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Ask WWF to Stop Supporting the Krill Fishery in the Antarctic - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: WWF, krill fishery, food source, krill oil, Antartic, species )

Marie
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
We the undersigned ask WWF to reconsider their partnerships with krill oil producers Aker Biomarine and Blackmores. We think that WWF should not be associated with an industry that deprives Antarctic species of an essential food source.
Ensure Certified Sustainable Palm Oil Is Actually Sustainable - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Deforestation, Palm Oil, Sustainability, Forests, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this global petition to the President of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil to ensure a traceable supply chain for certified sustainable palm oil, to avoid the mixing of unsustainable palm fruit obtained from illegal deforestation.
Please Sign: Demand An End to Secret Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: fracking, chemicals, secret sauce, EPA, Halliburton, Monroe, County Ohio, chemical spills, water pollutions, explosions, environmental hazards, community and neighborhood hazards )

Susan
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week a fracking chemical fire and spill in Monroe County, OH killed 70,000 fish. But Halliburton took 5 days to disclose details about the chemicals it uses. The EPA must step in now and ensure these chemicals are no longer kept secret!
Denounce Approval of Atlantic Oil Exploration - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Big oil, animals, ocean, seismic energy, Atlantic, enviornment )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
In a huge victory for Big Oil over environmental and animal rights concerns, the Obama administration has just approved guidelines for seismic energy exploration in the waters off the Eastern Seaboard. Oil companies may now seek permits to use compressed
Hydroelectric Dams in the Amazon? Say NO! Support Now! #SOSJuruena
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, animals )

Sara
- 1 day ago - change.org
An important heritage for all Brazilians is at stake and the decision to flood 40,000 hectares of protected areas in the Amazon can happen anytime.
LEGO Must Cut Ties With Big Oil - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Paulo
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Shell Oil wants to drill in the Arctic, putting this magnificent environment in extreme jeopardy. Unfortunately, Shell is being supported in its dirty business by LEGO, which includes Shell branded items in its children's toys.
First the Bees, Then the Birds, and Now the Fish Are at Risk From a Particularly Toxic Pesticide
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, destruction, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, endangered, animals )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - takepart.com
A new government study finds extensive contamination of rivers with neonicotinoids linked to bee die-off.
Fukushima Monkeys Show Possible Effects of Radiation, Study Suggests
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, energy, destruction, Fukushima, radiation, monkeys, blood cells )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - japantimes.co.jp
Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living farther away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said Thursday.
How to Power California With Wind, Water and Sun
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, energy, government, healthconditions, nature, pollution, science, world )

Nell
- 23 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy creates a healthier environment, generates jobs and stabilizes energy prices. Date:July 24, 2014 Source: Stanford University
Study: 'Shocking' Water Loss in Western U.S.
Environment  (tags: Climate, U.S., Colorado River, Extreme Weather, Water, Water Crisis, Western States, Study )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
"This is a lot of water to lose. We thought that the picture could be pretty bad, but this was shocking."
Food Stress Shrinks Antarctic Fur Seal Colony
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, wildlife, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - nzherald.co.nz
A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said.
Take Action! - Stop Development in Rare Rainforest - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Rare, rainforest, stop development, Eco systems, diverse, Florida )

Marie
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Rainforests are the most diverse ecosystems, and Florida's rainforests are one of the most unique with their lush, tropical pine rocklands. The pine rocklands only exist in three areas on Earth: the Bahamas, Cuba, and South Florida.
2,4-D to Lead Wave of Pesticides Coming Off Bench in the US - Organic Consumers Association
Environment  (tags: Environment, Pesticides, Herbicides, Toxic Chemicals, Chemical Industry, Food Industry, GMOs, Human Health risks )

Victoria
- 1 day ago - organicconsumers.org
Approval is being sought for genetically modified crops that will increase the usage of dicamba, HPPD and glufosinate - all weed-killing toxic chemicals. This article has quotes from Dow chemical company and stark sense by The Environmental Working Group.
TransCanada Says Alberta Pipeline Will Lay Solid Foundation
Environment  (tags: Trans Canada Pipeline )

Michael
- 19 hours ago - oilgasdaily.com
A 56-mile pipeline planned through Alberta will be a foundation to plans to increase oil sands production in the province, TransCanada said. Pardon me if I have reservations.....
Republicans Are More Backwards on Climate Than Oil and Gas Companies
Environment  (tags: science, humans, environment, energy, fossel fuel )

Heidi
- 17 hours ago - grist.org
The fossil fuel companies are actually more accepting of climate reality than virtually every Republican in Congress.
Bird of the Week: Snail Kite
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 14 hours ago - abcbirds.org
The U.S. population of Snail Kites dropped precipitously from 3,000 in the late 1990s to approximately 700 today. Water management in the Everglades and in the central and south Florida lakes is the most important human-controlled factor affecting the sur
You'd Scream, Too, If You Were This Close to a Collapsing Iceberg | Mother Jones
Environment  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 12 hours ago - motherjones.com
Climate change is melting ice at both ends of the planet--just ask the researchers who published two papers in May saying that a major expanses of antarctic ice are now undergoing a "continuous and rapid retreat" and may have "passed the point of no retur
   

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