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Solar Farms Threaten Birds Certain Avian Species Seem to Crash Into Large Solar Power Arrays or Get Burned By the Concentrated R
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
'It was one of 233 birds recovered from the sites of three Californian desert solar power plants as part of a federal investigation. The laboratory's wildlife equivalents of CSI stars concluded that many of the birds had been fatally singed, broken,...'
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
"Heat Islands" Cook U.S. Cities Faster Than Ever //Aug 22, 2014 |By Climate Central
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, nature, climate, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitat, protection, trees )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
'Single-day urban temperatures in some metro areas in the past 10 years have spiked as much as 27 degrees F higher than the surrounding rural area'
Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - forests.org
Join in EcoInternet's over decade-long campaign to keep Yanuni National Park ecologically intact and road free.
Germany Has a Radioactive Wild Boar Problem--and It's Chernobyl's Fault
Environment  (tags: Chernobyl disaster, world, animals, wildlife, radia-active, protection, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - takepart.com
The effects of the disaster are still cropping up--and won't go away anytime soon.
Tell Congress To Ban Fracking Now - Petition
Environment  (tags: Fracking, contamination of drinking water, explosions, cattle, earthquakes, ban, petition )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Toxic results of using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas have led to the contamination of drinking water, cattle quarantined, dangerous explosions in states across the country. In order to protect water resources, we need national fracking ban.
7 Reasons to Claim Water for Life, Not for Coal
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, conservation, destruction, environment, coal, consumption, power plants )

Darren
- 18 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. . .
Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry: Reject Enbridge's Illegal Tar Sands Pipeline Scheme
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, water, climate, climate-change, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environmental disaster, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pipeline, wildlife )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Enbridge is responsible for the Kalamazoo tar sands disaster, the largest inland oil-spill in U.S. history.Now is the time to raise our voices against the State Department's approval of Enbridge's dangerous and illegal tar sands pipeline expansion scheme.
Infographic Compares How Cities Prioritize Urban Parks
Environment  (tags: world, urban, park, cities, oasis, environment, conservation, humans, nature )

Darren
- 1 day ago - magazine.good.is
City Park Showdown Who's winning in the quest for the perfect urban oasis?
British Wildlife Photography Awards - in Pictures
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, wildlife )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
A selection of winning images from this year's BWPA competition
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
- 14 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.
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.
Sign! Avaaz Petition Against Pioneer GM 1507 Maize
Environment  (tags: Pioneer GM 1507 maize, Europe, GM crops, Pro-Biotech Law )

Judy
- 7 hours ago - stopthecrop.org
A petition has been launched to tell Commissioner Tonio Borg to not allow Pioneer's GM maize 1507 for cultivation in Europe.
Feds Reverse Course on Wolverines
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change )

Ceil
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
Federal official in the US Wildlife agency will do nothing to protect the wolverines which will be impacted by climate change. The reasoning? According to the agency Director "It's possible wolverines are adapting." How scientific is that?
Watch And Share The "Disruption" Trailer - Movie Shown FREE Sept. 7th, 2014
Environment  (tags: Climate Disruption, climate change, global warming, trailer, Sept. 7, free online showing, Disruption )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - act.350.org
On September 7th, Disruption will premiere online and at screenings and house parties around the country. Share the trailer, and pledge to watch at the Visit Site. This is an everyone issue, to how we live, where we live, and if we live.
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
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
Droughts, wildfires, heat waves, floods - climate research is linking more extreme weather to global warming
16 Things Everyone Should Know About Water
Environment  (tags: World Water week, water conservation, water pollution, water quality, clean water act )

Beth
- 10 hours ago - news.distractify.com
It's World Water Week! Let's celebrate and conserve this precious resource.
Halliburton's to Pay $1.1 Billion for Oil Spill Lawsuits
Environment  (tags: Halliburton, Gulf oil spill, Macondo well, oil spill lawsuits, negligence, $1.1 bil. settlement )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - bloomberg.com
"If he rules that we were grossly negligent, then this is going to be a home run for us because we just eliminated the vast majority of the punitive potential claims that would be against us," Mark McCollum, CFO at Halliburton told investors today...
Head Scratchers (By Mary Beth Aberlin)
Environment  (tags: world, society, environment, humans, science, understanding, elusive, phenomena )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - the-scientist.com
Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.
Dumping Plan Scrapped, But Coal Terminal's Threat to Great Barrier Reef Remains
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef )

Micheael
- 5 hours ago - commondreams.org
News met with cautious approval as environmentalists warn that expanded export terminal still poses grave threat to both World Heritage site and planet
4 Reasons Water Advocates Should Join the People's Climate March September 21st
Environment  (tags: climate-change, mega droughts, globalwarming, People's Climate March, water scarcity, habitat, ecosystems, water, research, Colorado River Basin, fracking, South West USpollution, protection )

Rodney
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
For several decades scientists have known and studied historic 'megadroughts' in the Southwest U.S. and Colorado River basin, but not until last week did a scientific paper directly connect potential future megadroughts to climate change
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
- 3 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?
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
- 9 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.
Breast Cancer Fund: Support Full Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, healthconditions, pollution, water, animals, energy )

Alice
- 54 minutes ago - secure3.convio.net
Currently, there is no federal law requiring the disclosure of what chemicals are being used in fracking, and state disclosure requirements vary widely. In addition, fracking is exempt from the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!
   

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