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URGENT: EU Pesticide Ban âEUR" Must Be Upheld! Ban the Use of Neonicotinoids in Canada.
Environment  (tags: wildlife, Bees and Neonicotonoids, chemical pollution, bee killing, ecosystems, protection, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Pollinators, including honeybees, are a central element of our food system and a critical pillar of our ecology. While the impact of honeybees extends far beyond the pollination of commercial agricultural crops, the monetary value of just this service...
Ivory Coast Cocoa Plantations Destroys Forests
Environment  (tags: forests, primates, animals, destruction, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, trees, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
The primates have disappeared in 13 of the 23 protected reserves in the Ivory Coast. This finding of the terrible some scientists-researchers in the African country. The main causes: the destruction of forests to implement cocoa plantations.
Tell President Obama: Don t Drill the Arctic
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, conservation, ecosystems, animals, wildlife, endangered, energy, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, world )

- 1 day ago -
Tell President Obama: Don t drill the Arctic. Sign the petition and we ll deliver it to the president with the text of his speech from the Gulf oil spill.
Take Action on Global Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, destruction, ecosystems, green energy, CO2emissions, Sustainabililty, pollution, protection )

- 23 hours ago -
World attention is currently not enough to address the issue of climate change which is increasing in severity year after year. All well-respected scientists agree that Global warming is happening, is a major threat to the well-being of the planet and is
Environment  (tags: tribes, yellowstone, Obama administrtion, Grizzly bears )

- 1 day ago -
Take action below -- tell Ashe and Jewell to put delisting plans on hold for Yellowstone's grizzlies and attend the tribal summit this summer.
Save Monarchs From Dow's Chemical Assault! - NRDC PETITION
Environment  (tags: petition, Dow Chemical, Monarch Butterflies, herbicide, Enlist Duo )

- 1 day ago -
Tell Dow's CEO to shelve the company's plan for selling a potent chemical cocktail -- before it wreaks more destruction on monarchs.
Protect Our BLM Backyard Forests
Environment  (tags: conservation, animals, forests, rivers, water, nature, trees, habitat, protection, humans, wildlife )

- 18 hours ago -
Your signature keeps our BLM Backyard Forests healthy and standing tall full of vibrant streams, wildlife, trails, and big trees while encouraging restoration and fuels reduction around communities.
Save North Carolina's Coast From Offshore Drilling ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
North Carolina is world-renowned for its spectacular coastline and the wildlife and abundant fisheries it supports. But right now, our coast is threatened by proposed offshore drilling for oil and gas. This reckless plan presents significant risks
Stop The Destruction of Our Southern Forests to Fuel Europe's Power Plants ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, destruction, fuel, habitat, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
Right now, the increased demand for wood pellets as a fuel source in Europe, and particularly in the United Kingdom, is driving the destruction of forests in the Southern United States.
WhatâEUR(TM)s Your Water Footprint?
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, energy, globalwarming, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

- 1 day ago -
This calculator helps you estimate your total water use. You know water comes from the tap, but do you know how much water goes into your sandwich? Your gadgets? The electricity that powers them? Soon you will!
TAKE ACTION: Tell President Obama: Don't Drill the Arctic
Environment  (tags: obama, Arctic Drilling, Gulf oil spill )

- 1 day ago -
Tell President Obama: DonâEUR(TM)t drill the Arctic. Sign the petition and weâEUR(TM)ll deliver it to the president with the text of his speech from the Gulf oil spill.
Speak Up to Stop Mega-Resort at Grand Canyon! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, stae-owned, wildlife, water )

- 1 hour ago -
The U.S. Forest Service has before it an application to improve roads and allow utilities that would pave the way for a massive new development near the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park. The proposed development--2,100 residential units ...
TAKE ACTION: Keep the Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bees, pesticides, neonicotinoids, european )

- 1 day ago -
Please don't allow any exemptions to the European ban on bee-killing pesticides (known as neonicotinoids). Our bees are too important.
When They Drill, They Spill. TAKE ACTION NOW!!!
Environment  (tags: oil spill disaster, california coast, catastrophe, destruction, pollution, environment, ecosystems, protection )

- 14 hours ago -
An estimated 105.000 gallons of crude oil spilled on California's coastline near Santa Barbara on Tuesday. The broken pipeline created a slick stretching nine miles along some of California's most popular camping destinations before it was secured.
The Ecologist: Why We Should Support Nuclear Power
Environment  (tags: UK, Climate Change, Reducing Emissions, Nuclear Energy, Molten Salt Reactors, PRISM, Next Generation Nuclear )

