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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Costco: Please Don't Sell GMO Salmon, Ever!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GMO SALMON, GMO salmon, corruption, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, business, consumers, greenliving, greenproducts, green, health, organic, protection, sustainable, environment, food, eco-friendly, shopping )

- 245 days ago -
weâEUR(TM)re asking stores to guarantee thereâEUR(TM)s no market for GMO salmon, by refusing to sell it. So far, Costco hasnâEUR(TM)t joined the growing number of stores that have pledge to reject GMO salmon.
UK Development Finance Arm Accused of Bankrolling 'Agro-Colonialism' in Congo
Environment  (tags: world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, green, government )

- 245 days ago -
Report claims workers of palm oil company part-owned by DFI earn a pittance, live in harsh conditions and have had their land taken illegally, though DFI says it is trying to improve pay and conditions for workers
In Sumatra, An Oasis in a Sea of Oil Palm
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Sumatra, deforestation, deforestation destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

- 244 days ago -
It is estimated that Sumatra has lost 85 percent of its forests in the past half century, primarily due to widespread conversion for oil palm and pulp plantations. The island's diminishing forests are the only place where orangutans and tigers still live
Oasis at Risk: Oman's Ancient Water Channels Are Drying Up
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, humans )

- 243 days ago -
Since pre-Islamic times, OmanâEUR(TM)s water systems known as aflaj have brought water from the mountains and made the desert bloom. But now, unregulated pumping of groundwater is depleting aquifers and causing the long-reliable channels to run dry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell GrubHub to Take Shark Fins Off the Menu!
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection )

- 243 days ago -
Sign our petition to tell GrubHub to take shark fin off the menu now âEUR" before the oceanâEUR(TM)s most iconic predators disappear.
TODAY--JUNE 8--Happy World Oceans Day!
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 243 days ago -
The United Nations General Assembly took the concept, first proposed in 1992 and made it official on 5 December 2008. Since then, the event has grown and spread as the realization of the oceanâEUR(TM)s importance to humanity has increased.
AlaskaâEUR(TM)s Wolves Face Catastrophe
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wolves, endangered )

- 243 days ago -
A government study reports that the predatorsâEUR(TM) population has plummeted 60 percent in one year.
TAKE ACTION NOW! California: Be A Champion for Elephants and Rhinos
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, laws, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

- 243 days ago -
California is a top market for ivory, with illegal sales of ivory estimated to have doubled over the past eight years.
5 Charts That Explain Why Obama Wants to Clamp Down on Airplane Emissions
Environment  (tags: EPA, climat echange, airplane emissions, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate, politics, healthconditions )

- 242 days ago -
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to declare soon that greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes are a danger to human health because they contribute significantly to climate change.
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