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Saving The Earth Is A Very Dangerous Job
Environment  (tags: activism, risks, death, activists, danger, world, protection, humans, habitat, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 254 days ago - worldcrunch.com
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 )

Cal
- 318 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 )

Cal
- 384 days ago - e360.yale.edu
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 )

LucyKalei
- 895 days ago - bandepleteduranium.org
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 )

Naoko
- 914 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
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 )

Cal
- 1407 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
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 )

Dee
- 1698 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

Tom
- 1726 days ago - latimes.com
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 )

Dee
- 1742 days ago - online.wsj.com
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 )

Dee
- 1744 days ago - capitalnews9.com
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- - -
Siogn Petition: Urge Interior Secretary Salazar to Prohibit Mining Near the Grand Canyon
Environment  (tags: environment, water, animals, mining, grand, canyon, toxic, poison, pollution, humans, habitat, nature, wildlife, protection, ecosystems, conservation, government, obama, disease, risks, safety, business, americans )

Tom
- 1788 days ago - change.org
Mining near the Grand Canyon will not only threaten one of our greatest national treasures, but will also threaten the Colorado River that flows through the Canyon. The river provides drinking water for 25 million Americans.
Sign Petition: Stop Inhumane, Disease Causing Animal Farming
Environment  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, death, environment, humans, health, safety, risks, disease, food, illness, money, corruption, business, dishonesty, factory, farming, pig, cow, chicken, fish, water, pollution, meat, steroids, antibiotics, global, warming )

Tom
- 1805 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are all affected by the pollution from these farms that runs into our waters causing dead zones with no oxygen resulting in dead fish and fish with sores. The waste from these pig, chicken, cow and fish farms are highly toxic and infiltrate our water.
Sign Petition: Protect Our Oceans, Coastal Communities and Consumers
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, fish, farming, Bush, NOAA, gulf of mexico, seafood, aquaculture, congress, nature, protection, habitat, humans, ecosystems, conservation, health, risks, humans, food, habitat, pollution, wildlife )

Tom
- 1805 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council approved a devastating plan to permit industrial ocean fish farms in U.S. waters. Advertised as a blueprint for ocean waters nationwide, it's now headed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Take Action: Stop Shell Oil's Human Rights and Environmental Abuses
Environment  (tags: Shell, oil, pollution, gas, flaring, environment, destruction, humans, habitat, nature, ecosystems, crime, abuse, humanrights, business, money, health, risks )

Tom
- 1807 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Shell Oil is charged with serious human rights abuses, including conspiring with Nigeria's military dictatorship to execute Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight fellow activists who led a mass movement against Shell's environmental devastation of the Niger Delta.
Top Polluted U.S. Cities With the Worst Air
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, humans, protection, health, research, risks, warning )

Dee
- 1813 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The air that most Americans breathe may not be as clean as they think -- depending on where they live, at least.
 

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