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Please Tell B.C. Government to Increase Forest Fire Budget!
Environment  (tags: British Columbia Legislature, Forest Fires, Budget Failing to Protect Environment )

Slava
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
As of July 2014, there are 123 forest fires burning in B.C. Due to the summer's dry conditions, there isn't hope that this will change soon. However, the Government of B.C. has already used up its forest fire budget for the year.
Take Action! - Protect Whales From Oil Prospecting - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Repsol, drilling, Canary Islands, oil, environment, whales )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
In early October, oil and gas company Repsol will begin exploratory drilling in the Canary Islands in an attempt to bolster the Spanish economy. Environmentalists and locals in Spain are calling foul on this practice.
Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests in South America - Via Forests.Org
Environment  (tags: Environment, Rainforest, Ecuador, South America, Oil Inustry, Deforestation, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Trees, Wildlife, Humans, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 20 hours ago - forests.org
Ecuador's diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening life.
Mimi and Maty to the Rescue!
Environment  (tags: bees, click-on-beehive )

BarbKnigh
- 10 hours ago - mimiandmaty.com
Everyday that you click on the hive below - our friends at GreaterGood.org, will help keep bees protected and safe! So go ahead and click.. because helping animals is amazzzzzzing!
Study: Colorado River Basin Drying Up Faster Than Previously Thought
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, climate, environment, endangered, nature, humans, healthconditions, protection, pollution, water, habitat )

Wild
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River Basin for valuable water are drawing more heavily from groundwater supplies than previously believed, a new study finds, the latest indication that an historic drought is threatening the region's future
Wanna See What Climate Change Looks Like? Check Out the Vicious Fires in Northwest Canada
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, forests, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, research, pollution, fires, forest fires )

Michael
- 1 day ago - grist.org
Lightning, an intense heat wave, and low rainfall are lighting up northwestern Canada like a bonfire, producing conflagrations that scientists are linking to climate change.
Rare Florida Forest to Be Leveled for Walmart and Chik-Fil-A
Environment  (tags: wal-mart, walmart, forest, trees, deforestation, tree, florida, marshland, endangered, wildlife, habitat, big business, corporation, fast food, chik-fil-a, global warming, desertification, destruction, greenhouse, climate, climate change )

Marie
- 15 hours ago - dailykos.com
One of the world's rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County's last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart. About 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals a
What Is News? Madagascar Ecosystem Disappearing - Yawn . . .
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, Lemurs, endangered, Madagascar, environment, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

David
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
I've been doing an eco-survey of Madagascar, the island nation off the east coast of Africa that contains the highest percentage of plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth -- all of them now endangered to one degree or another.
Chinese River Mysteriously Runs Blood Red
Environment  (tags: bizarre, environment, interesting, unusual, ecosystems, environment, water, pollution )

Niki
- 19 hours ago - examiner.com
Large river in China mysteriously turns red as blood.
Take Action! - Stop Construction of Coal Mine Near Rhino Sanctuary - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Coal mine, rhino sanctuary, Africa, nature reserve )

Marie
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Hluhluwe-iMfolzi Park is the oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa. It is well known for its diverse, rich wildlife and conservation efforts as well as having the largest population of white rhinos in the world. The reservation has been breeding.
Trees Save Lives, Reduce Respiratory Problems
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, healthconditions, nature, protection, research, science, trees, weather, wildlife, world )

Nell
- 1 day ago - sciencedaily.com
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidents of acute respiratory sympt
China Finishes Drilling Operations In Disputed Region Of South China Sea Near Vietnam
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, environment, globalwarming, oceans, protection, weather, world )

Nell
- 21 hours ago - ibtimes.com
State-owned China National Petroleum Corporation, or CNPC, said in a statement Wednesday that a rig it had moved to a disputed region of the South China Sea in May, has "smoothly completed" its drilling after finding signs of oil and gas.
Take Action! - Protect Endangered Forest From Development - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Rock land, Florida, forest, endangered, wal Mart, destruction )

Marie
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
An 88-acre chunk of a unique and astoundingly diverse forest in Miami-Dade County, Florida is scheduled to be destroyed to make room for a Walmart, Chili's, Chick-Fil-A, LA Fitness, and an apartment complex. Florida's pine rockland forests are endangered
Libya Oil-Tanker Fire Blazes Out of Control
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, water, wildlife, world )

Nell
- 12 hours ago - aljazeera.com
"Environmental disaster" feared after rocket lights second oil depot on fire in Tripoli amid militia clashes. A fire from fuel tanks near Tripoli's international airport that has been ignited by rocket attacks is out of control as clashes between rival
'A Threat to Cambodia's Sacred Forests'
Environment  (tags: trees, water, wildlife, Chong, forest, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, Cambodia, animals, money )

David
- 9 hours ago - nytimes.com
In southwest Cambodia, at the foot of the Cardamom Mountains, is a single dirt road that meanders through the heart of the pristine Areng valley. Ten miles down this road, villagers have set up an encampment to stop a hydroelectric dam project . . .
40,000,000 People Drying Up Colorado River Basin
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, VColorado river, ecosystems, environment, water, Sustainabililty, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Angelus
- 23 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
A question no one has been to answer: how much biomass can the planet support?
Newfound Threat to Oilsand Projects
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, tar sands oil extraction, tar sands disasters )

Judy
- 14 hours ago - thetyee.ca
"Once again, the scientific homework is done after the assignment is due. When will the Alberta government ever learn?" Researchers discover ancient salt formation key factor in Alberta steam fracking disasters.
Weather Goes Crazy in Siberia - With Record High Temperatures, Then July Snow
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, humans, nature, oceans, science, weather, world )

Nell
- 12 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Look at the picture line; don't mean the girls but the big hails: Winter comes to summer including freak hailstorms, mega-flooding but also wild fires. While it was hot in Kemerovo, our remarkable picture shows the giant hailstones that thudded down on
Officials Push for Funds to Finish West Chicago Factory Cleanup of Radioactive Thorium
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, french, Frenchcompany.escape, globalwarming, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, habitatdestru )

Jamie
- 15 hours ago - mysuburbanlife.com
Kerr McGee contaminated surrounding areas between 1932 and 1973 with radioactive thorium waste material from the making of lantern mantles. The factory is still contaminated. The cleanup company went bankrupt. Cleanup will resume if they get funding.
GAO Report: Drinking Water at Risk From Underground Fracking Waste Injection
Environment  (tags: climate, CO2emissions, endangered, water, wildlife, Sustainabililty, green, habitat, globalwarming )

Heidi
- 14 hours ago - ecowatch.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is "not consistently conducting two key oversight and enforcement activities for class II programs" for underground fluid injection wells associated with oil and gas production. The report shows that the EPA's pr
Dirty Coal Exports Are a 'Global Shell Game'
Environment  (tags: Coal Con Game )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - commondreams.org
A global shell game on fossil fuels. It makes the U.S. appear to be making more progress on global warming than it actually is, because it shifts some of the pollution and the burden for cleaning it up onto another country's balance sheet.
Lack of Oversight, Damaged Tankers Caused West Virginia Chemical Spill
Environment  (tags: West Virginia Spill )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - commondreams.org
Blood frickin mahvelous dahling!
'Climate Criminality': Australia OKs Biggest Coal Mine
Environment  (tags: Oz approve big coal mine )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - commondreams.org
Environmental groups slam decision that will 'dump on' Great Barrier Reef, fuel climate crisis
   

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