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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
- 2 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.
Autumn Anomaly: Deepest Great Lakes' Levels Rising
Environment  (tags: environment, water, lakes )

Linda
- 3 hours ago - wzzm13.com
As leaves are falling, the deepest of the Great Lakes' water levels are rising. And that almost never happens.
How Ocean Acidification Affects You And What You Need To Know
Environment  (tags: ocean acidification )

Michael
- 3 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.
Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, nature )

Cal
- 4 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.
Palm Oil - the New Threat to the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, AMazon, Amazon Rain Forest )

Cal
- 4 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.
Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, South America, Goliath spider, animals, habitat, nature, environment, forests )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - m.livescience.com
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
Tell President Obama, Block Dow`s Dangerous GMO Crops
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 14 hours 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.
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban | Earthjustice
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Paulo
- 14 hours ago - earthjustice.org
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban. Victory: Havasupai Tribe, conservation coalition celebrate key win for protecting water, wildlife, and sacred lands.
Take Action Now Tell Statoil to Go Home
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, world )

Lone
- 16 hours 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.
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
- 21 hours 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?"
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
- 22 hours 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. "
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 22 hours 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."
Major Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways
Environment  (tags: Oil Spill, Disaster, Toxic Contamination, Environmental Devastation, Louisiana, EPA )

Brian
- 22 hours 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."
'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.
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
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
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...
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
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.
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.
Turning the Tide of History: Maui Streams Flow Again After 150 Years
Environment  (tags: Maui river, flows, stream, history, good news, environment )

Offline
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
Today, flow will return to two streams on Maui that have been diverted for more than 150 years.
Victory: Mexico Judge Votes Against Monsanto in Favor of Bees
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions, humans, healthcondition )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - yournewswire.com
Honoring the complaints of a small group of beekeepers in the state of Yucatán, who complained that Monsanto's planned planting of thousands of hectares of GM soybeans made to withstand RoundUp would demolish their honey industry by decimating bees.
Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers Abandon GM Crops
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, destruction, forests, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, science, trees, water, wildlife, world, Sustainabili )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - yournewswire.com
Are you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter.
Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - To Sign Please
Environment  (tags: Lagoon, save, development, Indian river lagoon, petition )

Offline
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development. The project seeks to create an asphalt parking lot, paved road, and dredged channel for large boats to gain access to the area.
   

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