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TAKE ACTION NOW! Reduce Global Mercury Usage
Environment  (tags: mercury pollution, pollution, wildlife, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
Protect environmental and human health by eliminating sources of mercury pollution.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Standard Chartered Bank: Don't Support Palm Oil and Deforestation
Environment  (tags: palm oil, slave labor, environment, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world )

- 1 day ago -
The third largest palm oil producer in the world, Felda, needs a loan from Standard Chartered to purchase Eagle High Plantations in Indonesia.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Drilling and Sale of Arctic Coal
Environment  (tags: coal driling, ARctic, activism, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Stop sale of Arctic land to be drilled for coal right after victory against oil drillers.
Meet CNN's Top Ten Heroes of 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: making a difference, CNnHeroes 2015, goodnews, ethics, society, GoodNews, education, world )

- 22 hours ago -
Meet ten truly remarkable individuals whose passion to help others has changed the world. They are CNN's Top Ten Heroes of 2015.Voting for CNN Hero of the Year continues through Sunday, November 15. All
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cut Dangerous Emissions From Fracking and Other Oil and Gas Drilling
Environment  (tags: FRAKCING, F RACK IS WHACK, pollution, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, habitat, green, habitatdestruction )

- 23 hours ago -
Every year, the oil and gas industry loses almost 8 million tons of methane, the primary constituent of natural gas, through unrepaired leaks and intentional releases.
Lumber Liquidators Pays $13.2M to End Illegal Logging Probe
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, illegal logging trade, pollution, corporate greed, crime, punishment, protection, politics )

- 1 day ago -
U.S. flooring company Lumber Liquidators Inc. (NYSE:LL) will pay $13.2 million to resolve a federal investigation into its timber sourcing practices.
Coral Reefs Are Looking Pretty Hot Right Now
Environment  (tags: coral reeefs, bleaching, study, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change )

- 22 hours ago -
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association announced that we are officially in the throes of a massive coral bleaching event for only the third time in recorded history.
Wildlife Thriving Around Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Despite Radiation
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 22 hours ago -
High numbers of elk, deer, boar and wolves show long-term effect of worldâEUR(TM)s worst nuclear accident is less damaging than everyday human activity, say scientists
Nearly a Third of World's Cacti Face Extinction, Says IUCN
Environment  (tags: cacti, endangered, illegal flora and afauna trade, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, endangered )

- 22 hours ago -
Illegal trade is causing shocking decline in plants that are vital to desert ecosystems, most comprehensive global assessment yet reveals
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