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Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium 2015 - Please Sign on!
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, World Uranium Sympsium, uranium, DU, energy, dirty energy, mining, mining waste, ecosystems, destruction, healthconditions, pollution, radia-active )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - uranium2015.com
If there is one simple, but meaningful action we can all take in honor of this year s Earth Day, it s to sign this declaration. Let s show the world that uranium must stay in the ground where it belongs.It has no place in the energy future of our planet
B.P.Oil Spill Is Cahnging Its Name
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, animals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, pollution, wildlife, water, trees, weather, Sustainabililty )

Patricia
- 1 day ago - care2.com
This group is changing it's name to "Save our Earth" It will focus on all aspects of our planet from deforestation to global warming and pollution. please come and help us support the most precious thing we have our planet and the life on it
Don't Eliminate Wind Energy Programs and Goals, Texas
Environment  (tags: sustainable energy, wind energy, renewable energy, globalwarming, climate-change, environment protection )

Sabine
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although wind energy has taken off in an unexpected way in Texas, the Texas Senate has recently passed Senate Bill 931, which would effectively eliminate everything that was helping renewable energy to grow in the state.
Stop Officials From Selling Off Our NationâEUR(TM)s Shared Wildlands ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlands )

Cher
- 6 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Elected officials in Congress and at the state level are trying to transfer portions of AmericaâEUR(TM)s shared forests and wildlands to the states, where they will be sold to oil and gas, mining, and other development concerns.
Brazil: We Also Disappear With the Forests
Environment  (tags: forests, endangered, animals, habitatdestruction, humans, destruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 1 day ago - salviamolaforesta.org
The indigenous peoples of Brazil resist, despite everything. Large lobby attempt to amend the Constitution to take possession of protected forests and their ancestral territories. The goal: monoculture soybean, breeding, dams and mines.
Sustain Our Seas
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, destruction, ecosystems, animals, government, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 1 day ago - ocean.panda.org
The Great Barrier Reef is worth $5.8 billion and provides 69,000 jobs each year. Sign our petition to stop the industrial destruction of this iconic marine ecosystem.
TAKE ACTION: Stop the Tar Sands Invasion!
Environment  (tags: kxl pipeline )

Dogan
- 22 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was only the beginning. Big Oil has a much bigger plan to triple the production of climate-wrecking tar sands oil in Canada and send as much as 6 million barrels a day gushing into America."
Don't Fine People for Conserving Water
Environment  (tags: Water Conservation, water consumption, Water Sustainability, waterways, water crisis, ecosystems, climate-change, protection, politics )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
California cities have been fining citizens for not watering their lawns to conserve water during the state's massive drought. One homeowner even installed AstroTurf so that he wouldn't have to waste any water on his lawn, and his homeowner's association
Ex-Im: Don't Finance the Destruction of the Reef ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection )

Cher
- 6 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
The taxpayer-funded U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive Australian coal project, which includes dredging three million tons of seabed from the bottom of the Great Barrier Reef for a coal export terminal.
Take Action: Urgent > Protect the Arctic From Big Oil
Environment  (tags: Protect the Chukchi Sea )

Susan
- 1 day ago - secure.earthjustice.org
via Earth Justice - We have proven time and time again that oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean is too risky for the region and the planet. This time is no different. Submit your public comments before the May 1 st deadline.
Safe OUR World! Stop the Destruction of the Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: wildlife, Sustainabililty, nature, rainforest conservation, Rainforest Rescue, Habitat Destruction, globalwarming, ecosystems, climate-change )

Sabine
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Since 1978 over 750,000 square kilometers (289,000 square miles) of Amazon rainforest have been destroyed across Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana, and French Guiana. Why is Earth's largest rainforest being destroyed?
Nepal Earthquake: Hundreds Die, Many Feared Trapped
Environment  (tags: Nepal, earthquake, desaster, climate, environment )

Wolfgang
- 6 hours ago - bbc.com
Powerful earthquake in Nepal - massive damage - BBC videos
Tell President Obama: No More Coal, Oil and Gas Leases on Public Lands ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 6 hours ago - ran.org
Approximately 25 percent of U.S. fossil fuel production occurs on federally-managed public lands and waters âEUR" places that belong to all of us, and that are under the direct control of the president. The Obama Administration is responsible for leasing
Watch a Cruise Ship Pollute as Much as 13 Million CarsâEUR"in One Day
Environment  (tags: cruise shios, oceans, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
The industry is growing, and so is the environmental damage to the world's oceans.
Is Deepwater Drilling Safer, 5 Years After Worst Oil Spill?
Environment  (tags: oil, fossil fuels, offshore drilling, deep sea drilling, oil spills, the Gulf, environmental disasters, pollution, endangerment of species, dirty energy, energy policy, controversy )

