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Save Our Dolphins From the Factory Trawler
Environment  (tags: Australia, marine, conservation, society, dolphin, endangered, species, habitat, conservation, endangered, water, wildlife )

- 38 days ago -
please do sign the petition at the Australian Marine Conservation Society
Stop Nestle From Sucking Oregon Dry
Environment  (tags: water, Oregon, wildfires, greed, natural resources, Northwest, petitions )

- 38 days ago -
Nestlé is closing in on a lucrative water privatization deal that will hand it millions of gallons of some of the cleanest drinking water in drought-ravaged Oregon -- permanently.
The Katrina Oil Spill Disaster: A Harbinger for the Atlantic Coast?
Environment  (tags: Louisiana )

- 38 days ago -
8 million gallons of oil spilled onto the ground and into waterways from Louisiana to Alabama. Both of those incidents have since been surpassed by the 2010 BP spill in the Gulf, which affected some of the same areas as the Katrina spill.
Barack Obama Defends Decision to Allow Shell to Drill for Oil in Arctic - Video
Environment  (tags: obama, oil drilling.renemable energy, destruction, pollution, habitat destruction, climate-change, ethics, politicsenergy )

- 38 days ago -
US president Barack Obama defends the decision to allow the oil company Shell to drill in the Arctic Ocean. Speaking during his weekly televised address on Saturday, Obama says the US economy needs oil and gas until it can make the transition to renewable
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Obama Administration: Protect Bryce Canyon From Coal Mining
Environment  (tags: Strip mining, coal mining, strip coal mining )

- 36 days ago -
Corporations like Alton Coal will stop at nothing to dig up every lump of coal they can get their hands on, no matter what the cost to people or the planet. And as long as they are allowed to keep drilling, our planet will keep warming.
ShellâEUR(TM)s Arctic Drilling Is the Real Threat to the World, Not Kayaktivists
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, conservation, climate-change, activists, environment, humans, habitatdestruction, globalwarming )

- 38 days ago -
Shell has one or two rivals for the title of PlanetâEUR(TM)s Most Irresponsible Company, but itâEUR(TM)s definitely the most ironic. The grand irony, of course, is that, having watched the Arctic melt as global temperatures rose, Shell was first in line to drill
Don't Believe the Hype. Coal Employs Fewer People Than McDonald's
Environment  (tags: coal mining and death, environment, bad business )

- 38 days ago -
âEUR~Anyone who has ever seen an open cut coal mine will understand why they donâEUR(TM)t create a lot of jobs. Work that was once done by men with picks and shovels is now done by explosives and enormous machines.
Tar Sands in Utah? Oil Industry Comes Knocking at Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, tar sands, development, energyindustry, indigenous rights, wildlife, conservation, animals )

- 36 days ago -
As scientific researchers continue to press for a reduction in oil sands development across North America, tribes such as the Uinta Ouray Ute Tribe could face hard decisions as oil sands development comes knocking.
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