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CNBC Names Israeli Air App One of 'World's Hottest'
Environment  (tags: Israeli app, environment, air pollution, app )

David
- 10 minutes ago - timesofisrael.com
Pollution monitor BreezoMeter, which aims to help you choose a place to live where it's safe to breathe, garners plaudits. see video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KDOl_HnKIk
Best Buy Is Wasting Ancient Forests
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, endangered, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, trees, Paper Products, paper )

Sara
- 1 hour ago - e-activist.com
Please stop destroying forests by making sure the paper you are buying comes from sustainable sources. I am asking you to adopt a paper procurement policy that supports healthy forests and healthy communities.
Best Buy Is Wasting Ancient Forests - Tell Them They Can Do Better
Environment  (tags: Ancient forests, Canada, better but, sustainable, trees, paper )

Scooby
- 2 hours ago - e-activist.com
But there's this one thing that's been happening for hundreds of years, and in 2014 it's not just out-dated it's senseless: companies making throw-away flyers that waste ancient forests.
Time to Use Green Building Materials
Environment  (tags: sustainable buildings, green building products )

Selim
- 2 hours ago - greentech.center
3 billion tons of natural resources every year was used for construction. Time for green building materials.
How Oil Ate the Heart of North Dakota
Environment  (tags: greed, pollution, habitat, fracking Bakken, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics, protection )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - grist.org
Nothing completes a quiet morning drinking coffee and reading the paper like a multi-part investigative saga of pollution and the fracking boom in North Dakot
Dr. Rima E. Laibow: Now a Crime in Japan to Speak of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Effects - YouTube
Environment  (tags: Fukushima, pollution, world, Sustainabililty, water, humans, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, radia-active )

Earths
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
If we really think about that threat and use our common sense thinking, What is going on there that is so horrible or is it that bad they must shut down the media, they must blackmail ppl not to talk about it. What's really going on over there?
Activist/Author Generates $300,000+ in Fight Against TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - ecowatch.com
TransCanada's hopes that its proposed Energy East pipeline to carry Alberta tar sands bitumen oil across the Canadian continent for export could escape the negative attention and backlash that has blocked its Keystone XL pipeline
Help Us Turn the Tide! .
Environment  (tags: Barrier reef, dumping, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 4 hours ago - act.wwf.org.au
The tide is turning on the decision makers responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's future, with a groundswell of public opinion and scientific fact supporting a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the Reef's waters.
Polluting Industries Say Sky Is Falling as EPA Proposes Stronger Ozone Standards
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, pollution, world )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - ecowatch.com
These days we hear a lot about greenhouse gases--carbon and methane--and not so much about ozone. B
Suncor Energy: Don't Destroy Canada's Most Important River!
Environment  (tags: rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 5 hours ago - act.watchdog.net
The Athabasca River is an essential ecosystem for hundreds of species of fish, birds and other wildlife, not to mention the drinking and farming water for miles around.
'Fake Environmentalists' Battle for Istanbul's Last Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, preservation, city space, green, TUrkey, protection, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - theecologist.org
Another battle for one of Istanbul's increasingly rare green spaces is raging
California Drought Puts a Chill on L.A. Pool Time
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, drought, California Drought, conservation )

Angela
- 6 hours ago - latimes.com
Last week, when icy air and heaps of snow blasted most of the U.S., it was still possible to walk around in shorts and a T-shirt here in L.A. -- and worry about a sunburn. Newscasters kept noting that there were freezing temperatures in all 50 states, but
Save Old Forest From Logging
Environment  (tags: Old forest, growth, logging, Canada, environment, trees, petition )

Scooby
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Upper Walbran Valley is home to some of the largest and oldest trees in Canada and though it is surrounded by protected areas, it does not benefit from protections itself. About 75 percent of the valley's southern coast has already been deforested.
Save Endangered Whales From Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: Endangered, whales, Oil Spills, Atlantic, Florida, Delaware, petition )

