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Please Speak Up on the Uinkaret Mountain Vegetation Project PETITION
Environment  (tags: vegetation project, mountains, protection )

- 1581 days ago -
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to treat 130,000 acres of ponderosa pine, pinyon-juniper, and sagebrush north of Grand Canyon to increase ecosystem health. Approximately 90,000 of these acres are inside Grand Canyon-
California's Thirst Triggers Earthquakes, Lifts Mountains
Environment  (tags: california, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, globalwarming, mountains, water )

- 1768 days ago -
One of California's worst environmental disasters can move mountains and cause earthquakes.
Highest Points in Each State
Environment  (tags: mountains, state by state, environment, high points, topography )

- 1778 days ago -
The U.S. has a remarkable variety of topography, but not every state is blessed with mountains. Here are the highest points in each state, from Alaska's towering Mount McKinley to a comparative molehill in Florida.
The Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline - For Canadian Tar Sands   video
Environment  (tags: Enbridge Pipeline, Alberta Tar Sands, Canada, British Columbia, mountains, salmon, Gateway )

- 1791 days ago -
Americans know a lot about the Keystone XL Pipeline well Canadians also have a fight on their hands for this pipeline. This video shows what gorgeous land it will go over as well as 2 major mountain ranges; if spills can't be prevented on flat land .
Planet Earth - Amazing Music and Nature Scenery (1080p HD) 2012 2013 Discovery Channel BBC   video
Environment  (tags: amazing music, nature scenery, Discovery Channel, BBC Nature, trees, water, mountains, video )

- 1812 days ago -
Mm asked me to post this while she is out of town. I would've posted sooner but my Internet has been down all day.
Mountain Thermostats: Scientists Discover Surprising Climate Stabilizer That May Be Key to the Longevity of Life on Earth
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, mountains, research, science, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

- 1826 days ago -
What do mountains have to do with climate change? More than you'd expect: new research shows that the weathering rates of mountains caused by vegetation growth plays a major role in controlling global temperatures.
Keep Up The Fight To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: mountains, mining, coal, destruction, conservation, environment, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife )

- 2541 days ago -
Late last week, siding with the coal industry, a federal court overturned the Environmental Protection Agency's veto of one of the most disastrous and destructive mountaintop removal mines in U.S. history, the Spruce No. 1 Mine in West Virginia.
Environment  (tags: banks, supporting mountaintop removal, enviornmental destruction, mountains, destroyed, conservation protection legalisation )

- 2815 days ago -
Eight major banks now have policies addressing their financing of mountaintop removal (MTR). Sadly, some banks are still asleep to the tragic consequences of MTR and continue to fund the destruction of America's mountains,
An Astounding 10 Table-Top Mountains
Environment  (tags: nature, geography, interesting, table-top, mountains )

- 3002 days ago -
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau inSouth America.First described by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh in 1596, its 31 km2 summit area is defended by 400-metre-tall cliffs on all sides.
Mountains May Be Climate Change Refuges
Environment  (tags: Mountains, Climate Change, Environment, Global Worming )

- 3046 days ago -
Research in the Swiss Alps suggests diverse mountain habitats could act as stepping stones to allow plants to escape into more hospitable hideaways as their usual homes heat up.
Mountain Ranges Can Act As Conservation Safe Havens in a Warming World
Environment  (tags: mountains, range, extinction, conservation, global warming, protection, ecosystems )

- 3050 days ago -
While there have been some pretty dire reports about the extinction of plants and animals due to global warming, there has also been some interesting and encouraging research about how species may be able survive in certain places.
Glaciers Help High-Latitude Mountains Grow Taller
Environment  (tags: Glacier, high-latitude, mountains, earth, growth )

- 3105 days ago -
Glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion, according to a University of Arizona-led research team.
Snow Will Soon Disappear From Mount Kilimanjaro
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, snow, mountains, habitat, nature, protection )

- 3419 days ago -
Despite the fact that Mount Kilimanjaro is located in one of the world's warmer climates, like any other mountain with such high altitude, it has snowy peaks and glaciers that add interest to climbers, (although it doesn't do much for the wildlife on
Sign Petition: Court Ruling Threatens Appalachia's Ecosystem!
Environment  (tags: obama, government, Appalachia, mountains, strip mining, pollution, streams, forests, wildlife, floods, poison, water )

- 3662 days ago -
On February 13 federal judges said the Clean Water Act won't protect Appalachian streams from strip mining permits in this ancient mountain range. These permits will destroy 432 valleys and 213 miles of streams in Kentucky and West Virginia alone!
Beautiful Landscapes of Canada
Environment  (tags: canada, discover, landscape, mountains, natural, nature )

- 3735 days ago -
Canada is located in North America and stretches all the way from the Atlantic to the Pacific, being made up of ten Provinces and three Territories.

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