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Six Reasons to Celebrate the New Clean Water Rule
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, water, Sustainabililty )

Betsy
- 12 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday our country took one of its biggest steps ever to protect clean water with a new standard that restores safeguards to nearly 2 million miles of headwaters and streams and tens of millions of acres of wetlands. Watch brief video.
Condemn Climate Censorship in Wisconsin
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservative, state gorernments, wisconsin )

Lone
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
A Wisconsin state agency has barred staff from working on climate change, posing real threats to the stateâEUR(TM)s public lands and showing a deeply troubling trend among conservative state governments to establish climate denial as de facto policy.
Protect Bering Strait Marine Life With First Arctic Shipping Rules
Environment  (tags: bering straiit, marine life, arctic shipping rules, shio trafSA, world, wildlife, environment )

Lone
- 1 day ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
ship traffic has doubled through the Bering Strait, a relatively narrow body of water separating the U.S. and Russia. This region hosts one of the largest marine mammal migrations in the world and supports extraordinary wildlife,
Arctic Drilling Invites Disaster. Take Action!!
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, arctic national wildlife refuge, oil drilling in the Arctic, Shell Arctic Drilling, illegal activities, endangered biodiversity, world environment, the Chukchi Sea, endangered ecosystem, ecological disaster, energy, politics, pollution )

Anonymous
- 1 day ago - change.org
Nothing in Shell's brief Arctic record points toward a positive outcome. See full article in USA TODAY: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2015/05/27/c hukchi-sea-spill-drill-oil-shell-column/27962771/? utm_source=change_org&utm_medium=petition
Ban the Bead! - 5Gyres.Org - PETITION
Environment  (tags: bead, microbeads, petition, Congress, oceans )

Kathryn
- 22 hours ago - 5gyres.org
We cannot be the generation that puts cosmetics before our ocean's inhabitants. I pledge that I will not buy products with microbeads and I support legislation to end its use.
Ace Is Now the Place With Fewer Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: hardware chain, pesticides, bee-killing pesticides, products, insecticides, polinators, endangered, environment, animals, nature, pollution, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
The hardware chain moves to eliminate products containing insecticides linked to pollinator deaths.
Please Sign! Tell Congress to Stop the Latest Sneak Attack on Science-Based Rules That Protect Our Health, Safety, and Environm
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, endangered, conservation, climate-change, climate, ecosystems, destruction, humans, nature, government, pollution, science, politics, congress, americans, corruption, dishonesty, news, obama, politics, propaganda, democrats, republicans )

Roxy
- 17 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
OPPOSE the REINS Act, Stand up for Science! I urge you to oppose the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act (H.R. 427). The REINS Act is an assault on agencies that protect public health, safety, and the environment.
TAKE ACTION: Free Captive Orcas From SeaWorld's Exploitation: Join The Boycott
Environment  (tags: oceans, orcas, SeaWorld, animalwelfare )

Dogan
- 17 hours ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Orcas belong in oceans, not tiny tanks. Tell SeaWorld putting profit above animal welfare won't earn your support or patronage.
Let El Salvador Protect Its Water: Throw Out OceanaGold's Lawsuit Now - Petition
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, politics )

Anne
- 12 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
In a matter of weeks, the World Bank could decide whether the tiny Central American nation of El Salvador will have to dish out millions of dollars to mining giant OceanaGold for rejecting its proposed gold mine. Please sign the petition.
TAKE ACTION: Stop Congress From Gutting the Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: congress, Endangered Species, Endangered species act )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress: Hands off the Endangered Species Act. Leave this crucial and immensely successful wildlife protection law alone.
TAKE ACTION: Dolphins Drowning in Oil
Environment  (tags: oil spill, dolphins, oceans, animals, environment, conservation )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
We call on you to file civil and criminal charges against Plains All American and its senior leadership, for reckless and willful disregard of the law and public safety, causing the massive oil spill now contaminating Santa BarbaraâEUR(TM)s precious coastal
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Urge the New South Wales Government to Ban Coal Seam Gas Mining to Protect the Environment
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Conservative politicians in New South Wales, Australia are pushing for a ban on coal seam gas mining, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.
3 More GOP Candidates to Jump in Presidential Race: Where Do They Stand on Climate?
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, climate-change )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
One of the candidates fully embraces climate denial, while one appears to be trying to position himself as a sane, electable candidate while still appealing to a GOP base thatâEUR(TM)s grown increasingly conservative.
Hope Is in the Eye of the Protester, in the Growing Global Rebellion Against the Dangers of Arctic Oil
Environment  (tags: protesters, global rebellion, arctic oil, Clyde River, first nations, British Columbia, conservation, endangered, environment, humans, nature, protection, world )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - savethearctic.org
People in Clyde River, Coastal First Nations in British Columbia and kayaktivists on the West Coast, what do these people have in common? They are evidence of the growing global rebellion against the dangers of Arctic oil.
Dolphins Drowning in Oil
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, pollution, environment, oceans )

