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Please Sign: Tell CA Governor to Ban Fracking in the Face of Worst Drought in 50 Years
Environment  (tags: California drought, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, Jerry Brown, EPA, methane, global warming, pollution, water shortage, water contamination, wildfires )

- 1997 days ago -
California is suffering a severe drought that's forcing citizens to cut their water use. So why would the state allow hydraulic fracturing that consumes & contaminates massive amounts of water? Over 200,000 Californians are calling for a ban on fracking!
Wildfires Devastate Chilean Wilderness
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildfires, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals )

- 2750 days ago -
Wildfires sweeping through one of South America's most famous national parks are devastating thousands of acres of pristine habitat.
Climate Change To Spawn More Wildfires
Environment  (tags: Climate, Wildfires, yellowstone )

- 2910 days ago -
As Earth's climate warms up, Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons are likely to experience large fires more frequently, according to a new study. Within just a few decades, big fires may become as much as 10 times more common than they have been
Raging Wildfires: Climate Changes to Blame for Record Season?
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, wildfires, climatechange, climate, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation, weather, wildlife )

- 2922 days ago -
Many scientists suggest that climate changes could be causing certain kinds of wildfires for which the West's forests are not well adapted. This year could help researchers better understand and fight the trend.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Building of a Plutonium Bomb Factory in Fire Country! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: wildfires, nature, destruction, plutonium bomb factory, los alamos, protection legalisation )

- 2932 days ago -
The Las Conchas Fire in New Mexico is still burning. It is rapidly growing by the day. It is time we learn from this deadly fire and stop a proposed plutonium bomb factory at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
Fire Destroys 40% of Slave Lake
Environment  (tags: Slave Lake, Alberta, wildfires, destruction, 7, 000 residents, evacuated, Premier Ed Stelmach, Canadian Red Cross )

- 2981 days ago -
Alberta has called in hundreds of extra firefighters to battle a fire that was still considered out of control Monday after destroying 40 per cent of the town of Slave Lake -- and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.
Hope That Rain Will Bring Week of Wildfires to a Smouldering End
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, wildfires, Britain, habitat, nature, protection )

- 2990 days ago -
Some of the worst wildfires seen in Britain for more than 30 years continued to smoulder last night.
Wildfire Shuts Down Part of Yellowstone's Main Road
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, wildfires, yellowstone, habitatdestruction, conservation, protection )

- 3576 days ago -
(CNN) -- A 9,000-acre wildfire burning in Yellowstone National Park has forced the partial closure of the main road that encircles the park.
California Continues to Burn...Hell Right Here on Earth
Environment  (tags: california, los angeles, wildfires, acton, animals, wildlife, homes destroyed )

- 3603 days ago -
Trying to stay centered as fires rage all around California. The Acton fire is about 1 hour's drive away from me. The sky is eerie black with ash. 76 homes burned, 2 firefighters dead, thousands of homes threatened.
Fire Moves Toward Acton as Officials Hope for Lower Temperatures [Updated]
Environment  (tags: wildfires, homes, environment, nature, destruction )

- 3605 days ago -
Weary firefighters were hoping for slightly cooler weather and more resources today as they battled a fire in the Angeles National Forest that had burned more than 20,000 acres and threatens 10,000 homes.
10,000 Homes Threatened in Los Angeles Fires
Environment  (tags: environment, wildfires, LA, habitat, protection, nature, wildlife, humans )

- 3605 days ago -
The unstoppable Angeles National Forest fire threatened 10,000 homes Saturday night as it more than tripled in size and chewed through a rapidly widening swath of the Crescenta Valley, where flames closed in on backyards and at least 1,000 homes were
Fire Crews Battling to Save Hundreds of Homes as Wildfires Rage in Southern California
Environment  (tags: wildfires, destruction, evacuations, homes )

- 3607 days ago -
Fire crews were battling to save hundreds of homes that were threatened by two wildfires burning in dry, explosive brush near La Cañada Flintridge and on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
California Declares Emergency as Wildfires Spread
Environment  (tags: wildfires, destruction, winds, out of control, trees )

- 3620 days ago -
In the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Lockheed Fire has blackened close to 8 square miles of remote wilderness and prompted mandatory evacuations of the mountain communities of Swanton and Bonny Doon, which have about 2,400 residents and
Sign Petition: Ask the EPA to Acknowledge the Truth About Global Warming
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, species, endangered, climate change, wildlife, ocean, polar bears, whales, humans, global warming, arctic, malaria, disease, floods, drought, wildfires, hurricanes, starvation, pollution )

- 3702 days ago -
Global warming is the single greatest threat to wildlife, not to mention our children's future. At last, the Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to formally declare that greenhouse gas emissions are a threat to our public health and welfare.
Sign Petition: Urge the Obama Administration to Actively Support Climate Legislation
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, species, endangered, climate change, wildlife, ocean, polar bears, whales, humans, global warming, arctic, malaria, disease, floods, drought, wildfires, hurricanes, starvation, pollution )

- 3708 days ago -
The Union of Concerned Scientists released the Climate 2030 Blueprint, a peer-reviewed study showing that the United States can dramatically cut global warming pollution while saving American households and businesses billions of dollars in energy costs.

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