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Deforestation for Chocolate? No Thanks!
Environment  (tags: Ivory Coast, chimpanzees, monkeys, disappeared, endangered, illegal cocoa farms, nature, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Illegal cocoa farms are eating away at protected forests in Côte dâEUR(TM)Ivoire and destroying the habitat of primates. Chimpanzees and several monkey species have all but disappeared from the Dassioko Sud and Port Gauthier reserves.
Russia: Create the WorldâEUR(TM)s Largest Marine Sanctuary! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, humans, nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 19 hours ago -
There is one almost completely untouched body of water on our planet - a magical place where majestic blue whales, penguins, and mysterious squid roam free. ...
Say NO to the Ridge Road Extension *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
The Serenova Preserve in Pasco County is truly one of Florida's Special Places. Unfortunately, Pasco political leaders want to destroy a big part of it with an unnecessary road. The road would cater to development interests intent ...
Cameroon: NO to Land Grabbing for Palm Oil!
Environment  (tags: Socfin, Bollore, return farmers lands, 6000 families affected, respect rights, Cameroon, palm oil )

- 1 day ago -
6,000 small farmers and their families in Cameroon have had their livelihoods wiped out by Socfin,a Luxembourg-based company that grabbed their land for plantations.Please tell Socfin and major shareholder Bolloré to return their land!
Tell Newmont: Drop Your Lawsuit Against MáXima! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, humans )

- 14 hours ago -
Urge Newmont Mining to stop intimidating Máxima Acuña and communities in Peru
PETITION - Tell the Forest Service: Don't Renew Nestle's Water Withdrawal Permit
Environment  (tags: nestle waters, water grabs, greedy business, National forests, Water Extraction, water crisis, water rights, drought effects, longterm consequences, prevention of environmental damages, responsibility, sustainable sourcing, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
Last year, news broke that Nestlé, the largest bottled water producer in the world, had been extracting water from the drought-stricken San Bernardino National Forest, on a permit that was supposed to expire in 1988 -- and hadn't been re-evaluated by...
1) SIGN THE PETITION 1) If You Can ( I DID IT): FORWARD YOUR SIGNATURE to: Info@Socfin.Com. TEL.: + 352 44 28 77
Environment  (tags: belgium, FOREST DESTRUCTION, Sierra Leone, PALM OIL, activismnative rights, jailed, climatechange )

- 1 day ago - HELP 6 activists sentenced to several months in prison in Sierra Leone: protesting to SOFCIN: PALM OIL: ailed-for-resisting-big-palm-oil-release-the-maloa -six?mtu=152732984&t=1791
Canadian Farmers Need Your Help!
Environment  (tags: canadian farmers, monsanto, FGI, alfalfa, genetically modified, environment, healthconditions, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Farmers in Canada are once again under attack from Monsanto through their affiliate Forage Genetics International (FGI). Monsanto has developed a new Genetically Modified (GM) variety of Alfalfa with the Roundup Ready gene.
Uranium Mining Threatens South Africa's Iconic Karoo
Environment  (tags: mining, destruction, corproate greed, .environment, ecosystems, world, pollution, government, protection, energy )

- 13 hours ago -
The damaging impact of uranium mining on the environment and people is well documented...Yet in South Africa's Karoo, a vast semi-desert the size of Germany in the arid centre of the country, there is no public debate
Tell the DNC and RNC: Take a Stand Against Fossil Fuels!
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, environment, healthconditions, humans, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Fracking and fossil fuel infrastructure are devastating our communities from coast to coast.Send a message to the DNC and RNC leadership that enough is enough. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Environment  (tags: organic farming, organic food, soil health, pesticide pollution, prevention of further pollution, prevention of environmental damages, healthy food, subsidies, Sustainable Agriculture, changing attitudes, responsibility, environmental protection )

- 15 hours ago -
Organic agriculture preserves biodiversity, improves soil health and saves energy - all the while saving American farmland from getting buried under tons of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. But less than one percent of our farmland is dedicated...
Tell the Senate: Stop the Native American Land Grab
Environment  (tags: Arizona, mining, pollution, Native Americans, First Nations, petitions )

