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Protecting Antarctica's Oceans
Environment  (tags: antarctica, oceans, conservation, government, habitat, animals, humans, nature, politics, protection, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 1 day ago - antarcticocean.org
This year the fate of Antarctica's ocean, 10% of the world's seas, will be decided by 25 countries behind closed doors. Let them know the world is watching.
Watch a Cruise Ship Pollute as Much as 13 Million Cars - in One Day
Environment  (tags: oceans, cruise ships, pollution, destruction, videos )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - takepart.com
The cruise industry markets its ocean voyages as a chance for vacationers to "return to the sea" and forget their troubles onshore. But keeping 5,000 people afloat, fat, and happy comes with hidden environmental costs.
Nepal Earthquake: Hundreds Die, Many Feared Trapped
Environment  (tags: Nepal, earthquake, desaster, climate, environment )

Wolfgang
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Powerful earthquake in Nepal - massive damage - BBC videos
Catalina Island's Slow SinkâEUR"and Potential Tsunami Hazard
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, ecosystems, destruction, globalwarming, environment, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, climatechange, conservation, pollution, habitat, world )

MmAWAY
- 7 hours ago - geologypage.com
Underwater beach terraces around Santa Catalina Island suggest that the island is sinking.
Yellowstone National Park: Scientists Discover Huge Magma Chamber
Environment  (tags: USA, Yellowstone National Park, lava, volcano, environment, destruction, healthconditions )

Roger
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Deep beneath Yellowstone national park, one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon 11 times, scientists say
Ex-Im: Don't Finance the Destruction of the Great Barrier Reef! @EximBankUS
Environment  (tags: protection, whales, animalwelfare, endangered, ecosystems, oceans, water )

Julie
- 1 day ago - action.sierraclub.org
Ex-Im: Don't finance the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef!@EximBankUS
He Holds The Patent That Could DESTROY Monsanto And Change The World!
Environment  (tags: mycologist, patent, smart pesticides, monsanto, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, pollution, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ewao.com
he mycologist has figured out how to use mother nature's own creations to keep insects from destroying crops. It's what is being called SMART pesticides.
The Solution to Climate Change Right Under Our Feet
Environment  (tags: Soil )

Michael
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
New report spotlights how healthy soil takes CO2 out of the atmosphere to where it helps build climate resiliency
The Unseen Slaughter Under the Sea
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, "ghost nets", waste of live, water, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, water, ecosystems, destruction, oceans )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Ocean Defenders Alliance is on a mission to stop abandoned "ghost nets" from killing dolphins, sea turtles, and millions of other marine animals.
5 Technologies That Are Helping Save the Oceans
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, cleaning, robots, exploration, sea life, fish, conservation )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - takepart.com
Plastic pollution, overfishing and climate change are all taking an enormous toll on the planet's life-support system. The oceans are acidifying, sea levels are rising, and coral reefs are dying. But it's not all doom and gloom.
Success: Sale of Wildlife-Killing Poison Ended
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, wildlife, protection, ethics, world, ecosystems )

Julie
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Success:Sale of wildlife-killing poison ended.
8 States Dealing With Huge Increases in Fracking Earthquakes
Environment  (tags: Fracking equals earthquakes )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - ecowatch.com
A new report, released Thursday from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), identified eight states in the eastern and central U.S. where fracking operations have led to dramatic increases in earthquakes
Vessel That Spilled Fuel in VancouverâEUR(TM)s English Bay Deemed Safe and Allowed to Leave Canadian Waters
Environment  (tags: Leaking Vessel )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - news.nationalpost.com
Transport Canada says inspectors are confident the MV MarathassaâEUR(TM)s deficiencies have been fixed and it meets regulations and is environmentally safe for travel.
California's Water Crisis Is Coming Soon to the Rest of America
Environment  (tags: droughts, water shortages, conservation, USA, United States, America )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - msn.com
As drought, flooding, and climate change restrict America's water supply, demands from population growth and energy production look set to increase, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Demand Canadian Government to NOT ALLOW Mining Companies to Use Our Lakes as Their Toxic Waste Dumps ! SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection, lakes )

Cher
- 26 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
The government needs to hear from Canadians that the use of natural, fish-bearing waters as mine dumps is not acceptable!
No More Rainforest Destruction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 9 minutes ago - greenpeace.org.au
IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s beautiful rainforests - home to orang-utans, elephants, tigers, rhinoceroses - are being torn up to make cheap paper. APRIL, an Indonesian pulp and paper company, is one of the largest drivers of this deforestation.
Fears Of Contamination Confirmed, North Carolina Residents Warned Not To Drink Their Water
Environment  (tags: North Carolina, toxis water, Duke Energy, DENR warning, coal ash dumps, pollution, contamination, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, carcinogen, water )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
Nineteen households and a church in the community of Dukeville, NC were sent letters by the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) warning them not to drink or cook with well water due to elevated levels of toxic heavy metals.
New Glass Frog Species Discovered in Costa Rica
Environment  (tags: nature, GoodNews )

Jeanne
- 1 day ago - krvn.com
Six specimens of the new amphibian were collected from three different tropical wet forest and rainforest sites in the Caribbean foothills of Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center wrote.
Wedge of Warm Seawater Known as 'the Blob' Blamed for Marine Havoc
Environment  (tags: water, ocean, Pacific, catastrophes )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - msn.com
It's called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.
Blob of Warm Pacific Water Threatens Ecosystem, May Intensify Drought
Environment  (tags: The Blob )

LB
- 11 hours ago - cnn.com
Marine life seen swimming in unusual places. Water temperatures warmer than they should be. No snow where there should be feet of it. Some scientists are saying The Blob could be playing a factor.
A Solar Dish That Makes Electricity And Fresh Water
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, energy, water )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - popsci.com
This could makes droughts a thing of the past.
   

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