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Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Elephants of Tanzania From the Guns of Poachers
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, endangered, ELEPAHNTS IVORY TRADE, POACHING, ivory trade, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The situation for the elephants of Africa is dire. One elephant is killed for its tusks every fifteen minutes. The demand for ivory needs to be halted at the global level in order to save this iconic species from slipping into extinction
Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
OP-ED: Restoring Louisiana's Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy -- Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Managing the Mississippi River Delta is a daunting challenge, but the greatest barrier to restoration and flood protection is politics
Raise Awareness About Pangolin Trafficking - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animaladvocates, endangered )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Encourage The Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program to continue to raise awareness and fight against the common practice of Pangolin trafficking
TAKE ACTION NOW: FLORIDA GOVERNOR SCOTT: Expand Florida Panther Habitat
Animals  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, animals, Florida Panther, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - change.org
Between January and April 2014, 10 Florida Panthers have already died. This is an extremely urgent action to save this species
Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial Site
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, animals, world, overdevelopment, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists
Pro-Russia Separatists Take Armor, Humiliating Ukraine Forces
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Ukraine, US, EU )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday in Geneva, once frequently the scene of Cold War negotiations, but will risk being upstaged by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A Public Relations Drive to Stop Illegal Rhino Horn Trade
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, consumers, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservation groups are mounting campaigns to persuade Vietnamese consumers that buying rhino horn is decidedly uncool.
Freedom! 130 Bears to Be Rescued From Chinese Bile Farm
Animals  (tags: goodnews, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
The bears spend their lives in cramped cages being tapped for their bile, which is then dried and sold as a traditional "medicine."
 
 
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