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Buffy Sainte-Marie on Tar Sands: 'You'Ve Got to Take This Seriously'
Environment  (tags: tar sands, activism, indigneous rights, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics )

Cal
- 30 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
'If you really want to see something historic in your life, go to Fort McMurray and just bear witness to what they're doing,' says legendary musician-activist Sainte-Marie.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Newly-Discovered Ozone-Depleting Chemicals!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, ozone depletion, harmful chemicals, law, EPA, EPA oversight, politics, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, climate-change, globalwarming )

Cal
- 30 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA should ban four newly discovered chemicals that deplete the ozone but may slip through a legal loophole.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Defeat the Chemicals in Commerce Act Today!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, chemicals, pending legislation, congress, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 30 days ago - action.ewg.org
The Chemicals in Commerce Act is being shopped around the U.S. House of Representatives. It's beyond the pale. This bill - backed by chemical industry lobbyists - is nothing more than a rubber stamp for untested chemicals.
Report: Climate Change May Trigger 'Abrupt' Worldwide Consequences
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wat )

Kit
- 30 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Scientists warn of 'massive,' irreversible changes with devastating impacts unless world takes immediate action
While America Spars Over Keystone XL, A Vast Network Of Pipelines Is Quietly Being Approved
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather )

Kit
- 30 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn't delay the decision further, [....]
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE EPA TO PROTECT MONARCHS!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, pesticiddes, Monsanto, EPA, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, government )

Cal
- 30 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
As Big Ag has dramatically increased its use of genetically modified crops resistant to potent weed killers like Monsanto's Roundup, industrial use of these herbicides has exploded -- killing off the milkweed that monarch butterflies need to survive
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Polluters and Support the EPA's Action on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: pollution, politics, environment, destruction, conservation, endangered, ecosystems )

Cal
- 31 days ago - change.org
The Obama administration has proposed a critical plan to limit the industrial carbon pollution from new power plants that contributes to global warming.
2013 Was a Record Year For Oil-Train Accidents, and Insurers Are Wary
Environment  (tags: oil train accidents, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 32 days ago - alternet.org
Bakken oil train explosions have mostly been far from populated areas, but one explosion killed 47 people.
'Stable' NE Greenland Ice Sheet Is Melting Away
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, glacial metl, Greenland, world, protection, weather, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 32 days ago - theecologist.org
A new study has found that the NE section of the Greenland ice sheet - thought to be stable due to the extreme cold - has been losing ice since 2006 with increasing speed
Is the Amazon Heading Towards a 'Tipping Point' as a Carbon Sink?
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kit
- 33 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's largest rain forest is ravaged by deforestation and two recent droughts. If they continue, says one expert, the Amazon risks entering a period where it can no longer be relied upon to absorb more greenhouse gas emissions than it produces.
*Take Action* Tell America's Biggest Brands to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Petition, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 33 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell these major corporations that--for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests, peatlands, and endangered species--the time to act is now. Please sign the Petition!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend President Obama for Protecting Coastline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 33 days ago - forcechange.com
In keeping a promise made in his State of the Union address, President Obama recently expanded upon the California Coastline National Monument, adding to it the Mendocino coastline.
Lakota Vow: 'Dead or in Prison Before We Allow the KXL Pipeline'
Environment  (tags: Lakota Sioux, resistance, XL Pipeline, indigneous rights, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 34 days ago - truth-out.org
For a nation whose land and sovereignty has been threatened for hundreds of years by U.S. politics, the Keystone XL pipeline is part of a long history of threats to the Lakota Nation - and to the earth itself.
Indonesian Sugar Company Poised to Destroy Half of Island Paradise's Forests
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, sugar cane, biodiversity, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 34 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An Indonesian plantation company may be preparing to destroy up to half of the natural forests on Indonesia's remote Aru Islands, reports Forest Watch Indonesia.
 

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