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Threat to Rivers as Hydropower Gets Set for Global Boom
Environment  (tags: rivers, biodiversity, hydropower, dam building, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists predict a doubling in production of renewable energy from hydropower over the next 20 years, but building new dams will have a damaging effect on some of the world's major rivers.
OP-ED: Latin American Progressives and Environmental Duplicity
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics, government, world, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
What governments must do, now more than ever, is decisively leave resources in the ground, reject mining projects...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Ensure a Future for Polar Bears
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, wildlife, world, politics, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Polar bears can't walk to the climate change talks in Lima this December to ask for help. You can speak up for them by signing our Petition for Polar Bears.
Conservationists Propose Dracula Reserve in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, nature, GoodNews, government, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The region is regarded by scientists as one of the most biodiverse places in the world, with many unique species that evolved in isolation after the uprising of the Andes separated the region from the Amazon Basin millions of years ago.
Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East
Environment  (tags: proposed Energy East Pipeline, world, tar sands, oil companies, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A proposed Energy East pipeline would send oil-sands crude across Canada to terminals on the Atlantic coast.
New Marine Protected Area Proposed for Myanmar
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, oceans, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - fauna-flora.org
The proposed establishment of a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Myeik archipelago has received enthusiastic support by participants in a workshop held recently in Myanmar's Tanintharyi region.
Australia Takes the Next Step in the Fight Against Ocean Plastic Pollution
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, activism, world, protection, pollution, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - fauna-flora.org
Fauna & Flora International's campaign against microbeads gains traction, with the launch of Australia's own Good Scrub Guide
The 7 Solar Wonders Of the World.
Environment  (tags: solar power, solar energy, solar plants, climate-change, energy, environment, GoodNews, green, nature, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Betsy
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
As a visual treat (for the upcoming trick or treat event), may I present the beautiful 7 Solar Wonders of the World. These are all high art and they all make a positive difference for the environment. No amazing spiders, promise. Happy Halloween.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Coastal Bay From Open-Pit Mining - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, mining projects, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, protection, trees, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop proposed coal mine from degrading precious coastline and the health of surrounding communities
TAKE ACTION NOW! PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Tell KLK to Leave Collingwood Bay Immediately
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestaton, indigenous peoples irghts, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, nature, humans, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, government, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ran.org
KLK's intentions to develop palm oil in Collingwood Bay threaten not only to disrupt local communities but also to destroy pristine rainforests.
Experts 'Stunned' at How Fast Oceans Are Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ocean warming, study, climate, protection, nature, oceans, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
Southern hemisphere oceans are warming at double the expected rate, a new study has found
Brazil Declares New Protected Area Larger Than Delaware
Environment  (tags: conservation, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Earlier this week, the Brazilian government announced the declaration of a new federal reserve deep in the Amazon rainforest
From Bar Fights to Wars How Climate Change Fuels Violence
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, violence, protection, world, humans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
a new report comes to a striking conclusion: that climate change most likely is a strong factor in spiking rates of violence of all kinds, ranging from bar fights to wars.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Northern Australia
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, OVERDEVELOPMENT, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The unique natural and cultural heritage of northern Australia is under threat. Plans to build giant dams, industrial scale agri-business, invasive mines, and toxic gas fields are being rolled out.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Reward Dirty Tar Sands Corporations - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, tar sands corporations, ecosystems, destruction, environment, world, pollution, politics, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
: Revoke the climate leader A List status given to the company that wants to build a massive tar sands oil pipeline
 

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