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Federal Judge Deals Win for 'Life-Giving Waters' Near Grand Canyon
Environment  (tags: Very Good News )

- 22 minutes ago -
A decision issued by a federal judge Tuesday is being cheered by conservation groups for protecting "life-giving waters" and the people and wildlife that depend on them from toxic uranium mining.
The Deep Sea Is Vast, Unexplored, and Incredibly Important
Environment  (tags: Deep Sea )

- 25 minutes ago -
Two hundred meters beneath the surface of the ocean, there exists an ecosystem of plants and animals that directly affect our day-to-day life on land.
Support the EPA's Biggest Action Ever on Climate Change ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Submit a public comment to the EPA today, and your voice will be part of the official record. Don't miss the chance to help make a huge impact on the fight for our planet's future -- fill out your information here to submit your public comment in support
Carbon Neutral and Sustainable Are Simply Not Enough
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, UN Climate Summit, Sustainability, Carbon Neutral, Toxic Capitalism, Sick Economy, Emissions, Consumerism )

- 2 hours ago -
"The reason we haven't solved our environmental problems is because we have environmentalists working on solutions to what is fundamentally a systemic economic problem."
Katharine Hayhoe: Climate Change Evangelist   video
Environment  (tags: Katharine Hayhoe, Associate Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, Texas Tech, Climate Scientist, Climate Change, Evangelical Christians )

- 4 hours ago -
"Katharine Hayhoe is Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas Tech University. She recently co-wrote a book with her husband about climate change from an Evangelical Christian perspective."
Moratorium Needed on Sydney Tree Clearing
Environment  (tags: trees, wildlife habitat, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 5 hours ago -
The sound of chainsaws is reverberating through bushland suburbs across Sydney and the Baird Government must put an end to it.
The Green Team   video
Environment  (tags: climate, animals, conservation, environment, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, science, wildlife, water )

- 7 hours ago -
Subtle yet sharp, the Eco Multi Faith version of Dragon's Den! A educational resource to encourage debate on the environment, free speech and faith
Environment  (tags: forest, coal mining, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

- 7 hours ago -
Help save India's precious forests from dirty and destructive coal. Tell Jual Oram to safeguard the rights of India's tribal and forest communities
45 Liters of Live Polio Virus Dumped in River By GSK
Environment  (tags: Health )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
Accidental poliovirus dump adds to GSK's production woes, GSK Bacteria Contaminated Vaccines Given to Babies, ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report, 160,000 Flu Shots Recalled: Particles Seen Floating in Vials, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Deals With Fallout
Reject Monsanto's New Dicamba Resistant Crops - Via Force Change Petitions
Environment  (tags: USDA, Monsanto, Dicamba, GMOs, Toxic Chemicals, Food, Health risks, Environmental destruction, Water, Air, Petition to sign )

- 9 hours ago -
Monsanto has recently submitted new GE soybeans and cotton to the USDA for approval that are resistant to the poisonous herbicide dicamba. The use of dicamba will only increase the toxicity and pollution of air, water, other species and the Earth.
How a Deadly Volcano Erupted in Japan Without Warning
Environment  (tags: world, weather, Sustainabililty, protection, nature, humans, habitat, climate, conservation, destruction, environment, volcano, eruption, prediction )

- 13 hours ago -
The eruption that killed more than 30 people this weekend was a shallow steam explosion that is nearly impossible to predict
Solar Energy Could Dominate Electricity By 2050
Environment  (tags: world, technology, study, society, research, science, scientists, news, humans, interesting, environment, climate, Sustainabililty, nature, solar energy )

- 13 hours ago -
Plummeting costs of the equipment to generate solar energy are helping
Over Half the World's Wildlife Gone Over Last 40 Years
Environment  (tags: animals, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitat destruction, humans, Latin America, world, WWF )

- 14 hours ago -
The world has lost 52 percent of its biodiversity since 1970, the World Wildlife Fund just announced in a study on the state of our planet. The toll was greatest in low-income countries, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
GE Wheat Contamination in Montana Proves GMOs Can't Be Controlled
Environment  (tags: GMO wheat contamination, USDA )

- 19 hours ago -
The USDA's response is to talk out of both sides of their mouth.
World Has Lost Half of Its Wildlife in 40 Years
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, habitat, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 21 hours ago -
Researchers from the Zoological Society of London looked at changes in populations of more than 3,000 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, tracking over 10,000 different populations.
On National Day of Maize in Mexico, Protecting the Sacred Plant
Environment  (tags: World, Rights, Mexico, Agroecology, Agriculture, Food )

- 22 hours ago -
The defense of corn is not just to preserve our sacred plant. It is also fundamental to sustaining Mexico as a living genetic reserve of important varieties of fruits and vegetables that feed humanity.
Nuclear Waste Tank OK'd to Keep Leaking for 1 Year - US News
Environment  (tags: Hanford Nuclear Reservation, plutonium, radioactive waste, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington State Department of Ecology, leaking nuclear waste tank )

