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ACTION ALERT: President Barack Obama: Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: tragedy, destruction, disaster, keystone XL pipeline, enviornmental destruction, pollution, wildlife, government )

Simone
- 2144 days ago - change.org
A rupture in the Keystone XL pipeline could cause a BP style oil spill in America's heartland, over the source of fresh drinking water for 2 million people.
Millions of Tons of Plastic Debris in Oceans Lethal Threat for Whales and Dolphins
Environment  (tags: tragedy, humans, destruction, whales, dolphins, dying, plastic rubbish, oceans, marine litter )

Simone
- 2266 days ago - en.mercopress.com
A review of research literature from the last two decades reveals hundreds of cases in which cetaceans - an order including 80-odd species of whales, dolphins and porpoises - have been sickened or killed by marine litter
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop One of the Most Destructive Projects on Earth! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: boreal forest, songbirds, threatened, habitat destruction, tar sands, wildlife, environment, government, tragedy )

Simone
- 2284 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our continent's greatest songbird nursery is in grave danger as oil companies violently strip-mine tar sands -- the world's dirtiest oil -- in Canada's Boreal forest. The resulting devastation could ultimately claim some 160 million migratory birds --
Adelino Ramos Killed: Third Environmental Activist Murdered This Week In Brazil
Environment  (tags: tragedy, investigations, environmental activists, murdered, consevationalists )

Simone
- 2308 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
They watched as the Amazon rain forest fell around them. Instead of staying quiet, as so many people in the lawless region do, environmentalist leader Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Maria, fought back. They reported illegal loggers to
ACTION ALERT: Stop Proposals in Congress to Drill in U.S. Waters ! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, wildlife, oil drilling, congress, gulf of mexico, tragedy, devastation, protectoin )

Simone
- 2351 days ago - change.org
On April 20, 2011, a full year will have passed since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, killing 11 people and leading to the biggest accidental oil spill in history. Oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days, spewing 200 million gallons
A Year After Gulf Oil Spill, New Report Tallies Full Cost of Wildlife Disaster
Environment  (tags: gulf oil spill, devastation, destruction, wildlife, reports, studies, tragedy, wildlife, environment )

Simone
- 2355 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
As the one-year anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico oil-spill disaster approaches, the Center for Biological Diversity today released a report tallying the full impacts of the disaster on the region's birds, sea turtles, dolphins and other wildlife.
Flash Flooding Hits Victoria, Australia
Environment  (tags: australian flash flooding, victoria australia, environment, tragedy, climate, weather )

Simone
- 2444 days ago - smh.com.au
EMERGENCY crews are on standby to combat flooding expected to be worse than the devastating September floods in regional Victoria, as mudslides and flash floods hit parts of the state last night.
Queensland Flooding: "Australia's Worst Natural Disaster"
Environment  (tags: disaster, queensland, australia, tragedy, deaths, devastation, destruction )

Simone
- 2446 days ago - sciblogs.co.nz
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard have called the recent flooding in Queensland the "worst natural disaster in our history". Three-quarters of the state of Queensland has been declared a disaster zone
The Case of the Disappearing Bees
Environment  (tags: tragedy, breakdown of ecosystems, pesticides, american bees, honeybees, disappearing, conservation )

Simone
- 2453 days ago - news.discovery.com
American bees are in trouble. The first large-scale study of bee population numbers and distribution in the U.S. brings bad news for vegetable farmers and honey producers. Not to mention the balance of nature.
EPA Turns a Blind Eye as Pesticide Poisons Honey Bees
Environment  (tags: enviornment, destruction, pesticides, honey bee destruction, tragedy )

Simone
- 2478 days ago - food.change.org
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's famous song, "The Flight of the Bumblebee," should really be changed to "The Plight of the Bumblebee." Honey bees are dying off by the masses from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a phenomenon where bees leave the hive,
ACTION ALERT: Stop BP's Disaster on Ice ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: obama administration protection, oil spill disaster, tragedy, bp, american arctic, polar bears )

Simone
- 2502 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Don't let BP create another oil spill disaster, this time in America's Arctic, home to America's polar bears. Sign our Petition of Protest to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, urging him to deny BP's request to drill in Alaska's Beaufort Sea.
ACTION ALERT: Urge This Congress to Stop the Next Oil Disaster NOW! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: wildlife, offshore oil disaster, tragedy, congress, government, environment, protection, conservation, destruction )

Simone
- 2509 days ago - change.org
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil explosion was the worst offshore oil disaster in U.S. history. It killed 11 people, at least 6,000 birds, 600 threatened or endangered sea turtles and countless other species.
ACTION ALERT: Never Forget: Tell the Senate to Help Prevent the Next Offshore Oil Disaster. ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: oil disaster, tragedy, senate, stop offshore drilling, disaster, destruction, widllife, environment, habitat, government )

Simone
- 2509 days ago - secure.defenders.org
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil explosion was the worst offshore oil disaster in U.S. history. It killed 11 people, at least 6,000 birds, 600 threatened or endangered sea turtles and countless other species. Despite the catastrophic impacts of this
ACTION ALERT: Protect The Arctic Seas !!
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, habitat destruction, tragedy, obama administration, protection arctic seas, whaling, environment, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Simone
- 2726 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
President Obama unveiled his new strategy on offshore drilling, which will keep some sensitive coastal areas open for drilling, including the Arctic's Chukchi and Beaufort seas which are of concern because they provide important habitat for polar bears,
Climate Change Will Bring a Silent Spring
Environment  (tags: environment, climate change, deteriorating water, birds, disappearing, silent spring, tragedy, nature, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans )

Simone
- 2751 days ago - advocacy.britannica.com
Today nearly a third of the 800 bird species in the U.S. are endangered, threatened, or in significant decline. Some of the major factors threatening birds in the U.S. are growing human populations, climate change, and water quality. Worldwide these
 

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