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Environment

Bringing Back the Night: A Fight Against Light Pollution
Environment  (tags: pollution, light pollution, wildlife, healthconditions, protection, environment, humans, ecosystems, animals, nature, technology, sustainable, society, green, environment, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 234 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As evidence mounts that excessive use of light is harming wildlife and adversely affecting human health, new initiatives in France and elsewhere are seeking to turn down the lights that flood an ever-growing part of the planet.
KENYA: Floating Plastic, Papyrus Islands May Help Restore Lake Naivasha
Environment  (tags: technology, green, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, protection, nature, GoodNews, government, green, world )

Cal
- 573 days ago - enn.com
Plans are being implemented to plant papyrus on floating plastic islands which will help protect the ecosystem of a prominent water source known as Lake Naivasha in Kenya.
TRYING TO SPOT THE OCEAN'S "PLASTIC SOUP" FROM UP HIGH
Environment  (tags: pollution, wildlife, Sustainabililty, technology, garbage patch, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

Cal
- 676 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Although 3.5 million tons of garbage are floating in the North Pacific, most of it is hard to track down. Could satellites help spot this elusive yet lethal garbage patch?
Greenpeace Gives Amazon.Com F In "How Green Is Your Cloud" Report
Environment  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, interesting, technology, research )

Heather
- 730 days ago - blog.brainhost.com
Greenpeace published its "How Green Is Your Cloud?" report this week, giving Amazon.com a failing grade for not being transparent enough about its cloud infrastructure and its lack of clean energy.
Africa to Generate More E-Waste Than Europe By 2017
Environment  (tags: e-waste, world, pollution, technology, environment, destruction, humans )

Cal
- 765 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Better known as a dumping ground for used electronic goods from developed countries, Africa is set to outstrip Europe in the volumes of e-waste it generates within five years, experts said Thursday.
CLIMATE CHANGE-AFRICA: Farming By Phone
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, ecosystems, technology, agriculture, climate change and agriculture, destruction, environment, weather, globalwarming, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 872 days ago - ipsnews.net
In African pastoralist communities, mobile phones are crucial for alerting communities to droughts and reducing food insecurity.
NASA's NPP Environmental Mission Acquires 1st VIIRS HD Image
Environment  (tags: npp, npoess, viirs, nasa, space, satellite, data, study, environment, climate, climate-change, global-warming, world, news, science, tech, technology, weather, u.s., america, computers, interesting, research )

PinkMindy
- 876 days ago - nasa.gov
Climate Change Study -- This visible infrared high-resolution image is of a swatch of Eastern North America. More intense data is expected to arrive in mid-December.
Navigating Black Friday With Your Android Smartphone
Environment  (tags: technology, gadgets )

Lloyd
- 881 days ago - smartonmoney.com
Black Friday is nearly upon us. It's the one day in the year where you can find outrageous deals on cell phones, clothing, furniture, and just about anything else you'd ever want to buy. The prospect of the busiest shopping day of the year is intimidating
NOAA Annual Greenhouse Gas Index - Updated 2011
Environment  (tags: environment, CO2-emissions, greenhouse-gases, carbon-dioxide, methane, cfc, climate-change, global-warming, noaa, world, interesting, news, report, index, science, tech, technology, humans, study, forests, nature, pollution, research )

PinkMindy
- 890 days ago - esrl.noaa.gov
CO2 emissions still dominate the total radiative forcing of climate change, leading methane CH4, nitrous oxide NO2 and combined CFC release into Earth's upper atmosphere. Including an alarming report of an incredible 29% increase since 1990. See graphs...
Global Climate Change Evidence - Vital Signs Of Our Planet
Environment  (tags: world, climate, weather, climate-change, global-warming, u.s., humans, interesting, science, tech, technology, environment, nasa, co2, destruction, society, health, emissions, energy, oceans, nature, research, conservation )

PinkMindy
- 900 days ago - climate.nasa.gov
New findings are producing a compelling case for rapid climate shifts occurring around the world and as we enter still further into these uncharted environmental conditions, then so shall we too be faced with many uncertain and dangerous ramifications.
Climatequake: Will Climate Change/Global Warming Rock Our Planet???
Environment  (tags: environment, earth, climate, climate-change, global-warming, world, weather, science, tech, scientists, technology, discovery, warning, alert, news, ecosystems, earthquake, volcano, tsunami, interesting, geology, sea-level-rise, glaciers, ice-melt )

PinkMindy
- 927 days ago - newscientist.com
New evidence suggests the Earth's crust will heave and bend as glaciers continue to melt around the world, which in turn could unleash massive earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis crashing upon our land-mass living terrain. -- Must register and validate.
Hothouse Earth
Environment  (tags: environment, global-warming, climate, climate-change, weather, news, interesting, humans, wildlife, animals, eco-systems, world, science, tech, technology, space, carbon, atmosphere, Earth, destruction, endangered, nature, oceans )

PinkMindy
- 937 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
56 million years ago a mysterious surge of carbon entering the atmosphere sent global temperatures soaring and in a geologic eye-blink all life on Earth was forever changed.
Deep Sea Fish In Deep Ocean Trouble!
Environment  (tags: oceans, fish, wildlife, ecosystems, sustainability, environment, science, tech, technology, deep-sea-fishing, scientists, warning, interesting, protection, news, commercial-fishing, activism, nature, world, conservation )

PinkMindy
- 954 days ago - physorg.com
A team of leading marine scientists from around the world are seriously recommending an end to most commercial deep sea fishing, because the world's largest ecosystem is unable to reproduce on human time scales. Deep ocean time can be centuries!
Antarctic Ice Melts In Motion - Map & NASA Animation
Environment  (tags: antarctica, antarctic, south-seas, south-pole, ice-melt, climate-change, global-warming, environment, nasa, science, tech, technology, space, scientists, world, map, animation, news, interesting, oceans, sea-level-rise, climate, nature )

PinkMindy
- 969 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
This new map and animation of current south polar ice-melt in motion provides access and traces a region that has been previously hard to see. Offering a new and powerful tool toward the study of polar dynamics in the south seas!
Brazil to Help African, Asian Countries in Satellite-Based Forest Monitoring
Environment  (tags: forests, science, technology, REDD< protection, world, trees, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, government, habitat )

Cal
- 1231 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil will provide technical assistance to help tropical countries improve their forest monitoring capabilities, according to an official with the South American country's satellite agency.
 

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