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Fears Over Plastic-Eating Coral in Australia's Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, plastic pollution, plastics, oceans, corals, wildlife, world, oceans, pollution, research )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are eating small plastic debris in the ocean, Australian researchers said on Tuesday, raising fears about the impact the indigestible fragments have on their health and other marine life.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Secretary John Kerry to Show Some Love to the Ocean
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, research, activism, activism protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
A brand new report reveals that 10 to 28 billion pounds of plastic end up in the ocean every year. That means there is 10 times more plastic in the ocean than we previously believed
Local Pollutants Compound Threats to Coral Reefs
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, coral reefs, conservation, research, pollution, protection, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 17 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), based in Cape Cod, conducted a study highlighting multiple threats to coral reef ecosystems and also identifying a management strategy that could slow reef decline.
BPs Missing Oil Is Found âEUR" Where ElseâEUR" on the Bottom of the Gulf
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, BP oil spill, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, research )

Cal
- 20 days ago - grist.org
And that oil can cause a lot of problems. Because thereâEUR(TM)s less oxygen deeper in the Gulf, it will take more time to decompose. And the oil can lead to tumors and lesions in sea animals, the researchers found.
Quick, Go Visit the Ocean One Last Time Before It Dies
Environment  (tags: research, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, oceans, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 39 days ago - grist.org
Basically, a study out Thursday in Science looked at the sum total of apocalyptic ocean science to date, and determined that we could very well be on the brink of marine mass extinction
Human Activity Has Pushed Earth Beyond Four of Nine 'Planetary Boundaries', Scientists Warn
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, globalwarming, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainab )

Ben
- 40 days ago - smh.com.au
Humanity is disrupting the health of the earth and the future is grim unless changes are made to stabilise climate, biodiversity and fertiliser distribution says lead researcher ANU Professor Will Steffen.
House Republicans Just Passed a Bill Forbidding Scientists From Advising the EPA on Their Own Research
Environment  (tags: congress, government, science, environment, research, corruption, usa )

Nancy
- 47 days ago - salon.com
"In other words," wrote Union of Concerned Scientists director Andrew A. Rosenberg in an editorial for RollCall, "academic scientists who know the most about a subject can't weigh in, but experts paid by corporations who want to block regulations can."
Alberta Oil Sands Deposits Must Be Left in Ground to Avoid Catastrophic Warming: Study
Environment  (tags: research, environment, ecosystems, tar sands, climate-change, energy )

Cal
- 48 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Alberta oil sands region is high on the list of fossil fuel deposits that must be left underground in order to avoid potentially catastrophic global warming, a new study has found.
Greenland's Ice Loss Now Comes From Surface
Environment  (tags: greenland, glaciers, ice melt, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, oceans, research, water, world )

Lone
- 61 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Greenland's disappearing ice shifted gears in the past decade, switching from shrinking glaciers to surface melting, researchers reported here last week at the American Geophysical Union's annual meeting.
Stop Toxic Mine and Save Wild Salmon.STOP THEM FROM KILLING THE SALMON
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, protection, research, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 66 days ago - forcechange.com
Salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska are threatened by the construction of the Pebble Mine project, an invasive mine that could pollute the wild salmon's ecosystem. As the project plods along in search of approval, we must pressure the EPA to not make concession
San Francisco Aims to Get Drugs Out of Water, If Big Pharma Lets Them.WATER IS THE ESSENTIAL COMMODITY TO LIFE..
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, government, humans, pollution, protection, research, science, water )

Rose ann
- 66 days ago - forcechange.com
Tests of municipal drinking water around the country have turned up an alarmingly high level of pharmaceuticals in recent years. A major source of this contamination stems from unused medications being thrown away by consumers. These unused drugs are âEUR¦.
Save the Polar Bears.HUMANS MUST STOP PLUNDERING THEIR HABITAT FOR PROFITS.
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 68 days ago - forcechange.com
Polar bears are one of the planet's most majestic creatures, yet climate change is threatening to destroy the entire species. As the arctic region warms and the ice melts, polar bears are losing more and more of their habitat each year.STOP ENCROACHING!!!
Save Bats From Extinction.TRAGIC TO LOSE AN IMPORTANT CREATURE OF NATURE..SAVE THE BATS.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, pollution, research, science, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 69 days ago - forcechange.com
A deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has killed off an estimated 5.5. million bats in the United States and Canada. As a result, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has considered listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species
Protect Rare Woodpeckers From Destructive Logging.CAPITALISM IS KILLING OFF THIS SPECIAL SPECIE SAVE THEM!
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, french, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, research, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 70 days ago - forcechange.com
Do not allow black-backed woodpeckers to become extinct in the name of capitalism. The Fish and Wildlife Service should honor its commitment to the animals it is supposed to protect, not give in to the logging industry and their lobbyists who value profit
 

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