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Rainforest or Chinese Profits? Stop the Nicaragua Canal!
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, habitat loss and destruction, Deforestration, Profits over environment, ecosystems, climate-change, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sabine
- 9 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Nicaragua is planning a new canal for container ships and oil tankers. While the project is economically important for China - the apparent driving force behind the canal - it would mean clear-cutting rainforests, mass resettlement and destroying Lake...
Judge Blocks US Fracking Rules After Petroleum Groups and States Object
Environment  (tags: world, protection, pollution, nature, humans, habitat, environment, energy, endangered, destruction, conservation, Fracking, hydraulic fracturing, land, court, suspends )

Darren
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
Wyoming court suspends regulations that were due to take effect on Wednesday governing hydraulic fracturing for gas exploration on public lands
Can Vertical Gardens End World Hunger
Environment  (tags: GOOD NEWS, Vertical Gardening, Israel )

Beth
- 9 days ago - nocamels.com
This is an interesting article on a type of vertical gardening by an Israeli company that not only saves space, allows people to grow their own food when there's no land, but also saves 90% of water usage, making it a dream come true for arid climates.
Support the FRESHER Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, pollution, water )

CherAway
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A loophole in the Safe Drinking Water Act exempts oil and gas companies doing Marcellus shale drilling from meeting environmental standards. The so-called "Halliburton Loophole" exempts companies from disclosing the chemicals used during hydraulic
Support An Import Tax on Palm Oil ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection )

CherAway
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Huge areas of rainforests have already been demolished to make room for palm-oil plantations. This destruction of habitat is putting rare endangered animals such as the Sumatran tiger and orangutan further at risk.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Is Fracking Killing Unborn Babies in Utah?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, frack is whackenvironment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, humans, energy, conservation )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We've all heard that gas fracking is so toxic, it can set our tap water on fire. Now Rolling Stone is reporting that in Utah, fracking might also be killing babies and causing stillbirths
Commerce or Corruption? The Rainforest Dams of Sarawak
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, gred, building dams displacing people, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, politics, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
A new film exposes how officials in the Malaysian government are making huge profits on 'development' projects that are forcibly relocating local people in Sarawak on the rainforest island of Borneo
This Sci-Fi Novel's Post-Apocalyptic Future Could Become Reality All Too Soon
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Drought, Environment, Fiction, Paolo Bacigalupi, science fiction, The Southwest, The Water Knife, Water )

Judy
- 7 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"It occurred to me at that moment that I wasnâEUR(TM)t actually standing in the middle of a drought, I was time traveling."
Michael Jackson - Earth Song. (Lyrics).   video
Environment  (tags: Michael Jackson, Earth Song, children, nature, wildlife, trees, water, pollution, oceans, healthconditions, destruction, love, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, humans, habitatdestruction, poignant video )

Barb
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
Ever wondered what all the lyrics to Earth Song are? Wonder no more. Here they are.
Detergents Damaging Ocean Beyond Repair
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 7 days ago - timeslive.co.za
The biggest concern about waste water being pumped into the ocean is not the sewage itself but the chemical compounds used in and around the house to clean up the toilet afterwards.....
 
 
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