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Toxic Cookware Chemicals Have Polluted Drinking Water for Millions
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, risks, study )

- 629 days ago -
According to a recent Harvard study, 16.5 million Americans have detectable levels of at least one kind of polyfluoroalkyl or perfluoroalkyl chemical (PFASs) in their drinking water.
Child Gets Polio From Vaccine, WHO Responds With More Vaccines TRUNEWS With Rick Wiles
Health & Wellness  (tags: vaccines, illness, health, children, disease, environment )

- 769 days ago -
There were 55 cases of paralysis due to vaccine-derived polio worldwide in 2014 and 66 in 2013. So far this year, 12 have been reported, in addition to Mali.  Nine were on Madagascar, one in Nigeria, and two in Ukraine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Plant An Oak Tree With a Free Click!
Environment  (tags: green, GoodNews, trees, environment, activism )

- 1297 days ago - please click this link and help plant Oak trees.
World's Wetlands Play Key Role as Carbon Sinks
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, developng our wetlands, overdevelopment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, habitat )

- 1296 days ago -
Areas of wetlands drained for human habitation and agriculture have been identified by scientists in California as sources of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere.
Protect the Arctic Ocean From Shell's Bungling ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

- 1323 days ago -
With no proven way to clean up the inevitable oil spill in Arctic sea ice, it's time to tell President Obama not to risk the fate of polar bears, endangered bowhead whales and other ocean residents. Keep America's Arctic Ocean safe!
TAKE ACTION NOW! CALIFORNIA: Smith River Wildlands Need Your Help!
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, wildlife, water )

- 1324 days ago -
There are thousands of opportunities for motorized recreation in Del Norte County, but there are only a few places left in the country that rival the special watershed and botanical values of the Smith River National Recreation Area.
Marooned in Shrinking Forests, Bornean Orangutans Hang on as Disaster Looms
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, ecosystems, deforestation, study, world, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 1324 days ago -
This development has severely affected local orangutans, with a 2009 census indicating a population in the region had dropped to between 1,500 and 1,700 from as many as 4,100 individuals in 1995.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Australia: No Super Trawlers
Environment  (tags: oceans, politics, government, super trawlers world, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans, habitat )

- 1324 days ago -
The ban on super trawlers in Australian waters is set to expire next month. Super trawlers are oversized fishing vessels with industrial freezers that can can process hundreds of tonnes of fish per day
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Surface Mine in National Forest - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, mining, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

- 1324 days ago -
A rare mineral, open-pit mine is proposed for a national forest in Wyoming. There is only one other rare earth mineral mine in the U.S. The mining of these materials will destroy the surface of the land as well as pose a threat to freshwater sources
Say No to Industrial Fish Farms in the Gulf ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 1324 days ago -
Join the thousands of fisherman and coastal resident who have already weighed in and tell NOAA to say no to industrial fish farm in the Gulf.
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