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PROTESTERS DECRY 'FEEDING FRENZY' OF AFRICAN MINING INVESTORS
Environment  (tags: animals, forests, humans, nature, wildlife, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, protection, trees, water, weather, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, globalwarming, environment, climate-change )

Rituraj
- 5 hours ago - alert-conservation.org
Africa has become a feeding ground for foreign investors hoping to strike it rich by exploiting the continent's mineral resources. Each year, hundreds of billions of dollars are pouring into African nations for mining projects.
BASIC Instinct: After China, Brazil Signs US-Driven Climate Deal; Will India Travel Its Own Path?
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, protection, government, oceans, world, wildlife, weather, water, trees )

Rituraj
- 6 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The BASIC nations (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) may be presenting themselves as a united bloc, but the group appears to be gradually losing its sting on the climate change front.
P Set To Pay Largest Environmental Fine in US History for Gulf Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: GUlf Oil Spill, Penalties for BP, BP Gulf spill, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, water )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - motherjones.com
The British company will pay $18.7 billion to be divided among affected states, and earmarked for cleanup projects.
Trouble at Mendocino Redwood Company
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, humans, nature, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, climate-change, environment, forests, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Michael
- 11 hours ago - theava.com
Tree-killer conflict politics. Mendocino/Humboldt redwoods hired a SierraPacific mgr who might be instituting more damaging policies in this less-destructive, more environmentally tractable corp. (SP, Red Emmerson, alone chops 1/50th of California)
Take Action - BP Has Finally Paid Up
Environment  (tags: BP, oil, spill, money, gulf, conservation )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
The BP settlement agreement of $18.7 billion is big news and an important step toward restoration of the Gulf of Mexico.
Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon exploitation, conservation, protection, Sustainabililty, destructive development )

Sabine
- 15 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true. The New York Times spotlighted major developments that would devastate the canyon's wild nature, beauty, and overall health.
Protect Marine Mammals: Stop Shell's Reckless Arctic Drilling
Environment  (tags: Artic, shell, drilling, marine mammals, environment, pollution, oceans, fishes )

Scooby
- 16 hours ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
If an oil disaster happened in the Arctic, it could be a disaster for marine mammals. Tell Secretary Jewell: Stop risky arctic drilling now!
The West Is Literally On Fire, And The Impacts Could Be Widespread
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, globalwarming, healthconditions, pollution, water, trees, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, animals, healthconditions, nature, wildlife )

MmAWAY
- 19 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
As expected, the 2015 wildfire season has meant more bad news for drought-stricken Western states. As of June 30, 45 wildfires large active wildfires burned from Alaska down to Arizona and as far west as Colorado.
An End to Great Barrier Reef Dumping Is Imminent
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 19 hours ago - worldwildlife.org
Thanks to the support of hundreds of thousands of people around the world, weâEUR(TM)re one giant step closer to protecting one of the EarthâEUR(TM)s most beautiful and lively places....
Restore and Protect the Lands and Waters of the Yakima River Basin
Environment  (tags: drought effects, Water Quality, water supply, protected area, Restoring fish habitat, conservation, Sustainabililty )

Sabine
- 22 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
As with with in many places in the West this year, a warm winter with a meager snowpack has led to a drought for Washington's Yakima River Basin, which will be painful for fish, farms, and the local economy. To fight the problem - instead of fighting one
Tell UPS: Drop Climate-Denying ALEC
Environment  (tags: government, ethics, usa, climate-change, world, energy, environment )

Julie
- 1 day ago - sierra.force.com
Tell UPS: drop climate-denying ALEC.
Urge the Victorian Government to Cancel All Coal Permits to Help Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: victoria, australia, government, Tony Abbott, coal, climate, environment, CO2emissions, globalwarming, green, pollution )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Four new licences to explore for coal in Victoria have been approved by the new state government, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.
ACTION PLEASE: Leave the Oil in the Ground
Environment  (tags: Amazon, oil, Pope, protection )

Dimitris
- 1 day ago - amazonwatch.org
Call on Pope Francis to continue his efforts to save our climate and urge President Correa and Petroamazonas to leave the oil in the ground in Yasuni.
Water Use for Fracking Has Skyrocketed, Stressing Drought-Ridden States
Environment  (tags: Water shortage )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Fracking operations in the U.S. have gotten thirstier in the last 15 years, consuming more than 28 times the water they did a mere 15 years ago.
Wild Rivers, Rare Beauty, a Threatened Landscape. Protect!
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, environment, endangered, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world, politics, habitat, forests, nature )

Michael
- 1 day ago - kalmiopsiswildrivers.org
Although OR and Nor CA Housemembers introduced a bill to protect these wild rivers from British mining, it will take huge support from US Senate and House to protect the rivers of the Kalmiopsis. Videos and petition link
Papua Into Greedy Agribusiness
Environment  (tags: foreforests, conservation, animals, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, agribusiness, trees, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - salviamolaforesta.org
President Joko Widodo had promised before his election, to protect the forest and defend the rights of indigenous peoples. We ask him to keep his promise and preserve the unique landscapes of Papua.
"Top Predator" Humans Causing Catastrophic Ecosystem Shifts: Study
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, world )

Rituraj
- 1 day ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Never before has a single species become the top predator on land and sea, and human dominance over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems unprecedented in the last 500 million years, researchers said on Tuesday.
   

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