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Environment

Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
OP-ED: Restoring Louisiana's Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy -- Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, protection )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Managing the Mississippi River Delta is a daunting challenge, but the greatest barrier to restoration and flood protection is politics
Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial Site
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, animals, world, overdevelopment, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists
An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef ACTION
Environment  (tags: great barrier reef, Australia, dredging, destruction, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Australian government is turning its back on the Reef, and decided to open the door to dredging and dumping in the Marine Protected area.
Pennsylvania's Natural Gas Wells Are Leaking Up to 1,000 Times More Methane Than EPA Estimates
Environment  (tags: fracking, hydraulic fracturing, greenhouse gases, Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, climate-change, CO2emissions, globalwarming )

Roseann
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
More evidence that natural gas drilling, as practiced, is a significant contributor to climate change
Support Greater Protections for Wetlands and Streams ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
After years of confusion about which streams and wetlands are legally protected under the Clean Water Act, the EPA has announced a proposed rule to preserve vital safeguards for our nation's waters by ensuring that all streams, and the wetlands in their
Join the National River Cleanup
Environment  (tags: River cleanup )

Michael
- 1 day ago - americanrivers.org
Working Together To Clean Our Waterways
TAKE ACTION NOW! Require Top Experts for Oiled Wildlife Recovery!
Environment  (tags: oil spills, wildlife restoration, removing oil from animals, response, protection, animals, ecosystems, environment, energy, wildlife, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - change.org
Leading experts should oversee oiled wildlife recovery during major spills: Once a spill occurs, the clock starts ticking - there's a limited amount of time in which to recover animals where they stand a chance of surviving.
 
 
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