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Pine Beetle Epidemic - National Geographic Magazine
Environment  (tags: bark beetles, mountain pine beetles, insect infestation, epidemic, dying forests, pine forest, western North America, global change in climate, warming, drought, forestry, logging, blue-toned lumber, pesticides, GMO trees, non-intervention management )

Sylvie
- 12 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
"A warming climate allowed pine beetles ravage the West [of the U.S.]. Now they are spreading east across Canada."
Is Deepwater Drilling Safer, 5 Years After Worst Oil Spill?
Environment  (tags: oil, fossil fuels, offshore drilling, deep sea drilling, oil spills, the Gulf, environmental disasters, pollution, endangerment of species, dirty energy, energy policy, controversy )

Sylvie
- 12 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"Deepwater drilling is increasing in the Gulf. Oil companies say itâEUR(TM)s safer now, but critics say spills are inevitable."
Why Is the Navajo Nation Giving Water to Fracking While Its People Are Parched?
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, ecosystems, overdevelopent, Navajo Nation, indigneous rights, political sellouts, pollution, politics, destruction, nature )

Cal
- 21 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In the midst of a life-threatening drought, the Navajo Nation continues to develop water for industry, rather than for the Diné people.
Americans Join in Protesting Reclamation of Bali's Benoa Bay
Environment  (tags: world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.mongabay.com
mericans and Indonesians demonstrated together in Washington D.C. last week in protest of a massive land reclamation project planned for BaliâEUR(TM)s Benoa Bay, to which opposition, activists say, is coming from increasingly international circles.
Ivory Coast Primates Being Wiped Out Because of World Demand for Chocolate
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, cocoa farming, primates, endangered, protection, world, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 21 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Researchers from Ohio State University have discovered that much of the protected land in the country's national parks and forest reserves in the Ivory Coast have been turned into illegal cocoa farms.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon Rainforest From Big Oil
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, pollution, politics, world, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
The Amazon rainforest is the largest of its kind on Earth, hosting a vibrant and rich variety of life. However, the President of Ecuador intends to sell these pristine lands to big oil companies, even though this landscape hasnâEUR(TM)t recovered from Chevro
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Fragile Forest Ecosystems From Clear Cutting
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitat, government, habitatdestruction, wildlife, nature, trees )

Cal
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s valuable forests and watersheds from harmful clear cutting.
Doing the Unthinkable: Giant Gas Pipeline to Flank a New York Nuclear Power Plant
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, safety, energy, protection, politics, pollution, healthconditions, humans )

Cal
- 19 days ago - truth-out.org
A very large gas pipeline will soon skirt the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC), an aging nuclear power plant that stands in the town of Cortlandt in Westchester County, New York, 30 miles north of Manhattan.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Construction of Mines on Undeveloped Forest Land
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, ethics, miining interests, overdevelopment, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, government, politics )

Cal
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
More than 10,000 acres of MichiganâEUR(TM)s state-owned, public forest land may be sold to Graymont Inc., a Canadian mining company, for land and mineral rights
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Nestle From Furthering CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Drought
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, politics, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Nestle has continued to source mass amounts of water from California, despite the drought.Nestle has been pumping and bottling water from a National Forest in California illegally
 
 
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