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The ‘Felt Impacts of the Tar Sands’ artwork unveiled at the Canada Europe Energy Summit

The ‘Felt Impacts of the Tar Sands’ artwork unveiled at the Canada Europe Energy Summit | Environment! | Scoop.it
The Felt Impacts of the Tar Sands - #feltimpacts #tarsands #craftivism from You and I Films on Vimeo. Giant artwork depicting the Canadian tar sands and
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Amazon Watch - Oil Extraction to Take Place in Proposed Amazon Tribe Reserve

Amazon Watch - Oil Extraction to Take Place in Proposed Amazon Tribe Reserve | Environment! | Scoop.it
Peru's state agency promoting oil and gas operations has announced that by the end of this month oil will be produced from new deposits in a remote part of the Peruvian Amazon near the border with Ecuador.
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WaterAid America - The water story - Our impact - Stories from our work - Mamona's story

WaterAid America - The water story - Our impact - Stories from our work - Mamona's story | Environment! | Scoop.it
Beyond installing wells and waterpumps, WaterAid knows that change results from what these movers and shakers can do over the long term.
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#SavetheArctic: Activists protest oil drilling in the Arctic

#SavetheArctic: Activists protest oil drilling in the Arctic | Environment! | Scoop.it
Greenpeace activists are in Russia protesting the risky oil drilling in the Arctic. They are not alone. There are 4 million people all around the world supporting them. Follow the live updates and encourage the activists with your messages.
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This year, we're keeping our outside shoes on

This year, we're keeping our outside shoes on | Environment! | Scoop.it
This year, we at the David Suzuki Foundation are keeping our outside shoes on. And we want you and your family to join us.
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It mat say Canada. I joined anyway. It's a great idea. And you can use the tips emailed to you. It includes your whole family especially the children.

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Add Your Shapshot to a Global Album of Earth’s Biodiversity

Add Your Shapshot to a Global Album of Earth’s Biodiversity | Environment! | Scoop.it
Google+ Hangout: Global Snapshot of the World’s Plants, Animals For 125 years, National Geographic has continued to share its never-ending curiosity about the world and all that is in it.
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Very good project. It only requires your snapshot!

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The GMO Seed Monopoly - Organic Connections

The GMO Seed Monopoly - Organic Connections | Environment! | Scoop.it
The impacts of Monsanto's GMO seed monopoly are being seen in the United States, Brazil, India, the Philippines, and South Africa, and even Europe.
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Incinerating trash is a waste of resources

Incinerating trash is a waste of resources | Environment! | Scoop.it
Many urban areas have built or are considering building waste-incineration facilities to generate energy. At first glance, it seems like a win-win. You get rid of "garbage" and acquire a new energy source with fuel that's almost free.
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burning our waste does not solve the problem.

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Groups Urge Congress to Restore Funding for Great Lakes to Protect Drinking Water, Create Jobs

Groups Urge Congress to Restore Funding for Great Lakes to Protect Drinking Water, Create Jobs | Environment! | Scoop.it
A coalition of Great Lakes states, municipalities, tribes, businesses, industries and conservation groups is urging Congress to restore funding to programs to heal the Great Lakes ...
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We need this water!

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Greenpeace arrests show attempts to silence environmentalists continue

Greenpeace arrests show attempts to silence environmentalists continue | Environment! | Scoop.it
As the recent incarceration of 28 Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists by Russian authorities clearly demonstrates, human rights are vulnerable at a time when governments aggressively promote the interests of corporations over a...
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Water cooperation essential for a secure world - gulfnews.com

Water cooperation essential for a secure world - gulfnews.com | Environment! | Scoop.it
“ gulfnews.com Water cooperation essential for a secure world gulfnews.com Beyond the essential legal agreements, active cooperation also requires sustained institutions of trans-boundary cooperation; joint investment programmes; collective...”
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Tell Congress to Stop the Monsanto Protection Act!

Tell Congress to Stop the Monsanto Protection Act! | Environment! | Scoop.it
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Petition to be signed! Tell them no!


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Watching Our National Parks Fade From View

Watching Our National Parks Fade From View | Environment! | Scoop.it
Drops of sunscreen-infused sweat sting your eyes as you climb towards the summit; a small price to pay for the panoramic views that lie ahead.
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265 million liters of fresh water, without paying a cent?

265 million liters of fresh water, without paying a cent? | Environment! | Scoop.it
And now this corporation is selling it back to us for record prices...
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We are the only species that feels the need to use and charge for land and now water. These were given to us as a part of living. Being life. No corporation has the right to attain water for free and sell it back for any price.

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SumOfUs

SumOfUs | Environment! | Scoop.it
SumOfUs is a global movement of consumers, investors, and workers all around the world, standing together to hold corporations accountable for their actions and forge a new, sustainable and just path for our global economy.
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Neil Young: 'Fort McMurray Looks Like Hiroshima'

Neil Young: 'Fort McMurray Looks Like Hiroshima' | Environment! | Scoop.it
His guitarist in Crazy Horse might be dealing with a fractured hand, but Neil Young threw some verbal punches this week when he compared the oilsands in Fort McMurray, Alta. to Hiroshima, the site of the first atomic bomb drop in August 1945.
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Farming The industrialization of agriculture

Farming The industrialization of agriculture | Environment! | Scoop.it
Video: poet/farmer Wendell Berry
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