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Large Volcanic Eruptions May Have Changed Climate and Altered Human History
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, society, investigation, climate-change, climate, pollution, volcanoes, science, discovery, ancient )

Michael
- 18 days ago - iflscience.com
Volcanic eruptions have been known to affect the Earth's climate, but scientists have found it difficult to quantify by just how much.
~ Virgin Earth Challenge ~
Science & Tech  (tags: Virgin, Earth, challenge, Contest, Reward offered, humans, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, CO2emissions, destruction, environment, globalwarming, nature, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, endangered, animals, research, study, science )

Mari
- 57 days ago - virginearth.com
$25 Million prize for a system for REMOVING GREENHOUSE GASES FROM THE ATMOSPHERE in order to stop Global warming.
20-Year-Old To Launch World's First Ocean Cleaning System In 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: science, oceans, plastic, plastic pollution, pollution, NewTechnology, environment, technology, garbage patch )

Michael
- 58 days ago - iflscience.com
An estimated 300 million tons of plastic are produced and thrown away every year. Given that the stuff doesn't break down easily over time, this is extremely bad news for the environments in which it accumulates.
Stop Illegal and Unsustainable Overfishing
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world, abuse, crime, dishonesty, ethics, health, l )

Marco
- 61 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Chinese companies are fishing illegally in West African waters, according to a study recently released by Greenpeace. According to the report, the number of Chinese fishing boats in African waters has risen dramatically in past decades, with nearly ...
Scientists: Earth Endangered By New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE
Science & Tech  (tags: Humor, Satire, news, science, research, investigation, discovery, humans, scientists, world, safety, interesting, environment, climate-change, global warming, pollution )

CarrieEye
- 79 days ago - newyorker.com
(The Borowitz Report) ~ Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.
We Should Be Outraged By Europe Slaughtering Sea Life in the Name of 'Science'
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, government, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, corporate, ethics, environment, research, investigation, news, safet )

Marco
- 169 days ago - msn.com
Fishing in Europe with poisons, explosives and electricity is banned. But the commission has gradually been rescinding the ban on using electricity. It began with one or two boats, then in 2010, after ferocious lobbying by the government of (continued...)
Convene a Congressional Hearing on Aerosol Geoengineering in US - Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: US, Weather, Climate Change, Geoengineering, Toxic Metals, Pollution, Health risks, Environment, Society, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 185 days ago - forcechange.com
The US Air Force and Navy are experimenting with high-altitude spraying of various heavy metals to precipitate clouds without public consent. These toxic metals end up in the air, soil and water creating health risks and environmental damage.
Sylvia Earle, Undersea Explorer & Marine Biologist, Using Technology To Understand The Oceans   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Sylvia Earle, Ocean Life, deep water horizon, pollution, over fishing, fish, marine life, whales, animals, ecosystems, habitat, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Fiona
- 306 days ago - youtube.com
Sylvia Earle, marine biologist & spokesperson for the ocean, was the first person to be awarded the Time Magazine "Hero For The Planet" Award in 1998.
New Formula Could Cut Pollution From Concrete
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, investigation, environment, NewTechnology, formula, pollution, concrete, global warming, eco-friendly )

Darren
- 306 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The new concrete would contribute less to global warming and be stronger
Greenhouse Gas Levels Rising at Fastest Rate Since 1984
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2emissions, WMO, atmosphere, climate-change, environment, pollution, weather, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, destruction, nature, science )

Ray
- 324 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.
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
- 345 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
- 346 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
- 444 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
- 472 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.
 

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