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Environmental Racism in the US - Black Communities Fight for Justice
Environment  (tags: pollution racism, environment, politics, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

- 13 days ago -
Landfill sites, giant hog farms, incinerators and other 'bad neighbor' industries in the US tend to be situated in African American communities
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Misleading the Public About Fracking Risks
Environment  (tags: FRACKING, frack is whack, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

- 12 days ago -
Rewrite the executive summary of the fracking report to include opinions of expert panel and more closely match the details of the document itself.
Fracking Goes on Trial for Human Rights Violations
Environment  (tags: ethics, fracking, human rightrs, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 12 days ago -
As convoys of heavy trucks carry fracking equipment into new oil fields in neighborhoods and wildlands around the world, an alliance of human rights organizations is making plans to put the entire practice of hydraulic fracturing on trial.
Kids in Mexico Block a Development That Would Pave Over a Mangrove Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, activism, conservation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

- 11 days ago -
They petitioned a judge to halt the pending destruction of 170 acres of mangrove forest in Cancún to build a mixed-use resort development, arguing that they have a constitutional right to a healthy environment.
The Haunting Legacy of South Africa's Gold Mines
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution )

- 9 days ago -
Thousands of abandoned gold mines are scattered across South Africa, polluting the water with toxics and filling the air with noxious dust. For the millions of people who live around these derelict sites, the health impacts can be severe.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Oil and Gas Industry: Stop Causing Earthquakes in America's Heartland
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, energy industry, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions )

- 9 days ago -
The link between the stateâEUR(TM)s dramatic rise in earthquake activity and the industryâEUR(TM)s fracking operations has been established by countless experts, including the Oklahoma Geological Survey, the U.S. Geological Survey
TAKE ACTION NOW! NEW YORK: Leave Nyack's Waterfront Zoning Alone
Environment  (tags: preservation, development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, green, government )

- 17 days ago -
Preserving the local character of our local towns should take precedence over constant pressures to develop every last inch of property. The current zoning, the result of Nyack's previous experiences with waterfront development, should be kept intact to
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Pop Secret to Stop Killing Bees!
Environment  (tags: bees, Pop Magic, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

- 18 days ago -
Your company can make a big difference by using your considerable purchasing power to work with seed distributors and growers to drastically reduce the harmful use of neonicotinoid seed coatings that endanger bees.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Kick Big Polluters Out of Climate Policy
Environment  (tags: climate policy, big pollluters, greenhouse gases, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, pollution, government, climate-change )

- 18 days ago -
Today, we are facing the prospect of the destruction of life as we know it and irreversible damage to our planet due to climate change. Scientists are telling us with ever more urgency that we must act quickly to stop extracting fossil fuels and reduce
Scientists Say The Amazon Is Still Teaching Us New Lessons
Environment  (tags: the Amazon, world, climate, science, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, forests, politics, research, habitat )

- 18 days ago -
Recent scientific discoveries show that the Amazon rainforest might control the climate for much of South America. The theory could mean even more disastrous ramifications for the fragile ecosystem if deforestation continues unabated
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