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Major Eco-Victory: Total's Application to Drill Near the Amazon Reef Rejected

(Brasília, August 29) — Brazil's Environmental Agency (Ibama) today rejected the application for a license to drill in the mouth of the Amazon Basin by the French company Total (operating in a joint venture with BP). This is an important step towards defending the Amazon Reef; a unique and largely unexplored ecosystem - Total's closest block is only 8km away from the Reef.

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World's Largest Tuna Company Finally Commits to Sustainable Fishing and Worker Protection

It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly 700,000 concerned people from around the world, but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna company to clean up its act.

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20 Canned Tuna Brands Ranked: How Sustainable Is Your Brand?

The U.S. is the largest market for canned tuna in the world. U.S. consumers purchase countless cans and serve up thousands of tuna melts day after day.

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How Fracking Has Changed One Woman’s Life (Video)

What would you do if one day you woke up and the water in your well was a brown, viscous mess?  

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Donald Trump's Ties to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Since the presidential debate on Sept. 26, we've been hearing quite a bit about Donald Trump's tax returns (or lack thereof). While the conversation has revolved around why Trump has chosen not to release his returns—as all presidential candidates have since 1980—we do know some things about what those returns would reveal should he choose to make them public.

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Meet the Oil Billionaire Quietly Shaping Donald Trump’s Energy Policy (Video)

Fossil fuel billionaire and major fracking proponent Harold Hamm, who has Donald Trump’s ear on energy and environmental issues, had a prime-time slot at the Republican National Convention (RNC), also known as “Make America First Again” night.

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3 Disturbing Facts You Need to Know If You Eat Sashimi

One in three pieces of sashimi is from fish caught by Taiwanese fishing vessels.

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4 Ways a Leaked TTIP Text Reveals Attempts to Undermine Environment and Health Protection Laws

Greenpeace Netherlands has obtained 248 pages of leaked Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiating texts, which were published on Monday 2 May at 11:00 CET. The documents unveil for the first time the US position and deliberate attempts to change the EU democratic legislative process.

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Did Your Tuna Sandwich Kill a Sea Turtle?

The remote island atolls of St François and Farquhar are part of the Alphonse and Farquhar outer island groups in the Seychelles archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Like most of the Seychelles, these atolls are important nesting sites for sea birds and sea turtles, and are surrounded by some of the world's healthiest and most intact coral reefs. There is a small settlement on Farquhar atoll, but St François has no human inhabitants.

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Documents Reveal Exxon Mobil Lied and Downplayed Contamination from Pipeline Rupture

On March 29 Exxon Mobil, the most profitable company in the world, spilled at least 210,000 gallons of tar sands crude oil from an underground pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas. The pipeline was carrying tar sands oil from Canada, which flooded family residences in Mayflower in thick tarry crude. Exxon’s tar sands crude also ran into Lake Conway, which sits about an eighth of a mile from where Exxon’s pipeline ruptured.

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