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Close Oceans to Save Fish - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Close, oceans, fish, save, fishing )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A drastic measure has been proposed to save the fish population in our oceans and it is closing off access to international waters. This plan is meant to help the fish population reproduce -- something that isn't happening with our current fishing rates.
Revitalise Endangered Wild Orchid Populations - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Revitalise, wild orchids, endangered, flowers )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Orchids are among the most beautiful, fragrant flowering plants in the world, and they once flourished throughout South Florida's woodlands. Decades of logging and exploitation, however, have brought this area's native orchid population to the brink.
Plastic Bag Bans Spread Across U.S.
Environment  (tags: plastic bag bans, reusable bags, plastic pollution, litter )

Laura
- 19 hours ago - ecowatch.com
In landfills and waterways, plastic is persistent, lasting for hundreds of years, breaking into smaller pieces and leaching out chemical components as it ages, but never fully disappearing. Animals that confuse plastic bags with food can end up ...
P&G Pledges to Protect the Forest - Once It's Gone - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Rainforest, orangutans, tigers, proctor and gamble, palm oil, destruction )

Marie
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Procter & Gamble's suppliers have left a trail of destruction across vast stretches of Indonesia. Producers such as BW Plantation, KLK and Musim Mas have become synonymous with rainforest destruction and the killing of orangutans.
Protect Rare Bird Species From Extinction
Environment  (tags: yellow-billed cuckoo )

Dan
- 17 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Protect the western yellow-billed cuckoo by designating it as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act
Gazprom Begins Shipping Arctic Oil
Environment  (tags: climate-change, oil )

Murielle
- 18 hours ago - greenfudge.org
"If we do not stop this Arctic oil rush we risk not only the environment but our ability to shake off the power structures of the last century." - Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace's International Executive Director
'Little Progress' on Forest Protection Plan
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, protection, trees, wildlife, forests )

Ray
- 14 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A global programme to reward developing countries for avoiding deforestation has made little headway, officials and conservationists say.
Revitalize Endangered Wild Orchid Populations - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Dan
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Botanists in South Florida have come up with a plan to reestablish its native orchid population, which has been nearly decimated due to decades of industrialization and harvesting by collectors.
This Earth Day Do One Simple Thing ACTION
Environment  (tags: water, farm animals, healthconditions, habitat, environment )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - pasadosafehaven.org
Washington Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations dispose of animal waste in ways that have devastating effects on our ground water, streams and oceans. The Department of Ecology regulates this practice through a permit system REQUIRED by the federal...
Volcanic Island "Cannibalizes" Its Neighbor "Pac-Man" Style
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, oceans )

Frans
- 18 hours ago - industrytap.com
While Chinese and Japanese politicians, military leaders and "scholars" continue their "spitting contest" over the "Diaoyo Islands" or "Senkaku Islands," depending on your point of view, a much more interesting phenomenon is occurring in the "Pacific ...
UK Petition - Sign Now for a Frack-Free UK
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, energy, environment, fracking, habitatdestruction, government, healthconditions, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, water )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Dear David Cameron, Please reconsider your position on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, immediately and instead champion clean energy sources which do not risk our global climate, the natural environment and our health.
El Nino Forecast Suggests Next Winter Will Be Warm
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, oceans, El Nino, world, environment, climate )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - cbc.ca
If the snow-shovelling marathons and constant cold weather alerts wore you down this winter, you'll be happy to hear this: Climatologists are predicting that next winter will probably be a warm one.
Canada Pushes Whales Aside to Green Light Oil Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Whales, Oil Pipeline )

Michael
- 1 day ago - blog.seattlepi.com
A quiet announcement in the Canadian Gazette has removed a large, water-breaching marine obstacle from the path of a pipeline and oil super port that Canada's government wants to build on the north coast of British Columbia.
Giant Tusked Insect Saved From Extinction (Just in the Nick of Time)
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

John
- 1 day ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
By the mid-1990s the Mercury Islands tusked weta could only be found on the 13-hectare Middle Island, where the population was estimated at fewer than 200 individuals.
Serbia: Recent Effects of Climate Change
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, globalwarming )

Murielle
- 1 day ago - greenfudge.org
The last findings of the International Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations showed that due to global warming temperatures on Earth over the next 35 years will increase by three degrees Celsius...
Buy Toyota, Save the Earth? We Need To Reclaim Earth Day
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, Corporate Sponsorship, Corporate Corruption, #DirtyEnergy, Extraction, Climate Change, Tipping Point, All of the Above, Energy, Energy Policy, Disaster, Obama Administration, Reclaiming Earth Day, Activism, Grass Roots )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"In the face of rapid growth of dirty fuel extraction, climate change reaching a "tipping point" of no return, and a Dem. admin. that has embraced an "all of the above" energy strategy, we need a real, grassroots movement, free of corporate "solutions."
A Little-Known Toxic Threat 'Underfoot' in North Carolina
Environment  (tags: Coal ash )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Coal ash used as landfill is a 'silent, lurking issue that's not getting any attention'
Check Out This Top 5 Amaizing Earth Day Videos
Environment  (tags: environment, green, government, GoodNews )

Murielle
- 1 day ago - greenfudge.org
Celebrated in the United States since 1970 and internationally since 1990, Earth Day is focused on promoting actions and consciousness surrounding environmental protection. Since over half of the globe's population now live in urban environments...
Is This Moth Beating Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, insects, moths, evolve )

Laura
- 16 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Finnish and U.S. scientists have an unsolved puzzle: good news when they expected bad news. They have invested 32 years studying the forest moths of Finnish Lapland to measure the effect of climate change--and at face value, there doesn't seem ...
Plastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States
Environment  (tags: plastic, garbage, bag bans, bag fees )

Earth Pol
- 1 day ago - earth-policy.org
More than 20 million Americans live in communities with plastic bag bans or fees. And the number of plastic bags used per year will soon fall as more communities, including large cities like New York and Chicago, look for ways to reduce plastic litter.
Scientists Watch Enormous Iceberg Drift Away From Antarctic Glacier
Environment  (tags: Antarctic, climate change, environment, glaciers, global warming, greenhouse gases, iceberg calving, interesting, nasa, news, Pine Island Glacier, science )

Kayleen
- 8 minutes ago - foxnews.com
The iceberg -- bigger than the island of Guam -- broke off from the critical Pine Island Glacier, causing this important glacier to shrink far beyond its 30-year normal, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
   

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