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Send a Message to Ban This Poison!
Environment  (tags: canada, chemicals, lethal for bees, insects, government, Big Ag, public consultation, environment, ecosystems, humans )

Lone
- 2 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Canada's on the cusp on banning a terrifying chemical that's lethal for bees and other crucial insects. The government is getting push back from Big Ag but now there's a public consultation, and we could make the difference.
Energy Positive: How Denmark's Samsø Island Switched to Zero Carbon
Environment  (tags: denmark, samsoe, island, energy, zero carbon, conservation, environment, ecosystems, humans, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
The small islandâEUR(TM)s energy makeover took less than a decade and was spurred on by local commitment, providing a template for how regional Australia could transition to renewables
Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Could Start Soon
Environment  (tags: fossil fuel, oil, Big Oil, greed, destruction )

Freya
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a large Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North Dakota, but it will be a while before the region returns to normal.
Microplastics in Oceans Outnumber Stars in Our Galaxy By 500 Times
Environment  (tags: Micro plastics )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
It looks good on a superficial level. The problem is that ubiquitous plastic products decay releasing micro particles into the water sources. I think these particles are a major contributor to increased oceanic warming.
Trump to Order Reversal of Obama Water Regulation Rule: Official
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, humans, healthconditions )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government's defense of the rule.
What Happens When the Soy and Palm Oil Boom Ends?
Environment  (tags: Soy and palm oil )

Michael
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
An interview with Derek Byerlee, lead author of The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution, a new agricultural economics book that looks at the past, present, and future of soy, oil palm, and other tropical oilseeds.
Oil and Gas Wastewater Spills Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters
Environment  (tags: Oil and gas )

Michael
- 1 day ago - oilgasdaily.com
Wastewater from oil and gas operations - including fracking for shale gas - at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study.
France Bans Plastic Cups, Plates and Cutlery | The Independent
Environment  (tags: plastic, oceans, pollution, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, petroleum, oil, litter, landfills, toxic, plastic bags )

Marie
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
France has passed a new law to ensure all plastic cups, cutlery and plates can be composted and are made of biologically-sourced materials.
Man Repopulated Entire City With Butterflies From His Own Backyard
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, green, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, butterflies, activists )

Ricardo
- 19 hours ago - openheartedrebel.com
During the day, Tim Wong is all about water life as an aquatic biologist. But when he changes into his cape at the end of his shift, he transforms into an incredible cultivator of butterflies. Tending to butterflies was his lifelong hobby âEUR" who....
Korean Dogs,Friendship City Campaigns
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, death, dogs, abuse, pets, suffering )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - change.org
Bergen countyNJ tell Dangjin, we are all opposed to the cruel & barbaric slaughter of dogs & cats
 
 
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