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Will China's Great Fracking Leap Help It Wean Off Coal?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, coal, China, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, healthconditions, water, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 1 day ago - snip.ly
Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences,
Great Lakes Nuclear Dump?! Speak Now, or Forever Hold Your Peace! ACTION
Environment  (tags: nuclear waste, Great Lakes, ecosystems, water, wildlife, environment )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - beyondnuclear.org
The radioactive waste dump would be located less than a mile from the Lake Huron shore, surrounded by the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, one of the biggest nuclear power plants in the world
Protect Arizona's Waters ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, water, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Needless to say, water in Arizona is precious. Our health and our economy depend on it, as do our wild lands and wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With the UN on Climate Action
Environment  (tags: climate change, UN Conference on Climate Change, activism, activismenvironment, weather, environment, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 3 days ago - change.org
On September 23, a Climate Summit called by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will bring together the world's leaders to spur action to address climate change and build momentum toward reaching a new global agreement in Paris late next year.
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
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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
- 6 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
- 7 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
- 9 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.
 

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