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Groups Fear Fragile B.C. Area Logged
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

- 7 days ago -
Environmental groups and labour organizations on Vancouver Island are demanding the province lend protection to a section of forest being logged near Port Alberni -- except the company in question denies it's logging fragile areas....
Environmental and Labour Organizations Call on Island Timberlands to Stop Logging Old-Growth Forest
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

- 8 days ago -
The Council of Canadians, Pulp, Paper, and Woodworkers of Canada (PPWC) union and various environmental organizations have signed a joint statement calling on Island Timberlands to halt logging the endangered old-growth forests of McLaughlin Ridge...
What Goes on Behind the Virtual Curtain? Mining Wastewater Turned Into Rainwater
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, Mining, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, research, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

- 11 days ago -
Mining is necessary since it's a big player in our economy. But mining can have adverse effects on surrounding surface and ground water so it's important to use the most innovative and sustainable practices where possible....
National Women's DAY - 9 August 2014 : South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, government, humans, interesting, law, rights, society, women, world )

- 11 days ago -
Each year on the 9th of August, South Africans of all backgrounds, races and cultural groups join together in celebrating National Women's Day. This annual public holiday commemorates an eventful day in South Africa's history - 9 August 1956....
Help Steller Sea Lions Recover *** Please Sign ***
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, conservation, environment, habitat, investigation, protection, suffering, wildlife )

- 10 days ago -
Not enough fish. The endangered Western Population of Steller sea lions in the Aleutian Islands is disappearing because of industrial fishing. And now National Marine Fisheries Service ....
A US Marine Reserve the Size of Mexico! *** Please Send Message ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, government, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 11 days ago -
Right now, President Obama is receiving public comments on whether or not to create the world's largest Marine Protected Area in the Pacific Ocean. But he's under enormous pressure from a powerful, federally-funded fishing lobby to water down the plan....
Johannesburg Zoo Responds to Sitatunga Deaths - South Africa
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, ethics, extinction, humans, investigation, killing, protection, sadness, suffering, wildlife )

- 11 days ago -
Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo, would like to clarify the following facts concerning the procurement, transporting, offer to quarantine and the subsequent decision taken by the state veterinarian and the Department of Agriculture and Forestry (DAFF) ...
South Africa: Grim End for Antelopes From Czech Zoo
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, ethics, humans, investigation, killing, protection, slaughter, suffering, wildlife )

- 11 days ago -
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Eight antelopes from a zoo in the Czech Republic were flown in crates to South Africa, where officials concluded they were illegally imported and that they might bring a disease into the country. They languished in a cargo hold ...
Apple: Demand That Your Supplier NXP Reinstate the 24 Fired Workers *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, humans, rights, society, world )

- 13 days ago -
"You're fired!" That's how one of Apple's key suppliers, NXP, responded to 24 workers in the Philippines who were attempting to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement in May....
POLL : Protesters Aim to Put a Stop to Ilkley Moor GROUSE Shooting
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, conservation, environment, ethics, humans, investigation, killing, protection, wildlife )

- 11 days ago -
Campaigners are targeting Bradford Council in an attempt to halt grouse shooting on the publicly-owned Ilkley Moor. A coalition of anti-bloodsports campaigners, called Ban Bloodsports on Ilkley Moor (BBIM) says it already has 500 signatures ...
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