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

Cal
- 5 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
- 5 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
- 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.
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
- 5 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
- 6 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
- 6 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING IN FLORIDA!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Fracking could begin any day in Florida, and in some of its most precious ecosystems, including the Everglades. It could rapidly do irreparable damage to Florida's environment and economy--its tourism, citrus, coral reefs, etc.
Northern Canada Is On Fire, And It's Making Global Warming Worse
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, wildfires, northern Canada, world, weather, nature, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
Wildfires have burned six times as many acres as normal this year in the Northwest Territories.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Crops From Dangerous GMO Contamination - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: GMO contaminations, GMO crops, Monsanto, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop risky experimental field trials of genetically engineered crops, until proper measures are in place to protect farmers' crops from contamination
It's Not Just the Bees! 'Neonic' Pesticides Linked to Bird Declines
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, the birds and the bees, pesticides, ecosystems, environment, protection, healthconditions, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
A study published today in Nature shows a strong correlation between concentrations of a popular neonicotinoid pesticide in water, and bird declines
Rare Florida Forest Set to Be Leveled for a Walmart and Chik-Fil-A
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, overdevelopment, corproate greed, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, protection, pollution, humans, nature, government, politics, green )

Cal
- 8 days ago - dailykos.com
bout 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals and insects found no place else, was sold this month by the University of Miami to a Palm Beach County developer.

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