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Discarded Cell Phones to Help Fight Rainforest Poachers, Loggers in Real-Time
Environment  (tags: technology, deforestation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, protection, ecosystems, environment, forests, conservation, trees, world )

Cal
- 36 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A technology that uses discarded mobile phones to create a real-time alert system against logging and poaching will soon be deployed in the endangered rainforests of Central Africa.
Meet the 19-Year-Old With a 10-Year Plan to Clean Half the Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: Sustainabililty, pollution, technology, activism, environment, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, green, protection, oceans, world )

Cal
- 50 days ago - ecowatch.com
Boyan Slat is the president and founder of the Ocean Cleanup and creator of a technology he says can clean half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in a decade
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
- 337 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
- 676 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
- 779 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
- 834 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
- 868 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
- 975 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
- 979 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
- 984 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
- 993 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
- 1003 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
- 1030 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
- 1040 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
- 1057 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!
 

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