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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
- 1 day 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
Protect Communities From Toxic Oil Refinery Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 1 day ago - secure2.edf.org
Take action today: Tell the EPA to make sure oil refineries clean up their act
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
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
- 3 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
- 3 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 to Move Massachusetts Beyond Coal ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, pollution, protection, habitat )

Cher
- 3 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Send a message to Dominion Energy CEO, Tom Farrell to tell him to stop burning coal in Massachusetts and invest in energy efficiency and clean energy.
Stop Fracking in Michigan Before It's Too Late ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 3 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We should be doing everything we can to protect the Great Lakes.
The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%--Is a Defense Contractor to Blame?
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, disease, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals--even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Contaminated Aquifers Call for Moratorium on Fracking in California
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, water pollution, pollution, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, reports of that testing confirm that the oil industry illegally injected 3 billion gallons of wastewater contaminated with fracking fluids into the state's aquifers. So far nine injection disposal wells hav
Put People in Charge of Our Democracy, Not Corporate Polluters ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, humans, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Let's tell Congress to put our health and the health of our planet first -- not the special interests of big polluters.
India Plans Huge Palm Oil Expansion, Puts Forests at Risk
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, Indi, pollution, protection, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Mindless expansion of oil palm plantations in northeastern India may be grave news for this biodiversity hotspot's wildlife. Permanent loss of forests to monocultures of oil palm and a lack of adequate planning are already resulting in increased rat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Oil Rig Whistle-Blowers
Environment  (tags: oil rigs, worker protecitons, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
It is time for Congress to finish what it started and provide rig workers the protections that they need to prevent the next oil rig explosion. Sign our petition to demand that Congress pass robust whistle-blower protections for offshore oil and gas worke
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
- 7 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! Don't Allow Companies to Pollute Our Waters - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, EPA, lax regulations, pollution, protection, government, conservation, water )

Cal
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Companies are polluting wetlands and streams, and are getting away with it because these bodies of water are not clearly defined as being protected under the Clean Water Act.
 

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