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Cambodia: STOP Land Grabbing for Sugar!
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, humans, Human Rights, land )

- 1 day ago -
Tell the EU to stop subsidizing human rights violations NOW.
PETITION - Protect Colorado's Roan Plateau From Reckless Fracking!
Environment  (tags: Colorado River Basin, Fracking Industry, environmental damage, toxic chemicals, prevention of further pollution, land exploitation, habitat conservation, ecosystems, responsible sourcing, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
A new Obama Administration plan would close much of Western Colorado's Roan Plateau to new oil and gas development - protecting this iconic wild place from new fracking that would destroy 29,000 acres of its last wildlands, jeopardize countless wildlife,
PETITION - Save Salmon Habitat and Tribal Land From Pipelines
Environment  (tags: salmons, Habitat preservation, indigineous tribes, Indigenous Peoples Rights, pipeline construciton, environmental damage, protected areas, conservation, wildlife losses, prevention of habitat destruction, responsible behaviour )

- 14 hours ago -
Several pipeline projects have proposed routes that would traverse and destroy indigenous tribe lands of northern British Columbia. This issue is not only a call to defend human rights but also to protect the delicate environment of North America.
Someting Is Killing Life All Over the Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, oceans, radia-active )

- 1 day ago -
could radioactive water released into the ocean from Fukushima be the problem?
Save Alaska's Ancient Trees
Environment  (tags: Tongass National Forest, destruction, ecosystems, environment )

- 1 day ago -
U.S. Forest Service is calling for 15 more years of business as usual for old-growth logging. The new plan to log ancient trees in the Tongass will destroy irreplaceable habitat for bears, salmon and wolves. Help protect this temperate rainforest
Save Alaska's Ancient Trees
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, forests, habitat, trees, protection )

- 1 day ago -
The new plan to log ancient trees in the Tongass will destroy irreplaceable habitat for bears, salmon and wolves. This area is truly world class, but it's being exploited beyond what it can sustain.
Protect Colorado's Roan Plateau From Reckless Fracking!
Environment  (tags: colorado wildlife, conservation, oil drilling, fracking, wildlife, animals, destruction, environment, government, law, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, wildlands )

- 1 day ago -
I urge you to take the necessary steps to protect Colorado's Roan Plateau from dangerous oil and gas drilling.
Australia Cuts 110 Climate Scientist Jobs
Environment  (tags: CSIRO, Stupid government decision, Australian government, Climate science, Global warming )

- 23 hours ago -
The government says no need for more basic research. Climate science becomes secondary to business; business comes first The interests of the corporate sector, of the mining and resource extraction industry, are primary in Australia.
East Point Shoreline and Bluffer's Beach - Keep Our Shorelines Natural
Environment  (tags: trca, toronto, scarborough, waterfront, bluffer's park, highland creek, canada, conservation, ecosystems, environment, nature )

- 9 hours ago -
The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is currently planning a major overhaul of about 11 kilometres of the Scarborough waterfront, from BlufferâEUR(TM)s Park in the west to East Point Park, near the mouth of Highland Creek.
Climate Change Poses Threat to Key Ingredient in Beer, NOAA Warns
Environment  (tags: food, beer, at risk from climate change )

- 1 day ago -
If you need any help convincing your GOP "friends" climate change is real and needs action, here is one piece of science they might willingly follow
Please Sign-Tell President Obama: Protect the Grand Canyon From Radioactive Uranium Mining | CREDO Action
Environment  (tags: protection )

- 1 day ago -
Tell President Obama: Protect the Grand Canyon from destructive uranium mining. Declare the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.
Tell the KCC and Gov Brownback Kansas Earthquakes & Fracking Need to Stop PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
Kansas ONLY! We call on our Kansas leaders to take action on the earthquakes and related damages that are affecting the people of South-Central Kansas. We ask that you stop the hydraulic fracturing and deep injection of wastewater until serious
No Extraction In The Amazon! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
In late January, 2016, the government of Ecuador signed a contract with Chinese corporation Andes Petroleum, handing over rights for oil exploration and extraction in two controversial Amazonian blocks which overlap the traditional territory
Japan Deports 'The Cove' Dolphin Activist
Environment  (tags: Ric O'Barry )

