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The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

Julie
- 12 days ago - theecologist.org
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
Student Develops Inexpensive Solar Lens To Purify Polluted Water
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, water, pollution, disease, Purification, Gizmos, environment, safety )

Michael
- 13 days ago - iflscience.com
Deshawn Henry, a Civil Engineering sophomore at the University of Buffalo, spent his summer developing a solar lens using inexpensive supplies from a hardware store that can clean 99.9% of pathogens in a liter of water in about an hour.
Connecting the Head and the Heart: Taking Action on Ocean Acidification
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, endangered, ocean acidification, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, protection, nature, politics, water, wildlife, world, destruction, scientists, research, investigation, interesting )

Kelly
- 111 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
Even though ocean acidification is a pretty young issue, scientists and journalists already have developed two distinct storylines about it. Scientists start with the details and describe the impacts of ocean acidification last.
URENT~URGENT ENDS APRIL 15 Action Alert: Navy's Proposed Action Deadly To Resident Orcas
Science & Tech  (tags: comment period closes on April 15, URGENT, increased underwater charges and mines, pier-side testing and maintenance, pollution, protection, politics, oceans, wildlife, water, government, environment, endangered, conservation, ecosystems, nature, destruct )

Kelly
- 139 days ago - championsforcetaceans.com
The comment period closes on April 15 for the Navy's Proposed Actions in the Puget Sound. The Navy plans to add pier-side testing and maintenance, increased sonar practicing, and increased underwater charges and mines.
SOS EPA: IT IS TIME TO STAND UP TO KEYSTONE XL PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: EPA, Keystone XL Pipeline, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, energy, destruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, politics, environment, health, humans, interesting, investigatio )

Robert
- 147 days ago - other98.com
Tar Sands Oil from Canada is so carbon-intensive that NASA climate scientist James Hansen has said that extracting all of it would be Game Over" for the climate ― and the KXL pipeline will largely determine whether or not that happens.
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
- 263 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
- 267 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
- 275 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
- 341 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
- 350 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
Science & Tech  (tags: Until March, victory, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, wildlife, pollution, protection, nature, oceans, GoodNews, treatment, research, protection, prevention, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, ani )

Kelly
- 365 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
- 371 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
- 388 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
- 391 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.
 

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