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Meet the New Meat: Mark Post at TEDxHaarlem   video
Environment  (tags: animals, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, research, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, pollution, GoodNews, government, habitat, healthconditions, globalwarming, healthconditions, protection, CO2emissions, endangered, ecosystems, fore )

- 25 minutes ago -
A hamburger of grown meat! Oh yes, it is upon us! Until that time professor Mark Post is working on the quality of, so called, test-tube meat. As a Physiology professor at the university of Utrecht and Harvard, tissue engineering is his most important
Company Responsible for Huge Los Angeles Methane Leak Hit With Criminal Charges | VICE News
Environment  (tags: Porter Ranch CA, methane contamination, Greenhouse gas, Natural gas, Los Angeles, climate-change, globalwarming, humans, healthconditions, pollution, environment )

- 3 hours ago -
About bloody time! California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey filed charges this week against the company responsible for a three-month-long natural gas leak
Urge Gilt to Stop Selling All Exotic Skins
Environment  (tags: animalcruelty, ethics, humans, sadness, wildlife, science )

- 7 hours ago -
Whether an elephant or a snake, no animal deserves to be killed for fashion. Tell Gilt to stop selling all exotic skins.
Save the Habitat of 26,000 Humboldt Penguins!
Environment  (tags: Chile, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, penguins, whales, dolphins )

- 7 hours ago -
Chile wants to build two industrial ports in the habitat of the Humboldt penguin, endangering 13,000 breeding pairs of this vulnerable species. Please sign the petition to have it scrapped.
Tell Governor Rick Snyder: Face Up to Poisoning Flint's Families and Children. Testify in Front of Congress.
Environment  (tags: pollution, water pollution )

- 7 hours ago -
Congress held a hearing on Flint's water crisis. Witnesses from Flint brought tainted, brown water and clumps of their hair that fell out because of lead poisoning. It was heartbreaking.
The Chemical Lobby Writes Its Own Law
Environment  (tags: U.S. Senate, Toxic Substances Control Act, TSCA, Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for )

- 8 hours ago -
After forty years of inaction, the U.S. Senate has finally passed a bill to update the Toxic Substances Control Act. Don't get too excited, though. It contains big loopholes, and the chemical industry's fingerprints (and money) are all over it.
Oily Substance Coats Bird Sanctuary, 8 Miles of Potomac River
Environment  (tags: oil spill, 8 miles )

- 9 hours ago -
An unidentified oily substance had coated the Potomac River for at least eight miles as of Friday and left birds covered in the fluid.
TAKE ACTION: Tell USFS To Protect Idaho Wolves!
Environment  (tags: endangered, protection, wildlife, wolves )

- 10 hours ago -
The collaring of these wolves puts their lives, and the lives of entire packs, at risk and must be corrected at once! Please take immediate action to right this horrible and outrageous wrong
Hundreds Feared Injured After Earthquake Hits Southern Taiwan
Environment  (tags: nature, humans, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, Sustainabililty, protection, endangered, world )

- 10 hours ago -
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the city of Tainan, on the southern end of Taiwan, just before 4 a.m. local time Saturday. The shallow quake reportedly caused multiple structures to collapse, including one residential building where it is thought hundred
Bird of the Week: Red-Footed Booby
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

- 10 hours ago -
The name "booby" may come from the Spanish word bobo, meaning 'stupid,' since these birds-having no natural predators on their nesting islands-show no fear of humans. They often roost on boats at sea and appear tame.
Ask Your Senator to Vote NO on SB1268! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

- 10 hours ago -
SB1268 adequate water supply requirements; municipalities (Griffin, Gowan, Stevens) removes the requirement that proposed developments outside of Active Management Areas (areas around Phoenix, Prescott, Tucson, etc.) demonstrate an adequate water supply
Tell the Department of Environmental Quality: We All Deserve Clean Air PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, pollution )

- 10 hours ago -
The Southeast community of Newport News is disproportionately affected by air pollution. Currently, the DEQ is reviewing the Mica Company of Canada facility's air pollution permit.
Save Alaska's Ancient Trees PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
Join us in asking for an immediate end to old-growth logging in the Tongass and a better plan to protect the wildlife habitat and carbon-rich forests of southeast Alaska.
Save the Axamo Forest PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
A nice forest with fresh air and a place for people from the city to ski, run,exercice and even find peace from their hectic daily life.
Don't Let Rick Snyder Off the Hook!
Environment  (tags: destruction, government, healthconditions, nature, humans, healthconditions, politics, pollution, protection, water )

