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Harvard Students Expand Blockade Calling for School to Divest From Fossil Fuels - With Petition
Environment  (tags: Harvard, Boston, MA, Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust, Divest Harvard, petition )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
Harvard has the largest endowment of any university in the world, at $36.4 billion. The protest is being organized by the group Divest Harvard. Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust, whose office is in the blockaded Mass Hall, has spoken against divestment
Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Stop NestléâEUR(TM)s Illegal Water Extraction
Environment  (tags: water, Nestle, robbery, theft, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
This is unbelievable. An investigation by the Desert Sun newspaper has revealed that the Nestlé corporation has been illegally pumping water out of a Southern California national forest for its bottled water with a permit that expired 27 years ago.
It's Not Over for Wildlife. Tell BP to Restore the Gulf
Environment  (tags: BP Oil Spill, ecological disaster, animals, destruction, energy, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, pollution, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - online.nwf.org
Dolphins are dying at four times a natural death rate. TONS of oil still washes up on Gulf beaches. BP says their work is done. DonâEUR(TM)t let them get away with it. Wildlife will feel this spill for decades. The Gulf has not recovered.
Save The Leuser Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, palm oil industry, animals, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - ran.org
A moratorium is urgently needed to halt the destruction of rainforests and peatlands for palm oil expansion in this global biodiversity hotspot.
Tell the Obama Administration: Protect the Arctic From Reckless Oil Companies ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 12 hours ago - action.foe.org
The stakes are high in this fight: The people and wildlife in the Arctic depend on a clean and healthy ocean. Now, their lives and livelihoods are at risk. Meanwhile, oil companies like Shell are fighting any hint of safety regulations
TAKE ACTION: Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Stop NestléâEUR(TM)s Illegal Water Extraction
Environment  (tags: Nestle greed, water, forests, Forest Service )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
This is unbelievable. An investigation by the Desert Sun newspaper has revealed that the Nestlé corporation has been illegally pumping water out of a Southern California national forest for its bottled water with a permit that expired 27 years ago.
Tell Congress: AmericaâEUR(TM)s Public Lands Are Not for Sale!
Environment  (tags: national parks, resources, nature, wilderness, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Republicans didnâEUR(TM)t campaign on getting rid of AmericaâEUR(TM)s public lands and national monuments in the last election, but they sure are acting like it.
Protecting the Last Place on Earth ACTION
Environment  (tags: Leuser Ecosystem, Acehnese people, Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers, rhinos, sun bears, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 8 hours ago - ran.org
The Leuser Ecosystem exists at a tenuous crossroads. Palm oil plantations threaten its lowland rainforests and peatlands, as well as the continued wellbeing of the millions of Acehnese people who depend on it for their food, water and livelihoods.
This Was The Hottest 3 Month Start of Any Year On Record
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, weather, wildlife, oceans, science )

Linda
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
NASA reprted on Tues. that this was the hottest 3 month start (Jan.-March) of any year on record. The odds are increasing that this will be the hottest year on record. (Again! Time to act on climate change!)
Endangered Rivers | The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon, Colorado River, massive construction, mining pollution, groundwater depletion, Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, petition )

Judy
- 13 hours ago - act.americanrivers.org
The Grand Canyon, an irreplaceable national treasure, is under threat from a massive construction project, mining pollution, and groundwater depletion.
TAKE ACTION: Tell BOEM: No Seismic Blasting in the Atlantic!
Environment  (tags: seismic activity, seismic blasting )

Dogan
- 12 hours ago - act.oceana.org
Seismic blasting will come to the U.S. East Coast as soon as this summer, if we donâEUR(TM)t win.
Protecting the Last Place on Earth - Petition!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife )

Anne
- 8 hours ago - ran.org
Please sign this letter to palm oil traders, calling for an immediate halt to the clearing of rainforests in the Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth where Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers, rhinos and sun bears still roam side by side.
TAKE ACTION: Don't Let BP Write Off the Gulf Coast Disaster
Environment  (tags: bp, Gulf oil spill disaster )

Dogan
- 8 hours ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Please deny BP tax deductions for its remaining payments to address the 2010 Gulf Coast disaster. BP has claimed billions in tax write-offs for the cleanup and damages in connection with the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. Enough is enough.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the State Department: Big Oil Isn't Above the Law!
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, pipeline, oil, oil spill )

