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Tell Presidential Debate Moderators to Ask About Protecting America's Public Lands ACT NOW!
Environment  (tags: politics, government, environment, conservation, ecosystems, habitat )

- 1 day ago -
There's a growing movement in Congress to seize federal lands and hand what could be hundreds of millions of acres over to the states.
As America Suffers From Extreme Weather, Climate Action Is Under Attack *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, energy, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustai )

- 21 hours ago -
July 2016 was the hottest month ever recorded. From coast to coast, Americans are battling extreme weather in a warming world. And in the meantime, our greatest chance at climate action is under attack in the second-highest court in the country....
Add Your Name to Save Our Sanctuaries PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
New Abbott-era plans have been released proposing massive cutbacks to marine sanctuaries in crucial hotspots around Australia.
Tell the World Bank to Stop Financing Fossil Fuels! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
In 2015, the World Bank Group financed more than $2 billion in oil, gas, and coal projects.
The Americans Are Coming! US Shale Gas Finds a New Market in Britain
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions, world, water )

- 20 hours ago -
The first shipment of US shale gas has arrived in Scotland. Meanwhile, there's opposition to fracking within Britain. How is this apparent contradiction being addressed?
Protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Watershed PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
Lake Superior and its surrounding lands and waterways are like no place else in our country. With its million acres of wild lands, 1000 pristine lakes and streams, and 1500 miles of canoe routes of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, people are drawn to
Help Protect Wood Buffalo National Park PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
Write to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him, and relevant ministers at the federal and provincial levels, to take steps to stop the development of hydroelectric projects and oil sands activities that may negatively affect the Park.
Ban Toxic Oil Dispersants (Sign the Petition)
Environment  (tags: oceans, conservation, oil drilling, oil disasters )

- 16 hours ago -
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the worst environmental disaster in American history. BPâEUR(TM)s experimental use of Corexit dispersants made the problem worse by causing more harm to wildlife and people.
An Important Message From John Trudell   video
Environment  (tags: John Trudell, Native American, activist, message, we are power, water, Standing Rock, Dakota Access Pipeline )

- 1 day ago -
This message is as important today as it was when he said it in 1980. John's message to us shown with Standing Rock images.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Our Environment and Public Lands From Mining
Environment  (tags: mining, development, protection, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

- 9 hours ago -
Protect our public lands from polluters like the Koch brothers who want to open new areas to destructive mining.
Tell President Obama to Expand His Conservation Legacy PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 9 hours ago -
President Obama has established more new national monuments than any president in history, but there is still work left to be done. Congress keeps trying to undermine laws that protect our lands and polluters like the Koch brothers are gunning to open
Add Your Name to Save Our Sanctuaries
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, sanctuaries )

- 16 hours ago -
As well as butchering our Coral Sea Sanctuary, these plans pander to the oil industry in the Kimberley and Great Australian Bight. They pave the way for destructive trawling in the North,
Greenpeace --- PETITION - --
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, humans, world, forest destruction )

- 13 hours ago -
Stop trading in forest destruction
Demand That the Debate Moderators Ask the Presidential Candidates About Climate Change PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 9 hours ago -
Take action now to let our moderators know they must ask our nominees how they plan to confront climate change.
Exxon Faces a First-of-Its-Kind Lawsuit Over Climate Deception
Environment  (tags: ExxonMobil, Mystic River, Massachusetts, Climate Change, Environment, Climate, Pollution, Law )

- 1 day ago -
The Conservation Law Foundation wants to take Exxon to court over water pollution in Massachusetts.
Ontario: Protect Citizens' Drinking Water and Deny Nestle Water-Drawing Rights at the Middlebrook Well PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

- 9 hours ago -
Recently, Nestle Waters Canada outbid Centre-Wellington, a South-Western Ontario community, on a well that would provide vital water to the municipality. As a citizen of Wellington County, where the Middlebrook well is located, I am horrified to know
Tell the Mexican Government to Reject Mining in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
Please ask President Enrique Peña Nieto to protect this crucial monarch butterfly habitat from dangerous mining by signing this petition.
Help Protect Buffalo National Park --- PETITION ---
Environment  (tags: Buffalo National PArk, Mikisew Cree First Nation, UNESCO, List of World Heritage sites, conservation, ecosystems, environment, nature, world )

- 13 hours ago -
The Mikisew Cree First Nation have taken action to protect Wood Buffalo National Park by asking UNESCO to place it on the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger.
The Super-Rich Are Cruising the Arctic s New Passageway as the World Burns
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, nature, humans, pollution, protection, world )

- 11 hours ago -
The Super-Rich Are Cruising the Arctic s New Passageway as the World Burns
Farm to Family, McDonald's Can Do Better - PLEASE SIGN UP -
Environment  (tags: reducing pesticide use, McDonald's, endangered, environment, humans, nature, healthconditions )

- 9 hours ago -
Families across the country are worried about McDonaldâEUR(TM)s, for more reasons than one. Because McDonaldâEUR(TM)s is such a huge player in our food system, the decisions the company makes âEUR" from marketing, to sourcing, to wages âEUR" have a ripple effect.
Tiny Plastics Are Discovered in Sea Creatures at Depths of 1800 Metres
Environment  (tags: microbeads, environment, oceans, sea creatures, habitat, pollution )

- 8 hours ago -
Earlier this month, the UK government called for a ban on plastic microbeads to be enforced by 2017, following reports that they were toxic.

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