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Tell EPA It's Time to Protect Kids From Drift
Environment  (tags: pesticides, children, EPA, regulations )

Kathryn
- 3 hours ago - action.panna.org
The US Environmental Protection Agency is accepting comments on a proposal to deal with drifting pesticides that doesn't go far enough to protect children and others at risk. This form letter makes it easy to comment for stronger protections.
Inside Sources Say Obama Will Reject Keystone XL Pipeline (With Video)
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, government, nature, kxl pipeline, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, XL pipeline )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - samuel-warde.com
According to Rolling Stone inside sources told Jeff Goodell President Obama will most likely say,"No" to the Keystone XL Piping.
Top 22 Benefits of Trees
Environment  (tags: trees, ecosystems, environment, forests, nature, green )

Jen
- 6 hours ago - treepeople.org
22 of the best reasons to plant and care for trees or defend a tree's standing
"Straight From the Horse's Mouth:" Former Oil Exec Says Fracking Not Safe
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Toxic, Contamination, Environmental Justice, Hydraulic Fracturing, Mobil executive, Fracking Not Safe )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
"In a message "straight from the horse's mouth," a former oil executive on Tuesday urged New York state to pass a ban on the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, saying, "it is not safe."
Get More Involved and Make a Difference for Animals & the World at Large
Environment  (tags: protection, conservation, nature, endangered, habitat, animals, Wildlife conservation, wildlife, environment, world )

Allie
- 11 hours ago - twitter.com
This twitter page is dedicated to the conservation of animals and their natural habitat. Petitions, service opportunities, and ideas are commonly posted. Please follow or just take a look at the page to help this great cause.
Jury Verdict: Nearly $3 Million in Texas Fracking Nuisance Case
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, FRACKING, globalwarming, GoodNews, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, water )

Kit
- 12 hours ago - truth-out.org
A jury in Dallas, TX today awarded $2.925 million to plaintiffs Bob and Lisa Parr, who sued Barnett shale fracking company Aruba Petroleum Inc. for intentionally causing a nuisance on the Parr's property which impacted their health and ruined [....]
Erin Brockovich Joins Vets to Rally Against DOJ's Position in Supreme Court Water Pollution Case
Environment  (tags: water pollution, toxic chemicals, ERIN BROCKOVICH, Camp Lejeune, veterans )

Laura
- 13 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, dozens of military veterans and watchdog groups rallied yesterday to voice frustration over the federal government's support of a known polluter in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case ...
Beverly Hills Becomes First City in California to Pass Fracking Ban
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, fracking, fracking ban, renewable energy )

Laura
- 14 hours ago - ecowatch.com
On Tuesday night, Beverly Hills became the first city in California to pass a ban on fracking and related extreme well stimulation techniques with a unanimous vote. The ordinance not only would make it unlawful to use hydraulic fracturing ...
Which '3 Little Pigs' House Would Survive a Volcano? Photo Gallery
Environment  (tags: building materials, houses, volcanoes, survival, photo gallery )

Beatrice
- 15 hours ago - news.discovery.com
The relative strengths of building materials in a wolf-induced windstorm are clear, thanks to the classic story of the Three Little Pigs. But how do basic buildings hold up in a more complex natural hazard such as a volcano? A new study assesses
President Obama's Newly Released Budget Makes Our Ocean a Priority ** Sign to Send Thanks ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, habitat, environment, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 15 hours ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
Here are some of the proposed budget highlights: More than doubling funding for ocean acidification research Investments to promote resilience in our ocean and coastal communities Increased funding ...
Save the Frogs! and Others Sue the City of San Francisco Over Sharp Park Activities
Environment  (tags: )

Freda Lee
- 16 hours ago - savethefrogs.com
The controversial Sharp Park Golf Course is once again in the news. Wild Equity Institute, Sequoia Audubon Society and Save the Frogs! have initiated legal action to force San Francisco to close down Sharp Park, to save endangered snake and frog species.
MICHELLE OBAMA: STAND UP FOR BEES IN THE WHITE HOUSE GARDEN AND BEYOND! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, healthconditions, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 16 hours ago - credomobilize.com
As our nation's first lady, and gardener-in-chief, please set an example for the nation by banning bee-killing pesticides from the White House gardens and urging the EPA and Congress to take swift action to protect bees and other pollinators....
Support Ocean Sanctuaries - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Support, ocean, sanctuaries, environment, turtles )

Marie
- 17 hours ago - greenpeace.org
Our oceans are in crisis. The amount of human needs and pressures to encourage the extinction of species and marine habitats such as marine fish, mangroves, sea grass and coral reefs.
El Nino Forecast Suggests Next Winter Will Be Warm
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, oceans, El Nino, world, environment, climate )

Michael
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
If the snow-shovelling marathons and constant cold weather alerts wore you down this winter, you'll be happy to hear this: Climatologists are predicting that next winter will probably be a warm one.
UK Petition - Sign Now for a Frack-Free UK
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, energy, environment, fracking, habitatdestruction, government, healthconditions, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, water )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Dear David Cameron, Please reconsider your position on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, immediately and instead champion clean energy sources which do not risk our global climate, the natural environment and our health.
'Little Progress' on Forest Protection Plan
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, protection, trees, wildlife, forests )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A global programme to reward developing countries for avoiding deforestation has made little headway, officials and conservationists say.
Is This Moth Beating Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, insects, moths, evolve )

Laura
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Finnish and U.S. scientists have an unsolved puzzle: good news when they expected bad news. They have invested 32 years studying the forest moths of Finnish Lapland to measure the effect of climate change--and at face value, there doesn't seem ...
Protect Rare Bird Species From Extinction
Environment  (tags: yellow-billed cuckoo )

Dan
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Protect the western yellow-billed cuckoo by designating it as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act
Gazprom Begins Shipping Arctic Oil
Environment  (tags: climate-change, oil )

Murielle
- 1 day ago - greenfudge.org
"If we do not stop this Arctic oil rush we risk not only the environment but our ability to shake off the power structures of the last century." - Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace's International Executive Director
Volcanic Island "Cannibalizes" Its Neighbor "Pac-Man" Style
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, oceans )

Frans
- 1 day ago - industrytap.com
While Chinese and Japanese politicians, military leaders and "scholars" continue their "spitting contest" over the "Diaoyo Islands" or "Senkaku Islands," depending on your point of view, a much more interesting phenomenon is occurring in the "Pacific ...
Plastic Bag Bans Spread Across U.S.
Environment  (tags: plastic bag bans, reusable bags, plastic pollution, litter )

Laura
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
In landfills and waterways, plastic is persistent, lasting for hundreds of years, breaking into smaller pieces and leaching out chemical components as it ages, but never fully disappearing. Animals that confuse plastic bags with food can end up ...
   

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