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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
- 8 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
- 15 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."
Will Normalized Relations With Cuba Help Restore Florida's Coral Reefs?
Environment  (tags: coral reeefs, better US-Cuban relations, science, restoration, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, protection )

Cal
- 34 days ago - ecowatch.com
Scientists have already forged strong international connections to study Cuba's rich marine environments. By removing some of the barriers to their work, we may end up learning some lessons about how to restore coral reefs here in the U.S.
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
- 35 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
- 36 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
- 37 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
Remove Waste From Our Oceans.OUR OCEANS ARE OUR LIFEBLOOD.SAVE THEM
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, globalwarming, pollution, protection, research, science, water )

Rose ann
- 38 days ago - forcechange.com
arbage patches are what scientists have named the gigantic patches of garbage floating in our oceans. The patches are made through our ocean's currents, corralling plastic debris, timbers, beams, and other trash into a buffet of plastic debris.IT'S SAD!!
Fracking Linked to Miscarriages, Birth Defects and Infertility
Environment  (tags: environment, healthconditions, fracking, frack is whack, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, politics, science )

Cal
- 47 days ago - alternet.org
Children and developing fetuses are especially vulnerable to environmental problems caused by fracking.
What Happened to the Oil From the Deepwater Horizon Disaster? -
Environment  (tags: Deepwater Horizon, residual oil, oil spill, research, science, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 61 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Scientists had hoped much of the oil trapped in the water would eventually disperse so bacteria could break it down. -
Landmark 20-Year Study Finds Pesticides Linked to Depression In Farmers
Environment  (tags: Food, depression, Farmers, health, mental health, NIH, Science, studies )

Judy
- 79 days ago - modernfarmer.com
A landmark study indicates that seven pesticides, some widely used, may be causing clinical depression in farmers. Will the government step in and start regulating these chemical tools?
Already Close to Extinction, Last Male White Rhino Capable of Breeding Dies in Kenya
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, white rhinos, poachers, world, Africa, Chinese medicine, protection, wildlife, science )

Carrie
- 98 days ago - rawstory.com
One of the last northern white rhinos on the planet has died in a reserve in Kenya, leaving the sub-species on the verge of extinction, experts said Saturday. The male, called Suni, "was probably the last male capable of breeding", according to...
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 144 days ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
Pennsylvania Finally Reveals 243 Cases Of Drinking Water Contamination By Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Facking Wastes, drinking water contamination, destruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water )

Betsy
- 146 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. Wells in 22 counties effected. Some "accidents" poisoned more than one well, some water "undrinkable".
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 151 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 151 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
 

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