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Environment

Protestors Dig Canal Through Belo Monte Dam in Brazil
Environment  (tags: activism, world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, Belo Monte Dam, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

Cal
- 14 days ago - amazonrainforestnews.com
In an symbolic protest of the giant Belo Monte Dam, Friday morning some 300 locals dug a channel in an earthen dam that blocks a portion of the Xingu River and serves as the first step for the controversial hydroelectric project
Peru's Rainforest Turns to Wasteland From Illegal Gold Mining
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, world, mining interests, greed, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 14 days ago - nbcnews.com
Decades of illegal gold mining have transformed large expanses of virgin Peruvian rainforest into pocked, denuded, mercury-poisoned wastelands.
Three Card Trick - the Rich Countries' Plan to Evade Their Climate Obligations Exposed
Environment  (tags: FOEE, evading carbon emission cuts, world, pollution, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change )

Cal
- 14 days ago - theecologist.org
As the Climate Convention's COP20 kicks off in Lima today, FOEE reveals the developed countries cunning plan to evade their legal obligations by hiving them off into unofficial, non-binding documents
A DARK LEGACY: Living in the Shadow of the Bhopal Chemical Disaster
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, Bhopal disaster, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, radia-active )

Cal
- 14 days ago - motherjones.com
Thirty years after the Union Carbide leak killed thousands, residents are still dealing with contaminated water, toxic waste, and lingering diseases.
'Acutely Toxic' Mine Waste Threatens the Death of Norway's Fjords
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, mining interests, wildlife, world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
Two huge open pit mines in northern Norway are on the verge of approval, writes Tina Andersen Vågenes - even though they would dump hundreds of millions of tonnes of tailings in fjords where wild salmon spawn.
Chinese Logging Company Takes Over Guyana's Forests -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, deforestationhabitat, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, environment, world, pollution, protection, government, green )

Cal
- 19 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Illegal deforestation occurring despite Guyana's ground-breaking low carbon development strategy -
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Grizzly Bears From Ski Resort Development
Environment  (tags: overevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jumbo Glacier Resort plans on building a massive ski resort in British Columbia, Canada that could attract between 2,000 to 3,000 tourists a day. The size and location of the resort will significantly threaten the grizzly bear population in the Purcell Mo
How Millionaires Buy Up Farmland And Hoard All Our Water
Environment  (tags: politics, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
When FOX News stands up for "family farmers," they are really fighting for Murdoch's rich friends.
Fracking Risks Compared to Asbestos and Other Environmental and Health Dangers
Environment  (tags: study, research, fracking, frackis whack, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

Cal
- 18 days ago - ecowatch.com
While the title of the new British government report Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It sounds cheery, the news it contained about fracking, among other environmentally dubious technologies, was anything but.
Send a Message to Stop the Pilgrim Pipeline Before It's Too Late! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: NY and NJ pipeline, Pilgrim Pipeline, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, health, water )

Nancy
- 32 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The proposed route would cut through Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties, impacting densely populated communities, and it would tear through protected watershed lands in the New Jersey Highlands.
 
 
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