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Ban the Use of Plastic Packaging for Organic Produce //PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION.
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, endangered, habitat, habitat destruction, health conditions, oceans, nature, pollution, protection, science, water, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - change.org
"We're asking the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) and National Organic Program (NOP) to actively work toward: THE PHASING OUT OF PLASTIC AND METAL PACKAGING FOR ORGANIC PRODUCE...." PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION.
Foe.Org,Tell Your Senators,Stop Trump From Gutting Support for Renewable Energy
Environment  (tags: energy, climate-change, globalwarming, healthconditions, pollution, CO2emissions, Sustainabililty, conservation )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
Trump is aiming to slash vital programs promoting renewable power & energy efficiency by more than 70%.But congress still has to sign off on these cuts so help to stop them.tell them,dont gut our renewable energy programs
Oceana,Save Dolphins From Death on a Hook
Environment  (tags: oceans, sealife, destructive fishing, ecosystems, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - act.oceana.org
In the Pacific pelagic longlines stretch for miles but dont just catch Tuna etc.Rissos dolphins,pilot whales ,hammerhead sharks & seabirds are also unlucky victims.Sign,STOP the reintroduction of pelagic fishing gear off US west coast to save wildlife
Forcechange,Save Endangered Tree Frogs From Habitat Loss
Environment  (tags: Frogs, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, protection, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
To President of Guatemala,Protect the Morelets Tree Frog from Habitat destruction.Once widespread they are now critically endangered due to disease & habitat loss.Sign to pressure for stop to habitat loss.
Please Sign-Ban Chlorpyrifos Now - Earthjustice
Environment  (tags: nature, humans, wildlife )

Chrissy
- 1 day ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Join us in urging the government to keep this toxic pesticide out of our food, our water, our schools and yards, and our bodies.
Don't Let Congress Dismantle the Endangered Species Act//PLEASE SIGN TO SAVE.
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, forests, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, wildlife, world, water )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - act.audubon.org
"The Endangered Species Act has a proven track record of success in providing a safety net that protects our most vulnerable wildlife." PLEASE SIGN TO HELP SAVE THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT.
Forcechange,Combat Toxic Plastic Pollution With Caterpillars
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, recycling, habitatdestruction, science, environment, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
To Office of Research & Development at the EPA,Reduce harmful plastic waste by feeding plastic to wax worm caterpillars.This idea would keep the worms alive,well fed & protect the environment at the same time! Clever!
Foe.Org,Tell Ace & True Value,Stop Selling Bee Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bees environment, pollution, habitatdestruction, conservation, wildlife, protection, healthconditions )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
Now Lowes is making progress we need to turn the heat up on their competitors to join them in protecting bees not pesticide industry profits.Take Action
Fisherman-Turned-Billionaire Is Giving Away His Fortune to Clean Up the Oceans
Environment  (tags: Fisherman turned billionaire, WWF, Fortune to clean up oceans )

RosieVBus
- 1 day ago - weather.com
A Norwegian fisherman turned self-made billionaire says he will give away most of his estimated $2.6 billion fortune to help clean up the world's oceans. Kjell Inge Røkke told Norway's Aftenposten newspaper that he is using his money to build a 59
Nrdc,Sign the Climate Action Petition
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, environment, globalwarming, pollution, energy, CO2emissions, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Demand that President Trump restore Americas leadership on climate changeTrump vowed to put America first.Instead his climate destruction & polluter first energypolicies are putting us last.Sign now
Activists Sue to Block Plans to Bury 3.6 Million Pounds of Nuclear Waste Near California Beach (Video)
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, pollution, oceans, destruction )

Cheryl A.
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
"Video: In 2012, a radioactive leak at the San Onofre nuclear power plant forced an emergency shutdown...peace.
Sign the Petition to Banks: Stop Financing DAPL and Tar Sands Pipelines
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, oil, pollution, First Nations, Native Americans, petitions )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - petitions.signforgood.com
We can all help protect water, Indigenous rights and our climate by defunding DAPL and four proposed new tar sands pipelines. We can pressure banks to stop financing human rights abuses and environmental destruction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell BNP Paribas: No Fracked-Gas Projects in the Rio Grande Valley!
Environment  (tags: no fracking, frackis whack, indigenous rights, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, trees, water )

AWAY AWHI
- 6 hours ago - ran.org
The French bank BNP Paribas is arranging finances for a proposed fracked-gas export terminal that would be built on undeveloped wetlands in the Rio Grande Valley
Protect Sherwood Forest
Environment  (tags: climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, water )

Joe
- 1 day ago - speakout.38degrees.org.uk
Protect Sherwood forest from fracking. Please sign - Petition, Possibly UK only
Another Step Towards a Global Ban on Fracking: Argentina Wins First Victory | Food & Water Europe
Environment  (tags: climatechange, destruction, environment, globalwarming, GoodNews, pollution, protection, water )

