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Detroit Shuts Off Water To Thousands Of Broke Residents
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Detroit, the poor, ethics, water, rights, humans, society, government, crime, dishonesty, corruption, sadness, safety, politics, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 122 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department moves to shut off water to thousands of residents who are delinquent on their bills, a coalition of activists is appealing to the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights to intervene.
World Water Day: 6 Images Display The Hopes and Fears of a Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: water, world, UN, society, wildlife, environment, March 22, family, culture, health )

Nancy
- 215 days ago - ecowatch.com
Just 8 percent of global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to consumers, according to the United Nations. Nearly 1 billion people don't have access to water around the world.
Thirsty Illegal Pot Crops Threaten Forests, Boost Fire Danger (TEXT, PHOTOS, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Illegal marijuana plantations, New Mexico, national forests, public lands, water, fire danger, drug cartels, environment, law, ethics, society, humans )

Carrie
- 230 days ago - krqe.com
As New Mexico heads toward a potentially devastating fire season, there's a threat to to the state's public lands that may come as a surprise. People are illegally growing marijuana, hiding the plants deep within national forests and public lands.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Protect Great White Sharks From Illegal Poaching
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, environment, wildlife, world, water, oceans, nature, government, protection, politics, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, money, treatment, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaugh )

Kelly
- 284 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Great white sharks are being increasingly targeted by poachers in the Gulf of California. The sharks are prized for their jaws and fins.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Country From Allowing Shark Hunting
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, politics, protection, water, wildlife, world, government, society, lies, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, treatment, protection, safety, prevention, killed, killing, sufferin )

Kelly
- 301 days ago - animalpetitions.org
After a handful of recent shark attacks in Australia, the country has decided to attack back, devising a new shark hunting plan. Professional shark hunters will be used to kill sharks that come to close to the shore.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

Kelly
- 312 days ago - change.org
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
Sacred Earth: Faiths for Conservation
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, climate-change, climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, pollution, protection, politics, Sust )

JL
- 586 days ago - worldwildlife.org
Many of the most important conservation places in the world are sacred. Sites like the Amazon, South Dakota's Black Hills, and the Mekong River are deeply rooted in local spiritual and cultural traditions.
Pledge to Do Click-to-Donate Sites
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, environment, energy, globalwarming, green, greenhousegases, pollution, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, conservation, environment, ethics, extinction, h )

Michael
- 733 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this pledge if you are willing to do some click-to-donate sites along with doing the click-to-donate here at Care2. I have listed 15 other sites in this petition that you can chose from and can go to to do more click-to-donate at.
South Dakota's Lakota Sioux- Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe 2010 Crisis ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, water, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1433 days ago - change.org
On January 31, 2010 an ice storm struck the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota. More than 3,000 power poles were toppled, and the tribe's old and inefficient water system, unable to cope with the added pressure, collapsed.
Signs of Niger's Worsening Food Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: world, food crisis, Niger, water, politics, society, world, rights, children )

Cal
- 1585 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A worsening food crisis prompted the government to acknowledge a problem in March and launch an emergency appeal for help.
Judge Halts Construction on Indian Burial Grounds
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, burial ground., water )

Lone
- 1598 days ago - sandiego6.com
SAN DIEGO - A judge Monday granted a temporary restraining order stopping the Padre Dam Municipal Water District from doing further construction on a planned reservoir
Prevent Child Drownings ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, environment, protection, water, drownings, humans )

Cher
- 1646 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Each year, more than 800 children die as a result of unintentional drowning and 3,600 children are injured due to near-drowning incidents.
Support Water for the World's Poor ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, water, poor, human rights, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1702 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Congress is working to recognize water for all as a basic human right with the Water for the World Resolution. Contact your Member of Congress today to ask for their support for this resolution that will help the world's poor gain access to water.
Small Plane Crash Kills Two
Society & Culture  (tags: society, travel, transportation, Airplane, crash, Water )

Dee
- 1956 days ago - capitalnews9.com
GLENVILLE, N.Y-The FAA is trying to figure out what caused a plane to crash in Glenville Sunday afternoon. Officials tell us at least two people were killed when the Piper Cherokee went into the Mohawk River.
 

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