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TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Destroy National Forest for a Highway - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, planned development, Tongass National Forest, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
Halt the planned construction of a dead-end highway through an Alaskan national forest. Tongass National Forest contains wetlands, fish habitats, and the homes of multiple endangered and threatened species.
De-Protection of Protected Areas Ramps Up in Brazil, 'Compromises the Capacity' of Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: protection, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, politics, nature, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil is the country with the largest protected area system in the world, spanning nearly 220 million hectares of land, from the Pantanal marshes to rainforest crawling with wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Health Canada -- Reject Bayer's Risky New Pesticide to Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, pesticides, die-offs, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, nature, government )

Cal
- 22 days ago - action.sumofus.org
If approved, this new pesticide will likely wreak further havoc on our bees -- which are already dying in record numbers. Last winter, almost 30 percent of Canada's bee colonies were devastated,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Cabo Pulmo's Coral Reef!
Environment  (tags: coral reefs, development, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 20 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Ask Mexico's Minister of Environment and Natural Resources to protect Cabo Pulmo from massive development schemes that threaten this spectacular natural treasure, its fragile ecosystem and local communities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save New Mexico's Last Free-Flowing River
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature )

Cal
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Originating in America's first designated wilderness area, New Mexico's Gila River is a biological gem.But New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will soon decide whether to OK a billion-dollar boondoggle that could destroy this river as we know it.
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
- 31 days 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Secretive, Irresponsible Fracking Guidelines
Environment  (tags: frakcing rules, fracking, frackis whack environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, government, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on the committee to reject fracking rules recently approved in secret and without proper opportunity for public input
TAKE ACTION NOW! We Must Ban Fracking in the UK
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, UK, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, politics, world )

Cal
- 21 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell the UK government to protect peoples' rights to block fracking below their homes and property.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ALASKA: Don't Mine in Beloved Ski Area - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: miningintrests, proposed development, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, forests, nature, humans, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
The oldest downhill ski area in Fairbanks, Alaska is at risk of destruction by a proposed gold mine. Mining in this area will destroy a treasured community resource as well as threaten the area with the contamination and pollution associated with gold min
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Coastal Bay From Open-Pit Mining - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, mining projects, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, protection, trees, wildlife )

Cal
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop proposed coal mine from degrading precious coastline and the health of surrounding communities
Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, mining projects, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 18 days ago - takepart.com
Mountaintop removal is destroying one of the world's hot spots for salamander biodiversity.
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Struggling Walruses From Arctic Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, lawsuits, walruses, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ecowatch.com
Six environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) challenging a rule that would allow oil companies to begin drilling in key walrus feeding areas in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea by next yea
New Laws May Turn Brazil's Forests Into Mines
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, conservation, mining interests, environment, ecosystems, pollution, animals )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One proposal is calling for 10 percent of the country's most stringently protected areas (PAs) to be developed for mining, which would affect an area the size of Switzerland encompassing national parks, biological reserves, and wildlife refuges. -
TAKE ACITON NOW! UK: SAVE OUR FORESTS & PUBLIC LAND! Amend or Scrap the Destructive Infrastructure Bill
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, environment, destruction, UK, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 18 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Infrastructure Bill poses a huge threat to our publicly owned green spaces and forests from flogging off & development, to our homes & landscape from fracking & radioactive waste...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Bee-Killing Insecticides
Environment  (tags: neonicontinoids, pesticides, die-offs, bees, pollution, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals )

Cal
- 21 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Neonicotinoids make up about 20 percent of the global pesticide market, yet they've been linked to hurting local ecosystems and harming honeybee colonies
 

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