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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
- 5 hours 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
- 21 hours 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
- 21 hours 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.
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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
Activists March in Opposition of Keystone XL Pipeline, Climate Change
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, activism, ecosystems, Keystone xl, climate-change, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - 1011now.com
Opposition to the pipeline is alive and well in Nebraska and has been going on for more than five years.
STAND UP TO STOP SEISMIC BLASTS ON THE EAST COAST!
Environment  (tags: East Coast, Obama Administration, seismic blasting, 138, 200 marine mammals in danger, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, whales, wildanimals, wildlife, water, world )

Desanka
- 2 days ago - act.oceana.org
The Obama Administration released a "record of decision" that will allow seismic blasting in an area of the East Coast twice the size of California. These blast threaten to injure or kill up to 138,200 marine mammals, including endangered right whales.
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
- 2 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
- 2 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.
GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - earthjustice.org
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Anti-Environmentalists From Blasting Pollutants Into Air - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, selfish jackasses, morons, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
According to an article in Vocativ magazine, a community of men has taken it upon themselves to purposefully pour pollutants into the air. The men involved in this "pollution pageantry" have attracted thousands of followers on social media by spending tho
UNSAFE: The Truth Behind Everyday Chemicals
Environment  (tags: chemicals, pollutants, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, science )

Cal
- 3 days ago - linktv.org
There are tens of thousands of chemicals in our air, water, and in the everyday products we use. They are largely unregulated and few are adequately tested for safety.
 

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