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Trump's executive orders fly in the face of facts, the jobs are moving to clean energy and the stats prove it, the climate is a major economic threat and health and security threat, lies do not hide that this is major sell out to fossil fuel giants, and against Americans and our global community.

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
California, which has some of the nation's strictest environmental rules, may soon become the first state to ban plastic shopping bags. Its Assembly passed a bill Wednesday, by a 41-27 vote, to bar grocery stores from offering plastic bags beginning in Jan. 2012. The ban would extend to convenience...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Thank goodness, finally after 40 yrs the Environmental Protection Agency, US, issued standards that lower the acceptable levels of sulfur-dioxide emissions and increase the intervals the gas is monitored. With asthma and other respiratory disease on the rise especially in children and the elderly, t...
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Posted by on in Animals
This month, conservationists in the Czech Republic and Kenya launchedan audacious bid to save one of the world's rarest animals: thenorthern white rhinoceros. Four of the last eight known northern whitesin the world, two male and two female, were packed into wooden cratesand sent from a Czech zoo to...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Ryan P. Moyer November 2009       Coral reefs are uniquely complex ecosystems in that they are defined by the underlying geologic structures ("reefs") that are constructed primarily by calcifying organisms (mostly coral and algae). Coral-reef habit...
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Posted by on in Animals
The sluggish recovery of the southern sea otter of California, a threatened population on the Endangered Species list, appears to have stalled once again. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists say the latest 3-year running average (2,813 sea otters) was 0.5-percent lower than last year, the firs...
Number of southern sea otters counted during spring surveys, plotted as 3-year running averages
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Posted by on in Air Quality
By Jonathan Bardelline Las Vegas has far from a clean reputation, but in Forbes' list of America's Most Toxic Cities, Las Vegas is named the least toxic of 40 major metropolitan areas. Forbes ranked the cities based on the number of Superfund sites in the principal city, number of facilities that ...
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