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PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 864,000 photos and videos.

More and more people are confronting the ways that plastic, a product of fossil fuels, cause harm. From municipal bans on various kinds of single use plastics, to restaurants switching to paper straws, to stores encouraging customers to bring their own bags, the era of single-use plastics in our everyday lives is one that needs to be relegated to the past — and quickly.

Stop Corporate Green-Washing On Plastic!

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Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 855,000 photos and videos.

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MAUI AND HECTOR’S DOLPHIN PROPOSALS:

New Zealand dolphins (Hector’s and Maui dolphins) are found only in New Zealand. Hector’s dolphin is the South Island subspecies, Maui dolphin is the North Island subspecies.

They are Endangered due to deaths in fishing nets – gill nets and trawl nets. Maui dolphin is Critically Endangered because there are fewer than 50 Maui dolphins left in the world. The last population estimate, of 57 dolphins (1 year and older) is about 4 years out of date. This is less than 5% of the original population size.

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Although there are only around 50 Māui dolphins left, just 19 percent of their habitat is protected from fishing with gillnets and just five percent from trawling. Under these conditions, the dolphins’ extinction is inevitable. New Zealand has a reputation as a leader in cetacean conservation, biodiversity protection and sustainability. It is time for the government to bring protection measures for its only endemic dolphin into line with international scientific advice, or risk its credibility. We are grateful for the support for this species from across the world, including New Zealand conservation groups Our Seas Our Future Charitable Trust and, New Zealand Whale and Dolphin Trust and Maori group Ngati Te Wehi.

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SIERRA CLUB — PLASTIC POLLUTION — LIGHTNING STRIKES — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 853,000 photos and videos.

More and more people are confronting the ways that plastic, a product of fossil fuels, cause harm. From municipal bans on various kinds of single use plastics, to restaurants switching to paper straws, to stores encouraging customers to bring their own bags, the era of single-use plastics in our everyday lives is one that needs to be relegated to the past — and quickly.

Stop Corporate Green-Washing On Plastic!

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)alpenglowtravelersDiegojack–MARCO POLO–
090118 - September Thunderstorms 014

The storm comes

080416 - Thunderstorms on the Nebraska Kansas Border

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SIERRA CLUB — PLASTIC POLLUTION — LIGHTNING STRIKES — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 832,000 photos and videos.

More and more people are confronting the ways that plastic, a product of fossil fuels, cause harm. From municipal bans on various kinds of single use plastics, to restaurants switching to paper straws, to stores encouraging customers to bring their own bags, the era of single-use plastics in our everyday lives is one that needs to be relegated to the past — and quickly.

Stop Corporate Green-Washing On Plastic!

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)alpenglowtravelersDiegojack–MARCO POLO–
090118 - September Thunderstorms 014

The storm comes

080416 - Thunderstorms on the Nebraska Kansas Border

Red Skies

031416 - 1st Nebraska Storm Cells of 2016 (Pt 2)

SIERRA CLUB — PLASTIC POLLUTION — LIGHTNING STRIKES — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 824,000 photos and videos.

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More and more people are confronting the ways that plastic, a product of fossil fuels, cause harm. From municipal bans on various kinds of single use plastics, to restaurants switching to paper straws, to stores encouraging customers to bring their own bags, the era of single-use plastics in our everyday lives is one that needs to be relegated to the past — and quickly.

Stop Corporate Green-Washing On Plastic!

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)alpenglowtravelersDiegojack–MARCO POLO–
090118 - September Thunderstorms 014

The storm comes

080416 - Thunderstorms on the Nebraska Kansas Border

Red Skies

031416 - 1st Nebraska Storm Cells of 2016 (Pt 2)