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Leaked documents reveal just how President Donald Trump plans to decimate the Environmental Protection Agency and cut 31 percent of its funding. The more detailed vision for the EPA appears in an internal memo by its acting financial officer that was shared with Vox. It includesthe elimination of m...
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More industry, less science for EPA   By Lauren Coleman-Lochner Bloomberg News Congress and the Trump administration are planning sweeping changes in how science is used to govern public health. Controversy over climate change is getting a lot of attention right now, but legislation under ...
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As the world embraces renewable energy sources, manufacturing must adjust to produce the equipment necessary to harness those sources and turn them into usable power. Alternative Energy Development is a Win-Win Opportunity Investment is now heavily in favor of alternative energy producti...
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The Denver Post, Bruce Finley, reported on Feb 1st the results of a poll showing strong voter support for protecting water, air and wildlife and opportunities for recreation over increased drilling and mining on public lands. Voters surveyed were from  Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, N...
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Dear Earth Protectors,  In the face of the new administration coming into office in January with a stated position unsupportive of the UN Paris Agreement, the US Environmental Protection Agency and with campaign promises to increase coal and other fossil fuels, we are challenged to be mor...
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In recent years, the U.S. Supreme Court has solidified the concept of corporate personhood. Following rulings in such cases as Hobby Lobby and Citizens United, U.S. law has established that companies are, like people, entitled to certain rights and protections. But that’s not the only instance of e...
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What set COP21 apart from previous U.N. climate negotiations was not only its ultimate success in reaching the first global agreement to tackle climate change, but also the impressive display of business support for climate action. But despite the high-profile business presence December in Paris, t...
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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is growing the next generation of Jane Goodalls. For 25 years, the Jane Goodall Institute’s youth program has aimed to develop compassionate leaders to make the world a better place for people, other animals, and the environment. If this sounds like a good idea to y...
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What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement uniting people to protect the planet, and is organised by WWF. Engaging a massive mainstream community on a broad range of environmental issues, Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Si...
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We all know that polythene bag creation was an accident by Hans von Pechmann in 1898 and its proper disposal never followed thereafter.  Over a trillion plastic bags are used every year which implies that about 2 million a used each minute. Over 100 billion plastic bags are used in the USA each...
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41. A swan built its nest on garbage. 42. This boy was collecting recyclable garbage in the polluted water. 43. A sea bird polluted by oil in the ocean. 44. Penguins covered with oil. 45. Homeless koala. 46.In Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China, a old man was taking a shower in the lake full of...
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31. People in Sichuan, China were sadly looking at the polluted river. 32. Mexico City is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, which has a population of 20 million people. 33. The beach of Bombay is covered with garbage. 34. Plastic bags are everywhere in the ocean, e...
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21. The workers in Shanghang, Fujian, China, were cleaning the dirty water in the cesspool. 22. The smoke surrounded the buildings in Beijing. 23. In Pingba, China, a boy was swimming in the polluted reservoir. 24. In Shantou, Guangdong, China, a boy was walking in the dirty water full of g...
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11. An albatross died because of eating plastic in the ocean 12. The serious haze in Hong Kong forces people to take picture with another picture. 13. People sail on the Chao Lake, which was filled with alga, in Hefei, China. 14. The serious air pollution in Beijing. People have to wear mas...
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The Earth is suffering from human activities. Here are 50 photos show human's "masterpiece".  1. A turtle deformed by plastic ring. 2. A seal is tangled by abandoned fishing wire, causing its neck split. 3. A sea bird is covered by oil. The only thing it can do is waiting to die. 4. I...
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Man-made earthquakes have been on the rise in the United States, and the government is taking notice. On Thursday, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a report which, for the first time, includes human-induced earthquakes on the agency’s official seismic hazard maps. Those maps aim to calculate ...
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Earth recently hit several remarkable records — but not in a good way The amount of carbon dioxide gas, a global warming pollutant, has risen to the highest level in at least 800,000 years. Monthly average Arctic sea ice extent in March was the lowest in the satellite record. So far, 2015 has seen ...
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Earth is a constant marvel, especially for children who enjoy learning about its wonders. As people celebrate Earth Day today (April 22), some may choose to mark the occasion by going hiking in the woods to soak in nature, while others may take the opportunity to research ways to reduce their carbo...
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President Obama marks Earth Day on Wednesday by traveling to the Florida Everglades to promote his climate change agenda. Obama is looking to "add some momentum and energy to the ongoing political debate about climate change," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. With Congress controlled by Re...
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This Wednesday people worldwide will celebrate the 45th annual Earth Day. The party started early this past Saturday, when more than 200,000 revelers showed up for an Earth Day concert on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The event was solar powered but, unfortunately, there were not enough garb...
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