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Environment  (tags: great northern forests, diversity of life, government, animals, ecosystems, environment )

- 1 day ago -
We need to call upon our government to keep their promises and take action to save the Great Northern Forest.
Please Sign-OCA: Demand Congress Investigate Collusion Between Monsanto and the EPA!
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, nature, habitat, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Tell Congress: Investigate the collusion between Monsanto and the EPA to bury the truth about Roundup. And in the meantime, ban sales of Roundup until we know the truth!
Save TasmaniaâEUR(TM)s Forests and Rare & Endangered Wildlife! PETITION
Environment  (tags: logging, environmental destruction, save Tasmania's forests, petition )

- 6 hours ago -
A new bill proposed in Tasmania would allow 356,000 hectares of forest to be made available to the logging industry - destroying critical ecosystems & habitats of unique & endangered species.
7,000 Huge Gas Bubbles Have Formed Under Siberia and Could Explode at Any Moment
Environment  (tags: Siberia, sinkholes, methane gas, carbon dioxide, environmental researchers, explosions, gas bubbles, 7, 000 permafrost bubbles )

- 14 hours ago -
In addition to leaving sinkholes, local environmental researchers found that the air escaping from these bulges contained up to 1,000 times more methane than the surrounding air and 25 times more carbon dioxide.
Americans Are Eating 20% Less Beef in Huge Win For Earth
Environment  (tags: americans, less beef, earth, animals, environment, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
The land of McDonaldâEUR(TM)s, turduckens, and hot dog eating competitions is consuming way less meat, according to a new report by the National Resource Defense Council.
TAKE ACTION This Tiny Device Could Provide Clean Water for 663 Million People
Environment  (tags: clean water, device, gadget, Solar-Powered, disinfecting water, environment, healthconditions, water, world )

- 1 day ago -
A tiny, black rectangular device could be the worldâEUR(TM)s long-term solution for clean water. The gadget is solar-powered, half the size of a postage stamp, and it disinfects water.
WWF,Pirin,The Forest With the Balkans Oldest Tree Under Threat
Environment  (tags: environment, habitatdestruction, forests, ecosystems, conservation, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Yet another European forest under threat.We need to save it from grave threats such as commercial logging & skiing infrastructure.Sign to save Pirin World heritage & eu Natura 2000 siteby not approving the disastrous new management plans.protect protect!
This Man Has Spent 40 Years Re-Planting Forests Lost to Cattle Ranching in Brazil
Environment  (tags: rain forests, climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, GoodNews )

- 16 hours ago -
Few stories are as inspirational as this one about Antonio Vicente, a man who has dedicated the past forty years of his life to reforesting the precious natural ecosystems of Brazil.
How Access to Clean Water Can Empower Women Around the World
Environment  (tags: clean water, Empowering women, providing water, dirty water, conservation, environment, healthconditions, world )

- 1 day ago -
Around the globe women are primarily responsible for providing water for their families. Tasked with this critical role, they face an impossible choice; certain death without water or possible death from illness due to dirty water.
No Fin Whales to Be Hunted in Iceland This Summer
Environment  (tags: wildlife, water, pollution, humans, nature, oceans, habitat, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, whales, cruelty, endangered, slaughter, habitat )

- 1 day ago -
Director of country's biggest whaling company says his fleet will not be hunting this season because of problems exporting the meat to JapanConservationists are hopeful that an end to commercial whaling in Iceland has moved one step closer
Canada: Protect Our Waters and Join the UNâEUR(TM)s Battle Against Ocean Plastic
Environment  (tags: canada, protecting water, Ocean Plastic, scientists, pollution, oceans, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, world )

- 4 hours ago -
Did you know that scientists have estimated more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic, weighing 250,000 million tons, currently pollute the worldâEUR(TM)s oceans?
Release of Arctic Methane May Be Apocalyptic, Study Warns
Environment  (tags: climate-change, methane emissions, habitatdestruction )

- 2 hours ago -
Methane releases from decaying frozen hydrates could result in emission rates that could change in order of magnitude in a matter of minutes, and that there would be nothing smooth, gradual or controlled about it.
So Now There Are 7,000 Methane Bubbles Beneath Siberia
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, methane, CO2, CO2emissions, environment, pollution, oceans, science, globalwarming, globalwarming, Siberia )

