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PETITION: Save the Sea Turtles-Ban Plastic Bags From Large Retailers in Florida
Environment  (tags: sea turtles, plastic bags, oceans, habitat, humans, ecosystems, environment, pollution )

- 14 hours ago -
Sea turtles in our oceans are mistaking plastic bags as jellyfish, their main source of food. Through our research, we discovered that California and Hawaii have banned plastic bags from large retail stores. We want Florida to do the same.
PETITION - Require Comprehensive Mine Cleanup to Prevent Pollution
Environment  (tags: mining waste spill, clean up action, prevention of further pollution, radioactive contamination, toxic waste dumps, responsible behaviour, accountability, stronger protection, environmental damage, ecosystems )

- 18 hours ago -
There are currently no laws requiring mining companies or governmental organizations to perform comprehensive mine cleanup once the natural resources have been removed. Byproducts of the mining industry are often toxic or even radioactive material...
PETITION - End Terrorism Against Indigenous Leaders
Environment  (tags: Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous communities, leaders, mining interests, Habitat Destruction, exploitation of resources, livelihoods, unique wildlife, terrorism against indigenious people, responsible behaviour, landgrabs, protection, conservation, S )

- 18 hours ago -
The world is increasingly turning its attention to the few places that have not yet been drilled for oil, logged, mined, or exploited. The only problem? People live there already and don't want their homeland to turn into a strip mine.
PETITION - Keep Coal Out of Neighborhoods
Environment  (tags: coal power plants, coal mining, coal ash pollution, Air pollution, air quality, Emissions Reduction, Climate Change, prevention of further pollution, global warming, alternative energies, sustainable sourcing, responsibility, stronger regulations )

- 17 hours ago -
Egypt is beginning to feel fallout from its 2014 decision to let coal be brought in for cement and electricity production. In Alexandria, residents live only 10 meters away from a cement plant that burns coal. These residents are currently filing a...
Obama: Go All In to Stop Funding Fossils
Environment  (tags: fossil fuels, oil, energy, politics, law, conservation, climate-change, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 13 hours ago -
It s the President s last year in office, and in his State of the Union Address, he made it clear that he believes in the importance of a clean energy future. But words alone aren t enough to get us there, we need action.
PETITION - Obama: Go All In to Stop Funding Fossils!
Environment  (tags: fossil fuel industry, fossils, funding, pollution, subsidies, dirty business, environmental damage, prevention, responsibility )

- 1 day ago -
The Obama administration recently proposed a $10 dollar per barrel fee on oil as part of the President's annual budget. This is an interesting idea: it's absolutely past time the oil industry paid for the climate and other pollution it imposes on all...
Take a Tour of Tel Avivs Most Majestic Trees
Environment  (tags: Trees, Israel )

- 1 day ago -
City trees are often overlooked. There is a tree tour you can do by yourself. Many Israeli trees date back hundreds of years. If the trees could talk, they probably tell us stories about why they were planted, & what historical events they witnessed
A Plastic Ocean Official Trailer   video
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment )

- 1 day ago -
A Plastic Ocean is an adventure documentary shot on more than 20 locations over the past 4 years
Parliament of Mongolia - Protect the Law. Do Not Open Rivers and Forests to Mining!! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
Mongolia is a small country with pristine environment and nomadic traditions, which now faces rapid industrialization fueled by foreign investment in mineral extraction. The Law To prohibit mineral exploration and mining operations at headwaters of
Stop Illegal Gold Mining in Peru's South Eastern Forests PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection, forests )

- 5 hours ago -
The forests in Peru's South East are part of 2 basins, the Amazon and the Titicaca. These forests are being destroyed very fast by illegal gold mining, which uses chemicals such as mercury and arsenic and dumps them in the water, therefore poisoning
Company Responsible for Huge Los Angeles Methane Leak Hit With Criminal Charges | VICE News
Environment  (tags: Porter Ranch CA, methane contamination, Greenhouse gas, Natural gas, Los Angeles, climate-change, globalwarming, humans, healthconditions, pollution, environment )

- 1 day ago -
About bloody time! California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey filed charges this week against the company responsible for a three-month-long natural gas leak
Freak Storms and Butterfly Die-Offs: Welcome to the Future
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming )

- 1 day ago -
The year 2015 will go down in history, at least until next year, as the hottest year ever recorded on the planet.
The Ghosts of Fishers Past
Environment  (tags: Lost fishing gear )

- 8 hours ago -
Lost fishing gear keeps on doing the job it was designed for long after its owners are gone.
Noise Pollution: Underwater Sound May Have Larger Impact on Marine Ecosystems Than Previously Thought - See More at: Http://Thet
Environment  (tags: Underwater sound )

- 8 hours ago -
Underwater sound linked to human activity could alter the behaviour of seabed creatures that play a vital role in marine ecosystems
Climate Change Poses Threat to Key Ingredient in Beer, NOAA Warns
Environment  (tags: food, beer, at risk from climate change )

- 3 hours 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
10 Things They Wont Tell You About the Flint Water Tagedy
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, endangered )

- 1 day ago -
News of the poisoned water crisis in Flint has reached a wide audience around the world. The basics are now known:
The Bundy Population Problem
Environment  (tags: population, bundy ranch )

- 9 hours ago -
The ranchers do not need to tear up grazing contracts, they need to tear open condom packages.
4 Year Global Journey Ends in Must-See Documentary: âEUR~A Plastic OceanâEUR(TM)
Environment  (tags: The plastic ocean )

- 8 hours ago -
Craig Leeson and world-class free diver Tanya Streeter explore the fragile state of our oceans alongside an international team of scientists and researchers. They traverse to 20 locations around the world, including the five major ocean gyres
Lithium Battery Catalyst Found to Harm Key Soil Microorganism
Environment  (tags: lithium batteries )

- 8 hours ago -
The material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries that power electric vehicles, laptop computers and smartphones has been shown to impair a key soil bacterium

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