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California's Water Crisis Is Coming Soon to the Rest of America
Environment  (tags: droughts, water shortages, conservation, USA, United States, America )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - msn.com
As drought, flooding, and climate change restrict America's water supply, demands from population growth and energy production look set to increase, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Wedge of Warm Seawater Known as 'the Blob' Blamed for Marine Havoc
Environment  (tags: water, ocean, Pacific, catastrophes )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - msn.com
It's called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.
5 Ways It's Become a Crime to Be Poor in America, Punishable By Further Impoverishment
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, crime, injustice, jails, prisons, punishment )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
The criminalization of AmericaâEUR(TM)s poor has been quietly gaining steam for years, but a recent study, "The Poor Get Prison," co-authored by Karen Dolan and Jodi L. Carr, reveals the startling extent to which American municipalities are fining...
Nepal Earthquake: Death Toll Rises Above 3,000
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, Earthquake, Death toll, Nepal )

Ray
- 52 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
At least 3,218 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials.
US Ambassador Feels Shame Anger Over Cambodia Pullout 40 Years Later
World  (tags: Cambodia, Vietnam, Sirik Matak, John Gunther Dean, Ambassador, secret bombing campaign, genocide, Khmer Rouge )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - usnews.com
He is highly critical of Americas violation of Cambodian neutrality by armed incursions from neighboring Vietnam and a secret bombing campaign in the early 1970s which killed thousands of civilians and radicalized, he believes, the Khmer Rouge.
5 Technologies That Are Helping Save the Oceans
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, cleaning, robots, exploration, sea life, fish, conservation )

Freya
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Plastic pollution, overfishing and climate change are all taking an enormous toll on the planet's life-support system. The oceans are acidifying, sea levels are rising, and coral reefs are dying. But it's not all doom and gloom.
The Great Unraveling of Globalization
World  (tags: business, corporations, globalization, employment, jobs, economics )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - msn.com
In late 2013, Cisco chief executive John Chambers used a portentous phrase while telling analysts that sales in emerging markets were spiraling downward, forcing the networking equipment company to cut its three- to five-year revenue growth target.
Watch a Cruise Ship Pollute as Much as 13 Million Cars - in One Day
Environment  (tags: oceans, cruise ships, pollution, destruction, videos )

Freya
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
The cruise industry markets its ocean voyages as a chance for vacationers to "return to the sea" and forget their troubles onshore. But keeping 5,000 people afloat, fat, and happy comes with hidden environmental costs.
Tell Science Museums to Kick David Koch Off of Their Boards
Society & Culture  (tags: museums, David Koch, science, climate change denial, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
The Smithsonian is allowing climate denial mega-funder David Koch to co-opt the science presented in its museums.
Lean Year for New England Cod Ahead as Shutdown Looms
Animals  (tags: fishing, cod, New England, food, seafood, conservation )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - msn.com
Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America's colonial past: New England cod.
 
 
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