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International Lawyers' Group Calls for International Court on the Environment
Environment  (tags: world, protection, climat elaws, climate court, study, report, environment, ecosystems, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - thestar.com
n a landmark report, the International Bar Association, says climate laws are inadequate to protect people and an international body to deal with climate change disputes is needed.
Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 14 days ago - motherjones.com
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
Study: Pipeline Would Result In More Global Warming Pollution
Environment  (tags: XL PIpeline, pollution, study, environment )

Cal
- 43 days ago - wowt.com
A new study published Sunday by the journal Nature Climate Change concludes the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated this year.
Ecologists Are Underestimating the Impacts of Rainforest Logging
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, destruction, environment, deforestation, study, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 52 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Ecologists may be underestimating the impact of logging in old-growth tropical forests by failing to account for subtleties in how different animal groups respond to the intensity of timber extraction
Fracking Waste Puts Americans' Drinking Water at Risk
Environment  (tags: study, fracking wastewarrter, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, official research, environment, destruction, water, healthconditions, humans, protection, pollution, politics, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 54 days ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program.
Alarming Data on Arctic Ice Loss
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, ARctic ice loss, study, environment, science, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 125 days ago - enn.com
The Antarctic ice sheet has lost ice twice as quickly in the past three years as when it was last surveyed between 2005 and 2010, say scientists.
Rising CO2 Could Threaten Human Nutrition
Environment  (tags: ntrition, climat change, study, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, pollution, climate )

Cal
- 134 days ago - abc.net.au
Increased carbon dioxide levels could cause a global drop in nutrients in rice, wheat and soy, a new study has found.
Loss of Wildlife and Deforestation Can Increase Human Disease
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, defrestation, study, Study., ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, humans, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, trees, forests, animals )

Cal
- 135 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Now, for the first time, researchers have found that deforestation may also lead to a heightened risk of human disease
U.N.: We Can Save World's Forests at a Fraction of Cost of Fossil Fuels Subsidies
Environment  (tags: politics, green, government, environment, study, UN, deforestation, destruction, ecosystems, trees, habitatdestruction, habitat, world )

Cal
- 183 days ago - news.mongabay.com
nvesting $30 billion a year in forest conservation -- less than seven percent of the $480 billion spent annually on fossil fuels subsidies -- could help stop deforestation while accelerating a transition toward a greener global economy
Study Finds Industry Underreporting of Oil Sands Pollutants .Com/2014
Environment  (tags: tar sands, study, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 196 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A new study has found that certain types of chemical pollutants emitted by Canada's oil sands tailing ponds have gone underreported for years.
Sharp Jump in Deforestation When Amazon Parks Lose Protected Status
Environment  (tags: deforestation MAazon, study, environment, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 204 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Areas that have had their protected status removed or reduced have experienced a sharp increase in forest loss thereafter, finds a new study
Report Exposes Social Costs of Fracking on Rural America
Environment  (tags: social costs, frack is whack, fracking, social costs of fracking, study, pollution, nature, humans, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 363 days ago - ecowatch.com
What's it like living in a small town that's gone from rust belt farmland to fracking boomtown?
Insecticide Alters Honey Bee Genes
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, nature, insecticides, killing, bees, weakening, study )

Giana
- 444 days ago - news.discovery.com
Once upon a time all honey bees had to worry about were silly old bears. Now there may be some hard evidence that a new kind of insecticides called neonicotinoids could be weakening and killing bees.
Sea Turtle Baby Boom Breaks Records
Environment  (tags: study, science, scientists, society, research, news, interesting, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, society, habitat, humans, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, environment, nature, oceans, wildlife, world, water, science, research, healthconditions, hab )

Britt
- 957 days ago - news.discovery.com
More than a million green turtle eggs were laid last year on one of the Turtle Islands in the Philippines, breaking at least three records since recording of nesting there started in 1984, according to Conservation International
Climate Changes Faster Than Species Can Adapt
Environment  (tags: species, climate-change, global-warming, nature, wildlife, world, CO2-emissions, endangered, Anima-lWelfare, environment, extinction, study, research, science, animals )

PinkMindy
- 1013 days ago - terradaily.com
Study finds: Earth climate through 2100 will be changing 100+ times faster than the normal rate at which global species can adapt to survive.
 

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