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Coho Salmon in Idaho: Back From the Dead
Animals  (tags: Salmon, Coho Salmon, Nez Perce, Tribe, Indigenous People, Dams, Salmon Saved, Restoration, Idaho )

Brian
- 22 hours ago - idahostatesman.com
"It's a fascinating story in Idaho's effort to save and restore salmon, but in this case, the Nez Perce tribe pulled it off. "
So You Think We're Reducing The Use Of Coal? -- Think Again
Environment  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Demand, Energy Consumption, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Natural Gas, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 22 hours ago - forbes.com
"If you think we've been doing a reasonable job of curbing fossil fuel use in our electricity production you are sadly mistaken. While coal use in America and Europe has leveled, growth in coal use worldwide is increasing dramatically."
The Anthropocene Is Here, Whether Geologists Make It Official or Not
Environment  (tags: Anthopocene, Anthropogenic Climate Disruption, Climate Change, Sixth Mass Extinction, Emissions, Sea Level Rise, Declining Wildlife Populations )

Brian
- 22 hours ago - grist.org
"The sixth mass extinction, a remarkable build-up of atmospheric carbon dioxide, rapid sea-level rise, and the halving of the world's wildlife populations -- all human-caused -- prove that the Anthropocene is upon us."
Humans Genetically Engineered To Be Super Intelligent Could Have An IQ Of 1000
Offbeat  (tags: Intelligence, Genetic Engineering, Genetic Modification, Super Intelligence )

Brian
- 7 hours ago - businessinsider.com
"The possibility of super-intelligence follows directly from the genetic basis of intelligence. "
Viewpoint: Turning Old Bombs Into Carbon-Free Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Energy, US, Russia, Agreement, Plutonium, Recycling )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - bizjournals.com
"In 2000, the United States signed an agreement with Russia to eliminate 34 metric tons of plutonium. That is enough fissile material to power 17,000 nuclear weapons."
Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Science, Ideology, Climate Denial, Evolution Denial, Anti-Biotechnology, Politics, Candidates, US, Sliding Backwards, Anti-Vaxxers )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
"A large number of major party contenders for political office this year took antiscience positions against evolution, human-induced climate change, vaccines, stem cell research, and more."
Vote All You Want. The Secret Government Won't Change.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting, Democracy, Election 2014, Oligarchs, Toxic Capitalism, Corporate Agenda, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 6 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
"The people we elect aren't the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University's Michael Glennon."
Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys
Animals  (tags: Monkeys, Macaques, Borneo, Drones, Malaria, Human Interaction, Disease Spread )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - takepart.com
"Scientists hope to learn how disease spreads by studying the interactions of macaques and people on Borneo."
By the Numbers: How Canada's Gun Laws Compare With Ours
World  (tags: Canada, Ottawa, Shootings, Gun Control, US, Comparison )

Brian
- 6 hours ago - takepart.com
"Despite two shootings in Canada, gun violence is rare for our northern neighbors." Be sure to click through to sign the petition accompanying the article.
TAKE ACTION: KEEP Breaking Bad (and Other Adult Collector) Figures On TRU Shelves PLEASE SIGN
Offbeat  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Petition, Breaking Bad, Action Figures, Rated M, Mature, Adult Collectors, Adult Toys, Jesse Pinkman, Walter White, Meth Lab, Toys R Us, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - change.org
"Just like TRU doesn't sell "M" rated video game titles to young kids, they will not sell age-inappropriate toys to kids. PARENTS should be the one dictating what their kids watch, buy, read, play and consume, NOT..." PLEASE SIGN.
 
 
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