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Do Not Destroy the Borneo National Park in Indonesia! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Environment  (tags: Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore, Borneo rain forest )

- 1 day ago -
Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA) is a palm oil company that recently announced its plans to to clear large areas of rainforest located in Tanjung Putting National Park, Indonesia, to spur production of palm oil.
Backroom Deals or Sunshine on the Gulf's Restoration?
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, BP disaster )

- 21 hours ago -
Tell the Chair of the RESTORE Council, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, to say no to backroom deals, and yes to public engagement, transparency and sunshine on the Gulf's restoration.
Microbial Ecological Fertilizer- Is Our Safer Future
Environment  (tags: environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, world, conservation, healthconditions, science, water )

- 1 day ago -
After chemical fertilizer has been introduced to the world in nearly sixty years, into the twenty-first century, health concerns have developed in an opposite direction
China Pollution - Photographs That Will SHOCK You
Environment  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
With a newly-minted elite and an economic growth rate of over 10%, the environment has taken a backseat in China, the world's most populous country. Growing pollution has led to unusable waterways, increased incidence of birth defects and ...
A Cathedral Under Siege: Protect the Grand Canyon
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Sign on to voice your opposition to developments that would damage the Grand Canyon. We are working with local partners such as the Grand Canyon Trust to safeguard this special place for future generations.
22% of the World's Electricity Now Comes From Renewables!
Environment  (tags: conservation, energy, environment, world, renewable energy, solar, international energy agency )

- 1 day ago -
Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.
Shell Renews Quest to Plunder Arctic in Search of Oil - Take Action!
Environment  (tags: Climate, U.S., Environment, Greenpeace, Arctic, Oceans, Offshore Drilling, Fossil Fuels )

- 11 hours ago -
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday indicated its continued desire to drill in the Arctic waters off the coast of Alaska by submitting new plans for exploratory operations to federal agencies.
Global Warming Already Dangerous, Risks Being Irreversible, Says New UN Global Warming Report
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, oceans, pollution, weather )

- 1 day ago -
Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous -- and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible
One Man, One Wheel: B.C. Man Unicycling Across Canada for Climate Change
Environment  (tags: unicycle, victoria, canada, climate, climate-change, political action, climatechange, environment, humans )

- 1 day ago -
When Victoria's Joseph Boutilier decided he wanted to trek across Canada to call for political action on climate change, he knew he needed to make his journey unique.
Elephant Art Goes on Sale at Indian Gallery to Raise Money for Endangered Animals
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, elephants, india, gallery, fundraising )

- 1 day ago -
Paintings by an Indian elephant have gone on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals. Artist Alpana Ahuja said she had used bananas and other food to lure Phoolkali to create the artworks.
Disturbing New Chemical Found in Fetuses
Environment  (tags: habitat, ecosystems, environment, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, endangered )

- 1 day ago -
A common consumer chemical poses health risks for newborns.Triclosan has been linked to reproductive and development issues in animal testing. It is often used as the active ingredient in antibacterial soaps and appears in more than 2,000 consumer product
INFOGRAPHIC: Less Spillage and More Efficiency Could Make Russian Arctic Oil Unnecessary
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, pollution, russia, arctic, oil )

- 1 day ago -
White birches in the sunshine, austere spruce groves, endless pastures and slow-running rivers - Russian nature is precious. It hurts to see how this rich wilderness is being stained with sticky black oil. The only tradition the oil industry seems to
The Time for Burning Coal Has Passed
Environment  (tags: Active Citizens, Active Citizens, Civil Society, Climate Change, Editors' Choice, Energy, Environment, Europe, Featured, Headlines, Natural Resources, Projects, TerraViva United Nations )

- 19 hours ago -
"It's high time to plan the coal phase-out now and show the people in the region a future beyond the inevitable end of dirty fossil fuels" - Anike Peters, Greenpeace Germany
Rescuers Freed 20 Workers From a Mine in Nicaragua Hours After It Collapsed, Authorities Said
Environment  (tags: world, danger, mine, mines, mining, Nicaragua, miners, destruction, healthconditions, humans )

- 2 hours ago -
Rescuers freed 20 workers from a mine in Nicaragua late Friday, dozens of hours after it collapsed and buried them underground, authorities said
20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, oceans, coral reefs, species, SPECIES EXTINCTION, endangered )

