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Environment

A History of Earth Day
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, April 22, history, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - history.com
Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness.
PepsiCo: Time to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 6 hours ago - act.ran.org
PepsiCo is a major Conflict Palm Oil laggard, dragging its feet, refusing to admit it even has a problem. With a whopping 457,200 metric tons of palm oil used annually in snacks like Cheetos and Lay's potato chips, PepsiCo has a huge impact on the planet
A Strong Environment Includes Healthy Rivers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, water )

Cher
- 5 hours ago - act.americanrivers.org
The Colorado Water Plan must incorporate provisions for a "strong environment" with healthy rivers and streams that have the water they really need.
Tell BP to Come Clean ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
This week, the nation is marking the fourth year since the beginning of the BP disaster. BP America's President John Mingé chose this moment to declare that "[n]o company has done more to help a region recover." We beg to differ.
Keep Oregon's Rivers Clean and Clear of Mining ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action below -- tell the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to keep our rivers clean and clear by tightening permits for this reckless form of river mining.
Tell Koch Allies in Congress: Climate Change Is Real ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, climate-change, protection )

Cher
- 8 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Koch Brothers profit from producing toxic chemicals, harmful pollutants, carcinogens, and greenhouse gases, and they are funding climate deniers in Congress.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP BAN OIL DRILLING IN THE ARCTIC!
Environment  (tags: Robeert Redford, BP Oil Spill, arctic, driling in the arctic, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. We must not let the Arctic become Big Oil's next victim
Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
Is Aru Safe? Indonesia Suspends Plan to Clear Half the Islands' Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, forests, deforestation, world, humans, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to clear half of Aru's forest cover for sugar cane has been suspended, but the island paradise is still not safe from large-scale deforestation
An Ecosystem of Our Own Making Could Pose a Threat
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, water, pollution, plastic pollution, bacteria, bacterial contamination, environment, destruction, oceans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
The plastisphere, a marine ecosystem that starts with bacteria on particles of discarded plastic, is drawing increasing attention. Scientists fear it might host pathogens and leach dangerous chemicals.
 
 
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