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Surf Is Up for Israeli Wave Power
Environment  (tags: Israeli technology, wave power )

- 4 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 )

- 9 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 )

- 13 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 )

- 17 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%
UK: RSPB Calls on Government to Protect Wildlife From Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, world, pollution, healthconditions, protection, wildlife )

- 28 days ago -
The RSPB has called on the government to introduce new measures that rule out fracking within all protected areas, including Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), before handing out any new fracking licence offers.
Elaine TongâEUR(TM)s Air-Purifying Filtration Blocks Detoxify Indoor Spaces With Plants
Environment  (tags: nature, pollution, green, GoodNews, habitat, environment, ecosystems, conservation, Sustainabililty, research, science, humans, healthconditions, healthconditions, CO2emissions, globalwarming, habitatdestruction )

- 29 days ago -
The Filtration Block is an air purifying system that uses plants to absorb indoor toxins. Designer Elaine Tong created the project as a versatile modular unit that can be mounted on a wall or hung from the ceiling. Manufactured by the University of ....
Siberia : People Living Next to Big OIL
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

- 31 days ago -
... Behind Ivan Lots of locals who have bought land on the picturesque banks of the ducts. In some cottages here, and others live here all year round. June 23 they woke up in a puddle of black: the flood began, under his pressure could not resist oil ...
Oil Trains Put 1 Million California Schoolchildren in Danger Zone
Environment  (tags: oil trains, children, safety, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection )

- 32 days ago -
A study finds that an additional 226,000 kids attend school within a mile of proposed routes for trains carrying explosive oil.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PROTECT NATIVE PEOPLE AND WILDLIFE: Singapore Is Dredging Our Home Away: Hands Off Our Sand!
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, sand dregging for development, Singapore, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, pollution, nature )

- 35 days ago -
Sand is a valuable, increasingly scarce resource. Singapore, the worldâEUR(TM)s largest sand importer, is fueling its building and land reclamation boom by dredging away neighboring countriesâEUR(TM) beaches, riverbeds and whole islands.
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