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A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
PARADISE LOST? Bali Uprising: Plan to Convert Protected Area Into Golf Courses, Mall Spurs Outrage
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, OVERDEVELOPMENT, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, oceans, wildlife, world, pollution )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
In a reversal sparking outrage from locals, and concern from environmentalists, the Governor of Bali, Indonesia has given the green light to a controversial development project in Benoa Bay.
Rail Oil Tankers, Victim of U.S. Safety Rules, Also Unwanted in Canada
Environment  (tags: oil tankers, public safety, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, pollution, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - reuters.com
Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada's oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. government forecast that the costly cars will continue in use in the energy sector.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 3 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
The Nicaragua Canal - a Disaster in Waiting?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua Canal, habitatdestruction, deforestation, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, wildlife, world, protection, forests, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
With huge environmental impacts and questionable motives of those backing the project, economists, sociologists and environmentalists are already voicing concerns.
Nothing Else Left to Log: Are Eco-Certified Timber Companies Stripping Russia Off Its Last Old Growth Forests?
Environment  (tags: deforestation, tigers, animals, endangered, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, nature, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
ntact forest landscapes are important for many animals such as this Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Primorye, Russia. Siberian tigers once ranged across huge areas of northern Asia, but today exist only in a small
Wolves Under Stress   video
Environment  (tags: animals, nature, wildlife, world, GoodNews, habitat, protection )

Mm
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Post petitions guys for Wolves here, there are so many that need help...Oops I have no photo of a wolf here thus leopard! My kitty! xoxo Have a blessed week!
Elephant Poaching Soars as Sumatran Forests Turn Into Plantations
Environment  (tags: animals, elephant poaching, ivory trade, deforestation, world, wildlife, destruction, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
here has been a spike in elephant deaths in Sumatra this year, and conversion of rainforest to plantations is one of the main causes, according to the Indonesian Elephant Conservation Forum
It Takes More Than Two to Tango - or to Clean Up Argentina's Riachuelo River
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, clean-up, world, government, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ipsnews.net
Around 1,500 tons of solid waste was also removed from the river and its banks, and the wide towpaths along the river were reopened and paved to provide access to and control over the river.
Natural Reserves' No More: Illegal Colonists Deforest Huge Portions of Nicaraguan Protected Areas
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, protection, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Northeastern Nicaragua, abutting the coastal Caribbean town of Bluefields, lie two nature reserves - Cerro Silva and Punta Gorda - that are embroiled in a bitter battle for survival against the speedily encroaching agricultural frontier.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Last Rainforest in Kenya
Environment  (tags: enviroment, deforestation, ecosystems, world, conservation, habitat destruction, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Save Mau Forest Complex in Kenya and assign it a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site . Mau Forest is the main water catchment area in Kenya.
A Paradise Being Lost: Peru's Most Important Forests Felled for Timber, Crops, Roads, Mining
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, habitat, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, government, green, protection, forests, trees, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Despite a comprehensive forestry reform in 2000, when a forestry concession system was adopted, up to 90 percent of timber extracted from forests in Peru is likely done so illegally.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Weaken Protections for Indigenous People and the Environment - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, World Bank regulations, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The World Bank is weakening regulations that protect the environment and indigenous people in developing countries. By deregulating mining and logging corporations, the World Bank is endangering the lives of the residents and the ecosystems in which they
In Italy, A Steel Plant Blamed For Decades Of Child Cancer
Environment  (tags: health, environment, protection, corporate indifference, healthconditions, pollution, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 8 days ago - lastampa.it
Taranto's ILVA steel plant, Europe's largest, emits toxic pollution that doctors believe has long been causing cancer in young victims and sky-high infant mortality. Yet it still operates
OP-ED: Australian World Heritage: Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, conservation, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, environment, politics, nature, protection )

Cal
- 11 days ago - abc.net.au
What does it mean to care for natural World Heritage in 2014 and beyond?
 

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