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Bird of the Week: Black-and-White Warbler
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - abcbirds.org
Black-and-white Warblers are still common, though Breeding Bird Surveys indicate a slow and gradual decline in population over the past 50 years. This biggest threat to this forest species is habitat fragmentation,
Rock Paintings in National Parks Spark Probe, Anger
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - seattletimes.com
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked an investigation by authorities and a furor online.
Brazil Declares New Protected Area Larger Than Delaware
Environment  (tags: conservation, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Earlier this week, the Brazilian government announced the declaration of a new federal reserve deep in the Amazon rainforest
Experts 'Stunned' at How Fast Oceans Are Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ocean warming, study, climate, protection, nature, oceans, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - theecologist.org
Southern hemisphere oceans are warming at double the expected rate, a new study has found
TAKE ACTION NOW! PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Tell KLK to Leave Collingwood Bay Immediately
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestaton, indigenous peoples irghts, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, nature, humans, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, government, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - ran.org
KLK's intentions to develop palm oil in Collingwood Bay threaten not only to disrupt local communities but also to destroy pristine rainforests.
Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: refinery towns, air pollution, Big Oil, oil refineries, toxic emissions, EPA, petition )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills, especially our vulnerable children. Please join with us in supporting efforts to ensure refineries clean up their act and our air...
Gulf Restoration Group Sue Feds Over Misuse of BP Disaster Restoration Funds
Environment  (tags: Alabama, Convention Center, BP, Gulf restoration funds, damaged ecosystem, lawsuit, Gulf Restoration Group, Natural Resource Damage Trustee, Earthjustice )

Judy
- 6 hours ago - earthjustice.org
Alabama and Feds approve millions for beachfront convention center. The Alabama convention center is a shocking misuse of restoration dollars that could provide much needed resources to the Gulf's damaged ecosystem.
Bouncing Baby Voles Bring New Hope for One of North America's Most Endangered Mammals
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, conservation, climate, protection, water )

Chris
- 6 hours ago - blm.gov
Biologists recently determined that the endangered Amargosa vole had an 82% chance of going extinct within the next five-years, if immediate management actions were not taken to rescue the tiny rodent living precariously in the rare marshes of the Mojave
Help Save Utah's Greater Canyonlands
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, Grand Canyons, Sustainabililty, animals, government, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Carol Joa
- 6 hours ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
When Franklin Roosevelt first proposed to protect Utah's canyon country in 1936, he envisioned a 4.5-million-acre area. But when Congress finally designated Canyonlands National Park in 1964, political pressure had whittled it down to just 257,000 acres.
Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: destruction, wildlife, wetlands, Native Plants, Native Animals )

Carol Joa
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
A lagoon is home to a variety of native plant and animal species. However, a proposed boat launch development project threatens the lagoon and its surrounding wetland. Take action now to save this unique estuary from development.
Site C Proposal Puts Treaty Commitments to the Test
Environment  (tags: awa, commitments, First Nations chiefs, Ottawa, Government, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - davidsuzuki.org
First Nations chiefs recently travelled to Ottawa to urge the federal government to pull the plug on the costliest infrastructure project in the country.
Say "No" to Unsafe Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean! ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, arctic drilling, wildlife, polar bears, penguins, climate-change, habitat destruction, food source destruction, animals )

Nancy
- 12 hours ago - act.oceana.org
We can't stand back and watch while a potential oil spill threatens to put Arctic Ocean ecosystems at risk. Say "No" to unsafe oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
Give Frank a Break ACTION ALL
Environment  (tags: wildlife, petitions, oceans, plastic pollution, fish, marine life, eternal plastic, habitat, ecosystems, humor, environment, destruction )

Nancy
- 12 hours ago - marineconservation.org.au
The Australian Marine Conservation Society has joined forces with comedian Frank Woodley to take on the ocean's biggest killer. With his true comic genius Frank sets out to catch a fish, but his catch is no laughing matter...
From Bar Fights to Wars How Climate Change Fuels Violence
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, violence, protection, world, humans )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - ecowatch.com
a new report comes to a striking conclusion: that climate change most likely is a strong factor in spiking rates of violence of all kinds, ranging from bar fights to wars.
*** Success! A Blueprint for Collaboration on Utah's Public Lands ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, forests, environment, habitat, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 16 hours ago - grandcanyontrust.org
In a ceremony at the Utah State Capitol today, conservation groups, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah), and officials from Daggett County and the State of Utah announced a landmark agreement on public lands protection. The plan would result in new...
Fracking a Nuclear Plant in the Barnett Shale
Environment  (tags: Sustainabililty, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, government, habitatdestruction )

John
- 1 day ago - texassharon.com
fracking near the Squaw Creek Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant and right under the Squaw Creek dam. If fracking near a dam might cause a "catastrophic event," what might fracking near a nuclear plant and under a dam cause?
Oceans Could Lose $1 Trillion in Value Due to Acidification
Environment  (tags: ocean acidification )

Michael
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
This month, the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity released a report updating the impacts of ocean acidification on marine life.
Clean Water, a Smart Investment
Environment  (tags: clean water )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
A new report, commissioned by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, found that cleaning up local waterways in the Chesapeake Bay region would provide nearly $130 billion annually in economic benefits.
The Modern Outback
Environment  (tags: The Outback )

Michael
- 1 day ago - pewtrusts.org
Nature, people and the future of remote Australia
Beef, Palm Oil, Soy, and Wood Products From 8 Countries Responsible for 1/3 of Forest Destruction
Environment  (tags: Deforestration )

Michael
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Four commodities produced in just eight countries are responsible for a third of the world's forest loss, according to a new report. Download the PDF in the article.
New Mega Mine Proposed for Indonesia
Environment  (tags: Mining )

Michael
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Mine located near and within pristine forest, company asserts precautions will be taken to protect surrounding environment - Oh Sure They Will
A New Link: Punish Man for Brutally Murdering Wolves
Environment  (tags: abuse, Animal Welfare, endangered, conservation, crime, habitat, protection, wildlife, slaughter, killing, animal cruelty, animal advocates, animal rights, ecosystems, habitat, nature, habitat )

Lidia
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
a self-proclaimed "wolf hater" purposely killed one wolf and broke the leg of another with a van. Mercilessly, the man posted the incident, along with photographs of the atrocity, to his Facebook page. Many people who visited the man's page were outraged
The Anthropocene Is Here, Whether Geologists Make It Official or Not
Environment  (tags: Anthopocene, Anthropogenic Climate Disruption, Climate Change, Sixth Mass Extinction, Emissions, Sea Level Rise, Declining Wildlife Populations )

Brian
- 1 day ago - grist.org
"The sixth mass extinction, a remarkable build-up of atmospheric carbon dioxide, rapid sea-level rise, and the halving of the world's wildlife populations -- all human-caused -- prove that the Anthropocene is upon us."
So You Think We're Reducing The Use Of Coal? -- Think Again
Environment  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Demand, Energy Consumption, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Natural Gas, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 1 day ago - forbes.com
"If you think we've been doing a reasonable job of curbing fossil fuel use in our electricity production you are sadly mistaken. While coal use in America and Europe has leveled, growth in coal use worldwide is increasing dramatically."
Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development
Environment  (tags: lagoon, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Save a precious spot of a lagoon from development meant to increase boat traffic. Sign this petition to urge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny the proposal for the Oslo boat ramp and development project.
Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - ForceChange - PETITION
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, humans, endangered )

Jean
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development. The project seeks to create an asphalt parking lot, paved road, and dredged channel for large boats to gain access to the area.
   

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