- 14 hours ago -
In a secret, backroom deal, Congress snuck language into a must-pass defense bill to transfer sacred Native American lands in Arizona to a multinational copper mining company.
Greenpeace UK | Frack Free Bake Off
Environment  (tags: fracking, greenpeace, petition )

- 1 day ago -
courageous ladies fight against fracking in Lancaster PETITION please sign
Tell USFWS to Strengthen Protections for Grizzly Bears Via @Endangered
Environment  (tags: humans, sadness, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, environment, protection, suffering, conservation, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Tell USFWS to strengthen protections for grizzly bears via @endangered
Myanmar Bans Lucrative Logging in Bid to Preserve Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation ban, logging, good news, Myanmar, world, pollution, trees, environment, conservation, ecosystems, forests )

- 10 hours ago -
Myanmar's rich forests are among its most valuable natural resources, but they have been plundered by logging that helped fund the former military regime that ran the country for 49 years, before reforms began in 2011.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Lawmakers to Support Climate Protection
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, government, environment, ecosystems, protection, pollution, politics )

- 1 hour ago -
Earlier this month, Pennsylvania's senators continued their long-standing tradition of protecting the fossil fuel industry while ignoring the health of our families and climate.
Huge Subglacial Lake Discovered Underneath Antarctica's Ice
Environment  (tags: subglacial lake, antarctica, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, world )

- 1 day ago -
Hidden lake could contain species isolated for millions of years.
Plastic Below the Ocean Surface
Environment  (tags: Microscopic plastics )

- 1 day ago -
This is the real problem,
Russia: Create the WorldâEUR(TM)s Largest Marine Sanctuary!
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation )

- 18 hours ago -
There is one almost completely untouched body of water on our planet - a magical place where majestic blue whales, penguins, and mysterious squid roam free.
TWEET - TWEET - Against Palm Oil - Join the Twitter Storm
Environment  (tags: palm oil industry, palm oil products, rainforest destruction, Sustainabililty, responsibility, rainforest protection, environmental preservation, Wildlife conservation, Climate Action )

- 17 hours ago -
Taking part is simple - on this page, we have over 100 sample tweets you can click to post directly to Twitter. Clicking on any of the graphics here will also tweet those. Some top tips for helping to make this a huge success:
PETITION - Tell President Obama: Our Lands and Future Are Not for Sale
Environment  (tags: public lands, Public Water, fossil fuel industry, oil and gas leases, alternative energies, Climate Action, environmental protections )

- 16 hours ago -
We need to remind President Obama that his climate legacy should involve protecting our lands and waters for present and future generations by keeping fossil fuels in the ground, not
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Offshore Drilling in the Arctic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: Deepwater Horizon disaster, Gulf wildlife, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Six years ago, millions of barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon disasterâEUR"a spill that is still affecting the Gulf and its wildlife.
Interactive Maps Show Where MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Roundup Is Sprayed in San Francisco and Portland
Environment  (tags: endangered, destruction, healthconditions, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Published are two new interactive maps showing where glyphosate is being sprayed in CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Bay Area and Portland.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Fight Fracking Now!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Urge EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to enforce our nationâEUR(TM)s environmental laws and prevent dirty energy companies from splitting apart our earth to squeeze out profits at the expense of public health.
Five Eco-City Projects Making A Tremendous Impact on the World
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, habitat, green, ecosystems )

- 1 day ago -
Given that most major cities consist of millions of people, industry, pets, vehicles, and much more that contribute to global warming and pollution, we need to ensure that we invest in environmental efforts.
This Unprecedented Event Has Now Happened Twice: Massive Seagrass Die-Off Hits Florida Bay
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
A massive die off of sea grass threatens a resource critically important to the ecology and economy of South Florida. Salt water encroachment.
The Mass Solar Loan Program Includes Three Incentives to Help Massachusetts Residents Go Solar:
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, ecosystems, energy, forests, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, research )

- 19 hours ago -
Interest Rate Buy Down; Loan Loss Reserve; Income-Based Loan Support; Info on Mass Solar Loan Program.
On the Trail of a Hazy Global Killer
Environment  (tags: Air pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Air pollution causes an estimated 152,000 deaths a year across the Americas and more than 2 million deaths in the Western Pacific, according to the United Nations.

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