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What Are Trees Worth to Cities?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - citylab.com
David Nowak whittles down 30 years of studying the economic value of forests to this advice: If you can only plant one tree, plant it in a city. After all, in an era of overwhelming need for urban infrastructure improvements, trees offer cities some...
Farmers Sue USDA for Appointing Unqualified Individuals to Organics Board
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - naturalsociety.com
The Cornucopia Institute, a public interest group of thousands of organic farmers and consumers, and two of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Secretary Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals have been put in place to determine
10 Animals UC Davis Is Working to Save
Animals  (tags: protection, environment, wildlife, endangered, GoodNews )

Chris
- 9 days ago - ucdavis.edu
Using Science to Save Wildlife Facing Extinction
PETITION Ask Polish President To Veto Proposed Abortion Plan
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, healthcare, safety )

Nicola
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign and share, thanks.
Solar Impulse 2 Lands in California After Pacific Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, interesting, news, NewTechnology, science, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - edition.cnn.com
An experimental plane flying around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in California after a two-and-a-half day flight across the Pacific. Piloted by Swiss explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse 2 touched down ...
Massive Coral Reef Discovered in the Amazon River
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, nature, protection, research, water, world )

Frans
- 9 days ago - edition.cnn.com
The Amazon River, known for its array of wildlife from pink dolphins to flesh-eating piranhas, has revealed a new treasure -- a massive coral reef that stretches for some 600 miles, scientists say.....
Flint Water Crisis: Who's Been Charged, Who Hasn't
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

Frans
- 10 days ago - edition.cnn.com
These are the first targets in a widening criminal investigation of a crisis that began to unfold in spring 2014 when the city opted to switch to the Flint River as a temporary water source ...
5 Grossest Additives You're Eating
Health & Wellness  (tags: L-cysteine, Cellulose, Propylene glycol, Sodium tripolyphosphate, arsenic )

Rosie
- 9 days ago - eatthis.com
L-cysteine: Human hair; duck feathers; > Bagels and bread products. Cellulose: Wood chips. > Shredded cheese. Propylene glycol: Antifreeze; > Light ice cream. Sodium tripolyphosphate: Pesticide > Frozen fish/seafood Arsenic: > Grape/Apple juice.
It Is Possible Hillary Clinton Could Be Better President Than GOP Pick Charles Koch Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservative, Charles Koch, HIllary Clinton, Republican )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Conservative billionaire Charles Koch says it is possible Hillary Clinton could make a better president than the remaining candidates in the GOP primary. It takes a Republican to see another Republican and Clinton is no Progressive Democrat.
 
 
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