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Beating Swords Into Plowshares, Poison Gas Into Pesticides - Rural America
Environment  (tags: danger via agriculture )

Deborah
- 11 hours ago - inthesetimes.com
The influence of the military-industrial complex and chemical agriculture are as strong as ever.
This Dome in the Pacific Houses Tons of Radioactive Waste -- and It's Leaking
Environment  (tags: Marshall Islands, Asia Pacific, Climate change, Nuclear waste, Indigenous peoples, Oceans )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The Runit Dome in the Marshall Islands is a hulking legacy of years of US nuclear testing. Now locals and scientists are warning that rising sea levels caused by climate change could cause 111,000 cubic yards of debris to spill into the ocean
Tell Your Senators: The Oil Export Ban Must Stand
Environment  (tags: oil export ban, climate, climate-change, oil spills, public health, drilling, carbon )

Lone
- 1 day ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Murkowski and Inhoffe aren't interested in our pain at the pump. Just like they're not interested in climate chaos, oil spills and public health. They're only interested in drilling up every bit of carbon under the ground and selling it,
Turn Shell's Drillships Around!
Environment  (tags: destruction, habitat, protection )

Linda
- 1 day ago - sierra.force.com
If Shell can't stop one oil disaster after another in Nigeria, how are they supposed to operate safely in the remote Arctic? In the last year alone, Shell reported 204 spills in the Niger Delta. And that doesn't even begin to demonstrate the trauma...
David Suzuki: No Social Justice Without Climate Action
Environment  (tags: David Suzuki, social justice, environment, climate action, climate-change, canada, fossil fuels )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - thestar.com
In Canada, the interests of the global fossil fuel industry are prioritized over those of citizens. ItâEUR(TM)s time for a new way of thinking.
Sign the Petition to the European Commission Against Monsanto Poison!
Environment  (tags: weedkiller, chemical glyphosate, Monsanto Roundup, government, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
Invite the European Commission to ban glyphosate immediately and thus to take Monsanto's herbicide dangerous from the market!
Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon exploitation, conservation, protection, Sustainabililty, destructive development )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true. The New York Times spotlighted major developments that would devastate the canyon's wild nature, beauty, and overall health.
Trouble at Mendocino Redwood Company
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, humans, nature, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, climate-change, environment, forests, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Michael
- 2 days ago - theava.com
Tree-killer conflict politics. Mendocino/Humboldt redwoods hired a SierraPacific mgr who might be instituting more damaging policies in this less-destructive, more environmentally tractable corp. (SP, Red Emmerson, alone chops 1/50th of California)
Tell UPS: Drop Climate-Denying ALEC
Environment  (tags: government, ethics, usa, climate-change, world, energy, environment )

Julie
- 3 days ago - sierra.force.com
Tell UPS: drop climate-denying ALEC.
Restore and Protect the Lands and Waters of the Yakima River Basin
Environment  (tags: drought effects, Water Quality, water supply, protected area, Restoring fish habitat, conservation, Sustainabililty )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
As with with in many places in the West this year, a warm winter with a meager snowpack has led to a drought for Washington's Yakima River Basin, which will be painful for fish, farms, and the local economy. To fight the problem - instead of fighting one
 
 
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