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PETITION - Demand the Govt of Colombia Cease All Illegal & Legal Deforestation Immediately!
Environment  (tags: deforestation, petition, colombian govt )

- 109 days ago -
We demand the Colombian government stop all deforestation immediately in Colombia's Amazon, keep to its promises & in particular heed the lawsuit brought on by the 19 young Columbians & Dejusticia filed at Bogota court.
It's Pretty Simple   video
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, globalwarming, protection )

- 326 days ago -
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Jury Awards Two Dimock Couples $4.2 Million After Finding Cabot Oil And Gas Negligent in Fracking Contamination Case
Environment  (tags: fracking, Dimock, PA, Cabot Oil, Josh Fox, jury award, gas companies, Gasland )

- 802 days ago -
No amount of money can do that fix groundwater once polluted. But what this important jury decision does do is strip away the mirage of omnipotence that Cabot and other gas companies operate behind. Fracking poisons water science proves and court agrees.
The Earth Unlocked
Environment  (tags: ash plumes, Environment, eruption, lava flows, Mount Etna, Sicily, volcano )

- 898 days ago -
Early Thursday morning, southern Italy woke up to see this remarkable display ---Mount Etna, Sicily's tallest peak and active volcano, was erupting after two years of silence.
"There May Be Flowing Water on Mars. But Is There Intelligent Life on Earth?" - George Monbiot
Environment  (tags: environmental issues, media coverage, steep decline, natural resources, animals, extinction, conservation, waste, fresh water, salt water, oceans, fish decline, trawling, dumping, digging, drilling, poisoning, #extremecivilisation, consumers )

- 965 days ago -
While we marvel at Nasa's discoveries, we destroy our irreplaceable natural resources. 1 ex: Only 1/3 of 3% of Earth H2O is fresh & accessible, yet rivers, lakes & aquifers sucked dry, & what's left often so contaminated drinking it is life-threatening.
California Is About to Ban Those Little Pieces of Plastic in Your Toothpaste and Face Scrub
Environment  (tags: California, micro beads, personal care products, environment, GoodNews, oceans, pollution, water )

- 975 days ago -
On Friday, the California Senate passed legislation that will ban the sale of microbeadsâEUR"âEUR<those colorful bits of plastic that you find in face scrub, body wash, and toothpasteâEUR"in personal care products by 2020.
House Republicans Just Passed a Bill Forbidding Scientists From Advising the EPA on Their Own Research
Environment  (tags: congress, government, science, environment, research, corruption, usa )

- 1228 days ago -
"In other words," wrote Union of Concerned Scientists director Andrew A. Rosenberg in an editorial for RollCall, "academic scientists who know the most about a subject can't weigh in, but experts paid by corporations who want to block regulations can."
Santa Claus + Seven Elves Arrested Protesting Fracking Infrastructure
Environment  (tags: Crestwood project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, methane gas storageecosystems, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans )

- 1242 days ago -
Thousands of residents in the Finger Lakes region are concerned about the threat a gas storage facility poses. Their civil disobedience campaign of blockades to stop construction is in its ninth week.
Tell President Obama to Protect Berryessa-Snow Mountain as a National Monument PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 1243 days ago -
Northern California's Berryessa-Snow Mountain region is truly a hidden gem. Its a home for bald eagles, tule elk, and nearly half of California's dragonfly species. Dozens of rare flowers bloom among region's unique valleys.
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