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Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

Victoria
- 21 hours ago - northernstar.com.au
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 6 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
UPS Sustainability
Business  (tags: business, corporate, energy, sustainability, environment, carbon, CO2, carbon dioxide, emissions, climate change, technology )

Michael
- 11 days ago - sustainability.ups.com
It's nice to work for a company that's enlightened enough to have a CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) as part of their management team. UPS shows that it's possible to be conservative AND socially/environmentally responsible at the same time.
Russian Physicists Seek Help to Build Nikola Tesla's 'Planetary Energy Transmitter' - Via Waking Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics, Russia, Nikola Tesla, Energy, World, Sustainability, Ethics, Good News )

Victoria
- 14 days ago - wakingtimes.com
Leonid Plekhanov and Sergey Plekhanov, both graduates of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, believe that by combining Tesla's plans with modern materials and other recent discoveries, they will succeed in delivering free, clean energy.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 24 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
The Fork in the Road: Which Way This World Population Day?
World  (tags: World Population Day, population growth, human rights, youth, reproductive rights, women's empowerment, sustainability )

Suzanne
- 39 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Population Day. There are over 7 billion people on the planet. It's easy, though, to get caught up in the numbers. Real solutions go beyond the numbers, and should remind us that we are dealing with real people. What's working?
Time to Shed Our Fear: Words of Wisdom From An Inspiring Woman
Environment  (tags: World Environment Day, sustainability, climate change, environmental justice, women's rights )

Suzanne
- 75 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Environment Day, and a good time to reflect on words of wisdom from Wangari Maathai, as the world grapples with a changing climate and increasing environmental degradation. The late environmentalist left many words of wisdom and hope for us.
The End of Fish
Environment  (tags: oceans, fish, over fishing, fish farming, nature, sustainability, protection, wildlife, research, conservation )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - washingtonpost.com
People are getting more adventurous with how they eat, and when it comes to seafood, this means exhaustively looking to every exotic corner for the best, newest and tastiest fish. Also, the stuff is delicious. The ones we like to eat are rapidly vanishing
200 Tons of Illegally Caught Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Show How We're Driving These Fish to Extinction
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, oceans, sustainability, Atlantic bluefin tuna, endangered, environment )

Carrie
- 79 days ago - qz.com
Atlantic bluefin tuna is tasty. So tasty, in fact, that the fish is also endangered. There are now only half the number of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the sea that there were in 1970.
Ban Pesticides Linked to Human Illnesses and Birth Defects in US - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Food Industry, Pesticides, Human Health, Eco-system, US, Sustainability, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 88 days ago - forcechange.com
If agricultural employees have to wear safety suits and masks to spray food with pesticides in the field, how can it be safe to eat? Sign this global petition to ban toxic chemical pesticides and adopt environmentally friendly methods of agriculture.
Is Reintroducing Acorns Into the Human Diet a Nutty Idea?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Acorns, Human Diet, Nutrition, Sustainability, Vitamins, Historical Food Item )

Brian
- 88 days ago - richarddawkins.net
"If harvested sustainably and treated to remove bitter tannins, acorns may once again have a more prominent place in the kitchen."
What Choosing Poverty Looks Like
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainability, minimalism )

Freya
- 100 days ago - nbcnews.com
See how Dan Price lives on $5000 a year by living in an underground "hobbit hole" he built from scrap wood.
CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater
Science & Tech  (tags: science, energy, wave energy, wave power, green energy, sustainability, concept, design, technology )

Michael
- 120 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the west coast of Australia, near Perth. Carnegie Wave Energy is installing what is called the "first operating wave energy array scheme in the world."
We Need An Apartheid-Style Boycott to Save the Planet - Desmond Tutu - Via The Guardian
Environment  (tags: Article, Desmond Tutu, Climate Change, Pollution, Humans, Activism, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 129 days ago - theguardian.com
"We live in a world dominated by greed. We have allowed the interests of capital to outweigh the interests of human beings and our Earth", "People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change" he says.
 

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