- 1 day ago -
When permafrost melts, it unleashes the trapped methane and carbon dioxide within it. Although carbon dioxide lasts longer in the atmosphere than methane, the latter gas is actually around 28-36 times more potent at trapping heat.
I Love Our Ocean and Support a Sydney Marine Park PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, oceans, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
We must safeguard our seas. We need a Sydney Marine Park now, clear targets to fix pollution, and targets to fix our fisheries management.
Attn: Secretary Zinke - We Want Public Lands Kept in Public Hands. PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
You and I own our public lands. We can't sit back while industry is given access by our government to plunder our natural heritage. Let's put the pressure on Zinke and ensure that our public lands are not destroyed to benefit
The World Meteorological Day This Year Is Under Theme of Clouds
Environment  (tags: )

- 17 hours ago -
"Understanding Clouds is the theme of World Meteorological Day 2017 to highlight the enormous importance of clouds for ... weather observations and forecasts. Clouds are one of the key uncertainties in the study of climate change" !
The Job-Killing Fiction Behind Trump's Retreat on Fuel Economy Standards
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, energy )

- 16 hours ago -
The Trump administration is expected to roll back the fuel economy standards that were a signature achievement of the Obama administration.
WWF Keep Nature Alive
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, trees, water, wildlife, nature, habitat, endangered, ecosystems, conservation )

- 1 day ago -
Nature in Crisis.500,000 have raised their voice on behalf of nature..Vital laws like EU birds & Habitats Directive form the backbone of nature conservation in europe leading to the Natura 2000 network of protected areas.Make sure the commission commits
Carbon Dioxide Levels Rose at Record Pace for 2nd Straight Year
Environment  (tags: climate-change, pollution, CO2emissions, CO2, carbon dioxide, Carbon dioxide emissions, Greenhouse Gas, fossil-fuels, fossil fuels, oil, coal, greenhouse effect, weather, extreme weather, storms, CO2 record, record tempertures, record weather )

Steven L
- 11 hours ago -
The two-year, 6-ppm surge in the greenhouse gas between 2015 and 2017 is unprecedented in the observatoryâEUR(TM)s 59-year record. And, it was a record fifth consecutive year that carbon dioxide (CO2) rose by 2 ppm or greater
From Alaska Wilderness League Extreme Killing of Wildlife, You Can See,How All Senators Voted Here
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, environment, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, oceans, water, wildlife, habitat, politics, protection, nature, ecosystems, CO2emissions )

- 4 hours ago -
for your interest,no democrats voted in favour,no republicans voted against this measure.Your calls helped to keep this vote close.Result makes us fear for the Arctic Wildlife Refuge.Legislat.already introd.S.49,The Alaska Oil &Gas production Act= drillin
We Challenge You to Join Our Week Long Action Challenge to Protect Our Environment
Environment  (tags: challenge, action challenge, protecting the environment, earth day, environment, conservation, humans, world )

- 4 hours ago -
This year for Earth Day, Global Citizen wants to challenge you to take an action a day for a week straight to save our environment. The challenge is simple. Starting April 22,you will receive an email a day with an action of the day for seven days
Bad News: Your Yoga Pants Are Killing the Oceans
Environment  (tags: yoga, yoga pants, killing the ocean, leggings, tank tops, waterways, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, world )

- 4 hours ago -
It turns out that while youâEUR(TM)ve been trying to lead a more balanced and holistic life by doing more yoga, your favorite leggings and tank tops may be causing serious harm to the worldâEUR(TM)s waterways, according to a new report.
Save the Mt. Davidson Forest in San Francisco PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
Please save the 1,600 interior trees slated for logging on Mt. Davidson and halt toxic pesticides.
Fukushima Report: Hundreds of Millions of Salmon Missing, Presumed Dead; All Forms of Ocean Life Dying in Stunning Numbers Acros
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, healthconditions, pollution, radia-active, Fukushima disaster, HAARP engineering )

- 1 hour ago -
South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), Mar 16, 2017 (emphasis added): The low salmon run size for the Yuba River appears to be part of another regional salmon collapse. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife point to preliminary data....

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