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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Hyacinth Macaw
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, birds, macaws, Macaws, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The macaw's habitat is dwindling because of ranching and agriculture. The bird has even been hunted for food.
Trouble in Paradise
Animals  (tags: environment, animals, animalwelfare, invasive species )

Cal
- 5 days ago - onearth.org
How have invasive species managed to throw Kauai's five-million-year-old ecosystem into jeopardy in just 200 years?
Wolverines Look Tough, But Climate Change Could Threaten the 300 That Remain
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Environmental groups sue to protect the predator after the U.S. government refuses to list it as an endangered species.
Hainan: China's Paradise of Exiles
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, interesting, world, environment, culture )

Cal
- 4 days ago - bbc.com
It helps that 61.5% of the island is covered in China's best-preserved tropical rainforest, and that gas, electric and solar all are used as power sources for the 32,900sqkm island.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Bering Sea Canyons Now!
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, BeringSea Canyons, corals, sea creatures )

Cal
- 5 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We must take a precautionary approach and set aside representative portions of critical habitat - such as in the Bering Sea Canyons - as an insurance policy for our future.
Ice Loss Sends Alaskan Temperatures Soaring
Environment  (tags: climat echange, research, environment, Alaska, weather, world, ecosystems, melting ice )

Cal
- 5 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists analysing more than three decades of weather data for the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked an astonishing 7°C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice.
ISIS May Have Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: ISIS, chemical weapons, world, politics, war, violence, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, ethics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic State militant group may possess chemical weapons that it has already used to extend its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to photos taken by Kurdish activists and examined by Israeli researchers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Island Fox
Animals  (tags: island fox, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A key to the recovery of the island fox is the removal of the golden eagle from the Channel Islands, ecosystem restoration and disease control.
The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%--Is a Defense Contractor to Blame?
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, disease, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals--even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Imperiled Harbor Porpoises - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, protection, porppoises, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, environment, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Designate more protected areas for harbor porpoises in the United Kingdom
 
 
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