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The World Is Running Out of Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, politics, resource depletion, resource wars, world, environment, ecosystems, nature )

- 3 days ago -
Humans are depleting underground aquifers around the world at alarming rates, threatening hundreds of millions of people who rely on them for survival, according to a comprehensive study
Dwindling Snowpack Around the World Threatens the Water Supply for 2 Billion People
Environment  (tags: water, climatechange, water supplies, clean water, environment, climate-change, politics, world )

- 7 days ago -
As global warming brings about a decline in snowpacks around the world, billions of people face a high risk of shrinking water supplies in the coming century, a recent study has found
Massive Scam Threatens Your Health âEUR" By Placing Toxic Chemicals on Land, Polluting Industries Are Allowed to Bypass Clean Air
Environment  (tags: EPA corruption, toxic industrial wastes, polluted farmlands )

- 26 days ago -
Corruption and conflict of interest at the EPA has caused toxic industrial wastes to be stealthily concealed in the fertilizer applied to our farmlands, and sold to us in potting soil with biosolids.
Broken Promises: Communities on Philippine Island Take on Palm Oil Companies
Environment  (tags: palm oil, land grabs, govenrement corruption, Phillipines, activism, indigenous rights, corporate greed, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, politics, government )

- 33 days ago -
Residents of Palawan Island in the Philippines have united to take on the companies that they say have grabbed their land.
Stop Shell From Bringing Explosive Oil Trains Through Washington PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 36 days ago -
Shell has given up on drilling for oil in the Arctic -- but now Shell has its sights set on bringing explosive oil trains through Seattle, Vancouver and Spokane to its oil refinery on our coast.
Surf Is Up for Israeli Wave Power
Environment  (tags: Israeli technology, wave power )

- 50 days ago -
Eco Wave Powers technology is leading the way in renewable energy, with the potential to provide electricity for thousands. EWP has several test projects, including one in the Jaffa port and another under construction in Gibraltar.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA: We Need Protections From Fracking Pollution
Environment  (tags: EPA, healthconditions, fracking, disease, safety, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

- 56 days ago -
People âEUR" including pregnant women and unborn children âEUR" are suffering under the burden of increased air pollution as a consequence of fracking. Fracking spews harmful pollutants into the local air and also releases the potent greenhouse gas methane.
Norway Pledges $47M/Yr to Help Congo Countries Save Forests
Environment  (tags: deforesatio, aid, green, government, GoodNews, ecosystems, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife )

- 60 days ago -
Norway and several European Nations, along with the United Nations and the World Bank, today committed to a new initiative that takes aim at the underlying causes of deforestation in Central African rainforest nations, including poverty and poor governa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign the Petition for a Cleaner Hudson
Environment  (tags: pollution, cleaning up theHudson River, PCBs, GE, corporate corruption, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, politics, protection )

- 64 days ago -
After 40 years, the General Electric Corporation is finally dredging to remove toxic PCBs it dumped into the river generations ago. However, GE is threatening to pull up the stakes and shut down its high-tech dredging equipment after cleaning up only 65%
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