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Is This Moth Beating Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, insects, moths, evolve )

Laura
- 18 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Finnish and U.S. scientists have an unsolved puzzle: good news when they expected bad news. They have invested 32 years studying the forest moths of Finnish Lapland to measure the effect of climate change--and at face value, there doesn't seem ...
Plastic Bag Bans Spread Across U.S.
Environment  (tags: plastic bag bans, reusable bags, plastic pollution, litter )

Laura
- 21 hours ago - ecowatch.com
In landfills and waterways, plastic is persistent, lasting for hundreds of years, breaking into smaller pieces and leaching out chemical components as it ages, but never fully disappearing. Animals that confuse plastic bags with food can end up ...
Japan Declares They Will Defy International Court Ruling and Continue Whaling
Animals  (tags: whales, whale hunting, japan, whaling, minke whales )

Laura
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
This news comes just weeks after this year's Antarctic whale hunt was cancelled, following a March ruling by the UN's International Court of Justice that it was illegal. That ruling clearly confirmed that so-called "scientific research" whaling in the ..
PETITION - Tell Barclays To Stop Financing Mountaintop Removal
World  (tags: news )

David
- 5 days ago - act.ran.org
Leading global banks are ending financing relationships with mountaintop removal coal producers. But Barclays, the British banking giant, poured $550 million dollars into the horrific practice in 2013..
Simple Living With Kids: Instead of Malls, Be in Nature
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, environment, slow movement )

Murielle
- 5 days ago - greenfudge.org
Ah, I wish I could be a child again... life was easier back then!" Do you also feel like this? It is said that if we want to learn about simple living, we should learn it from kids.
Labradors Trained to Detect Illegally Trafficked Wildlife Products
Animals  (tags: dogs, laborador, wildlife trafficking, illegal wildlife trade )

Laura
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
Wildlife detector dogs are trained to discover endangered wildlife products that are hidden during transportation--for example concealed in passengers' baggage or inside postal packages. Dogs can fairly easily be trained ...
New Report Reveals Two-Thirds of European Honeybee Pollen Contaminated By Dozens of Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bees, honeybees, pollen, pollinators, pesticides )

Laura
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
More than two-thirds of the pollen that honeybees collect from European fields is contaminated by a cocktail of up to 17 different toxic pesticides. These are the shocking findings ...
Tree-Sitter Opts for Jail Time to Highlight Injustice of Tar Sands Industry
Society & Culture  (tags: free speech, peaceful protest, civil disobedience, tree-sitter, tar sands )

Laura
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
Jessica Clark, Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands tree sitter, plead guilty to criminal trespass in a La Porte County courthouse yesterday and was sentenced to 26 days in prison for blocking construction of Enbridge's Line 6B tar sands pipeline ...
 
 
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