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The Biggest Environmental Dispute No One Wants to Talk About
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, fish, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, wildlife )

- 1837 days ago -
A proposed mining operation in a remote area of Alaska could radically alter the lives and livelihood of people in the region.
Can the First Crowdfunded Science Expedition Save Greenland's Ice?
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, nature, politics )

- 1837 days ago -
The Dark Snow Project investigates the link between wildfire soot and glacial melting.
Report: Accidents Likely In Environmentally Fragile Seas
Environment  (tags: Oceans, environnmentally fragile seas, WWF International, report, accidents at sea )

- 1836 days ago -
Many of the world's most accident-prone waters for shipping are also among the most delicate marine ecosystems, according to a study by WWF International.
Victory for Grassroots Activism and Public Safety: San Onofre Nuclear Plant Closure Announced
Environment  (tags: San Onofre Nuclear Plant, San Onofre closed. Southern California E, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), future is renewable, worldwide green energy trend )

- 1839 days ago -
This victory at San Onofre is a falling domino. Had the public not fought back, those reactors would have been "fixed" at public expense.
Gulf Oil Wells Have Been Leaking Since 2004 Hurricane
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, environmental impact, Gulf Oil Spill, media, news, NOAA, Taylor Energy Company )

- 1837 days ago -
Oil has been gushing from a group of wells south of New Orleans since a platform at the site was wiped out by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, and it appears that nothing is being done to staunch or control the leaking.
Largest Tornado on Record: The May 31 El Reno, OK EF-5 Tornado
Environment  (tags: Largest Tornado on Record, environment, climate-change, CO2emissions, science, nws )

- 1842 days ago -
The largest tornado in recorded history was Friday's May 31, 2013 EF-5 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma, the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma announced on Tuesday. The EF-5 re-classification was based upon Doppler radar data
Minnesotans Against Frac Sand Mining Lose In Winona County
Environment  (tags: frac sand, Fracking, Minnesota, Nisbit Mine, silica sand, Winona County )

- 1841 days ago -
In rural Winona County, board members this week approved the county's first frac-sand mine. Those who aren't on board with silica sand mining in Minnesota point to the unknowns. Health concerns related to silica sand mining have not fully been studied.
Nebraskans To Build Solar, Wind Energy Project Blocking Keystone XL Pipeline Route
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL, Keystone XL pipeline, Nebraska farmers, Ogallala Aquifer, tar sands, TransCanada )

- 1841 days ago -
"If President Obama approves Keystone XL, he'll have to tear down these clean and locally produced energy sources to make way for dirty and foreign tar sands," Jane Kleeb of Bold Nebraska told UPI.
A Union In Canada Is Standing Up To Keystone XL Supporters
Environment  (tags: Canada, Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, unions )

- 1841 days ago -
In the U.S., the AFL-CIO supports the KXL, but a prominent Canadian labor union is taking the opposite route, referring to the $7 billion project as a short-sighted employment Band-Aid that could lead to environmental disaster.
A Happy Song About Global Warming âEUR" Jill Soluble : Living Green Magazine
Environment  (tags: off-beat, performance, globalwarming )

- 1839 days ago -
Listen to the lyrics........................
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