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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
- 18 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
Convict Poachers Who Poisoned Over 100 Elephants.HEINOUS CRIME AGAINST THESE MAJESTIC ANIMALS.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, government, habitat, humans, nature, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Eight poachers have figured out a new and disturbing way to kill elephants, choosing to poison them with cyanide. So far, one hundred elephants have died just in the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Still worse is that the poisoning, although aimed .....
GOOD NEWS! Obama's Latest Green Move: Banning Drilling in Alaska's Bristol Bay
Environment  (tags: government, GoodNews, ARctic rilling, Bristol Bay, wildlife, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, conservation, climate-change )

Cal
- 1 day ago - grist.org
He protected Alaska's Bristol Bay, a major environmental and economic resource, by withdrawing the waters indefinitely from future oil and gas drilling.
New York State Bans Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, New York, fracking banned, Marcellus Shale, Propublica )

Judy
- 2 days ago - propublica.org
The ban makes New York, which holds large natural gas reserves in the Marcellus Shale, the largest and most significant region to bow out of the nation's energy boom because of concerns that its benefits may be outweighed by the risk.
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam.PERILOUS TIMES FOR THESE MAJESTIC ANIMALS
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, forests, habitat, government, nature, protection, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
According to surveys conducted by the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, the population of wild tigers in Vietnam has fallen dramatically to a measly number of an estimated 47 individuals and about 100 tigers in captivity. THIS IS JUST SAD!
Save Bats From Extinction.TRAGIC TO LOSE AN IMPORTANT CREATURE OF NATURE..SAVE THE BATS.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, pollution, research, science, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has killed off an estimated 5.5. million bats in the United States and Canada. As a result, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has considered listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species
Stop a Massive Dead-End Road From Being Built Through the Tongass National Forest
Environment  (tags: rainforest, rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, Highway construction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We have until December 31 to tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop a destructive dead-end road from being built through ancient rainforest and devastating a national treasure, Berners Bay.
   

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