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Environment

Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
Drinking Water Contaminated By Fracking Boom in Texas and Pennslyvania, Says New Study
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, research, healthconditions, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The EPA Can Save the World's Largest Wild Sockeye Salmon Run
Environment  (tags: mining intrests, habitatdestruction, habitat, Pebble Mine, wildlife, world, animals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, energy, protection )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - action.sumofus.org
The world's largest wild sockeye salmon run is in grave danger. Rather than protect this precious Alaskan ecosystem, a mining corporation wants to turn it into a massive gold and copper mine
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Prevent An Oil-Fueled Tragedy in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: polar bears, wildlife, oil drilling, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Polar bears and hundreds of other majestic creatures depend on a healthy Arctic Ocean for survival, but their habitat is at risk. The federal government continues to move toward offshore oil drilling in this wild and wonderful environment
NASA Claims Cars Main Cause of Climate Change Written By Ken Green Burridge on 17 February 2014
Environment  (tags: climate, CO2 emissions, ecosystems, energy, environment, animals, endangered, nature, world, Sustainable )

Ruth
- 6 hours ago - evtopia.org
"A 2010 study led by Nadine Unger of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City offers a better way to understand what's changing the Earth's climate by comparing and weighing in the climate impacts by different...."
By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 7 hours ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
Ocean Algae Can Evolve Fast to Tackle Climate Change
Environment  (tags: world, water, Sustainabililty, science, research, protection, oceans, nature, humans, habitat, climate-change, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, climate, environment, pollution, oceans, algae, evolve, temperature, acidification )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.
EPA: STOP PEBBLE MINE BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE
Environment  (tags: mining companies, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, animals, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, oceans, nature, pollution, politics, Sustainabililty, tree )

Sara
- 17 hours ago - soe.salsalabs.com
Let the mining lobbies know we won't back down. Send a message to the EPA telling it to follow through with its proposed mining restrictions before the comment period closes.
Tell Secretary Jewell: No Drilling in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, Arctic Drilling, animals, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Susta )

Sara
- 18 hours ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Putting oil drilling rigs into sensitive waters could have catastrophic effects. Information is missing to assess the impacts of drilling, let alone responsibly manage it. And no technology currently exists to clean up oil spilled in frozen seas.
Tell Secretary Kerry to Block Yet Another Dirty Tar Sands Scheme
Environment  (tags: dirty sands, dirty tar sands, oil, pipeline, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, w )

Sara
- 18 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The State Department has approved a plan to allow Canadian company Enbridge to greatly increase the amount of dirty tar sands oil it brings into the U.S. through the Alberta Clipper pipeline, without conducting an environmental review.
Applaud Plan to Restore Environment of Easter Island - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Easter island, restore, environment, good news, stone heads )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Easter Island has been suffering from ecological damage for decades now. The island has been largely cleared of trees and this has had major environmental impacts.
This Is Your Ocean on Acid, and It's Not Pretty
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, Sustainabililty, science, wildlife, world, weather, research, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, healthconditions, humans, oceans, politics, pollution )

Michael
- 1 day ago - climatecentral.org
"A lot of things we like to eat have calcium carbonate shells very sensitive to acidification," -R Feely, a senior scientist with NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Lab. [ a small drop in pHcause shells to dissolve. larvae/juveniles are more sensitive"]
How Hillary Clinton's State Department Sold Fracking to the World
Environment  (tags: climate, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, endangered, energy, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Ewoud
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
..........That afternoon, they huddled with Bulgarian leaders, including prime minister Boyko Borissov, discussing everything from Syria's bloody civil war to their joint search for loose nukes. But the focus of the talks was fracking......visit site
   

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