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Environment

Russia's Booming Trade in Illegally Caught Crab Threatens the Species' Future
Environment  (tags: Russia and crabs )

Michael
- 2 hours ago - takepart.com
A new investigation finds that the delicacy on your plate comes at a high cost to the environment and the economy.
A Sprinkle of Compost Helps Rangeland Lock Up Carbon
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 hours ago - sfgate.com
A compost experiment that began seven years ago on a Marin County ranch has uncovered a disarmingly simple and benign way to remove carbon dioxide from the air, holding the potential to turn the vast rangeland of California and the world into a weapon aga
As Casualties Mount, Scientists Say Global Warming Has Been "Hugely Underestimated"
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Anthopogenic Climate Disruption, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Acclerating, Impact, Underestimated, New Scientist )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - truth-out.org
"As we look across the globe this month, the signs of a continued escalation of the impacts of runaway anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) continue to increase, alongside a drumbeat of fresh scientific studies confirming their connection to..."
Pacific Islanders Take on Australian Coal
Environment  (tags: Australia, Coal Mining, fossil fuels, Greenpeace Australia, Pacific Climate Warriors, Papua New Guinea, Sea Level Rise, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Whitehaven Coal, World Coal Association )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - ipsnews.net
"We are divided by the oceans, by the air, but we are standing on the same land and the same mother earth." -- Mikaele Maiava, a climate warrior from the South Pacific island nation of Tokelau
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Environment  (tags: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Endangered Species Act, animals, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions for 757 imperiled species nationwide, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the yellow-billed cuckoo under the Endangered Species Act.
The Dutch Boy Mopping Up a Sea of Plastic
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, water )

Linda
- 10 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it.
Don't Put Dredging Ahead of Other Flood-Prevention Measures
Environment  (tags: RSPB, flooding, Dredging, uk, flood-prevention, environment )

David
- 12 hours ago - rspb.org.uk
Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritised over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year's Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water.
Support Our Vision for the Reef
Environment  (tags: reef, pollution, ocean, starfish conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, protection, turtles, dugongs, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 12 hours ago - fightforthereef.org.au
Tell the government you support our 10-point plan to safeguard the future of the Reef by sending a submission to the Reef 2050 consultation.
Guardians of the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, forests, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, nature, environment )

Linda
- 15 hours ago - theguardian.com
These initiatives protect this region's abundant wildlife and support local livelihoods through the sustainable production of Brazil nuts, timber and palm fruit - all of which grow naturally in the rainforest
Bushfire Season 'Will Be More Severe as a Result of Climate Change'
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, weather, world )

Linda
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Climate change is already increasing the intensity and severity of bushfires in New South Wales and extending bushfire season by months, a report by the Climate Council has warned.
Autumn Anomaly: Deepest Great Lakes' Levels Rising
Environment  (tags: environment, water, lakes )

Linda
- 1 day ago - wzzm13.com
As leaves are falling, the deepest of the Great Lakes' water levels are rising. And that almost never happens.
How Ocean Acidification Affects You And What You Need To Know
Environment  (tags: ocean acidification )

Michael
- 1 day ago - theterramarproject.org
Every time we harm the natural world, there are always repercussions, and some of the consequences could put the lives of humans at risk.
Tell President Obama, Block Dow`s Dangerous GMO Crops
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The EPA is about to approve Dow's new herbicide to be used with its GMO corn and soy crops -- engineered to withstand applications of 2,4-D, a chemical used to kill weeds, but more notoriously an ingredient of Agent Orange.
Take Action Now Tell Statoil to Go Home
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - greenpeace.org
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has a permit to drill in the deep waters off the beautiful west coast of Northland. It is an area of outstanding beauty, a migratory path for whales, the home of many Maori tribal groups and a paradise for surfers.
What Do the Eco Heretics Mean for GM Golden Rice?
Environment  (tags: Dr Patrick Moore, Greenpeace, GM, Golden Rice, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Human Health, Developing World, Eco-Heretics )

Brian
- 1 day ago - foodnavigator.com
"Dr Patrick Moore - Greenpeace founding member and GM defector - represents a fear that lurks in the heart of all ideologists: Am I on the right side of the fence? Am I the goodie or the baddie?"
   

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