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PETITION - Protect America's Most Wild Places From Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, Environmental destruction, longterm consequences, oil spill, ecosystems, Alternative Energy, conservation, Wildlife Habitat, pollution, responsibility, Sustainabililty, protection, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Oil and gas companies consider all of America's lands to be free game when it comes to drilling. Even some the nation's most iconic places are at risk, such as the Arches of Utah, George Washington National Forest, Red Desert in Wyoming.
ACTION PLEASE: Large Dams Are NOT Clean Energy!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, petition )

- 1 day ago -
Tell world leaders assembled at COP 21 in Paris that Brazil must halt plans to construct more devastating dams in the Amazon
Petition: Put the Breaks On Global-Warming Induced Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, global warming, CO2emissions, responsibility, changing attitudes, Alternative Energy, renewable power, Sustainabililty, stronger protection laws )

- 5 hours ago -
To influence Congress to establish an effective policy to slow down global-warming induced climate change, they need from us all. Help in this effort to get Congress to act now by signing this petition.
GREENPEACE UK - Fracking: Don't Undo Democracy
Environment  (tags: uk fracking, democracy, gas industry, environmental damage, longterm consequences, Alternative Energy, groundwater contamination, ecosystems, destruction, responsibility, Sustainabililty, pollution, protection, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Earlier this year, people from across Lancashire worked tirelessly to pressure council leaders, pushing them to say a resounding NO to opening up the county to the shale gas industry. But now, in a move that would make a mockery out of local...
TAKE ACTION: Tell SeaWorld to Stop Being Hypocrites and End All Orca Shows!
Environment  (tags: SeaWorld, orca's in captivity, orca )

- 1 day ago -
SeaWorld is ending their orca shows in San Diego only and has no plans to take those animals out of cruel captivity. SeaWorld will also hypocritically continue orca shows in San Antonio and Orlando!
Tell Congress: Reauthorize the Land & Water Conservation Fund
Environment  (tags: national parks, wildlife, animals, conservation, law, habitat, endangered, ecosystems, politics, pollution, protection, nature, humans, trees, water )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign our petition today asking Congress to reauthorize and reinvest in the Land and Water Conservation Fund to prevent damage to our national parks!
Petition: Clean Water for California
Environment  (tags: Clean Water Restoration Act, water quality preservation, responsibility, water pollution, contamination, Sustainabililty, stronger protection laws, politics, water clean up )

- 5 hours ago -
California headwaters are being threatened daily by ranchers allowing their livestock to have access to our rivers and streams. The natural habitat is destroyed by fecal waste. Fish, frogs, foul, and plant life has been destroyed by being trampled on.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PARIS 2015: World Leaders Must #ActOnClimate
Environment  (tags: PARIS Summit, activism, activists, need for change, environment, ecosystems, conservation, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution, world, wildlife )

- 2 hours ago -
Due to recent tragic events, public protests will be scaled back outside the UN climate change conference in Paris. This makes it critical that our online voice is as loud as possible - JOIN OUR VIRTUAL MARCH ON PARIS
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Gina McCarthy and the EPA: ZERO Deadly Diesel Emissions Now!
Environment  (tags: emissions, EPA, rules, laws, safety, local communities and workers, healthconditions, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, humans, healthconditions )

- 2 hours ago -
Every day, trucks, ships and trains carrying cargo to and from shipping ports in California, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and more spew deadly diesel emissions into vulnerable communities. This is a health hazard to local residents and workers there.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the USDA to Stop Suppressing Science
Environment  (tags: pesticides, usda, US Department of Agriculture )

- 1 day ago -
Do regulatory agencies suppress science? A top scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) âEUR" researching the impact of pesticides on bees âEUR" recently filed a whistleblower complaint alleging just that.
Stop All Arctic Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, government, healthconditions, oceans, protection )

- 17 hours ago -
: Protect Arctic wildlife and ecosystems from oil drilling once and for all.
Petition: Improve Long Beach's Storm Drain System and Prevent Pollution
Environment  (tags: drainage, beach pollution, clean up action, prevention of further pollution, harming materials, trash-dumping, filter systems, storm drain, Sustainabililty )

