The biggest threat to northern long-eared bats is a fast-spreading fungal disease called white-nose syndrome. The epidemic has killed over seven million bats so far -- it disrupts hibernation and has almost completely wiped out northern long-eared bats.SAD
California will soon become one of the first states in the country to completely ban plastic bags. The state has realized the severe problem that plastic bags present to our environment and our wildlife, and have finally committed to banning it entirely.
Polystyrene packaging, otherwise known as styrofoam, is used in various restaurants as plates or cups. But according to scientists, styrofoam contains harmful chemicals and the material should be banned to protect our health. Despite these warnings.BAN IT
Japan Times, Nov 22, 2014 (emphasis added): Tepco fails to halt toxic water inflow at Fukushim admitted failure Friday in its bid to halt the flow of toxic water into underground tunnels alongside the ocean... Some 11,000 tons of highly radioactivity
Muddy seepage coming up near foundation -- Cause of sinkhole and 'mysterious' discharges unknown after weeks of analysis -- Newspaper: "Hopefully, it isn't catastrophic" -- Officials working around clock, submarines and ground-penetrating radar in use (VIDEO