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Islands Want UN to See Climate as Security Threat
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, protection, water, science, research, world, weather, conflict, asia, europe, UnitedNations )

JL
- 2218 days ago - cbs8.com
The Marshall Islands and other low-lying island nations appealed to the U.N. Security Council to recognize climate change as an international security threat that jeopardizes their very survival.
Reformed UN Formula for Making Planet Greener to Get First Test
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, politics, nature, research, science, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, weather, trees, government, protection, energy, endangered )

JL
- 2219 days ago - trust.org
* UNEP annual meeting to open to all nations, up from 58 * Reforms seek to widen authority in tackling green issues
Filipino Super-Typhoon An Ominous Warning of Climate Change Impact
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, oceans, politics, protection, weather, world, research, science, death )

JL
- 2219 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Philippines is having to adapt and adjust to rapidly deteriorating climatic trends at a great cost to its economy
Russia Explores Old Nuclear Waste Dumps in Arctic
World  (tags: world, radia-active, protection, pollution, water, oceans, nature, weather, healthconditions, climate, ecosystems, endangered )

JL
- 2242 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The toxic legacy of the Cold War lives on in Russia's Arctic, where the Soviet military dumped many tonnes of radioactive hardware at sea.
Australia's Horizontal Falls Gets Much-Needed Protection
World  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, protection, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, water, world, society, ethics )

JL
- 2254 days ago - pewenvironment.org
Sir David Attenborough calls Horizontal Falls, on Australia's northwest Kimberley coast, one of the great natural wonders of the world. Massive tidal currents flow through two narrow coastal gorges in Talbot Bay, creating a stunning horizontal waterfall
More Than 1,000 New Coal Plants Planned Worldwide, Figures Show
World  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, greenhousegases, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, weather, world, r )

JL
- 2308 days ago - guardian.co.uk
World Resources Institute identifies 1,200 coal plants in planning across 59 countries, with about three-quarters in China and India
SHELL OIL : Sandy Causes 300,000-Gallon Diesel Spill Into Water Near New Jersey
World  (tags: shell oil, oil, oil spill, us, sandy, new jersey, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, pollution, habitatdestruction, oceans, SustainableDevelopment, environment, oil )

Xil
- 2329 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A major oil spill has occurred in the strait of water separating Staten Island, NYC and the state of New Jersey. The spill, of more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel, reportedly occurred in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Video:The Fatal Shore, Awash in Plastic
World  (tags: asia, world, oceans, wildlife, pollution, environment )

JL
- 2398 days ago - rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com
A recent typhoon off Hong Kong washed half a dozen shipping containers overboard, and it wasn't long before the cargo -- 150 tons of tiny plastic beads -- began washing up on the beaches. Local fish farmers also started finding the plastic in the stomachs
Dollars, People, and Fish: Billions Riding on Stopping Overfishing
World  (tags: oceans, wordwide, billions, overfishing, conservation, environment )

Simone
- 3105 days ago - environment.change.org
If you thought overfishing was just bad for the fish (and fish lovers), think again. A series of articles in the Journal of Bioeconomics details how overfishing has drained not only the food supply for millions of undernourished people, but also the
TONS of Gulf Oil Spill Info....Videos and Reports, Benzen and Toxic Air Alerts, Coast Guard BLOCKING CLEAN UP EFFORTS, Danger
World  (tags: bp, british petroleum, oil, gulf, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, oceans, pollution, healthconditions, water, wildlife, world, endangered, cover-up, crime, obama, lies, media, HumanRights, news, protection, recycling )

Steve
- 3191 days ago - fyi-fladotcom.ning.com
This site has a LOT of info and videos and reports. Please spread this around, I have only seen a little bit of it and we need this whole world to be aware of what is going on and we ALL need to get very, very vocal. Please.
Canada's Arctic Rush
World  (tags: Arctic, exploitation, politics, conflict, world, oceans, conflict )

Karen
- 3505 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Canada unveiled its Arctic strategy this week, and it is a little discouraging that a melting Arctic seems to inspire, for Canada and other northern countries, dreams of riches rather than nightmares of global warming. The new strategy ("Our North, Our He
Top 10 Signs We Might Be Experiencing a Modern-Day Mass Extinction
World  (tags: world, oceans, species, dinosaurs, fossils, biology, extinction, animals, humans, wildlife, environment, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, climate )

Tom
- 3676 days ago - animal.discovery.com
The idea that we're in the middle of a widespread, human-caused mass extinction is prevalent in the scientific community. Researchers have documented a fraction of the species on Earth, so how can we know if we are in the middle of a mass extinction?
New Law to Protect Our Orcas Here in the San Juans
World  (tags: conservation, protection, nature, oceans, orcasnews )

Raven Sky
- 3931 days ago - anacortesnow.com
A new Law went into effect yesterday to protect our endangered resident Orca Whale pods. The new law states that you cannot come within 300 feet of the whale. They will be ticketing those who do not comply. Fees are $500.00.. see article for more.
Gone With the Wind on 'Kite Ship' - World
World  (tags: world, oceans, tanker, ships, sails, fuel, sail power, MS Beluga SkySails )

Chrissy
- 4070 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
There is something rather magical about being up on deck of a giant cargo ship as it pushes its way out to sea. Ten thousand tonnes of metal heaving through the water, the ship's giant masts glistening in the winter sun.
 

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