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Help Save the Vaquita
Animals  (tags: Vaquita, Totoaba, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
The vaquita porpoise is on the brink of extinction. The fate of the vaquita is intertwined with that of the totoaba fish. Illegal fishing of the totoaba fish has drastically reduced the population of the vaquita, as vaquitas are often caught in fishing
Nicaragua: NO to the Mega-Canal Through the Rainforest!
Environment  (tags: Rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
Nicaragua is planning a new canal for container ships & oil tankers: It would mean clear-cutting 400,000 hectares of rainforest, the forced resettlement of 100,000 people & the destruction of Lake Nicaraguas ecosystem. Please speak out against this...
Costa Rica: Dont Break Promises to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles and Sharks
Animals  (tags: Sharks & Sea Turtles, endangered, killing, slaughter )

- 3 days ago -
Costa Rica used to be known as the shining beacon in protecting our oceans. The new Costa Rican President is threatening to roll back protections for endangered sea turtles & sharks. Please send an email to President Solís today
Australian Government Bans Dumping in the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, protection )

- 8 days ago -
In a landmark victory for the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian government passed a much-anticipated bill to ban dredge dumping in the World Heritage waters. This law closes for good a legal loophole...
5,500 Sq. Km of Rainforest Destroyed: Tell the EU to Ban Biofuel!
World  (tags: Death by palm oil, destruction, ecosystems )

- 8 days ago -
One of the worst environmental disasters of our time is unfolding in Indonesia: palm oil companies are torching vast rainforest areas to expand their plantations. The EUs biofuels policy is fanning the flames - Tell the EU to stop biodiesel NOW!
Don't Let BP Take a Dirty Deduction for Deepwater Horizon! SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: no tax deductions for BP, BP must pay )

- 9 days ago -
Last month, the Justice Department proposed an out-of-court settlement with BP worth $20.8 billion. This might seem like a big number, but it is probably much less than if BP had actually gone to court. Worse, most of the payment is tax deductible!
Anonymous to ISIS: 'We Will Hunt You Down' (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Anonymous, attacking terrorists )

- 10 days ago -
Anonymous has released a new video directed at the terrorist group, ISIS. Anon. is a physically non-violent entity that seeks to expose the truth & destroy the most odious, corrupt, & terrorizing human beings known to most. The weapon - the INTERNET.
Huge Turnout for Mass Resignation From Mormon Church After New Discriminatory LGBT Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: bigotry, discrimination, children, family )

- 10 days ago -
In early November, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new policy - natural & adopted children of same-sex parents would no longer be baptized in the church. About 1500 members have submitted letters of resignation from the church
Urge Your Senators to Support Keeping Dirty Fuels in the Ground!
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, restrictions, public lands )

- 10 days ago -
A new bill in Congress would end new coal, oil, & gas leases on our public lands; Take a moment to tell your senators to act on climate and end dirty fuel leasing on public lands. Urge them to become a co-sponsor of Sen. Merkley's bill today!
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