- 1 day ago -
Maybe when there's no more fish they can eat each other??
Are Electric Cars Really Green?   video
Environment  (tags: electric cars, pollution, carbon emissions, Prager UniversitySustainabililty, pollution, energy, conservation, environment, CO2emissions, climate, climate-change, green )

- 1 day ago -
How much CO2 do electric cars produce? Do they cut CO2 emissions and reduce air pollution? Prager University looks at the facts..
Central Appalachia Flatter as Result of Mountaintop Mining
Environment  (tags: Mountaintop mining )

- 1 day ago -
Water running through these deep fills more easily picks up heavy metals and toxins leftover from the mining process. Previous research has shown rivers and streams in closer vicinity to mountaintop mines host higher concentrations of minerals.
Uncharted Waterfalls Discovered 60 Miles From Portland - With Video
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, water )

- 1 day ago -
A mere 60 miles from Portland but tucked in lush, nearly impassable terrain in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness sits a newly documented slot canyon filled with waterfalls up to 100 feet tall.
Extracting Rare-Earth Elements From Coal Could Soon Be Economical in US
Environment  (tags: REEs )

- 1 day ago -
Oh goody! Haven't they done enough damage to Appalachia already?
Tezpur Tiger Fest 2016
Environment  (tags: wildlife, endangered, habitat, protection, tigers, goodnews, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, humans, nature )

- 21 hours ago -
The Sanctuary Asia Aircel Save Our Tigers programme for school students, Kids For Tigers Tezpur season 2015-16, culminated with a grand 'Tiger Fest' organized by Green Guard Nature Organization at the Tezpur Collegiate High School, Assam, India.
Tell The North Face and Mammut to Stop Using Toxic Chemicals. Sign the Petition and Send Them An Email.
Environment  (tags: north face, mammut, toxic chemicals, environment )

- 2 hours ago -
ACT NOW: Once released into the environment, they are distributed globally in the atmosphere. They are highly persistent, which means they stay in the environment for a very long time.
Environment  (tags: Nestle )

- 45 minutes ago -
What fricking arrogant useful clown approved this monstrosity? Nestle, the company everyone should boycott and all their subsidiaries.
Seizures Alone Will Not Stop Wildlife and Forest Crime
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Shipments of illegal timber, hazardous waste, ivory and other items seized globally have spiralled, and environmental crime has moved up the policy agenda. But successful prosecutions are few and the trade continues unabated.
John West Delivers on Promise of Sustainable Tuna for Australia
Environment  (tags: john west, australia, sustainable, animals, environment, Sustainabililty )

- 9 hours ago -
After a decade of campaigning by the environment movement, almost half of the canned tuna in Australian supermarkets will be certified as sustainable.
Engineers Struggle to Put Streams Back Into the Urban Landscape
Environment  (tags: rivers and streams, buried streams, urban areas, Detroit, flooding, wastewater, city planners, engineers, daylighting, stream and river restoration, subverting nature )

- 3 hours ago -
For generations, prudent city planning called for draining streams into culverts. Now planners see the mistake of subverting nature.
Freedom at Malheur
Environment  (tags: Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, destruction, environment, humans, nature )

- 2 hours ago -
For the militia, freedom means using the public lands at Malheur and the surrounding area for ranching, logging and mining. Theirs is the freedom to consume nature or the nonhuman world, to the exclusion of those who want to be free to restore
While Flint Drinks Poison, Nestlé Is Pumping 200 Gallons of Fresh Water Out of Michigan Every Minute
Environment  (tags: fresh water, nestle, michigan, flint, conservation, environment, humans )

- 2 hours ago -
ACT NOW: Take immediate steps to fix the poisoned water supply for Flint, invest in public water infrastructure, and stop allowing companies like Nestlé to take over our clean public water sources.
With VIDEO: First Nations Sue Ottawa for Failure to Protect Oil, Gas Rights
Environment  (tags: first nations, sueing ottawa, canada, class-action suit )

- 2 hours ago -
First Nations have launched a class-action lawsuit against the federal government claiming they are owed an estimated $3-billion because the agency responsible for protecting their oil-and-gas rights has, for decades, allowed those resources ...
Call for the Retirement of AEP-Rockport Coal-Fired Plant! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Imagine knowing something was toxic and over-priced, but still paying for it.

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