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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Ocean Habitat From Destructive Fishing Gear
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, fishing practivces, wildlife, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 16 minutes ago - change.org
For decades, several important ocean areas off the coast of New England have been protected from destructive fishing gear--areas that are essential habitat for a variety of marine species, from cod to whales.
Australia's Partnership With An Indian Mining Giant Could Destroy the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: mininginterests, destruction, Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef coastline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 19 minutes ago - news.vice.com
Abbot Point is located about 15 miles northwest of Bowen on the coast of Queensland -- right next to the Great Barrier Reef. The fragile marine habitat contains the world's largest coral reef system
Take Action: Protect St. George Island State Park Wildlife and Habitat PETITION
Environment  (tags: habitat, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 24 minutes ago - secure.audubon.org
Say NO to increased development on State Park conservation land. Send a letter right now.
Bee Parasite Will Flourish Under Global Warming, Study Warns
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, research, science, weather, wildlife, world )

Sally
- 56 minutes ago - theguardian.com
Gut parasite will increase in prevalence across northern Europe as temperatures rises, leading to honey bee losses
Reflecting Sunlight Into Space Has Terrifying Consequences, Say Scientists
Environment  (tags: climate, environment, GeneticEngineering, humans, scientists, world, science, space, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, nature, protection, weather, world )

Sally
- 1 hour ago - theguardian.com
But 'geoengineers' say urgent nature of climate change means research must continue into controversial technology to combat rising temperatures
UN Climate Change Deal Must Have Legally Binding Targets, Says EU
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, nature, politics, protection, world )

Sally
- 1 hour ago - theguardian.com
Time is running out for agreeing legal framework for emissions cuts, EU official warns
Indonesia Cracks Down on Deforestation in Symbolic U-Turn
Environment  (tags: conservation, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, wildlife, trees )

Sally
- 1 hour ago - theguardian.com
Indonesia's new president announces plans to protect rainforest and peatlands, signalling a new direction for country with worst rate of deforestation in the world
Bulldozers Raze Historic Area of Kuala Lumpur
Environment  (tags: demolition, development, high-rise, historic, Kampong Bharu, Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia )

Annette
- 2 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
A historic area of the Malay enclave of Kampong Bharu in Kuala Lumpur has been razed to the ground. The old stage and the houses around it have been demolished to make way for a high-rise development. This picture story documents the destruction.
Palm Oil Conference Delegates Call for Sustainability Action From Governments, Buyers, and Producers
Environment  (tags: Agropalma, Darrel Webber, deforestation, environment, Forest Stewardship Council, HCS, HCV, Indonesia, ISPO, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, MSPO, palm oil, POIG, Rainforest Alliance, RAN, roundtable, RSPO, sustainability, sustainable )

Annette
- 3 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Delegates at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil annual gathering in Kuala Lumpur called on governments to do more to ensure that forests are protected from oil palm expansion. This is my round-up of some of the main issues raised during the gathering.
Success: Bee Killing Pesticides Restricted
Environment  (tags: Ontario, Canada, bees, killing, pesticides, restricted, petition, good news )

Scooby
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
A new regulation passed in Ontario, Canada, restricts the use of toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to declining honeybee populations around the world. Ontario plans to decrease its neonicotinoid use by 80 percent by 2017.
Forest Pledges Multiply as Palm Oil Companies Respond to Clean-Up Demands
Environment  (tags: carbon, Cargill, deforestation, Forest Heroes, GAR, Greenomics, Greenpeace, Indonesia, IOI, ISPO, Kallista Alam, Leuser Ecosystem, Malaysia, orangutan, palm oil, peat, rainforest, rhino, RSPO, Sumatra, sustainability, TFT, tigers, Wilmar, WRI )

Annette
- 4 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
The number of multinational companies that say they are committed to supplying and using only deforestation-free palm oil is growing fast, but widespread clearance of forests continues. In this article, I take an in-depth look at the current situation.
Can China Cut Coal?
Environment  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, science, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, climate, China, Coal, pollution, healthconditions )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
On a visit to China a few years back, I asked a local official about pollution controls after enjoying my first sour, gritty taste of the country's air.
Stephen Harper Is Out of Excuses on Climate Action
Environment  (tags: Canada, energy, Tar Sands, fossil fuels, Carbon Pricing, Global Warming, politics, Stephen Harper, environment, pollution, climate )

BoomerWar
- 16 hours ago - boomerwarrior.org
Mr. Harper, your climate charade is over. What will be the next move for the world's worst climate villain?
Stop Shell From Destroying Polar Bear Homes
Environment  (tags: animals, arctic, polar bears, greenpeace, wildlife, nature )

Yusuf
- 21 hours ago - change.org
Time is running out for the Arctic - and for the people and animals that depend on this environment for survival. Your voice is needed urgently to stop this destruction.
Scorching, Dry Summer for Most, BoM Warns (Australia)
Environment  (tags: Australia, summer, Climate Change, El Nino, globalwarming, water, trees, weather )

Roger
- 1 day ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
Most Australians are in for a substantially hotter and drier-than-normal summer, the Bureau of Meteorology's latest seasonal outlook says.
Avoiding Ecosystem Collapse
Environment  (tags: Ecosystems )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
From coral reefs to prairie grasslands, some of the world's most iconic habitats are susceptible to sudden collapse due to seemingly minor events.
Grasshoppers Signal Slow Recovery of Post-Agricultural Woodlands
Environment  (tags: Gtrasshoppers )

Michael
- 1 day ago - seeddaily.com
Sixty years ago, the plows ended their reign and the fields were allowed to return to nature -- allowed to become the woodland forests they once were.
Time Is Running Out. Sign Now. Save the Arctic
Environment  (tags: Save, Artic, oil spills, polar bears, environment, petition )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
A new Arctic oil rush has begun. Reckless companies like Shell and Gazprom want to invade the fragile Arctic, risking a devastating oil spill for only three years worth of oil.
CNBC Names Israeli Air App One of 'World's Hottest'
Environment  (tags: Israeli app, environment, air pollution, app )

David
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
Pollution monitor BreezoMeter, which aims to help you choose a place to live where it's safe to breathe, garners plaudits. see video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KDOl_HnKIk
Best Buy Is Wasting Ancient Forests
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, endangered, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, trees, Paper Products, paper )

Sara
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
Please stop destroying forests by making sure the paper you are buying comes from sustainable sources. I am asking you to adopt a paper procurement policy that supports healthy forests and healthy communities.
Best Buy Is Wasting Ancient Forests - Tell Them They Can Do Better
Environment  (tags: Ancient forests, Canada, better but, sustainable, trees, paper )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
But there's this one thing that's been happening for hundreds of years, and in 2014 it's not just out-dated it's senseless: companies making throw-away flyers that waste ancient forests.
Help Us Turn the Tide! .
Environment  (tags: Barrier reef, dumping, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - act.wwf.org.au
The tide is turning on the decision makers responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's future, with a groundswell of public opinion and scientific fact supporting a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the Reef's waters.
Suncor Energy: Don't Destroy Canada's Most Important River!
Environment  (tags: rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - act.watchdog.net
The Athabasca River is an essential ecosystem for hundreds of species of fish, birds and other wildlife, not to mention the drinking and farming water for miles around.
   

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