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Updated Species Extinction List Signals ‘Urgent Action Needed to Save Life on Earth’

Posted by on July 10, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Updated Species Extinction List Signals ‘Urgent Action Needed to Save Life on Earth’

More than one in four of the 120,372 plant and animal species assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature are at risk of extinction #speciesextinction

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‘Saving Life on Earth’ for Just $100 Billion: New Roadmap Shows How US Can Address Global Extinction Crisis

Posted by on January 14, 2020 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
‘Saving Life on Earth’ for Just $100 Billion: New Roadmap Shows How US Can Address Global Extinction Crisis

the United Nations unveiled Monday a draft proposal to address threats to biodiversity, a new report outlined a strategy for U.S.-focused “visionary action to save life on Earth.” #savetheanimals

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‘Because Insects Are Key to Our Own Survival,’ 73 Scientists Unveil Global Roadmap to Battle Bugpocalypse

Posted by on January 7, 2020 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
‘Because Insects Are Key to Our Own Survival,’ 73 Scientists Unveil Global Roadmap to Battle Bugpocalypse

Highlighting the “strong scientific consensus that the decline of insects, other arthropods, and biodiversity as a whole, is a very real and serious threat that society must urgently address,” 73 international scientists on Monday published a roadmap to battle the world’s “bugpocalypse.” #insectconservation

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Putting ‘Health of All Species’ in Danger, EPA Proposal Guts Restrictions on Toxic Herbicide Linked to Birth Defects

Posted by on November 17, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Putting ‘Health of All Species’ in Danger, EPA Proposal Guts Restrictions on Toxic Herbicide Linked to Birth Defects

Environmental and public health advocacy groups expressed alarm Friday after the Trump administration moved to increase the allowable level in U.S. waterways of a common herbicide linked to hermaphroditic amphibians and birth defects, cancer, and other harmful health effects in humans. #badgovernment

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Trump Rollback of Key EPA Water Protection Rule Denounced as ‘Callous’ and ‘Immoral’ Giveaway to Big Polluters

Posted by on September 13, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Trump Rollback of Key EPA Water Protection Rule Denounced as ‘Callous’ and ‘Immoral’ Giveaway to Big Polluters

Environmental and public health advocates blasted the Trump administration Thursday for finalizing its rollback of an Obama-era regulation designed to curb the pollution of waterways nationwide. #environment “#WaterProtection

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Homeland Security Exempts Itself From Environmental Laws to Rush Border Wall Construction

Posted by on August 3, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Homeland Security Exempts Itself From Environmental Laws to Rush Border Wall Construction

Should our government agencies be able to override our environmental laws? Read this!

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Trump Is Being Sued For Catering to Big Coal at the Expense of Taxpayers

Posted by on March 31, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
Trump Is Being Sued For Catering to Big Coal at the Expense of Taxpayers

Do you think our public land should be allowed to be used for coal mining? If not, read this and be informed!

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Trump’s Wall Could Cause Serious Environmental Damage

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Trump’s Wall Could Cause Serious Environmental Damage

Environmentalists say Trump’s wall will cut off the flow of water and wildlife and is little more than political grandstanding that won’t keep out people.

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Oil Industry Illegally Dumps Fracking Wastewater (Project Censored #2)

Posted by on February 17, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming, Wildlife with 12 Comments
Oil Industry Illegally Dumps Fracking Wastewater (Project Censored #2)

California state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity in October 2014 revealed that the oil industry had illegally dumped almost three billion gallons of wastewater from fracking (hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas) into central California aquifers. According to the Center for Biological Diversity report, the leaking occurred through at least nine injection disposal wells used by the oil industry to dispose of contaminated waste.

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