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Brazil's Planned Tapajós Dams Would Increase Amazon Deforestation By 1M Ha
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of an additional 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032
Get Dangerous Oil Tankers Off the Tracks ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the past few years a North American fracking boom has led to a massive increase in crude oil hauled by train. With this boom has come a huge increase in danger from derailments and oil spills.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump For Fracking
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
What's more, oil companies have EPA permission to discharge up to 9 billion gallons of fracking wastewater into the ocean off California's coast -- as though it's a dump instead of a cherished home for all kinds of rare and vulnerable wildlife.
Urge Congress to Protect Birds During the Drought ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, drought )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The American Southwest is staggering under a historic drought. We need your help to make sure birds and their habitats get their fair share of increasingly scarce water.
Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Once and For All ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
This year, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which has saved some of our most incredible landscapes, please ask President Obama to recommend a Wilderness designation for the coastal plain to help protect this extraordinary place
Please Sign: Aldi, Change Planning Policies to Preserve Treasured Trees
Environment  (tags: Aldi, UK, Silsden, Ecology Building Society, 250-year-old lime tree, preservation of natural treasures, super market, protection of environment and natural fe, Trees for the Future )

Susan
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
For a month the UK's Ecology building society fought to save a 250-year-old lime tree overhanging the society's grounds. But it took contractors only five minutes to destroy that 100-foot-tall tree - to pave the way for an Aldi super market.
Alarm as Almond Farms Consume California's Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, almonds, water use, California, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Extreme drought and soaring global demand is threatening supplies of one of the world's favourite snacks
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING---Park Place Energy Corp. Will Not Drill Bulgaria
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, acivism, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, healthconditions, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CONSUMERS, world, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The continued overseas demand for agricultural commodities like palm oil, beef, soy and wood products has contributed to the rapid deforestation of tropical climates
Ecuador: Trashing a Cloud Forest for Copper ? PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, protection, habitat, wildlife )

Cher
- 2 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Codelco, a company owned by the Chilean state, wants to mine for copper in Ecuador's rainforest - bad news for nature, biodiversity and water resources. We can't let this happen. Please lend your voice to our petition.
Demand Limits on Carbon Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, pollution, protection )

Cher
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Environmental Protection Agency is working to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. Tell the EPA you support these first-ever limits on carbon pollution!
OP-ED: Nuclear Power - Insanity at Taxpayers' and Consumers' Expense
Environment  (tags: energy, nuclear power, alternative enrgy, boondoggle, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, radia-active )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Nuclear power exists for one reason only, writes Ralph Nader - government support. Without the taxpayer subsidies, accident liability waivers and exploited consumers, nuclear power wouldn't exist
This Hawaiian Island Is So Polluted With Plastic That It Might Become a Superfund Site
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, plastic pollution, Hawaii, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takepart.com
Ocean plastic and toxic waste left behind by the military threaten sea turtles, seals, and other marine life.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto Vs. Monarchs - Millions of Butterflies Disappearing
Environment  (tags: monarchs, Monsanto, pesticides, endangered, pollution, world, wildlife, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Monsanto's GE crops are driving the iconic butterfly to extinction. Please visit Rainforest-Rescue.org and sign the petition. We need to work together to stop Monsanto.

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