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Species Loss, the Migration Hiding in Plain Sight
Environment  (tags: migration of humans, migration of plants and animals, species at risk, ecosystems, environment, climate-change )

- 33 days ago -
The transformation occurring in ecosystems as a result of climate change, as plant and animal species selectively find new habitats, is difficult to fathom or explain to the public. It will be even harder to contain it.

Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, The Big 5, environment, healthconditions, wildlife )

- 71 days ago -
WeâEUR(TM)re looking to the worldâEUR(TM)s five largest emitters of climate-wrecking carbon pollution -- the U.S., the European Union, China, India and Brazil -- to lead this fight against climate chaos.
MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Evil Twin: Disturbing Facts About the Fertilizer Industry
Environment  (tags: Koch Industries, Koch Agronomics, nitrogen fertilizer, ecosystems, environment, water, Atmospheric CO2, GHG )

- 71 days ago -
According to the USDA, the average U.S. nitrogen fertilizer use per year from 1998 to 2007 was 24 billion 661 million pounds. To produce that nitrogen, the manufacturers released at least 6.7 pounds of GHG for every pound produced.
Hey World Leaders, Sign the Paris Agreement ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Environment  (tags: paris climate agreement world, climate-change, globalwarming, CO2emissions )

- 51 days ago -
This past December, representatives from 195 countries reached a landmark global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The only problem: these heads of state haven't sent in their RSVPs.
DonâEUR(TM)t Dump JapanâEUR(TM)s Radioactive Waste in U.S. ACTION
Environment  (tags: health risks, dumping plutonium, Japan's wast, Savannah River Site, nuclear toxins )

- 74 days ago -
The decision to send 730 pounds of plutonium to the Savannah River Site on the border of South Carolina and Georgia was announced ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit. ThatâEUR(TM)s enough plutonium for more than 40 nuclear weapons, and the material is highly-
New York CityâEUR(TM)s Nuclear Power Plant Leaking âEUR~Uncontrollable Radioactive FlowâEUR(TM) Into Hudson River
Environment  (tags: Indian Point, radia-active, ecosystems, NY, nuclear plant )

- 118 days ago -
This isnâEUR(TM)t the first problem at the plant, though. Power failures, fires and an alarm failure have all plagued the site in the past year.
Stand Up To China ACTION
Environment  (tags: Canadian Coast, Chinese purchase, Trudeau, oil companies, pipeline, ecosystems, environment )

- 138 days ago -
We need to say loud and clear: the Canadian coast is not for sale. If enough voters reject ChinaâEUR(TM)s demands, Trudeau can tell the Bay Street lawyers and oil lobbyists to back off âEUR" and help us Stand Up To China. (US zip worked, others may also)
Former Rep. David Hobson: Not Cutting MOX Is My "Biggest Regret"
Environment  (tags: $25 billion- $114 billion, unfinished Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication , David Hobson, South Carolina, Department of Energy )

- 138 days ago -
Beyond the exorbitant price tag, the MOX facility also suffers from alarming safety and security problems, according to watchdog groups like the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) and Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Oklahoma Hit With 70 Quakes in a Week
Environment  (tags: drilling byproducts and wastewater, Oklahoma, fracking, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

- 174 days ago -
Earthquakes have been linked to oil and gas activity for more than five decades, but in recent years the rate of tremors has shot up across the United States in areas where drilling and waste from the production occur...
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