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Petition: Demand the US EPA Declare Lake Erie An Impaired Watershed NOW!
Environment  (tags: preservation of watersheds, Water Quality, conservation, ecosystems, environmental protection, responsible behaviour, water clean up, clean water act, federal regulations, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
The administration of Gov. John Kasich should overcome its resistance to defining western Lake Erie as "impaired" under the federal Clean Water Act. That designation would, among other things, allow state and federal regulators to impose and oversee a...
Petition: Preserve West Michigan's Largest Watershed Now!
Environment  (tags: preservation of watersheds, Water Quality, wetlands, mitigation, regulations, conservation, ecosystems, environmental protection, responsible behaviour, politics )

- 1 day ago -
We request your signature and comment on this petition to prevent the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's approval of the Love's Truck Stop permit application for regulated wetland mitigation.
PETITION - Protect Sea Turtles in the Gulf
Environment  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, BP Oil Spill, Kemp's Ridley sea Turtles, Endangered Species, accountability, responsibility, restoration programs, Funding Act, ecosystems, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection, Habitat preservation, ocean biodiversity )

- 12 hours ago -
Endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles were on the road to recovery until the BP oil disaster spewed over 100 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Friends of wildlife like you spoke out and played a critical role in securing justice...
Petition: Punta Rasa - Un Punto De Esperanza Urgente!! / Punta Rasa - A Point of Hope - URGENT!
Environment  (tags: environmental protection, conservation, wildlife preservation, ecosystems, prevention of habitat destruction, responsibility, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
Salvar una region unica en la provincia de Buenos Aires. Saving a single region in the province of Buenos Aires.
Petition: Tell the EPA to Ban Belt, a Dangerous Farm Chemical
Environment  (tags: farm chemicals, pesticide spraying, ban of harmful chemicals, prevention of further pollution, environmental protection, Food Safety, responsibility, protection, organic farming, Sustainable Agriculture )

- 11 hours ago -
Little known fact: Much of America's food, including soybeans, oranges, and almonds, gets sprayed with a dangerous chemical called "Belt" which is manufactured overseas by the German Bayer AG Company. Studies conducted by the Environmental Protection...
Obama Creates 3 New National Monuments to Protect 1.8 Million Acres of California Desert
Environment  (tags: National Parks, Presidential designation, Environmental protection, California desert protection act, Death Valley, Mojave desert, Joshua Tree )

- 1 day ago -
President Obama designated three new national monuments in the California desert Thursday, expanding federal protection to 1.8 million acres of landscapes that have retained their natural beauty despite decades of heavy use.
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, forests, habitat, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
"Oak Flat is an important ecological, recreational, and spiritual site, but now its future is at risk. Thankfully, Congressman Grijalva introduced a bill with bi-partisan support to repeal the land exchange and protect Oak Flat."
Obama Declares 3 New National Monuments In California Desert :)
Environment  (tags: USA, California, Obama, 2016, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, nature, GoodNews, government, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, protection, animalrights )

- 11 hours ago -
The move permanently protects "nearly 1.8 million acres of America's public lands," the White House says in a news release. :)

Environment  (tags: crime, americans, corruption, usa, government, healthconditions, water )

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- 1 day ago -
Petition. Tell Congress to act NOW for relief for Flint, and to finally invest in our water infrastructure to stop these kinds of disasters from happening again all across this country. Could poisoning 100,000 people be intentional?...peace.
Save Cardigan Bay!
Environment  (tags: Scallop, dredging, petition, welsh, government, Wales, UK, conservation )

- 12 hours ago -
The Welsh Government are currently consulting on proposals to open up Cardigan Bay to Scallop dredging. This is a highly damaging method of fishing which destroys the seabed.
Protect Pacific Herring From Overfishing PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
DonâEUR(TM)t reopen the controversial herring fishery off of British Columbia.
'Just More Hot Air'? Utility Co. Says Methane-Spewing Porter Ranch Well Plugged
Environment  (tags: Climate, U.S., California, Environment, Public Health, Pollution, Fossil Fuels )

