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PETITION - George Osborne: Don't Waste £ Billions on Nuclear Power
Environment  (tags: uk, nuclear power, Nuclear Power Plants, longterm consequences, radioactive waste, risks, Renewable energies, alternative power, clean technology, sustainable sourcing, responsible behaviour, Climate Action, prevention of further pollution, prevention of )

- 51 days ago -
George Osborne is on the cusp of wasting billions on nuclear power. The new nuclear plant he wants to build at Hinkley in Somerset is set to be the most expensive object on Earth - and already it's at least 8 years overdue.
Petition: Stop Fracking-Related Earthquakes in Oklahoma!
Environment  (tags: Fracking facts, risks, earthquakes, chemical pollution, responsibility, longterm consequences, environmental damage, harming living beings, stronger protection, politics )

- 111 days ago -
The science is indisputable. Mounting evidence shows that fracking is causing a huge increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma. A recent quake was felt as far north as Wichita, Kansas. So why is fracking still being allowed in Oklahoma?
PETITION - Genetically Engineered Fish Are a Danger to Our Ecosystems, Our Fishing Communities, and Our Planet.
Environment  (tags: genetically engineered fish, mutations, frankenfish, risks, food labels, ecosystems, naturality, longterm consequences, protection, prevention, preservation over profit, politics )

- 129 days ago -
The decision to approve "AquAdvantage Salmon" for human consumption, without requiring labeling, is an affront to the American people. We don't want Frankenfish in our supermarkets or our waters. Reconsider the Frankenfish decision and overturn it...
Petition: Australians Want a Future That's Renewable, Not Radioactive
Environment  (tags: nuclear industry, Nuclear Power Plants, renewable energy, risks, changing attitudes, clean power, Climate Change, responsibility, future generations, Sustainabililty, environmental protection )

- 159 days ago -
In a state that leads the country in clean and renewable energy, it's hard to believe the government is considering dirty and dangerous nuclear. But SA Premier Jay Weatherill has launched a Royal Commission to investigate the future of the nuclear...
Help Put An End to the Keystone Pipeline
Environment  (tags: keystone pipeline, safety, risks, pollution, climate-change, ecosystems, environmental protection, wildlife )

- 363 days ago -
The Keystone Pipeline, is an oil pipeline that runs in Canada and the U.S. The problem with this pipeline, is the fact that it happens to be above ground, what happens if it is to burst? The pipeline is being built through Native land without their...
Saving The Earth Is A Very Dangerous Job
Environment  (tags: activism, risks, death, activists, danger, world, protection, humans, habitat, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

- 996 days ago -
Two environmentalists are killed on average every week as land struggles intensify violence against green activists worldwide.
Mining in Indonesia Taking a Heavy Social, Environmental Toll
Environment  (tags: health, healthcare, risks, healthconditions, environment, pollution, protection, politics, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, protection, pollution )

- 1060 days ago -
Across Indonesia and elsewhere in the third world, small-scale mining has spiked in the last decade, rising in tandem with the price of gold. Experts say there now some 250,000 miners here - about 1 million if peripheral workers are included, on nearly ev
Long Outlawed in the West, Lead Paint Sold in Poor Nations
Environment  (tags: health, healthcare, risks, healthconditions, environment, pollution, protection, politics, world )

- 1125 days ago -
A new study finds that household lead paint -- banned for years in the U.S. and Europe because of its health effects on children -- is commonly sold in the African nation of Cameroon
International Day of Action Against Depleted Uranium Weapons - Sunday, November 6th
Environment  (tags: Depleted Uranium Weapons, International Day of Action, 11/6, worldwide events, Ban DU Weapons, DU ammunition, health, risks, danger, public health, environment, UN Day-, Prevention Exploitation, of the Environment, during Wars & Armed Conflicts )

- 1636 days ago -
Also happens to be UN's Day for Prevention of the Exploitation of the Environment during Wars & Armed Conflicts. Anti-DU events taking place worldwide so check here for what's near you. See what Belgium, Australia, US, Finland, Japan are doing for 11/6
Mongolia Abandons Nuclear Waste Storage Plans, Informs Japan of Decision
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, nuclear waste, Japan, Tokyo, Mongolia, abandoned the plans, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, risks, nuclear fuels, radioactive substances )

- 1656 days ago -
The Mongolian government told Japan government officials and others concerned in late September that it had decided to abandon it plans to cooperate with Tokyo and Washington and build facilities to temporarily store and dispose nuclear waste.
An Arctic Spill Would Be Even Worse
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, destruction, risks, oil drilling, world, protection, nature, humans, habitat, ecosystems )

- 2148 days ago -
Canadians want to drill in some of the roughest, coldest oceans: If we can't mitigate the risk, we shouldn't undertake it
Maine Spectators Ignored Warnings Before Wave Hit
Environment  (tags: environment, weather, oceans, nature, destruction, protection, warning, risks, death )

- 2439 days ago -
AUGUSTA, Maine - Rangers at Acadia National Park insisted Monday that they had done all they could to warn visitors before beauty suddenly turned brutal, launching a hurricane-generated wave over a group of gawkers, dragging several into the roiling---
EPA Looks at Effects of Waste Plants on Minorities, Poor
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, pollution, humans, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, science, treatment, health, risks, safety, soil, water, contamination, disease, investigation, poor, politics )

- 2467 days ago -
A Clinton-era executive order requiring federal agencies to consider the effect of their policies on disadvantaged communities was ignored by the Bush administration. Obama-appointed EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson has promised to analyze those effects.
When Tree Hugging Goes Too Far
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, trees, treehuggers, protection, safety, risks, prevention, destruction )

- 2483 days ago -
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 )

- 2486 days ago -
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- - -

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