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Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Protect Our National Wildlife Refuges From Fracking! - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Fracking, wildlife, refuges, protect, environment )

Marie
- 3 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
National wildlife refuges across the country -- including Colorado's Baca National Wildlife Refuge and the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge -- are at risk from dangerous oil and gas development. Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to act.
Protect Our National Wildlife Refuges From Fracking ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, nature, wildlife )

Cher
- 3 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
National wildlife refuges across the country -- including Colorado's Baca National Wildlife Refuge and the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge -- are at risk from dangerous oil and gas development. Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to act
Join Us and Tell George Osborne - No More Cuts to Our Safety Net!
Environment  (tags: humans, politics, government, ethics, europe, children, consumers, corporate, economy, environment, ethics, finance, investing, debt, law, money, marketing, society, foreclosures, business, family, government, health, healthcare, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Wendy
- 3 hours ago - england.shelter.org.uk
Losing your job or falling ill shouldn't mean losing your home. But with more and more of us finding it hard to make ends meet, we need a safety net now more than ever.please watch the short vid-clip, and sign the email to George Osborne
We It Did
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, green, GoodNews )

B
- 5 hours ago - action@ucsusa.org
We Are Transforming the Palm Oil Industry More than 63,000 people sent emails to six of America's biggest companies, asking them to go deforestation-free--and it's working! Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, and Procter & Gamble
Deforestation in the Andes Triggers Amazon "Tsunami"
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, deforestation, deforestation in the Amazon, tsunami, trees )

Naoko
- 5 hours ago - ipsnews.net
Deforestation, especially in the Andean highlands of Bolivia and Peru, was the main driver of this year's disastrous flooding in the Madeira river watershed in Bolivia's Amazon rainforest and the drainage basin across the border, in Brazil.
A Single Pot Plant Uses HOW Much Water?! --By Tom Philpott
Environment  (tags: water, conservation, climate-change, drought, Californiaecosystems )

Nancy
- 7 hours ago - motherjones.com
"...marijuana's water consumption would not be such an issue," one environmental watchdog told the Press Democrat. And in dry years like this one, at least some pot fields could be fallowed, leaving more water for wildlife."
Remove Waste From Our Oceans - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: animals, wildlife, habitat )

Marina
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
From original text: "Garbage patches are what scientists have named the gigantic patches of garbage floating in our oceans... These patches have proven hazardous to our marine wildlife and to humans. Turtles and whales have been known to ingest plastic.."
Save Wolves, Old-Growth Forests and Our Climate *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, Wolves )

Frans
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Stop clearcutting old-growth forest that is home to endangered Alaskan wolf...
A Self-Pumped Solar Hot Water System By Andy Kerr 04/29/13
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, finance, ethics, Good News, investing, labor, Sustainable Development, technology, usa, wildlife, world, water )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - homepower.com
"Then I ran across a start-up company--Sunnovations--touting its "geyser pump," which also has no moving parts. Sunnovations drew on--and then improved upon--the simultaneously famous and infamous Copper Cricket design--a passively (self-)pumped collector...."
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 16 hours ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
Leading the Charge: Tribal Women in Power October 22, 2012 - 4:19pm
Environment  (tags: Sustainable Development, ethics, environment, women, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, finance, GoodNews, investing, labor, law, usa, world, wildlife, water, forests, trees, habitat, environment, conservation, nature, oceans, protecti )

Ruth
- 16 hours ago - energy.gov
"Change doesn't happen on its own. It's led by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to empowering Indian Country to energize future generations. Leading the Charge is a regular Office of Indian Energy Newsletter feature spotlighting...." !
Tokyo Westward Group Energy Alternatives 5 Alternative Energy Sources That Are Cheaper Than Solar
Environment  (tags: Tokyo Westward Group Energy Alternatives )

Mikel
- 17 hours ago - edocr.com
Hydroelectric Electricity generated by running water through a dam's turbines costs about 9 cents a kwh generated. That's less than half the cost of electricity generated from "ordinary" solar panels.
New Tribal Nations Energy Initiatives December 5, 2012 - 5:30pm
Environment  (tags: Sustainable Development, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, green building, investing, labor, usa, world, trees, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, healthconditions, ecosystems )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - energy.gov
""The next generation is being trained right now to build solar panels," he said. "From there our tribal members can move on to build the next solar plant and will have meaningful careers instead of just having jobs. Through education and training, they"
Palm Oil Scorecard: Ranking America's Biggest Brands on Their Commitment to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, humans, palm oil, Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore )

