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Petition - Protect the Boundary Waters!
Environment  (tags: U.S. Forest Service, Sulfide Mining, Copper Mining, boundary waters, water pollution, disastrous consequences, negative impacts, longterm effects, environmental damages, prevention of pollution, clean waters, wilderness preservation, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
Sign here to help work towards permanent protection for the Boundary Waters and demand the U.S. Forest Service to prepare a full comprehensive study to the disastrous impacts of introducing toxic sulfide-ore copper mining on the edge of America's most...
Petition - Protect Marine Life From Dangerous and Potentially Lethal Oil Explorations
Environment  (tags: Atlantic Coast, oil and gas exploration, seismic blasting, harmful for ocean mammals, Ocean Wilderness, prevention of wildlife loss, marine wildlife preservation, environmental damages, Oil Spills, habitat protection, ocean ecosystems, Sustainable Develop )

- 1 day ago -
Cancel seismic surveys for oil and gas that pose extreme threats to marine animals. As President Trump opens the Atlantic Coast to oil and gas companies, tens of thousands of miles of ocean may soon be filled with sonic blasts that can harm all sorts...
Don't Let Congress Industrialize Our Wilderness
Environment  (tags: resources, exploitation, greed, petitions )

- 19 hours ago -
Speak out against Congress members who are trying to remove protections for America's untouched wilderness.
Our Nation's Biggest Climate Action Is Under Attack. Speak Up to Defend It!
Environment  (tags: air pollution, fossil fuels, clean energy, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Pollution from coal plants continues to sicken our families and make climate change worse. Previously the EPA estimated the Clean Power Plan would prevent 90,000 asthma attacks, 300,000 missed work and school days, and 3,600 premature deaths annually.
Petition - Save the Everglades!
Environment  (tags: everglades, National Park, wetlands, epa, funding, budget cuts, clean water protection act, prevention of pollution, environmental damages, longterm consequences, prevention of wildlife loss, Habitat preservation, ecosystems )

- 1 day ago -
Everglades National Park is one of our countryâEUR(TM)s most ICONIC places: But Trump just ELIMINATED the EPA funding to keep the wetlands waters clean. Without proper funding, Everglades National Park will become HORRIFICALLY, irreversibly polluted.
Sign : Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the Crosshairs!
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, Arctic, refuge, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
The Porcupine herd's calving ground are on the coastal plains of the refuge where drilling is most likely to take place. In addition to caribou, a stunning array of wildlife calls the area home or visits seasonally, including polar bears, musk oxen,
Environment  (tags: Canada, fossil fuels, greed, economic injustice, taxes, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Last year, every Canadian household contributed $234 from their taxes to oil and gas companies. And that's what will happen again if the government keeps stalling on its promise to phase out public subsidies to the fossil fuel industry.
Congratulate the Citizens of Seychelles - The Nature Conservancy-Please Sign
Environment  (tags: Seychelles Islands, conservation, Marine protected areas )

- 13 hours ago -
In February 2018, the small island nation of Seychelles in the Indian Ocean announced the creation of two new Marine Protected Areas covering 81,000 square miles of some of the most productive and diverse areas of its ocean.
Environmentalists Say They're Averting Climate Disaster. Conservatives Say It's Terrorism.
Environment  (tags: protests, activism, sabotage, fossil fuel, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
In October, 84 members of Congress, including four Democrats, sent Attorney General Jeff Sessions a letter urging him to find out whether the Department of Justice could prosecute pipeline saboteurs as terrorists.
This Courageous âEUR~Trash GirlâEUR(TM) Is Overcoming Bullies and Saving the World
Environment  (tags: trash, saving the wolrd, conservation, environment, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, world )

- 1 day ago -
ItâEUR(TM)ll take a lot more than bullying to stop 12-year-old Nadia Sparkes from cleaning up her community and saving the planet. ALSO TAKE ACTION: Pledge to Take 3 For the Sea (tweet)
Petition - Defend Turtle-Saving Technology in the Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, sea turtles, critically endangered species, NOAA, programs, budget cuts, jeopardizing, ocean wildlife protection, prevention of wildlife loss, biodiversity, Habitat preservation, marine ecosystems, responsibilities )

- 23 hours ago -
The Gulf of Mexico is home to five of the world's species of sea turtles including the critically endangered Kemp's ridley which nests in Texas. In 1978 all sea turtles found in the Gulf of Mexico were listed as either endangered or threatened under...
Petition - Help Stop Pesticide Contamination in Smith River Estuary
Environment  (tags: Smith River, Estuary restoration, toxic contamination, pesticide pollution, Recovery Act, clean water, environmental damages, prevention of further pollution, longterm effects, negative impacts, responsibilities, endangered wildlife, stronger protection )

- 5 hours ago -
After many years the California North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has finally released a long awaited report that provides new and devastating data from the Smith River estuary: From 2013-15 state scientists found 17 highly toxic pesticides
Petition - Mammoth Is Ready For 100% Renewable Energy
Environment  (tags: Mammoth Lakes Town Council, Renewable energies, clean energy, Water Supplies, groundwater quality, Environmental Impacts, biodiversity conservation, fragile ecosystems, Sustainable Development, Wildlife conservation, Habitat preservation, longterm effects )

- 3 hours ago -
Sign a petition urging the Mammoth Lakes Town Council to commit to 100% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% renewable energy by 2050. Clean energy is the only option to protect our winters and water supplies. We need Mammoth to transition to cleaner...
URGENT: Don't Let Trump Open Our Coasts to Big Oil!
Environment  (tags: Coastal areas, offshore drilling, expansion, commercial exploitation, environmental damages, ocean wildlife, marine mammals, fragile ecosystems, ecological consequences, prevention of pollution, longterm effects, Habitat preservation, responsibilities )

- 23 hours ago -
The Trump administration is ignoring science and public outrage. For years, we have fought (and won!) against attempts to expand offshore drilling along our coasts. But now Trump's Department of Interior wants to put our waters at risk by expanding...
The Pentagon Is Using An Environmental Law Meant to Protect Us, Against Us
Environment  (tags: pollution, contamination, contaminants, military, weapons )

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Canadian researchers recently revealed how an extremely toxic chemical used in US military explosives that the Pentagon has been downplaying for decades has been seeping into surrounding communities for years.
Scientists Create WorldâEUR(TM)s First Zero-Emission Solar Fuel Reactor That Works at Night
Environment  (tags: conservation, energy, environment, habitat, protection, nature, solar )

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This groundbreaking new facility in Germany is the future of alternative energy. Researchers have successfully tested CONTISOL,: a solar reactor that is able to run on air and make solar fuel during the day and night. Solar fuels, such as.....

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