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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Orangutans and Tigers From Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, animals, protection, wildlife, world, palm oil, pal oil destruction )

Cal
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
Ensure a safe habitat for animals inhabiting the Indonesian rainforest, including the endangered orangutan and the Sumatran tiger
Report: Climate Change May Trigger 'Abrupt' Worldwide Consequences
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, wat )

Kit
- 27 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Scientists warn of 'massive,' irreversible changes with devastating impacts unless world takes immediate action
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Palm Oil Plantation Expansion on Kalimantan Island
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, forests, destruction, palm oil, world, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 28 days ago - gopetition.com
We need to stop land clearing and expansion of palm oil plantations particularly in Kalimantan island.
'Stable' NE Greenland Ice Sheet Is Melting Away
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, glacial metl, Greenland, world, protection, weather, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 29 days ago - theecologist.org
A new study has found that the NE section of the Greenland ice sheet - thought to be stable due to the extreme cold - has been losing ice since 2006 with increasing speed
Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Kit
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Oil Exploration End in Congo's Gorilla Rich Virunga National Park
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, CORPORATE GREED, energy companies, ecosystems, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 29 days ago - ecoearth.info
Virunga is Africa's oldest national park and an UNESCO World Heritage site; and is home to a large population of wild gorillas, many other important wildlife species, primary rainforest ecosystems
Controversial Amazon Dams May Have Exacerbated Biblical Flooding
Environment  (tags: Amazon dams, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, weather, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, world )

Cal
- 31 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Critics of the dams say that the record flooding is likely the result of two causes: the dams and climate change.
Indonesian Sugar Company Poised to Destroy Half of Island Paradise's Forests
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, sugar cane, biodiversity, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics, protection, nature, humans )

Cal
- 31 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An Indonesian plantation company may be preparing to destroy up to half of the natural forests on Indonesia's remote Aru Islands, reports Forest Watch Indonesia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Chevron: Decontaminate the Amazon
Environment  (tags: corporate irresponsibility and recklessn, cleaning the Amazon, damage and repair, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 31 days ago - change.org
I consider it imperative that Chevron assume full responsibility for its actions in the Amazon area so as to assist in reconstructing the native communities who have been so highly damaged
AUSTRALIA: Gas Company Pollutes Aquifer With Uranium
Environment  (tags: world, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, water )

Cal
- 31 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Coal seam gas (CSG) company Santos has admitted to polluting an aquifer in north-western NSW with uranium, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on March 8.
How a False Solution to Climate Change Is Damaging the Natural World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, soil degradation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green )

Cal
- 31 days ago - theguardian.com
In growing maize for biogas, the crop that does most damage to the soil is being specifically exempted from the rules
In the Pastures of Colombia, Cows, Crops and Timber Coexist
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, climatechange, humans, nature, politics, government, GoodNews, world, protection )

Cal
- 32 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As an ambitious program in Colombia demonstrates, combining grazing and agriculture with tree cultivation can coax more food from each acre, boost farmers' incomes, restore degraded landscapes, and make farmland more resilient to climate change.
Cocaine: The New Face of Deforestation in Central America
Environment  (tags: deforestation, forests, drug war, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

Cal
- 33 days ago - news.mongabay.com
There is growing evidence for a correlation between drug trafficking and deforestation in Central America today.
Tasmania's World Heritage Area: World Heritage Committee Advisor Raises Concerns Over Plan to Reduce Protected Area
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, trees, world, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 34 days ago - abc.net.au
A key advisor to the World Heritage Committee has flagged concerns with the Federal Government's plan to delist 74,000 hectares of Tasmania's World Heritage Area.
Africa to Spew Half of World's Particle Pollution By 2030: Study
Environment  (tags: pollution, world, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 35 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
With its exploding urban population burning ever more coal and wood, Africa could contribute as much as 55 percent of the world's particle pollutants by 2030, a study said
 

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