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TAKE ACTION NOW! What Kind of Government Would Lobby Banks to Destroy Our Great Barrier Reef?
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, destruction, mininginterests, overdevelopment, greed, environment, ecosystems, pollution, protection, conservation, water, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
Big international banks have publicly backed out of funding the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef, but now our government is secretly lobbying them to change their minds.
OP-ED: Why U.S. East Coast Should Stay Off-Limits to Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, oi drilling off the US East Coast, commentary, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - e360.yale.edu
ItâEUR(TM)s not just the potential for a catastrophic spill that makes President ObamaâEUR(TM)s proposal to open Atlantic Ocean waters to oil exploration such a bad idea. WhatâEUR(TM)s worse is the cumulative impact on coastal ecosystems that an active oil industry wou
Is Bolivia Going to Frack 'Mother Earth'?
Environment  (tags: fracking, f rack is whack, Bolivia, oil companies, greed, pollution, healthconditions, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, water, nature, politics, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society
Fears Over Plastic-Eating Coral in Australia's Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, plastic pollution, plastics, oceans, corals, wildlife, world, oceans, pollution, research )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are eating small plastic debris in the ocean, Australian researchers said on Tuesday, raising fears about the impact the indigestible fragments have on their health and other marine life.
BRAZIL: Dams or Indigenous Land: The Battle Over the Munduruku Frontier
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, world, indigneous rights, dams, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Munduruku indigenous tribe have begun to mark out the limits of their land, in an action that could halt the giant São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the apple of the Brazilian government's eye
Big Cities Head for Water Crisis as Populations Explode
Environment  (tags: urbanization, water shortages, drought, population, destruction, ecosystems, environment, world, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 9 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With more than half the worldâEUR(TM)s population now in cities, scientists warn that inadequate surface water supplies will leave many at increasing risk of drought
Burning Trees for Electricity Is Actually Dirtier Than Coal
Environment  (tags: politics, world, wildlife, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
Western Europe has already lost about 97 percent of its original forests. But European power companies, under pressure to clean up their climate pollution and switch to renewable sources of energy, are increasingly looking to burn wood fuel instead of coa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Secretary John Kerry to Show Some Love to the Ocean
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, research, activism, activism protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
A brand new report reveals that 10 to 28 billion pounds of plastic end up in the ocean every year. That means there is 10 times more plastic in the ocean than we previously believed
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help China Access Fresh Water
Environment  (tags: water, world, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans, government )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
China desperately needs to access fresh water. Water is a vital resource needed to ensure survival.
Indigenous Communities in Paraguay Threatened By Deforestation Despite Having Land Rights
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, deforestation, forced evictions, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to a report by Survival International, the existence of the isolated Ayoreo Totobiegosode people is critically threatened by cattle ranching firms that are destroying their last forest refuge.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Get Plastics Out of the EarthâEUR(TM)s Oceans
Environment  (tags: plastics pollution, marine environment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, oceans, world, water, wildlife, nature )

Cal
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Eight million tons of plastic garbage makes its way into the planetâEUR(TM)s oceans every single year, according to a recently published international study. This is a huge environmental risk and causes the deaths of countless marine animals
Mining Activist Released After Being Charged With Terrorism, Rebellion in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, Javier Ramirez, Ecuador, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, world )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Ecuador's government has been accused of becoming increasingly aggressive towards environmental activists. In 2013, the government shutdown one of the country's biggest environmental NGOs, Fundación Pachamama, over a dispute over oil drilling in the Amaz
Illegal Logging Still a Big Issue in Cameroon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, illegal logging, deforestation, world, protection, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, trees )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Cameroon is struggling to make progress in combatting illegal logging. Regulatory budgets are too thin to protect the countryâEUR(TM)s vast tracts of Congolian Rainforest.
Post-Sandy NYC Subway Brims With Unknown Microbes
Environment  (tags: world, weather, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, healthconditions, habitat, conservation, sandy, NYC, Subway, unknown microbes, south ferry station, manhattan, aquatic environment, 2012 storm )

Darren
- 14 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The South Ferry station at the tip of Manhattan still resembles an aquatic environment after it flooded during the 2012 storm
SPAIN: Toxic Orange Cloud Spreads Over Catalonia After Chemical Blast
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, world )

Cal
- 15 days ago - theguardian.com
Residents told to close windows and seal air vents after dense cloud hovers over six municipalities in central Catalonia after an explosion at a chemical warehouse
 

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