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Help Protect Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Environment  (tags: national parks, wildlife, animals, conservation, endangered, environment, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, energy, destruction, protection, pollution, politics, nature, trees, water )

Sara
- 1 day ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Meridian Energy Group's proposal to build a 55,000-barrel-a-day oil refinery just 3 miles from the border of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a direct threat to the parks air quality, scenic views and night skies
350.Org,UNESCO.Protect Culture,Not Coal
Environment  (tags: environment, coal, habitatdestruction, protection globalwarming, protection, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - 350.org
Join the Global call, to protect our priceless cultural sites from coal & climate change.We need to stop all fossil fuel development that threatens World heritage sites & demand govts comply with Paris climate agreement
Petitionsite,Stop Palm Oil Biofuel That Drives Deforestation & Destroys Orangutan Homes
Environment  (tags: environment, habitatdestruction, palm oil, pollution, wildlife, destruction, conservation, trees, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Rainforests are cleared & burned & endangered species are dying in the rush to create palm oil to power our cars.Korindo destroyed 50,000 hectares of rainforest on Papua to grow palm.Sign petition
Sumofus,Sign Our Petition to Bayer
Environment  (tags: environment, bees, birds, neonicotinoids, wildlife, pollution, ecosystems, conservation, protection )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - actions.sumofus.org
Bee harming pesticides are worse than we imagined.Neonicotinoida are not just decimating bee colonies ,they are hurting birds too.In areas of high concentrations,bird populations declined every year.its time to get Bayer to STOP producing these chemical
Petition - Help Protect Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Environment  (tags: national parks, oil refineries, pollution, environmental damages, destruction protection, habitat conservation, ecosystems, air quality, CO2emissions )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Meridian Energy Group's proposal to build a 55,000-barrel-a-day oil refinery just 3 miles from the border of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a direct threat to the park's air quality, scenic views and night skies, and dishonors President...
Petitionsite,Urge Congress to Save Our Public Lands
Environment  (tags: environment, land water funding protection, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
the Trump administration has proposed 84% cuts to important program for protecting land & water,The land & water Conservsation Fund,Tell Congress to protect them for the future.NO cuts
Avaaz,Block Monsantos Meg Merger
Environment  (tags: environment, Bayer, Monsanto, merger, habitatdestruction, pollution )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Two regulators in the EU & US have the power to stop this toxic marriage & stand up for citizens rights & public good.This frankenmonster could control our whole food system.This must be stopped.Sign
Petitionsite,Stand Up for Real Climate Action
Environment  (tags: climate-change, action, environment, ecosystems, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, globalwarming )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
heeding science is essential to urgent climate action for our planet,we neeed the power of science & smart policy solutions to stop catastophic climate change now.Stand with nature conservancy on turning back climate change
Petitionsite,Tell the South Australian Govt to Save Native Birds From Extinction
Environment  (tags: environment, native birds, protection, wildlife, conservation )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
South australia holds the ignonimous designation of the worst extinction rate for native birds as numbers of various species continue to plummet according to abc.net.The govt is failing native birds.Demand the take action legislating to createnew habitat
Forcechange,Rebuild Island Devastated By Irma
Environment  (tags: weather, hurricane, barmuda, devastation, animal welfare )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Rex Tillerson Help Island of Barmuda rebuild after hurricane Irma devastation.Hundreds of animals left behing to starve to death.
Ban the Use of Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags PETITION
Environment  (tags: ban plastic bags, disposable plastic shopping bags, pcean, marine life, ecosystems, animals, conservation, endangered, environment, humans, nature, oceans, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - change.org
If the use of disposable plastic bags is banned, it will prevent them from ending up in the ocean and negatively affecting marine life such as turtles, fish, mammals, and birds. Therefore creating better ecosystems
Organicconsumers,Tell Your Senators,Vote NO on Trumps Pick for Top USDA "Scientist"
Environment  (tags: environment, USDA, chief scientist, climate-change )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - action.organicconsumers.org
This important job is reserved for distinguished scientists with specialized experience,.Clovis isnt even a scientist!He is even a climate change sceptic.Tell your senators to vote NO on sam Clovis
Wemove, Stop Monster -Merger,BaySanto
Environment  (tags: environment, Bayer, monsanto, monopoly, consumer protection, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - act.wemove.eu
Tell the commissioner a Bayer monsanto merger would be a disaster for farmers.& a catastrophe for our bugs bees & birds.urge them to reject the merger & prevent the damage caused by these corporations & full openness.Sign
Nwf,Stop the Loss of National Parks,Forests,Monuments & Wildlife Refuges
Environment  (tags: environment, public lands, sell off, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, protection, Sustainabililty, conservation )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - online.nwf.org
members of congress took a step forward to "disposing "of wild public lands that wildlife depend on & selling them to private interests.Take action.Tell congress to Back off,change course & stand up for americas public lands & wildlife.Sign
Petition - Protect Clean Water From Fracking Pollution
Environment  (tags: fracking industry, fracking pollution, waste pits, clean water, Health issues, risks, prevention, safety, people before profit, disease, longterm effects, stronger protection, responsible sourcing )

