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Stand With Elizabeth Warren: Tell the Senate to Reject ISDS and Fast Track Authority for the TPP! PETITION
Environment  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, government, ethics, investments, news, politics, society, safety, interesting, humans, freedoms, law, culture, americans, asia, china, HumanRights, humanrights, labor, pollution, environment )

- 20 hours ago -
Any deal that undermines U.S. sovereignty by giving multinational corporations the power to challenge our laws in an unaccountable tribunal is unacceptable -- and Senate Democrats need to vote against it.
Please Sign: AK Steel, Stop Dumping Toxic Chemicals Into the Ohio River!
Environment  (tags: Ohio River, water pollution, AK Steel Rockport, Indiana, cancer, reproductive and developmental chemicals, toxic chemicals, nitrites, Clean Water Act, EPA proposed new rule, GOP oppositionprotection, nature, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
In 2013 industries dumped 23 million pounds of chemicals into the Ohio River, making it the most polluted body of water in the United States for the 7th year in a row. But one company alone, AK Steel, released 73% of those chemicals.
Consumers Want GMO Labels, Not Barcodes
Environment  (tags: world, humanrights, gmos, choices, labels )

- 1 day ago -
On Wednesday last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack once again floated the idea of consumers using barcodes to identify foods that contain genetically modified organisms
AK Steel, Stop Dumping Toxic Chemicals Into the Ohio River
Environment  (tags: water contamination, water pollution, Water Quality, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, wildlife )

- 8 hours ago -
In 2013 industries dumped 23 million pounds of chemicals into the Ohio River, making it the most polluted body of water in the United States for the 7th year in a row. But one company alone, AK Steel, released 73% of those chemicals.
Protect the Grand Canyon For All Americans PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
The New York Times recently spotlighted two major development proposals that would devastate the canyon's wild nature, beauty, and overall health. These projects would harm a national treasure, a wild place essential to our identity as Americans.
SOS Save Our Shorebirds PETITION
Environment  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, habitat, shorebirds )

- 5 hours ago -
Right now, shorebird habitats across Australia are under huge pressure âEUR"coal port developments in Gladstone, Abbot Point and Newcastle, housing developments in the Great Sandy Strait, Port Fairy and Mandurah, the over extraction of water
No Drilling in the Atlantic or Arctic Oceans PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
Take action and tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management that allowing more drilling off our coasts is a disaster waiting to happen.
Tell EPA: Protect Our Lungs and Parks From Air Pollution! - National Parks Conservation Association
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
Now is the opportunity to ask the U.S. EPA to protect our lungs and our wildlife from dangerous ozone pollution. Ozone, a byproduct of fossil-fuel combustion, causes asthma attacks and serious respiratory illness. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Viral China Pollution Film Is Brave, Personal and Powerful
Environment  (tags: China, pollution, viral environmental film, Asia Pacific, "Under the Dome", Chai Jing )

- 1 day ago -
Chai Jing's documentary Under the Dome is praised by environmentalist Ma Jun for raising public awareness of China's air pollution crisis. Article includes the entire film.
It's Time to Get Serious About Wildlife Crime
Environment  (tags: United Nations World Wildlife Day, CITES, Member States, partners, wildlife crime )

- 1 day ago -
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaimed 3 March 2014 World Wildlife Day to mark the Anniversary of CITES. Today, the UN alongside it's Member States and global partners, highlights the message, "It's time to get serious about wildlife crime".
Nepal Official Says Human Waste on Mt. Everest a Major Health, Environmental Problem
Environment  (tags: Mt. Everest, waste dump )

- 1 day ago -
Mount Everest may now be known as not only the highest mountain peak in the world but also the highest dump in the world.
As Oceans Become Killing Field, Fish We Eat Dwindle
Environment  (tags: fish, oceans, killing fields )

- 1 day ago -
The oceans have become a killing field. Thanks to giant trawlers armed with technology and massive nets, the seas are running low on the fish we like to eat, like halibut and cod, making room for the ones we don't like.
Global Warming Upped Heat Driving CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Drought
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, globalwarming, globalwarming, conservation )

- 15 hours ago -
Despite a recent influx of snow and rain this past weekend, extremely low snow pack in the Sierra Nevada has conspired with warm temperatures to keep the state...More at site!
Colombia Proposes Protected Corridor Across South America
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, conservation, world, protection, habitat, politics )

- 8 hours ago -
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has announced plans to create the worldâEUR(TM)s largest protected area, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Andes Mountains.
Ancient 'Lost City' Home to a Vanished Civilisation Found Deep in Jungles of Honduras
Environment  (tags: Honduras, lost civilisation, rainforest, monkey children )

- 4 hours ago -
The jungle-choked remains of a "lost city", abandoned by a mysterious civilisation several centuries ago and long fabled for reports of its gold and "monkey children", have been uncovered in the depths of the rainforests of Honduras.
Stop MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Attack on GMO Labeling-Please Sign
Environment  (tags: )

- 2 hours ago -
Stop MonsantoâEUR(TM)s attack on GMO labeling
The Nightmarish Normalcy of Canada's Tar Sands Mines
Environment  (tags: tar sands, cannons, enery, animals, water, Canada )

- 1 day ago -
The tar sands operation that I've been invited to visit in Alberta, Canada, also runs 24/7. Usually the cannons succeed in scaring away the birds. But sometimes--BOOM!--they don't. Each year, about 200,000 birds alight on these ponds. Some never take off
Congress as a Little Pill Gone Bad
Environment  (tags: )

- 21 hours ago -
There are times when we have to acknowledge the true depth of the fecal matter we are swimming in and who is responsible for our current state. And then it is time to take a deep breath and do something about it.
BBC News - Signs of Spring 'Shifting' in Trees
Environment  (tags: climate change, trees, spring, woodlands, forests )

- 1 day ago -
Scientists say signs of spring are appearing earlier in woodlands because of temperature rises in past decades.
Sea Levels Along The Northeast Rose Almost 4 Inches In Just 2 Years: Study
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, NOAA, Nat'l Oceanic, Atmospheric Administration, US, Northeast Coast )

- 22 hours ago -
Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Surprise Findings From Berkeley Lab X-Ray Study of San Andreas Fault Rock Sample
Environment  (tags: destruction, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, conservation, ecosystems, endangered )

- 14 hours ago -
As everyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area knows, the Earth moves under our feet. But what about the stresses that cause earthquakes? How much is known about them? THERE are live links here for anyone to click on.
Chile Volcano Eruption Sends Lava Shooting Into the Sky - ABC News
Environment  (tags: )

- 14 hours ago -
Chile's Villarrica volcano erupted overnight, sending lava shooting into the night sky.
Taps Start to Run Dry in BrazilâEUR(TM)s Largest City
Environment  (tags: Conservation, Growth, Pollution and Deforestation )

- 1 hour ago -
Sporadic water cutoffs, some going days without it.Drastic rationing may be needed, with water service provided only two days a week. Schools are prohibiting children from using water when brushing their teeth. Sandwiches instead of hot lunches. No dishes
Give Polar Bears More Than a Snowball's Chance
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, polar bears, endangered, animals, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

- 27 minutes ago -
While Shell recently announced plans to drill in AmericaâEUR(TM)s Arctic Ocean this summer, the Obama administration has continued to set the stage for future oil drilling in the region.

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