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Please Sign: AK Steel, Stop Dumping Toxic Chemicals Into the Ohio River!
Environment  (tags: Ohio River, water pollution, AK Steel Rockport, Indiana, cancer, reproductive and developmental chemicals, toxic chemicals, nitrites, Clean Water Act, EPA proposed new rule, GOP oppositionprotection, nature, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
In 2013 industries dumped 23 million pounds of chemicals into the Ohio River, making it the most polluted body of water in the United States for the 7th year in a row. But one company alone, AK Steel, released 73% of those chemicals.
Keep Saying NO to Keystone and YES to Wildlife PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 16 hours ago -
Thank President Obama for protecting wildlife with this powerful veto and urge him to use his existing authority to reject the Keystone XL pipeline once and for all.
Support the EPA's Biggest Action Ever on Climate Change PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, pollution )

- 8 hours ago -
The Obama administration has proposed a critical plan to limit carbon pollution from new and existing power plants that fuels global warming. Currently, we limit how much mercury, arsenic, soot and other pollutants power plants dump into our air.
Consumers Want GMO Labels, Not Barcodes
Environment  (tags: world, humanrights, gmos, choices, labels )

- 21 hours ago -
On Wednesday last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack once again floated the idea of consumers using barcodes to identify foods that contain genetically modified organisms
Take Action: Help Fix Fishery Management PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
Help us get Amendment 40 approved. Tell the Secretary of Commerce to approve the amendment so we can continue to rebuild the red snapper population.
Stand With Elizabeth Warren: Tell the Senate to Reject ISDS and Fast Track Authority for the TPP! PETITION
Environment  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, government, ethics, investments, news, politics, society, safety, interesting, humans, freedoms, law, culture, americans, asia, china, HumanRights, humanrights, labor, pollution, environment )

- 7 hours ago -
Any deal that undermines U.S. sovereignty by giving multinational corporations the power to challenge our laws in an unaccountable tribunal is unacceptable -- and Senate Democrats need to vote against it.
Protect the Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary, Delta Park, Johannesburg PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, sanctuary, habitat, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
The 40 year old Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary at Delta Park is an important refuge for the birds and other wildlife. It is currently under siege from a growing number of vagrants in the park who cut the fences, snare the birds and light fires.
Protect Native Plants PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 16 hours ago -
Please modify and send the message below and ask your representatives to oppose this ill-conceived bill to limit local communities' ability to protect native plants.
Protect Our Waterways PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, water )

- 8 hours ago -
The Clean Water Act has been critical in cleaning up our nationâEUR(TM)s waterways; however, confusing Supreme Court decisions have left more than half of U.S. streams and 20 million acres of wetlands vulnerable to toxic dumping and pollution.
Tell EPA: Protect Our Lungs and Parks From Air Pollution! - National Parks Conservation Association
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
Now is the opportunity to ask the U.S. EPA to protect our lungs and our wildlife from dangerous ozone pollution. Ozone, a byproduct of fossil-fuel combustion, causes asthma attacks and serious respiratory illness. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thank President Obama for Protecting the San Gabriel Mountains PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
Community groups have spent years calling for the permanent protection of southern CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s majestic San Gabriel Mountains, and now the Obama Administration has answered the call! President Obama just used his executive power to officially
Viral China Pollution Film Is Brave, Personal and Powerful
Environment  (tags: China, pollution, viral environmental film, Asia Pacific, "Under the Dome", Chai Jing )

- 1 day ago -
Chai Jing's documentary Under the Dome is praised by environmentalist Ma Jun for raising public awareness of China's air pollution crisis. Article includes the entire film.
It's Time to Get Serious About Wildlife Crime
Environment  (tags: United Nations World Wildlife Day, CITES, Member States, partners, wildlife crime )

- 18 hours ago -
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaimed 3 March 2014 World Wildlife Day to mark the Anniversary of CITES. Today, the UN alongside it's Member States and global partners, highlights the message, "It's time to get serious about wildlife crime".
Nepal Official Says Human Waste on Mt. Everest a Major Health, Environmental Problem
Environment  (tags: Mt. Everest, waste dump )

- 14 hours ago -
Mount Everest may now be known as not only the highest mountain peak in the world but also the highest dump in the world.
As Oceans Become Killing Field, Fish We Eat Dwindle
Environment  (tags: fish, oceans, killing fields )

- 12 hours ago -
The oceans have become a killing field. Thanks to giant trawlers armed with technology and massive nets, the seas are running low on the fish we like to eat, like halibut and cod, making room for the ones we don't like.
Along CubaâEUR(TM)s Coast, The Last Best Coral Reef in the Caribbean Thrives
Environment  (tags: coral reefs, Cuba, government, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, water, wildlife, world )

- 8 hours ago -
While coral reef cover has declined by 50 percent throughout the Caribbean in recent decades, Cuba has managed to retain some of the most pristine and biodiverse coral reef environments on earth
Global Warming Upped Heat Driving CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Drought
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, globalwarming, globalwarming, conservation )

- 2 hours ago -
Despite a recent influx of snow and rain this past weekend, extremely low snow pack in the Sierra Nevada has conspired with warm temperatures to keep the state...More at site!
The Nightmarish Normalcy of Canada's Tar Sands Mines
Environment  (tags: tar sands, cannons, enery, animals, water, Canada )

- 1 day ago -
The tar sands operation that I've been invited to visit in Alberta, Canada, also runs 24/7. Usually the cannons succeed in scaring away the birds. But sometimes--BOOM!--they don't. Each year, about 200,000 birds alight on these ponds. Some never take off
Cosmos Flower Blooms in October
Environment  (tags: October, Oregon, blooms, cosmos, floral, "floral photography", flowers, garden, mrsroadrunner, nature, "nature photography", photo, photographs, photography, pic )

- 14 hours ago -
Meet the Cosmos Flower blooming in October here in our part of Oregon!
Congress as a Little Pill Gone Bad
Environment  (tags: )

- 8 hours ago -
There are times when we have to acknowledge the true depth of the fecal matter we are swimming in and who is responsible for our current state. And then it is time to take a deep breath and do something about it.
BBC News - Signs of Spring 'Shifting' in Trees
Environment  (tags: climate change, trees, spring, woodlands, forests )

- 1 day ago -
Scientists say signs of spring are appearing earlier in woodlands because of temperature rises in past decades.
Fukushima: What Are the Risks?
Environment  (tags: Health )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago -
The International Atomic Energy Agency congratulated TEPCO for its continued cleanup efforts at the Fukushima site, but the danger has not gone away.
Sea Levels Along The Northeast Rose Almost 4 Inches In Just 2 Years: Study
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, NOAA, Nat'l Oceanic, Atmospheric Administration, US, Northeast Coast )

- 10 hours ago -
Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Surprise Findings From Berkeley Lab X-Ray Study of San Andreas Fault Rock Sample
Environment  (tags: destruction, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, conservation, ecosystems, endangered )

- 2 hours ago -
As everyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area knows, the Earth moves under our feet. But what about the stresses that cause earthquakes? How much is known about them? THERE are live links here for anyone to click on.
Chile Volcano Eruption Sends Lava Shooting Into the Sky - ABC News
Environment  (tags: )

- 2 hours ago -
Chile's Villarrica volcano erupted overnight, sending lava shooting into the night sky.

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