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Bayer's Pesticides Are Killing Birds! [ ACTION ALERT!]
Environment  (tags: bee killing, bird killing, wildlife killing, Bayer's pesticides killing wildlife, neonicotinoids )

- 8 days ago -
We've known for a while that Bayer's pesticides are killing off bees at a terrifying rate. Now there's concrete proof they are also killing off birds, and probably lots of other wildlife too. And yet Bayer continues to sell its poisons at a profit.
Please Don't Salvage Log Old Growth On The Salmon River ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, protection, habitat )

Cher Away
- 22 days ago -
In a startling move, the Klamath National Forest has responded to two arson fires set last summer near the east side of the Marble Mountains Wilderness by proposing to "salvage" or post-fire log a protected "Late Successional Reserve."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Toxic New Agent Orange GMOs Off Your Plate!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Monsanto, ecosystems, GMOS, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

- 23 days ago -
The first generation of biotech crops has failed. And failed badly. Now the biotech industry is stepping up the chemical arms race in an effort to make up for the failure of Monsanto's Roundup. Excessive use of Roundup by GMO farmers has led million of ac
No Limits to Shale Gas Chemicals in Mexico
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, world, fracking, frackis whack, harmful cheicals used in fracking, oil industry, no controls, disaster, nature, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, politics )

- 25 days ago -
The new legal framework for Mexico's oil industry has not placed controls on the use of harmful chemicals in the extraction of unconventional fossil fuels, and environmentalists and experts fear their consumption will increase in an industry that is openi
Protect Virginia's Rivers and Streams ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

Cher Away
- 39 days ago -
Loopholes in the Clean Water Act leave the drinking water for more than 2 million Virginians vulnerable to unchecked pollution. The EPA is finally taking steps to protect our water, but big polluters are going all in to stop this effort and keep using
How Oil Drilling Spills Are Threatening Our Public Lands, Wildlife, and Water
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

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- 38 days ago -
An unknown volume of oil and water from a Utah drilling site has flown into the Green River, the chief tributary of the Colorado River. The spill -- caused by a ruptured valve on a well -- is just the latest reminder of what's at stake when things go wrong
Deforestation Donuts-- Your Favorite Donut Chains Are Destroying Rainforests and the Creatures Who Live There
Environment  (tags: deforestation, doughnut chains, palm oil, palm oil production, corporate indiffrence, greed, world, wildlife, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals )

- 45 days ago -
Major companies like Krispy Kreme, Tm Horton's, Dunkin Donuts fry their doughnuts in palm oil, a commodity obtained by cutttng down rainforests. That deforestation is destroying the habitats of orangutans, tigers and other threatened species.
Tell EPA: Keep Dow's 2,4-D Crops Off the Market
Environment  (tags: usa, epa, comments, Dow Chemical, Genetic Engineering, corn, soybeans )

- 56 days ago -
Right now, EPA is reviewing Dow's "new use" application for 2,4-D to be used with the corporation's genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybeans. Before the public comment period closes on June 30, will you speak up! Letter provided. PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: Northern Gateway Pipeline, indigenous rights, wildlife, spirit bears, protection, animals, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, destruction, humans, energy, pollution, nature, politics, healthconditions, world, conservation )

- 50 days ago -
Canada's federal government is about to decide whether or not to approve the Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline, which threatens to destroy the coastal rainforest home of the Spirit Bear and First Nations communities that have thrived there for thousand
Oil Industry Sinkhole Threatens to Swallow City
Environment  (tags: destruction, habitat, Natural Resources, Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas )

- 52 days ago -
Parts of the New Mexico town near Carlsbad Caverns National Park could collapse because of irresponsible extraction practices by the oil industry.
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