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Wildfire threatens 300 homes amid California drought - CNN.com

cnn.com - (CNN)A wildfire near Corona, California, is threatening at least 300 homes as 335 firefighters work to quell it, state fire officials say. The "Highway Fire" was incinerating 300 acres in Riverside...

Elephant Charities - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - Africa Geographic Magazine

magazine.africageographic.com - Over the past three years, NGOs have launched multi-million dollar campaigns to highlight the plight of Africa’s elephants and raise funds to halt their slaughter. Yet elephants remain under siege,...

Think commodity corn farmers are evil? Meet a few of them

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grist.org - If you’ve ever crossed Iowa on I-80 en route to someplace you fancy more exotic, you might recall mile after solitary mile of soybeans and corn and the occasional side-leaning barn. Agriculture, yo...

India launches clean air index to help tackle pollution

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mnn.com - India looks like it is about to get serious about tackling air pollution. As reported by the Hindustan Times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just launched a national air quality index, aiming to ...

Hundreds evacuated after California wildfire quickly spreads

theguardian.com - Related: California drought water-use rules could force 36% reduction on Beverly Hills An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the eva...

From birds to whales, here's how the BP oil disaster has impacted wildlife

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Here's why GOP lawsuits probably won't undermine Obama's climate plan

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grist.org - This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Thursday morning, several of the nation’s top environmental lawyers gathered at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C...

Volunteer | Wild Futures

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wildfutures.org - We have many volunteering opportunities available with our charity outlined below. Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary hosts up to 10 volunteers at a time in shared accommodation in our Sanctuary house ...

Protect Our Bedrock Environmental Laws from Secret Trade - NRDC

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secure.nrdconline.org - Please oppose fast track legislation for trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This fast track legislation would rush approval of these massive trade deals through Congress without ...

2 farmers' stories: The fall and rise of the mid-size farm

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grist.org - Mid-sized farms are getting squeezed out of our food system. And there’s a story behind every single one of those numbers. Here are two stories: one about losing the farm — and one about hanging on...

Weather | Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, Sports and Entertainment | Atlanta, GA | 11Alive.com WXIA TV

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11alive.com - Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms during the evening. Wind: 9mph ESE Chance of Precip: 80%

Anti-CSG protesters stage Australia’s 'longest ever' highway demonstration

theguardian.com - When the Knitting Nannas Against Gas attend an environmental protest, they don’t just pack banners and hand-painted posters – they make sure they have a pair of knitting needles and a few balls of ...

Mexico’s President Rolls Out Plan to Save Endangered Porpoise

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nytimes.com - MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto and his top military commanders flew to a modest fishing village in Mexico’s far northwest on Thursday and made a promise to protect a small porpoise call...

Important Fish Fight update from Hugh

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rivercottage.net - It’s a pleasure for me, as it should be for all Fish Fighters, to see the two main parties, and indeed our two Prime Ministerial candidates, vying with each other to be the best and the boldest in ...

BP Oil Disaster 5 Years Later, Lessons Unheeded

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content.sierraclub.org - WASHINGTON, DC-- At an event on Capitol Hill today, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), joined offshore drilling experts, scientists and affected locals to highlight the lingering effects of the Gu...

Protesters take 'super trawler' dispute to Hobart waters

abc.net.au - About 50 boats have taken to Hobart's River Derwent to protest against the factory trawler, the Geelong Star, fishing in Australian waters. It is the second rally in as many days against the 95-met...

Fossil Fuels Just Lost the Race Against Renewables

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bloomberg.com - The race for renewable energy has passed a turning point. The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, and oil combined. And there's no going back.  T...

Tornado Watch in effect for counties south of metro Atlanta

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11alive.com - UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH in effect until 3 p.m. for several counties south of the metro Atlanta area. Counties affected include Butts, Coweta, Heard, Jasper, ...

Smart Planning Leads to Wins for Wildlife in California

defendersblog.org - The sun is just beginning to light up the granite peaks of the Eastern Sierra Nevada as I drive up Highway 395 in the Owen’s Valley. I imagine what this spectacular valley could look like if covere...

BBC Wildlife election 2015 guide

discoverwildlife.com - The televised leaders’ debates before the general election of 2010 involved the three main Westminster parties: Conservative, Labour and the Liberal Democrats. This year the leaders of no fewer tha...

Little kids own our federal lands

moabsunnews.com - One evening when I was about 5, I walked maybe 50 yards into the forest from a tent cabin in Kings Canyon National Park in southern California. It was just before dinner, and I was feeling courageo...

Lowe's to Stop Selling Bee-Killing Pesticides to Protect Pollinators » EcoWatch

ecowatch.com - By submitting above you agree to the EcoWatch privacy policy After two years of pressure by the hard-hitting campaign by Friends of the Earth and partners, Lowe’s Home Improvement announced yesterd...

How One Person Can Make a Big Difference » EcoWatch

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ecowatch.com - By submitting above you agree to the EcoWatch privacy policy Most people can identify a problem when they see one. What sets Climate Reality Leaders apart is their drive to do something about it, t...

The People vs Shell

secureusa.greenpeace.org - Send us an image that shows why you want to stop Arctic drilling. It can be a picture, a poem, a drawing... whatever you're inspired to share. We will make sure Shell sees it in Seattle — where its...

Fisherman Finds a Way to Help Sea Animals Avoid Needless Death on Hooks

voices.nationalgeographic.com - Tim Palmer was the kind of kid who took apart anything his parents gave him and then tried to put it back together. Much of the time, he got it right. Palmer never grew out of that curiosity about ...

Make a Difference: On Earth Day, April 22, Give Back

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huffingtonpost.com - I became very aware of the need to recycle when I visited my uncle and aunt in California many years ago. When garbage day came around, they would boast that the only thing that made it into the la...

Blue Hour

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Volunteers clean up Peirce Island

seacoastonline.com - PORTSMOUTH – About 30 people showed up to help with the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation’s Earth Day Cleanup at Peirce Island Saturday morning. “Lots of cigarette butts are being picked u...

Denmark's proposal for protecting vulnerable marine habitats lacks ambition

eu.oceana.org - The government’s proposal is intended to protect specific soft-bottom habitats in the Kattegat, of which some are red-listed. In a joint statement, the four conservation organisations stress that l...

SkyTruth: The Other Gulf Oil Disaster: Chronic Offshore Pollution

blog.skytruth.org - The problem of chronic offshore oil pollution has been getting some overdue attention lately (see our blog post on this topic yesterday). So as we approach the fifth year since the BP/Deepwater Hor...

One More Generation

OMG is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of our environment and of all endangered wildlife. Our goal is to ensure all endangered species survive at least One More Generation... and beyond.

Editor's note

Jack Johnson Helps OMG Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution

Please consider supporting OMG and our environment by donating to our  fundraising drive. We have partnered with the  Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation , and they have agreed to match every dollar we raise (up to $2,500.00) to help us bring our amazing curriculum to more students. This is a perfect opportunity for you to get involved and double your donation.
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