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SIGN PLEASE! No Tar Sands in Europe
Environment  (tags: tar sands, world, pollution, politics, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

- 18 hours ago -
EU law makers are introducing an important bill which would impose strict pollution standards on car and lorry fuels and would effectively ban tar sands fuel, the world's most filthy and environmentally destructive transport oil
PLEASE CLICK To Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, environment, globalwarming, green, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty )

- 15 hours ago -
Clean air and water. Abundant fish and wildlife. A stable climate. The Environmental Defense Fund protects nature and helps people thrive. What sets us apart is how we make this happen: By creating solutions that also carry economic benefits.
BLM: Maintain the Moratorium on New Coal Leases on Public Lands PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
The Bureau of Land Management is conducting public meetings on the three-year moratorium on new coal leases on public land that President Obama announced in January. While there is great pressure from the coal industry to stop the moratorium the BLM
Siansbury's : Please Drop John West *** Please Sign / Visit ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, protection, research, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 1 day ago -
Right now, 25 activists are blocking the entrance to John WestâEUR(TM)s factory in France. From their fishing grounds in the Indian Ocean and factories in France, to the head offices of their stockists and the supermarkets in your area - weâEUR(TM)re taking ...
When Did the Oil Industry Know About Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: corruption, oil, gas, exxon, cover-up, politics, pollution, green, climatechange, climate, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, water, wildlife, science, oceans, habitatdestruction )

- 1 day ago -
New documents allege that the forerunner to the oil giant Exxon Mobil was seriously researching ways to cut down on carbon emissions as early as the 1960s, even as the company was denying the reality of climate change. The Guardian's Suzanne Goldenberg
Going To Pot
Environment  (tags: marijuana, pot, redwoods, ecosystem, humboldt county )

- 1 day ago -
Humboldt County's marijuana boom is destroying a unique redwood forest ecosystem and killing some of California's rarest wildlife. Now veteran pot farmers are fighting the âEUR~green rushâEUR(TM) to make cannabis cultivation truly sustainable.
Save Whales & Dolphins From the Secret Massacre Off Our California Coast
Environment  (tags: Drift Net fisheries )

- 1 day ago -
Did you know that the California driftnet fishery for swordfish continues to capture, harm and sometimes kill sperm whales, sea turtles, sharks, whales, dolphins and sea lions?
No Human Alive Has Seen 7 Months This Hot Before
Environment  (tags: hot weather, climate scientists, climate, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, humans, world )

- 1 day ago -
And underlying it all, stoking the fire, is us. Humans. Climate scientists âEUR" experts who have devoted their lives to studying and understanding how this all works âEUR" agree to an extraordinary degree that humans are responsible for the heating
Biodegradable Plastics Are A Big Fat Lie
Environment  (tags: wildlife, plastic )

- 17 hours ago -
There are prediction that the worlds oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. The United Nations says biodegradable plastics do little, if anything, to actually protect the planet and marine creatures and do not degrade rapidly in the ocean.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise the Protection of Vulnerable Indigenous Tribe
Environment  (tags: deforestation, indigenous rights, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, politics, protection, habitat )

- 6 hours ago -
Praise BrazilâEUR(TM)s decision to protect the territory of an isolated tribe threatened by loggers.
Petition - Support the WATER Act!
Environment  (tags: destruction, healthconditions, pollution, humans, water, weather, protection )

- 4 hours ago -
Sign below to send a message to your Representative to support the WATER Act and fix our aging water systems! PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!
Earth May Become Uninhabitable By 2300
Environment  (tags: Fossil Fuels, Climate-Change, Global Warming )

- 15 hours ago -
Canadian researchers have revealed some pretty grave statistics as to the burning of fossil fuels and its impact on Earth.
Suspend Oil Drilling After Another Massive Spill
Environment  (tags: Oil Spills )

- 6 hours ago -
Target: U.S. President Barack Obama Goal: Halt all oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after yet another spill pumped 90,000 gallons of oil into the water.
Japanese-Language MyShake App Crowdsources Earthquake Shaking
Environment  (tags: earthquakes, healthconditions, nature, pollution, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, ecosystems, climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
A map of the 121 earthquakes that MyShake users have recorded since the app's release in February 2016. They range in magnitude form 2.5 to 7.8. view more
Oregon Voters Reject Nestle's Water Grab
Environment  (tags: water, protection, habitat, government, GoodNews, politics, environment, ecosystems )

- 6 hours ago -
Detractors of Nestle's plan said the county needs its water for its citizens, agriculture and wildlife.
Penalize Coal Company for Contaminated Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: Coal )

- 5 hours ago -
Goal: Require coal company to immediately clean up all its dumped coal ash in North Carolina and impose harsh penalties for its irresponsible waste management.
With Women at the Top, U.N. Climate Body Has Chance for Real Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, UN, gender, women, top positions, Christiana Figueres, Ségolène Royal, Hakima El Haite, Laurence Tubiana, Sarah Baashan, Jo Tyndall )

- 1 day ago -
Whisper it quietly, but a gender revolution is taking place at the global climate change negotiations. As of 17 May, the six most influential positions within the UN process are all held by women, a significant increase on last year's total of two.
100% Clean Energy Economy Is Much Closer Than You Think
Environment  (tags: Clean Energy )

- 1 day ago -
Your workday is done and when you walk to the parking lot, the first thing you do is unplug your vehicle from the office building where itâEUR(TM)s been soaking up electricity from rooftop solar panels all day.
The Terrible Truth About How Your Gadgets Die and Recycling
Environment  (tags: recycling )

- 1 day ago -
The sleek, thin electronics of today are gorgeous to behold and hell to recycle. It was found that, despite assurances to the contrary, electronics recycling companies were exporting waste to other countries contaminating environments with harmful toxins,
Botswana Sells UK Company Right to Drill for Shale Gas in National Park
Environment  (tags: fracking, South africa, frack is whack, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, wildlife, world, humans )

- 6 hours ago -
Botswana's government has recently sold the rights to the British Karoo Energy company to frack for shale gas in the Kgalagadi transfrontier park, the Guardian newspaper reported Wednesday.
Top 10 New Species for 2016 -- ScienceDaily
Environment  (tags: top 10 new species )

- 19 hours ago -
I wish there were photos!

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