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Petition: Save the Last 78 Dolphins and The Mekong River
Environment  (tags: Mekong River, Irrawaddy Dolphins, Dam, fishing, destruction, extinction )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
60 Million people's livelihood is dependent upon the Mekong River. DAM construction will reduce fisheries, damage the delta & lead to extinction of last 78 Irrawaddy dolphins in this river.
PLEASE SHARE!!! Frack Track - Kellee Maize   video
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, fracking, environment, CO2emissions, energy, healthconditions, politics, pollution, humans, nature, water, world )

Tamara
- 56 days ago - youtu.be
This was sent to me this morning and I felt the need to share as far and wide as possible. Please share with your connections as well.
Hearings Begin in Northern Alberta Over Smell From Nearby Oil Sands Operations
Environment  (tags: pollution, politics, world, tar sands, healthconditions, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, conservation, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 191 days ago - globalnews.ca
An Alberta Energy Regulator hearing into fumes from oil sands operations near Peace River got underway Tuesday.
Alberta Doctors Reluctant to Treat Patients Who Draw Connection Between Tar Sands and Health
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, tar sands, world, protection, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, humans, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 192 days ago - ecowatch.com
Court hearings begin today in Alberta over regulation of industry accountability of emissions from tar sands plants.
Hydropower Struggle: Dams Threaten Europe's Last Wild Rivers
Environment  (tags: world, protection, environment, destruction, water, nature, humans, politics, energy, ecosystems, pollution, globalwarming )

Cal
- 192 days ago - spiegel.de
Europe's last remaining wild rivers flow through the Balkans, providing stunning scenery and habitat to myriad plants and animals. But hundreds of dam projects threaten to do irreparable harm to the region's unique biospheres -- to provide much needed e
Approval of GMO Salmon Fails to Consider Invasiveness Threat, Puts Wild Salmon and Environment at Risk
Environment  (tags: Canada, environment, #GMOs, #LabelGMOs, #RightToKnow, #GMOSalmon, #BanGMOs )

Brian
- 193 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
"Environmental groups want a court to decide if the federal government violated its own law by permitting the manufacture of genetically modified salmon in Canada."
6 Scary Facts About California's Drought
Environment  (tags: California, drought, wildfires, economic impact, environment, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 193 days ago - motherjones.com
"Even if California gets some much needed rain in the coming months, that'll only be a short-term reprieve. Right now, the state needs to engage in some major climate adaptation planning, to get ready for a much drier future."
NCDC Releases 2013 Global Climate Report
Environment  (tags: NCDC, National Climatic Data Center, #climatechanged, global climate report )

Brian
- 192 days ago - ncdc.noaa.gov
"The globally averaged temperature for 2013 tied as the fourth warmest year since record keeping began in 1880, according to NOAA scientists. It also marked the 37th consecutive year with a global temperature above the 20th century average."
California Drought Brings Risk of 'Explosive' Wildfires
Environment  (tags: California, Los Angeles, drought, wildfires, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 192 days ago - latimes.com
"It really is unprecedented. In my career, I've not seen this level," said Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott. "It's the first [weeks] of January and we're seeing conditions that would normally be occurring in mid-summer. That's what we're up against."
Yoko Ono Joins U.S. Call to Halt Taiji Dolphin Cull
Environment  (tags: dolphins, slaughter, Yoko Ono, Japan, wildlife, destruction, protection )

Evelyn
- 193 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Ono said the hunt, in which scores of dolphins are corralled into a cove to select the prettiest for sale to aquariums and butcher the rest for meat, was damaging the reputation of Japan.
 
 
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