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Obama Says 'No Greater Threat to Planet Than Climate Change'
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, climate, cl )

Rituraj
- 1 minute ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
"Today, there's no greater threat to our planet than climate change," Obama said in his weekly address, which had an environmental theme to mark Earth Day on April 22.
Virginia Gets Country's First Wind Energy Research Lease in Federal Waters
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, energy, environment, GoodNews, green, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, Sustainabililty, business, americans, consumers, economy, energy, environment, investing, news, SustainableDevelopment )

Barb
- 1 hour ago - dailypress.com
The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will enable Dominion Virginia Power to move forward with its plans to erect a pair of 6-megawatt test turbines on the Outer Continental Shelf, about 24 nautical miles east of the...
A Few Ways to Improve Virginia's Eastern Shore
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, protection, water, business, economy, energy, environment, ethics, investing, money, news, society )

Barb
- 2 hours ago - delmarvanow.com
Here are a few things I would like to see happen on the Shore, although I doubt very much it will happen in my lifetime: The seawall at Wallops Island extended out a quarter- to half-mile more, using rocks. The rocks would barely be visible at high tide.
TAKE ACTION: Don't Let BP Write Off the Gulf Coast Disaster
Environment  (tags: bp, Gulf oil spill disaster )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Please deny BP tax deductions for its remaining payments to address the 2010 Gulf Coast disaster. BP has claimed billions in tax write-offs for the cleanup and damages in connection with the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. Enough is enough.
Protecting the Last Place on Earth - Petition!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife )

Anne
- 4 hours ago - ran.org
Please sign this letter to palm oil traders, calling for an immediate halt to the clearing of rainforests in the Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth where Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers, rhinos and sun bears still roam side by side.
TAKE ACTION: Keep Shell Out of the Arctic!
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Shell Oil, shell, Arctic Drilling )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - action.priceofoil.org
We have two opportunities for public comments over the next month and the first ends on Monday. Send your message with the form on the right.
Protecting the Last Place on Earth ACTION
Environment  (tags: Leuser Ecosystem, Acehnese people, Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers, rhinos, sun bears, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - ran.org
The Leuser Ecosystem exists at a tenuous crossroads. Palm oil plantations threaten its lowland rainforests and peatlands, as well as the continued wellbeing of the millions of Acehnese people who depend on it for their food, water and livelihoods.
Imagine a World Where Borders Are Based on Nature and Culture, Not Politics and War | Alternet
Environment  (tags: world, weather, water, wildlife, trees, Sustainabililty, pollution, oceans, nature, humans, habitat, environment, ecosystems, forests, endangered )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
Guided by watersheds, mountains and local knowledge, bioregionalism is a logical way to create boundaries.
Fracking and Earthquakes: Is There a Connection?
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, science, destruction, energy, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 6 hours ago - msn.com
While the link between earthquakes and fracking remains a sensitive topic in energy industry circles, there is a growing body of science on the subject.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the State Department: Big Oil Isn't Above the Law!
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, pipeline, oil, oil spill )

Dogan
- 6 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Even more outrageous, the State Department has indicated that it will look the other way and allow this scheme to move forward.
4 Surprising Reasons Why Clean Energy Is Gaining on Fossil Fuels
Environment  (tags: energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, global energy transition )

Judy
- 8 hours ago - grist.org
We are witnessing the start of a global energy transition that could turn expectations upside down, politically, environmentally, and economically.
Designate the Grand Canyon Watershed as a National Monument ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, national monuments )

Cher
- 8 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Tell President Obama to protect this natural, cultural and archeological treasure by naming it as a national monument.
Tell the Obama Administration: Protect the Arctic From Reckless Oil Companies ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 8 hours ago - action.foe.org
The stakes are high in this fight: The people and wildlife in the Arctic depend on a clean and healthy ocean. Now, their lives and livelihoods are at risk. Meanwhile, oil companies like Shell are fighting any hint of safety regulations
TAKE ACTION: Tell BOEM: No Seismic Blasting in the Atlantic!
Environment  (tags: seismic activity, seismic blasting )

