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Rare Pangolins May Be Eaten to Extinction, Conservationists Warn
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, pangolins, AnimalWelfare, protection, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
In the latest update of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, all eight pangolin species were listed as "critically endangered," "endangered" or "vulnerable."
Fracking Waste Puts Americans' Drinking Water at Risk
Environment  (tags: study, fracking wastewarrter, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, official research, environment, destruction, water, healthconditions, humans, protection, pollution, politics, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program.
Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: neocotinoids, neonics, protection, die offs, bees, pollution, pesticides, destruction, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - motherjones.com
Neonics have shown up at significant levels in wetlands near treated farm fields in parts of the High Plains and in Canada, as wells as in rivers in ag-heavy areas of Georgia and California.
Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
World  (tags: world, politics, society, funding terrorism, kidnappings, ransom paid to Al Qaeda, ethics )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - nytimes.com
While European governments deny paying ransoms, an investigation by The New York Times found that Al Qaeda and its direct affiliates have taken in at least $125 million in revenue from kidnappings since 2008, of which $66 million was paid just last year.
EC Serves Notice to Poland Over Shale Gas Defiance
Environment  (tags: fracking, rack is whack, law, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
Warsaw accused of breaching EU law on assessing environmental impact of fracking, reports EurActiv
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help the Gulf Finally Heal
Environment  (tags: BP Oil Spill, resotring the Gulf, environmental restoration, oil companies, laws, activism, activism protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, the Gulf still waits for action on the ground o truly recover form the disastrous effects of the BP Oil spill.. And we need you to stand up again.
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Thank Government for Taking Stand Against Poaching - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, protection, RHINOS, POACHING, WILDLIFE TRADE, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Applaud South Africa's sentence of a rhino poacher to prison for 77 years
White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions
Environment  (tags: climate-change, government, green, politics, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction, globalwarming )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
In a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
To Save Blue Whales, Move California Shipping Lanes
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, whales, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, humans )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - theecologist.org
Few blue whales survive a collision with a ship's propellers.
 
 
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