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Borneo: Axing a National Park for Palm Oil *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
I am very concerned about the deforestation of Tanjung Puting National Park on Borneo. The palm oil company BGA (through its subsidiary PT Andalan Sukses Makmur - PT ASM) is clearing the rainforest within the borders of the park (Teluk Pulai)...
Take Action! - Save the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Rusty patched, bumble bee, endangered, pollunators )

Marie
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The rusty patched bumble bee population has diminished 87% in recent years and faces impending extinction. Despite an official request to protect this bee under the Endangered Species Act, governmental response has been absent. Protection for this
Invisible Threat: Microplastic Contamination Discovered on Bottom of Sydney Harbour
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, microplastics, ecosystems, destruction, world, protection, humans )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - abc.net.au
The bottom of Sydney Harbour has been contaminated by widespread microplastic pollution which could be entering the food chain, scientists say.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Bees From Monsanto's Chemicals and Crops - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, die-offs, pesticides, bees, pesticides in food and water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, politics, pollution, healthconditions, protection, wildlife, animals )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
Call on the Secretary to uphold a judge's recent decision to revoke Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soy across Mexico on the grounds that such crops pose a great threat to bees
Indonesia's Forests So Damaged They Burn Whether or Not There's Drought
Environment  (tags: deforeastation, world, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, forests, nature, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Air pollution caused by fires set for land-clearing on Sumatra has become a regularly occurrence in Southeast Asia, spurring hand-wringing in Singapore and Malaysia over health effects
Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action
Environment  (tags: activism, activismenvironment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - ipsnews.net
more and more faith leaders are calling for divestment from fossil fuels. One of the most powerful advocates has been Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former South African Anglican Archbishop, Desmond Tutu, who recently called for an "anti-apartheid style b
Neil Young Urges Boycott of Non-Organic Cotton
Environment  (tags: wildlife, rivers, cotton and pesticides, organic cotton, Neil Young, nature, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - rollingstone.com
Knowing how pesticides involve and affect habitats, water supplies and life itself, Neil Young takes green steps and encourage us all to do the same.
Exxon Starts "Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World"
Environment  (tags: Oil, Drilling, ExxonMobil, Arctic, Kara Sea, Russia, #DirtyOil, Toxic Contamination, Pollution, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
"For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia's Arctic. It is Russia's most northerly well."
Mysterious Craters Are Just the Beginning of Arctic Surprises
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Tipping Point, Permafrost Thaw, Craters, Russia )

Brian
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
"It's not just craters purportedly dug by aliens in Russia, it's also megaslumps, ice that burns and drunken trees. The ongoing meltdown of the permanently frozen ground that covers nearly a quarter of land in the Northern Hemisphere has caused..."
   

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