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It Takes More Than Two to Tango - or to Clean Up Argentina's Riachuelo River
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, clean-up, world, government, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Around 1,500 tons of solid waste was also removed from the river and its banks, and the wide towpaths along the river were reopened and paved to provide access to and control over the river.
Groups Fear Fragile B.C. Area Logged
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 7 days ago - vancouver.24hrs.ca
Environmental groups and labour organizations on Vancouver Island are demanding the province lend protection to a section of forest being logged near Port Alberni -- except the company in question denies it's logging fragile areas....
Horrific Toxic Spill in B.C. Called Another Exxon Valdez
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, pollution, water, nature, protection, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A tailings pond breach has sent rivers of toxic slurry cascading into three lakes in British Columbia, contaminating drinking water, endangering major salmon runs and prompting a fishing ban.
Stop the Pipeline! Don't Let Oil Destroy the Great Lakes
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 10 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stand with the National Wildlife Federation and urge the U.S. Senate to require a Presidential Permit for the Mackinac pipeline. Please sign and share, thanks!
Massive Spill at Canadian Gold Mine Detected By Satellite
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, water, world, conservation )

Cal
- 12 days ago - ecowatch.com
On Aug. 4, an approximately 580 acre impoundment failed at a Canadian gold and copper mine near Likely, British Columbia. The breach at Imperial Metal's Mt. Polley mine dumped an estimated 1.3 billion gallons of toxic mine waste into the surrounding envir
STOP the Destruction of Ecuadorian Amazon *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, research, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, water, trees, world )

Frans
- 12 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Your petitions worked! Since last Thursday almost 10,000 of you signed the petition to Ecuador's Minister of the Environment, Lorena Tapia, asking her to condemn a spill that contaminated the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers where the indigenous Cofan...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Construction of Dam That Threatens Indigenous Peoples - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, environment, nature, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, water )

Cal
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
In Southwest Cambodia, the Areng Valley is considered a "biodiversity jewel" by conservationists. If the plans for a hydroelectric dam project continue, thousands of hectares of land will be flooded, erasing and drowning the natural beauty of the landscap
What Ails Lake Erie?
Environment  (tags: water pollution, Lake Erie, mycrocystin, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, water, protection, politics, humans, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 13 days ago - mnn.com
Mycrocystin, the harmful toxin responsible for shutting down Toledo's water supply, is on the rise.
As Small Hydropower Expands, So Does Caution on Its Impacts
Environment  (tags: energy, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, water, pollution, science, nature, humans, healthconditions, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 14 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Small hydropower projects have the potential to bring electricity to millions of people now living off the grid. But experts warn that planners must carefully consider the cumulative effects of constructing too many small dams in a single watershe
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP EXPAND THE PACIFIC REMOTE ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE MONUMENT!
Environment  (tags: politics, protection, ecosystems, destruction, MARINE MONUMENT, OBAMA, SUPORT, environment, nature, humans, Frenchcompany.escape, wildlife, world, conservation, animals, water )

Cal
- 15 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument contains some of the richest marine habitat on the planet -- home to countless species of seabirds, endangered turtles, sharks and whales. President Obama has proposed expanding the monument
OP-ED: Fracking - US Companies and Regulators Must Disclose Environmental Data
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, dangers, safety risks, protection, humans, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, green, government, habitatdestruction, water, pollution, politics, conservation )

Cal
- 15 days ago - theecologist.org
Among the risks of fracking are fragmentation of wildlife habitats, groundwater depletion, surface water pollution.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Shutdown of Indian Point Nuclear Plant - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, nuclear power, Indian Point, humans, healthconditions, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, nature, ecosystems )

Cal
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
The Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, which sits less than fifty miles away from New York City, is among the plants of which we need to tread carefully. When it was built, it was meant to be used for forty years. We are now approaching the end of its saf
Setting Rivers Free: As Dams Are Torn Down, Nature Is Quickly Recovering
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, water, removing dams, restoringtheenvironment, wildlife, nature, humans, politics, habitat )

Cal
- 15 days ago - csmonitor.com
With the removal of many dams, conservationists are seeing the return of the natural bounty that fed Native Americans and astonished European settlers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Nestlé: Stop Stealing Water From Poor Communities!
Environment  (tags: corporate, corruption, politics, pollution, politics, water, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
, Nestlé, which owns a bottling plant on the reservation of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, is pulling undisclosed amounts of water from the ground -- and they're doing it legally.
 

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