- 39 minutes ago -
The UK should continue to use nuclear power, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, writes Stephen Tindale. It should also test new nuclear technologies that can burn plutonium, such as the PRISM reactor, and develop molten salt reactors.
Please Oppose Fast Track for the TPP
Environment  (tags: TPP, oppose, trans-pacific partnership, trade deal, nations, world, environment )

- 1 day ago -
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a trade deal under negotiation among 12 nationsâEUR"Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam.
Ruptured Pipeline Along California Coast Dumps Crude Oil Into Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: Sustainabililty, water, weather, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Ahhh, the "all-America Coastal Pipeline." Anyone remember the hidden little Refufio? Clear water, splashing fish tinywaves? Sludge now. That coast has long been uglified by oil infrastructure. Finally, death undisguised.
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, healthconditions, oceans, politics, nature, pollution, protection, water, trees, world, wildlife, animalwelfare, extinction, protection )

- 1 day ago -
What could be learned from this week's oil spill near Santa Barbara? -It shows us that drilling for oil is a huge risk for the surrounding environment -It shows us that even in calm climates, an oil spill is entirely possible
Winds Wreak Havoc for B.C. Firefighters
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, Fire, habitatdestruction, pollution, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 1 hour ago -
May 21, 2015, Prince George, B.C. - A large fire raging in British Columbia's Central Interior has grown dramatically over a 24-hour period, reversing some of the progress achieved by crews struggling to contain the aggressive blaze ...
Isil Seizes Parts of Palmyra: History of the Group's Ancient Site Destruction in 60 Seconds
Environment  (tags: Islamic State, Islam, destruction, humans, politics, protection, world )

- 1 day ago -
Isil has caused uproar over their destruction of ancient sites in Iraq and Syria. The latest threat is to the Roman site of Palmyra, Syria, near where the extremists have reportedly seized parts of the ancient city.
Tell President Obama: Don't Drill the Arctic -Please Sign
Environment  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Tell President Obama: DonâEUR(TM)t drill the Arctic. Sign the petition and weâEUR(TM)ll deliver it to the president with the text of his speech from the Gulf oil spill.
Lock The Gate Alliance
Environment  (tags: Australia, Lock The Gate Alliance, conservationists, traditional custodians, unsafe coal mining, coal seam gas, fracking )

- 16 hours ago -
A national coalition of people from across Australia, including farmers, traditional custodians, conservationists and urban residents, who are uniting to protect our common heritage - our land, water and communities - from unsafe or inappropriate mining
More Bad News From Antarctica
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, humans, nature, oceans, research, science, water, weather, world )

- 4 hours ago -
Bad news keeps flowing from Antarctica. The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking over the past couple of decades, and that could have grave implications for sea level rise. ItâEUR(TM)s not the ice shelves themselves that pose -
The Truth Behind Peabody's Campaign to Rebrand Coal as a Poverty Cure
Environment  (tags: Mr. Peabody's Coal Train Done Hauled It )

- 1 day ago -
Daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County, Down by the Green River where paradise laid? You're too late my son, there ain't nobody goes there. Mr. Peabody's coal train done hauled it away. World largest shovel and the progress of man. Thanks John.
Ruptured Pipeline Spills 21,000 Gallons of Oil on California Coast
Environment  (tags: oil spill, pipeline, ruptured pipeline, california coast, ecosystems, environment, nature, oceans, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
A pipeline ruptured along the scenic California coastline on Tuesday, spilling some 21,000 gallons (79,000 liters) of oil into the ocean and on beaches before it could be secured, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.
3 Problems With ObamaâEUR(TM)s Plan to Save the Bees
Environment  (tags: Bees, pesticide and Obama's plan )

- 1 day ago -
Unfortunately, the plan fails to tackle the most urgent need for protecting bee populationsâEUR"getting dangerous pesticides off the market.
Protect the Environment From Bad Trade Deals
Environment  (tags: destruction, healthconditions, pollution, wildlife, humans, ecosystems, environment, climate-change )

- 4 hours ago -
This extra-judicial system allows private multinational corporations to undermine environmental, health and safety regulations. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The High Cost of Dirty Fuels
Environment  (tags: International Monetary Fund, IMF, Fossil Fuels, Environment, Health, Pollution, Climate Change )

- 4 hours ago -
A new report from the International Monetary Fund makes a compelling case for why countries should end subsidies for fossil fuels: It would save millions of lives.
Stewart Brand: Rethinking Extinction
Environment  (tags: Extinction, Mass Extinction, Islands, Biodiversity, Climate Change )

- 2 hours ago -
Anyone who doubts the reality of global warming need only talk to a few field biologists.

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