- 1 day ago -
Southern California Gas Co. announced Thursday that it had "temporarily controlled" the massive Porter Ranch gas leak, but the mood for many is nowhere near celebratory.
You Can Protect National Parks In Peril
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, government, green, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

- 1 day ago -
Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Biscayne and other crown jewels of our National Park System are at a crossroads. Decisions made now about imminent threats within and just outside their borders could forever change these incredible places. STOP it NOW!
Three New Natural Monuments in California
Environment  (tags: )

- 7 hours ago -
President Obama uses Antiquities Act to create three natural monuments in California
Save Turtles From Harbor Deepening in Savannah! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
Environmentalists decried the plan to deepen the Savannah Harbor for years. And now their worst fears are coming true. As dredging proceeds, turtles are turning up dead. So far, a green sea turtlte, a loggerhead turtle, and a leatherback turtle
Changing Times: Demolition of Klamath Mega-Dams Comes One Step Closer
Environment  (tags: USA, mega-dams, Klamath River, pollution, new agreement, Pacificorps, Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, Klamath Riverkeeper, Konrad Fisher, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

- 1 day ago -
The dams have caused serious pollution, and, in 2002, 65,000 adult salmon died in the Klamath in the biggest fish kill in history. After the dams were constructed, the Klamath was polluted by a cesspool of algae and there was a dangerous level of toxins
Ecuador Set To Sell One Third Of Pristine Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies
Environment  (tags: climate, animals, forests, destruction, conservation, ecosystems )

- 1 day ago -
Ecuador is planning on selling one-third of their untouched rainforest to Chinese oil companies as a financial benefit for themselves.
Bird of the Week: Great Green Macaw
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 1 day ago -
The Great Green Macaw is one of the largest macaws in the world (second only to the Hyacinth Macaw). It's also known as the Buffon's or Great Military Macaw and in fact was previously considered a subspecies of the smaller, closely-related Military Macaw.
Protect Mount Hood and Tamanawas Falls From Reckless Logging! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
On any given day you can pull up to a trailhead in the Columbia River Gorge or Mount Hood and see the enthusiasm of people out enjoying their public lands. There are few places that represent this energy and excitement better than the area
Tell Ohio To Shut Down Dirty Coal! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
Ohio is falling way behind in renewable energy. And the loudest voice against progress appears to be Cleveland's main power company, FirstEnergy. Under pressure from First Energy, Ohio has ceased to provide utility customers with good information
Stand Up To China ACTION
Environment  (tags: Canadian Coast, Chinese purchase, Trudeau, oil companies, pipeline, ecosystems, environment )

- 2 hours ago -
We need to say loud and clear: the Canadian coast is not for sale. If enough voters reject ChinaâEUR(TM)s demands, Trudeau can tell the Bay Street lawyers and oil lobbyists to back off âEUR" and help us Stand Up To China. (US zip worked, others may also)
Iditarod Snow Is Low: Event Organizers Eyeing Changes to Race Start
Environment  (tags: climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
The Iditarod sled dog race is contending with low snow this year, and may have to shift its starting point.
Success: Public Park Saved From Disruptive Development PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
Thank the parks department for denying construction offers that would have jeopardized the success of local animal and land conservation.
Is Climate Change Giving the Great Barrier Reef Herpes?
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, herpes, Great Barrierreef, climate change, science, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 8 hours ago -
according to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, this and other viral infections on the reef might become more common as climate change ups the ecosystemâEUR(TM)s stress levels.
Toxic Metal Poisoning May Have Led Pilot Whales Off Course
Environment  (tags: Pilot whales )

- 6 hours ago -
A pod of 21 stranded whales that died on a Scottish beach had high levels of toxic metals in their brains. The readings for heavy metals in air/water/soil off the West Coast show a 65% increase of their presence. How will that affect us?
Coca-Cola Stops Making Drinks at Three Indian Plants
Environment  (tags: Coca Cola )

- 6 hours ago -
The US giant faces challenges from activists over alleged depletion of groundwater.
Environmental Justice, Explained   video
Environment  (tags: environment )

- 1 day ago -
We already know that pollution and climate change negatively affect peopleâEUR(TM)s health and quality of life. But weâEUR(TM)re not always clear about which people are most exposed and impacted.

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