- 13 hours ago -
Now, House Democrats are requesting Governor Snyder testify NEXT Wednesday. We can make sure he doesn't skip the hearing and quietly avoid accountability if we demand he stand before Congress. Can you sign?
Rainforest Regrowth Boosts Carbon Capture, Study Shows
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, protection, GoodNews )

- 15 hours ago -
This one is good news to offset the worrisome news about "wrong trees" in Europe not helping offset climate change warming
'Wrong Type of Trees' in Europe Increased Global Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, trees, ecosystems )

- 15 hours ago -
The authors suggest the world should look carefully at both the types trees that we are planting and the ways in which they are managed. "We shouldn't put our hopes on forests to mitigate what is an emission problem," said Dr Naudts.
Protect Communities Living With Fracking Today
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, trees, water, weather )

- 16 hours ago -
Now is the time to demand that the EPA start the process for limiting air pollution from existing oil and gas facilities.
NRDC: Our Biggest Victories of 2015 Http://Www.Nrdc.Org/Victories.   video
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, forests, GoodNews, habitat, health conditions, protection, Sustainabililty, research, water, wildlife, world )

- 16 hours ago -"Please watch and share this recap video, narrated by Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Laura Dern, to see all the powerful victories for wildlife, wild places and the environment that NRDC members and activists"
West Coast in Danger of Disappearing?
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, environment, globalwarming, nature, oceans )

- 17 hours ago -
The joint impacts of climate change and El Nino are eroding parts of California!
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, globalwarming )

- 20 hours ago -
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most beautiful and unspoiled landscapes and is worthy of the strongest possible protection to ensure all Americans can use it for years to come. The Refuge is unique, majestic, irreplaceable...
Petition: Divest For a Fossil Free Future, Worcester, MA
Environment  (tags: fossil fuel industry, dirty energy, Climate Action, Emissions Reduction, clean energy solutions, renewable power, prevention of further pollution, global temperature rise, responsible behaviour, politics, Sustainabililty, stronger protection )

- 22 hours ago -
Worcester State University Currently invests its endowment in fossil fuel industries. We demand that Worcester State University divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry in order to avert further environmental and human rights crisis...
Petition: Tell Oregon Legislation To Pass Landmark Renewable Energy Bill, Oregon
Environment  (tags: Renewable energies, alternative power, sustainable sourcing, landmark renewable energy bill, responsibility, Climate Action, Emissions Reduction, future generations, changing attitudes, stronger protection )

- 22 hours ago -
We are part of a non-profit student organization at the University of Oregon. As part of our Renewable Energy campaign, we will be going to Salem next Tuesday to lobby with elected officials about passing landmark legislation which, if passed, will...
Petition Rename the Donald J. Trump State Park to the Pete Seeger State Park · Change.Org
Environment  (tags: environment, ethics, safety, eco-friendly, ecosystems, green, health, protection, water, conservation )

Heidi Gai
- 1 day ago -
Pete Seeger, American folk singer & activist born in Patterson NY, was dedicated to the region, involved in protecting the Hudson and our Green Space and uniting communities to protect, respect and enjoy our environment. He is deserving of a State Park.
Stop Shark Finning. Stop the TPP.
Environment  (tags: endangered, humans, ethics, animalwelfare, environment, water, world )

- 1 day ago -
A world without sharks. Take action to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which allows for the expansion of shark finning.
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty )

- 1 day ago -
"Thank the President for his continued leadership on climate, and ask him to accelerate our move to a clean energy future by expanding this moratorium to all fossil fuels on public lands."
Sea-Bin Device Eliminates Trash Before It Can Reach Deeper Ocean Waters
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, water, pollution )

- 1 day ago -
Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski are sea-loving surfers who have developed a water-level trashcan that can catch pollution at the shoreline before it makes its ways into our lakes, rivers and oceans.
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
"Lead-contaminated tap water in Flint, Michigan, is threatening the health of thousands of city residents, many of them in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color." PLEASE SIGN LETTER!
NRCM Action Center Protect Our Maine Lands PLEASE SIGN LETTER!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
"MaineâEUR(TM)s 600,000 acres of Public Reserved Lands are under attack. Since taking office, Governor LePage has worked to increase timber harvesting to unsustainable levels. He wants these lands managed as industrial forest land, not for a balance of"
The Two Suzukis: ThereâEUR(TM)s Saint Suzuki, the One You See on CBC, and Secret Suzuki, the Capitalist Millionaire
Environment  (tags: David Suzuki )

- 1 day ago -
HeâEUR(TM)s a real man âEUR" a capitalist millionaire, a politician, a man with a staff of lobbyists, a prolific father, a wealthy landlord. If only heâEUR(TM)d stop scolding the rest of us for aspiring to do the same.

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