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Bird of the Week: Hispaniolan Trogon
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 36 days ago - abcbirds.org
This species is one of only two trogons found in the Caribbean. (The other is the Cuban Trogon.) It is a forest-dependent species, and the biggest threats it faces are rampant habitat loss and degradation caused by logging, charcoal production, and cleari
Stop Cutting Down Forests to Use in Wood-Burning Power Plants in Europe PETITION
Environment  (tags: forests, wood burning power plantsdestruction )

Anna
- 35 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell Ed Davey, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, and the EU Directorates-General of Energy and Environment to stop incentivizing the use of trees for fuel in their renewable energy policies.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop An Investment Firm From Destroying Rainforests
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, business, PALM OIL, investments, finance, environment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 36 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), which manages many of our retirement accounts as well as city endowments and other public funds, is a shadowy money manager with nearly a billion dollars in logging and palm oil companies that are burning and bulldozing fo
Rainforest Trust Launches Save-An-Acre Pledge
Environment  (tags: trees, protection, habitat, conservation, forests )

Chris
- 35 days ago - rainforesttrust.org
Rainforest Trust is launching a new pledge drive that will allow participants to save Amazon acres by signing an online pledge. Each signer will have one acre protected in his or her honor thanks to a supporting gift from Ann Kruglak of Mystic Dreamer Art
Brazil Declares New Protected Area Larger Than Delaware
Environment  (tags: conservation, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 57 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Earlier this week, the Brazilian government announced the declaration of a new federal reserve deep in the Amazon rainforest
Say "No" to Unsafe Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean! ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, arctic drilling, wildlife, polar bears, penguins, climate-change, habitat destruction, food source destruction, animals )

Nancy
- 56 days ago - act.oceana.org
We can't stand back and watch while a potential oil spill threatens to put Arctic Ocean ecosystems at risk. Say "No" to unsafe oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
Beef, Palm Oil, Soy, and Wood Products From 8 Countries Responsible for 1/3 of Forest Destruction
Environment  (tags: Deforestration )

Michael
- 58 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Four commodities produced in just eight countries are responsible for a third of the world's forest loss, according to a new report. Download the PDF in the article.
Bouncing Baby Voles Bring New Hope for One of North America's Most Endangered Mammals
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, conservation, climate, protection, water )

Chris
- 56 days ago - blm.gov
Biologists recently determined that the endangered Amargosa vole had an 82% chance of going extinct within the next five-years, if immediate management actions were not taken to rescue the tiny rodent living precariously in the rare marshes of the Mojave
Save Wildlife and Their Habitats From Deforestation ! PLEASE SIGN @ Petitionsite ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 256 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Deforestation, driven in part by illegal logging is the biggest threat to survival for the Siberian Tiger, the most rare breed of tigers on our planet. The only place they call home is the origin of millions of square feet of illegally logged hardwoods
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Saving Rainforests By Buying Them
Environment  (tags: rainforests, World Land Trust, activism, Activist, activist groups )

Cal
- 259 days ago - news.mongabay.com
For more than twenty five years, an international non-profit known as the World Land Trust has been working to protect tropical forests through land purchase and partnerships with local groups
 
 
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