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16 Million Plastic Bottles Are Thrown Away Every Day in the UK. PETITION
Environment  (tags: plastic bottles, UK, deposit return schemes, deposit, conservation, environment, humans, nature, world )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Deposit return schemes work by placing a small deposit on a plastic bottle, which you get back when you return it.
Nike's New âEUR~FlyleatherâEUR(TM) Shoes Are 50% Better for the Environment Than Other Sneakers
Environment  (tags: flyleather, nike, shoes, sneakers, polyester blend, conservation, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - globalcitizen.org
In order to make Flyleather, Nike takes leather scraps from tanneries that would otherwise go to waste, and reduces them to fibers that it combines with a polyester blend. Then water jets essentially blast the mix with such force that the fibers merge
Powerful Earthquake Kills More Than 130 In Central Mexico
Environment  (tags: world, humans, nature, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Wilde
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many people are believed to be trapped beneath the rubble. The temblor occurred on the 32nd anniv of a devastating quake that killed thousands in Mexico City in 1985.Many Mexicans had taken part in earthquake drills on Tues as is customary every 9/19
Ban the Use of Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags PETITION
Environment  (tags: ban plastic bags, disposable plastic shopping bags, pcean, marine life, ecosystems, animals, conservation, endangered, environment, humans, nature, oceans, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - change.org
If the use of disposable plastic bags is banned, it will prevent them from ending up in the ocean and negatively affecting marine life such as turtles, fish, mammals, and birds. Therefore creating better ecosystems
Help Protect Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Environment  (tags: national parks, wildlife, animals, conservation, endangered, environment, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, energy, destruction, protection, pollution, politics, nature, trees, water )

Sara
- 1 day ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Meridian Energy Group's proposal to build a 55,000-barrel-a-day oil refinery just 3 miles from the border of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a direct threat to the parks air quality, scenic views and night skies
   

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