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Environment

Mimi and Maty to the Rescue!
Environment  (tags: bees, click-on-beehive )

BarbKnigh
- 4 hours ago - mimiandmaty.com
Everyday that you click on the hive below - our friends at GreaterGood.org, will help keep bees protected and safe! So go ahead and click.. because helping animals is amazzzzzzing!
Stop the Destruction of the Ecuadorian Amazon
Environment  (tags: Aquarico river, Parahuaico river, Petroamazona, Ecuador, indigenous )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - amazonwatch.org
Publicly condemn the massive oil spill into the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers; ensure that the area is fully remediated and affected communities are appropriately compensated; and revoke Petroamazonas' licenses for future drilling.
Clean Up The Mines
Environment  (tags: Clean Up The Mines, uranium mines, USA )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - cleanupthemines.org
To pass legislation for health and environmental studies on the effects of existing abandoned uranium mines; to educate the public about the effects of the mines; to clean up the mines and affected areas; also compensate those affected by these mines.
Dirty Coal Exports Are a 'Global Shell Game'
Environment  (tags: Coal Con Game )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - commondreams.org
A global shell game on fossil fuels. It makes the U.S. appear to be making more progress on global warming than it actually is, because it shifts some of the pollution and the burden for cleaning it up onto another country's balance sheet.
Lack of Oversight, Damaged Tankers Caused West Virginia Chemical Spill
Environment  (tags: West Virginia Spill )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - commondreams.org
Blood frickin mahvelous dahling!
'Climate Criminality': Australia OKs Biggest Coal Mine
Environment  (tags: Oz approve big coal mine )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - commondreams.org
Environmental groups slam decision that will 'dump on' Great Barrier Reef, fuel climate crisis
Newfound Threat to Oilsand Projects
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, tar sands oil extraction, tar sands disasters )

Judy
- 8 hours ago - thetyee.ca
"Once again, the scientific homework is done after the assignment is due. When will the Alberta government ever learn?" Researchers discover ancient salt formation key factor in Alberta steam fracking disasters.
Officials Push for Funds to Finish West Chicago Factory Cleanup of Radioactive Thorium
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, french, Frenchcompany.escape, globalwarming, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, habitatdestru )

Jamie
- 8 hours ago - mysuburbanlife.com
Kerr McGee contaminated surrounding areas between 1932 and 1973 with radioactive thorium waste material from the making of lantern mantles. The factory is still contaminated. The cleanup company went bankrupt. Cleanup will resume if they get funding.
Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests in South America - Via Forests.Org
Environment  (tags: Environment, Rainforest, Ecuador, South America, Oil Inustry, Deforestation, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Trees, Wildlife, Humans, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 13 hours ago - forests.org
Ecuador's diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening life.
Wanna See What Climate Change Looks Like? Check Out the Vicious Fires in Northwest Canada
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, forests, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, research, pollution, fires, forest fires )

Michael
- 1 day ago - grist.org
Lightning, an intense heat wave, and low rainfall are lighting up northwestern Canada like a bonfire, producing conflagrations that scientists are linking to climate change.
 
 
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