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SIGN PLEASE! Ban Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticides That Are Poisoning Workers And Damaging Children's Brains
Environment  (tags: pesticides, child development, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, these pesticides, called organophosphates, poison farmworkers and others who come into contact with them in communities near agricultural fields.
SIGN NOW! Tell the Mexican Government to Reject Mining in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
Environment  (tags: MONARCH BUTTERFLIES, PROTECTION, MINING INTERESTS, ENDANGERED, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Mexico's largest mining company is attempting to use a legal loophole to secure one of the final permits it needs to begin potentially catastrophic copper, zinc, and lead ore mining in the protected Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.
Strategic New National Park Created in Cambodia
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - rainforesttrust.org
Thanks to Rainforest Trust supporters, one of Southeast AsiaâEUR(TM)s last great rainforests is now permanently protected with the declaration of the 1,014,100-acre Southern Cardamom National Park
SIGN PLEASE! Kroger-Ban BPA Cans From Your Stores
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, activism, protection, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 7 days ago - community.sumofus.org
According to a new report, the majority of cans on our grocery store shelves are lined with bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic chemical linked to prostate and breast cancer, infertility and type-2 diabetes.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Follow California's Lead and Require Monsanto's Roundup to Be Labelled Cancer-Causing
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, ROUNDUP, GLYPOHOSPHATE, LABELLING CARCINOGENS )

Cal
- 7 days ago - community.sumofus.org
Label glyphosate as a potential carcinogen to pave the way for strong regulations on this toxic chemical.
Proposed Amazon Dam Attracts Illegal Loggers, Threatens Local Farmers
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, deforestation, greed, Amazon, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Dam construction in remote parts of the Amazon is historically proceeded by increased lawlessness as illegal loggers and squatters flock to the project site to cut timber and make land grabs from longtime farmers and other settlers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Ace and True Value: Stop Selling Bee-Killing Pesticides!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, NEONICOTINOIDS, activism, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - action.foe.org
Home Depot has just announced it has removed 80% of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides from its plants to date and has committed to phase out neonics in the rest of its plants by 2018. This is a huge step forward in the fight to save bees from toxic pe
If You Care About Kids, You Care About Climate
Environment  (tags: politics, children, society, climate-change, humans, healthconditions, protection, world, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - nrdc.org
If we really want to protect our children, weâEUR(TM)ll need to focus on the actual threats to their health and well-beingâEUR"like drought, flooding, disease, and war.
Microplastics in the Sea a Growing Threat to Human Health, United Nations Warns
Environment  (tags: microplastics in fish, diet, environment, protection, healthconditions, pollution, ecosystems, oceans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - independent.co.uk
More than a quarter of fish in markets in Indonesia and California contain plastic particles
National Parks on the Verge of Taking Corporate Funding
Environment  (tags: national parks, corporate sponsorships proposal, environment, government, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
Some park superintendents will be asked to help raise up to $5 million in individual gifts.
 
 
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