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Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile's Patagonia
Environment  (tags: protection, water, ecosystems, environment, dam building, conservation, world )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - ipsnews.net
The Aysén region in Chile's southern Patagonia wilderness has some of the largest freshwater reserves on the planet thanks to its swift-running rivers, innumerable lakes, and lagoons
Do Not Destroy the Borneo National Park in Indonesia! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Environment  (tags: Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore, Borneo rain forest )

Slava
- 16 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA) is a palm oil company that recently announced its plans to to clear large areas of rainforest located in Tanjung Putting National Park, Indonesia, to spur production of palm oil.
Global Warming Already Dangerous, Risks Being Irreversible, Says New UN Global Warming Report
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, oceans, pollution, weather )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous -- and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
Confirmed: Some Raindrops Fall Faster Than They Should
Environment  (tags: rain, rainfall, climate, environment, nature, research, science, weather )

Darren
- 1 day ago - news.sciencemag.org
Five years ago, scientists reported that raindrops, especially small ones, often fall through the air much faster than they should. . .
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Appalachia's Streams and Rivers From Mountaintop Removal Mining Pollution! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans )

Simone
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Before the blasting begins, and long after the blasting stops, mountaintop removal poisons water in Appalachian communities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight for Northern Moose/EPA
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, climatechange, EPA )

Cal
- 6 days ago - change.org
Help create a better future for moose by sending a message to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of limits to carbon pollution from existing coal-burning power plants.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
 
 
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