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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
- 15 hours 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 2 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
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
- 3 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
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
CALIFRONIA HALTS INJECTION OF FRACKING WASTE, Warning It May Be Contaminating Aquifers
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, environment, government, healthconditions, pollution )

Sherri
- 3 days ago - propublica.org
CA officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluid toxins into aquifers.
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
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
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
- 4 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
- 4 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.
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 )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
The recent closure of five US power stations is forcing the industry to confront big questions about radioactive waste
TKAE ACTION NOW! CANADA: No Drilling in Anticosti!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, oceans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Quebec government has given the green light to go ahead with environmental assessments to see if it is possible to explore for oil on Anticosti Island.
 

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