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Study Links Bee-Killing Pesticides to Decline in Bird Populations
Environment  (tags: wildlife, birds, pesticides, neonicotinoids, bee-killing pesticides )

Laura
- 41 days ago - ecowatch.com
In addition to previous research on the direct impacts of pesticides on pollinators and other beneficials, a recent study published by Dutch scientists establishes an additional indirect link between neonicotinoid use and insect-eating birds. The report
As Honeybees Die Off, First Inventory of Wild Bees Is Under Way
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, discovery, environment, humans, research, science, society, study, world )

Lone
- 41 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"I'm looking deeply into [their] eyes to see what they reveal," said Droege. "I'm looking for species in potential trouble, gathering information on their status before they're designated an endangered species."
L'Oreal: Terminate Modelling Contract With Avid Huntress Axelle Despiegelaere! PETITION
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, protection, endangered, hunting )

Carmen
- 40 days ago - yousign.org
L'Oreal just offered a contract to Axelle Despiegelaere, who turns out to be an avid huntress. On her FB profile, she poses with a riffle alongside the dead animals in Africa. How is L'Oreal committed to improving animal welfare? Sign and Share now!
Rupture of Aging Tar Sands Pipeline Beneath Great Lakes Would Devastate People, Planet and Economy
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, the great lakes, oil spill, pipelines )

Laura
- 41 days ago - ecowatch.com
Because the strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac reverse direction every few days, a rupture of the oil pipeline beneath the channel would quickly contaminate shorelines miles away in both lakes Michigan and Huron. Oil from a hypothetical pipeline..
Company Seeks Barge Dock Permit for Shipping Fracking Wastewater
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, frack waste, frack waste transport, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, water, habitat, government )

Cal
- 41 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ohioans are shocked to stumble on a new proposal by GreenHunter, a Texas-based fracking wastewater company, to build a barge off-loading facility on the Ohio River in Meigs County. Barging of liquid frack waste has not been approved by the U.S. Coast Guar
Polar Vortex Inbound to US East Coast, Midwest
World  (tags: Polar Vortex Inbound to US East Coast, Midwest )

Red
- 41 days ago - cbsnews.com
Forecasters say the U.S. could see some extreme weather next week - thanks to "a giant trough in the jet stream" expected to dip down from Canada A lot of stormy weather possibly severe Monday and Tuesday in particular, with a heavy rain threat
Is Seaweed the New Kale?
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, superfood, seaweed, Omega-3 fatty acids )

Laura
- 41 days ago - ecowatch.com
Seaweed is naturally high in many vitamins and anti-oxidants and rich in magnesium, calcium and iron. It has iodine and omega 3's in spades. In fact, it's one of the most nutritious things you can eat. Recent studies show that it even helps with weight...
Cherished Redwood Region Threatened By Nickel Mines | EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 42 days ago - ecowatch.com
The redwoods definately need our help.
Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides Challenged in Court | EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 42 days ago - ecowatch.com
We must continue the fight.
Palm Oil Deforestation and Illegal Trading Continue Pushing Sumatran Elephants Toward Extinction | EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 42 days ago - ecowatch.com
Please continue in the fight to save these magnificent creatures.
 
 
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