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Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Kit
- 435 days ago - news.mongabay.com
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
Keep Up The Fight To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: mountains, mining, coal, destruction, conservation, environment, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1150 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Late last week, siding with the coal industry, a federal court overturned the Environmental Protection Agency's veto of one of the most disastrous and destructive mountaintop removal mines in U.S. history, the Spruce No. 1 Mine in West Virginia.
ACTION ALERT: Wake Up Call for MTR Banks! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: banks, supporting mountaintop removal, enviornmental destruction, mountains, destroyed, conservation protection legalisation )

Simone
- 1425 days ago - act.ran.org
Eight major banks now have policies addressing their financing of mountaintop removal (MTR). Sadly, some banks are still asleep to the tragic consequences of MTR and continue to fund the destruction of America's mountains,
An Astounding 10 Table-Top Mountains
Environment  (tags: nature, geography, interesting, table-top, mountains )

Bosko
- 1611 days ago - theworldgeography.com
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau inSouth America.First described by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh in 1596, its 31 km2 summit area is defended by 400-metre-tall cliffs on all sides.
Mountains May Be Climate Change Refuges
Environment  (tags: Mountains, Climate Change, Environment, Global Worming )

Nancy
- 1655 days ago - news.discovery.com
Research in the Swiss Alps suggests diverse mountain habitats could act as stepping stones to allow plants to escape into more hospitable hideaways as their usual homes heat up.
Mountain Ranges Can Act As Conservation Safe Havens in a Warming World
Environment  (tags: mountains, range, extinction, conservation, global warming, protection, ecosystems )

Simone
- 1659 days ago - treehugger.com
While there have been some pretty dire reports about the extinction of plants and animals due to global warming, there has also been some interesting and encouraging research about how species may be able survive in certain places.
Glaciers Help High-Latitude Mountains Grow Taller
Environment  (tags: Glacier, high-latitude, mountains, earth, growth )

Nancy
- 1715 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion, according to a University of Arizona-led research team.
Snow Will Soon Disappear From Mount Kilimanjaro
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, snow, mountains, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 2028 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Despite the fact that Mount Kilimanjaro is located in one of the world's warmer climates, like any other mountain with such high altitude, it has snowy peaks and glaciers that add interest to climbers, (although it doesn't do much for the wildlife on
Sign Petition: Court Ruling Threatens Appalachia's Ecosystem!
Environment  (tags: obama, government, Appalachia, mountains, strip mining, pollution, streams, forests, wildlife, floods, poison, water )

Tom
- 2271 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On February 13 federal judges said the Clean Water Act won't protect Appalachian streams from strip mining permits in this ancient mountain range. These permits will destroy 432 valleys and 213 miles of streams in Kentucky and West Virginia alone!
Beautiful Landscapes of Canada
Environment  (tags: canada, discover, landscape, mountains, natural, nature )

Milan
- 2344 days ago - allpics4u.com
Canada is located in North America and stretches all the way from the Atlantic to the Pacific, being made up of ten Provinces and three Territories.
   

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