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Protect Communities From Toxic Oil Refinery Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 2 days ago - secure2.edf.org
Take action today: Tell the EPA to make sure oil refineries clean up their act
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 2 days ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
Demand Stricter Regulations for Frac Sand Mines ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection )

Cher
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The practice of frac sand mining has grown since the boom of hydraulic fracking. Silica sand is included in the liquid injection process to increase fracking yields. However, the growing business of frac sand mining, particularly in Wisconsin, does not
Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, destruction, wildlife )

Cher
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The Nebraska Public Power District has proposed a 220-mile transmission line, which will bisect a sensitive prairie and sand dune habitat. Known as the Sandhills, this area is unique and provides habitat for a variety of migrating birds.
Help Save Utah's Greater Canyonlands ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, Utah )

Cher
- 2 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Take action below -- urge Obama to fulfill Roosevelt's vision and forever protect these canyonlands.
Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties. And the campaign money being spent on both sides--but primarily by big energy companies--shows how much is at stake.
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Despite Brazil having made great strides in reducing logging in the Amazon region, a US study says the country faces a renewed threat to its forests.
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban | Earthjustice
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Paulo
- 3 days ago - earthjustice.org
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban. Victory: Havasupai Tribe, conservation coalition celebrate key win for protecting water, wildlife, and sacred lands.
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 3 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, South America, Goliath spider, animals, habitat, nature, environment, forests )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - m.livescience.com
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: wildlife, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop plans to build a electrical transmission line through a natural landmark and crucial wildlife habitat
The Kissimmee: A River Recurved
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, restoration )

Cal
- 3 days ago - npr.org
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: sumatran tigers, palm oil, deforestation, palm oil industry, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 4 days ago - action.sumofus.org
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room for massive palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia.

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