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Stop Exacerbating Drought By Drilling for Water - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: drought, California, ground water, finite resources, catastrophe, drilling for water, sinking California, farmland, water shortage, pumping wells )

- 1 day ago -
Groundwater is a finite resource of which pursuit will only end catastrophically when we inevitably reach the last traces of the supply. Parts of California are sinking at the rate of 1foot per year, which is impeding the gravitational flow of streams.
STOP Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rain Forests *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees )

- 17 hours ago -
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change....
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect America's Rainforest From Old-Growth Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Tongass, deforestation, rainforest, rainforest destruction, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans, healthconditions, government, water, trees )

- 5 hours ago -
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
Applaud National Geographic's Dedication to Sustainability *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

- 19 hours ago -
One of the most widely read and highly esteemed publications in the world has begun incorporating recycled fiber into every page of its award-winning magazines. Working closely with nonprofit organizations Green America and the Natural Resources ...
Take Action! - Stop Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rainforests - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Peanut butter, Palm oil, Rainforests, Orangutans, climate change )

- 17 hours ago -
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change.
Urge Australia Not to Backtrack on Climate Action --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: aUSTRALIA, CARBON TAX, POLLUTION, climate-change, energy, environment, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics )

- 8 hours ago -
Australia is the developed world's largest polluter per capita. The previous government put in place a carbon tax which charged almost 23 American dollars per every tonne of greenhouse gases emitted, and was designed to penalize the countries' ...
Genetically Engineered Forests Have No Wildlife
Environment  (tags: tree, GMO, GE, wildlife, pesticide, poison, timber, lumber, paper, recycled, logging, forest, forests, corporations, big agriculture, endangered, pollen, documentary )

- 1 day ago -
GE TREES must be stopped before they destroy our forests and our health. Our film, "Synthetic Forests", will give us the facts to act before it is too late. Synthetic Forests will provide an in-depth investigation into the devastating effects GE trees
Save Rare Harpy Eagle From Extinction - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: animalrights, endangered, AnimalWelfare, conservation )

- 7 hours ago -
Protect the Harpy Eagle, a critically endangered Amazonian bird.
27 Powerful Photos That Will Make You Want To Swear Off Plastic Forever
Environment  (tags: plastic bags, plastic pollution, plastic bottles, Plastic Waste, photos, global waste )

- 13 hours ago -
DYK that virtually every piece of plastic ever made still exists--in some shape or form--somewhere on our planet?
State or Emergency in Siberia's Largest Permafrost Region - Due to Wildfires
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature )

- 18 hours ago -
More than one thousand people were evacuated from their homes in the Sakha Republic - also known as Yakutia - which is the largest region of the Russian Federation, while states of emergency are also in effect in other major regions such as Kransnoyarsk
In Tanzania, 'Living Walls' Take Root to Protect Threatened Lions
Environment  (tags: animals, lions, tanzania, fences, living walls. live trees, livestock )

- 1 day ago -
Live African myrrh trees are being used instead of fence posts to create living walls to separate livestock and lions. While protecting the livestock, the living walls also prevent the lions from being killed in retribution for killing livestock.
Global Warming Hasn't Stopped, No Matter What Some May Say
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, habitatdestruction )

- 1 day ago -
GLOBAL temps reached record highs in June and May, June ocean temps highest departure from average than ever......
Landmark(Blackmark) Decision Approves Seismic Airgun Testing For Oil & Gas Testin Off Atlantic Coastline
Environment  (tags: corruption, ethics, elections, democrats, abuse, dishonesty, government, war, usa, terrorism, propaganda, politics, lies, economy, freedoms, ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, water, Sustainabililty, wildlife, pollution, nature, habitat, endan )

- 7 hours ago -
In a landmark decision last week, the federal government approved seismic exploration for oil and gas drilling on the Atlantic coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will allow extensive seismic airgun testing off the Mid- and South Atlantic coasts.
Yale Environment 360: Germany Tops Energy-Efficiency Ranking and U.S. Scores Near Bottom
Environment  (tags: conservation )

- 1 day ago -
The group also admonished Australia, which ranked 10th, for demonstrating "a clear backward trend" in implementing energy efficiency measures. Germany took the top spot largely due to regulations it has imposed on commercial and residential buildings.
The Climate Mobilization Project
Environment  (tags: mobilization, environment, climate change, culture, politics, United States, Canada, global warming )

- 15 hours ago -
Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required. Winston Churchill
Lake Mead Drops To Lowest Levels Ever As 14-Year Drought Plagues Southwest
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, climate-change, conservation )

- 14 hours ago -
Results of Climate Change Hits Hard in Nevada - Care2 News Network 8/3789727
'Reef Effect' of Offshore Wind Farms
Environment  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, energy, environment, Sustainabililty, sustainable, travel, climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, world, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Offshore wind farms create 'reef effect' perfect for marine wildlife - especially seals
Forget the Future. Climate Change Is Here and Now
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, flooding, extreme weather, droughts, environment, Sustainability )

- 16 hours ago -
The difference between weather and climate is a measure of time. Weather is what conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere "behaves" over relatively long periods of time.
Woman Swept to Her Death By Mudslide in Famous Siberian Mountain Spa Resort
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, nature )

- 8 hours ago -
Husband watches as wife is carried away by fast moving mud river after major flooding. Tourist Tatiana Yakovleva disappeared early in the morning of 28 June when severe flooding hit well-known Arshan village in the Republic of Buryatia.

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