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Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
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
- 18 hours 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
- 1 day 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.
Pacific Climate Change Warriors Block World's Largest Coal Port
Environment  (tags: activism, climate-change, world, pollution, ecosystems, oceans, politics, environment )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
Climate Change Warriors from 12 Pacific Island nations paddled canoes into the world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia, Friday to bring attention to their grave fears about the consequences of climate change on their home countries.
Ice Loss Sends Alaskan Temperatures Soaring
Environment  (tags: climat echange, research, environment, Alaska, weather, world, ecosystems, melting ice )

Cal
- 2 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists analysing more than three decades of weather data for the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked an astonishing 7°C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice.
How Deforestation Helped Unleash Ebola
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, deforestation, world, ecosystems, healthconditions )

Cal
- 4 days ago - grist.org
As the forests disappeared, so too did the buffer separating humans from animals -- and from the pathogens that animals harbor.
India Plans Huge Palm Oil Expansion, Puts Forests at Risk
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, Indi, pollution, protection, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Mindless expansion of oil palm plantations in northeastern India may be grave news for this biodiversity hotspot's wildlife. Permanent loss of forests to monocultures of oil palm and a lack of adequate planning are already resulting in increased rat
TAKE ACTION NOW! KEEP BIG OIL OUT OF THE ATLANTIC!
Environment  (tags: WHALES, OIL EXPLORATION, OIL DRILLING IN THEATLANTIC, OBAMA, obama, environment, destruction, ecosystems, oceans, politics, protection, world, humans, conservation, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell President Obama to withdraw his administration's approval of oil and gas exploration using high-intensity seismic airguns off most of the East Coast -- and save some 100,000 whales, dolphins and other marine mammals from needless suffering and injury
WWF International Accused of 'Selling Its Soul' to Corporations
Environment  (tags: WWF, greenwashing, allegations, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
A new book charges the world's biggest conservation group with forging links with global corporations that are using its name to 'greenwash' environmentally damaging activities,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Australia's Endangered Black Cockatoos
Environment  (tags: animals, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The lives of thousands of endangered Carnaby's black cockatoos are being threatened in Western Australia due to ongoing habitat destruction by the Australian government
Colombian Farmers Sue BP Over Pipeline's Environmental Impact
Environment  (tags: law, lawsuit, destruciton, BP, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 6 days ago - planetark.org
The group of farmers, called "campesinos," claim pipeline construction activities by British company Equion Energia, formerly BP Exploration (Colombia) Limited, severely reduced the productivity of their farms, and are seeking about 18 million pounds ($28
If You
Environment  (tags: dams, salmon run, salmon migration, Washington State, Elwha River, environment, forests, habitat, water, trees, Sustainabililty, world )

Betsy
- 6 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
All dams were finally removed from the Elwha River in Washington State. After 120 years, the salmon have returned. Story has 2 videos. Apologies to all, I resign from monster research.. Scaring myself too much. Here is a natural wonder story.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Tar Sands Pipeline From Destroying Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, deforestation, habitat, greedy oil company, habitatdestruction, environment, energy, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
A tar sands pipeline expansion project seeks to change the boundaries of four provincial parks in British Columbia, Canada. The oil company responsible for this request, Kinder Morgan, should not be allowed to touch these precious areas to accommodate pip
TAKE ACTION NOW! 500-Year-Old Forest Must Not Be Destroyed for 3-Day Ski Competitions in Winter Olympics
Environment  (tags: world, protection, forests, ecosystems, Olympics, biodiversity, deforestation, abuse, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 7 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In South Korea, a forest more than 500 years old is being destroyed because of alpine ski competitions in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, which will last only three days
Half of All Summers Will Soon Be Boiling Hot for Hundreds of Millions of People
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, protection, research, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
A new study finds climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in the likelihood of extreme temperatures in eastern China since the early 1950s.
 

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