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Petition - Don't Destroy Public Lands in Massive Fracking Auction
Environment  (tags: Fracking Industry, Fracking risks, public lands, oil and gas industry, environmental damages, destruction, Contamination Risks, Habitat preservation, prevention of further pollution, fragile ecosystems, stronger protection laws, Wildlife conservation )

- 1 day ago -
Drop plans to sell off hundreds of thousands of acres of public land to oil and gas companies interested in fracking. The Western United States are famous for their beautiful desert vistas and rolling plains. However, up to 1 million acres of public...
PETITION: PLEASE SIGN - Hey Canada! Stop Giving Public Money to Oil and Gas Companies
Environment  (tags: canada, public money, oil and gas industry, climate-change, fossil fuels, climate, ecosystems, environment, pollution, world )

- 1 day ago -
Enough with the contradictions. Canadian governments know that addressing climate change means transitioning away from fossil fuelsâEUR¦not giving them public money to expand operations
Petition - Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?
Environment  (tags: Artic drilling, national petroleum reserve, pristine wildlife habitats, Habitat preservation, prevention of further pollution, environmental damages, fragile ecosystems, stronger protection laws, Wildlife conservation, responsibilities, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
In 2013, the Obama administration released a plan to allow oil and gas drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A), arguably the most remote and pristine swath of land in the US. The plan identified 11.8 million acres of land that would...
Help Build a Fossil Fuel World
Environment  (tags: safe water, clean air, transition to renewable energy, fossil free world, green energy, keep it in the ground )

- 1 day ago -
To build a world where everyone can drink safe water, breathe clean air, and live free from the fear of the next climate disaster, we need a ban on new fossil fuel projects and a fast and just transition to 100% renewable energy for all.
Restore and Protect the Lands and Waters of the Yakima River Basin ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
Combined with floodplain restoration downstream, protection of headwater lands and streams, and smarter water use by farms and communities, the Plan will address impacts of drought and climate change in the Basin and ensure a healthy environment
Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge From Oil and Gas Drilling ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 11 hours ago -
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of America's last wild places, home to polar bears, caribou, wolverines, musk oxen, and over 200 species of migratory birds.
Patagonia and the Truth of Theft
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, politics, monuments )

- 1 day ago -
We cannot let Ryan Zinke and Glenn Beck tell lies about monuments.
Don't Let Fracking Ruin the Rappahannock ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

- 19 hours ago -
Clean water is essential for a healthy Rappahannock and Chesapeake Bay. People deserve to know what could be going into their drinking water supply.
Congress Wants to Tie Our Hands on Climate Action
Environment  (tags: bills, climate change, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
Climate change is already having serious and costly effects on our health. We need policy choices and tools that reflect the health benefits of cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Tell your representative stand up for climate action and against HR 3117.
Tax Bill Opens Up Alaskan Wildlife Reserve to Oil Drilling on the Claim It Will Lower the Deficit
Environment  (tags: tax bills, ecology, fossil fuels, environmental threats )

- 1 day ago -
Tucked amid the other destruction included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act the Senate passed in the wee hours last Saturday is a provision to open up 1.5 million acres on the coastal plain of the vast Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling.
Tell Senate to Reject Anti-Public Lands Activist ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
The anti-public lands movement, from the Bundy militants who took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, are not going away. T
This City in Alaska Is Warming So Fast, Algorithms Removed the Data Because It Seemed Unreal
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate change, arctic, alaska )

- 18 hours ago -
The missing station was the result of rapid, man-made climate change, with a runaway effect on the Arctic. The temperature in Barrow had been warming so fast this year, the data was automatically flagged as unreal and removed from the climate database.
New Analysis: EPA Routinely Allows Ongoing Use of Untested Pesticides
Environment  (tags: chemicals, pesticides, EPA, pollution, pollutants, contaminants )

- 13 hours ago -
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has routinely been allowing use of unapproved pesticides under the pretext of an "emergency" when no actual emergency exists, according to an analysis released today by the Center for Biological Diversity.
Petition - Demand Asia Pulp and Paper Respect Communities' Right to Farm
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, asia pulp and paper, monoculture farming, communities, farmland, Legal rights, food farming, land grabbing, traditional lands, sustainable sourcing, respect rights, responsibilities, environmental protection, ecosystems, prevention of damages )

- 11 hours ago -
For the people of Lubuk Mandarsah in Indonesia, farming is more than a way of life, it's an act of resistance. In Indonesia, where many frontline communities don't have the legal rights to their land, growing food to provide for their families can be a...
Tinkerers Are Great at Recycling
Environment  (tags: energy, DIY, recycling, power wall, distributed generation )

- 1 day ago -
Here's the newest recycling idea Instead of buying Tesla's Powerwall, they build their own DIY versions using recycled batteries for a fraction of the cost This is a step towards a better world (see photo of Star Trek captains)

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