Dogan
- 9 hours ago - act.oceana.org
Seismic blasting will come to the U.S. East Coast as soon as this summer, if we donâEUR(TM)t win.
Endangered Rivers | The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon, Colorado River, massive construction, mining pollution, groundwater depletion, Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, petition )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - act.americanrivers.org
The Grand Canyon, an irreplaceable national treasure, is under threat from a massive construction project, mining pollution, and groundwater depletion.
It's Not Over for Wildlife. Tell BP to Restore the Gulf
Environment  (tags: BP Oil Spill, ecological disaster, animals, destruction, energy, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, pollution, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 11 hours ago - online.nwf.org
Dolphins are dying at four times a natural death rate. TONS of oil still washes up on Gulf beaches. BP says their work is done. DonâEUR(TM)t let them get away with it. Wildlife will feel this spill for decades. The Gulf has not recovered.
Save The Leuser Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, palm oil industry, animals, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 11 hours ago - ran.org
A moratorium is urgently needed to halt the destruction of rainforests and peatlands for palm oil expansion in this global biodiversity hotspot.
FIND YOUR PARK (VIDEOS!)
Environment  (tags: inspiring park videos )

Barb
- 13 hours ago - findyourpark.com
MANY PARKS, MANY STORIES Everyone finds their park in a different place and in a different way. These stories just might inspire you to find yours. They found their park.
HAPPY EARTH DAY--PLEASE SIGN: The Climate Petition to Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, Earth Day, activism, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, pollution, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - action.earthday.net
Scientists warn us that climate change could accelerate beyond our control, threatening our survival and everything we love. We call on you to keep global temperature rise under the unacceptably dangerous level of 2 degrees C, by phasing out carbon pollut
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - enn.com
Losing plant species is directly linked to long-term declines in the stable productivity of grasslands, a new study has shown.
SRI LANKA: Colombo Port City Causing "Unimaginable" Environmental Harm
Environment  (tags: world, enviornment, destruction, destroyinglivelihoods, erosion, damage, habitat habitat destruciton, protection, activism )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - world.einnews.com
A Chinese funded project--Sand and granite mining are destroying the local coral reef and marine life, as well as the livelihood of 30,000 fishermen. Beachfront erosion will likely cause damages to coastal houses and hotels as well.
Climate Plans Put World on Track for Warming Above Agreed Limits
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Plan, UN, Climate Action Tracker, Climate Inaction )

Brian
- 14 hours ago - reuters.com
The Climate Action Tracker (CAT), compiled by scientists, said pledges so far put the world on track for average temperatures in the year 2100 three to four degrees Celsius (5.4 to 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than they were in pre-industrial time.
Cocoa Beach Students Help the Environment
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, students, teachers, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, humans, nature, oceans, protection, water, activists, children, culture, humans, interesting )

Barb
- 1 day ago - floridatoday.com
Environmental Awareness Day, March 7, was celebrated by Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High students who, along with teachers, volunteered their time that Saturday morning doing a beach clean up at the end of Minutemen Causeway and then going back to the...
Tell Congress: AmericaâEUR(TM)s Public Lands Are Not for Sale!
Environment  (tags: national parks, resources, nature, wilderness, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Republicans didnâEUR(TM)t campaign on getting rid of AmericaâEUR(TM)s public lands and national monuments in the last election, but they sure are acting like it.
Bird of the Week: Greater Sage-Grouse
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - abcbirds.org
Oil and gas development, overgrazing, sagebrush removal, invasive plants such as cheatgrass, and wind energy have degraded this bird's habitat. Greater Sage-Grouse also sometimes collide with barbed wire fences and guy wires, often with fatal consequences
Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Stop NestléâEUR(TM)s Illegal Water Extraction
Environment  (tags: water, Nestle, robbery, theft, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
This is unbelievable. An investigation by the Desert Sun newspaper has revealed that the Nestlé corporation has been illegally pumping water out of a Southern California national forest for its bottled water with a permit that expired 27 years ago.
ChinaâEUR(TM)s Disastrous Pollution Problem Is A Lesson For All
Environment  (tags: china, pollution, lesson, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - desmogblog.com
Chinese authorities, often reluctant to admit to the extent of any problem, can no longer deny the catastrophic consequences of rampant industrial activity and inadequate regulations.
 

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