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Underwater Oil-Well Bolts Are Failing, Causing Alarm
Environment  (tags: Oil equipment, faulty bolts, oil spills, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - wsj.com
General Electric Co. , oil drillers and U.S. regulators are scrambling to determine why massive bolts used to connect subsea oil equipment keep failing, prompting costly shutdowns and raising safety concerns about hundreds of wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
Forest Service: Study ALL Impacts of the Proposed Mega-Mine at Oak Flat ACTION US
Environment  (tags: Oak Flat Land Exchange, Forest Service, Resolution Copper Mine, Apache tribe, water resources, energy alternatives )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Many of the most heinous impacts of this mine can be greatly mitigated or even eliminated. By commenting on the draft impact statement the Forest Service is required to respond to your complaints.
Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ecosystems, fracking, taxpayers rights, habitat destruction, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Documents also show that the federal government has been permitting offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico with no site-specific analysis of the threats to imperiled species or the environment, and also without public involvement.
Sri Lanka to Conserve Climate-Friendly Mangroves Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: mangroves, environment, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - sfgate.com
Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests âEUR" the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural
TAKE ACTION NOW! HAWAII: HELP PROTECT PAPAHÄEURNAUMOKUÄEURKEA
Environment  (tags: activism, activism protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We need to set aside as much as 30% in protected areas as soon as possible to save our oceans
SIGN PLEASE! Petition for Deforestation Reform
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, protection, trees, green, government, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, wildlife, forests )

Cal
- 25 days ago - change.org
Eighth graders created this petition to encourage action on this important issue globally and locally.
PLEASE SIGN! Big Oil: Pay the Real Clean Up Costs for Oil Development
Environment  (tags: oil cleanup costs, tar sands, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Alberta is home to many expansive oil development projects such as the tarsands. Alberta's government is only holding these oil companies responsible for a fraction of the predicted clean-up and restoration costs.
Stop Algal Blooms to Save Marine Life PETITION
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, oceans, pollution )

Cal
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
Allocate funding to reduce pollution and the destructive algal blooms it causes.
Demand Justice for the Murder of Berta CáCeres Flores PETITION
Environment  (tags: world, Berta Caceres murder, activism, politics, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', environment )

Cal
- 24 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Join Berta's family and organization in demanding that the United States Department of State and the President of Honduras fight for justice for Berta. Say no more to the murder of environmental leaders. #BertaLives
Ask Congress and President Obama to Leave a Conservation Legacy ACTION PLEASE
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, overdevelopment, preservation, wildlife, politics, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 23 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Today, some of our nationâEUR(TM)s most cherished public lands are at risk from irresponsible energy development and mining, increased vandalism, and other threats to AmericaâEUR(TM)s natural heritage.
 
 
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