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ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress: Protect Species Living in Conflict Zones
Environment  (tags: ACTION ALERT: SEND MESSAGE, Senator, Representative, Support, conservation funding, wildlife, conflict zones, Congo, Afghanistan )

- 2962 days ago -
Human conflicts in places like the Congo and Afghanistan have far-reaching effects for the animals that live there. When catastrophe strikes, natural resources upon which entire communities and species rely can be destroyed, degraded, plundered, or washed
Earth Hour   video
Environment  (tags: climatechange, CO2emissions, globalwarming )

- 2995 days ago -
Earth Hour 2010 is set to be the best yet, but it all depends on you getting involved and spreading the message that you are committed to taking action on Climate Chnge...
Rainforest 2 Reef   video
Environment  (tags: climatechange, CO2emissions, globalwarming, conservation, trees )

- 2993 days ago -
Rainforest2Reef: Carbon-offset Conservation is a short (7 minute) documentary about the non- profit Rainforest2Reef, and the importance of protecting standing forests to mitigate climate change.
French Carbon Tax Plan Scrapped
Environment  (tags: France, Pledge, greenhouse gas emissions, CO2emissions, climate-change, tax carbon dioxide emissions, back down, president Nichola Sarkozy, conservative Jean-Francois Cope )

- 2986 days ago -
France has backed down from a plan to tax carbon dioxide emissions that had been central to its push for a more prominent role in the fight against climate change. The plan, launched by president Nichola Sarkozy with much fanfare last September
Environmental News Network -- Know Your Environment
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, climate, endangered )

- 2986 days ago -
A volcano erupted in the south of Iceland overnight, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate the area and diverting flights after authorities declared a state of emergency, officials said on Sunday.
Cities Sue Over Weed Killer in the Water
Environment  (tags: endangered, environment, humans, toxic chemical Syngenta, water, human health issues )

- 3000 days ago -
As has previously reported, atrazine is as ubiquitous as it is dangerous. The most widely used weed killer in the country, it spreads swiftly to municipal water--where it has been found to lower sperm counts for men and increase the risk of
1000 Volunteers for Another Massive Clean Up Event
Environment  (tags: Kiwi charity, Charity Co Founder, Sam Judd, Sustainable Coastlines, cleanup coastal shoreline, New Zealand, west coast of Aotea/Great Barrier Island )

- 2999 days ago -
Kiwi charity returns to Aotea/Great Barrier Island with 1000 volunteers for another massive clean up event Kiwi charity Sustainable Coastlines have done it again, motivating over 1000 volunteers to cleanup the entire west coast of Aotea/Great Barrier
UPDATE 1-Texas to Challenge US Greenhouse Gas Rules
Environment  (tags: Texas, oil drilling, Federal Court, petitions, Government authority, regulate, EPA, greenhouse gas emissions )

- 3021 days ago -
DALLAS, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Texas and several national industry groups on Tuesday filed separate petitions in federal court challenging the government's authority to regulate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Texas, which leads U.S. states in carbon dioxid
The Wilderness Society. ACTION ALERT.
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, forests, Australia, nature, protection, trees )

- 3027 days ago -
AUSTRALIA. The iconic forests of the Murray River region are the largest remaining Red Gum forests on Earth and play a vital role in protecting the health of the rivers.
Ecologists Outline Necessary Actions for Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: ClimateChange, CO2emissions, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, trees )

- 3037 days ago -
Global warming may impair the ability of ecosystems to perform vital services -- such as providing food, clean water and carbon sequestration -- says the nation's largest organization of ecological scientists.
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