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Take Action & Video:Tell Congress: Protect Us From Fracking!
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, humans, protection, research, risks, safety, science, study, treatment, warning, prevention, children, family, pollution, environment, water, technology, energy, discovery, science, research )

JL
- 126 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Martin Sheen's Breakthroughs documentary program worked with Environment America this fall to produce a new expose on fracking that is now rolling out to public television stations in all 50 states, with the potential to reach 60 million households
Video:Leon Panetta on the World's Oceans
Science & Tech  (tags: oceans, pollution, protection, nature, research, science, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, green, environment, destruction, conservation, CO2emissions, discovery, study, scientists, animals )

JL
- 130 days ago - pewenvironment.org
After representing coastal California in Congress and serving as director of the Office of Management and Budget and as White House chief of staff, Leon Panetta chaired the Pew Oceans Commission, which issued its recommendations a decade ago.
'Cinderella' Gas a Threat to Climate and Ozone Layer
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, destruction, environment, protection, pollution, world, healthconditions, greenhousegases, discovery, investigation, research, safety, science, study, scientists, news )

JL
- 139 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It says that thanks to farming and human activities, levels of the gas could double by 2050. If this happens, it could reverse gains made to slow the thinning of the ozone layer and exacerbate global warming.
New York Times Criticizes Canadian Government's Alleged Muzzling of Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Harper, Canada, muzzling, silence, Oliver, tar sands, oil sands, environment, pollution, Alberta )

Michael
- 205 days ago - o.canada.com
The New York Times editorial board is taking the Canadian government to task for allegedly silencing publicly funded scientists, a strategy the Times says is designed to ensure tar sands production proceeds quietly.
Carbon Inequality: Just One Percent Of U.S. Power Plants Produce 12 Percent Of U.S. Carbon Emissions
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, US, power plants, coal, carbon emissions, pollution, #climatechanged, climate, regulations )

Brian
- 214 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Inequality isn't just a matter of income: it plays out in carbon pollution as well. It turns out a mere one percent of U.S. power plants account for over 12 percent of all U.S. carbon emissions -- and for about 30 percent of U.S. power sector emissions.
VICTORY Oceana Victory -- Decision on Atlantic Seismic Testing Is Delayed VICTORY
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Kelly
- 229 days ago - oceana.org
It's not often that a government delay is cause for celebration, but this time the oceans caught a break. After campaigning by Oceana and our allies, the Department of the Interior decided to postpone their decision on whether to allow seismic airgun use
VICTORY CEO Note: Oceana Victory -- Decision on Atlantic Seismic Testing Is Delayed VICTORY
Science & Tech  (tags: Seismic Testing, Oceana, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, GoodNews, nature, oceans, pollution, wildlife, water, research, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, sadness, rescued, wildlife )

Kelly
- 234 days ago - oceana.org
It's not often that a government delay is cause for celebration, but this time the oceans caught a break. After campaigning by Oceana and our allies, the Department of the Interior decided to postpone their decision on whether to allow seismic airgun
Video:Gulf Sperm Whales Are the Most Polluted in the World
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, oceans, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, water, habitat, research, safety, science, scientists, world, discovery )

JL
- 251 days ago - weartv.com
A report out Monday found that samples taken from Gulf sperm whales contain higher levels of lead and nickel contamination than in any other population from around the world. Dr. Iain Kerr suspects that BP's oil drilling disaster is to blame for the reco
Video:U.S. Oil and Gas Pipelines Are Dangerous and Deadly   video
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, humans, healthconditions, water, wildlife, ecosystems, health, ethics )

JL
- 254 days ago - youtube.com
time-lapse video reveals a deeply troubling history of pipelines in the United States: Since 1986, oil and gas pipeline leaks, spills and other incidents have resulted in nearly $7 billion in damages, more than 2,000 injuries, and more than 500 deaths.
Building Stronger Honeybees, With Airports
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, ecosystems, conservation, environment, green, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, endangered )

Marty
- 277 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Beekeepers are using empty public land around Seattle-Tacoma Airport to breed and distribute healthier strains of honeybees.
Pollution in Northern Hemisphere Helped Cause 1980s African Drought
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, discovery, environment, history, interesting, investigation, research, Africa, drought, pollution )

Kathy
- 312 days ago - washington.edu
Decades of drought in central Africa reached their worst point in the 1980s, causing Lake Chad, a shallow lake used to water crops in neighboring countries, to almost dry out completely. The shrinking lake and prolonged drought were initially blamed on
4% of Global Warming Due to Dams, Says New Research
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, greenhousegases, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world, science, nature, research, energy, dis )

JL
- 312 days ago - internationalrivers.org
Large dams may be one of the single most important contributors to global warming, releasing 104 million metric tonnes of methane each year.This estimate was recently published in a peer-reviewed journal by Ivan Lima and colleagues from Brazil's National
Block Copolymers -- A New Path in Organic Photovoltaics WRITTEN BY SANDRA HENDERSON | 03 JUNE 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, greenhousegases, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, radia-active )

Ruth
- 314 days ago - solarnovus.com
'The Rice/Penn State teams are now designing and synthesising new block copolymers for OPVs to optimise performance. "We are also carrying out more optical and electronic measurements to understand how charge separation happens in our materials and....'
 

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