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Environment

End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 8 hours 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.
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 1 hour 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.
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
- 1 hour 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
- 1 hour 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.
Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region! - The Petition Site
Environment  (tags: Berryessa Snow Mountain Region, suburban sprawl )

Slava
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Metropolitan areas are slowly inching closer to the borders of these wildlands -- roads and development will soon threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildlife movement.
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
- 1 day 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...
'Most Endangered' River in the Nation
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

Cal
- 1 day 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 1 day 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.
Keystone XL - Who Needs It? We Got a Railroad!
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, rail transportof tar sands bitumen, tar sands, oil inducstry, politics, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
If you're a tar sands industry executive, this is your light-bulb moment: Who needs the Keystone XL headache when you can bypass the controversy entirely using existing rail lines?
Can It Be Stopped? Ghana's Forests 'Could Completely Disappear in Less Than 25 Years'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, nature, trees, animals, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
At its current rate of forest loss, a study estimates that Ghana could be devoid of major forest cover in less than a quarter-century.
 
 
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