Linda
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
While our rocky shores are awash in oil and dead fish, Plains All American CEO Greg Armstrong raked in over $5 million in compensation last year, and is guaranteed $29 - $87 million in golden parachute cash! These guys broke the law to make a quick buck.
TAKE ACTION: Time to Defend the Clean Power Plan!
Environment  (tags: clean air act, clean power plan )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - secure.psr.org
Please write your U.S. senators, urging them to reject proposals weakening the Clean Air Act and delaying the Clean Power Plan. We've created a sample message for you, but please make sure to personalize it
Smog Makes It Hard to Breathe, and It Might Be Lowering Kids' IQ Too
Environment  (tags: smog, breathe, lowerin IQ, low-income, climate, endangered, healthconditions, pollution )

Lone
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Researchers at Columbia University say the impact of air pollution can be seen especially in children born into low-income families.
"We Are Under Threat": Stand Up for Greenpeace India!!!
Environment  (tags: Greenpeace India, freedom of speech, censorship, environmentalist movement, environment, energy, pollution, politics, india, asia climate change )

Anonymous
- 9 hours ago - greenpeace.org.au
Greenpeace India is fighting for survival. The Indian home ministry seems determined to silence them. Soon their campaigns to protect our forests, for clean air and against dirty energy could be scrapped. So much will be lost. Stand Up!
Save the Beautiful Great Barrier Reef From Destruction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Stop dangerous and destructive coal mining near the worldâEUR(TM)s largest coral reef.
Support Plan to Save AmericaâEUR(TM)s Bees
Environment  (tags: protection, ethics, society, conservation, habitat, climate-change )

Julie
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Support plan to save America's bees!
Global Warming & Wildlife   video
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, environment, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, nature, wildlife )

MmAWAY
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
This is an older video...BUT PLEASE pay attention. Sign petitions for HELP!
GAR, Wilmar Punish Palm Oil Supplier for Clearing Rainforest in New Guinea
Environment  (tags: Oil Palm Developer )

Michael
- 14 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Oil palm developer controlled by one of the country's richest businessmen was clearing dense rainforest in New Guinea despite promises by its biggest customers to purge their supply chains of deforestation.
TAKE ACTION: Don't Let Congress Send America's Fisheries Backward
Environment  (tags: fisheries, oceans, representative, congress )

Dogan
- 9 hours ago - secure2.edf.org
Don't let Congress put our oceans at risk. Tell your Representative to vote NO on H.R. 1335. Since it was last reauthorized by Congress in 2006, the number of stocks subject to overfishing has been cut by two-thirds.
CALIFORNIA PIPELINE INCIDENTS: 1986-2014 - Video
Environment  (tags: habitat, ecosystems, environment, energy, endangered, nature, wildlife, protection, pollution, politics, humans, oceans, water, world )

Wilde
- 16 hours ago - biologicaldiversity.org
A broken Santa Barbara pipeline has spewed tens of thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.It's the latest devastating example of oil and gas pipelines' toxic threat to people and wildlife across California. This new time-lapse video documents
Proposed Border Checkpoint and Road Threaten Critical Cambodian Forest and Wildlife
Environment  (tags: proposed development, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, forests, politics, humans, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A proposed border checkpoint at Kbal Damrei, on CambodiaâEUR(TM)s border with Vietnam, together with a new road leading up to it, may harm CambodiaâEUR(TM)s Mondulkiri Protected Forest,
Protect Our BLM Backyard Forests ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, protection )

Cher
- 1 hour ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Please add your comments today! Your signature keeps our BLM Backyard Forests healthy and standing tall âEUR" full of vibrant streams, wildlife, trails, and big trees while encouraging restoration and fuels reduction around communities.
'Drought Shaming' Puts California Celebs in Crosshairs 19
Environment  (tags: drought, california, celebs, green, lawns, environment )

Lone
- 57 minutes ago - calgarysun.com
They say the grass is always greener, and in parts of Southern California, that's a fact âEUR" if you're a celebrity.
Tell Your Representative: Vote for Healthy Oceans ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 56 minutes ago - takeaction.takepart.com
A NOAA report released last month showed that the United StatesâEUR(TM) science-based fisheries management system is delivering results for our fisheries and oceans.
 

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