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230,000 People Told Not To Drink Their Water After Diesel Fuel Spill In Canada
Environment  (tags: Canada, Quebec, oil spill )

Judy
- 127 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The 230,000 residents of Longueuil, a city just outside of Montreal, Canada, have been told that their tap water is unsafe to drink following a diesel fuel spill that leaked into the water supply.
Tell the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to Protect Deep-Sea Corals From Destructive Fishing! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: corals, fishing, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, ecosystems, endangered, environment, protection )

Nancy
- 125 days ago - soe.salsalabs.com
The stationary nature of cold-water corals makes them particularly vulnerable to pollution and changes in the ocean's temperature, but their greatest global threat is from bottom fishing.
California's Desert Is at Risk
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, desert, preservation, overdevelopent, wildlife, politics, government, nature, humans, habitat, protection )

Cal
- 127 days ago - pewtrusts.org
Now these priceless western landscapes are being squeezed between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, two of the fastest-growing regions in the country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Toxic Pesticides Out of Our Environment and Our Bodies!
Environment  (tags: pesticiees, law, protections, protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 126 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The United States and the European Union have entered into negotiations to establish a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Amazon Gold Rush Destroying Huge Swaths of Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, mining ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, pollution, protection, world, healthconditions, government, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 126 days ago - news.mongabay.com
between 2001 and 2013, about 1,680 square kilometers (650 square miles) of forest was destroyed in connection with gold mining on 1,600 individual mining sites across South America. The distribution of deforestation, however, was anything but even.
Does the Pope Believe in Global Warming?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, Pope Francis, globalwarming, climate-change, world )

Cal
- 126 days ago - csmonitor.com
En route from the Philippines to Sri Lanka Thursday, Pope Francis told reporters that he is convinced that global warming is 'mostly' man-made.
For Vulnerable Barrier Islands, A Rush to Rebuild on U.S. Coast
Environment  (tags: reckless developments, barrier islands, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 126 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Despite warnings from scientists, new construction continues on U.S. barrier islands that have been devastated by storms.
In the Shadow of Glacial Lakes, Pakistan's Mountain Communities Look to Climate Adaptatio
Environment  (tags: world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, globalwarming, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 126 days ago - ipsnews.net
With plenty of fertile land and fresh water, this scenic mountain valley would be an ideal dwelling place - if not for the constant threat of the surrounding glacial lakes bursting their ridges and gushing down the hillside, leaving a trail of destruction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Hands Off Climate Standards
Environment  (tags: pollution, radia-active, environment, US Congress, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 129 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Tell Congress you support strong limits on carbon pollution by the EPA
Twelve Ways to Rid the Planet of GMOs and Monsanto's Roundup
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, protection, pollution, humans, GMOs monsanto, GMOs, ecosystems, environment, destruction, nature, politics, animals )

Cal
- 128 days ago - truth-out.org
To claim that GMOs are perfectly safe is equivalent to saying that pesticides, herbicides and fungicides--systemically laced at ever-higher levels into GMO-tainted human food and animal feed--are perfectly safe
 
 
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