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Ecosia; Plant Trees One Search at a Time...
Environment  (tags: Plant more trees! )

Ben
- 21 hours ago - ecosia.org
2 million trees planted!!!
Gushing Sewage: Save the Vaal! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 22 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Right now a massive pipeline is being built to send raw sewage gushing into the Vaal dam. But local residents are fighting back, and together we can clamp the pipeline before it reaches the water....
TAKE ACTION: PRESIDENT OBAMA REJECT SHELL'S ARCTIC DRILLING PERMITS
Environment  (tags: clean energy, Arctic Drilling, Shell Arctic Drilling )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - other98.com
Be the President who leads us into the clean energy future, away from the dirty fossil fuels of the past. Reject Shell's Arctic drilling permits now.
Vanishing Lakes of California: âEUR~Before and AfterâEUR(TM) Photos Show the Effect of Severe Drought
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

Frans
- 22 hours ago - industrytap.com
California is experiencing the most extreme drought in history, which has strained CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s water supply to catastrophic proportions. As the state enters its fourth year of severe drought, it has been forced to draw water from reservoir ...
TAKE ACTION: Let's Close the Loopholes That Allow New Offshore Oil Drilling in California
Environment  (tags: california coast, Offshore Oil Drilling, conservation, wildlife )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - secure.audubon.org
Californians long ago made it clear that they oppose any new offshore oil drilling that threatens are magnificent coastline and the wildlife that depends on it. LetâEUR(TM)s close this loophole for good and ensure the health of our shorelines forever.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the House: Stop Fast Track for Toxics
Environment  (tags: pesticides, cancer causing, trade agreement, TTIP )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Already the EU has stopped its effort to regulate cancer-causing pesticides because of trade agreements such as TTIP. Imagine the impact on our country when Vietnamese and Malaysian companies sue to halt our environmental laws based on ISDS
Tell the House: Stop Fast Track for Toxics
Environment  (tags: Fast Track, dangerous chemical, coal mining, toxic contamination, energy, TTIP, TTP, politics, European Union, US Government, money vs environment )

Anonymous
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Commit to voting no on Fast Track for environmentally dangerous trade agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). PLEASE SIGN!
Stop Dangerous Shipments of Live Anthrax By U.S. Military
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
Live anthrax, totally ridiculous and dangerous. please sign to put a stop to this!
The U.S. Military Wants to Bomb This Pristine Biological Hot Spot for Training Exercises
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, endangered, habitatdestruction, wildlife, bomb, military, destroy, island, biodiversity ecosystems )

Mary
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Pagan Island is a gem in the South Pacific, home to endangered species, unique birds, and a rich coral reef ecosystem. Ecologists call it a "biological treasure house", but the Pentagon proposes obliterating it with guns and bombs! Can it be saved?
Another Major Poultry Company Is Getting Rid of Antibiotics
Environment  (tags: poultry company, antibiotics, foster farms, chickens, animals )

Lone
- 23 hours ago - takepart.com
Foster Farms is the latest to stop using medically important drugs in its chickens.
TAKE ACTION: Ban the Bomb Trains
Environment  (tags: bomb, trains, destruction, environment )

Dogan
- 17 hours ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
July 6 marks the second anniversary of the bomb-train disaster in Lac-Megantic, Canada. The train set an entire town on fire and killed 47 people, but two years later our communities and planet are still at risk.
Why Are We Using Oil Wastewater on Food Crops?   video
Environment  (tags: food crops, oil wastewater, Food & Water Watch )

Judy
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
An oil pipeline ruptured in California last week - spilling thousands of gallons of oil off the coast of Santa Barbara. So how did the fruits and vegetables grown in California's Central Valley get covered in tar and oil?
Can We Give Everyone A Smart Phone And Still Stop Global Warming?
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Global Warming, Electronics, Energy Consumption, Technology, Civilization )

Brian
- 14 hours ago - forbes.com
Maybe, but itâEUR(TM)s going to be impossible without using all the low-carbon energy sources we have available. Information and communication technologies require a lot of power.
Oil Billionaire Attempts to Silence University Quake Researchers
Environment  (tags: Harold Hamm, earthquakes, Sooner State, Oklahoma Geological Survey )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - whowhatwhy.org
Billionaire Harold Hamm called for the dismissal of university scientists who had the audacity to claim that human activity was to blame for increased seismic activity in the state. To the Universities credit none of the scientists were dismissed.
Inside the War on Coal
Environment  (tags: War on coal, Mike Blloomberg, red-state business, Midwestern lawyers, American energy )

