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ACTION ALERT: Tell Secretary Salazar to Adopt Alternative C
Environment  (tags: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, ANWR, oil drilling, Arctic, polar bear, caribou, seals, wolves, birds, ecosystem, environment, Reynard Loki, 13.7 Billion Years, endangered species, polar bears, caribou, coastal plain, Comprehensive Conservation Plan )

- 2362 days ago -
If Interior Sec. Ken Salazar adopts Alternative C of Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the coastal plain will be designated as "wilderness," protecting critical polar bear habitat from oil drilling. Must sign by 11/15.
The Pipeline of 'Poison'
Environment  (tags: ecological disaster, almost 4 mil. gal tar sands oil, Kalamazoo River, Enbridge Energy, pipeline rupture July 2010, central Michigan, severe health effects, river unusable, EPA, no transparency, wildlife, ecosystem, Keystone XL )

- 2374 days ago -
In July 2010, nearly four million litres of toxic tar sands crude oil gushed into the river following the rupture of the Lakehead Pipeline 6B belonging to Enbridge Energy Partners, a Canadian oil and gas transportation company. The river is still closed.
Artificial Sweetener Leaves Environmental Aftertaste
Environment  (tags: Sucralose, Artificial Sweetener, environment, ecosystem )

- 2491 days ago -
Sucralose, the artificial sweetener in Splenda, is one tough molecule.The chemical passes right through the body, then through sewage treatment systems and out into surface and ground waters looking the same as it did when it was stirred into a cup of....
King Crabs Invade Antarctic Waters
Environment  (tags: King Crabs, Antarctic, animals, ecosystem, environment )

- 2626 days ago -
Warming waters along the Antarctic peninsula have opened the door to shell-crushing king crabs that threaten a unique ecosystem on the seafloor, according to new research by a U.S.-Sweden team of marine researchers.
Ants Have Big Impact on Environment as 'Ecosystem Engineers'
Environment  (tags: Ants, Environment, Ecosystem, science )

- 2630 days ago -
Research by the University of Exeter has revealed that ants have a big impact on their local environment as a result of their activity as 'ecosystem engineers' and predators.
Scientists Gather for Yellowstone Conference | KPAX.Com | Missoula, Montana
Environment  (tags: yellowstone, conference, scientists, ecosystem, climate change )

- 2744 days ago -
WEST YELLOWSTONE - Scientists have gathered in Mammoth Hot Springs for the Tenth Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Action Alert: Tanzania's Proposed Serengeti Highway Threatens Greatest Wildlife Migration on Earth
Environment  (tags: serengeti wildlife, National Park, ecosystem, highway, wildlife migration, wild animals, ecosystem, take action, threatened )

- 2771 days ago -
Serengeti National Park's locally and globally significant ecosystem is driven by migration of wildebeest, elephant and zebra; and will be utterly devastated by the plan, as will be local livelihoods and well-being. Take action!!!
There's Something in the Water
Environment  (tags: water, toxic, chemical, ecosystem, health, disruptions, problems, pesticides )

- 2959 days ago -
That "something" is a class of chemicals called endocrine disruptors, and Dr. Vicki Bl, a fisheries biologist at the United States Geological Survey, thinks the chemicals are responsible for the high concentrations of intersex fish found
Tuna Under Threat in Key SE Asia Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: Tuna, overfishing, WWF, SE Asia, Ecosystem )

- 3465 days ago -
Tuna species in the triangle, including heavily overfished bluefin and bigeye tuna, are under increasing pressure as fleets move in from depleted fishing grounds in other parts of the world
Big Oil Gets Greedy - Files Suits to De-List Polar Bears as Endangered
Environment  (tags: polar bears, big oil, wildlife, Alaska, endangered species, oil industry, greed, ecosystem )

- 3518 days ago -
The American Petroleum Institute has banded together with the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Mining Association & the American Iron & Steel Institute in a lawsuit aimed at removing polar bears from the endangered species list.
Galapagos Islands - Can Darwin's Lab Survive Success?
Environment  (tags: Galapgos Islands, heritage site, Darwin, ecosystem, eco-tourism, eco-tourists )

- 3734 days ago -
FOR anyone touring the Galápagos Islands, it is hard to imagine the globe's first World Heritage Site is at risk. The marine reserve is populated with sea turtles and humpback whales, and the national park's trails are inhabited by herons and albatrosses.
Planet in Peril ...You Tube........on Video   video
Environment  (tags: Human Population, RainForests, Vanishing Habitats, plants, ecosystem, Earth, Global warming, Vegan, Earth friendly, Eco-friendly, children, kids, Learn, Mining, Awareness, Forests, Teachers, Education, Wildlife, Conservation, Environment, Take Action )

- 3746 days ago -
CNN takes viewers around the world in a 2-part, 4hr Doc that examines our changing planet. This worldwide investigation looks at 4 key issues: Global Warming, Vanishing Habitats, Disappearing Species... Human Population Growth.

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