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Development Threatens AntiguaâEUR(TM)s Protected Guiana Island
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Guiana Island, located off the northeast coast of Antigua between the Parham Peninsula and Crump Island, is the fourth largest island of Antigua and Barbuda. It is a refuge for the Fallow Deer, AntiguaâEUR(TM)s national animal.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ANTIGUA: Gaston Browne: Don't Let Chinese Developers Break Laws Conserving Our Marine Protected Areas.
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, politics, conservation, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - change.org
Recently a Chinese development company purchased some 1600 acres of undeveloped waterfront land with the intention of creating hundreds of villas, several marinas and luxury hotels, a casino, a school, a hospital, a horse racing track and two golf courses
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Using Loophole to Log Forests Without Public Involvement
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, green, forests, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
The Farm Bill of 2014 was passed with an enormous giveaway hidden in it that undermined our forest legacy. States could exempt the publicâEUR(TM)s involvement whenever a wooded area, up to 3,000 acres in size, was found to contain insects and other pathogens.
TAKE ACTION NOW! End All Animal Testing in New Zealand
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, killing, ban animal testing, cruelty, animaladvocates, slaughter )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
New Zealand recently updated its Animal Welfare Amendment bill to say that animals are to be considered sentient beings. Prior to this, animals were often referred to as objects or things in the legal world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Justice for Duncan, Forced to Eat Stones to Survive!
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, dogs, sadness, humans, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - t.co
The dog, dubbed Duncan by his rescuers, was rushed to the Jefferson Animal Hospital, where vets discovered that the pooch had eaten rocks to survive. His weight was a staggering 47 lbs âEUR" a dog his size and his bone structure should weigh at least 80 lbs
Bare Minerals Does NOT Test on Animals!
Offbeat  (tags: bareminerals, makeup, animal-free, no animal testing, goodnews )

Barb
- 3 days ago - bareminerals.co.uk
Does your company test on animals or contain animal ingredients? Please feel at ease when using bareMinerals products as we do not test any products on animals. We also do not work with any manufacturers that do animal testing.
OP-ED: Accidents, Waste and Weapons: Nuclear Power Isn't Worth the Risks
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, nonukes, Hell No, we won't glow!, follies of nuclear power, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
The case for expanding nuclear energy is based on myths about its status, greenhouse gas emissions, proliferation, accidents, wastes and economics.
In Gabon, Ecotourism Vs. Elephant Poachers
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, ecotourism, poaching, anti-poaching efforts, world, wildlife, protection, animals )

Cal
- 3 days ago - worldcrunch.com
The stakes are high for the economy. The Gabonese authorities have high hopes for ecotourism in a country half the size of France, 88% of which is forested but with only 1.5 million inhabitants, including 700,000 in the capital, Libreville.
Shell Says Eff You to Seattle
Environment  (tags: New battle for Seattle, Shell, Go to Shell, actiivsm, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - grist.org
The oil giant is bringing its Arctic drilling rig to the famously green city despite heavy resistance, and Seattle is saying eff you right back.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Indigenous Tribe Standing Up to Gas Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, ACTIVISM )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A Canadian indigenous tribe turned down a $960 million bribe to allow the construction of a massive natural gas pipeline through their lands, as well as a processing facility. For the 3,600-member Lax KwâEUR(TM)alaams Band, this would have amounted to about $2
 
 
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