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Protect the California Plastic Bag Ban for the Sake of Ocean Wildlife
Environment  (tags: California coast, oceans, plastic, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, wildlife, death )

Linda
- 1 day ago - change.org
2014 the California State Legislature passed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. That ban is prevented from taking effect until California voters weigh in on a ballot referendum this November 8th, 2016. Delay = 17 million plastic bags a day.
Tell Western Governors to BAN Oil Trains *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, humans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 17 hours ago - other98.com
In the wake of a devastating oil train derailment and explosion in Mosier, Oregon, Washington state firefighters have joined the call to stop oil train traffic. Now, weâEUR(TM)re calling on Western state governors to stand with them...
Unprecedented: Scientist Declares Global Climate Emergency After Jet Stream Crosses Equator
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, weather )

Rob
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Climate scientists this week expressed alarm after unprecedented data showed the Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream crossing the Equator.
Cuadrilla Versus The Nanas - #IamTinaRothery
Environment  (tags: environment, activism, fracking, oil companies, law, activists )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Thanks to fracking company Cuadrilla, grandmother Tina Rothery will be in court tomorrow over a £55,000 'debt' imposed on her for joining a peaceful occupation of a fracking site in Lancashire
Northwest Tribes and BC First Nations Warn of Potential Oil Disaster
Environment  (tags: indigenous pights, Trans Mountain Pipeline, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Indigenous Peoples and others opposed to the expansion of Kinder MorganâEUR(TM)s Trans Mountain oil pipeline are saying enough is enough.
Strip Mining Threatens Wild Rivers, Clean Water, Wild Salmon & Botanical Treasures PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, destruction )

Anna
- 9 hours ago - act.americanrivers.org
Mining companies want to develop nickel strip mines in the pristine headwaters of the Wild and Scenic Smith and Illinois Rivers in southwest OregonâEUR(TM)s Kalmiopsis region. Nearby Hunter Creek and the Pistol River, on the Wild Rivers Coast, are also
End Fracking on Federal Land PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Direct the Bureau of Land Management to stop issuing permits for fracking or other oil and gas exploration on federal lands.
Who Pays for Mine Cleanup After Big Coal Goes Bankrupt?
Environment  (tags: big coal, cleanups, pollution, politics, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1 day ago - nrdc.org
Peabody EnergyâEUR(TM)s recent filing could change how the country funds mining messes.
6 Reasons Bananas Are On The Brink Of Extinction
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, humans, research, science, endangered, consumers, farming, economy, disease, food, protection, safety, risks )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - cracked.com
These, friends, are Cavendish bananas. You just know them as "bananas":They're America's most popular fruit. We put them in our lunches, we split them in our ice cream, and we put condoms on them in awkward junior high health classes. And, thanks to a fun
German Government Agrees to Ban Fracking After Years of Dispute
Environment  (tags: germany, fracking, banning fracking, german politicians, destruction, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews )

Lone
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
German politicians have approved a law that bans fracking, ending years of dispute over the controversial technology to release oil and gas locked deep underground.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: ItâEUR(TM)s Time to Ban Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: OIL TRAINS, OBAMA, LAW, safety, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
From the public safety risk to the pollution of our climate, oil trains represent the wrong direction for our country. President Obama can take decisive action to shut down this unnecessary, dangerous threat once and for all.
Tell the Feds: Don't Let Big Oil Harm Cook Inlet's Beluga Whales
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, whales, suffering, protection, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, oceans, water )

Julie
- 1 hour ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Tell the Feds: Don't let big oil harm Cook inlet's beluga whales.
25 Leading Israeli Water & Energy Technologies Arrive to Los Angeles
Environment  (tags: Israel, California Drought, water conference )

David
- 1 day ago - israelcaliforniagreentechpartnership.com
A delegation of field-proven Israeli companies will engage in the first-ever Israel California Water (ICWater) Conference
Northern Gateway Pipeline Approval Overturned
Environment  (tags: canada, Federal Court of Appeals, first nations, pipeline project, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 5 hours ago - cbc.ca
Federal Court of Appeal finds Canada failed to consult with First Nations on pipeline project
Protect the San Pedro River! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 1 hour ago - sierra.secure.force.com
Arizona's southern treasures are at risk from a proposed massive new development. Villages at Vigneto, a Tuscany-inspired development proposed for more than 12,000 acres near Benson, Arizona, would have significant negative effects on the San Pedro River
UNESCO: List the Sundarbans as a World Heritage Site in Danger! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, radia-active )

Anna
- 1 hour ago - sierra.secure.force.com
We recently delivered more than 150,000 comments to U.S. Export-Import Bank. Together, we sent a strong message to Ex-Im Bank that we won't tolerate our tax dollars being used to finance the dangerous Orion coal projects near the Sundarbans in Bangladesh
California Land Officials Sign Off on Closing Nuclear Plant
Environment  (tags: )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - foxnews.com
California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facility nearly 20 years ahead of its previously planned termination.
12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup
Environment  (tags: Roundup )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - ecowatch.com
WeâEUR(TM)re just starting to understand the serious long-term health and environmental effects of Roundup and other popular herbicides.
Oceans of Trouble: Are the World's Fisheries Doomed? (1996)
Environment  (tags: Oceans of Trouble )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - nola.com
For eight days, from March 24 to 31, 1996, The Times-Picayune told the story of the struggle of the world's fishers against multiple threats of pollution, overfishing and habitat loss.
LouisianaâEUR(TM)s Vanishing Island: AmericaâEUR(TM)s First Climate Refugees
Environment  (tags: Louisiana )

Michael
- 58 minutes ago - ecowatch.com
Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, has been inhabited by tribal communities since the Trail of Tears era. The island, which used to be the size of Manhattan, has lost 98 percent of its land over the last 60 years, MSNBC reported.
Let the Arctic Ocean Off the Hook
Environment  (tags: Arctic )

Michael
- 1 day ago - arcticjournal.com
Ice is retreating at the top of the world. Here are seven arguments why that shouldnâEUR(TM)t pave the way for fishing in the Arctic Ocean
Household Fuels a Major Contributor to Beijing's Infamous Air Pollution
Environment  (tags: China )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - terradaily.com
"You cannot have a clean outdoor environment if a large percentage of the population is burning dirty fuels in households several times a day," said Kirk Smith
Stanford Scientists Find 'Water Windfall' Beneath California's Central Valley
Environment  (tags: California )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - terradaily.com
Accessing this water in an economically feasible way and safeguarding it from possible contamination from oil and gas activities, however, will be challenging.
Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico As Large As Connecticut? - See More at: Http://Www.Techtimes.Com/Artic les/164366/20160611/Dead-Zone-
Environment  (tags: Dead Zone GoM )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - techtimes.com
The hypoxic zones are created because of the runoff of agricultural waste into waterways. Phosphorus and nitrogen from fertilizers and waste from livestock can rob regions of water bodies of their oxygen.
Rio Olympic Waters Equivalent to Raw Sewage: 5 Fast Facts
Environment  (tags: brazil, ecosystems, destruction, environment, pollution, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, science, world )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - heavy.com
An Associated Press investigation has found that the Olympic waters at Rio de Janeiro are equivalent to raw sewage, with human feces levels being chronically high.
Exclusive: Studies Find 'Super Bacteria' in Rio's Olympic Venues, Top Beaches
Environment  (tags: destruction, barzil, ecosystems, environment, oceans, habitat, humans, nature, pollution, politics, science, world )

Frank
- 45 minutes ago - reuters.com
Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant super bacteria off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on Aug. 5.
   

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