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U.S. Agent Orange Activist Brings Message of Solidarity to Okinawa
Environment  (tags: Okinawa, Japan, United States, Vietnam War, Agent Orange, dioxin, storage of dioxin, U.S. veterans, Okinawa ctizens, health effects, illnesses, U.S. Marine Corps' Camp Schwab )

- 1169 days ago -
Residents of Okinawa Island have recently been confronted with mounting evidence that their land used to be a major storage site for the toxic U.S. defoliant Agent Orange.
Urge the Obama Administration to Support Critical Funding To Restore Rivers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, restoration, rivers, funding, United States, protection, water )

- 1182 days ago -
Please urge the President and his senior environmental team to reject calls to cut conservation programs and to instead support critical funding for river restoration.
Mining for Gold: A 'Pact With the Devil'?
Environment  (tags: Commerce Group, El Salvadore, Lorenzo, natural resources, Pacific Rim, Presidential electon, San Sebastian mine, U.S.Congress, United States, U.S. Treasury Department, World Bank )

- 1186 days ago -
The technical term for the environmental nightmare that is unfolding in front of us is "acid mine drainage." Acid mine drainage has plagued mine sites from Pennsylvania to El Salvador for centuries.
U.S. Drought Exposes "Hydro-Illogical" Water Management
Environment  (tags: drought, United States, water management, agriculture, disaster, farmers, environment, destruction )

- 1203 days ago -
The historic drought withering much of the United States this summer has revealed a need for strategies to better manage water supplies that could remain under sever pressure both this year and in the longer term.
Supreme Court Takes Climate Pollution Case
Environment  (tags: Supreme Court, Climate Pollution, Environment, United States )

- 1819 days ago -
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a landmark case on greenhouse gases, potentially affirming or denying the public's right to limit corporate pollution.
Environment  (tags: environment, united states, big oil companies, habitat destruction, clean energy, conservation )

- 1879 days ago -
This is a fight for all of us in the United States. Sign our petition to these Big Oil execs, and let them know consumers don't want them to block new clean energy choices.
ISS View of the Southwestern USA : Image of the Day
Environment  (tags: environment, United States, space station )

- 1881 days ago -
This panoramic view of the southwestern United States and Pacific Ocean was taken by an astronaut looking out at an angle from the International Space Station
Yellowstone Hot Spot Shreds Ancient Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: United States, geysers, tectonic plates )

- 1911 days ago -
If you thought the geysers and overblown threat of a supervolcanic eruption in Yellowstone National Park were dramatic, you ain't seen nothing: deep beneath Earth's surface, the hot spot that feeds the park has torn an entire tectonic plate in half.
Los Angeles 'Big One' Could Come Sooner Than Expected: Study
Environment  (tags: earthquake, united states, california, san andreas fault )

- 1925 days ago -
Strong earthquakes along the San Andreas fault in southern California are more frequent than previously thought, so the dreaded "Big One" could be just around the corner, US researchers said Friday in a study.
102,387,581 Americans Don't Know How to Go Green
Environment  (tags: environment, green, poll, survey, america, united states, american, americans, population, people, life, living, society, ecofriendly, eco, green living, go green, going green )

- 2718 days ago -
According to a Harris survey, more than 90% of Americans are recycling, but over 1/3rd of the entire U.S. population hasn't changed their lifestyle because they "did not know what to do" in order to be more green.
US: We Want to Cotinue Using Poison
Environment  (tags: methyl bromide, United States, fumigants, pesticides, Montreal Protocol on Substances that Dep, ozone layer )

- 2989 days ago -
Delegates from 191 nations are on the verge of an agreement under the Montreal Protocol for faster elimination of ozone-depleting chemicals, but the United States insists it must continue to use the banned pesticide methyl bromide.
Vanishing Wetlands
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, water, science, Sustainabililty, research, wetlands, Florida, US, USA, United States, America, conservation, corruption, eco-friendly, mitigation, credits )

- 3042 days ago -
Florida has more wetlands than any other state but Alaska. They stop floods, clean up water pollution, and replenish drinking supplies. Yet despite government promises, they are disappearing.
Two-Thirds of World Worried By Warming, U.S. Lags Behind
Environment  (tags: United States, global warming, climate change, carbon footprint, carbon emissions, crapitalism )

- 3161 days ago -
More than two-thirds of the world's people are worried by global warming with Americans among the least anxious even though their nation is the top source of greenhouse gases, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

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