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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Why Four Grandmothers Are Champions of Solar Power in the Philippines
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, energy, solar power, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
Four women from an indigenous group in rural Philippines were trained as solar engineers in India. Soon, they'll be changing lives, one light at a time.
Florida Coral Restoration May Take $250 Million, and 400 Years
Environment  (tags: corals, coral restoration projects, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
No one expected it would be easy to restore elkhorn and staghorn corals, the once-abundant, reef-building species that since the 1970s have vanished from almost all of their old range.
What's in a Target? Australia Warned Not to 'Cook the Books' on Emissions Cuts
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, emissions limits, Australia, pollution, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - smh.com.au
The Australian government is changing how it expresses climate change targets in way that could make it appear to the public as though it is cutting greenhouse gas emissions more rapidly than it is.
Add Your Name to Show That You Stand With Gov. Peter Shumlin PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, protection )

Anna
- 23 hours ago - environmentamerica.webaction.org
Add your name to show that you stand with Gov. Peter Shumlin -- and against climate denial.
Tell the EPA and FDA: Immediately Suspend MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Roundup Herbicide
Environment  (tags: petitions, Monsanto, herbicides, pollution, carcinogens, Roundup )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Scientific evidence pointing to the dangers posed by MonsantoâEUR(TM)s widely used Roundup herbicide has been mounting for years, but a new report just out from the World Health Organization (WHO) may be the most damning yet.
Deep in the Amazon, One Tribe Is Beating Big Oil
Environment  (tags: activism, Ecuador, world, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, nature, humans, politics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
The people of Sarayaku in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest are a leading force in 21st century indigenous resistance
Help Stop the Attacks on the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, petition, environment, destruction, conservation )

Roger
- 12 hours ago - reef.marineconservation.org.au
please do sign the petition if you do not want more of the Great Barrier Reef to be exploited by mining and big business, DO ACT NOW before it is too late ! Thanks
AUSTRALIA: GOOD NEWS FOR THE MITCHELL PLATEAU
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans, world, wildlife, GoodNews, government, green, habitat )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - wilderness.org.au
Rio Tinto and Alcoa are handing their mining leases on the Mitchell Plateau back to the WA Government. This is paving the way for the creation of AustraliaâEUR(TM)s largest national park, it is time to celebrate. -
Protect North Carolina's State Parks PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, parks, North Carolina )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - environmentnorthcarolina.webaction.org
Our state parks are falling into disrepair and even threatened with closure, due to funding cuts. Funding for our state parks has been reduced by 80 percent since 2007, and in 2013 the dedicated revenue stream was eliminated entirely.
Scientists May Have Solved Origins Of Mysterious Feature In Venus' Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, science, space, astronomy, Venus )

Michael
- 3 days ago - iflscience.com
Venus may be enveloped in a thick, choking atmosphere, but this atmosphere is also shrouded in something else: mystery.
 
 
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