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Rebuilding Kissama: War-Torn Angola's Only National Park Affected By Deforestation, But Refaunation Gives Hope
Environment  (tags: deforestation, wildlife, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, government, green, water, trees )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Angola is one of Africa's most biologically diverse countries, boasting a long Atlantic coastline, dense equatorial forests, rivers thick with mangroves, vast desert expanses, rolling savannah grasslands and high-altitude rocky outcrops.
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
- 2 days 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
- 2 days 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
- 2 days 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.
Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
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
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the impacts of roads on forest ecosystems become clear, governments and planning agencies reach a moral crossroads.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
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
- 5 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.
TKAE ACTION NOW! CANADA: No Drilling in Anticosti!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, oceans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Quebec government has given the green light to go ahead with environmental assessments to see if it is possible to explore for oil on Anticosti Island.
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
- 6 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say No to New Toxic Pesticides From Dow--Help Me Save the Monarch Butterfly
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Dow Chemical, toxic chemicals for monarch butterflies, endangered, pollutants, corporate greed, environmental destruction, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, animals, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - credomobilize.com
The effect of Roundup from Monsanto on the monarch butterfly population has been devastating.Now Dow Chemical wants to start selling an even more toxic herbicide and GMO corn combination that will be more devastating to this important species
Northern Canada Is On Fire, And It's Making Global Warming Worse
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, wildfires, northern Canada, world, weather, nature, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
Wildfires have burned six times as many acres as normal this year in the Northwest Territories.
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
- 8 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
 

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