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Pope Francis Call on Ecuador to Protect the Amazon and Its Peoples - Petition
Environment  (tags: Pope Francis, Ecuador, President Rafael Correa, Yasuni National Park, voluntary isolation, biodiverse area, Petroamazonas )

- 9 hours ago -
The Pope will will meet Pres. Rafael Correa and state owned oil company Petroamazonas are attempting to drill for oil in Yasuni National Park. Yasuni is home to last communities living in voluntary isolation and most biodiverse areas of the planet.
Europe's Forests Are Burned
Environment  (tags: forests, conservation, animals, wildlife, destruction, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, trees )

- 1 day ago -
In the jungles of the Carpathians are still living bears and wolves. But reckless companies let there Roden whole mountainsides. Also, the company Schweighofer to process logs of dubious origin. Parts of the wood sold to Germany.
Urge the Victorian Government to Cancel All Coal Permits to Help Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: victoria, australia, government, Tony Abbott, coal, climate, environment, CO2emissions, globalwarming, green, pollution )

- 13 hours ago -
Four new licences to explore for coal in Victoria have been approved by the new state government, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Papua Into Greedy Agribusiness
Environment  (tags: foreforests, conservation, animals, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, agribusiness, trees, wildlife )

- 21 hours ago -
President Joko Widodo had promised before his election, to protect the forest and defend the rights of indigenous peoples. We ask him to keep his promise and preserve the unique landscapes of Papua.
Save Polar Bears From Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: destruction, pollution, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Now is the time to say no to risky oil drilling in America's Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Ocean is one of the worst places to drill for oil. It risks a pristine region with irreplaceable wildlife like walruses, polar bears, and bowhead whales.....
"Top Predator" Humans Causing Catastrophic Ecosystem Shifts: Study
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, world )

- 22 hours ago -
Never before has a single species become the top predator on land and sea, and human dominance over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems unprecedented in the last 500 million years, researchers said on Tuesday.
Tell UPS: Drop Climate-Denying ALEC
Environment  (tags: government, ethics, usa, climate-change, world, energy, environment )

- 11 hours ago -
Tell UPS: drop climate-denying ALEC.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Fracking Waste From Our Sewage Plants!
Environment  (tags: EPA< fracking wastewater, a ctivism, fracking, frack is whack, water, pollution, protection, green, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 2 hours ago -
With nowhere else to put it, the fracking industry was sending their toxic, and sometimes radioactive wastewater to our local water treatment plants. These facilities are not designed to remove fracking chemicals, and the EPA knows it
Wild Rivers, Rare Beauty, a Threatened Landscape. Protect!
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, environment, endangered, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world, politics, habitat, forests, nature )

- 20 hours ago -
Although OR and Nor CA Housemembers introduced a bill to protect these wild rivers from British mining, it will take huge support from US Senate and House to protect the rivers of the Kalmiopsis. Videos and petition link
ACTION PLEASE: Leave the Oil in the Ground
Environment  (tags: Amazon, oil, Pope, protection )

- 18 hours ago -
Call on Pope Francis to continue his efforts to save our climate and urge President Correa and Petroamazonas to leave the oil in the ground in Yasuni.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Harmful Plastic Microbeads in Bath Products
Environment  (tags: protection, healthconditions, environment, microbeads, destruction, ecosystems, government, pollution )

- 2 hours ago -
Ban products with harmful plastic microbeads in the state of Connecticut.
An End to Great Barrier Reef Dumping Is Imminent
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 20 minutes ago -
Thanks to the support of hundreds of thousands of people around the world, weâEUR(TM)re one giant step closer to protecting one of the EarthâEUR(TM)s most beautiful and lively places....
Oslo Is Building A Bee Highway
Environment  (tags: habitat, environment, protection, endangered )

- 1 day ago -
Most people donâEUR(TM)t like bees, but the truth is theyâEUR(TM)re really damn important since up to 40 percent of food production requires pollination. Head over to Oslo, Norway, where a bee highway is being created to ensure safe passage...
EPA Warns Climate Action a Must to Avoid Thousands of Deaths, Trillions in Economic Damage
Environment  (tags: politics, destruction )

- 14 hours ago -
The United States must take aggressive "climate action" to avoid tens of thousands of deaths annually and prevent economic damages of up to $5 trillion, according to the Obama administration's latest--and most alarming--assessment on the ills of global
Restore and Protect the Lands and Waters of the Yakima River Basin
Environment  (tags: drought effects, Water Quality, water supply, protected area, Restoring fish habitat, conservation, Sustainabililty )

- 3 hours ago -
As with with in many places in the West this year, a warm winter with a meager snowpack has led to a drought for Washington's Yakima River Basin, which will be painful for fish, farms, and the local economy. To fight the problem - instead of fighting one
The West Is Literally On Fire, And The Impacts Could Be Widespread
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, globalwarming, healthconditions, pollution, water, trees, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, animals, healthconditions, nature, wildlife )

- 10 minutes ago -
As expected, the 2015 wildfire season has meant more bad news for drought-stricken Western states. As of June 30, 45 wildfires large active wildfires burned from Alaska down to Arizona and as far west as Colorado.
New Report: Spinning Food
Environment  (tags: Food )

- 16 hours ago -
Our new report, "Spinning food," investigates how Big Food and agrochemical corporations are deliberately misleading the public -- and reporters -- on facts about industrial agriculture and organic and sustainable food production.

Environment  (tags: animalcruelty, ethics, investigation, sadness, rescued, wildlife, protection, oceans )

- 9 hours ago -
Stop using animal actors for "Pirates of the Caribbean"
Read Their Stories: How Job-Related Illnesses Upended These Families' Lives | Center for Public Integrity
Environment  (tags: work enviroment, danger, fatal )

- 1 day ago -
Read their stories: How job-related illnesses upended these families' lives
Water Use for Fracking Has Skyrocketed, Stressing Drought-Ridden States
Environment  (tags: Water shortage )

- 19 hours ago -
Fracking operations in the U.S. have gotten thirstier in the last 15 years, consuming more than 28 times the water they did a mere 15 years ago.
California Is the Canary in the Coalmine of Global Drought
Environment  (tags: protection, water, California drought, healthconditions, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change )

- 2 hours ago -
California's drought is a harbinger of things to come around the world

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