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A Sprinkle of Compost Helps Rangeland Lock Up Carbon
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - sfgate.com
A compost experiment that began seven years ago on a Marin County ranch has uncovered a disarmingly simple and benign way to remove carbon dioxide from the air, holding the potential to turn the vast rangeland of California and the world into a weapon aga
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Endangered Species Act, animals, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions for 757 imperiled species nationwide, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the yellow-billed cuckoo under the Endangered Species Act.
Don't Put Dredging Ahead of Other Flood-Prevention Measures
Environment  (tags: RSPB, flooding, Dredging, uk, flood-prevention, environment )

David
- 13 hours ago - rspb.org.uk
Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritised over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year's Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water.
Support Our Vision for the Reef
Environment  (tags: reef, pollution, ocean, starfish conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, protection, turtles, dugongs, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 13 hours ago - fightforthereef.org.au
Tell the government you support our 10-point plan to safeguard the future of the Reef by sending a submission to the Reef 2050 consultation.
Guardians of the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, nature, environment )

Linda
- 17 hours ago - theguardian.com
These initiatives protect this region's abundant wildlife and support local livelihoods through the sustainable production of Brazil nuts, timber and palm fruit - all of which grow naturally in the rainforest
Bushfire Season 'Will Be More Severe as a Result of Climate Change'
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, weather, world )

Linda
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Climate change is already increasing the intensity and severity of bushfires in New South Wales and extending bushfire season by months, a report by the Climate Council has warned.
Autumn Anomaly: Deepest Great Lakes' Levels Rising
Environment  (tags: environment, water, lakes )

Linda
- 1 day ago - wzzm13.com
As leaves are falling, the deepest of the Great Lakes' water levels are rising. And that almost never happens.
Tell President Obama, Block Dow`s Dangerous GMO Crops
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The EPA is about to approve Dow's new herbicide to be used with its GMO corn and soy crops -- engineered to withstand applications of 2,4-D, a chemical used to kill weeds, but more notoriously an ingredient of Agent Orange.
Take Action Now Tell Statoil to Go Home
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - greenpeace.org
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has a permit to drill in the deep waters off the beautiful west coast of Northland. It is an area of outstanding beauty, a migratory path for whales, the home of many Maori tribal groups and a paradise for surfers.
   

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