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Australia Cuts 110 Climate Scientist Jobs
Environment  (tags: CSIRO, Stupid government decision, Australian government, Climate science, Global warming )

Steve
- 29 minutes ago - scientificamerican.com
The government says no need for more basic research. Climate science becomes secondary to business; business comes first The interests of the corporate sector, of the mining and resource extraction industry, are primary in Australia.
SIGN PLEASE! Protect Colorado's Roan Plateau From Reckless Fracking!
Environment  (tags: FRACKING, FRACK IS WHACK, ENERGY, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, water )

Cal
- 47 minutes ago - secure.nrdconline.org
A new Obama Administration plan would close much of Western ColoradoâEUR(TM)s Roan Plateau to new oil and gas development âEUR" protecting this iconic wild place from new fracking that would destroy 29,000 acres
Uncharted Waterfalls Discovered 60 Miles From Portland - With Video
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, water )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - oregonlive.com
A mere 60 miles from Portland but tucked in lush, nearly impassable terrain in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness sits a newly documented slot canyon filled with waterfalls up to 100 feet tall.
Take Action: Urge Brevard County Commissioners to Reconsider a Destructive New Landfill in the St. Johns River Floodplain
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - secure.audubon.org
In addition to destroying important wildlife habitat for Bald Eagles and Threatened Species like Crested Caracara, Wood Storks and many other wading birds that use the site, placing a landfill there is harmful to water storage and water quality in the
Protect the GW Forest From a Fracked Gas Pipeline PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tell the Forest Service to deny DominionâEUR(TM)s application to conduct surveys for the pipeline route.
Nevada's Mule Deer Population Threatened By Gold Mine PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
The world's largest gold mining company âEUR" Barrick Gold âEUR" wants to expand the Bald Mountain Mine in eastern Nevada. But Barrick's plan threatens the migratory path of the Ruby Mountain Herd, Nevada's largest mule deer herd.
Tell Michigan: Repeal the Emergency Managers Law PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, water, protection, pollution )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - sierra.force.com
For nearly 18 months now, families in Flint, MI have been drinking water laced with lead. Meanwhile state officials were drinking bottled water, since they knew public water did not meet treatment requirements
Save Alaska's Ancient Trees
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, forests, habitat, trees, protection )

Eileen
- 3 hours ago - biologicaldiversity.salsalabs.com
The new plan to log ancient trees in the Tongass will destroy irreplaceable habitat for bears, salmon and wolves. This area is truly world class, but it's being exploited beyond what it can sustain.
Please Sign-Tell President Obama: Protect the Grand Canyon From Radioactive Uranium Mining | CREDO Action
Environment  (tags: protection )

Chrissy
- 4 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell President Obama: Protect the Grand Canyon from destructive uranium mining. Declare the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.
Seizures Alone Will Not Stop Wildlife and Forest Crime
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, wildlife )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - news.asiaone.com
Shipments of illegal timber, hazardous waste, ivory and other items seized globally have spiralled, and environmental crime has moved up the policy agenda. But successful prosecutions are few and the trade continues unabated.
VIDEO - Celebrate Great Bear Rainforest Solutions With Us
Environment  (tags: greenpeace, great bear rainforest, industrial logging, conservation, environment, humans )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - act.greenpeace.org
Celebrate with Greenpeace as 85% of the forested lands of the Great Bear Rainforest is now off limits to industrial logging!
4,000-Passenger Cruise Ship Inexplicably Sails Into Atlantic Mega-Storm
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, weather, water, humans, nature, oceans, habitat, environment, world, climate, endangered, consumers, corporate, marketing )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
A massive storm exploded in intensity just off the Southeast coast on Sunday afternoon, driving hurricane force winds and whipping waves into a frenzy. And in the middle of this monster storm was a comparatively tiny cruise ship on its way to Florida
Japan Deports 'The Cove' Dolphin Activist
Environment  (tags: Ric O'Barry )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - terradaily.com
Maybe when there's no more fish they can eat each other??
Save Alaska's Ancient Trees
Environment  (tags: Tongass National Forest, destruction, ecosystems, environment )

