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Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, destruction, wildlife )

Cher
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Nebraska Public Power District has proposed a 220-mile transmission line, which will bisect a sensitive prairie and sand dune habitat. Known as the Sandhills, this area is unique and provides habitat for a variety of migrating birds.
Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, South America, Goliath spider, animals, habitat, nature, environment, forests )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - m.livescience.com
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: wildlife, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Stop plans to build a electrical transmission line through a natural landmark and crucial wildlife habitat
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: sumatran tigers, palm oil, deforestation, palm oil industry, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room for massive palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia.
Already Close to Extinction, Last Male White Rhino Capable of Breeding Dies in Kenya
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, white rhinos, poachers, world, Africa, Chinese medicine, protection, wildlife, science )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
One of the last northern white rhinos on the planet has died in a reserve in Kenya, leaving the sub-species on the verge of extinction, experts said Saturday. The male, called Suni, "was probably the last male capable of breeding", according to...
This Proposed Pipeline Would Be Even Bigger Than Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: proposed Energy East Pipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, politics, healthconditions, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - grist.org
Meet Energy East: It will be 2,858-miles long, putting it right up there with some of the longest pipelines in the world. It would pump about a third more crude than Keystone XL was intended to.
Help Preserve Idaho's "Big Wild" ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 3 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Take action below -- urge the Forest Service to protect Idaho's Big Wild and adopt the citizens' proposal prepared by Friends of the Clearwater.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Bering Sea Canyons Now!
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, BeringSea Canyons, corals, sea creatures )

Cal
- 4 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We must take a precautionary approach and set aside representative portions of critical habitat - such as in the Bering Sea Canyons - as an insurance policy for our future.
Case Dismissed: TransCanada Charges Against Jill Stein, Daryl Hannah & Eleanor Fairchild Thrown Out
Environment  (tags: green party, Jill Stein, ecosystems, Keystone XL Pipeline, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, wildlife )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - greenshadowcabinet.us
The women had been arrested in actions in late 2012 supporting tree-sitters blocking construction of the KeystoneXL Pipeline. The actions took place on Eleanor Fairchild's land that had been seized by TransCanada in what the protesters claimed was an...
Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region!
Environment  (tags: mountain lions, bears, Tule elk, deer, osprey, Pacific fishers, blue oak woodlands, red fir forest, wildlife, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politic )

Sara
- 5 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Roads and development will soon threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildlife movement.Tell President Obama to protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain region and save the wildlife,environment and local businesses that rely on it to survive
Stop the Biggest Threat to U.S. Birds ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 6 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Protect hundreds of bird species from the devastating effects of climate change
 

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