- 1 day ago -
A ruling by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration bumps the number of protected coral species to 22.
Coal Plants Will Emit 300 BIllion Tons of Future CO2
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, coal, emissions )

- 1 day ago -
So many new plants have been built worldwide that emissions across their lifetimes will be enormous
20 Corals Protected Under the Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: corals, protection, oceans, federal government, endangered, endanered species act, globalwarming, globalwarming, disease, extinction )

- 1 day ago -
Huge news in our work to help oceans: The federal government on Wednesday protected 20 corals under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction.
Here Is a Drone View of the Napa Earthquake   video
Environment  (tags: climatechange, destruction, environment, world )

- 1 day ago -
Video of the Earthquake in Napa, California. For those of my friends that got hit...Sending you prayers. For those of you that don't have earthquakes I will try to post an explanation.
Wild Birds' Songs, Feather Colors Changed By Mercury Contamination
Environment  (tags: birds, song, mercury, language, brain, animals, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, pollution, research, science, wildlife )

- 21 hours ago -
Videos and pics - Mercury in the environment changes the way birds sing.
Climate Policy Goes Hand-in-Hand With Water Policy
Environment  (tags: Active Citizens, Advancing Deserts, Caribbean Climate Wire, Civil Society, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Energy, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Green Economy, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Natural Resourc )

- 19 hours ago -
"This is a very big deal for us because under predicted climate change scenarios we're looking at things like drier dry seasons [and] more intense hurricanes." -- Natalie Boodram of WACDEP
Time for a Hold on New B.C. Mine Proposals
Environment  (tags: B.C., Canada, salmon, Mine proposals, regulations, environment, communities, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, nature, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

- 18 hours ago -
t's time to take another look at whether B.C. mining regulations are serving the economy, environment and our communities.
Hope Is Back
Environment  (tags: nature, hope, global warming, environment, Sustainability, conservation, climate change )

- 14 hours ago -
There's also evidence that more and more people are "getting" it. We are turning the corner on climate change.
Bird of the Week: Passenger Pigeon
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, extinction, habitatdestruction, nature, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

- 11 hours ago -
September 1 marks 100 years since the last known Passenger Pigeon, known as Martha, died at the Cincinnati Zoo. It's hard to imagine now, but at one time this species was the most numerous bird on earth, with a population of 3 to 5 billion birds.
U.N. Draft Report Lists Unchecked Emissions' Risks
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Emissions, United Nations, Report, Severe Impacts, GHG Emissions )

- 1 day ago -
"Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts" over the coming decades, according to a draft of a major new UN report."
The World's Existing Power Plants Will Emit 300 Billion Tons Of Carbon Dioxide In Their Lifetimes
Environment  (tags: Energy, Power Plants, Emissions, Coal, #DirtyCoal, Climate Change )

- 1 day ago -
"The new research, as reported by Science Daily, is also the first to quantify how fast these "baked in" emissions are growing as more power plants are constructed -- roughly four percent a year. That's a problem because it means construction of new..."
Can Virtual Reality Reconstructions of Nature Have the Same Health Benefits as the Real Thing?
Environment  (tags: forests, green, humans, nature, trees, water, outdoors, healthconditions )

- 18 hours ago -
Can virtual reality mimic nature's restorative properties? It seems that simulated green spaces can have surprising health benefits. . .
Hank Paulson, the IMF & Business Leaders Are All Speaking Out for a Price on Carbon
Environment  (tags: world, carbon, carbon emissions, energy, clean energy, environment )

- 18 hours ago -
Forward-thinking leaders from across business and government are speaking out in support of a price on carbon to lower climate-damaging emissions and encourage clean-energy innovation.
The Hunt for Brooklyn's Hidden Creeks
Environment  (tags: Earth, Citizen Science, balloons, mapping, infrastructure, new york, brooklyn, gowanus, public labs )

- 6 hours ago -
The environmental planner and map maker for the City of New York is preparing to hunt down the creeks that Brooklyn buried but couldn't kill...
Climate Change Is a Food Security Risk for Africa
Environment  (tags: world, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, Sustainabililty, Sub-Saharan Africa, sea level rise )

- 3 hours ago -
This report, part II in a series, looks at likely impacts of 2°C and 4°C warming across three vulnerable regions. It describes risks to agriculture and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa, the rise in sea-level and devastation to coastal areas likely. . .

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