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Environment

EC Serves Notice to Poland Over Shale Gas Defiance
Environment  (tags: fracking, rack is whack, law, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - theguardian.com
Warsaw accused of breaching EU law on assessing environmental impact of fracking, reports EurActiv
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
Victory for Whom? UK Parks to Be Protected From Fracking
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, conservation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - wigantoday.net
National Parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are "exceptional circumstances", ministers announced today.
Cambodia: Indigenous Protests Repel Dam Builders - So Far
Environment  (tags: activism, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, water, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
A protest camp hurriedly set up in March [2014] to stop Chinese dam builders entering the Areng Valley to start construction, has since been successful at repelling the dam-builders on several occasions.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Community Efforts to Combat Climate Change and Poaching - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, climate-change, animals, environment, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise project that reduces deforestation and wildlife poaching while supporting the local community
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mega Resort Development Puerto Azul That Will Help to Destroy the Belize Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, proposed resort, protection, nature, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - change.org
Belize is still a developing country but it has gained momentum and acclaim for its reputation on eco-tourism. We can and should continue eco-based growth in a healthy way for this tiny but very beautiful country.
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
- 5 days 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
- 7 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
- 7 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
- 7 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
- 8 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
- 8 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.
 

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