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Changing Times: New Data Analysis Shows Dramatic Forest Loss in Sumatra's Leuser Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: Sumatra, Leuser Ecosystem, orangutans, forest cover loss, unique environment, Ape-ril campaign, April, fund-raising, Sumatran orangutans, Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants, Sumatran rhinos, endangered, Sumatran Orangutan Society, forests, wildlife )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Data analysis by an orangutan conservation charity shows a dramatic loss of forest cover in the environmentally precious Leuser Ecosystem on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. SOS has just launched its annual Ape-ril fund-raising campaign
HELP STOP THE ATTACKS ON OUR GREAT BARRIER REEF - PLEASE SIGN - URGENT
Environment  (tags: Australian Marine Conservation Society, Great Barrier Reef, construction, Greg Hunt, Australia, destruction, environment, protection )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - reef.marineconservation.org.au
The most magnificent coral reef system on Earth is under attack. Send a message loud and clear to the key decision maker. Sign the #WhereWillItStopGreg? petition now. Those on twitter & FB have additional opportunities to act ... PLEASE share widely
California Farmers Are Selling Water To The State Instead Of Growing Crops
Environment  (tags: Americans, California, farmers, water-rights, government, climate-change, environment, animals, humans, nature, water, weather, politics, endangered, conservation, climate )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - modernfarmer.com
California's drought is so bad that farmers in Northern California are finding that their crops aren't their most valuable asset anymore; it's their water rights. So they're selling their water back to the state at crazy-high prices.
World Water Day
Environment  (tags: 'World Water Day', March 22, world, UN, humans, conservation, animals, climate-change, water, weather, wildlife, healthconditions, government, globalwarming, environment, protection, nature )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Sunday was World Water Day, so here are 10 facts you should know and some ideas on how you can conserve the wet stuff. Since 1993, the UN has designated March 22 as World Water Day. ItâEUR(TM)s a day devoted to promoting activities within member nations.
Changing Times: Precious Sumatran Peat Forest Gets Landmark Protection
Environment  (tags: Good News, Sumatra, peat forest, Tripa, protection, orangutans, Indonesian Sustainable Ecosystem Foundat, Leuser Ecosystem )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Environmentalists in Sumatra are celebrating a major step forward in their battle to save the Tripa peat forest, which is home to one of the highest densities of orangutans in the world, and is also vital for storing carbon
Brooklyn Fire Kills 7 Children, City's Worst Toll Since 2007
Environment  (tags: world, fire, Brooklyn, kill, children, toll, hot plate, Orthodox, Jewish, Sabbath, tragedy, destruction, death )

Darren
- 5 days ago - nytimes.com
A hot plate warmed food in the darkened kitchen in Brooklyn, allowing an Orthodox Jewish mother to feed her family while observing the Sabbath prohibition on lighting a flame. Upstairs, she and eight children slept.
Take ACTION: Stop the Assault on Everglades Restoration
Environment  (tags: Florida Everglades, Army Corp, restoration, Roseate Spoonbills, birds, environment, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - secure.audubon.org
Stand up for the Everglades and Florida Bay and tell the Army Corps that this field test should only move forward if flows out of S-197 are off the table and that this field test must maximize restoration benefits.
International Day of ACTION for Rivers 2015
Environment  (tags: rivers, river action, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - internationalrivers.org
March 14, 2015 is the 18th annual International Day of Action for Rivers! Every year, thousands of people around the world lift their voices to celebrate the world's rivers and those who struggle to protect them.
Prince Charles Calls for End to Dumping of Plastic in World's Oceans
Environment  (tags: marine environment conference, environment, pollution, water, oceans, plastic, stifling, littering )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
Prince Charles tells marine environment conference he is horrified at the littering of the seas and haunted by photographs of seabirds killed by ingesting plastic
California Only Has One Year's Worth of Its Water Supply Left, NASA Scientist Warns
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, NASA, California, health conditions, environment, animals, humans, nature, politics, research, science, wildlife, weather, habitat, globalwarming )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
In an op-ed published Thursday by the Los Angeles Times, Jay Famiglietti, a senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, painted a dire picture of the state's water crisis.
 
 
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