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Starfish Ripped Apart By Mysterious Disease
Environment  (tags: conservation, research, wildlife, water, starfish, disease, sad, oceans, pollution, destruction )

Giana
- 202 days ago - news.discovery.com
Starfish limbs wrench themselves from their bodies when suffering from a mysterious new disease. Biologists don't know what causes the affliction or how to stop it.
Scientists Debate Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Diseases
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, healthconditions, disease, weather, protection, humans, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming )

Cal
- 572 days ago - ipsnews.net
More intense rainfall, rising temperatures and climate-driven migration of human and animal populations due to repeated drought all affect the spread of tropical diseases. These changes, already the focus of study by climatologists, are now also a challen
The Time To Clean Up Cement Plants Is Now ACTION
Environment  (tags: pollution, cement plants, mercury, toxins, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, disease, prevention )

Nancy
- 631 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
In August 2010--thanks to hardworking activists like you--the EPA adopted the first federal air pollution limits for more than 100 cement plants across the country. These rules would limit mercury and other toxic air pollution from some of our nation's...
Keep Up The Fight To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining ACTION
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, ecosystems, EPA, family, mountaintop removal, humanrights, wildlife, health, disease, family )

Nancy
- 681 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Please tell the Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency to stop these permits, to stand up for justice for local families, and to resist political pressure from coal company lobbyists.
5 Diseases on the Move in North America, Thanks to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, disease, environment, healthconditions, globalwarming, nature, oceans, humans, research, weather )

Carrie
- 709 days ago - alternet.org
Experts note that climate change may also be impacting certain environmentally sensitive diseases, and not in a way that will have us breathing easier. Just how are rising water-levels and steamier temperatures playing with the planet's pathogens?
Climate Change Could Make Some Parasites Deadlier
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, fungus, disease, habitat, science, wildlife, endangered, conservation, environment )

Michael
- 741 days ago - cbc.ca
Climate change could be blamed for boosting the virulence of parasites, according to U.S. researchers studying how unexpected temperature swings can make frogs more susceptible to a sometimes deadly skin fungus.
Tainted Water - Help Us Reveal the RAW Truth ACTION
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, prevention, disease, health, family, children, Brittany, France )

Nancy
- 753 days ago - action.raw.info
The beaches of Brittany in Northern France attract millions of visitors from around the world. Tourists are drawn by the coastline's reputation for a beautiful, rugged landscape and expanses of pristine sand. But the truth behind the picture postcard...
No Free Pass for Monsanto! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: health, disease, environment, Monsanto, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Nancy
- 773 days ago - capwiz.com
Monsanto has launched a series of sneak attacks on organic and non-GMO farmers and consumers. They began by attaching a rider to the U.S. House of Representatives' 2013 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would make it impossible for organic and non-GMO
Climate Change Threatens Our Global Coffee & Chocolate Supply - ABC News Video @ Youtube   video
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, global-warming, threat, warning, alert, droughts, floods, infestation, disease, health, society, video, news, interesting, starbucks, destruction, humans, nature, world, business, economy )

PinkMindy
- 1044 days ago - youtube.com
Report shows advancing climate changes causing floods, droughts and increased insect infestations, are now beginning to threaten the future of multiple plant production supply chains worldwide.
Asbestos: Canada's Deadly Export
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, humans, health conditions, asbestos, disease, humans, healthconditions, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 1153 days ago - globalpost.com
Canada doesn't want asbestos listed internationally as a hazardous substance -- even though it's effectively banned in Canada.
HAZARDOUS: Plans to Reopen World's Largest Asbestos Mine Will Create a New Generation of Victims.
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution )

Cal
- 1341 days ago - theecologist.org
Quebec government considering $58 million loan to support the mine despite moral outrage over export of dangerous asbestos to India, Indonesia and the Phillipines
REPORT: Climate Change to Take the Lives of 5 Million By 2020, Mostly Children
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, climate-change, globalwarming, health, disease, weather, pollution, humans, nature, greenhousegases, environment, destruction, ecosystems, research, conservation, CO2emissions, climatechange, climate )

Cal
- 1358 days ago - news.mongabay.com
While most climate impact reports look solely almost at extreme weather, this new study also considers the spread of what is termed 'climate-sensitive' disease. Currently, the report finds that most of the mortality-related impacts of climate (almost 80%)
Oak Decline Could Be More Devastating Than Dutch Elm Disease
Environment  (tags: environment, trees, oak, disease, forests, protection )

Cher Away
- 1580 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A growing number of cases of a new disease affecting native oaks in Britain and lack of Government research funds to fight it are creating mounting concern among tree and forestry organisations, a major conference heard this week.
Coral Bleaching Increases Chances of Coral Disease
Environment  (tags: environment, coral, bleaching, disease, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher Away
- 1782 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Mass coral bleaching has devastated coral colonies around the world for almost three decades. Now scientists have found that bleaching can make corals more susceptible to disease and, in turn, coral disease can exacerbate the negative effects of
Clean Water Laws Are Neglected, at a Cost in Suffering
Environment  (tags: environment, state regulators, Clean Water Act, water, pollution, illness, disease, protection, prevention, safety )

Dee
- 1806 days ago - nytimes.com
Ryan Massey, 7, shows his caps. Dentists near Charleston, W.Va., say pollutants in drinking water have damaged residents' teeth. Nationwide, polluters have violated the Clean Water Act more than 500,000 times.
 

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