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Save the Home of Critically Endangered Iguanas in Jamaica - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Jamaica, Endangered Species, Iguanas, Forests, Ecosystem, Coral Reef, Conservation, Protection, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this global petition to the Prime Minister of Jamaica to uphold the national environmental protection laws for mangrove forests, a coral reef and many species including the Iguana and to deny destructive development by notorious China Harbour.
GOOD NEWS! Rare Bird Paradise Protected in War-Torn Colombian Mountain Range
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
A coalition of conservation groups have established a new protected area in one of Latin America's most neglected ecosystems: the Colombian-side of the Serranía de Perijá mountain range
Tobacco - Zimbabwe's Forests Are Going Up in Smoke
Environment  (tags: economic boom, deforestation, overdevelopment, tobacco, poverty vs. progressdevastation of the l, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
In Zimbabwe, 15 % of its natural forest has been burnt down as farmers free more land to plant tobacco. On current trends, the country will be a desert in just 35 years from now.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocean Life From 1 Trillion Pieces of Plastic
Environment  (tags: pollution, oceans, politics, wildlife, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
As Arctic ice melt accelerates due to climate change, more than one trillion pieces of plastic could be released into the ocean over the next decade--posing serious threats to sea life.
Roads Through the Rainforest: An Overview of South America's 'Arc of Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, development, roads, ethics, planning, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation, politics, pollution, government, green, wildlife, world, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
STAND UP TO STOP SEISMIC BLASTS ON THE EAST COAST!
Environment  (tags: East Coast, Obama Administration, seismic blasting, 138, 200 marine mammals in danger, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, whales, wildanimals, wildlife, water, world )

Desanka
- 3 days ago - act.oceana.org
The Obama Administration released a "record of decision" that will allow seismic blasting in an area of the East Coast twice the size of California. These blast threaten to injure or kill up to 138,200 marine mammals, including endangered right whales.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mining at Mt. St. Helens!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, MINING INTERESTS, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
During the last 30 years, mining interests have tried and failed to kick-start mining efforts on 900 acres just outside the boundary of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Jail Climate Activists Just for Speaking Out!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, activists, freedom of speech, activism, climate, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The divestment movement is a global community of citizens concerned about the future of our planet. We're not extremists: We believe that keeping the planet safe from the threats of climate change is reasonable--and so does science.
It's Not Just the Bees! 'Neonic' Pesticides Linked to Bird Declines
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, the birds and the bees, pesticides, ecosystems, environment, protection, healthconditions, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
A study published today in Nature shows a strong correlation between concentrations of a popular neonicotinoid pesticide in water, and bird declines
30% of Borneo's Rainforests Destroyed Since 1973
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, trees, humans, habitat loss, biodiversity, destruction, forests )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
More than 30 percent of Borneo's rainforests have been destroyed over the past forty years due to fires, industrial logging, and the spread of plantations, finds a new study
GOOD NEWS! Coastal Wildlife Paradise Declared Biosphere Reserve in Argentina
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government, protection, world, habitat, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Conservationists are celebrating the announcement that UNESCO has dubbed Argentina's Península Valdés a biosphere reserve under the Man and Biosphere Program
On Track to 'Go Beyond the Critical Point': Sri Lanka Still Losing Forests at Rapid Clip
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, deforetation, Sri Lanka, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the southern tip of India, has the highest biodiversity in all of Asia, and is regarded as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots
TAKE ACTION NOW: UK GOVERNMENT---Save Pristine Marine Ecosystem - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, world, habitat, animals, wildlife, government, humans, conservation )

Cal
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Rarely do we get the chance to preserve ecosystems still intact in our modern world. Sign this petition urging the British government to act in defense of the Pitcairn Islands before we lose another pristine landscape to exploitation.
Help Protect Whales From Tar Sands Oil Pipeline --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: Canada, Kinder Morgan, pipeline, climate-change, conservation, habitat destruction, oceans, pollution, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, tar sands, petition )

Lynn
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
North American energy giant Kinder Morgan has proposed an expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline from Vancouver, BC that would ship their product overseas. This puts endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in ...danger.
 

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