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textThe True Facts About the Oregon Fires, With a Video Proving It by Kevin Matthews, CounterPunch
Okay, this flood of forest BS is pissing me off. Hear me: The national reporters helicoptering in have not got this right. NPR, Reveal tonight, etc., even the fine Pro Publica....
Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:19PM
imageVentura County Wildlife Connectivity Defended From Industry Legal Challenge
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by Center for Biological Diversity
In a ruling this week, a judge formally granted permission to four conservation organizations to help defend Ventura County’s innovative wildlife connectivity ordinances — the first of their kind in California....
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2020 8:25PM
imageEnvironmental Groups Ask Ecuador´s Highest Court to Protect Los Cedros
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Jane Goodall, 1,200 Other International Scientists Urge Mining Halt in Ecuadorian Protected Forest...
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2020 8:16PM
imagePetition: Say "NO!" to Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge!
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Online petition...
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:15PM
textCalifornia Needs More Renewables Online to Match the Demands of Fire Season by Ramona du Houx
If California had more renewables online to match the demands of fire season the state would be combating greenhouse gasses that fuel extreme temperatures. Gov. Brown failed to do so, no Gov. Newsom appears to be doing the same....
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:21PM
textEmbodied Inequality: The Intersections Between COVID, Racial Justice, and the Environment by Brianna Cunliffe
The consequences of our fossil fuel economy and a global pandemic fall heaviest on America's most vulnerable communities. Elected Officials are saying enough....
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:08AM
imageFederal Review of Columbia River Dams Fails to Protect Salmon, Orcas
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Dam Removal Not Chosen Despite Scientific Support...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:18PM
textSanta Barbara County to Vote on ExxonMobil Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Final Environmental Study Released, Project Approval Hearings Announced...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:13PM
imageKeep plantations out of Palawan Forest! Please Sign Petition
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by Rainforest Rescue
The provincial government wants to open up areas of rich biodiversity and indigenous land to industrial plantations. An industrial coconut grower is already destroying indigenous peoples' sacred sites....
Posted: Fri Aug 7, 2020 6:45AM
imageCalifornia Coastal Commission Orders Oceano Dunes to Remain Closed to Vehicles to Protect Nesting Shorebirds
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Snowy Plovers Thriving During Vehicle Closure Despite State Parks Interference...
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 5:45PM
imageNewsom helps the failing fracking industry — a business that endangers our health
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by Ramona du Houx
Amid a global health pandemic, Californian residents may soon be exposed to compounding respiratory threats from the result of more fracking operations. More than 310 Elected Officials from across the state demand that Governor Newsom stop issuing fracking permits immediately....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 7:49AM
imageExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Three Platforms Idled After Refugio Oil Spill
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by Dan Bacher
“On the anniversary of this deadly oil spill, in the middle of a public health crisis, Santa Barbara should embrace a clean energy future," said Kristen Monsell, oceans legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "We need to end offshore drilling, not bring it back to life with another dirty oil pipeline."...
Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 6:18PM
textNuke Plant Shutdown Continues Near C19 Epicenter by Michael Steinberg
On April 30 Reactor 2 at the Indian Point nuclear point, less than 30 miles north of midtown Manhattan on the Hudson River, shut down permanently....
Posted: Wed May 6, 2020 12:00AM
imageCiting Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules
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by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams
The Environmental Protection Agency, headed by former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, announced on Thursday a sweeping and indefinite suspension of environmental rules amid the worsening coronavirus pandemic, a move green groups warned gives the fossil fuel industry a "green light to pollute with impunity." Photo: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:32AM
textAs Nuke Plant Demolition Begins, Catastrophe May Be Looming by Michael Steinberg
As demolition of Socal's San Onofre nuke plant begins, Watchdogs warn a disaster may be looming....
Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:42PM
image'Shut Down Canada' underway as Canadian militarized police attack Wet'suwet'en
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by Brenda Norrell
Wet'suwet'en brace for another day of raids on Monday, following 21 arrests, as convoys of militarized Canadian police raid and arrest Wet'suwet'en and their supporters in prayer. Mohawks are blocking trains, while the Ports of Vancouver and Delta are blocked, and lockdowns and shutdowns continue across Canada....
Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:19AM
textEurope Leads Way in Nuclear Shutdowns by Michael Steinberg
Germany, Sweden and Switzerland are leading the way in creating a nuclear free future....
Posted: Mon Feb 3, 2020 5:32PM
textSan Luis Obispo County Mayors, Supervisors, and Officials Ask Gov. Newsom to Act Immediately to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Production by Elected Officials to Protect California
San Luis Obispo County Mayors, Supervisors, and Officials Ask Gov. Newsom to Act Immediately to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Production...
Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:45PM
imageArizona border wall contractor's parent company is among world's most polluting companies
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by Brenda Norrell
The parent company of Southwest Valley Constructors -- now building the border wall, violating all federal protection laws, destroying endangered species and bulldozing the pristine Sonoran Desert -- is a global mining and construction corporation that is listed as one of the most polluting companies in the world....
Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:09AM
image17 de enero Día de Acción: ¡Alto a la línea 3!
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by #StopLine3
Desde las cabeceras del río Mississippi, una llamada reverbera sobre las tierras indígenas de las americas: ¡Alto a la línea 3!...
Posted: Sun Jan 5, 2020 6:08PM