision to revoke Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soy across Mexico on the grounds that such crops pose a great threat to bees
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
the Coast Guard closed down a 15-mile length of the Ohio River after Duke Energy's W.C. Beckjord Station outside Cincinnati dumped approximately 8,000 gallons of oil into the river, according to a Coast Guard estimate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA--Stand Up for BC Farmland
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, world, pollution, politics, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - secure.wildsight.ca
Long-term protection of our food producing lands is critical to ensuring British Columbia's food security
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 4 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
PARADISE LOST? Bali Uprising: Plan to Convert Protected Area Into Golf Courses, Mall Spurs Outrage
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, OVERDEVELOPMENT, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, oceans, wildlife, world, pollution )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a reversal sparking outrage from locals, and concern from environmentalists, the Governor of Bali, Indonesia has given the green light to a controversial development project in Benoa Bay.
Rail Oil Tankers, Victim of U.S. Safety Rules, Also Unwanted in Canada
Environment  (tags: oil tankers, public safety, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, pollution, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - reuters.com
Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada's oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. government forecast that the costly cars will continue in use in the energy sector.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create World's Largest Oceanic Reserve - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, ecosystems, conservation, protection, oceans, nature, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
President Obama is currently receiving public opinions on whether or not to create the world's largest natural reserve in the ocean
Drillers Illegally Using Diesel Fuel to Frack
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, fracking frack is whack, energy companies, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Fracking companies doctored records and hid the illegal use of the fuel, report says
Evangelicals Pressure Florida Governor on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: politics, news, republicans, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 4 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
 

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