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Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water
Environment  (tags: world, iraq, ISIS, water wars, environment, ecosystems, wter, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war.
Bee Project By Lucy King - YouTube   video
Environment  (tags: wildlife, Samburu elephants and bees, Dr Lucy King, project, goodnews, video )

BarbCat
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Do elephants fear bees? Find out as Dr. Lucy King of Save the Elephants conducts her research on the Samburu elephants.
Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile's Patagonia
Environment  (tags: protection, water, ecosystems, environment, dam building, conservation, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Aysén region in Chile's southern Patagonia wilderness has some of the largest freshwater reserves on the planet thanks to its swift-running rivers, innumerable lakes, and lagoons
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise the state of Oregon for blocking a proposed plan to ship more coal to China
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
*** URGENT *** SAVE THE ARCTIC - Please SING and SHARE !!!
Environment  (tags: arctic, protection, oceans, wildlife, globalwarming )

Angela
- 2 days ago - savethearctic.org
We want to create a global sanctuary around the North Pole, and ban offshore drilling and destructive industry in the Arctic. HELP !!!
*** URGENT *** No Oil Drilling Off the Canary Islands ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Environment  (tags: canary islands wwf protection, wildlife, oceans, nature )

Angela
- 3 days ago - wwf.de
Nature Paradise in Danger: RWE and other companies want to drill for oil off the Canary Islands. The WWF wants to prevent common with his supporters and other conservation organizations - including an international petition . Help !!!!!!!!!!!
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 4 days ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true.
'Most Endangered' River in the Nation
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
The organization American Rivers has distinguished the San Joaquin River of California with the dubious title of "most endangered" river in the nation.
We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...

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