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Road Creeps Into Peru's Sierra Del Divisor as It Awaits National Park Designation
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, deforestation )

- 5 days ago -
An unauthorized logging road has encroached in the past three months on the border of what could soon become PeruâEUR(TM)s newest national park, according to new satellite imagery.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA: We Need Protections From Fracking Pollution
Environment  (tags: EPA, healthconditions, fracking, disease, safety, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

- 5 days ago -
People âEUR" including pregnant women and unborn children âEUR" are suffering under the burden of increased air pollution as a consequence of fracking. Fracking spews harmful pollutants into the local air and also releases the potent greenhouse gas methane.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge EPA to Follow Through With a Strong Rule to Protect Families and the Environment From Fracking Air Poll
Environment  (tags: EPA, air pollution standards proposal, activism, fracking, frack is whack, activism protection, humans, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, government, healthconditions )

- 4 days ago -
The proposed Methane Pollution Standard is the first limits on methane emissions from new and modified facilities including well pads, compressor stations, storage facilities and other infrastructure.
Guatemalan Activist Murdered After Court Suspends Palm Oil Company Operations
Environment  (tags: activists murdered, palm oil, conflict, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

- 4 days ago -
A palm oil company remains at the heart of conflict in northern Guatemala, months after a mass fish die-off.
Actually, Charlotte Church Might Be Right About Syria and Climate Change
Environment  (tags: politics, middle-east, conflict, world, Syria, climate-change, world )

- 3 days ago -
Charlotte ChurchâEUR"who Americans might remember as that precocious singer with the "Voice of an Angel" from the late 90s and early aughtsâEUR"got a pretty cold reaction when on Friday's episode of the British panel show Question Time and blamed the cur
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Grand Cayman Reefs From Destruction
Environment  (tags: coral reefs, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, environment, oceans, politics, world )

- 3 days ago -
The coral reefs of the Grand Cayman Island are some of the most beautiful in the world. Unfortunately, they are currently in danger of destruction. The government of Grand Cayman is currently considering a layout plan of piers that would be built right
âEUR~Environmental RacismâEUR(TM) Behind Plan to Store Nuke Waste Under Yucca Mountain: Tribes
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, indigenous rights, nuclear waste storage, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions, politics, protection )

- 3 days ago -
A proposal to store nuclear waste under Yucca Mountain, shelved by President Barack Obama in 2010, has been revived
Salton Sea Faces Catastrophic Future, Toxic Dust Storms, Officials Say
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water )

- 3 days ago -
Community activists, politicians and water officials from the Imperial and Coachella valleys went to the state water board in Sacramento six months ago with a plea: Avoid a "looming catastrophe" at the Salton Sea.
GOOD NEWS! Pew and Bertarelli Praise Chile's Creation of Easter Island Marine Park
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, oceans, wildlife, green, government, GoodNews )

- 2 days ago -
Proposal by Rapa Nui community leads to one of the worldâEUR(TM)s largest marine protected areas
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Importing Illegal Wood From Essential Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, animals, conservation, greed, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, world, trees, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 2 days ago -
A loss of nearly 30 million acres of forest in East Africa is expected by 2030. A loss on this scale will severely impact the population of plants, animals, and humans who rely on them. Nearly 80% of the worldâEUR(TM)s plant and animal life relies on the fore
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