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Demand Accountability for Repeat Oil Spills Harming Indigenous People PETITION
Environment  (tags: oil spills, indigenous populations, accountability, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, protection, world, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Hold PetroPeru accountable for the repeated damage to the environment and indigenous tribes caused by neglected oil leaks.
Scientists Observe First Signs of Healing in the Antarctic Ozone Layer
Environment  (tags: environment, science, ecosystems )

Rob
- 10 hours ago - news.mit.edu
September ozone hole has shrunk by 4 million square kilometers since 2000.
Exclusive: Studies Find 'Super Bacteria' in Rio's Olympic Venues, Top Beaches
Environment  (tags: destruction, barzil, ecosystems, environment, oceans, habitat, humans, nature, pollution, politics, science, world )

Frank
- 12 hours ago - reuters.com
Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant super bacteria off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on Aug. 5.
Rio Olympic Waters Equivalent to Raw Sewage: 5 Fast Facts
Environment  (tags: brazil, ecosystems, destruction, environment, pollution, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, science, world )

Frank
- 12 hours ago - heavy.com
An Associated Press investigation has found that the Olympic waters at Rio de Janeiro are equivalent to raw sewage, with human feces levels being chronically high.
Tell the Feds: Don't Let Big Oil Harm Cook Inlet's Beluga Whales
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, whales, suffering, protection, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, oceans, water )

Julie
- 13 hours ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Tell the Feds: Don't let big oil harm Cook inlet's beluga whales.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: ItâEUR(TM)s Time to Ban Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: OIL TRAINS, OBAMA, LAW, safety, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
From the public safety risk to the pollution of our climate, oil trains represent the wrong direction for our country. President Obama can take decisive action to shut down this unnecessary, dangerous threat once and for all.
6 Reasons Bananas Are On The Brink Of Extinction
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, humans, research, science, endangered, consumers, farming, economy, disease, food, protection, safety, risks )

Wilde
- 16 hours ago - cracked.com
These, friends, are Cavendish bananas. You just know them as "bananas":They're America's most popular fruit. We put them in our lunches, we split them in our ice cream, and we put condoms on them in awkward junior high health classes. And, thanks to a fun
Tell Western Governors to BAN Oil Trains *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, humans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 1 day ago - other98.com
In the wake of a devastating oil train derailment and explosion in Mosier, Oregon, Washington state firefighters have joined the call to stop oil train traffic. Now, weâEUR(TM)re calling on Western state governors to stand with them...
Protect the California Plastic Bag Ban for the Sake of Ocean Wildlife
Environment  (tags: California coast, oceans, plastic, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, wildlife, death )

Linda
- 1 day ago - change.org
2014 the California State Legislature passed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. That ban is prevented from taking effect until California voters weigh in on a ballot referendum this November 8th, 2016. Delay = 17 million plastic bags a day.
Who Pays for Mine Cleanup After Big Coal Goes Bankrupt?
Environment  (tags: big coal, cleanups, pollution, politics, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1 day ago - nrdc.org
Peabody EnergyâEUR(TM)s recent filing could change how the country funds mining messes.
German Government Agrees to Ban Fracking After Years of Dispute
Environment  (tags: germany, fracking, banning fracking, german politicians, destruction, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews )

Lone
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
German politicians have approved a law that bans fracking, ending years of dispute over the controversial technology to release oil and gas locked deep underground.
   

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