Sylvie
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"Deepwater drilling is increasing in the Gulf. Oil companies say itâEUR(TM)s safer now, but critics say spills are inevitable."
Tell the Forest Service: Shut Down Nestle's Illegal Water Pumping in California
Environment  (tags: bad business, climate-change, water supply, Water Conservation, Water Sustainability, water rights, protection, politics )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - leftaction.com
While California is currently in the midst of the worst drought it has ever faced, the multi-national Nestle Corporation is pumping tens of millions of gallons of water a year - on a permit that expired in the 1980s. Why was this allowed to happen?
Don't Prevent Communities From Banning Fracking ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
Don't prevent towns and cities from being able to ban fracking in their jurisdictions.
Pine Beetle Epidemic - National Geographic Magazine
Environment  (tags: bark beetles, mountain pine beetles, insect infestation, epidemic, dying forests, pine forest, western North America, global change in climate, warming, drought, forestry, logging, blue-toned lumber, pesticides, GMO trees, non-intervention management )

Sylvie
- 1 day ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
"A warming climate allowed pine beetles ravage the West [of the U.S.]. Now they are spreading east across Canada."
Help Monarch Butterflies By Planting Milkweed
Environment  (tags: destruction, habitat, protection, Sustainabililty, monarch butterfly monarchs, butterfly, milkweed )

Jennifer
- 1 day ago - newarkadvocate.com
It is time to help our beloved monarch butterflies this summer. How? Help by planting milkweed in your flower beds and back yards. I am sure you love to see all butterflies flying around your flowers collecting nectar.
McDonalds Just Pledged to Protect Forests! Make Sure They Act.
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, ethics, eco-friendly, humans, business, forests, ecosystems, protection, trees )

Julie
- 17 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
McDonalds just pledged to protect forests! Make sure they act.
60 'Then and Now' Photos That Show Dramatic Changes on Earth
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, habitat, healthconditions, humans, oceans, pollution, protection, research, Sustainabililty, trees, weather, world )

Caree
- 13 hours ago - msn.com
Throughout the planet's 4.5-billion-year history, the Earth has undergone amazing and dramatic changes. These changes have resulted from the moving of continents, the formation of mountain ranges, powerful volcanic eruptions, glaciers advancing and
Protecting Antarctica's Oceans
Environment  (tags: antarctica, oceans, conservation, government, habitat, animals, humans, nature, politics, protection, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 2 hours ago - antarcticocean.org
This year the fate of Antarctica's ocean, 10% of the world's seas, will be decided by 25 countries behind closed doors. Let them know the world is watching.
Vulcano in Chile
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, nature, destruction )

Olga
- 1 day ago - lanacion.cl
Video captures the impressive second eruption of volcano in Chile.
Oklahoma Recognizes Role of Drilling in Earthquakes
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, Sustainabililty, environment, safety, science, scientists, politics )

Cheryl
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
So what do we do with this better late than never awareness? Should we not for the safety of citizens err on the side of caution?
Bird of the Week: Jocotoco Antpitta
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

Kathy
- 22 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Found only in Ecuador, the Jocotoco Antpitta has an extremely small range that is threatened by habitat loss and degradation from agriculture, logging, and mining.
Wolves Shot From Choppers Shows Oil Harm Beyond Pollution
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, habitatdestruction, conservation, animals, climate-change, destruction, endangered, environment, energy, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, government, humans, nature, pollution, protection, world )

Michael
- 21 hours ago - bloomberg.com
Alberta and British Columbia have been scapegoating wolves for fossil fuel extraction problems: Caribou need vast areas of undisturbed habitat to survive, and those areas where they are endangered are the very areas roaded & shattered by mining
The Unseen Slaughter Under the Sea
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, "ghost nets", waste of live, water, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, water, ecosystems, destruction, oceans )

Annamaria
- 4 hours ago - takepart.com
Ocean Defenders Alliance is on a mission to stop abandoned "ghost nets" from killing dolphins, sea turtles, and millions of other marine animals.
How the Internet of Things Could Save the Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, hives, honey, pollination, technology, mites, solutions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s a concept thatâEUR(TM)s both simple and terrifying. For years, scientists have known that honeybees are disappearing at an alarming rate. Fewer honeybees means less pollination, which could lead to a rapid drop in food supplies.
Fears Of Contamination Confirmed, North Carolina Residents Warned Not To Drink Their Water | ThinkProgress
Environment  (tags: coal ash, Duke Energy, North Carolina )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Duke Energy: "...we have no indication that Duke Energy plant operations have influenced neighbors' well water."
 

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