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Stop Clearcutting the Tongass National Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, animals, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, trees, wildlife, Sustainabililty )

Joyce
- 18 minutes ago - sierra.force.com
The Tongass National Forest in Alaska is AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest forest. The United States Forest Service is allowing industrial scale clearcutting on thousands of acres of old growth forest and proposes a plan to keep doing it for 15 years.
Preserve Sacred Apache Land PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 6 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Fracking waste can contain chemicals, metals and known carcinogens like benzene, which would normally mean the waste is hazardous. But state (and federal) exemptions mean oil and gas waste isn't defined as hazardousâEUR"or properly analyzed, tracked,
Thank the EPA for Helping Protect Us From Harmful Air Pollution PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, pollution, protection )

Anna
- 6 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Fracking-related air pollution puts our families and the environment at risk.
The Shocking Cowspiracy Continues PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 7 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Sign our letter to the Environmental Protection Agency asking why the meat and dairy industries get a free pass from reporting their greenhouse gas emissions
Urge Your Representatives to Support Keeping Dirty Fuels in the Ground! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 7 hours ago - sierra.force.com
Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) has unveiled a new bill that would keep dirty fuels in the ground where they belong. His bill would end all new leases of coal, oil and gas on our public lands, and end renewals for non-producing leases
Save the Salmon: Stand Against the LNG Terminal on Lelu Island PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Right now there is a proposal to build a LNG (light natural gas) terminal on Lelu Island, BC. Lelu Island is situated at the mouth of the Skeena River, the second largest salmon bearing waterway in BC.
Stop Old-Growth Clear-Cutting in the Tongass National Forest! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last year the U.S. Forest Service approved the Big Thorne timber sale in the Tongass National ForestâEUR"the largest, most destructive old-growth clear-cutting project in more than 20 years.
Documents Indicate Chemical Leaks at U.S. Base Have Polluted Okinawa Water Supply
Environment  (tags: usa, dishonesty, environment, Okinawa, US base, water supply, pollution, toxins )

Naoko
- 12 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
U.S. documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that lax safety standards at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa may be to blame for the recent contamination of local drinking water sources.
Supreme Court Just Gave Obama the Middle Finger
Environment  (tags: world, weather, politics, globalwarming )

O O
- 20 hours ago - rightwingnews.com
Supreme Court basically gave Obama the middle finger on his climate change initiatives. Democrats,the Left,are screaming how this will kill thousands of children. They always use children as human shields when they want their way,it's not worki
Reef Shark Killed in Sabah Protected Park
Environment  (tags: Reef Shark )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - news.asiaone.com
I was wondering how long before this would start occurring.
PETITION - Save the Pallid Sturgeon By Removing Constrictive Dam
Environment  (tags: pallid sturgeon, dam construction, fish migration, endangered fish, Habitat preservation, environmental protection, river health, river ecosystems )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The pallid sturgeon is fighting extinction due to a loss of habitat. An old, unnecessary dam on the Yellowstone River in Intake, Montana is currently blocking the upstream migration of adult pallid sturgeon, an endangered species of ray-finned fish...
A Game-Changer for the Amazon
Environment  (tags: A game-changer for the Amazon, rainforest destruction, rainforest protection, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, humans, animals global warming climate change )

Peter
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
To Presidents of Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil: As global citizens, we are deeply concerned about climate change and the rapid devastation of the Amazon forest. We urge you to work in consultation with indigenous communities about Amazon Rainforest!
Israeli Aid Workers Help Flood~Stricken English City   video
Environment  (tags: Israel, aid, flood, North Yorkshire, UK, help, assistance, climate, environment, globalwarming, water, weather )

Gemma
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
IsraAid agency praised by local residents, officials for heartwarming effort, flying thousands of miles to help Yorkshire.
Federal Judge Sentences Lumber Liquidators to Probation, $13 Million in Fines for Smuggling Timber
Environment  (tags: lumber liquidators, illegal, smuggling timber, Lacey Act, trees, forests, fines )

Marcia
- 1 day ago - sierraclub.org
This agreement, reached by the company and federal prosecutors, represents the largest fine ever issued under the Lacey Act, a landmark environmental law banning the import of illegally sourced timber. Link at bottom to thank Obama administration.
PETITION - Help Support America's Greatest Natural Resource
Environment  (tags: natural resources, coastal zones, ocean conservation, Marine Wildlife, marine biodiversity, responsible behaviour, prevention of damages, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
President Obama just released his draft budget for running the country in 2017. Ocean Conservancy is really excited to see that this budget includes funding ocean conservation projects! His budget underscores the importance of coastal resiliency,...
PETITION - Save England's Ancient Forests
Environment  (tags: uk, Ancient forests, Woodland conservation, forest protection, CO2emissions, Habitat preservation, wildlife losses, forest protection laws, ecosystems, responsible behaviour )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Under a current plan, 33 forests will be cleared, disturbed or reduced to accommodate a new railway line, with an additional 34 seeing secondary impacts. HS2, or High Speed Two, is a £56 billion high-speed rail system currently in development in the...
Tell FDEP To Present Facts Not Fracks
Environment  (tags: environment, fracking )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Help send them the message by sigining a petition to FDEP Secretary Jon Steverson
WHILE FLINT DRINKS POISON, NESTLÃ? IS PUMPING 200 GALLONS OF FRESH WATER OUT OF MICHIGAN EVERY MINUTE
Environment  (tags: Nestle )

Michael
- 1 day ago - community.sumofus.org
What fricking arrogant useful clown approved this monstrosity? Nestle, the company everyone should boycott and all their subsidiaries.
Welcome to the United States of Flint
Environment  (tags: Toxic Crisis )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
AmericaâEUR(TM)s Coast-to-Coast Toxic Crisis
   

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