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We Need The Coral Recovery Plan! - PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: coral, threatened )

- 2187 days ago -
Coral is recognized as "threatened", but the National Marine Fisheries Service is pushing for them to be reclassified as "endangered". Stand with the Center for Biological Diversity and tell the NOAA to publicly disclose their coral recovery plan.
ACTION ALERT: Don't Let Coal Waste Pollution Kill Whales and Dolphins! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: dirty coal, waste, mercury, destruction, contamination, dolphins, whales, threatened, protection, ecosystems, endangered )

- 2773 days ago -
According to an article from the New York Times on mercury in fish, "the largest source of mercury contamination in the United States is coal-fueled power plant emissions." When dirty coal is burned, the waste water is pushed out into lakes, stream
ACTION ALERT: Protect Tasmania's Tarkine Forest! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: tasmania, tarkine forest, wilderness, threatened, destruction laws )

- 2788 days ago -
The Tarkine Forest is one of Tasmania's most important wilderness areas. With a massive leafy canopy and large expanses of undisturbed terrain this area is home to over 50 types of endangered plants and animals including the iconic Tasmanian Devil.
ACTION ALERT: Save Bryce Canyon From a Proposed Coal Mine ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: bryce canyon, wilderness, wildlife, habitat, threatened, coal mines, destruction, legalisation, protection )

- 2789 days ago -
Bryce Canyon National Park is a unique, secluded park known for its expansive views, clear air and dark night skies. But the Bureau of Land Management is on the verge of approving a massive 3,500 acre strip coal mine right next to the park
ACTION ALERT: Fossil Fuel Frenzy Taking Toll on Sea Turtles! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: climate change, destruction chevron, sea turtles, habitat, threatened, australian government, protection )

- 2792 days ago -
With climate change beginning to take its toll on sea turtle nesting beaches and food supplies, destroying habitat and generating new global warming gases would seem to be a counter-productive response.
ACTION ALERT: Shut Down Pebble Project in Alaska! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: bristol bay, pebble project, wildlife, environment, threatened, protection, legalisation )

- 2801 days ago -
Despite voters in the region electing to ban large-scale resource extraction in Alaska's Lake and Peninsula Borough, the group promoting a massive gold and copper prospecting project has stated that they plan to "press on" with their work.
ACTION ALERT: Tell the President: Protect the Grand Canyon From Uranium Mines! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: grand canyon, threatened, uranium mining, wilderness, wildlife, protection, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2806 days ago -
A sharp increase in uranium mine prospecting on public lands around the Grand Canyon led the Secretary of the Interior to enact a two-year temporary ban on new uranium mine claims adjacent to the canyon.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Grand Canyon From Toxic Uranium Mining! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: grand canyon, ecosystems, uranium mining, threatened, laws, legalisation, obama administration, conservation, destruction, habitat )

- 2806 days ago -
In defiance of legal challenges and a U.S. Government moratorium, Canadian company Denison Mines has started mining uranium on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. According to the Arizona Daily Sun the mine has been operating since December 2009.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Offshore Oil and Gas Development Program! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, destruction, gas leasing program, threatened, wildife, climate, offshore oil companies )

- 2807 days ago -
On November 8th, 2011, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the Proposed Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program which outlined plans to drill in the Gulf of Mexico and the coast of Alaska.
ACTION ALERT: Tell the National Park Service to Protect Point Reyes and Stop Attacks On America's Wilderness! PLEASE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: point reyes, widlerness, habitat, environment, threatened, legalisation, protectionecosystems )

- 2817 days ago -
Tell the National Park Service to Protect Point Reyes and Stop Attacks On America's Wilderness. Our national parks and wilderness areas don't belong to big business. They belong to the American people.
Animals 'Shrinking' Due to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: animals, threatened, climate-change, humans, environment )

- 2831 days ago -
Polar bears are shrinking because of the impact of climate change on their natural habitats, along with many other animals and plants, researchers say.
ACTION ALERT: Speak Up for An Exquisite Frog! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: chiricahua leopard frog, habitat, enviornment, threatened, endangered, survival, protection, conservation )

- 2836 days ago -
The Chiricahua leopard frog, a five-inch, spotted amphibian of the American Southwest and northern Mexico, is poised to receive 11,467 acres of protected critical habitat -- a few crucial wet areas, in a dry region, where the frog's survival
Environment  (tags: Species, threatened, climate, risk )

- 2838 days ago -
Species threatened by climate change can be relocated, but run the risk of becoming invasive, like the American bullfrog. Scientists have begun to predict the animals that may become extinct in the next century because of climate change.
ACTION ALERT: Help Protect Arctic Waters From An Oil Spill Disaster! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: arctic waters, threatened, wildife, oil spill disaster, destruction, enviornment, conservation, legalisation )

- 2869 days ago -
Shell is preparing to drill for oil in Alaska's Beaufort Sea next summer even though there is no effective way for Shell, or any other company, to clean up an oil spill in the Arctic.
ACTION ALERT: Save California's Waters From Oil Spills! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: california seas, threatened, marine environment, oceans, oil spills, destruction, protection )

- 2872 days ago -
California's state oil spill prevention and response programs are in critical danger of being cut, unless we do something about it this year. We cannot afford to jeopardize California's vital marine environment

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