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Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 89 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
VICTORY VICTORY Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins
World  (tags: profits mainly from tourism, brought into the country illegally, local activist group reEarth, in favor of freeing the dolphins, ecosystems, endangered, oceans, nature, wildlife, world, healthconditions, water, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered )

Kelly
- 132 days ago - care2.com
A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphins should be allowed into the Bahamas for any purpose beyond research.
Send a Message of Hope and Love to Victims of Typhoon Haiyan ACTION
World  (tags: Typhoon Haiyan, world, healthconditions, Philipines, habitatdestruction, destruction )

Nancy
- 306 days ago - handicap-international.us
In late February, Handicap International Goodwill Ambassadors Jessica Cox, a Filipina-American, and her husband Patrick Chamberlain, will personally share your messages with Typhoon Haiyan survivors in and around Tacloban.
TAKE ACTION: Protect the Amazon and Its Indigenous People From Brazilian Mega-Dam
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, corruption, government, terrorism, world, conservation, destruction, environment, forests, humans, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Beverly
- 451 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"The world must know what is happening here, they must perceive how destroying forests and indigenous people destroys the entire world." - Kayapó indigenous leaders
Monsanto's Deception Game on GMO in Europe RT Op-Edge
World  (tags: Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, GMO EU, Seeds, deception, food, healthconditions, warning )

Elderberr
- 556 days ago - rt.com
On May 31 world media headlines read "Monsanto backing away from GMO crops in Europe." But before the world opens the champagne to celebrate the death of GMO, it is worthwhile to look more closely at what was officially said and what not.
Peru Declares Environmental State of Emergency in Its Rainforest
World  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, world, trees, ethics, government )

JL
- 628 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil field
China's New Leadership Faces Growing Environmental Pressures
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, ethics, government, politics, society, world, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, climate-change, climatechange, environment, pollution, healthconditions )

JL
- 650 days ago - trust.org
China has been making progress on its targets for the 12th five-year plan to increase the non-fossil fuel share of primary energy consumption to 11.4 percent by 2015.
Reformed UN Formula for Making Planet Greener to Get First Test
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, politics, nature, research, science, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, weather, trees, government, protection, energy, endangered )

JL
- 666 days ago - trust.org
* UNEP annual meeting to open to all nations, up from 58 * Reforms seek to widen authority in tackling green issues
Russia Explores Old Nuclear Waste Dumps in Arctic
World  (tags: world, radia-active, protection, pollution, water, oceans, nature, weather, healthconditions, climate, ecosystems, endangered )

JL
- 688 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The toxic legacy of the Cold War lives on in Russia's Arctic, where the Soviet military dumped many tonnes of radioactive hardware at sea.
'Politicians Haven't Listened' Merkel Climate Advisor Blasts Global Inaction
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, environment, energy, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, politics, science, research, weather, world, Sustainabililty, humans, nature, protection, globalwarming, globalwarming, destruction, c )

JL
- 754 days ago - spiegel.de
Politicians need to get their act together on climate change, says Chancellor Angela Merkel's leading climate advisor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber just days before the global warming conference in Qatar. The World Bank agrees, releasing a report on Monday
More Than 1,000 New Coal Plants Planned Worldwide, Figures Show
World  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, greenhousegases, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, weather, world, r )

JL
- 755 days ago - guardian.co.uk
World Resources Institute identifies 1,200 coal plants in planning across 59 countries, with about three-quarters in China and India
People Power Vs Big Oil ACTION
World  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, Nigeria, Shell, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, wildlife, environment )

Nancy
- 770 days ago - avaaz.org
In days, Nigeria's Parliament could approve a $5 billion fine against giant oil polluter Shell for a spill that devastated the lives of millions of people, and pass a law to hold all oil companies to account for polluting and plundering. This is a waters~
Less Forest, Less Rain: Deforestation Reduces Tropical Rainfall - Yahoo! News
World  (tags: world, water, weather, healthconditions, habitat, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, world )

Kevin
- 821 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"Over a majority of the Earth's tropics, air passing over forested land produces twice as much rain as air passing over areas of sparse vegetation, the study found. Loss of forest cover can decrease levels of rainfall thousands of miles away."
Dirty Gold Mine Leaving Peruvians High and Dry ACTION LINK
World  (tags: world, violence, humanrights, Peru, crime, ecosystems, environment, water, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 887 days ago - care2.com
President Ollanta Humala's government has declared a state of emergency for three provinces and is using force to suppress protests. Five people were shot dead by the military, among them two minors. Numerous others were seriously injured and randomly...
BRAZIL: Uncontacted Indians' Forest 'Sprayed With Chemicals'
World  (tags: politics, healthconditions, destruction, uncontacted tribes, greed, world, environment, world, news, humanrights, conflict, corruption )

Cal
- 1241 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A large stretch of Amazon forest in a region where uncontacted Indians are thought to be living, has reportedly been destroyed illegally with chemical defoliant sprayed from an airplane.
 

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