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Massive Half-Mile-Long Crack Appears in Ground in Northern Mexico
Environment  (tags: Mexico, climate-change, water, graundwater )

Alexandra
- 20 hours ago - ecowatch.com
The chair of the geology department at the University of Sonora, in the northern Mexican state where this "topographic accident" emerged, said that the fissure was likely caused by sucking out groundwater for irrigation to the point the surface collapsed.
Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile's Patagonia
Environment  (tags: protection, water, ecosystems, environment, dam building, conservation, world )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Aysén region in Chile's southern Patagonia wilderness has some of the largest freshwater reserves on the planet thanks to its swift-running rivers, innumerable lakes, and lagoons
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA You Support Strong Limits on Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, EPA, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
The EPA has issued new rules on limiting carbon emissions from existing power plants in the US, and they are now accepting comments from the public.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Corporations From Illegally Destroying a National Park in Borneo- ForceChange
Environment  (tags: corporate abuse, mininginterests, greed, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Although the Indonesian government has chosen to impose a temporary moratorium on the deforestation of their country's rainforests, corporations continue to illegally raze the ground at Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. A palm oil company is tearing
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Coastline From Offshore Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, conservation, drilling proposal, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, oceans, politics, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
After a massive oil spill along the California coastline in 1969, California began implementing protections from offshore drilling--Unfortunately, a loophole in the Coastal Sanctuary Act allows new offshore drilling in Tranquillion Ridge, a section of the
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Oppose the Toxic Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, corporate greed, world, pollution, protection, conservation, forests, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For more than a decade, mining companies have been fighting to establish a massive, open-pit mine at the headwaters of the greatest sockeye salmon fishery in the world: Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay.
Authorities Stop 'Greatest Destroyers of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest'
Environment  (tags: deforestation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A criminal organization involved in the illicit deforestation of large portions of Brazil's forests has been stopped.
Thousands Protest Against Coal Mining, Forming 8km Human Chain in River Neisse Along German-Polish Border
Environment  (tags: acctivism, activists, pollution, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, world, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
The protesters were opposing plans for massive new open-cut brown coal mines on both sides of the River Neisse, which marks the border between Germany and Poland.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Ogallala Aquifer - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest aquifers in the world and the primary water supply for America's Great Plains region, is shrinking rapidly.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
 
 
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