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Environment

This Dome in the Pacific Houses Tons of Radioactive Waste -- and It's Leaking
Environment  (tags: Marshall Islands, Asia Pacific, Climate change, Nuclear waste, Indigenous peoples, Oceans )

Judy
- 23 hours ago - theguardian.com
The Runit Dome in the Marshall Islands is a hulking legacy of years of US nuclear testing. Now locals and scientists are warning that rising sea levels caused by climate change could cause 111,000 cubic yards of debris to spill into the ocean
Take Action - BP Has Finally Paid Up
Environment  (tags: BP, oil, spill, money, gulf, conservation )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
The BP settlement agreement of $18.7 billion is big news and an important step toward restoration of the Gulf of Mexico.
Protect Our Resources: Pledge to Conserve Water During California's Drought
Environment  (tags: Water Conservation, water supply, Sustainabililty, water use, Drinkable water )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our state's devastating drought is at its worst point yet. Already, Gov. Jerry Brown has called for a 25% statewide reduction in water use - and now summer, the peak season for water use in our state, is upon us.
Protect One of the Last Stands of Ancient Coastal Rainforest Forever!
Environment  (tags: British Columbia, ancient forests, save, nature, wildlife, petition )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The lush and magnificent Carmanah/Walbran valley on Vancouver Island, Canada, is still not fully protected! There is a chunk of the two valleys that is extremely threatened by the logging corporation Teal Jones, even though this corporation has access
TAKE ACTION NOW! Safeguard Clean Water for Great Blue Herons
Environment  (tags: wildlife, water, protection, government, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - online.nwf.org
Please take action to safeguard clean water for great blue herons by calling on your legislators to fully support the new Clean Water rule!
Tell Your Senators: The Oil Export Ban Must Stand
Environment  (tags: oil export ban, climate, climate-change, oil spills, public health, drilling, carbon )

Lone
- 19 hours ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Murkowski and Inhoffe aren't interested in our pain at the pump. Just like they're not interested in climate chaos, oil spills and public health. They're only interested in drilling up every bit of carbon under the ground and selling it,
Turn Shell's Drillships Around!
Environment  (tags: destruction, habitat, protection )

Linda
- 17 hours ago - sierra.force.com
If Shell can't stop one oil disaster after another in Nigeria, how are they supposed to operate safely in the remote Arctic? In the last year alone, Shell reported 204 spills in the Niger Delta. And that doesn't even begin to demonstrate the trauma...
Turn Shell's Drillships Around!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, wildlife, pollution )

Alice
- 12 hours ago - sierra.force.com
Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by oil pollution in the air, soil, drinking water, and fisheries. IMPORTANT !!!!! PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CO2 Emissions Threaten Ocean Crisis
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, CO2emissions, oceans, nature, environment )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A major report warns life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions from industrial society are drastically cut
Heat Turns Wild Genetic Male Reptiles Into Functional Females
Environment  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, animals, investigation, conservation, ecosystems, climate-change, globalwarming, humans, nature, protection, wildlife, habitat )

Rituraj
- 15 hours ago - sciencenews.org
Some genetically male Australian bearded dragons are growing up as fully functional females in the wild âEUR" the first reptiles confirmed to reverse sex under natural conditions.
Dont Let Transnational Canal Destroy Fragile Ecosystems
Environment  (tags: nicaragua, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, animal species, petition )

Scooby
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Unique ecosystems and countless animal species are going to be put at terrible risk by a massive transnational canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans currently being built through Nicaragua, according to the projectâEUR(TM)s environmental review.
Michigan State House - Save the Bees!
Environment  (tags: bees, pesticides, honey bees, crops, pollinators, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 5 hours ago - change.org
Please reconsider your decision to allow the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops pollinated by bees Numerous publications in the United States find a connection between the use of these pesticides and the rapid rise of bee colony collapses
The University of WA Is Still Intent on Seeking Approval for a Residential Estate in Underwood Avenue Bushland in Shenton Park
Environment  (tags: western australia, bushland, wildlife, petition, underwood avenue, kingspark )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - change.org
The Banksia, Jarrah and Tuart bushland is part of the already fragmented original link from Kings Park to Bold Park.
Success: Texas Bans Shark Finning
Environment  (tags: protection, humans, animalwelfare, ecosystems )

Julie
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Success: Texas bans shark finning.
Pope Francis: Call on Ecuador to Protect the Amazon and Its Peoples - Amazon Watch
Environment  (tags: destruction, climate-change, energy, humans, habitatdestruction, pollution, wildlife )

Alice
- 13 hours ago - amwt.ch
Yasuni is home to EcuadorâEUR(TM)s last communities living in voluntary isolation and is one of the most biodiverse areas of the planet. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Trouble at Mendocino Redwood Company
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, humans, nature, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, climate-change, environment, forests, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Michael
- 1 day ago - theava.com
Tree-killer conflict politics. Mendocino/Humboldt redwoods hired a SierraPacific mgr who might be instituting more damaging policies in this less-destructive, more environmentally tractable corp. (SP, Red Emmerson, alone chops 1/50th of California)
New Species of Songbirds Evolving in Western Ghats, Says Study
Environment  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, GoodNews, habitat, protection, humans, investigation, conservation, nature, ecosystems, forests )

Rituraj
- 16 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Interspersed with "sky islands" and large valleys, the unique topography of Western Ghats is aiding evolution of new species of songbirds, a recent study shows.
   

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