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White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions
Environment  (tags: climate-change, government, green, politics, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction, globalwarming )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - npr.org
In a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
Applaud Cheetah Conservation Effort - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Cheetahs, Iran, extinction, conservation, applaud )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Right now, there are less than 100 Asiatic cheetahs in Iran. The country has a history of critically endangered species and has already lost the Asiatic lion and Caspian tiger to extinction.
Take Action! - Traditions of America: Save Green Pond - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: birds, green pond, american traditions, endangered birds )

Marie
- 21 hours ago - change.org
Developers are trying to get approval for 265 homes at Green Pond. Which is home to more than 160 different species of birds which have been spotted on the property, including six endangered birds. If they build these home it will take away a huge part
Bring Millionaire Grouse Shoot Operators in Line! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Grouse shoots, wildlife, shoots, millionaires, hunting, subsidies )

Marie
- 2 days ago - e-activist.com
Animal Aid's brand new report - Calling the Shots 2014 - reveals that, under the current government, wealthy moorland shoot owners are receiving even larger public subsidies than before as they go about their industrial scale slaughter of wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Thank Government for Taking Stand Against Poaching - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, protection, RHINOS, POACHING, WILDLIFE TRADE, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Applaud South Africa's sentence of a rhino poacher to prison for 77 years
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help the Gulf Finally Heal
Environment  (tags: BP Oil Spill, resotring the Gulf, environmental restoration, oil companies, laws, activism, activism protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, the Gulf still waits for action on the ground o truly recover form the disastrous effects of the BP Oil spill.. And we need you to stand up again.
EC Serves Notice to Poland Over Shale Gas Defiance
Environment  (tags: fracking, rack is whack, law, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - theguardian.com
Warsaw accused of breaching EU law on assessing environmental impact of fracking, reports EurActiv
Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
World  (tags: world, politics, society, funding terrorism, kidnappings, ransom paid to Al Qaeda, ethics )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - nytimes.com
While European governments deny paying ransoms, an investigation by The New York Times found that Al Qaeda and its direct affiliates have taken in at least $125 million in revenue from kidnappings since 2008, of which $66 million was paid just last year.
 
 
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