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Protect Oregonians From Aerial Herbicide Sprays PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, humans, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - cbd.salsalabs.com
Take action below -- urge your legislators to support this important new bill and protect Oregonians from indiscriminate aerial spraying.
We Need Strong Oil Train Safety Standards Now PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
In January, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it was delaying final safety rules designed to protect Americans from trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels through our communities every day.
Thank President Obama for Protecting Browns Canyon, Pullman and Honouliuli PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
President Obama has announced three new national monuments -- Browns Canyon in Colorado, the historic Pullman neighborhood in Chicago, and Honouliuli Internment Camp on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu!
A New Documentary on Air Pollution Has Struck a Chord With Millions of Chinese Viewers.
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, smog in China, social media, documentary, protection, politics, humans )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - onearth.org
Published online Saturday, the film sent environmental stocks in China soaring on Monday and has already racked up more than 150 million views on websites like Youku (ChinaâEUR(TM)s YouTube).
OUTRAGEOUS! The XL Stands for "Extra Litigation"
Environment  (tags: TransCanada, legal actions, Keystoen XL Pipeline, law, pollution, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - onearth.org
TransCanada says if the United States doesnâEUR(TM)t approve the Keystone XL pipeline, it might sue under NAFTA.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Purchase for Wisconsin Land Conservation
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, humans, habitat, water, trees, conservation )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Known as the Brule-St. Croix Legacy Forest, the nearly 66,000-acre forest contains 80 ponds and 14 miles of streams. The multi-million dollar purchase now protects the land from development as well as creates a natural corridor for wildlife by connecting
Derrick Jensen: Confronting Industrialism: If You Can't Clean It Up, Don't Make It!
Environment  (tags: insanity, waste, destruction, ecocide, climatechange, habitat, pollution, nature )

El
- 5 hours ago - theecologist.org
Physical reality is always more important than how we rationalize it. And the truth is that this culture is based on privatizing benefits and externalizing costs. In other words, on exploiting others and leaving messes behind.
Coal Mine Proposal Withdrawn
Environment  (tags: Canada, Vancouver Island, coal mining, mines, win )

Anne
- 17 hours ago - theglobeandmail.com
company has backed out of the B.C. environmental assessment for the proposed Raven coal mine not because itâEUR(TM)s environmentally risky, but because there is so much public misunderstanding about the project. 16 million tons a year from Vancouver Island
Climate Change Is Messing With Leaves, and Leaves Are Messing Back
Environment  (tags: new study, leaf life cycles, climate change, world vegetation patterns )

Judy
- 17 hours ago - grist.org
Between 1981 and 2012, the timing of leaf emergence ("leaf-on") and death ("leaf-off) apparently "changed severely" on 54% of the planet's land surface.
Give Polar Bears More Than a Snowball's Chance
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, polar bears, endangered, animals, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 20 hours ago - act.alaskawild.org
While Shell recently announced plans to drill in AmericaâEUR(TM)s Arctic Ocean this summer, the Obama administration has continued to set the stage for future oil drilling in the region.
Ancient 'Lost City' Home to a Vanished Civilisation Found Deep in Jungles of Honduras
Environment  (tags: Honduras, lost civilisation, rainforest, monkey children )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
The jungle-choked remains of a "lost city", abandoned by a mysterious civilisation several centuries ago and long fabled for reports of its gold and "monkey children", have been uncovered in the depths of the rainforests of Honduras.
AK Steel, Stop Dumping Toxic Chemicals Into the Ohio River
Environment  (tags: water contamination, water pollution, Water Quality, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2013 industries dumped 23 million pounds of chemicals into the Ohio River, making it the most polluted body of water in the United States for the 7th year in a row. But one company alone, AK Steel, released 73% of those chemicals.
Chile Volcano Eruption Sends Lava Shooting Into the Sky - ABC News
Environment  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 1 day ago - abcnews.go.com
Chile's Villarrica volcano erupted overnight, sending lava shooting into the night sky.
Surprise Findings From Berkeley Lab X-Ray Study of San Andreas Fault Rock Sample
Environment  (tags: destruction, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, conservation, ecosystems, endangered )

MmAwayNow
- 1 day ago - newscenter.lbl.gov
As everyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area knows, the Earth moves under our feet. But what about the stresses that cause earthquakes? How much is known about them? THERE are live links here for anyone to click on.
Global Warming Upped Heat Driving CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Drought
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, globalwarming, globalwarming, conservation )

MmAwayNow
- 1 day ago - climatecentral.org
Despite a recent influx of snow and rain this past weekend, extremely low snow pack in the Sierra Nevada has conspired with warm temperatures to keep the state...More at site!
Congress as a Little Pill Gone Bad
Environment  (tags: )

Bob
- 1 day ago - bobincascadia.blogspot.com
There are times when we have to acknowledge the true depth of the fecal matter we are swimming in and who is responsible for our current state. And then it is time to take a deep breath and do something about it.
Sea Levels Along The Northeast Rose Almost 4 Inches In Just 2 Years: Study
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, NOAA, Nat'l Oceanic, Atmospheric Administration, US, Northeast Coast )

Brian
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
As Oceans Become Killing Field, Fish We Eat Dwindle
Environment  (tags: fish, oceans, killing fields )

Angela
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
The oceans have become a killing field. Thanks to giant trawlers armed with technology and massive nets, the seas are running low on the fish we like to eat, like halibut and cod, making room for the ones we don't like.
Nepal Official Says Human Waste on Mt. Everest a Major Health, Environmental Problem
Environment  (tags: Mt. Everest, waste dump )

Angela
- 1 day ago - inquisitr.com
Mount Everest may now be known as not only the highest mountain peak in the world but also the highest dump in the world.
   

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