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Global Warming: The New Eugenics
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, humans, nature, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, media, politics, society )

- 3854 days ago -
The eugenics movement and the global warming movement are similar in many respects. Both ideas were introduced by scientists, advanced by politicians, popularized by the media, embraced as a moral necessity, resulted in severe consequences and eventual
Coal Plant Spills 500 Million Gallons of Sludge in Tennessee, We Need Renewable Energy Now!
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, endangered, protection, pollution, suffering, humans, habitatdestruction, energy )

- 3854 days ago -
There were over 500 million gallons of arsenic-filled sludge spilled, covering over 400 acres of land. Why is this not a bigger news story? It seems like major media is only glossing over this ecological catastrophy. This isn't even the first time we've s
If The Economy Doesn't Shrink, We're Finished!
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, economy, emissions, industry, globalization )

- 3854 days ago -
If you think there's nothing good to come out of an economic slump, think again - in fact a shrinking economy is a necessity of we are to stand a chance of surviving the future intact. This article shows why.
Oil-Eating Plants Could Clear Up Spills
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, oil spills, bacteria, nature )

- 3854 days ago -
Oil spills could be cleaned up with the help of organisms that grow at the bottom of the world's deepest lake, scientists hope.They are investigating how microbes 'eat' naturally occurring crude oil that seeps into the bottom of Lake Baikal in Siberia.
Canada Has First Solar Powered Community in North America
Environment  (tags: solar energy, renewable energy, sustainable energy, Canada, solar thermal, energy storage )

- 3854 days ago -
According to recent reports, the first solar-powered community in North America has been established in the Drake Landing Solar Community (DLSC) in the town of Okotoks, Alberta (Canada).
Previously Unknown Group of Rare Monkeys Found in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: endangered, habitat, environment, forest, ecosystem, langurs, monkeys )

- 3875 days ago -
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown group of 15-20 rare monkeys in remote forests of Vietnam, close to the Chinese border. The Tonkin Snub-nosed Langur is endemic to northwest Vietnam and is considered to be "critically endangered"
Canada Oil Sands Allegedly Threatening Millions of Birds
Animals  (tags: environment, oil pollution, habitat, ecosystem, oil sands, threatened, wildlife, ecology )

- 3884 days ago -
CALGARY, Alberta: A coalition of North American environmental groups says the development of Canada's oil sands region threatens to kill as many as 166 million birds over the next five decades and is calling for a moratorium on new projects in the region.
Germany Cuts Carbon-Dioxide Emissions to Below Kyoto Target
Environment  (tags: environment, climate change, good news, renewables, green energy )

- 3888 days ago -
Germany, home to Europe's largest economy, encouraged homeowners and businesses to cut air pollution by using electricity generated by wind turbines, solar panels and by burning plant material.
Plastic Bags Will COST You ...
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, Positve legal change )

- 3888 days ago -
Loblaw said Thursday it will no longer provide free bags at checkout counters of its corporate locations and participating franchise stores across the country as of next April. plastic bags will be available only on request, and will cost five cents each
Amazon Deforestation Rises Slightly in 2008
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, forests, habitat, trees )

- 3888 days ago -
Amazon deforestation rises slightly to 4,600 square miles in 2008, the first since 2004 when 27,379 square kilometers were destroyed, but is lower than forecast.
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