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FERC Hands Enbridge Permit For A Tar Sands Rail Facility - NationofChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, nature, pollution, protection, world, weather, water, Sustainabililty, endangered, energy, environment, climate, habitat )

Wild
- 6 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Last Friday the FERC stated they will be opening a tar sands-by-rail facility in Illinois in two years. This is another step toward a quiet creation of a "Keystone XL Clone." Can you say sneaky?
Head Scratchers (By Mary Beth Aberlin)
Environment  (tags: world, society, environment, humans, science, understanding, elusive, phenomena )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - the-scientist.com
Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.
Beyond the Blueprint (By Mark A. Genung, Jennifer A. Schweitzer, and Joseph K. Bailey)
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, symbiotic, relationships, insects, plants, nature, ecosystems, conservation, reciprocal maintenance )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - the-scientist.com
In addition to serving as a set of instructions to build an individual, the genome can influence neighboring organisms and, potentially, entire ecosystems.
Fire and Water - How Global Warming Is Making Weather More Extreme and Costing Us Money | Dana Nuccitelli
Environment  (tags: world, globalwarming, trees, endangered, climate, climate-change, environment, humans, nature, droughts, wildfires, heat waves, floods, research, globalwarming )

Darren
- 17 hours ago - theguardian.com
Droughts, wildfires, heat waves, floods - climate research is linking more extreme weather to global warming
How Can We Use Water More Efficiently? Look to the Energy Sector
Environment  (tags: world, water, Sustainabililty, science, humans, oceans, environment, conservation, energy, distribution, consumption )

Darren
- 17 hours ago - edf.org
The world as we knew it, a world where we built seemingly permanent models for energy and water distribution and consumption, is no more.
7 Reasons to Claim Water for Life, Not for Coal
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, conservation, destruction, environment, coal, consumption, power plants )

Darren
- 21 hours ago - greenpeace.org
Safe, affordable and accessible water is one of our planet's scarcest natural resources. Many people don't have access to fresh water for sanitation, agriculture, or even to drink. Yet, global water consumption by the power sector is growing. . .
Indonesia Plans to Destroy Another 14 Million Hectares of Forest
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, trees, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - alert-conservation.org
How big is 14 million hectares of forest? Imagine an area five times the size of Belgium. Or imagine 28 million football fields.
   

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