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Sierra Club Green Home Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Action Center Skip to main content You Can Help... Urge the EPA to support a limit on carbon pollution! Tell the EPA and the Corps you support restoring Clean Water Act rules. TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA to put the Arctic Ocean off-limits to the oil industry. View More Actions Smarter Living: Actions You Can Take in Your Daily Life Sustainable Seafood Guide How to choose delicious seafood that's healthy for you and the environment. Mercury Contamination Information on mercury's effects and how you can reduce the threat from this hazardous pollution. Chemical Index Learn about chemicals commonly used in everyday products and how to stay safe. View More Smarter Living Actions Our Recent Victories NRDC lawsuit sparked a federal court to order the FDA to act to limit the overuse of antibiotics on animals that are not sick EPA finalized its clean car rules to reduce the amount of oil America needs to import View More Victories Popular Issues Tell your friends you're making a difference: © Natural Resources Defense Council

Baku Ceyhan Campaign Earthwatch - Change the World. Yourself Navdanya Izaak Walton League of America Stop Waste Management by Government and Consumer Boycott 10 Urban Spaces Around the World Reborn as Vibrant Green Parks In some cities, parks are replacing asphalt, and city dwellers are suddenly discovering new green space just steps away. To make cities more livable for an often growing population, government officials, activists and citizens are reclaiming unused or abandoned structures and lots and turning them into new, vibrant green spots that fill the surrounding areas with life. These 10 examples --- spanning four continents -- are perhaps just the beginning of the concrete-to-green revolution. A water reservoir until shut down in 1899, the Paddington Reservoir went on to become a garage, workshop and a commercial garage once more. After sections of the roof collapsed in 1991, the garage was shut down for the last time. Then architecture firm Tonkin Zulaikha Greer was commissioned for the restoration: They were supposed to cap-off the underground site and build a new arrangement on top. Photo: City of Sydney. Australia World Bank Bonds Boycott Teamsters Join Boycott, Become 7th International Union to Endorse Campaign OCTOBER 8 -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters signed onto the World Bank Bonds Boycott on October 3, at a meeting of its International Executive Board. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with 1.4 million members, is one of the largest labor unions in the world. The Teamsters join six other international unions that have adopted the boycott, including the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), the Communication Workers of America, and the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE). In addition to these international unions, the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, 7 central labor councils, and several UAW, AFSCME and Steelworker locals have adopted the boycott. Come to Washington Sept. 25-29, Protest the IMF & World Bank!