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PETITION: Don't Let the Government Keep Us in the DARK
Environment  (tags: conservation, health, habitatdestruction )

- 23 hours ago -
Don't Let the Government Keep Us in the DARKâEUR"Take the pledge to demand support for mandatory GMO labeling and tell your Senators to oppose H.R. 1599.
PETITION: Fracking: Keep E&B Out of Hermosa Beach
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction )

- 22 hours ago -
E&B Natural Resources Management, an independent-based oil and gas company, has their sights set on the small, popular coastal city, Hermosa Beach in California as its newest oil drilling location. Nearly 50% of the residents live 0.5 miles of the site.
PETITION: Let Californians Oversize Their Renewable Energy Systems
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, globalwarming )

- 22 hours ago -
According to Clean Technica, in order for customers to participate in the California Solar Initiative (CSI), "the customer is not allowed to install a system that inherently over-produces more than what is needed for his or her home."
PETITION : Together, Let's Give the Ocean a Voice @COP21! #OceanforClimate
Environment  (tags: ocean, ocean pollution, climate, voice of ocean, climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
The ocean, to me, to us, is beautiful, immense, and infinite. The ocean makes us dream. PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand That World Leaders Sign a Strong Climate Agreement at the Paris Climate Negotiations
Environment  (tags: GREENHOUSE GASES, environment, Paris Conference onClimate, political will, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, climate-change, globalwarming, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
This is the year our leaders can take a giant step forward at the United NationsâEUR(TM) Framework Convention on Climate ChangeâEUR(TM)s 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris (COP21) with a global agreement limiting greenhouse gases
Paradise Burning
Environment  (tags: climate-change, habitatdestruction )

- 23 hours ago -
The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away from WashingtonâEUR(TM)s Olympic National Park.
The Fight to Protect the Arctic Ocean Continues
Environment  (tags: Shell Arctic Drilling, ocean pollution, dirty energy fossil fuels, Ocean Protection, prevention of oil spills, sensitive ecosystem, politics, Sustainabililty )

- 1 day ago -
Tell President Obama drilling in the Arctic not an option. It is time to come to his senses, stop all drilling and future leases, and give our pristine Arctic Ocean the protection it deserves
Margaret Atwood on Climate Change: 'Time Is Running Out for Our Fragile, Goldilocks Planet'
Environment  (tags: margaret atwood, climate-change, climate, climatechange, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment )

- 20 hours ago -
The author looks back on what she wrote about oil in 2009, and reflects on how the conversation has changed in a mere six years
Enviros Say Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan Violates Protections For Pacific Walrus
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ARctic Drilling by Shell, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, oceans, nature )

- 17 hours ago -
A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission granted to Shell to begin exploratory drilling in the Arctic this summer because they say the company's plan would not adequately protect the walrus.
Shell Begins Drilling in the Arctic With Giant Rig: Legal Challenge to Seattle Lease Is Rejected
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Arctic oil exploration, Big Oil, environment, Mayor Ed Murray, Port of Seattle, Shell Oil )

- 1 day ago -
"The Fennica is now safely on its way to Alaska [where] the Transocean Polar Pioneer commenced initial drilling operations" Thursday at 5:50 a.m. Alaska time.
TAKE ACTION: Emergency Petition: Keep the Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bee-killing pesticides, environment, minister, neonicotinoids )

- 1 day ago -
Our bees are in danger. Please overrule the recent decision of environment minister Liz Truss to allow banned bee-killing pesticides back into UK fields.Please stop any exemptions to the European ban on bee-killing pesticides (known as neonicotinoids). Ou
Friends of the Earth Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
Environment  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Friends of The Earth, climate change, president, endorsement )

- 15 hours ago -
Our endorsement is based on his deep and unyielding commitment to fighting climate change and, leaving our world a better place for the future.
Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency As California Wildfires Rage - Huffington Post
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, endangered, habitat, nature, humans, wildlife, water, trees, protection, pollution, forests )

- 1 day ago -
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has declared a state of emergency as wildfires blaze in 15 counties across the Golden State. "California's severe drought and extreme weather have turned much of the state into a tinderbox," Brown said in a Fri statement
Toxic Floods From Coal Mines and Power Plants Hit VietnamâEUR(TM)s Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site
Environment  (tags: Vietnam )

- 12 hours ago -
Ongoing downpours in northeastern Vietnam have resulted in toxic spills and flooding from multiple coal mine and power plant sites in the province surrounding the Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site.
Oregon Drought Forces Cities to Impose Water Use Cutbacks
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

- 12 hours ago -
Oregon;s drought, well underway and growing more dire by the day, has begun to hit municipal water supplies. The scarcity is forcing cities to crack down on residents' water use with tactics that range from creative to compulsory.
Save Baby Giraffes Like Kipenzi From Dying in Captivity
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, ethics, cruelty, habitat, humans, protection, healthconditions, conservation )

- 4 hours ago -
Save baby giraffes like Kipenzi for dying in captivity
Ice Rapidly Decreasing in Greenland
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, climatechange, environment, Greenland, ice melting )

- 1 day ago -
QAANAAQ, northwestern Greenland - Greenland has been rapidly warming, the thick ice sheets that cover its land sharply decreasing along with its glaciers and sea ice.
: Record Heatwave in Oregon and Washington Killing Freshwater Fish Set to Continue
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, water, wildlife, weather )

- 17 hours ago -
Unusually hot weather will persist through Friday afternoon across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees in many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the

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