Dogan
- 9 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Even more outrageous, the State Department has indicated that it will look the other way and allow this scheme to move forward.
ChinaâEUR(TM)s Disastrous Pollution Problem Is A Lesson For All
Environment  (tags: china, pollution, lesson, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - desmogblog.com
Chinese authorities, often reluctant to admit to the extent of any problem, can no longer deny the catastrophic consequences of rampant industrial activity and inadequate regulations.
FIND YOUR PARK (VIDEOS!)
Environment  (tags: inspiring park videos )

Barb
- 16 hours ago - findyourpark.com
MANY PARKS, MANY STORIES Everyone finds their park in a different place and in a different way. These stories just might inspire you to find yours. They found their park.
4 Surprising Reasons Why Clean Energy Is Gaining on Fossil Fuels
Environment  (tags: energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, global energy transition )

Judy
- 11 hours ago - grist.org
We are witnessing the start of a global energy transition that could turn expectations upside down, politically, environmentally, and economically.
TAKE ACTION: Keep Shell Out of the Arctic!
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Shell Oil, shell, Arctic Drilling )

Dogan
- 8 hours ago - action.priceofoil.org
We have two opportunities for public comments over the next month and the first ends on Monday. Send your message with the form on the right.
Secrecy Shrouds Decade Old Oil Spill In Gulf Of Mexico
Environment  (tags: Taylor Energy Company )

Angie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
From the vantage point of an airplane, it is easy to see gas bubbles in a slick that marks the spot where an oil platform toppled during a 2004 hurricane, triggering what might be the longest running commercial oil spill ever to pollute the Gulf of Mexico
SRI LANKA: Colombo Port City Causing "Unimaginable" Environmental Harm
Environment  (tags: world, enviornment, destruction, destroyinglivelihoods, erosion, damage, habitat habitat destruciton, protection, activism )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - world.einnews.com
A Chinese funded project--Sand and granite mining are destroying the local coral reef and marine life, as well as the livelihood of 30,000 fishermen. Beachfront erosion will likely cause damages to coastal houses and hotels as well.
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - enn.com
Losing plant species is directly linked to long-term declines in the stable productivity of grasslands, a new study has shown.
Bird of the Week: Greater Sage-Grouse
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - abcbirds.org
Oil and gas development, overgrazing, sagebrush removal, invasive plants such as cheatgrass, and wind energy have degraded this bird's habitat. Greater Sage-Grouse also sometimes collide with barbed wire fences and guy wires, often with fatal consequences
Climate Plans Put World on Track for Warming Above Agreed Limits
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Plan, UN, Climate Action Tracker, Climate Inaction )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - reuters.com
The Climate Action Tracker (CAT), compiled by scientists, said pledges so far put the world on track for average temperatures in the year 2100 three to four degrees Celsius (5.4 to 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than they were in pre-industrial time.
Fracking and Earthquakes: Is There a Connection?
Environment  (tags: fracking, earthquakes, science, destruction, energy, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 9 hours ago - msn.com
While the link between earthquakes and fracking remains a sensitive topic in energy industry circles, there is a growing body of science on the subject.
Pesticides Banned in Europe Should âEUR~BeeâEUR(TM) Banned in Canada Too - See More at: Http://Www.Ecojustice.Ca/Pesti cides-Banned-in-E
Environment  (tags: pesticide, banning, canada, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ecojustice.ca
Unfortunately, Canada has been slow to respond to scientific and public concern over these pesticides and many others, even as many European countries have moved toward restricting and even banning their use.
Ethiopia: Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam
Environment  (tags: water, wildlife, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation )

Jill
- 1 day ago - allafrica.com
Ethiopia's water-intensive commercial plantations on the Omo River could reduce the river's flow to Lake Turkana by up to 70 percent, Lake Turkana is home to at least 60 fish species and sustains several sea and wild animal species
Cocoa Beach Students Help the Environment
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, students, teachers, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, humans, nature, oceans, protection, water, activists, children, culture, humans, interesting )

Barb
- 1 day ago - floridatoday.com
Environmental Awareness Day, March 7, was celebrated by Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High students who, along with teachers, volunteered their time that Saturday morning doing a beach clean up at the end of Minutemen Causeway and then going back to the...
 

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