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Invertebrate Numbers Nearly Halve as Human Population Doubles
Environment  (tags: Insect decline )

Michael
- 24 minutes ago - terradaily.com
Invertebrate numbers have decreased by 45% on average over a 35 year period in which the human population doubled, reports a study on the impact of humans on declining animal numbers.
Russia Inks Agreement for Floating Nuclear Plants With China
World  (tags: Floating nuclear plants )

Michael
- 30 minutes ago - nuclearpowerdaily.com
A subsidiary of Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said Tuesday it signed an agreement to build floating nuclear power plants with China
At Least 160 Children Died Digging Tunnels for Hamas
Society & Culture  (tags: Child labor, Gaza, tunnels )

David
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
The paper, titled "Gaza's Tunnel Phenomenon...." says that little had been done to stop the phenomenon of child labor during the digging the tunnels by Hamas in Gaza. "At least 160 children have been killed in the tunnels, according to Hamas officials"
'Climate Criminality': Australia OKs Biggest Coal Mine
Environment  (tags: Oz approve big coal mine )

Michael
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
Environmental groups slam decision that will 'dump on' Great Barrier Reef, fuel climate crisis
Dirty Coal Exports Are a 'Global Shell Game'
Environment  (tags: Coal Con Game )

Michael
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
A global shell game on fossil fuels. It makes the U.S. appear to be making more progress on global warming than it actually is, because it shifts some of the pollution and the burden for cleaning it up onto another country's balance sheet.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mega Resort Development Puerto Azul That Will Help to Destroy the Belize Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, proposed resort, protection, nature, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - change.org
Belize is still a developing country but it has gained momentum and acclaim for its reputation on eco-tourism. We can and should continue eco-based growth in a healthy way for this tiny but very beautiful country.
Cigarette Butt Recycling Comes to the Big Easy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, recycling )

Shaheen
- 6 days ago - mnn.com
New Orleans partners with TerraCycle to launch the first large-scale public cigarette butt recycling campaign in the U.S.
Doctors Warn of Super-Toxic GMO Threat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - rodalenews.com
We already know there are lots of health threats related to genetically engineered food, including the extreme rise of pesticides found in the food you eat. But a new GE seed/pesticide combo could make things much worse, potentially causing lifelong, irre
Luxury Apartment Building Will Have Separate Door For Poor Residents
Business  (tags: Housing, New York City, Poverty, Rent )

Judy
- 7 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A luxury condo building on New York City's Upper West Side has gotten clearance from the city to have a separate entrance, or a "poor door," for low-income tenants, according to the New York Post.
 
 
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