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TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign Now for a Frack-Free UK!
Environment  (tags: UK, frack is whack, fracking, water, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, healthconditions, government, humans, world )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
What we do know is that fracking is being used to justify up to forty new gas power stations and that extracting new fossil fuel deposits is likely to make climate change worse.
Malaysian Palm Oil Company Destroys Borneo Forests, Despite Buyer's Zero Deforestation Commitment
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, wildlife, world, forests )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Malaysian palm oil company Genting Plantations is continuing to destroy forests despite a high-profile pledge by one of its customers to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain,
Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
Concern is mounting about dwindling water supplies across Iran, from the densely populated, smog-ridden capital and its parched suburbs to provincial towns and cities to far-flung corners of the nation, much of which is desert
The Grim Story of the Snowy Mountains' Cannibal Horses (TEXT and VIDEOs)
Environment  (tags: world, horses, cannibalism, Australia, 'Pilot Wilderness', horse management, government, ethics, death, animals, sadness, healthconditions, habitat, environment, wildlife, government, nature )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
On a recent cycle trip into the Pilot Wildnerness, the smell of horse dung never left us. Instead of fresh mountain air, we were accompanied by a smell more commonly associated with horse stables.
UK Government Says Never Mind What People Want, Let's Frack
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack iswhck, UK<, world, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
Following a nearly three-month public comment period in which more than 90 percent of the comments were opposed, the UK government announced it will go ahead with a plan to allow fracking beneath homes without the owners' permission.
What You Can Do Presents: Plastic Free For A Year   video
Environment  (tags: plastic free for a year, challenge, water, nature, humans, oceans, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, forests, wildlife, world, video )

BarbCat
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
It will be a bit of a challenge for me because I have to use plastic straws...
SOUTH AFRICA: Nature Reserve Will Preserve Succulents
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, FLORA, flora, world, GoodNews, climate-change )

Cal
- 2 days ago - environment.einnews.com
This botanical hot spot has 1 500 plant species, of which 190 are endemic. Of these, 155 are threatened with extinction, and are believed to be particularly vulnerable to climate change.
Ice Sheets Will Be Melting, and Raising Seas, for Centuries to Come
Environment  (tags: melting ice sheets, climate-change, climatechange, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, oceans, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Ice sheets are nature's freight trains: tough to start moving, even harder to stop.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Activist Group for Massive Climate Action - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, activism protection, ecosystems, environment, humans, GoodNews, world, nature, climate-change )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The group of passionate individuals started in Los Angeles, California, and is headed for Washington, DC, 3,000 miles away. Its goal is to inspire the American people, elected leaders, and citizens of the world to act now and help the earth as every ecosy
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
A Deathtrap for Wildlife: Stop Thailand's Forest Highway
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 4 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Most of Thailand's forests have vanished over the past decades. And now, the government is planning to clear a broad swathe through a UNESCO World Heritage Site to expand a highway.
AUSTRALIA: Great Shorebird Migration Under Threat
Environment  (tags: SHOREBIRD MIGRATIONS, HABITAT LOSS, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - smh.com.au
The epic migration of shorebirds from Australia to their Arctic breeding grounds is said to be in imminent danger of collapse.
How Australia Became the Dirtiest Polluter in the Developed World
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, Australia, australian, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - world.einnews.com
Once a leader in green initiatives, Australia's become the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 5 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
China's War on Pollution Could Leave Australia's Dirty Coal Out in the Cold
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, China, Australia, dirty coal, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, humans, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
Much of Australia's coal is too high in ash, sulphur, or both, to meet China's new environmental standards. Will it be able to find the new customers it needs?
 

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