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Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Mekong River Means Life: Stop the Don Sahong Dam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, MEKONG RIVER, world, politics, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The future of the Mekong River's ecosystem and her people are in jeopardy, as plans to build the Don Sahong Dam - the second dam on the Lower Mekong mainstream - rapidly progress
TAKE ACTION NOW! PERU: Clean Up Six-Month Oil Leak
Environment  (tags: OIL LEAK, Peru, oil, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Petroperú pipeline has already been leaking for several months, poisoning the river and all the lives that depend on it. The pipeline needs to be fixed, and Peru's Ministry of Environment needs to address the leak
Gibbon Species Pushed Towards Extinction as Island Loses Its Trees
Environment  (tags: deforestation, endangered, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, humans, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to data from Global Forest Watch, Hainan province has lost an average of 15,084 hectares of forest every year from 2009 through 2012--According to the IUCN, the population of Hainan gibbons dropped from more than 2,000 in the late 1950s and to
Climate Change Creates New Geography of Food
Environment  (tags: climate-change, nature, agriculture, world, wildlife, protection, environment, climatechange, globalwarming, destruction, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
The magnitude of the climate changes brought about by global warming and the alterations in rainfall patterns are modifying the geography of food production in the tropics, warned participants at the climate summit in the Peruvian capital.
Peru Outraged After Greenpeace Makes Its Mark and Defaces Nazca Ancient Site
Environment  (tags: activists, crime, culture, climate-change, conservation, destruction, environment, government, habitat, humans, protection, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - nytimes.com
An expression of concern by the environmental group Greenpeace about the carbon footprint was marred this week by real footprints -- in a fragile, and restricted, landscape near the Nazca lines, ancient man-made designs etched in the Peruvian desert.
A Massive New Marine Protected Area Network in Gabon
Environment  (tags: marine, protection, protection, Gabon, parks, whales, dolphins, Humpback whales, marine turtles, animals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, government, habitat, nature, oceans, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Lone
- 5 days ago - voices.nationalgeographic.com
The parks will protect more than 20 species of whales and dolphins (including humpback whales and Atlantic humpback dolphins) and four species of marine turtles
Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Communities
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Many conservationists have long supported local communities and indigenous peoples seeking recognition of their rights to land and natural resources
TAKE ACTION NOW! Criticize Canada's Inaction on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Canda, poor record of environmental protection, greenhouse gases, world, green, government, pollution )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Canada will not be met by the 2020 deadline, according to an Environment Canada's annual emission trends report. In 2005
'Fracking Frenzy' - How the Shale Gas Industry Is Threatening the Planet
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
The world is in the grip of a 'fracking frenzy that threatens us for centuries to come with polluted aquifers, runaway climate change, destruction of biodiversity and worthless 'sub-prime' investments
TAKE ACTION NOW! Lima Climate Talks: US: Stand Strong on 0 Carbon
Environment  (tags: zero carbon, Lima ClimateTalk, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, politics, government, green, world, nature, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 7 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Climate Ministers from 195 countries are arriving at the global summit in Peru. Let's show them this commitment is non negotiable.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Hold Oil Company Responsible for Environmental Disaster
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, oil spil, Mideast, world, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Hold Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company accountable for major oil spill in the Middle East
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Stop Oil and Gas Leasing in the Arctic Ocean!
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, politics, nature, nature )

Cal
- 8 days ago - secure.wilderness.org
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management estimates Lease Sale 193 has a 75 percent chance of a large (more than 42,000 gallons) oil spill in the Arctic Ocean. Yet, the agency is proceeding with plans for oil drilling there. The Arctic Ocean, its people and i
Lima's UN Climate Talks Aren't Even Focusing on Keeping Down Temperatures
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, ecosystems, Lima climate talks, world, globalwarming, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, politics, weather )

Cal
- 8 days ago - globalpost.com
Meanwhile, extreme weather events like this week's Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines continue to wreak havoc.
PepsiCo: Trashing Rainforests for 450,000 Tons of Palm Oil a Year
Environment  (tags: palm oil, palm oil industry, rainforest destruction, pepsico, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 9 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
U.S. food and beverage giant PepsiCo consumes huge amounts of palm oil produced on rainforest land for its snack foods.Join us in calling on CEO Indra Nooyi to eliminate palm oil from PepsiCo's supply chain.
 

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