Joe
- 1 day ago - foodandwatereurope.org
A state in Argentina has banned fracking. Some interesting statistics.
Foe.Org,Tell the EPA Tp BAN Bee Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: Bees, environment, pesticides, pollution, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
Europe has already taken steps to ban Bee killing pesticides.Time for US to do the same.Tell EPA administrator that the Bees & our food supply need a ban on neonics today.
Earth Could Blow Past a Dangerous Temperature Threshold in Less Than a Decade
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate change, greenhouse gases )

Freya
- 1 day ago - space.com
The average temperature on Earth is in danger of exceeding a major climate threshold inside a decade, say researchers in Australia, if a dormant source of warming in the Pacific Ocean switches on, giving a boost to global temperature rise.
Oceana,The Endangered Species Act Works,Just Ask These Whales
Environment  (tags: oceans, whales protection, habitatdestruction, pollution, environment, conservation, endangered )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - oceana.org
Without legal protections the North Atlantic Right whale & other species would likely be extinct.The 1973 Act turned their fate around.Already endangered,any extra stressors coulld tip the population to extinction.If trump erodes or repeals the ESA.
Foe.Org,Tell Your Senators ,Help Save the EPA From Trump & His Big Oil Cronies
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, Sustainabililty, conservation, ecosystems, nature, oceans, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
trump to propose more massive cuts to the EPA.Cuts would gut water protections,support for state environmental programmes & the superfunf clean up program. Congress still has to sign off on these programs so help to stop them,senators dont gut EPA
5 Ways Dogs Are Used for Species Conservation | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, protection, wildlife )

Joe
- 1 day ago - mnn.com
Dogs being amazing once again. This time turning their canine skills to conservation.
Moveon,Defend the Cascade Siskiyou National Monument
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, habitat, wildlife, ecosystems, conservation )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
An important stronghold of biological diversity which must be protected.Ask Ryan Zinke to uphold the decision to expand the monument & honor the wishes of stakeholders who advocated for it
Save Panama's Threatened Bird Habitats PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
Tighten restrictions on the development of PanamaâEUR(TM)s forests to protect bird habitats.
The Green Oscars 2017
Environment  (tags: conservation, wildlife, Sustainabililty, humans, nature, habitat, ecosystems, protection )

Rituraj
- 1 day ago - climateawarenessreport.wordpress.com
The awardees this year have been chosen for exemplary leadership in conservation projects, ranging from saving the Greater Adjutants and Royal Bengal Tigers in India to Harpy Eagles in South America and the Critically Endangered Philippine Cockatoo.
Causes,Update,Protect the Wolves of YellowstoneNational Park
Environment  (tags: wolves, animalcruelty, protection, wildlife, slaughter, endangered, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Ruth
- 20 hours ago - causes.com
Another example of the difficulties we have to protect endangered wolves.because of ranchers & their blatant disregard of forest policy.The blocks have not been removed.These cattle should not be there! Its the wolves home Watch video.Disgraceful!
ALEC And Climate Change Denial
Environment  (tags: ALEC, Climate denial, climate change, climate disruption, corporations )

Dandelion
- 13 hours ago - alecclimatechangedenial.org
Three ways the American Legislative Exchange Council promotes climate denial and blocks progress. Nice website to share, information short to the point also has links to additional information if so seeking.
Oceana,Senate Commerce Committee Advances Bill to Ban Shark Fins Nationwide
Environment  (tags: Sharks, endangered, oceans, slaughter, suffering, wildlife, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, conservation, protection )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - oceana.org
Fins from upto 73 million sharks end up in Global Trade every year!Imports of fins are still bought & sold in the US.In this Bipartisan legislation the Shark Fin trade Elimination Act (S793)would ban the buying & selling of processed shark fins in US.GOOD
Oceanconservancy,Clean Up the Ocean,
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, habitatdestruction, plastic, wildlife, environment, endangered )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - takeaction.oceanconservancy.org
Every year 28 billion tons of plastic ends up in our ocean,seals caught i disguarded fishing gear,dolphins mistake plastic bags for meals & die. Action now can reduce it by 45% making oceans cleaner & healthier.Ask senators to turn tide on ocean plastics
Amazonwatch,Peru ,Keep Your Promise to Clean Up & Prevent Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, protection, Sustainabililty )

Ruth
- 10 hours ago - amazonwatch.org
Over a dozen devastating oil spills in N. Peruvian Amazon 2016 spewing 1000s of barrels of oil into Amazon rivers & affecting local communities Agreements reached with their demands of audit,cleanup,compensation.Tell Peruvian govt to implement them now
Sinkhole Opens Infront of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Estate
Environment  (tags: Mar-a-Lago, sinkhole, Trump, President, sinkhole opens )

Philippa
- 9 hours ago - msn.com
A sinkhole opened in front of Mar-a-Lago, President TrumpâEUR(TM)s private estate and golf club, on Monday causing minor traffic delays. The sinkhole is 4-by-4 feet and is believed to be near a newly installed water main,
Foeuk,UK Citizens,Your General Rlection 2017,Survival Guide
Environment  (tags: Politics, election, environment, candidates, conservation, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - foe.co.uk
UK citizens ,the next 5 years are going to be crucial for protecting the environment.The guide helps you". navigate the swampy marshes of manifestos"Read & make sure you directly question all your candidates on their views/plans on ALL environment topics
 

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