Dave
- 17 hours ago - ucsusa.org
....also actions you can take to Tell America's biggest brands to use deforestation-free palm oil
Bright Skies Ahead for Moapa March 1, 2013 - 7:19pm
Environment  (tags: Sustainable Development, environment, ethics, green building, Good News, energy, americans, business, consumers, corporate, finance, Entrepreneurs, investing, society, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, protection, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - energy.gov
"Change doesn't happen on its own... It's led by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to empowering Indian Country to energize future generations.We spoke with Chairman William Anderson of the Moapa Band of Paiutes,..."
33,000 Wells in the UK's Bowland Basin? Tell Them "No Fracking Way"!
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, water, world )

Kathy
- 19 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
The UK Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), Owen Paterson, is a staunch supporter of shale gas. He says he "would like to see shale gas exploited all over rural parts of the UK". He also says your concerns ab
Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier?
Environment  (tags: Alabama )

Michael
- 19 hours ago - commondreams.org
Roll baby roll...
Study: Fracking Emissions Up To 1000x Higher Than EPA Estimates
Environment  (tags: Fracking, emissions )

Michael
- 19 hours ago - commondreams.org
New report suggests highly potent greenhouse gas far more prevalent in gas production than previously thought
Mission Not Quite Impossible: U.N. Report Spells Out Super-Hard Things We Must Do to Curb Warming
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, UN, IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change, Energy, Energy Policy, Zero Emissions Energy Sources )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - grist.org
"By 2100, surface temperatures will be 3.7 to 4.8 degrees C (6.7 to 8.7 F) warmer than prior to the Industrial Revolution. That's far worse than the goal the international community is aiming for -- to keep warming under 2 C (3.7 F)."
EPA Drastically Underestimates Methane Released at Drilling Sites
Environment  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, methane, drilling, shale gas, climate change emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - latimes.com
"Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows."
Will China's Epic Smog Bring Weird Weather To The U.S.?
Environment  (tags: Coal, #DirtyCoal, Particulates, Pollution, Carbon Emissions, China, US, weather patterns, climate change, global impact )

Brian
- 21 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
"Scientists say pollution from China and other heavily coal dependent booming Asian economies is strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, causing more precipitation, and pushing heat from the tropics toward the North Pole at an impressive clip."
James Lovelock: Climate Pragmatism: It's Time To Innovate, Not Mitigate, And Create A High-Energy Planet
Environment  (tags: James Lovelock, Gaia Theory, Climate Change, Global Warming, Imminent Doom, Adaptation, Survival, Extinction )

Brian
- 21 hours ago - science20.com
"James Lovelock, the Godfather of Global Warming, says we are doomed and the only recourse left is to retreat to climate-controlled cities."
Amazon Trees Vulnerable to Fire and Climate Combination By Mark Kinver
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, trees, animals, forests, Amazon )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The combination of fire and extreme weather could accelerate tree mortality in the Amazon, a study has suggested. Researchers said field experiments showed that severe droughts could trigger dieback of forests in the near-term.
Why the BLM Battle at Bundy Ranch Matters
Environment  (tags: BLM, public lands, bundy ranch, illegal grazing )

Laura
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
A 20-year feud between private rancher Cliven Bundy, 68, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turned violent late last week when hundreds of armed Americans came together in support of Bundy, whose cattle were being removed from federal land ...
How Long Before the Magnificent Marine Life of the Bering Sea Canyons Is Given Sanctuary?
Environment  (tags: Sea sanctuaries, protect, greenpeace, Bering sea canyons )

Marie
- 1 day ago - m.greenpeace.org
came to Alaska with the understanding that the USA is perceived as one of the leading countries globally when it comes to managing and protecting our ocean resources and that this particular Council was ahead of all others in the U.S.
Break the Bag Habit! - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Single use, plastic bags, ban, pledge, oceans, seas, marine )

Marie
- 1 day ago - breakthebaghabit.org.uk
By pledging to refuse single use bags at English supermarkets from today onwards you will personally reduce bag use by 195 bags before the 5p bag charge is introduced on 1st October 2015!
 

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