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ACTIVISM: South Africa: Swimming the Seven Seas to Save the World's Oceans
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, humans, activism, activismenvironment, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - allafrica.com
Lewis Pugh, ocean advocate and endurance swimmer, set out on Thursday to become the first person to undertake a long-distance swim in each of the classical Seven Seas, in a bid to highlight the need for protected areas in oceans around the world.
Australia to Scrap Plan for Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great BarrierReef, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, energy, government, GoodNews, wildlife, world, protection, pollution, oceans, nature, politics, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - reuters.com
Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Small Island States From Rising Sea Levels - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, world, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Small island states (Sids) face a greater threat from rising sea levels, as the populace needs to be evacuated to the mainland and the biodiversity of the land will be completely lost if the ocean swallows up these islands
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
Solar Farms Threaten Birds Certain Avian Species Seem to Crash Into Large Solar Power Arrays or Get Burned By the Concentrated R
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'It was one of 233 birds recovered from the sites of three Californian desert solar power plants as part of a federal investigation. The laboratory's wildlife equivalents of CSI stars concluded that many of the birds had been fatally singed, broken,...'
Florida's Sugar Barons Grow Fat on Subsidies, Diabetes and Everglades Destruction
Environment  (tags: BigSugar, bad business, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, water, humans, government )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - theecologist.org
Big Sugar is the new Big Tobacco, writes Alan Farago - lethal to human health, wreaking environmental devastation, gouging huge public subsidie
Pennsylvania Finally Reveals 243 Cases Of Drinking Water Contamination By Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Facking Wastes, drinking water contamination, destruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water )

Betsy
- 13 hours ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. Wells in 22 counties effected. Some "accidents" poisoned more than one well, some water "undrinkable".
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Endangered Birds From Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: birds, deforestation, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, trees, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
Prevent loggers from endangering local wildlife by removing more trees from the heavily burned Stanislaus National Forest
Indonesia Plans to Destroy Another 14 Million Hectares of Forest
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, trees, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 14 hours ago - alert-conservation.org
How big is 14 million hectares of forest? Imagine an area five times the size of Belgium. Or imagine 28 million football fields.
 
 
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