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The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Marbled Cat
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, humans, protection, cats, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 20 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Indiscriminate snaring is prevalent throughout much of its range and is likely to pose a major threat. It is valued for its skin, meat and bones, but infrequently observed in the illegal Asian wildlife trade.
There Are Now Only 6 Northern White Rhinos On Earth
Animals  (tags: rhinos, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - thedodo.com
The population is a subspecies of the white rhino. The southern white rhinoceros is faring much better, with an estimated 17,000 wild-living animals, thanks to intensive conservation efforts.
Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, nature )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - ecowatch.com
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties. And the campaign money being spent on both sides--but primarily by big energy companies--shows how much is at stake.
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - theecologist.org
Despite Brazil having made great strides in reducing logging in the Amazon region, a US study says the country faces a renewed threat to its forests.
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: wildlife, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Stop plans to build a electrical transmission line through a natural landmark and crucial wildlife habitat
The Kissimmee: A River Recurved
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, restoration )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
One Woman's Brilliant Idea That Could Wipe Out Shark Finning Forever
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
Kathy Xu, founder of an organization called The Dorsal Effect, thinks she's found the perfect solution for shark finning fishermen living in some of the most remote and beautiful places on Earth.
 
 
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