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Federal Judge Slaps Hourly Fine on Climate Activists Forming 'Last Line of Defense for Fragile Arctic'
Environment  (tags: Climate, Solutions, Greenpeace, People Power, Offshore Drilling, Arctic )

- 5 days ago -
After successfully blocking Shell vessel from reaching open waters, activists hit with $2,500 per hour fine
Shell Begins Drilling in the Arctic With Giant Rig: Legal Challenge to Seattle Lease Is Rejected
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Arctic oil exploration, Big Oil, environment, Mayor Ed Murray, Port of Seattle, Shell Oil )

- 3 days ago -
"The Fennica is now safely on its way to Alaska [where] the Transocean Polar Pioneer commenced initial drilling operations" Thursday at 5:50 a.m. Alaska time.
Environmental Racism Persists, and the EPA Is One Reason Why
Environment  (tags: Environment, Law and Crime, Environmental Protection Agency, Earth, Clean Water Act, Environmental justice, Rogers Road, EPA’s Office of Civil Rights )

- 1 day ago -
The EPA office tasked with policing alleged civil rights abuses is chronically unresponsive to complaints and has never made a formal finding of discrimination.
Super Typhoon Soudelor Powers Towards Taiwan, May Boost El Nino
Environment  (tags: world, weather, protection, nature, humans, habitat, environment, ecosystems, destruction, climate, Super, typhoon, Soudelor, Taiwan, north-west, Pacific, Northern Mariana Islands )

- 17 hours ago -
Super typhoon Soudelor, possibly the strongest storm of 2015, is powering towards Taiwan in the north-west Pacific after causing widespread damage in the Northern Mariana Islands.
Is Anywhere on Earth Safe From Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, nature, globalwarming, pollution, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, world )

- 17 hours ago -
Put simply: Climate change poses the threat of global catastrophe. The planet isnâEUR(TM)t just getting hotter, itâEUR(TM)s destabilizing. Entire ecosystems are at risk. The future of humanity is at stake.
Rio Olympics Already Tainted With Poo
Environment  (tags: pollution, Rio Olympic water, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

- 4 days ago -
An AP investigation has revealed that athletes in next summerâEUR(TM)s Rio Olympics will be swimming and boating in bodies of water so rife with human feces that theyâEUR(TM)re likely to spend more time battling stomach cramps than time trials.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand That World Leaders Sign a Strong Climate Agreement at the Paris Climate Negotiations
Environment  (tags: GREENHOUSE GASES, environment, Paris Conference onClimate, political will, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, climate-change, globalwarming, wildlife )

- 2 days ago -
This is the year our leaders can take a giant step forward at the United NationsâEUR(TM) Framework Convention on Climate ChangeâEUR(TM)s 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris (COP21) with a global agreement limiting greenhouse gases
Enviros Say Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan Violates Protections For Pacific Walrus
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ARctic Drilling by Shell, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, oceans, nature )

- 2 days ago -
A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission granted to Shell to begin exploratory drilling in the Arctic this summer because they say the company's plan would not adequately protect the walrus.
Deforestation in Peru
Environment  (tags: community activism, deforestation, Peru, world, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, GoodNews, wildlife, government )

- 1 day ago -
How indigenous communities, government agencies, nonprofits and businesses work together to stop the clearing of forests
Not Just Any Wilmar Suppliers Caught Violating No-Deforestation Policy
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, ethics, environment, deforestation, study, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 1 day ago -
Yet other Wilmar suppliers are alleged to have cleared rainforest in violation of the palm oil giantâEUR(TM)s sustainability policy, but this time the allegations hit closer to home.
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