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Plastic Bag Bans Spread Across U.S.
Environment  (tags: plastic bag bans, reusable bags, plastic pollution, litter )

Laura
- 4 hours ago - ecowatch.com
In landfills and waterways, plastic is persistent, lasting for hundreds of years, breaking into smaller pieces and leaching out chemical components as it ages, but never fully disappearing. Animals that confuse plastic bags with food can end up ...
Volcanic Island "Cannibalizes" Its Neighbor "Pac-Man" Style
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, oceans )

Frans
- 4 hours ago - industrytap.com
While Chinese and Japanese politicians, military leaders and "scholars" continue their "spitting contest" over the "Diaoyo Islands" or "Senkaku Islands," depending on your point of view, a much more interesting phenomenon is occurring in the "Pacific ...
Advancing Maternal Age Linked to Increased Risk of Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: Autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, risk factors, paternal age, absolute risk )

Deb
- 4 hours ago - allvoices.com
A recent study finds that advancing parental age increases risk of offspring autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and is more strongly linked with ASD and intellectual disability.
Touch-Sensitive Prosthetics One Step Closer to Reality
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 3 hours ago - industrytap.com
The research, development and design behind prosthetic limbs has become more and more astonishing since the turn of the century as researchers have sought a way to make prosthesis much more intuitive and lifelike. These exciting new innovations ...
Blue-Footed Boobies Have Stopped Breeding -- But Why?
Animals  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, weather, water, Sustainabililty, science, research, oceans, protection, wildlife, conservation )

John
- 3 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
One of the most delightful bird species of the Galápagos has almost completely stopped breeding there.
Propaganda Alert: US and UN Object to the Holding of Presidential Elections in Syria
World  (tags: news )

David
- 1 hour ago - globalresearch.ca
Excerpt from: Highlights of the noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Monday, 21 April 2014. Official website of the United Nations, 21 April 2014
Protect Rare Bird Species From Extinction
Environment  (tags: yellow-billed cuckoo )

Dan
- 2 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Protect the western yellow-billed cuckoo by designating it as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act
Oregon - Don't Ban Kids From Learning By Playing in Nature ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, environment, children, protection )

Cher
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Oregon has strict rules in many of their parks statewide where they do not want children to splash in the ponds, collect leaves, catch bugs and other fun forms of play that kids enjoy.
Big Cats Are Beautiful But This Is Why They Should NEVER Be Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, big cats, pets, protection, suffering, wild animals )

Cher
- 2 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
Don't be deceived by a tiger's or lion's good looks. These big cats (and others) may be beautiful and seem cuddly at first but they are NOT pets.
Is This Moth Beating Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, insects, moths, evolve )

Laura
- 1 hour ago - ecowatch.com
Finnish and U.S. scientists have an unsolved puzzle: good news when they expected bad news. They have invested 32 years studying the forest moths of Finnish Lapland to measure the effect of climate change--and at face value, there doesn't seem ...
 
 
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