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Cheaper Solar Cells With a New Salt Cadmium Chloride Is Dangerous--and Expensive Aug 19, 2014 |By Joseph Bennington-Castro
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, concept, design, energy, discovery, environment, performance, safety, habitat )

Ruth
- 13 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical....Magnesium chloride is also nontoxic, abundant and costs about 300 times less than cadmium chloride. It can even be applied with a cheap spray coater purchased on the Web.'
Solar Farms Threaten Birds Certain Avian Species Seem to Crash Into Large Solar Power Arrays or Get Burned By the Concentrated R
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection )

Ruth
- 18 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'It was one of 233 birds recovered from the sites of three Californian desert solar power plants as part of a federal investigation. The laboratory's wildlife equivalents of CSI stars concluded that many of the birds had been fatally singed, broken,...'
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 18 hours ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
Demand Punishment for CEO Who Abused Puppy
Animals  (tags: abuse )

James
- 2 minutes ago - animalpetitions.org
The CEO of a catering company was caught on surveillance video abusing an innocent puppy, but no charges have been filed against him. Sign this petition to demand punishment and ensure that he is held responsible for his actions.
Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
"Heat Islands" Cook U.S. Cities Faster Than Ever //Aug 22, 2014 |By Climate Central
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, nature, climate, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitat, protection, trees )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'Single-day urban temperatures in some metro areas in the past 10 years have spiked as much as 27 degrees F higher than the surrounding rural area'
Fidel Castro Compares NATO to Nazis, Lashes Out at US
World  (tags: world, usa, nato, middle-east, Fidel Castro, lashes out )

Rose
- 1 hour ago - news.yahoo.com
Havana (AFP) - Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance's representatives to the Nazi SS.
Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains Aug 18, 2014 |By David Biello
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 9 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'There is a catch though: the coordination of solar company, local utility and homeowner may fail--leaving the homeowner in the lurch.' (Owning your own energy source is the only no-catch system.)
Slaves and Human Trafficking Victims Forced to Work on Cannabis Farms in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, slavery, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 17 hours ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Slaves held in Britain are growing the cannabis that ends up in thousands of joints across the UK. The cultivation of the class B drug by crime gangs in urban homes is being done with the enforced labour of people
 
 
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