- 5 hours ago -
Most of Long Beach's pollution comes from the storm drain system and it's this pollution, especially the plastic, that occupies the ocean, the stomachs of marine life and even birds, but never biodegrades so it's always in our environment.
Nothing to Fear From Clean Water PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, water, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
Water is our most precious resource, but the threats to our waterways and drinking water are downright frightening. Tell Congress there is nothing to fear from clean water, but plenty to fear from not protecting it
Urge the UK Government to Investigate If Neonicotinoids Are Contributing to the Disappearance of Butterflies From the UK
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3 hours ago -
The UK Government has temporarily lifted a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides in certain parts of the country and environmentalists are outraged, according to a report on
Tell the EPA to Fight Fracking Now! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
Every day we are keeping fracking out of places where it doesnâEUR(TM)t belong, working to protect people impacted by this dangerous practice, and challenging fracked oil and gas infrastructure projects that will lock us into a future dependent on fossil fuels
EPA Asks Court to Revoke Approval of New Weed Killer for Genetically Engineered Crops
Environment  (tags: Enlist Duo banned )

- 1 day ago -
Let's get rid of the rest of them including GMOs.
Sinking Into Paradise: Climate Change Worsening Coastal Erosion in Trinidad
Environment  (tags: Trouble in Paradise, Trinidad, climate-change, rising seas, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, climatechange, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
The coastline of Trinidad is under threat as seas rise, storms grow heavier, and as sand is washed away. As iconic coconut trees are lapped by an encroaching sea, some of the dangers of climate change are becoming clear.
Eating Less Meat Only Way to Save Planet, Warns Climate Think Tank
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, world )

- 19 hours ago -
CONSUMERS were told yesterday to eat less meat to save the planet from extreme climate change.
Racing to Extinction?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems )

- 3 hours ago -
New documentary racing to extinction, explores how humanity is destroying the world
Seaweed Cultivation Ushers Waves of Change in the Sundarbans
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, seaweed, Sundarbans, Empowering women, climatechange )

- 8 hours ago -
In Bengal's mangrove forests, the effects of climate change are forcing men to leave their families in search of work. But now, seaweed farming is offering the women left behind financial stability and empowerment.
16 Facts That Show How Going Vegan Helps Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, vegan, animals, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, humans, water )

- 3 hours ago -
If we ate the grain ourselves, instead of funnelling it through animals on farms first, there would be more than enough to end world hunger.

Environment  (tags: Land, Papua, people, forest, petition )

- 2 hours ago -
IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s President Widodo took office in 2014 promising to protect forests and respect the rights of indigenous people.
Australia Slams JapanâEUR(TM)s Decision to Resume Antarctic Whaling
Environment  (tags: animals, oceans, nature, water, wildlife, protection, environment, conservation )

- 2 hours ago -
Environment minister says Tokyo cannot âEUR~unilaterally decideâEUR(TM) to ignore scientific advice and international court of justice ruling to hunt and kill 333 minke whales
'Mummified' Abandoned Orangutan Makes Miracle Recovery
Environment  (tags: orangutans, animals, endangered, wildlife, rescued, goodnews, gito, recovery, GoodNews )

- 1 day ago -
Two months ago, baby Gito the orangutan was found abandoned in a filthy cardboard box in the sun, near death. This photograph shows him now, upright, using his feet and hands and clearly fascinated by the camera. Just a little bit of good news for once.
27 Examples of Journalists Failing to Disclose Sources as Funded By Monsanto
Environment  (tags: Journalistic obfuscation )

- 1 day ago -
Our review found 27 articles quoting (or authored by) university professors after they received Monsanto funding, but without disclosing that funding.
World Climate Rallies Put Pressure on Paris Summit to Act
Environment  (tags: Paris Summit, one planet, activism, climate change, global warming, enviornment, ecosystems, animals, world, politics, reducing CO2 emissionsworld )

- 5 hours ago -
Tens of thousands of people joined one of the biggest global days of climate change activism on Sunday, from Sydney to Berlin, to put pressure on world leaders to unite in fighting global warming at a summit in Paris
Bird of the Week: Coppery-Chested Jacamar
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Of the 18 jacamar species, this is one of the most range-restricted and threatened. It is mainly at risk from loss of forest habitat resulting from human settlement, agriculture, mining, and road-building.

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