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Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: wildlife, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Stop plans to build a electrical transmission line through a natural landmark and crucial wildlife habitat
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: sumatran tigers, palm oil, deforestation, palm oil industry, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room for massive palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia.
This Proposed Pipeline Would Be Even Bigger Than Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: proposed Energy East Pipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, politics, healthconditions, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - grist.org
Meet Energy East: It will be 2,858-miles long, putting it right up there with some of the longest pipelines in the world. It would pump about a third more crude than Keystone XL was intended to.
Pacific Climate Change Warriors Block World's Largest Coal Port
Environment  (tags: activism, climate-change, world, pollution, ecosystems, oceans, politics, environment )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Climate Change Warriors from 12 Pacific Island nations paddled canoes into the world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia, Friday to bring attention to their grave fears about the consequences of climate change on their home countries.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Coal Ash Regulations Must Be In Place By December 19
Environment  (tags: la, w pollution, coal ash regulations, EPA, politics, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
. Thanks to a lawsuit by Earthjustice, and because of your actions to pressure decision makers, the EPA is under a court-ordered deadline to finalize the first-ever federal safeguards for coal ash.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Offshore Drilling on the East Coast - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: offshore oil drilling, environment, oil companies, destruction, ecosystems, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, government, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Now that the West Coast has successfully blocked efforts to start offshore drilling in the Pacific Ocean, oil companies have refocused their efforts to the East Coast where more state legislators may be open to accepting this destructive practice.
TAKE ACTION NOW! KEEP BIG OIL OUT OF THE ATLANTIC!
Environment  (tags: WHALES, OIL EXPLORATION, OIL DRILLING IN THEATLANTIC, OBAMA, obama, environment, destruction, ecosystems, oceans, politics, protection, world, humans, conservation, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell President Obama to withdraw his administration's approval of oil and gas exploration using high-intensity seismic airguns off most of the East Coast -- and save some 100,000 whales, dolphins and other marine mammals from needless suffering and injury
Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: rainforest, trees, forest, wolves, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 7 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest -- but we need your help to tell officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10-15 year timeline.
How California's Central Valley Went From Breadbasket to Wasteland
Environment  (tags: weather, politics, Caifornia, climate-change )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theweek.com
Blame the drought. And there's no relief in sight
Protect the Arctic
Environment  (tags: Artic ocean, waters, oil spilled, endagered, whales, polar bears, seals, wildlife, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, pr )

Sara
- 8 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
The Arctic Ocean's pristine waters are in danger. No technology currently exists to clean up oil spilled in the region home to endangered whales, polar bears, seals and other wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Punish Fracking Companies for Contaminating Drinking Water - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, harmful chemicals, fracking, oil companies, frackis whack, water, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, energy, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
It's estimated that three billion gallons of waste water were illegally dumped into central California's aquifers. Half of the samples collected at the eight sites tested contained high levels of arsenic, a carcinogen that harms the immune system, and tha
Fracking Fractures Argentina's Energy Development
Environment  (tags: racking, frack is whack, overdeleopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, energy, research, pollution, healthconditions, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ipsnews.net
along the roads, where there is intense traffic of trucks hauling water, sand, chemicals and metallic structures, oil derricks and pump stations have begun to replace the neat rows of poplars which form windbreaks protecting crops in the southern region o
 

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