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Eastern Cherokee Band Forbids Fracking on Its Sovereign Lands
Environment  (tags: vulture, fracking ban, indigenous rights, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, protection, pollution, healthconditions, nature, humans )

Cal
- 28 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Invoking tribal health and cultural survival, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has declared a ban on fracking on its sovereign land in what is today North Carolina.
New Marine Protected Area Proposed for Myanmar
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, oceans, wildlife )

Cal
- 28 days ago - fauna-flora.org
The proposed establishment of a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Myeik archipelago has received enthusiastic support by participants in a workshop held recently in Myanmar's Tanintharyi region.
Australia Takes the Next Step in the Fight Against Ocean Plastic Pollution
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, activism, world, protection, pollution, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 28 days ago - fauna-flora.org
Fauna & Flora International's campaign against microbeads gains traction, with the launch of Australia's own Good Scrub Guide
We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 89 days ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 89 days ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 89 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true.
'Most Endangered' River in the Nation
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

Cal
- 89 days ago - ecowatch.com
The organization American Rivers has distinguished the San Joaquin River of California with the dubious title of "most endangered" river in the nation.
World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting at Fastest Rates in Recorded History
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 92 days ago - commondreams.org
Satellite images provide most detailed look yet at scale of devastation caused by human-caused planetary warming.
Tell Congress: Stop Dirty Water Provisions in the Budget Legislation ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, pollution, water )

Cher
- 151 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
Right now, corporate lobbyists for building construction and factory farm interests are putting pressure on Members of Congress to support attempts to block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers' efforts to restore
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 119 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
 
 
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