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Natural history news and information for animals, plants, and habitats.  See more at http://garryrogers.com.
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Women Warriors Take Environmental Protection Into Their Own Hands

Women Warriors Take Environmental Protection Into Their Own Hands | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Aleta Baun has been at the forefront of her tribe's efforts to stop mining companies destroying the forests of the Mutis Mountains that hug the western part of the island of Timor.
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Perhaps this is the only way that we can defend our environment and our endangered species. 

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Stop South African Mine That Threatens Rhino Sanctuary - The Petition Site

Stop South African Mine That Threatens Rhino Sanctuary  - The Petition Site | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
A proposed mine in South Africa poses serious risks to rhinos, giving poachers easier access to the animals. (79263 signatures on petition)
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Canadians Can’t Drink Their Water After 1.3 Billion Gallons of Mining Waste Flows into Rivers

Hundreds of people in British Columbia can’t use their water after more than a billion gallons of mining waste spilled into rivers and creeks in the province’s Cariboo region.
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Such a great waste of the land.  Ecological succession, the natural process of recovery after a landslide or flood can take hundreds of years.  However, the mined landscape looks almost as harsh as a lava flow.  Humans could be long gone by the time nature reclaims the land.  Oh Canada, what have you done?

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