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Petition: Demand Antitrust Regulators Halt This Ludicrous Monsanto-Syngenta Takeover | SumOfUs
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Syngenta, takeover, Anti-trust Regulators, Europe, United States, Petition )

- 1 day ago -
This is the deal that could create the ultimate super villain. Monsanto wants to launch a takeover bid of Syngenta, one of the biggest pushers of bee-killing pesticides in the world. The new megacorp would boast a colossal combined revenue of $30 billion.
Coca-Cola: The New Enemy Of The Environment?
Environment  (tags: National Park Service, coca cola pollution, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife, trees, water, healthconditions, forests )

- 5 hours ago -
Tell the National Park Service to stop pandering to corporate interests!
The Reef Is in Danger!
Environment  (tags: reef, conservation, ecosystems, animals, climate-change, government, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, world )

- 8 hours ago -
Tell UNESCO to keep its eyes on the Reef and use its power to protect it.
Nuclear Official Warns of Explosions at Fukushima Plant
Environment  (tags: radia-active, destruction, ecosystems, weather, water, world )

- 1 day ago -
Nuclear official warns of explosions at Fukushima plant âEUR" Gases accumulating in sediment underneath highly contaminated water âEUR" Spark caused by static electricity could ignite hydrogen blast
Implement Plan for Coastal Cities Threatened By Rising Seas ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, climate-change )

- 4 hours ago -
Implement national adaptation plan for all coastal cities facing growing effects of climate change.
Palm Oil Activist Murdered in Jakarta
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, hazards of activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world )

- 6 hours ago -
An Indonesian activist who opposed unbridled oil palm expansion was stabbed to death before dawn this morning outside a nightclub in South Jakarta.
TAKE ACTION: The Reef Is in Danger
Environment  (tags: reef, conservation, United Nations )

- 15 hours ago -
ThatâEUR(TM)s why our next step is a planet-wide petition to UNESCO, urging delegates to continue to keep a close watch on the Reef and help protect all the incredible marine life that lives there. Can you add your name right now?
NOW Is the Time to Ban Fracking, Governor Brown ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
If Governor Brown truly wants to be a leader on climate and environmental issues, it's time to step up and put an end to extreme energy extraction in California starting with fracking.
Defend Solar Energy in Massachusetts!
Environment  (tags: energy, climate-change, healthconditions, pollution, politics, humans, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Take a stand to defend solar energy in Massachusetts by sending your legislator a message letting them know you support strong solar energy policies! PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Environment  (tags: neonics, Ace Hardware, True Value, Petition, Tweet )

- 1 day ago -
We've recently made major progress in the fight to get neonics off store shelves, winning commitments from Lowe's and Home Depot. Our job is to keep the momentum going by asking Ace and True Value to do their part to protect bees. Petition & Tweets
Want to Help Protect Our Environment? * Have Your Say on How You Can Have a Say *
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty )

- 16 hours ago -
Meaningful public participation is a backbone of environmental assessment. Without it, project reviews can become a closed-door rubber stamp, vulnerable to manipulation by proponents, governments, or any stakeholder with an agenda and a seat at ...
The Caribbean and Climate Change: An Ocean Runs Through It?
Environment  (tags: caribbean, populations, coastal settlements, rising sea levels, climate-change, endangered, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, oceans, world )

- 3 hours ago -
"Seventy percent of the Caribbean populations living in coastal settlements will in time be devoured by rising sea levels." Climate change in the Caribbean is about survival.
2015 Is Crushing It For Hottest Year On Record
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, NASA, Record Heat, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin, NOAA )

- 17 hours ago -
Last week NASA reported that this has been the Earth's hottest January-April on record. This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed that finding with its latest monthly report on global temperatures.
Santa Barbara Oil Spill: Authorities, Environmentalists Step Up Response
Environment  (tags: Santa Barbara, California, Oil Spill, Response, Environmentalists, Disaster )

- 16 hours ago -
Authorities have intensified their response to this week's Santa Barbara oil spill by announcing remedies and additional investigations.
Israeli Firm Brings Biodegradable Plastic, and Jobs, to Savannah
Environment  (tags: biodegradable plastic, Israel, Savannah GA )

- 2 hours ago -
Bram Industries, a major producer of food storage and kitchen products, is set to open a new plant in the US. Israeli plastics company is bringing its new green technology to the US, including 100% biodegradable plastic shopping bags.
Environment  (tags: conservation, monsanto, Monarch Butterflies, Dow Chemical )

- 1 hour ago -
ndustrial agricultural giant Dow Chemical just unveiled its newest toxic herbicide, Enlist Duo, which would destroy milkweed plants that monarch butterflies depend on to survive.
TAKE ACTION NOW! MARYLAND: Thank Gov Hogan For Allowing Fracking Moratorium Become Law
Environment  (tags: politics, government, environment, ecosystems, fracking, GoodNews )

- 52 minutes ago -
Governor Hogan has said that he will allow the moratorium to become law, by neither signing nor vetoing the bill
Save Atiwa Forests Now ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

- 28 minutes ago -
We ask the Government of Ghana to save Atiwa forests now and in so doing Save GhanaâEUR(TM)s Future today!
Indigenous Alliance Demands Brazil Halt Amazon Dams
Environment  (tags: habitat destruction, ecosystems )

- 20 hours ago -
The Indigenous Peoples of Brazil unite against dams
The World Is On The Edge Of Something Big - Shocking Compilation Of Images And Reports Leading Many To Believe Judgement Is Near
Environment  (tags: education, habitatdestruction, wildlife, water )

- 4 hours ago -
At around the 10 minute mark of the video shown below the article, we get to the headlined image, some might think the most shocking of all, which comes directly from the U.S. National Weather Service of Paducah, Kentucky, on May 21, 2015, via their
HumansâEUR(TM) Staggering Effect on Earth - Slideshow - The Washington Post
Environment  (tags: nature, humans, habitat, environment, ecosystems, world, wildlife, pollution, oceans, endangered, energy )

- 2 hours ago -
Images of consumption are the theme of the book, "Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot." It addresses environmental deterioration through subjects including materialism, consumption, pollution, fossil fuels and carbon footprints.
Bee Die-Offs Are Worst Where Pesticide Use Is Heaviest
Environment  (tags: colony collapse, pesticides, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution, politics )

- 1 hour ago -
The nation's honeybee crisis has deepened, with colony die-offs rising sharply over last year's levels, the latest survey from the US Department of Agriculture-funded Bee Informed Partnership shows.
Economist Robyn Allan Withdraws From Kinder Morgan Review
Environment  (tags: Economists, robyn alllan, intervenor, federal government, review, Kinder Morgan, pipeline, National Energy Board, destruction, environment, humans, nature, politics )

- 52 minutes ago -
Robyn Allan has withdrawn as an intervenor in the federal governmentâEUR(TM)s review of Kinder MorganâEUR(TM)s Trans Mountain pipeline and oil tanker expansion project, detailing her reasons for quitting in a scathing letter to the National Energy Board.
CANADA: Energy East Pipeline Would Threaten ManitobaâEUR(TM)s Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: ENERGY EAST PIPELINE, pollution, activism, report, protection, water, world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, healthconditions )

- 50 minutes ago -
Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition says a rupture on proposed Energy East pipeline would seep into any number of waterways which feed into Winnipeg
Branching Out Against Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, law, environment, government, ecosystems, humans, green )

- 44 minutes ago -
How a little-known U.S. trade law has clipped the global black market for lumber

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