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Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: threateningparadise, oil drilling, oil drilling leases, environment, ecosystems, conservation, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - npr.org
An oil rig now floats offshore in one of Europe's top winter beach destinations -- Spain's Canary Islands.
Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama's New Smog Pollution Rule
Environment  (tags: pollution, laws, US< protection, politics, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new draft proposed rule on Tuesday to tighten already-existing restrictions on ground-level ozone pollution, the main ingredient of urban smog.
Save Old-Growth Forest From Logging
Environment  (tags: logging, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and join the fight to save these irreplaceable and indispensible trees from logging, which could easily be carried out in second-growth forests instead.
Why The Sun's 30-Year Hibernation From This Winter May Lead To Global Food Riots - International Business Times
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, endangered, environment, sun, solar flares, mini ice age )

Earths
- 12 hours ago - au.ibtimes.com
The sun is going to enter a phase of reduced activity, which he characterized as "solar hibernation." Oceanic and atmospheric temperatures too are going to decline. It would even lead to greater volcanic activity
New Mexico Nuclear Waste Accident a 'Horrific Comedy of Errors' That Exposes Deeper Problems
Environment  (tags: humans, healthconditions, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Last February's explosion at the WIPP dump for long-lived intermediate-level nuclear waste from the US's nuclear weapons program remains unexplained,
Avoiding Ecosystem Collapse
Environment  (tags: Ecosystems )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
From coral reefs to prairie grasslands, some of the world's most iconic habitats are susceptible to sudden collapse due to seemingly minor events.
Help Us Turn the Tide! .
Environment  (tags: Barrier reef, dumping, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - act.wwf.org.au
The tide is turning on the decision makers responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's future, with a groundswell of public opinion and scientific fact supporting a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the Reef's waters.
Suncor Energy: Don't Destroy Canada's Most Important River!
Environment  (tags: rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - act.watchdog.net
The Athabasca River is an essential ecosystem for hundreds of species of fish, birds and other wildlife, not to mention the drinking and farming water for miles around.
   

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