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Deforestation Surges in Virunga National Park in the Wake of Violence
Animals  (tags: Virunga National Park, gorillas, DRC, conflict, war, wildlife, sadness, environment, endangered, extinction, ethics, conservation, humans, protection, suffering, society, animals )

- 135 days ago -
In the DRCâEUR(TM)s Virunga National Park, rangers & wildlife are caught in the crosshairs of a brutal civil conflict. Forest monitoring platform Global Forest Watch detected more than 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) of tree cover loss from May to September.
How Feedback Loops Are Driving Runaway Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, weather extremes )

- 135 days ago -
If you think this summer has been intense as far as record warm temperatures, wildfires, drought, and flooding events around the Northern Hemisphere, you haven't seen anything yet - unless you happen to live in the Arctic.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Keep the Tongass National Forest Protected
Environment  (tags: Tongass National Forest, Deforestration, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection )

- 136 days ago -
I strongly urge you to keep the Tongass National Forest under the protection of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Wells Fargo: No More Money for Dirty Tar Sands Oil
Environment  (tags: tar sands pipeline, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, conservation, climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming )

- 136 days ago -
enough of us raise our voices, we'll send a strong message to banks that business-as-usual is unacceptable while our climate and communities are put at risk by fossil fuel companies.
PETITION - DonâEUR(TM)t Poison Water and Kill Plants With Toxic Salt Waste
Environment  (tags: australia, poison, water, kill plants, toxic salt waste, environmental threat, contamination, water sources, creek, environment, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, pollution, protection, world )

- 135 days ago -
A besieged region of Australia is facing a major environmental threat in the form of salt waste that could contaminate a major water source. If plans are not halted, about 15 metric tons of damaging waste will be dumped near a creek
Man Trying To Save A Struggling Owl Caught in Fishing Line Never Expected the Bird's Reaction
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, environment, goodnews, humans, rescued, wildlife )

- 135 days ago -
This is an incredible story of courage & faith between Terry Loving, the man who volunteered & the Great Horned Owl tangled in fishing wire stuck on a stump in the middle of a pond.
Bird of the Week: Townsend's Shearwater
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 134 days ago -
This eye-catching black-and-white seabird is closely related to Newell's Shearwater of Hawaii, from which it was split in 2015. These lookalike species 'shear' or closely skim the ocean surface as they fly, a flight style shared by the Pink-footed...
If Kavanaugh Is Confirmed, Impeachment Could Follow. Here's How.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, justices, judges, impeachment, perjury )

- 133 days ago -
In early September, even before the recent spate of sexual misconduct allegations, murmurs among Kavanaugh opponents fixated on whether he had lied under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
TAKE ACTION: Speak Up for Wilderness in the Chugach!
Environment  (tags: deforestation, ecosystems, destruction, wildlife, nature, protection, conservation, forests )

- 136 days ago -
the magnificent region of the Chugach National Forest that surrounds Prince William Sound, about 35% of the forest lands.
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