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ACTIVISM: South Africa: Swimming the Seven Seas to Save the World's Oceans
Environment  (tags: protection, oceans, humans, activism, activismenvironment, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - allafrica.com
Lewis Pugh, ocean advocate and endurance swimmer, set out on Thursday to become the first person to undertake a long-distance swim in each of the classical Seven Seas, in a bid to highlight the need for protected areas in oceans around the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Small Island States From Rising Sea Levels - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, world, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Small island states (Sids) face a greater threat from rising sea levels, as the populace needs to be evacuated to the mainland and the biodiversity of the land will be completely lost if the ocean swallows up these islands
Australia to Scrap Plan for Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great BarrierReef, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, energy, government, GoodNews, wildlife, world, protection, pollution, oceans, nature, politics, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - reuters.com
Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday.
U.S. Representative Questions EPA's Risk Assessment of 2,4-D-Based Herbicide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, 2, 4-D, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - beyondpesticides.org
U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week asking them a poignant question: Why didn't the human health risk assessment of Dow's newest 2,4-D-based herbicide apply the ten-fold saf
Give the Cape Fur Seal the Protection It Deserves! GLOBAL OUTCRY! -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: Namibia, seals, slaughter, BOYCOTT!, animal welfare, animal advocates, Animal Cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

Julie
- 7 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Namibian government slaughters 80,000 nursing pups by beating them to death with pick handles. A further 6,000 adult bulls are shot so that their genitals may be exported to the East, fueling the illegal trade in animal body parts for fake medicines
Defective Photovoltaics and Other Flaws Plague China's Push to Build Solar Power Aug 12, 2014 |By Coco Liu & ClimateWire
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, greenbuilding, government, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 8 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'...he insisted that the ongoing performance problem and the challenge of overcoming it are part of the learning curve, saying the nation will figure out a way to better manage its solar projects, with on-the-ground data-collecting work being...'
VIDEO - Dear Kitten   video
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, cat, wet cat food, animals, culture, environment, humor, off-beat, society )

Lone
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
Great commercial: Cats everywhere are promising big changes for a taste of wet cat food. What will your cat do?
Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains Aug 18, 2014 |By David Biello
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'There is a catch though: the coordination of solar company, local utility and homeowner may fail--leaving the homeowner in the lurch.' (Owning your own energy source is the only no-catch system.)
Stop U.S. Army From Poisoning African Monkeys - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, abuse, conservation, cruelty, death, environment, extinction, animalcruelty, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering, society, slaughter, investigation, sadness, endange )

Clare
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
I cannot understand when eneyone is hurting or murdering the life of a defenceless animal I cannot understand why eney government would allow army's base's to use an animal's in eney way as this isn't protecting life of of eney way shape or form help
UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
China To Offer Tax Breaks On Electric Cars, Mostly To Local Brands Reuters Aug 29, 2014
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'China announced on Friday additional policy support for electric car purchases, offering tax breaks predominantly for cars made by Chinese automakers. The list of tax breaks, posted on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology,...'
Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog Aug 13, 2014 Reuters
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth'
Terry Macalister The Guardian, Thursday 28 August 2014 09.11 EDT
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, government )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
'Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.'
 

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