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Why Pandemics Are Our Own Damn Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, food, environment, food, health, medicine, pandemics, science, travel, water )

Julie
- 82 days ago - thetyee.ca
A new book explains how clear-cutting forests, using rivers as sewers, world travel, food choices and misuse of medical advances leads to pandemics.
Over Half World's Population in Severe Water Scarcity, Study
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, ecosystems, population, science, water )

Julie
- 133 days ago - theweathernetwork.com
Scientists say two-thirds of the global population, about 4 billion people, live with severe water scarcity for at least one month during the year. Meanwhile, half a billion on Earth experience this all year round.
Can a Dry Country Like Israel Quench the World^s Thirst?
Science & Tech  (tags: water, climate, environment, health, science, world )

Penny
- 182 days ago - forward.com
Israel diversifies the sources of its water: Natural water is pumped from the Sea of Galilee and aquifers; rainwater is captured and reused; rain clouds are seeded; sewage is treated; deep wells are dug to retrieve brackish water (salty freshwater);
New US Space Mining Law to Spark Interplanetary Gold Rush
Science & Tech  (tags: space, space mining, minerals, water, asteroids, moon, extraterrestrial gold rush, investors, Barack Obama, US Comm Space Launch Competitiveness Act )

Judy
- 198 days ago - phys.org
In a first, President Barack Obama signed legislation at the end of November that allows commercial extraction of minerals and other materials, including water, from asteroids and the moon.
Healthy, Clean, Safe, Fair & Affordable Water for Everyone!
Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, society, humans, water, conservation, protection, weather, oceans, ecosystems, technology )

Julie
- 212 days ago - sierra.force.com
Healthy, clean, safe, fair & affordable water for everyone!
In a Rapidly Warming World, More Rain Can Mean Less Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Columbia University, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, humans, interesting, news, Potsdam Institute, science, snow packs, water )

Kayleen
- 223 days ago - csmonitor.com
Researchers warn that water managers around the globe must prepare for a world where vital snow reservoirs no longer exist, such as the Rocky Mountains, leading to a total water scarcity, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Portland Installs Turbines in Their City Water Pipes, Powers City By Flushing Toilets
Science & Tech  (tags: portland, turbines, city water pipes, flushing toilets, water, energy costs, concept, design, environment )

Lone
- 245 days ago - minds.com
The turbines work where water is flowing downhill, and are already recouping some of the energy cost i
Water Report: Without Regulations, Canada Is a Fish Out of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, deregulation, environment, Harper, water )

Julie
- 268 days ago - canadians.org
Blue Betrayal looks at the damage created by the deregulation and privatization of our water resources and the accelerated decline of water protection under the Harper government.
More Fatal Earthquakes to Come, Geologists Warn
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, earthquakes, extreme weather, tsunamis, volcanoes, water )

Julie
- 276 days ago - newsweek.com
Scientists predict the ebb and flow of rain and melting and shifting ice will put pressure on the Earth's grinding plates, which will lead to more earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes.
Save Whales and Dolphins From Cruel Captivity
Science & Tech  (tags: endangered, whales, ethics, protection, animalwelfare, conservation, ecosystems, globalwarming, humans, water, scientists )

Julie
- 293 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Save whales and dolphins from cruel captivity!
NASA Says Three Feet of Sea Level Rise Is Unavoidable
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, world, water, weather, research, climate, environment )

ELIZABETH
- 300 days ago - takepart.com
Scientists say coastal cities around the world are all but certain to face catastrophic flooding in the coming decades.
EPA Must Get Serious About Protecting Bees From Toxic Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, GoodNews, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, research, forests )

Ruth
- 302 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides."Bee numbers continue to decline..Within just the last year more than 42 percent of managed honeybee colonies'
How NASA Can Save Us Billions of Gallons of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: water, droughts, snow, California, solutions )

Freya
- 365 days ago - takepart.com
A $1.5 million machine, a small aircraft, and a bunch of ex-ski bums traipsing about in the woods could be the key to a well-irrigated future.
Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Stop NestléâEUR(TM)s Illegal Water Extraction PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: water, protection, nature, humans, government, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, conservation, society, safety, sadness, rights, law, interesting, ethics, environment, dishonesty, culture, crime, business, corporate, dishonesty, finance, lies )

Robert
- 436 days ago - act.credoaction.com
This is unbelievable. An investigation by the Desert Sun newspaper has revealed that the Nestlé corporation has been illegally pumping water out of a Southern California national forest for its bottled water with a permit that expired 27 years ago.
 

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