Rosie
- 5 hours ago - politico.com
How Mike Bloomberg, red-state business and Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think. The war on coal is not just political rhetoric. It is real and relentless. Over 5 years it has killed a coal-powered plant every 10 days.
TAKE ACTION NOW! MARYLAND: Applaud New Ban on Dangerous Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, healthconditions, water, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
The toxic natural gas extraction method of fracking will no longer be allowed in Maryland, thanks to legislation that has recently become law in the state. This is a great victory for the environment and public health. Applaud the state for implementing s
TAKE ACTION NOW! WORLD BANK: Throw Out the Outrageous Oceanagold Lawsuit Against El Salvador
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, water, world, World Bank, Oceanagold sues El Salvador, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - action.sumofus.org
El Salvador has the right to reject the mine to protect its water and people. But now, the Canadian-Australian company is suing El Salvador for a whopping $301 million in a World Bank tribunal, under investor laws that allow corporations to shamelessly su
Agroforestry. Trees of Life. Trees for Life
Environment  (tags: Trees for life )

Ben
- 47 minutes ago - agroforestry.net
Agroforestry is a relatively new word that refers to growing trees together with other agricultural crops and animals, with benefits to plants, animals, people, and the environment...
Can A 4°C Earth Support 10 Billion People?
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services, Homo Sapiens, Extinction )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Because of the vital dependence we have on the "ecosystem services" provided by the rest of nature, Leakey warned, "unrestrained, Homo sapiens might not only be the agent of the sixth extinction, but also risks being one of its victims."
Is Nuclear Power the Answer on Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, coal power plant, energy, green energy, greenhouse gas emissions, james hansen, nuclear power plant, solar power, wind energy )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - blogs.reuters.com
Hansen and his co-authors contend that the agreed-to goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Farenheit) above pre-Industrial levels prescribed in the recent IPCC report is still too high...
Glacier Loss Raises High Concern Over Water Supplies
Environment  (tags: water, weather, climate-change, ecosystems, MASSIVE GLACIAL MELT, environment )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Massively increased ice melt in the high Himalayas because of climate change could seriously jeopardise the flow of water for billions of people
Crossrail's Excavated Earth Used to Make Nature Reserve
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Frans
- 1 hour ago - bbc.com
Next month, tunnelling comes to an end on Europe's biggest engineering scheme, the Crossrail project linking rail services to the east and west of London. But what happens to the millions of tonnes of earth that's been excavated?...
U.N. Conference on How Would a Low-Carbon Economy Work?
Environment  (tags: climate, CO2emissions, globalwarming, ecosystems, climate-change, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, green )

David
- 11 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
A United Nations Led conference maps out how a financial system could work with an economy that eliminates excess greenhouse gas emissions, including steps for financing, divestment, and green bonds to bring about net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Consequences of Toxic Alumina Aerosols Linked To Ocean Phytoplankton
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, globalwarming, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, climate, weather )

Earths
- 6 hours ago - chemtrailsplanet.net
Researchers at the UCSD Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment recently found a direct correlation between marine bacteria's consumption of phytoplankton to properties of clouds. The discovery was made during research observing airborne
Stop Congress From Gutting the Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, protection, endangered )

Ann
- 29 minutes ago - act.credoaction.com
Congress is considering multiple bills right now including one from Senator Rand Paul that would gut the Endangered Species Act and put countless species at risk of extinction. They want to allow local politicians to overrule science whenever they want.

Environment  (tags: GoodNews, environment, smog, pollution, technology )

Glenn
- 11 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This street could help us drive air pollution away.
U.N. Climate Deal in Paris May Be Graveyard for 2C Goal
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, green, humans, nature, pollution, protection, world, Sustainabililty, politics )

Rituraj
- 8 hours ago - planetark.org
The U.N.'s Paris climate conference, designed to reach a plan for curbing global warming, may instead become the graveyard for its defining goal: to stop temperatures rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Images of An Alligator in a Gas Facility in Southern Iran.
Environment  (tags: wildlife, world, environment, animals )

Emad
- 13 minutes ago - iranfrontpage.com
Alligator makes it to industrial no-go zone (PHOTOS)
Urge the BLM to Protect Western Colorado's Canyon Country ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 12 minutes ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Take action: Ask the Bureau of Land Management to safeguard the spectacular wild places of the Grand Junction, Colorado, region.
 

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