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Take Action Now Tell Statoil to Go Home
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - greenpeace.org
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has a permit to drill in the deep waters off the beautiful west coast of Northland. It is an area of outstanding beauty, a migratory path for whales, the home of many Maori tribal groups and a paradise for surfers.
Tell President Obama, Block Dow`s Dangerous GMO Crops
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The EPA is about to approve Dow's new herbicide to be used with its GMO corn and soy crops -- engineered to withstand applications of 2,4-D, a chemical used to kill weeds, but more notoriously an ingredient of Agent Orange.
Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Owner Wins Climate Leadership Award
Environment  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL pipeline, #NoKXL, Tar Sands Oil, #DirtyOil, Climate Change, Emissions, Climate Leadership Award, Outrage )

Brian
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
TransCanada, "the company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline was recognized this week for leadership on climate change -- to the shock of environmental activists. "
Support Our Vision for the Reef
Environment  (tags: reef, pollution, ocean, starfish conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, protection, turtles, dugongs, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 7 hours ago - fightforthereef.org.au
Tell the government you support our 10-point plan to safeguard the future of the Reef by sending a submission to the Reef 2050 consultation.
How Ocean Acidification Affects You And What You Need To Know
Environment  (tags: ocean acidification )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - theterramarproject.org
Every time we harm the natural world, there are always repercussions, and some of the consequences could put the lives of humans at risk.
The Dutch Boy Mopping Up a Sea of Plastic
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, water )

Linda
- 5 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it.
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
Guardians of the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, nature, environment )

Linda
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
These initiatives protect this region's abundant wildlife and support local livelihoods through the sustainable production of Brazil nuts, timber and palm fruit - all of which grow naturally in the rainforest
Don't Put Dredging Ahead of Other Flood-Prevention Measures
Environment  (tags: RSPB, flooding, Dredging, uk, flood-prevention, environment )

David
- 7 hours ago - rspb.org.uk
Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritised over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year's Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water.
What Do the Eco Heretics Mean for GM Golden Rice?
Environment  (tags: Dr Patrick Moore, Greenpeace, GM, Golden Rice, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Human Health, Developing World, Eco-Heretics )

Brian
- 1 day ago - foodnavigator.com
"Dr Patrick Moore - Greenpeace founding member and GM defector - represents a fear that lurks in the heart of all ideologists: Am I on the right side of the fence? Am I the goodie or the baddie?"
Autumn Anomaly: Deepest Great Lakes' Levels Rising
Environment  (tags: environment, water, lakes )

Linda
- 22 hours ago - wzzm13.com
As leaves are falling, the deepest of the Great Lakes' water levels are rising. And that almost never happens.
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Endangered Species Act, animals, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions for 757 imperiled species nationwide, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the yellow-billed cuckoo under the Endangered Species Act.
'Water Cops' Hunt For Sprinkler Scofflaws As California Remains Parched By Drought
Environment  (tags: water, habitat, drought )

Linda
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
California is in the third year of a devastating drought that has led farmers to fallow nearly half a million acres of cropland, threatened fish hatcheries and shrunk drinking water supplies for some communities.
Bushfire Season 'Will Be More Severe as a Result of Climate Change'
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, weather, world )

Linda
- 21 hours ago - theguardian.com
Climate change is already increasing the intensity and severity of bushfires in New South Wales and extending bushfire season by months, a report by the Climate Council has warned.
   

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