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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.
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...
End Fracking on Federal Land PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Direct the Bureau of Land Management to stop issuing permits for fracking or other oil and gas exploration on federal lands.
25 Leading Israeli Water & Energy Technologies Arrive to Los Angeles
Environment  (tags: Israel, California Drought, water conference )

David
- 1 day ago - israelcaliforniagreentechpartnership.com
A delegation of field-proven Israeli companies will engage in the first-ever Israel California Water (ICWater) Conference
Unprecedented: Scientist Declares Global Climate Emergency After Jet Stream Crosses Equator
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, weather )

Rob
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Climate scientists this week expressed alarm after unprecedented data showed the Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream crossing the Equator.
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
- 13 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
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
- 11 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.
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.
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
- 10 hours ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Tell the Feds: Don't let big oil harm Cook inlet's beluga whales.
UNESCO: List the Sundarbans as a World Heritage Site in Danger! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, radia-active )

Anna
- 10 hours ago - sierra.secure.force.com
We recently delivered more than 150,000 comments to U.S. Export-Import Bank. Together, we sent a strong message to Ex-Im Bank that we won't tolerate our tax dollars being used to finance the dangerous Orion coal projects near the Sundarbans in Bangladesh
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.
Protect the San Pedro River! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 10 hours ago - sierra.secure.force.com
Arizona's southern treasures are at risk from a proposed massive new development. Villages at Vigneto, a Tuscany-inspired development proposed for more than 12,000 acres near Benson, Arizona, would have significant negative effects on the San Pedro River
Northern Gateway Pipeline Approval Overturned
Environment  (tags: canada, Federal Court of Appeals, first nations, pipeline project, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - cbc.ca
Federal Court of Appeal finds Canada failed to consult with First Nations on pipeline project
12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup
Environment  (tags: Roundup )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - ecowatch.com
WeâEUR(TM)re just starting to understand the serious long-term health and environmental effects of Roundup and other popular herbicides.
Scientists Observe First Signs of Healing in the Antarctic Ozone Layer
Environment  (tags: environment, science, ecosystems )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - news.mit.edu
September ozone hole has shrunk by 4 million square kilometers since 2000.
The End Of Mining In The Philippines?
Environment  (tags: mining, foreign mining operations, Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte, Minister of Environment & Natural Resour, Regina Lopez )

Judy
- 7 hours ago - oilprice.com
It is incredible that the ongoing events of the past week in the Philippines mining sector aren't getting much press.
Stanford Scientists Find 'Water Windfall' Beneath California's Central Valley
Environment  (tags: California )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - terradaily.com
Accessing this water in an economically feasible way and safeguarding it from possible contamination from oil and gas activities, however, will be challenging.
Oceans of Trouble: Are the World's Fisheries Doomed? (1996)
Environment  (tags: Oceans of Trouble )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - nola.com
For eight days, from March 24 to 31, 1996, The Times-Picayune told the story of the struggle of the world's fishers against multiple threats of pollution, overfishing and habitat loss.
Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico As Large As Connecticut? - See More at: Http://Www.Techtimes.Com/Artic les/164366/20160611/Dead-Zone-
Environment  (tags: Dead Zone GoM )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - techtimes.com
The hypoxic zones are created because of the runoff of agricultural waste into waterways. Phosphorus and nitrogen from fertilizers and waste from livestock can rob regions of water bodies of their oxygen.
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
- 10 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.
LouisianaâEUR(TM)s Vanishing Island: AmericaâEUR(TM)s First Climate Refugees
Environment  (tags: Louisiana )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, has been inhabited by tribal communities since the Trail of Tears era. The island, which used to be the size of Manhattan, has lost 98 percent of its land over the last 60 years, MSNBC reported.
Sign the Petition: CNN Should Stop Being a Billboard for Big Oil and Report on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: petition, CNN, climate change, big oil )

Kathryn
- 5 hours ago - signforgood.com
Petition: Research has shown that CNN spent more time on fossil fuel advertising than they did reporting on climate change -- by 5-to-1. And this disparity in air time happened right after we found that 2015 was the hottest year on record!
Ozone Layer on the Mend, Thanks to Chemical Ban
Environment  (tags: ozone holes )

Evan
- 3 hours ago - sciencemag.org
Since it was discovered in 1985, the Antarctic ozone hole has been a potent symbol of humankindâEUR(TM)s ability to cause unintended environmental harm. But now comes a glimmer of good news: The void in the ozone layer is shrinking.
Household Fuels a Major Contributor to Beijing's Infamous Air Pollution
Environment  (tags: China )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - terradaily.com
"You cannot have a clean outdoor environment if a large percentage of the population is burning dirty fuels in households several times a day," said Kirk Smith
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
- 9 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.
Let the Arctic Ocean Off the Hook
Environment  (tags: Arctic )

Michael
- 1 day ago - arcticjournal.com
Ice is retreating at the top of the world. Here are seven arguments why that shouldnâEUR(TM)t pave the way for fishing in the Arctic Ocean
   

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