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Christmas Gift to the Planet: Massive Rainforest Reserve Created in Borneo
Environment  (tags: environment, GoodNews, wildlife, world, ecosystems )

- 44 days ago -
The Malaysian state of Sabah has established a 68,000-hectare rainforest reserve that houses orangutans, elephants, and clouded leopards, among countless other specie vthat
Fracking Plans Are Driving An Even More Damaging Ideological Agenda
Environment  (tags: fracking, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

- 47 days ago -
The UK's insistence on opening up the UK to fracking is symptomatic of a deeper malaise,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fresh Water for 12,000 People Is Being Destroyed in Shawnigan Lake, BC Canada
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, ACTIVISTS, protecting drinking water source, canada, Canada News, world, politics, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

- 47 days ago -
A permit granted to South Island Aggregates (SIA), AKA Cobble Hill Holdings, allows the dumping of 100,000 tons of toxic soil per year, for 50 years, in a high elevation quarry above the Shawnigan Lake water shed. This permit has been granted by the BC
Movie Extravaganza âEUR" Three Films to Celebrate World Soil Day
Environment  (tags: soil, chemical-based farming, GMO, World Soil Day )

- 65 days ago -
Industrial chemical-based farming, which produces the vast majority of US food crops, is destroying the soil that makes the growing of food possible in the first place. [ Several important videos. ]
The World Is Running Out of Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, politics, resource depletion, resource wars, world, environment, ecosystems, nature )

- 76 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 )

- 79 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 )

- 98 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 )

- 105 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 )

- 108 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.
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