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TAKE ACTION: Tell USDA NOT To Release GMO Moths
Environment  (tags: GMO, GMO moths, GMO insects, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, research )

Linda
- 3 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
The USDA wants to approve a 3 yr. open air field trial which will release 14 MILLION GMO moths created in a lab to destroy pests in cauliflower and broccoli fields. Sign the petition to tell USDA more assessment of environmental impacts is needed first!
Fast Food for Polar Bears
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, destruction, endangered, habitat, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, research, wildlife, polar bears, geese &#1508, &#1501 )

Giana
- 4 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
Polar bears have become a symbol for the danger of climate change, but in the Western Hudson Bay scientists have found that our understanding of climate change may not be as simple as it seemed.
Natural Gas a Bridge to Nowhere, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: study, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, fracking, frack is hwack, endangered, environment, research, protection, nature, energy, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
A study published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that switching from coal to natural gas would not significantly lower the greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change.
Experts Warn of Dire Consequences as Lake Victoria's Water Levels Drop Further
Environment  (tags: research, climate, climate-change, society, water, weather, world, nature, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, climatechange )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
Climate experts state in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report that a rise in global temperature is what is affecting rainfall patterns over Lake Victoria -- and the worst is yet to come.
Drinking Water Contaminated By Fracking Boom in Texas and Pennslyvania, Says New Study
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, research, healthconditions, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 14 days ago - alternet.org
Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 27 days ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
OP-ED: Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, research )

Cal
- 30 days ago - motherjones.com
Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 33 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 43 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
STOP the Destruction of Ecuadorian Amazon *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, research, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, water, trees, world )

Frans
- 55 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Your petitions worked! Since last Thursday almost 10,000 of you signed the petition to Ecuador's Minister of the Environment, Lorena Tapia, asking her to condemn a spill that contaminated the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers where the indigenous Cofan...
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 82 days ago - bbc.com
The widespread use of a type of insecticide that has been blamed for honeybee deaths is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe, a report says.
The Great Barrier Reef Will Be Ravaged By El NiñO
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather, Great Barrier Reef, El nino, world, research, oceans, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 83 days ago - motherjones.com
The Great Barrier Reef is set to be ravaged by the expected El Niño weather phenomenon and scientists warn that similar warming events have significantly impacted upon the reef's coral.
Neonicotinoids Are Poisoning Entire Farmland Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: Neonicotinoids, bees, die-offs, destruction, ecosystems, environment, world, protection, pollution, research, wildlife, nature, politics, humans )

Cal
- 89 days ago - theecologist.org
The widespread use of neonicotinoid insecticides is causing a neurotoxic overload afflicting entire farm ecosystems from earthworms to bees, other pollinators and birds
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 98 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
In Developing World, Pollution Kills More Than Disease
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, world, politics, protection, nature, humans, research )

Cal
- 106 days ago - ipsnews.net
Pollution, not disease, is the biggest killer in the developing world, taking the lives of more than 8.4 million people each year, a new analysis shows. That's almost three times the deaths caused by malaria and fourteen times those caused by HIV/AIDs
 

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