HAWAII IS THE BIRD EXTINCTION CAPITAL OF THE WORLD — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

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

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES has over 7,000 members and over 287,000 photos and videos. 

Contest — Open Spaces

Since humans arrived, 95 of 142 bird species found nowhere else have become extinct on Hawaii. Thirty-three of Hawaii’s remaining 44 endemic birds are listed under the Endangered Species Act; ten of those have not been seen for decades and are likely extinct.

AKIKIKI A BIRD IN NEED

 ABC’s Hawaii Program has made the conservation of the ‘Akikiki and other forest birds one of its top priorities.

Troubled Times on the Hawaiian Islands:

Mosquito-borne diseases such as avian malaria and avian pox have decimated ‘Akikiki populations. The problem may worsen, as climate change could continue to raise the elevation where mosquitoes can live, further shrinking this bird’s habitat.

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Sunset in Buarcos beach. Cabo Mondego, Figueira da Foz

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GREENPEACE — Nestlé and Unilever identified as top plastic polluters in the Philppines — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES has over 7,600 members and over 275,000 photos and videos. 

Contest — Your Favorite Sunrise/Sunset over Water

Greenpeace

It’s one thing to talk about the plastics pollution crisis, but witnessing it first-hand, standing on it, smelling it, and talking to the communities that have to live next to it, is indescribable.

Froilan Grate in Navotas. © Greenpeace

While corporations talk, heroes like Froilan Grate and Merci Ferrer are working every day to tackle the plastic pollution crisis with real solutions in the Philippines. I am grateful to have the opportunity to work alongside them as partners in the #BreakFreeFromPlastic movement.

Crossing the Talek at Entim Camp, Maasai Mara

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In The Morning Sunlight

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SUNSETS — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES has over 7,600 members and over 267,000 photos and videos. 

Contest — Open Spaces (No Urban Landscapes)

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Greenpeace

AMERICAN BIRD CONSERVANCY

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 

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Cornish sunset

Furie de la Nature: le Combat contre la Civilisation

Blue, blue..

Sunset's Beacon - Faro, Portugal

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) — SEPIA PHOTOGRAPHY — PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE group

 

PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE group has over 3,700 members and over 150,000 photos.

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Angelina Jolie says respect for human rights key to Syria peace.

Almost seven years since the start of the conflict, more than 6 million people remain displaced inside Syria and a further 5.48 million have fled to other countries in the region, creating the biggest refugee crisis since the end of the second world war.

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Still-life with wash bowl

Paul de Ferry de la Bellonne 19-04-1916 au front - on the front of war

View over the Bavarian Forest

 

GREENPEACE –The palm oil industry promises reform, but there’s still no sign of change — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES has over 7,300 and over 257,000 photos and videos.

Contest — Mountains

GREENPEACE

Children play without wearing any protection at the playground while the air is engulfed with thick haze from the forest fires  in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Children play without wearing any protection at the playground while the air is engulfed with thick haze from the forest fires at Sei Ahass village, Kapuas district in Central Kalimantan province on Borneo island, Indonesia.

Indonesia’s people and environment are paying for the industry’s failure. The country has lost 31 million hectares of forest – an area almost the size of Germany – since 1990. A recent study on Borneo and Sumatra orangutans showed that the population has significantly declined, with destruction of their habitat a leading cause of the crisis. Forest destruction has also contributed to the annual fires and haze crisis that threatens the health of people across Southeast Asia. One study estimated that the 2015 fires crisis contributed to over 100,000 premature deaths.

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