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Don't Let Coal Companies Off the Hook for Toxic Mine Clean-Up
Environment  (tags: coal mining, pollution, CO2emissions, climate-change, toxic clean up, Sustainabililty, clean energy, prevention )

Sabine
- 19 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Where there's coal mining, there's toxic clean up. And coal companies are supposed to pay for it. But a new investigation by Reuters reveals that America's largest coal company, Peabody Energy, doesn't have sufficient funds or insurance to clean up...
Florida Yew Again One of the Five Native Trees Struggling, Act Now!
Environment  (tags: tree protection, Rare Tree, conservation, prevention, ecosystems, environment, CO2emissions )

Sabine
- 23 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This small tree (up to 6 meters tall) only occurs in a 100 km² (24,700 acres) area on bluffs and ravines along the Apalachicola River in (you guessed it) Florida. The number of adult trees dying each year outnumbers the number of seedlings growing up,...
100% Clean Energy Can't Wait
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, clean energy, global warming, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, prevention, pollution protection, politics, CO2emissions )

Sabine
- 25 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Two scientists on a mission to measure climate change in the Arctic likely drowned because the very ice they went to measure was too thin to hold them. From the melting Arctic to drought-stricken California, we can't wait another minute to act...
Oil Train Disaster Anniversary Kicks Off Week of Action and 'Blast Zone' Mapping Tool
Environment  (tags: oil train derailments, sasfety, prevention, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, world, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 360 days ago - ecowatch.com
On July 6, 2013, one year ago yesterday, a train carrying oil derailed in the sleepy Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, resulting in an explosion so wild and so hot it leveled several city blocks and incinerated the bodies of many of its 47 victims.
VICTORY Etsy Bans Endangered Animal Products VICTORY
Environment  (tags: conservation, endangered, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, world, GoodNews, nature, safety, protection, prevention, GoodNews, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, sadness, suffering, protection, goodnews, slaughter )

Kelly
- 695 days ago - care2.com
Etsy, the popular online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods, has updated its policies to crack down on sales of items made from endangered animals.
Protect the Arctic ACTION
Environment  (tags: health, environment, research, prevention, toxins, Arctic, Jewell )

Nancy
- 764 days ago - therainforestsite.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.Demand a more cautious approach to offshore drilling in the Arctic.
The Time To Clean Up Cement Plants Is Now ACTION
Environment  (tags: pollution, cement plants, mercury, toxins, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, disease, prevention )

Nancy
- 941 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
In August 2010--thanks to hardworking activists like you--the EPA adopted the first federal air pollution limits for more than 100 cement plants across the country. These rules would limit mercury and other toxic air pollution from some of our nation's...
Tainted Water - Help Us Reveal the RAW Truth ACTION
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, prevention, disease, health, family, children, Brittany, France )

Nancy
- 1063 days ago - action.raw.info
The beaches of Brittany in Northern France attract millions of visitors from around the world. Tourists are drawn by the coastline's reputation for a beautiful, rugged landscape and expanses of pristine sand. But the truth behind the picture postcard...
Clean Water Laws Are Neglected, at a Cost in Suffering
Environment  (tags: environment, state regulators, Clean Water Act, water, pollution, illness, disease, protection, prevention, safety )

Dee
- 2116 days ago - nytimes.com
Ryan Massey, 7, shows his caps. Dentists near Charleston, W.Va., say pollutants in drinking water have damaged residents' teeth. Nationwide, polluters have violated the Clean Water Act more than 500,000 times.
Project to 'Grow Carbon Sinks'
Environment  (tags: environment, Ghana, rainforest, logging, deforestation, seedlings, climate change, carbon dioxide, nature, carbon emissions, protection, conservation, destruction, prevention, endangered )

Dee
- 2182 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Ambitious plans to grow 24 million trees to soak up carbon dioxide and restore the rainforest have got underway in Ghana. The first million seedlings are being planted in a pilot scheme in an area that has been heavily logged in recent years.
When Tree Hugging Goes Too Far
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, trees, treehuggers, protection, safety, risks, prevention, destruction )

Dee
- 2182 days ago - online.wsj.com
Do we love big old trees too much? Many homeowners don't give enough thought to what hazards their biggest and oldest trees may pose to people and property.
Invasive Mussels Found in Berkshire County
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Zebra Mussels, lakes, oceans, water, habitatdestruction, protection, prevention, risks, treatment )

Dee
- 2185 days ago - capitalnews9.com
LEE, Mass. (AP) - Invasive zebra mussels, which choke off food for fish and can clog machinery and pipes, have come to Massachusetts. The state Department of Conservation and Recreation confirms that zebra mussels have been found in Laurel Lake- - -
Sign Petition: Global Emission and Waste Reform NOW
Environment  (tags: environment, CO2emissions, waste, garbage, ocean, landfills, pollution, recycling, nature, protection, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, wildlife, habitat, conservation, corporations, economy, health, disease, prevention, safety, politics, government )

Tom
- 2232 days ago - change.org
Our government's goal is to reduce pollution by 83% by 2050. The health of the people comes before corporations or the economy. We should eliminate endless landfills, trash, and gigantic garbage patches in oceans through planning and recycling by 2020.
EPA Paves Way for Broad Emission Limits
Environment  (tags: environment, globalwarming, climatechange, CO2emissions, ecosystems, conservation, pollution, nature, habitat, humans, protection, GoodNews, government, health, prevention, safety )

Tom
- 2262 days ago - latimes.com
The Environmental Protection Agency declared that industrial greenhouse gases are a danger to human health and well-being, opening the way to broad new regulations to reduce carbon dioxide and other planet-heating gases from cars, trucks and utilities.
I Was Shot, Claims Anti-Whaling Activist
Environment  (tags: science, research, investigation, news, humans, interesting, protection, risks, death, prevention, safety, news, rights, ethics, environment, conservation, endangered, whaling, water, suffering, animals, destruction, conflict, violence )

Kim
- 2671 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Japan has dismissed as a lie claims by the captain of an anti-whaling ship he was shot at during the latest confrontation with a whaling vessel in the Southern Ocean.
 

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