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Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 17 hours ago - forests.org
Join in EcoInternet's over decade-long campaign to keep Yanuni National Park ecologically intact and road free.
Large 'Dead Zone' Signals Continued Problems For The Chesapeake Bay (the Day of the Deadly Zones!)
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, conservation, habitat, pollution, protection, nature, oceans, water, world, environment, endangered )

Wild
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
It began forming in May, when heavy spring rains loaded the rivers and creeks with fertilizer washed from farms and suburban lawns. It grew rapidly over the summer, as a broth of chemicals, animal waste and microbes simmered in the warm, slow-moving water
British Wildlife Photography Awards - in Pictures
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, wildlife )

Alexandra
- 21 hours ago - theguardian.com
A selection of winning images from this year's BWPA competition
Kentucky Republican Speaks On Climate Change   video
Environment  (tags: Climate Change on Earth, climate-change on Mars, clean coal, clean coal mine myth, Kentucky GOP, climate, CO2emissions, endangered, energy, globalwarming, green, healthconditions, humans, nature )

Betsy
- 6 hours ago - youtube.com
Does everyone agree that the temperature on Mars is exactly like the temperature on Earth? Does everyone agree that Mars has no coal mines?
Massive Half-Mile-Long Crack Appears in Ground in Northern Mexico
Environment  (tags: Mexico, climate-change, water, graundwater )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The chair of the geology department at the University of Sonora, in the northern Mexican state where this "topographic accident" emerged, said that the fissure was likely caused by sucking out groundwater for irrigation to the point the surface collapsed.
Solar Farms Threaten Birds Certain Avian Species Seem to Crash Into Large Solar Power Arrays or Get Burned By the Concentrated R
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection )

Ruth
- 8 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'It was one of 233 birds recovered from the sites of three Californian desert solar power plants as part of a federal investigation. The laboratory's wildlife equivalents of CSI stars concluded that many of the birds had been fatally singed, broken,...'
California Bans Plastic Bags
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, GoodNews, government )

Dave
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The California Senate voted 22-15 late last night to pass a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill, SB 270, will phase out single-use plastic bags in grocery stores......
Coral Damage Goes Deeper in Gulf of Mexico`s Oil Spill Zone
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, destruction, Corexit 9500, habitatdestruction, oceans )

John
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
multiple coral communities, up to 22 kilometers from the spill site and at depths over 1,800 meters, were impacted by the spill
NY Communities Triumph Over Fracking Industry In Precedent-Setting Case
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, habitat, pollution )

John
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
As NY high court rules towns can zone out oil and gas operations, trend spreads to other states It is clear that people, not corporations, have the right to decide how their community develops," said Dryden Deputy Supervisor Jason Leifer.
Infographic Compares How Cities Prioritize Urban Parks
Environment  (tags: world, urban, park, cities, oasis, environment, conservation, humans, nature )

Darren
- 1 day ago - magazine.good.is
City Park Showdown Who's winning in the quest for the perfect urban oasis?
Indonesia Plans to Destroy Another 14 Million Hectares of Forest
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, trees, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - alert-conservation.org
How big is 14 million hectares of forest? Imagine an area five times the size of Belgium. Or imagine 28 million football fields.
"Heat Islands" Cook U.S. Cities Faster Than Ever //Aug 22, 2014 |By Climate Central
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, nature, climate, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitat, protection, trees )

Ruth
- 8 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'Single-day urban temperatures in some metro areas in the past 10 years have spiked as much as 27 degrees F higher than the surrounding rural area'
It's World Water Week! Find Out How We're Helping the Flow of Water Around the World
Environment  (tags: world, water, socio-ecomonic, humans, HSBC Water Programme )

Darren
- 1 day ago - thewaterhub.org
Water is a huge and growing global challenge. It is essential to all human activity and a fundamental driver of all socio-economic growth but, as a resource, it is under strain from population growth, development and climate change. Find out more.
Feds Reverse Course on Wolverines
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change )

Ceil
- 10 hours ago - news.msn.com
Federal official in the US Wildlife agency will do nothing to protect the wolverines which will be impacted by climate change. The reasoning? According to the agency Director "It's possible wolverines are adapting." How scientific is that?
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 8 hours ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
   

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