Scooby
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
We have to act now to save one of the world's most endangered whales from Big Oil. President Obama recently gave oil companies the green light to explore for oil off the Atlantic Coast, from Delaware to Florida. This means seismic testing.
Save the Last Wolverines From Extinction.TRAGIC TO LOSE SUCH A VALUABLE SPECIE!!!
Environment  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, destruction, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Despite a unanimous recommendation by scientists that the wolverine be listed as threatened under the ESA the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has scrapped plans to protect this imperiled mammal. ANY EXTINCTION MEANS HUMAN SURVIVAL IS AFFECTED too!!
'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: Super frack )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Between April 2010 and December 2013, these 261 wells consumed 3.3 billions of water between them, a average of 12.7 million gallons each. And 14 of the wells topped 20 million gallons each.
Protect Endangered Bats GIVE THE LONG-EARED BATS A CHANCE TO SURVIVE!
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, government, healthconditions, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
The biggest threat to northern long-eared bats is a fast-spreading fungal disease called white-nose syndrome. The epidemic has killed over seven million bats so far -- it disrupts hibernation and has almost completely wiped out northern long-eared bats.SAD
Ban Plastic Bags Nationwide.PLASTIC IS DESTROYING BOTH HUMANS AND ANIMALS..BAN IT
Environment  (tags: animals, CO2emissions, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
California will soon become one of the first states in the country to completely ban plastic bags. The state has realized the severe problem that plastic bags present to our environment and our wildlife, and have finally committed to banning it entirely.
Ban Styrofoam in the United States.WE ARE KILLING OURSELVES INTENTIONALLY!!!
Environment  (tags: environment, government, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, water )

Rose ann
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
Polystyrene packaging, otherwise known as styrofoam, is used in various restaurants as plates or cups. But according to scientists, styrofoam contains harmful chemicals and the material should be banned to protect our health. Despite these warnings.BAN IT
Take the Deforestation Free Holiday Shopping Pledge
Environment  (tags: Shopping, pledge, deforestation, fashion, clothing )

Scooby
- 23 hours ago - ran.org
This holiday shopping season, stand for forests by telling retailers and manufacturers that there's only one way to earn your dollars -- by standing for the planet.
Snow Swallows Buffalo: Because, Climate Change!
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, science, Sustainabililty, weather )

Jessica
- 1 day ago - yourenergyblog.com
This was probably the most intense lake-effect storm in history! Here's the million-dollar question a lot of people have asked: is this monumental weather event related to global climate change? Or, is it just a freak of nature?
Sign the Petition to Tanzania's President, Jakaya Kikwete.
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, humans rights, endangered, Habitat Destruction, government, humans, nature, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
Officials Have "Admitted Failure" at Fukushima Plant -- Giving Up on Attempts "to Prevent Highly Contaminated Water From Pouring
Environment  (tags: Fukushima, japan, healthconditions, nuclear plants, power plants )

Earths
- 1 day ago - enenews.com
Japan Times, Nov 22, 2014 (emphasis added): Tepco fails to halt toxic water inflow at Fukushim admitted failure Friday in its bid to halt the flow of toxic water into underground tunnels alongside the ocean... Some 11,000 tons of highly radioactivity
Acid Maps Reveal Worst of Climate Change
Environment  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, science, research, protection, pollution, nature, humans, globalwarming, environment, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, climate-change, acid maps, carbon, fossilized sunshine )

Darren
- 1 day ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Much of the change in climate change is happening to the ocean. It's not just the extra heat hiding within the waves. The seven seas also absorb a big share of the carbon dioxide released by burning the fossilized sunshine known as coal, natural gas and
Special Alert' Issued for Major Dam Upstream of US Nuclear Plants
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, pollution, destruction, environment, radia-active, oceans, habitat )

Earths
- 1 day ago - enenews.com
Muddy seepage coming up near foundation -- Cause of sinkhole and 'mysterious' discharges unknown after weeks of analysis -- Newspaper: "Hopefully, it isn't catastrophic" -- Officials working around clock, submarines and ground-penetrating radar in use (VIDEO
Fracking Water Injected Into Clean Aquifers
Environment  (tags: Health )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - nbcbayarea.com
In a time when California faces an historic drought, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has uncovered that state officials allowed oil and gas companies to pump billions of gallons of waste water into protected aquifers.
Shell Lawsuit Against Environmental Groups Ruled Unconstitutional
Environment  (tags: Arctic drilling, Shell lawsuit, environmental groups, ecosystems, environment, habitat destruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
"Shell is not equipped to handle offshore drilling in some of the world's most treacherous waters, and we'll continue to do all we can to stop them from endangering the precious wildlife and local fishing economies that they're putting at risk."
Ensure Renewable Energy Development Gives Back to the Environment
Environment  (tags: water, world, health conditions, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, habitat, GoodNews, nature, oceans, protection, research, science, trees, wildlife, animals )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"Stand with organizations such as The Wilderness Society in urging Congress to ensure that renewable energy projects don't compromise our environment: Support the passing of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act."
   

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