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Tell the Obama Administration: No More Drilling in the Gulf
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, drilling, oceans, wildlife, conservation, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, government, water )

- 1 day ago -
Instead of protecting the Gulf, the Obama Administration wants to turn it over to Fossil Fuel Empires. We need your help to stop it!
Tell the President of Indonesia to Stamp Out Illegal Burning, Come Out a Concrete Solution on How to Educate, Control and Preven
Environment  (tags: palm oil industry, destruction of rainforest, environmental hazard, pollution, palm oil waste, ecosystems, politics )

- 23 hours ago -
Smog fueled by raging Indonesian blazes has hit Singapore and Malaysia many times, and it is into the seventeenth year that this affects the people. The haze often comes in the middle of the year, with air that smell burnt and with many pollutants,...
Environment  (tags: International Ecocide Law, Rome Statute, Sustainabililty, environmental protection, ecosystem loss, Climate Change, global warming, protection laws, politics )

- 23 hours ago -
As concerned citizens of a planet in delicate balance, we call on you, the leaders of the 123 parties of the Rome Statute(1) to make Ecocide the 5th International Crime Against Peace. Leadership matters and your restorative leadership now can make the..
Stop the Tar Sands!
Environment  (tags: tar sands, canada, toxic waste, destruction, environment, ecosystems, endangered )

- 22 hours ago -
Canada's Tar Sands are known as the most destructive project on Earth. Every day millions of gallons of toxic waste and gases are released into the environment.
Environment  (tags: national parks, preservation of natural treasures, protected areas, Wildlife conservation, ecosystems, politics )

- 23 hours ago -
The Land and Water Conservation Fund is not Tax Payer funded. The preservation of our National Parks, Wilderness Area's and Public Land is largely funded by Oil and Gas, Mining and Logging corporations. It is compensation that they pay for disturbing...
Prosecute ExxonMobil! Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: climate-change )

- 19 hours ago -
A game-changing investigation by InsideClimate News has revealed that ExxonâEUR(TM)s own research as far back as 1978 confirmed the role of fossil fuels in climate change. The company defrauded the public about climate science
Fight for Your Parks! Stop Commercial Development in Banff and Jasper National Parks
Environment  (tags: national parks, conservation, wildlife, animals, endangered, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water )

- 17 hours ago -
Join us and fight for YOUR parks. Stop commercial development in Banff and Jasper.
Stop the Hydropower Industry From Rolling Back Our Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: environment )

- 1 day ago -
The hydropower industry is pushing a bill [HR 8] that would take us back to a time when dam owners could destroy rivers without concern. please sign if you can
Together We Can Make a Difference - Support Awareness & Conservation Activities
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, awareness, climate-change, ecosystems, nature )

- 23 hours ago -
A dear care2 friend from Austria started a new blog about environmental issues with the goal, to raise awareness and initiate the change in attitudes and behaviors towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Please share his page on FB or Twitter !
Kick Big Polluters Out of Climate Policy
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment )

- 22 hours ago -
Sign the petition to the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change:
Protect Minnesota's Rivers From Harmful Mining PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, rivers, protection )

- 17 hours ago -
The St Louis River is the largest U.S. river to flow into Lake Superior, it is 192 miles (309 km) in length and starts 13 miles (21 km) east of Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota. It's located in MinnesotaâEUR(TM)s Arrowhead region, which is known for its pure and abundant
Environment  (tags: climate change, pollution, United Nations, UNFCC, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Today we are facing the prospect of the destruction of life as we know it and irreversible damage to our planet due to climate change. Scientists are telling us with ever more urgency that we must act quickly to stop extracting fossil fuels and reduce...
Tell Detroit Officials: Water Is a Human Right PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, water, humans )

- 17 hours ago -
Tens of thousands of Detroit residents have been impacted by highly controversial and dangerous water shutoffs. Nearly half of the city's residents are living at or below the poverty line. Meanwhile, Detroit's water rates are almost twice the
Republican Extremists Allow Most Successful Parks Program to Die
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems )

- 1 day ago -
One of the most successful conservation programs in modern historyâEUR"the Land and Water Conservation FundâEUR"died Thursday when the Republican House refused to extend it, giving the Koch brothers a win.
India Vows to Cut Carbon Insensity in Paris Pledge
Environment  (tags: India, Paris, vows to cut carbon intensity )

- 1 day ago -
India's long-awaited pledge dor a global climate pact shows that the world's No. 3 carbon polluter is making significant efforts to rein in the growth of emissions linked to its fast-surging demands for energy., analysts said on Friday.
Take Action: Thank the BLM for New Sage-Grouse Habitat Protections PETITION
Environment  (tags: habitat, wildlife, protection, sage-grouse )

- 17 hours ago -
Act now. Thank the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the largest conservation action in the agencyâEUR(TM)s history!
Stop Plan to Dump Waste Into Vital Inlet
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, pollution, protection )

- 13 hours ago -
Safeguard the health of a tidal estuary from a proposed plan to allow dredged soil to be dumped in this vital inlet.
Bird of the Week: Thick-Billed Parrot
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Shooting, logging, and development eliminated the species from its U.S. range, and attempts to reintroduce the species have been unsuccessful. It is included on the 2014 State of the Birds Watch List and was listed as Endangered by the U.S. Fish and...
Microbeads Causing Macro Problems for the Environment; Bans Being Enacted
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 1 day ago -
Microbeads may make your skin feel silky after exfoliation, but theyâEUR(TM)re wreaking havoc on the environment. In response, locales far and wide are banning them from cosmetics. But fret not; there are effective and eco-friendly natural alternatives....
Climate Report Card
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, environment, policy )

- 17 hours ago -
NRDCGrades US, EU, Russia, China, Mexico, Australia, Japan, South Korea before the Paris 2015 talks
California Does Little as Salton Sea Smell and Toxic Dust Apocalpse Nears
Environment  (tags: California, Salton Sea, drought, agriculture )

- 1 day ago -
After 2017, the [Salton Sea] "falls off a cliff environmentally." Toxic dust storms will increase markedly, and so will the chances of a rotten egg smell routinely wafting over much of coastal Southern California.
Rains Not Seen for 200 YEARS Two Dead, 22 Million on Flood Watch and New Jersey Homes Already Consumed By High Tides
Environment  (tags: hurricane, flooding, high tides, heavy rainfall, climate, weather )

- 13 hours ago -
A 'once-in-200-years rainfall event' has left 22million Americans on the East Coast on flood watch - with several states facing torrential downpours and even landslides.
Think Your Plastic Is Being Recycled? Think Again. - Daily KOS
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, habitat, wildlife, protection, pollution, endangered, oceans, Sustainabililty )

- 11 hours ago -
Think those plastic items you carefully separate from the rest of your trash are being responsibly recycled?Think again. U.S. recycling companies have largely stayed away from recycling plastic and most of it has been shipped to China where it can be pro
Road Creeps Into Peru's Sierra Del Divisor as It Awaits National Park Designation
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, deforestation )

- 20 hours ago -
An unauthorized logging road has encroached in the past three months on the border of what could soon become PeruâEUR(TM)s newest national park, according to new satellite imagery.
Americans Are Sending Trash to Landfills 2x Faster Than Thought - NationofChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, habitat, humans, pollution, safety, culture, recycling, Sustainabililty )

- 11 hours ago -
According to Yale researchers who calculated the actual (instead of just estimated) volume of garbage that landfills were reporting to the Environmental Protect Agency (EPA),US residents are actually throwing out twice as much trash as previously thought

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