START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.


Help Save the Greater Sage-Grouse ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, animals, protection, wildlife )

- 4 hours ago -
Please urge President Obama to protect the remaining healthy sagebrush habitat across our public lands for the greater sage-grouse and other wildlife that make their home in these remarkable places.
NY, CT & RI- Stop a New Pipeline That Would Endanger Thousands ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
Please sign and share this petition in an effort to stop the new project known as the Algonquin Pipeline Extension that is scheduled to be implemented in New York and other East Coast areas. Such an extension proposed to push fracked gas throughout these
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

- 11 hours ago -
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
Save Marine Wildlife From Deadly Nitrogen Runoff - Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: marine mammals, marine wildlife, nitrogen, California, environment )

- 12 hours ago -
On the coast of California, fisheries are closing and wildlife animals are at serious risk of seizures. The reason is a deadly neurotoxin produced by algae as a result of nitrogen runoff. As nitrogen runoff increases, the biotoxin-domoic acid-is reaching
Thwarting the Coal Industry's Toxic Rein of Terror
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, humans, nature, habitat, green, government, habitatdestruction, climate, climate-change, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world, coal industry )

- 1 day ago -
A prohibition on toxic orange clouds is a promise for our health, safety, and welfare. Please, take the simple and effective step of ensuring that poisonous blasting emissions are kept in check at coal mines throughout the nation.
PETITION: Tell Fred Upton to Donate His Money From Big Polluters to Cleanup Efforts
Environment  (tags: Money, pollution, big polluters, gas leak, Michigan )

- 23 hours ago -
.BREAKING: "There has been a major gas line rupture" in Michigan, reports a local news outlet.
A Strange Trip With Earth   video
Environment  (tags: )

- 14 hours ago -
Interesting and while Michael O posts news like this I could never compare. This was just so interesting those that see hope you enjoy.
This Blue Dot Is Our Only Home ACTION
Environment  (tags: Canada, The Blue Dot, David Suzuki, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat destruction )

- 1 day ago -
This growing movement of Canadians calls upon their local communities to pass municipal declarations respecting people's right to live in a healthy environment.
The UN's Dismal Failure on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, United Nations, Climate Summit, Climate Inaction, Emissions, Greenhouse Gases, Failure )

- 23 hours ago -
"WORLD LEADERS from government, business and civil society will gather in New York on September 23 for a United Nations climate summit. After two decades of failed talks, it will be the latest attempt to make progress on a global treaty to reduce GHG..."
Mexico: Researcher Raises Alert About Environmental Dangers of Wind Farms
Environment  (tags: Mexico, Central America, Environment, Energy, Wind Energy, Wind Turbines, Wind Farms, Ecosystems, Endangered, Flora, Fauna )

- 19 hours ago -
"In a detailed interview, the biologist explained what the environmental impact reports omit: the real impacts on the flora and fauna of the Tehuantepec Isthmus. These negative impacts extend not only throughout Mexico, but also into the ecosystems..."
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

- 2 hours ago -
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
The Deadliest Environmental Problem Today Is Indoor Air Pollution -- Killing 4 Million a Year
Environment  (tags: Indoor Air Pollution, Global Problem, Poverty, Open Fires, Charcoal, Smoke, Particulate Pollution, Respiratory Diseases, Lungs, 4 Million, Annual Deaths )

- 1 day ago -
"Here's the basic version: About 3 billion people around the world -- mostly in Africa and Asia, and mostly very poor -- still cook and heat their homes by burning coal, charcoal, dung, wood, or plant residue in their homes. These homes often have poor..."
Save the Arctic
Environment  (tags: sanctuary, arctic, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, climatechange, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wil )

- 6 hours ago -
Sign the petition to join millions of people who believe in the protection of the Arctic. We want to create a global sanctuary at the North Pole, and prohibit oil drilling and industrial fishing destructive.
Stunning Images Reveal Mining Operations Destroy Far More Than They Produce
Environment  (tags: diamond mining, Copper Mining, copper mines, South Africa, mining destruction )

- 1 day ago -
Is the social and environmental destruction of these mines--spurred by our own demand for sparkly jewelry and fancy electronics--really worth it? You be the judge.
'The Green Amazon Is Red With Indigenous Blood': Authorities Pull Bodies From River That May Have Belonged to Slain Leaders
Environment  (tags: Indigenous Leadership )

- 22 hours ago -
Indigenous groups call for land rights in wake of assassinations of Edwin Chota Valera and three other leaders
Great Lakes Nuclear Dump?! Speak Now, or Forever Hold Your Peace! ACTION
Environment  (tags: nuclear waste, Great Lakes, ecosystems, water, wildlife, environment )

- 2 hours ago -
The radioactive waste dump would be located less than a mile from the Lake Huron shore, surrounded by the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, one of the biggest nuclear power plants in the world
These Innovative Ride-Sharing Services Are Great for You (and the Environment)
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, taxi services, Apps )

- 1 day ago -
On-demand taxi services like Uber and Hailo have been turning the established cab industry on its head, and ruffling some feathers along the way.
China Bans 'Dirty' Coal Sale, Imports
Environment  (tags: China, coal )

- 22 hours ago -
It's a start.
Chinese Sturgeon Give Up, Stop Breeding in Polluted Yangtze River
Environment  (tags: world, climate, animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Chinese, Sturgeon, Yangtze River, Endangered Species, breeding )

- 10 hours ago -
When an endangered species stops breeding, you know its days are probably numbered. In China the countdown has apparently begun for the critically endangered Chinese sturgeon (Acipenser sinensis)
Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, What to Do When You're Running Out of Time
Environment  (tags: climate, endangered, ecosystems, environment, energy, habitat, nature, humans, Sustainabililty, world, pollution, politics, oceans )

- 57 minutes ago -
The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises Change in a Time of Climate Change
Federal Agencies Saving Surprising Amounts of Energy
Environment  (tags: energy, green, government )

- 1 day ago -
According to a white paper by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), actions that have already been taken, are planned, or that are now underway, could have a net present value, through 2040, of $2.6 trillion.
Food and Climate Justice
Environment  (tags: world, climate, climate-change, destruction, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, weather, unpredictable, seasons, food, prices, quality )

- 12 hours ago -
Wild weather and unpredictable seasons are changing what farmers can grow and is making people hungry. Food prices are going up. Food quality is going down. Soon, climate change will affect what all of us can eat.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in Environment

1. Sandi C.   6 notes,
  100% popular

2. Naoko I.   5 notes,
  100% popular

3. Carole K.   48 notes,
  92% popular

4. Betty G.   28 notes,
  89% popular

5. Birgitta S.   36 notes,
  89% popular

6. Monika C.   9 notes,
  89% popular

7. charles mclachlan   24 notes,
  88% popular

8. Sonja B.   16 notes,
  88% popular

9. Ken L.   12 notes,
  83% popular

10. Teresa W.   6 notes,
  83% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
Natasha Salgado 805
AniMae Chi 567
Ana MESNER 439
Nancy Wiley 396
Maria Teresa Schollhorn 333

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.