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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
- 1 day 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 ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Make the Fracking Industry Come Clean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, protection, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA has the chance to hold the oil and gas industry accountable by doing two big things -- requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking and studying how these chemicals impact public health
Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - northernstar.com.au
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
TakeAction! - Stop Killing Giant Amazon Fish - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Amazon, fish, killing, arapaima, river )

Marie
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The arapaima is a giant fish that lives in the Amazon river. Growing up to 10 feet, these fish are notoriously easy to catch because they need to breathe air, and come up to the surface every five to fifteen minutes
Scientists May Have Cracked The Giant Siberian Crater Mystery -- The News Isn't Good
Environment  (tags: Yamal peninsula, Siberia, Giant Crater, permafrost, methane, Russia )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - nature.com
A mystery crater spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia last month was probably caused by methane released as permafrost thawed, researchers in Russia say.
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
Take Action! - Create Worlds Largest Oceanic Reserve - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Oceanic, reserve, mammals, fish, marine, protection )

Marie
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
President Obama is currently receiving public opinions on whether or not to create the world's largest natural reserve in the ocean. However, he is under great stress from a huge, federally-funded fishing lobby and big oil corporations to discard the plan
The Real Eco-Terrorists Wreaking Havoc on the World
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, mining companies, corporate abuse, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, humans, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Who should we truly be concerned about: the "eco-terrorists" aiming to protect and conserve the planet for future generations, or those who aim to exploit Earth's resources for monetary and materialistic purposes?
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
- 3 days 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
- 3 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! Create World's Largest Oceanic Reserve - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, ecosystems, conservation, protection, oceans, nature, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
President Obama is currently receiving public opinions on whether or not to create the world's largest natural reserve in the ocean
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: danger of exploding oil trains, regulations, safety, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, green, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
Drillers Illegally Using Diesel Fuel to Frack
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, fracking frack is whack, energy companies, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Fracking companies doctored records and hid the illegal use of the fuel, report says
Evangelicals Pressure Florida Governor on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: politics, news, republicans, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Led by its president Rev. Mitch Hescox, the group is delivering petitions with more than 60,000 signatures to Florida Governor Rick Scott, asking him to lead on climate change, which is already impacting the state in a multitude of ways
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
- 4 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.

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