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This Fragile Planet

Environmental and Conservation
Organizations

National Audubon Society

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Environmental Defense (EDF)

Sierra Club

Worldwatch Institute

League of Conservation Voters

All About Birds - Cornell Lab

Greenpeace

Rainforest Action Network

Friends of the Earth U.S.

EcoWatch

Environmental Working Group

Climate Progress







CLIMATE CHANGE
Information on Climate Change / Global Warming:

Think Progress- Climate information, from the general to the very specific

Think Progress- Why climate scientists have consistently UNDERestsimated key global warming impacts

Wunderground- Climate change graphs and articles

BBC-Climate Change - Glaciers and Ice Sheets

Science Daily-Understanding methane's seabed escape

Science Daily- Methane Releases from Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated (Mar. 5, 2010)

Climate Progress- Bombshell: Recent warming is amazing and atypical--poised to destroy stable climate

The Energy Collective- Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

EcoWatch, Climate. An amazing collection of information!!




TAR SANDS / KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE
Information on tar sands (oilsands) development and the Keystone XL pipeline:

Keystone XL Pipeline Could Push Endangered Whooping Crane into Extinction

National Geographic - A Series of Photographs in Alberta where tar sands extraction is being done

Natl. Geographic- Tar Sands-The Canadian Oil Boom - Scraping Bottom

Boreal Birds- 1,500 Scientists Worldwide Call for Protection of Canada's Boreal Forest

Boreal Birds- The Carbon the World Forgot

Pembina Institute- Why the oilsands matter to climate policy in Canada (and ALL of us!)

Bold Nebraska- much tar sands and pipeline information!

WorldWatch Institute- Oil Sands: The Costs of Alberta's 'Black Gold'

OilSandsWatch- lots of information on tar sands development

Bold Nebraska- Two Major Unions Oppose the Keystone XL pipeline

Care2- Stop Tar petition




HORIZONTAL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING (FRACKING)
Information on fracking:

Food and Water Watch - Why Ban Fracking? HERE'S WHY!

Earthjustice - Fracking Gone Wrong, Finding a Better Way

Illinois People's Action - much excellent information on fracking

Earthjustice, interview with an attorney

New Yorkers Against Fracking

EcoWatch - lots of fracking information

Environmental Working Group - Fracking and Methane in Drinking Water

Food and Water Watch - how the TPP would fast-track fracking

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