Linda
- 5 hours ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
U.S. Forest Service is calling for 15 more years of business as usual for old-growth logging. The new plan to log ancient trees in the Tongass will destroy irreplaceable habitat for bears, salmon and wolves. Help protect this temperate rainforest
Romania Asks UNESCO to Protect Planned Open-Cast Goldmine Site
Environment  (tags: Romania )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - terradaily.com
Finally the UN does something that makes perfect sense. I posted an article on this last year. I'm sure Hungary agrees after the devastating spill they had a number of years ago from a mining accident which polluted the water supply.
PETITION - Protect Colorado's Roan Plateau From Reckless Fracking!
Environment  (tags: Colorado River Basin, Fracking Industry, environmental damage, toxic chemicals, prevention of further pollution, land exploitation, habitat conservation, ecosystems, responsible sourcing, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 5 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
A new Obama Administration plan would close much of Western Colorado's Roan Plateau to new oil and gas development - protecting this iconic wild place from new fracking that would destroy 29,000 acres of its last wildlands, jeopardize countless wildlife,
Extracting Rare-Earth Elements From Coal Could Soon Be Economical in US
Environment  (tags: REEs )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - spacedaily.com
Oh goody! Haven't they done enough damage to Appalachia already?
Protect Colorado's Roan Plateau From Reckless Fracking!
Environment  (tags: colorado wildlife, conservation, oil drilling, fracking, wildlife, animals, destruction, environment, government, law, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, wildlands )

Sara
- 6 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
I urge you to take the necessary steps to protect Colorado's Roan Plateau from dangerous oil and gas drilling.
Central Appalachia Flatter as Result of Mountaintop Mining
Environment  (tags: Mountaintop mining )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - energy-daily.com
Water running through these deep fills more easily picks up heavy metals and toxins leftover from the mining process. Previous research has shown rivers and streams in closer vicinity to mountaintop mines host higher concentrations of minerals.
AmericaâEUR(TM)s Lead Poisoning Problem Is Everywhere
Environment  (tags: Lead poisoning )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Flint is âEURoejust the tip of the iceberg,
Cambodia: STOP Land Grabbing for Sugar!
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, humans, Human Rights, land )

Elaine
- 9 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Tell the EU to stop subsidizing human rights violations NOW.
Someting Is Killing Life All Over the Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, oceans, radia-active )

Elaine
- 9 hours ago - redflagnews.com
could radioactive water released into the ocean from Fukushima be the problem?
Are Electric Cars Really Green?   video
Environment  (tags: electric cars, pollution, carbon emissions, Prager UniversitySustainabililty, pollution, energy, conservation, environment, CO2emissions, climate, climate-change, green )

John
- 10 hours ago - youtu.be
How much CO2 do electric cars produce? Do they cut CO2 emissions and reduce air pollution? Prager University looks at the facts..
PETITION - Take Action for Great Blue Heron and Clean Water
Environment  (tags: clean waters, clean rivers, birds environment, Great Blue Heron, toxic wastewater spill, harming living beings, Wildlife conservation, prevention from further pollution, responsible behaviour, stronger protection laws, Habitat preservation )

Sabine
- 13 hours ago - online.nwf.org
Clean water for great blue heron and all wildlife is in serious jeopardy across the country. From attacks in Congress on the wildlife-friendly Clean Water Rule, to recent decisions by state leaders allowing the release of toxic wastewater into rivers...
Climate Change Poses Threat to Key Ingredient in Beer, NOAA Warns
Environment  (tags: food, beer, at risk from climate change )

Dave
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
If you need any help convincing your GOP "friends" climate change is real and needs action, here is one piece of science they might willingly follow
Lithium Battery Catalyst Found to Harm Key Soil Microorganism
Environment  (tags: lithium batteries )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
The material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries that power electric vehicles, laptop computers and smartphones has been shown to impair a key soil bacterium
Noise Pollution: Underwater Sound May Have Larger Impact on Marine Ecosystems Than Previously Thought - See More at: Http://Thet
Environment  (tags: Underwater sound )

Michael
- 1 day ago - theterramarproject.org
Underwater sound linked to human activity could alter the behaviour of seabed creatures that play a vital role in marine ecosystems
 

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