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Stop Advertising Bee Killing Plants as Bee Friendly - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Bees, lowes, pesticides, plants, bee friendly, killing )

- 21 hours ago -
A new study has shown that plants marketed as "bee-friendly" by Lowe's, Home Depot, and Walmart contain high levels of neonicotinoid pesticides.
Do Not Destroy the Borneo National Park in Indonesia! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Environment  (tags: Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore, Borneo rain forest )

- 19 hours ago -
Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA) is a palm oil company that recently announced its plans to to clear large areas of rainforest located in Tanjung Putting National Park, Indonesia, to spur production of palm oil.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA You Support Strong Limits on Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, EPA, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, energy )

- 8 hours ago -
The EPA has issued new rules on limiting carbon emissions from existing power plants in the US, and they are now accepting comments from the public.
Microbial Ecological Fertilizer- Is Our Safer Future
Environment  (tags: environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, world, conservation, healthconditions, science, water )

- 17 hours ago -
After chemical fertilizer has been introduced to the world in nearly sixty years, into the twenty-first century, health concerns have developed in an opposite direction
Save Dugongs & Coral Reef in Japan
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, endangered, environment, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
The U.S. government is planning to build a new American airstrip atop a healthy coral reef in Okinawa, Japan, that will likely destroy the diverse array of marine life the reef supports. We need your help to speak out!
A Cathedral Under Siege: Protect the Grand Canyon
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, wildlife )

- 12 hours ago -
Sign on to voice your opposition to developments that would damage the Grand Canyon. We are working with local partners such as the Grand Canyon Trust to safeguard this special place for future generations.
Let the Grand Mahogany Live in Rainforests, If You Get It Extinct You Don't Know What Happens, ACT NOW!
Environment  (tags: )

- 12 hours ago -
Once roads are in place, the trees are in danger of continued illegal logging within these often unmanaged reserves. When a mahogany tree has been removed, it's difficult for the species to grow in the same location -- largely the result of insufficient
Global Warming Already Dangerous, Risks Being Irreversible, Says New UN Global Warming Report
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, oceans, pollution, weather )

- 19 hours ago -
Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous -- and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible
Earth Calling
Environment  (tags: nature, climate, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, environment, trees, water, oceans, humans, green, forests )

- 1 day ago -
Earth Calling is "an eloquent plea to wake up to what we as humans are doing - and failing to do - for our land, air and water." ~ Peter Davis, director of Hearts and Minds documentary.
UK Supermarkets Told to Wake Up to GMO Environmental Damage
Environment  (tags: world, europe, GMO's, damageecosystems, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
GeneWatch UK called on supermarkets Wednesday to wake up to the environmental harm caused by genetically modified (GM) animal feed, imported from North and South Americ
One Man, One Wheel: B.C. Man Unicycling Across Canada for Climate Change
Environment  (tags: unicycle, victoria, canada, climate, climate-change, political action, climatechange, environment, humans )

- 4 hours ago -
When Victoria's Joseph Boutilier decided he wanted to trek across Canada to call for political action on climate change, he knew he needed to make his journey unique.
Rafting The Dam-Free Elwha
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, habitat, nature, protection, restoration, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
For nearly three years, this glacier-fed river on Washington's Olympic Peninsula has been sluicing millions of tons of sediment that were held back for a century by a pair of dams.The dams are nearly gone. The Elwha Dam has been completely removed and-->
Disturbing New Chemical Found in Fetuses
Environment  (tags: habitat, ecosystems, environment, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, endangered )

- 12 hours ago -
A common consumer chemical poses health risks for newborns.Triclosan has been linked to reproductive and development issues in animal testing. It is often used as the active ingredient in antibacterial soaps and appears in more than 2,000 consumer product
20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, oceans, coral reefs, species, SPECIES EXTINCTION, endangered )

- 12 hours ago -
A ruling by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration bumps the number of protected coral species to 22.
Himalayan Plants Species Could Be Lost Before Anyone Has Recorded Their Existence
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, green, habitat, nature, protection, science, himalayas, plants )

- 1 day ago -
In India's Western Himalayas, changes in altitude are so dramatic and steep that alluvial grasslands, subtropical forests, conifers and alpine meadows lie stacked almost on top of each other, producing a spectacular range of vegetation.
Why? Why Not?
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, kids, children, grandparents, climate change, CO2 emissions, global warming, Sustainabililty, environment, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Why? Why Not? In every language on the planet, children ask these questions over, and over, and over. They ask the first to understand the world around them, and they ask the second when they want to change that world.
Confirmed: Some Raindrops Fall Faster Than They Should
Environment  (tags: rain, rainfall, climate, environment, nature, research, science, weather )

- 1 day ago -
Five years ago, scientists reported that raindrops, especially small ones, often fall through the air much faster than they should. . .
Coal Plants Will Emit 300 BIllion Tons of Future CO2
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, coal, emissions )

- 10 hours ago -
So many new plants have been built worldwide that emissions across their lifetimes will be enormous
20 Corals Protected Under the Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: corals, protection, oceans, federal government, endangered, endanered species act, globalwarming, globalwarming, disease, extinction )

- 10 hours ago -
Huge news in our work to help oceans: The federal government on Wednesday protected 20 corals under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction.
Canadian Government Muzzles Scientists
Environment  (tags: climatechange, climate, globalwarming, globalwarming, politics, Sustainabililty, environment )

- 1 day ago -
The Canadian government is ordering it's scientists to downplay the extent and acceleration of melting ice.
U.N. Draft Report Lists Unchecked Emissions' Risks
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Emissions, United Nations, Report, Severe Impacts, GHG Emissions )

- 13 hours ago -
"Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts" over the coming decades, according to a draft of a major new UN report."
The World's Existing Power Plants Will Emit 300 Billion Tons Of Carbon Dioxide In Their Lifetimes
Environment  (tags: Energy, Power Plants, Emissions, Coal, #DirtyCoal, Climate Change )

- 13 hours ago -
"The new research, as reported by Science Daily, is also the first to quantify how fast these "baked in" emissions are growing as more power plants are constructed -- roughly four percent a year. That's a problem because it means construction of new..."
Here Is a Drone View of the Napa Earthquake   video
Environment  (tags: climatechange, destruction, environment, world )

- 24 minutes ago -
Video of the Earthquake in Napa, California. For those of my friends that got hit...Sending you prayers. For those of you that don't have earthquakes I will try to post an explanation.

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