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Repeat Oil Spills Turning Peruvian Amazon Into 'Sacrifice Zone' for Big Oil
Environment  (tags: World, Climate, Peru, Big Oil, Environment, Pollution, Indigenous )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Less than six months after two horrific oil spills in the Peruvian Amazon devastated Indigenous communities and the local ecosystem, yet another spill in the region has been reported.
Help Protect Whales and Other Animals From Ocean Noise
Environment  (tags: ocean noise, whales, animals, NOAA, environment, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ifaw.org
This month, the Obama administration announced a new strategy to curb the rising problem of ocean noise pollution off our shores. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a proposed Ocean Noise Strategy on June 1st ...
Save Tesla Park's Endangered Amphibians From Off-Road Vehicles PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - org2.salsalabs.com
We need your help today to stop the State of California from turning 3,100 acres of critical amphibian habitat at Tesla Park into a publicly funded off-highway vehicle park! Three-wheelers and dirt bikes have no place in one of the stateâEUR(TM)s most
Save Endangered Blue Whale Currently Trapped in Fishing Net
Environment  (tags: )

Jon
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Help save this Blue Whale who got tangled in fishing nets. Thanks everyone.
Unprecedented: Scientist Declares Global Climate Emergency After Jet Stream Crosses Equator
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, weather )

Rob
- 13 hours ago - rawstory.com
Climate scientists this week expressed alarm after unprecedented data showed the Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream crossing the Equator.
Help Protect Whales and Other Animals From Ocean Noise PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - ifaw.org
This month, the Obama administration announced a new strategy to curb the rising problem of ocean noise pollution off our shores. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a proposed Ocean Noise Strategy on June 1st designed
Don't Let Duke Energy Off the Hook for Cleaning Up Coal Ash PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, pollution )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - sierra.secure.force.com
On Tuesday, the NC Senate backtracked on cleanup plans for coal ash pits in North Carolina by amending and approving changes to an unrelated bill, rushing it through one legislative committee, and passing it in the Senate all within a few hours.
Make Public Lands Welcoming for All Americans and Vistors PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - sierra.secure.force.com
Visiting our national parks, forests, monuments and other public lands have been an important part of AmericaâEUR(TM)s identity. AmericaâEUR(TM)s diversity has not always been reflected or welcomed when visiting these lands. This needs to change.
Protect the California Plastic Bag Ban for the Sake of Ocean Wildlife
Environment  (tags: California coast, oceans, plastic, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, wildlife, death )

Linda
- 8 hours 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.
Canadian Mining Giant Barrick Gold Fired Whistleblower. Then It Spilled Cyanide Into Five Rivers
Environment  (tags: Canadian mining giant, Barrick Gold, cyanide solution, Argentina Rivers, contamination, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, humans, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - nationalobserver.com
Toronto-based mining giant, Barrick Gold, spilled cyanide solution into five Argentina rivers shortly after firing an engineer who raised serious safety concerns about the mining operation responsible for the contamination.
Urge the Forest Service: Deny Renewal of Sulfide Mining Leases for Twin Metals Near the Boundary Waters PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - sierra.secure.force.com
The U.S. Forest Service has announced that it will consider withholding consent for the renewal of Twin MetalsâEUR(TM) two mineral leases located on the edge of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, and will collect public input on the decision.
Cousteau's 'Nuclear Sharks' Spotlights Rebounding Human-Free Ocean Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: Marshall Islands, Bikini Atoll, nuclear detonation, nuclear test site, reef sharks, ocean health, Cousteau, environment, climate-change, pollution, oceans, ecosystems, coral reefs )

Cathy
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
Interview with Philippe Cousteau Jr. (grandson of famed marine explorer/documentary film maker Jacques-Yves Cousteau) and his wife Ashlan, about their recent trip to the Marshall Islands cold war nuclear test site to study the area's amazing recovery.
German Government Agrees to Ban Fracking After Years of Dispute
Environment  (tags: germany, fracking, banning fracking, german politicians, destruction, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews )

Lone
- 12 hours 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.
Who Pays for Mine Cleanup After Big Coal Goes Bankrupt?
Environment  (tags: big coal, cleanups, pollution, politics, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - nrdc.org
Peabody EnergyâEUR(TM)s recent filing could change how the country funds mining messes.
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.
San Francisco Just Passed the Nation's Toughest Ban on Styrofoam
Environment  (tags: Styrofoam )

Michael
- 8 hours ago - motherjones.com
Come 2017, selling any polystyrene product will be prohibited.
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
- 2 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...
25 Leading Israeli Water & Energy Technologies Arrive to Los Angeles
Environment  (tags: Israel, California Drought, water conference )

David
- 22 hours ago - israelcaliforniagreentechpartnership.com
A delegation of field-proven Israeli companies will engage in the first-ever Israel California Water (ICWater) Conference
Let the Arctic Ocean Off the Hook
Environment  (tags: Arctic )

Michael
- 9 hours 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
   

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