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OP-ED: Restoring Louisiana's Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy -- Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, protection )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Managing the Mississippi River Delta is a daunting challenge, but the greatest barrier to restoration and flood protection is politics
Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Elephants of Tanzania From the Guns of Poachers
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, endangered, ELEPAHNTS IVORY TRADE, POACHING, ivory trade, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, protection )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The situation for the elephants of Africa is dire. One elephant is killed for its tusks every fifteen minutes. The demand for ivory needs to be halted at the global level in order to save this iconic species from slipping into extinction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Iraq: Don't Legalize Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, ethics, middle-east, iraq, world, society, news )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote to legalize forced child marriage.
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Report Shows Sharp Rise in Murders of Environmentalists, Only 1% of Killers Convicted
Environment  (tags: environemntal activism, death, activists, activists targeted, ecosystems, environment, climate-change, humans )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Killings of people protecting the environment and rights to land increased sharply between 2002 and 2013 as competition for natural resources intensifies, a new report from Global Witness reveals.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Starvation in South Sudan
World  (tags: world, politics, HUNGER, SOUTH SUDAN, South Sudan, violence, society, humanrights, conflict, africa, ethics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
South Sudan is facing a hunger crisis if the world does not act now. Due to a savage war that has displaced hundreds of thousands, food security in South Sudan is teetering on the verge.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Endangered Species From Oil Spills - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, nature, protection, animals, energy, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Develop an updated oil spill response plan to protect people and wildlife, including threatened and endangered species
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - csmonitor.com
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
Scientists Say Australia's Tony Abbott Is Engineering An 'Environmental Train Wreck'
Environment  (tags: world, protection, environment, forests, ecosystems, wildlife, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Destructive policies include culling sharks, dumping near the Great Barrier Reef and eroding protection of a UNESCO World Heritage forest.
 
 
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