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Inside The Slowly Disappearing Everglades - Everglades Under Attack
Environment  (tags: everglades disappearing )

Angie
- 6 days ago - interactive.fusion.net
The Florida Everglades is one of the most unique natural resources in the world, with an abundance of wildlife found nowhere else. It also soaks up carbon dioxide from the air better than major rainforests around the world, researchers say.
Ethiopia: Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam
Environment  (tags: water, wildlife, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation )

Jill
- 17 days ago - allafrica.com
Ethiopia's water-intensive commercial plantations on the Omo River could reduce the river's flow to Lake Turkana by up to 70 percent, Lake Turkana is home to at least 60 fish species and sustains several sea and wild animal species
Prevent Dam From Destroying Freshwater Reservoir ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, water, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 208 days ago - forcechange.com
Keep a freshwater reservoir at a healthy level to maintain wildlife, recreational activities, and water quality
Stop Fracking That Endangers Marine Wildlife ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, wildlife )

Cher
- 208 days ago - forcechange.com
Hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, presents risks to the environment, whether on land or offshore.Fracking involves pumping huge amounts of sand, water, and chemicals deep underground to release oil, produces hazardous wastewater,
Don't Force Vulnerable Elk Out of Protected Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, animals, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 208 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Reject requests to drive a vulnerable elk species out of a national park for livestock profits
Stop Destroying Endangered Coral on Florida's Coastline ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 221 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Endangered species protections exist for a reason, and all agencies need to respect them. Please sign the petition to urge the Army Corps of Engineers to redesign their dredge project so as not to harm endangered corals!
Tell EPA to Fix Its Clean Power Plan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 221 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
A new EPA plan to rein in polluting power plants using the Clean Air Act carries promise, but it doesn't yet have the teeth to turn back the tide on climate change.
A Deathtrap for Wildlife: Stop Thailand's Forest Highway
Environment  (tags: forests, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 219 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Most of Thailand's forests have vanished over the past decades. And now, the government is planning to clear a broad swathe through a UNESCO World Heritage Site to expand a highway.
AUSTRALIA: Great Shorebird Migration Under Threat
Environment  (tags: SHOREBIRD MIGRATIONS, HABITAT LOSS, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans )

Cal
- 219 days ago - smh.com.au
The epic migration of shorebirds from Australia to their Arctic breeding grounds is said to be in imminent danger of collapse.
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 219 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
 
 
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