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Take Action Now Tell Statoil to Go Home
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - greenpeace.org
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has a permit to drill in the deep waters off the beautiful west coast of Northland. It is an area of outstanding beauty, a migratory path for whales, the home of many Maori tribal groups and a paradise for surfers.
100% Clean. Climate Petition to Save the World
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Scientists claim that climate change is spiralling out of control and unless carbon pollution is tackled soon, we are threatening the survival of everything we love.
SUPPORT CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO CLEAN UP 10,000 TOXIC ABANDONED URANIUM MINES!
Environment  (tags: mining, uranium, nuclear industry, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - cleanupthemines.org
The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast - nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are
Tell President Obama, Block Dow`s Dangerous GMO Crops
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The EPA is about to approve Dow's new herbicide to be used with its GMO corn and soy crops -- engineered to withstand applications of 2,4-D, a chemical used to kill weeds, but more notoriously an ingredient of Agent Orange.
Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Owner Wins Climate Leadership Award
Environment  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL pipeline, #NoKXL, Tar Sands Oil, #DirtyOil, Climate Change, Emissions, Climate Leadership Award, Outrage )

Brian
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
TransCanada, "the company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline was recognized this week for leadership on climate change -- to the shock of environmental activists. "
How Ocean Acidification Affects You And What You Need To Know
Environment  (tags: ocean acidification )

Michael
- 13 hours ago - theterramarproject.org
Every time we harm the natural world, there are always repercussions, and some of the consequences could put the lives of humans at risk.
Major Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways
Environment  (tags: Oil Spill, Disaster, Toxic Contamination, Environmental Devastation, Louisiana, EPA )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"Officials on Sunday are continuing work to contain what an EPA representative called a major oil spill in northwestern Louisiana that could take months to clean up."
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Despite Brazil having made great strides in reducing logging in the Amazon region, a US study says the country faces a renewed threat to its forests.
Autumn Anomaly: Deepest Great Lakes' Levels Rising
Environment  (tags: environment, water, lakes )

Linda
- 13 hours ago - wzzm13.com
As leaves are falling, the deepest of the Great Lakes' water levels are rising. And that almost never happens.
The BLACKLIST: GMO Supporting Food Companies to Avoid
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, animals, ecosystems, humans, world, wildlife, politics, habitat, science, research, protection, pollution, environment )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - earthweareone.com
A genetically modified rose by any other name may smell sweet, but it could still have frankenthorns that might independently detach themselves and lop off your finger while you're smelling it. That's not unlike a trip to the grocery store these days.
Conserving Water With a Rainwater Cistern Tank and Gravity Watering System Read More: Http://Www.Motherearthnews.Com /Homesteadi
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, world, Sustainabililty, water, humans, nature, research, weather )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - motherearthnews.com
Water conservation seems increasingly important to my husband and me as we watch large Ohio farmers use water from aquifers to irrigate their fields. Instead of depleting aquifers, we've chosen to both conserve water and to water our garden during dry per
How Wolves Change the Environment
Environment  (tags: )

Claudia
- 1 day ago - themetapicture.com
In 1995, wolves were re-introduced into the Yellowstone National Park, after being wolf-free for 70 years. What naturalists and biologist never imagined, was that the most remarkable thing would take place. Mother Nature knows...
THE TOXIC SECRET OF CALIFORNIA'S SALAD BOWL
Environment  (tags: California )

Michael
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
DANGEROUS PESTICIDES A WAY OF LIFE FOR FARMWORKERS
What Do the Eco Heretics Mean for GM Golden Rice?
Environment  (tags: Dr Patrick Moore, Greenpeace, GM, Golden Rice, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Human Health, Developing World, Eco-Heretics )

Brian
- 1 day ago - foodnavigator.com
"Dr Patrick Moore - Greenpeace founding member and GM defector - represents a fear that lurks in the heart of all ideologists: Am I on the right side of the fence? Am I the goodie or the baddie?"
Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, nature )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - ecowatch.com
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties. And the campaign money being spent on both sides--but primarily by big energy companies--shows how much is at stake.
Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
Guardians of the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, nature, environment )

Linda
- 1 hour ago - theguardian.com
These initiatives protect this region's abundant wildlife and support local livelihoods through the sustainable production of Brazil nuts, timber and palm fruit - all of which grow naturally in the rainforest
Don't Build Electrical Transmission Line Through Migrating Bird Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, destruction, wildlife )

Cher
- 10 minutes ago - forcechange.com
The Nebraska Public Power District has proposed a 220-mile transmission line, which will bisect a sensitive prairie and sand dune habitat. Known as the Sandhills, this area is unique and provides habitat for a variety of migrating birds.
Demand Stricter Regulations for Frac Sand Mines ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection )

Cher
- 9 minutes ago - forcechange.com
The practice of frac sand mining has grown since the boom of hydraulic fracking. Silica sand is included in the liquid injection process to increase fracking yields. However, the growing business of frac sand mining, particularly in Wisconsin, does not
Protect Communities From Toxic Oil Refinery Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 4 minutes ago - secure2.edf.org
Take action today: Tell the EPA to make sure oil refineries clean up their act
'Water Cops' Hunt For Sprinkler Scofflaws As California Remains Parched By Drought
Environment  (tags: water, habitat, drought )

Linda
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
California is in the third year of a devastating drought that has led farmers to fallow nearly half a million acres of cropland, threatened fish hatcheries and shrunk drinking water supplies for some communities.
Bushfire Season 'Will Be More Severe as a Result of Climate Change'
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, weather, world )

Linda
- 12 hours ago - theguardian.com
Climate change is already increasing the intensity and severity of bushfires in New South Wales and extending bushfire season by months, a report by the Climate Council has warned.
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanished Land Back From the Sea
Environment  (tags: reclamation, mangroves, Louisana's vanishing coasts, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - motherjones.com
The submerging state has an ambitious plan to turn back the tide--but will it work?
   

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