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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
- 9 minutes 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 ...
Reject Greens Hollow Coal Lease Application ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 47 minutes ago - secure3.convio.net
Send a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and tell her to reject the Greens Hollow coal lease in Utah. Your letter will also go to the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service, who are also involved in approving the lease.
Beverly Hills Becomes First City in California to Pass Fracking Ban
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, fracking, fracking ban, renewable energy )

Laura
- 1 hour 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
- 2 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
- 2 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 4 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.
China to Impose Tougher Penalties on Polluters in New Environmental Law
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, China, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - reuters.com
China on Thursday passed amendments to the country's environmental protection law that will impose tougher penalties on polluters in the most sweeping revisions to the law in 25 years.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Our Communities From Carbon Pollution
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, humans, protection, politics, water )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - change.org
Right now, coal-fired power plants can dump unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into the air we breathe, and they are the single largest source of this dangerous pollution in the US.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Destruction of Our Southeastern Forests for Fuel
Environment  (tags: trees, forests, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - change.org
Energy companies like Enviva exploit our beautiful southeastern wetland forests to produce wood pellets, then ship these pellets across the ocean so they can be burned for electricity in European power plants! Wetland forests are some of America's most en
Applaud Wetland Climate Change Initiative - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: New Orleans, wetland, initiative, sustainable )

Marie
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
A not-for-profit group is taking a stand against the effects of climate change in New Orleans. Common Ground Relief, based in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, is undertaking major projects in the bayou to patch the area now and sustain.
Scientists Watch Enormous Iceberg Drift Away From Antarctic Glacier
Environment  (tags: Antarctic, climate change, environment, glaciers, global warming, greenhouse gases, iceberg calving, interesting, nasa, news, Pine Island Glacier, science )

Kayleen
- 7 hours ago - foxnews.com
The iceberg -- bigger than the island of Guam -- broke off from the critical Pine Island Glacier, causing this important glacier to shrink far beyond its 30-year normal, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
El Nino Forecast Suggests Next Winter Will Be Warm
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, oceans, El Nino, world, environment, climate )

Michael
- 14 hours 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
- 14 hours 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
- 21 hours 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
- 23 hours 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 ...
P&G Pledges to Protect the Forest - Once It's Gone - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Rainforest, orangutans, tigers, proctor and gamble, palm oil, destruction )

Marie
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Procter & Gamble's suppliers have left a trail of destruction across vast stretches of Indonesia. Producers such as BW Plantation, KLK and Musim Mas have become synonymous with rainforest destruction and the killing of orangutans.
A Little-Known Toxic Threat 'Underfoot' in North Carolina
Environment  (tags: Coal ash )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Coal ash used as landfill is a 'silent, lurking issue that's not getting any attention'
This Earth Day Do One Simple Thing ACTION
Environment  (tags: water, farm animals, healthconditions, habitat, environment )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - pasadosafehaven.org
Washington Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations dispose of animal waste in ways that have devastating effects on our ground water, streams and oceans. The Department of Ecology regulates this practice through a permit system REQUIRED by the federal...
Plastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States
Environment  (tags: plastic, garbage, bag bans, bag fees )

Earth Pol
- 1 day ago - earth-policy.org
More than 20 million Americans live in communities with plastic bag bans or fees. And the number of plastic bags used per year will soon fall as more communities, including large cities like New York and Chicago, look for ways to reduce plastic litter.
Buy Toyota, Save the Earth? We Need To Reclaim Earth Day
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, Corporate Sponsorship, Corporate Corruption, #DirtyEnergy, Extraction, Climate Change, Tipping Point, All of the Above, Energy, Energy Policy, Disaster, Obama Administration, Reclaiming Earth Day, Activism, Grass Roots )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"In the face of rapid growth of dirty fuel extraction, climate change reaching a "tipping point" of no return, and a Dem. admin. that has embraced an "all of the above" energy strategy, we need a real, grassroots movement, free of corporate "solutions."
   

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