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Climate Change Is Transforming the Chemical Properties of Plankton, Threatening Fisheries and Growing Dead Zones
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, oceans, pollution )

Lynn
- 70 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
... warming waters are likely to start screwing with the plankton and micro-algae that are crucial to sustaining our oceans. ... those billions of tiny, invaluable creatures are more vulnerable to temperature shifts ... bad news in our fast-warming world.
The Pacific Ocean Has Become Acidic Enough to Dissolve Sea Snails' Shells
Environment  (tags: oceans, acidification, marine life, CO2emissions, ecosystems, endangered, environment, pollution, destruction )

Lynn
- 70 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Meet the tiny, translucent "sea butterfly," whose home is currently being transformed into an acid bath. ... And the oceans are beginning to dissolve the tiny shells right off their backs.
Sowing "Seeds of Hope": An Interview With Jane Goodall
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, trees )

Jabi
- 118 days ago - sierraclub.typepad.com
Interview with Jane Goodall about "modern agriculture with its chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and then -- what I'd just planned to mention but what ended up turning into a huge chapter -- genetically modified plants".
Environment Minister Mark Butler: Keep the Loggers Out of Our Red Gum National Parks ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, habitat, nature, protection, trees )

Cher Away
- 315 days ago - change.org
The Red Gum forests of Barmah-Millewa - along the banks of Australia's iconic Murray River - are a haven for threatened species and a homeland of deep significance to Indigenous Traditional Owners.
Stop Big Companies From Burning Our Forests ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher Away
- 315 days ago - change.org
Right now, energy companies are cutting and burning our Southeastern forests to make electricity in power plants. Burning trees for electricity creates more carbon pollution than coal, gas and oil. It's a dirty process that destroys our forests.
Don't Destroy California's Forests ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, habitat, nature, protection, trees, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 316 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that FEMA stop this harmful and destructive project before it takes effect, and help save tens of thousands of Californian trees.
Southern Africa: Northern Namibia Withers Under Severe Drought
Environment  (tags: climate-change, drought, starvation, healthconditions, humans, habitat )

Jill
- 325 days ago - thegreentimes.co.za
President Hifikepunye Pohamba declared the drought a national emergency on 17 May after an initial assessment found that 331,000 people were in need of food aid. That figure has since climbed to over 460,000 and continues to rise
Mining Threatens Wildlife in North Karanpura Block
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Jaya
- 325 days ago - conservationindia.org
"Once the coal mining starts in all the blocks, the forests and its biodiversity would be destroyed,"
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India: Protect the Forests of Buxa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, tigers, wildlife, reserve, endangered, forests )

Cher Away
- 330 days ago - change.org
The Buxa Tiger Reserve in Northern West Bengal is one of the richest areas of biodiversity in India.
Save the Cameroonian Rainforest -- Stop the Herakles Farms' Project ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, animals )

Cher Away
- 330 days ago - secure3.convio.net
A US corporation called Herakles Farms is planning to plow down a piece of rainforest in Cameroon ten times the size of Manhattan to build an industrial palm oil plantation.
 
 
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