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TAKE ACTION NOW! PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Tell KLK to Leave Collingwood Bay Immediately
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestaton, indigenous peoples irghts, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, nature, humans, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, government, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - ran.org
KLK's intentions to develop palm oil in Collingwood Bay threaten not only to disrupt local communities but also to destroy pristine rainforests.
Experts 'Stunned' at How Fast Oceans Are Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ocean warming, study, climate, protection, nature, oceans, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - theecologist.org
Southern hemisphere oceans are warming at double the expected rate, a new study has found
Brazil Declares New Protected Area Larger Than Delaware
Environment  (tags: conservation, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Earlier this week, the Brazilian government announced the declaration of a new federal reserve deep in the Amazon rainforest
From Bar Fights to Wars How Climate Change Fuels Violence
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, violence, protection, world, humans )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - ecowatch.com
a new report comes to a striking conclusion: that climate change most likely is a strong factor in spiking rates of violence of all kinds, ranging from bar fights to wars.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Northern Australia
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, OVERDEVELOPMENT, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The unique natural and cultural heritage of northern Australia is under threat. Plans to build giant dams, industrial scale agri-business, invasive mines, and toxic gas fields are being rolled out.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Reward Dirty Tar Sands Corporations - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, tar sands corporations, ecosystems, destruction, environment, world, pollution, politics, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
: Revoke the climate leader A List status given to the company that wants to build a massive tar sands oil pipeline
Greening the Revolution - Ukrainian Youth Joins Fight for Nature
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
When the violent protests at Kiev's Independence Square ended in early spring, there were thousands of tons of smoldering rubble left over from months of fighting on the barricades.
No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.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
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
- 3 days 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
- 3 days 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
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, South America, Goliath spider, animals, habitat, nature, environment, forests )

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

Cal
- 5 days 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
- 5 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...
 

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