Kalliope
- 11 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
We know that fracking and related processes can pollute our drinking water. That's why, in 2015, more than 1.3 million people told the Bureau of Land Management (BLM): no more waste pits, require baseline water tests, and maintain well integrity.
Hurricane Maria Is Now An 'Extremely Dangerous' Category 5 Storm
Environment  (tags: weather, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, endangered, Sustainabililty, oceans, globalwarming, climate )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Islands still reeling from Irma are bracing for another hit.Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma began carving a path of destruction across the Caribbean, several islands in the region are bracing for Maria to take its toll in the next two days as it
Wemove,Stop the Flood of Plastic.
Environment  (tags: environment, plastic pollution, habitatdestruction, wildlife, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - act.wemove.eu
To president of the eu commission & others,we ask you to stop the trashing of our oceans with millions of tons of plastic & commit to a world free of plastic pollution.Set ambitious goals to reduce the production & use of plastic.Act
Wemove,Defend the Forest
Environment  (tags: Ancient forest, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, protection, habitat, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - act.wemove.eu
Defend europes last ancient forest.The Bialowieza Forest is beyond valuable,a price;less piece of living history that we need to safeguard from human greeed & folly.Sign in defence of the forest
Powerful Earthquake Kills More Than 130 In Central Mexico
Environment  (tags: world, humans, nature, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Wilde
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many people are believed to be trapped beneath the rubble. The temblor occurred on the 32nd anniv of a devastating quake that killed thousands in Mexico City in 1985.Many Mexicans had taken part in earthquake drills on Tues as is customary every 9/19
Citizens Run Proposed âEUR~Mega-DairyâEUR(TM) Out of Town
Environment  (tags: mega-dairy, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, healthconditions, pollution, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Residents feared that construction would result in heavy pollution of the lake and other surrounding waterways, and their concerns have certainly become reality for Americans living near dairy farms in recent years.
New Bill Aims to Restore 'Common-Sense' Plastic Water Bottle Ban in National Parks
Environment  (tags: plastic water bottle ban, national parks, conservation, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Quigley's office touts that the bill "promotes conservation" and protects America's pristine natural sites from the Trump administration's "attacks against common-sense sustainability efforts."
Smh.Comau,Spike in Protected Turtles Hooked By Fishing Lines Off Australia as Govt Relaxes Marine Protection
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans sanctuaries, marine life, threat fishing, wildlife, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 20 hours ago - smh.com.au
The number of hooked turtles has jumped ten fold over the past 5 years sparking fears for the fate of ocean marine life as Turnbull tears up marine protections.This latest data NOT included in govt report!Please comment to josh Frydenberg in follwingpetit
Giving Legal Rights to Nature, Animals Would Help Protect the Environment, Says UBC Legal Expert
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, books, conservation, humans, nature, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - cbc.ca
Boyd's new book The Rights of Nature explores the growing global movement to use rights for non-human entities to protect the environment.
How Factory Farming Is Driving the Sixth Mass Extinction (Video)
Environment  (tags: clear-cutting, deforestation, farms, endangered species, food, rainforests )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
Forests that are home to endangered animals are being cleared to grow feed crops for livestock at factory farms.
Wemove,H&M & Zaras Dirty Secret
Environment  (tags: fashion clothes factories, water pollution, Air pollution )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - act.wemove.eu
To Zara,H&M & other fashion giants,the clothes you sell have been directly linked to devastating air & water pollution at viscose factories in Asia.As eu cistomers we demand a zero pollution policy & clean technologies.Sign for a new policy
TAKE ACTION: The Viral Campaign to Save the Amazon
Environment  (tags: protection, brazilian rainforest, corruption, destruction )

Dogan
- 14 minutes ago - secure.avaaz.org
We demand that you listen to the appeal of the Brazilian people and stop, once and for all, passing laws, decrees, and any other irresponsible legislative measure to please the interests of powerful parties and politicians
   

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