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More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Ogallala Aquifer - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest aquifers in the world and the primary water supply for America's Great Plains region, is shrinking rapidly.
Thousands Protest Against Coal Mining, Forming 8km Human Chain in River Neisse Along German-Polish Border
Environment  (tags: acctivism, activists, pollution, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, world, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - abc.net.au
The protesters were opposing plans for massive new open-cut brown coal mines on both sides of the River Neisse, which marks the border between Germany and Poland.
Louisiana's Coastline -- Disappearing at the Rate of One Football Field An Hour
Environment  (tags: world, usa, climate, conservation, endangered, louisiana coast, Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - popsci.com
An unholy trinity of forces - levees along the Mississippi River, sea level rise due to climate change, and fossil fuel extraction - have caused about 2,000 square miles of southeastern Louisiana to disappear into the Gulf of Mexico . . .
Climate Change Is a Food Security Risk for Africa
Environment  (tags: world, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, Sustainabililty, Sub-Saharan Africa, sea level rise )

Darren
- 18 hours ago - worldbank.org
This report, part II in a series, looks at likely impacts of 2°C and 4°C warming across three vulnerable regions. It describes risks to agriculture and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa, the rise in sea-level and devastation to coastal areas likely. . .
Bird of the Week: Passenger Pigeon
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, extinction, habitatdestruction, nature, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - abcbirds.org
September 1 marks 100 years since the last known Passenger Pigeon, known as Martha, died at the Cincinnati Zoo. It's hard to imagine now, but at one time this species was the most numerous bird on earth, with a population of 3 to 5 billion birds.
Hope Is Back
Environment  (tags: nature, hope, global warming, environment, Sustainability, conservation, climate change )

BoomerWar
- 1 day ago - boomerwarrior.org
There's also evidence that more and more people are "getting" it. We are turning the corner on climate change.
Backroom Deals or Sunshine on the Gulf's Restoration?
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, BP disaster )

Sara
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell the Chair of the RESTORE Council, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, to say no to backroom deals, and yes to public engagement, transparency and sunshine on the Gulf's restoration.
22% of the World's Electricity Now Comes From Renewables!
Environment  (tags: conservation, energy, environment, world, renewable energy, solar, international energy agency )

Darren
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.
Elephant Art Goes on Sale at Indian Gallery to Raise Money for Endangered Animals
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, elephants, india, gallery, fundraising )

Darren
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Paintings by an Indian elephant have gone on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals. Artist Alpana Ahuja said she had used bananas and other food to lure Phoolkali to create the artworks.
   

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