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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With the Gulf
Environment  (tags: government, politics, acitivsm, restore the Gulf and its ecosystems, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, nature )

- 5 hours ago -
Stand in solidarity with the people of the Gulf by calling on public officials to commit to restoring and protecting our coasts and communities
Frack Waste Investigation Launched By Pennsylvania Congressman
Environment  (tags: reghulations, fracking, frack is whack, politics, investigation, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright, a first-term Democrat, has opened an investigation into how toxic wastes from fracking are regulated.
Stop Shell From Using TWO Drilling Rigs in the Chukchi Sea
Environment  (tags: petition, Shell Oil, Chukchi Sea, drillig failures, marine life, sea and coastal pollution, death )

- 11 hours ago -
Shell tried to drill in Chukchi Sea 2 years ago, but an ice floe stopped them. Months later their drillship caught fire, & the oil spill containment system was crushed during testing. Shell's drillship had mechanical difficulties and was towed away.
EPA Proposes To Revise "Waters of the United States
Environment  (tags: water, public health, conservation, environment, government, healthconditions, animals, habitat, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 11 hours ago -
Please send a letter below to your representatives in Congress and the Senate asking them to oppose all dirty water legislation and to support a strong Clean Water Act, and to the EPA asking them to strengthen the new rule.
Thai Temple Built From One Million Recycled Bottles
Environment  (tags: recycled plastics )

- 13 hours ago -
The Wat Pa Maha Chedio Kaew temple has found a way to bottle-up Nirvana, literally. The temple, which sits in Thailand's Sisaket province, roughly 370 miles northeast of Bangkok is made of more than a million recycled glass bottles....Read for more.
Stop Oil Drilling Off the East Coast
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, whales, marine mammals, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

- 14 hours ago -
The Obama Administration is considering a plan to open up the Atlantic to oil and gas drilling, threatening countless whales and other marine mammals, fisheries, wetlands and coastal communities.
NDP Introduces Landmark Environmental Rights Bill
Environment  (tags: Environmental Rights, bill, legislation, conservation, environment, government, humans, politics, protection, world )

- 15 hours ago -
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is proud to second groundbreaking Environmental Bill of Rights to legally enshrine environmental rights for Canadians and the duty of the federal government to take
TAKE ACTION:PG&E May Have Secretly Altered Earthquake Standards for California's Last Nuclear Power Plant at Diablo Canyon
Environment  (tags: Nuclear accident, nuclear disaster, government cover-up, public health, public safety, public awareness )

- 16 hours ago -
The aging plant is located on a network of earthquake fault lines. This week activists brought a lawsuit against PG&E & the NRC as fed. regulators secretly changed the regulations to mask Diablo's vulnerability to earthquakes. (See 1st comment)
Tell Lowes, Give Bees Treats Not Tricks This Halloween!
Environment  (tags: environment )

- 16 hours ago -
Lowes are still selling bee harmful neonicotinoid pesticides on their shelves. please send a message to put a stop to this!
Tiny Bugs Could Be the Key to Saving Honeybee Populations
Environment  (tags: Bees, Bee Colony Collapse, Agricultural Losses, Phage, Bacteria, American Foulbrood )

- 1 day ago -
"Tiny bacteria devouring viruses could hold the key to saving the U.S. honeybee population from American foulbrood, a bacterial infection that attacks bee larvae, wiping out entire colonies and contributing significantly to worldwide agricultural losses."
Scientists Discover Huge 'Bathtub Ring' of Oil on Sea Floor From BP Spill - NationofChange
Environment  (tags: habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, water, pollution, protection, ecosystems, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
Scientists have discovered yet another unforeseen effect of BP's historic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: a 1,235-square-mile "bathtub ring" of oil on the deep ocean's floor.
Messel Pit Fossil Site
Environment  (tags: unesco, messel pit, fossil site, conservation, environment, habitat, nature )

- 1 day ago -
Messel Pit is the richest site in the world for understanding the living environment of the Eocene, between 57 million and 36 million years ago. In particular, it provides unique information about the early stages of the evolution of mammals
Oil From BP Spill Coats Miles of Gulf Seafloor : Discovery News
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, oceans, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Scientists tracked some of the hydrocarbons from the Deepwater Horizon spill to the bottom of the Gulf, shown here overlaid on seafloor bathymetry.
Veterinarians Operate on Badly Injured Spotted Owl
Environment  (tags: Shoreline, Wash, spotted owl, veternarians )

- 1 day ago -
Veterinarians operated on a badly injured spotted owl Tuesday in hopes they can get it back into the wild. The bird was found by a forest ranger on the side of a Forest Service road late last week. It had a damaged eye and broken wing.

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