- 22 hours ago -
A new deal allows a radioactive waste storage tank to continue leaking for more than a year before its contents are pumped out at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
Groups Condemn Federal Ruling on Cove Point LNG Export Facility
Environment  (tags: Cove Point LNG Export Facility, LNG, Liquified Natural Gas, FERC, Cove Point, Maryland, Federal Court, environmental groups, MA Gov. O'Malley, fracking )

- 1 day ago -
First LNG export facility ever built so close to so many homes, the first built in close proximity to Marcellus Shale fracking operations, and a potential trigger of more global warming pollution than all 7 of Maryland's existing coal-fired power plants
Monsanto's Toxic Roundup Herbicide Found in 75 Percent of Rain and Air Samples
Environment  (tags: Air quality, environmental destruction, News, toxic herbicide )

- 1 day ago -
Monsanto's Roundup herbicide is toxic, causes insect and weed immunity, and it has been found in 75 percent of air and rain test samples in at least one part of the United States.
The Netherlands Says "No" to Monsanto, Bans RoundUp Herbicide
Environment  (tags: Gardening, News, Sustainable Food, Herbicide )

- 1 day ago -
The Netherlands is the latest country, after Russia, Tasmania and Mexico, to say no to Monsanto. Starting at the end of 2015, the sale of glyphosate-based herbicides to private parties will be prohibited due to a recent decision by the Dutch Parliament
How Monsanto Is Turning An Island Paradise Into a GMO Wasteland
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, GMOs, Molokai, Hawaii, biotech, island, pesticides, cancer, genetically modified corn )

- 1 day ago -
Monsanto is conquering one of the world's most stunning utopias - and it's happening right under our noses. The company is turning the picturesque island of Molokai into a GMO laboratory, and it's treating the island's inhabitants as lab rats.
Noam Chomsky: How Climate Change Became a 'Liberal Hoax'   video
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, government, healthcare, humans, research, science, market society, economy )

- 1 day ago -
... atmosphere of anger, fear and hostility that currently reigns in America. The public's hatred of Democrats, Republicans, big business and banks and the public's distrust of scientists ... general disregard for the findings of "pointy-headed elitists."
The Explosive Debate Over A New Natural Gas Pipeline Through The Northeast
Environment  (tags: Pipeline, Natural Gas, LNG, Greenhouse Gas, Emissions, Climate Change, Environment, Northeast, Popular Resistance )

- 1 day ago -
"Northeast Energy Direct has drawn critics from across the states it impacts, especially for its large size, which many say allows it to ship more gas into the Northeast than the region needs. "
Reject Monsanto's New Pesticide-Resistant Crops - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
These new crops are resistant to the herbicide dicamba. If approved by the USDA, millions more pounds of dicamba will be sprayed on crops in the United States, polluting food, water, and air.
Unearthed: Can This GMO Save Our Oceans?
Environment  (tags: Fish, Overharvesting, Depopulation, Omega 3s, Fish Oil, EPA, DHA, Genetic Modification, GMO, Yeast )

- 1 day ago -
"A necessary nutrient. A limited source. A growing population. If we can grow EPA and DHA in the lab without having to catch any fish at all, isn't that a boon for mankind?"
.Stop Syngenta's Bee-Toxic Plan - To Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: Bees, toxic bees, pesticides, syngenta, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Pesticide corporation Syngenta is pushing EPA to allow even more use of one of its bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides, thiamethoxam.
Center for Biological Diversity Tell EPA to Fix Its Clean Power Plan
Environment  (tags: power plants, pollution, climate-change, renewable energy, conservation, destruction, animals, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, government, humans, nature, politics, protection, research )

- 1 day ago -
A new EPA plan to rein in polluting power plants using the Clean Air Act carries promise, but it doesn't yet have the teeth to turn back the tide on climate change.
First Floating Solar Farm Built in UK
Environment  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Berkshire project owners to target water utilities with scheme to cut energy bills, reports BusinessGreen
Alaska in Distress With Greed   video
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, climate, ecosystems, climatechange, environment, destruction, healthconditions, globalwarming, habitat, wildlife, protection, healthconditions, trees, Sustainabililty, stae-owned, weather, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
This is a destruction and have fought this so long! Obama said No then said yes. I know Care2 people will be upset with this but Politicians should take care of Creatures and the Environment, then you take care of People!
Protest - Activists Arrested for Defendingthese Ancient Trees - Rainforest Rescue
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, forests, environment, globalwarming, climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
Help us send a loud and clear signal to save Areng Valley once and for all. Please sign our petition to Powerchina in Beijing.

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