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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
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.
Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 1 day ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
Hurricane Odile Slams Mexico's Baja Resorts
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Odile, Mexico, Baja coast, weather, climate, nature, water, evacuations, safety )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Thousands of tourists and locals in Mexico hunkered down in luxury hotels converted into shelters Monday after Hurricane Odile crashed into Los Cabos resorts in the northwest, taking down trees with powerful winds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cove Point: The Next Keystone XL?
Environment  (tags: Cove Point Proposal, fracked gas, activism, pipelines, pipelinesecosystems, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, water, protection, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 1 day ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Virginia-based Dominion Resources wants to build a massive export facility in Cove Point, MD that would pipe fracked gas from Pennsylvania, supercool and liquefy it, and ship it halfway across the globe to be burned.
The Climate Crisis Is a Water Crisis
Environment  (tags: climate change, water crisis, water, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Climate change is real, is happening now, and the climate crisis is a water crisis.
Alarm as Almond Farms Consume California's Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, almonds, water use, California, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Extreme drought and soaring global demand is threatening supplies of one of the world's favourite snacks
OP-ED: Nuclear Power - Insanity at Taxpayers' and Consumers' Expense
Environment  (tags: energy, nuclear power, alternative enrgy, boondoggle, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, radia-active )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
Nuclear power exists for one reason only, writes Ralph Nader - government support. Without the taxpayer subsidies, accident liability waivers and exploited consumers, nuclear power wouldn't exist
Drowned Tropical Forests Add to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: dams, hydroelectric energy, habitatdestruction, greenhouse gases, methane, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, humans, protection, water, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New scientific data supports the belief that methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides.
Battle for Democracy in Fracking Fight Continues in Colorado
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, fracking, political fight, clean water, communities, activism, ecosystems, energy, water, protection, nature, healthconditions, pollution )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
The battle between citizens concerned about health, safety and the environment and corporate fossil fuel interests continues to escalate in Colorado.
TAKE ACTION NOW! OceanaGold Is Suing El Salvador for Protecting Its Water Against Toxic Mines
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, mining intersts, water pollution, El Salvador, OceanaGold, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 6 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Most rivers in El Salvador are contaminated -- mining is likely to deplete the remaining water
Protect the Arctic Refuge From An Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: oil spill, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, animals, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send the administration a message opposing gas and oil drilling in the Beaufort Sea before the September 12 comment deadline and protect the Arctic!
Dryden: The Small Town That Changed The Fracking Game (VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, local regulations, Dryden, good news, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, government, healthconditions, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 9 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
Canada, Russia, Brazil Lead World in Old-Growth Forest Loss \
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, forests, trees, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, Sustainabililty, water, conservation )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Every day, the world loses about 50,000 hectares of forest to agricultural clearing, road development, and other human activities, constricting true wilderness into smaller and smaller areas
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Cruise Line to Stop Polluting the Environment - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, Carnival CruiseLine, water pollution, destruction, ecosystems, environment, oceans, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 10 days ago - forcechange.com
Carnival Cruises has constantly been the biggest culprit for polluting the ocean. Twenty-two of the company's ships are currently using 30-year-old sewage treatment technology, which are not up to par with current water quality standards as laid out by t
 

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