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Peter Neill, ContributorDirector, World Ocean Observatory China’s annual catch is estimated at some 15 million tons. China is the largest consumer, producer, and exporter of every species caught by some 3,400 industrial fishing vessels harvesting the waters of over 90 coastal nations and the deep ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
This week, Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, which would be dangerous, detrimental and downright irresponsible.    Join us Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. outside of Trump Hotel to sound an alarm and demand people wake up to the climate crisis.    We will g...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
For Immediate Release, May 3, 2017 Contact:         Meg Townsend, (971) 717-6409, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Lawsuit Aims to Force Release of EPA Chief's Emails, Schedule Refusal to Release Public Documents Suggests Scott Pruitt Hiding Meetings...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
 April 27, 2017  OPEN LETTER To Our Elected Leaders at All Levels of Government From hundreds of Former Employees of EPA     The Earth Warms While Trump Ignores Science To Our Elected Leaders at All Levels of Government - As former employees of the U.S. Environmental Pro...
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Posted by on in Fishing
JOAL, Senegal — Once upon a time, the seas teemed with mackerel, squid and sardines, and life was good. But now, on opposite sides of the globe, sun-creased fishermen lament as they reel in their nearly empty nets. “Your net would be so full of fish, you could barely heave it onto the boat,” said M...
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Posted by on in Wind
WIND IS WHERE THE JOBS ARE_   Extract of full article By Mark Sumner in Daily KOS  Thursday Apr 27, 2017 · 2:40 PM    The fastest-growing occupation in the United States — by a long shot, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — might surprise you: wind turbine tec...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
UN warns that global food security will be "in jeoprady" unless we alter eating habits and mitigate the worst effects of CLIMATE CHANGE. Growing population, movement to eating more meat, ground water depletion, climate change altering weather patterns all create a ticking time bomb.   The...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Jan 1, 2014 http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/ycom-us-2016/ Climate Opinion Maps   The “Yale Climate Opinion Maps” (YCOM) allow users to visualize and explore differences in public opinion about global warming in the United States in unprecedented geographic detail...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
  Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt just overruled the recommendation of EPA scientists, rejecting a petition to ban the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos.1 EPA studies show that this pesticide affects fetal brain growth during pregnancy and causes neurological dis...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
EXECUTIVE ORDER TAKES AIM AT CLIMATE SAFEGUARDS By Trip Van Noppen| Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Capital Watch   In a potentially devastating blow to the Earth’s climate, President Trump’s new executive order ends the Interior Department’s moratorium on coal mining on public land and begins a...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Sierra Club today released an inspirational video promoting the Peoples Climate March on April 29 in Washington, D.C. and 85 sister cities across the globe. The video weaves together excerpts and themes from historic documents, speeches, and iconic American moments to convey the message th...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  New York Times, Extract, Dec 14, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump has called climate change a hoax, and he has declared he will try to reverse the Obama administration’s environmental efforts on matters ranging from the 2015 Paris climate agreement to the landmark Clean P...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Long Legal Battles Ahead Over Trump’s Climate Order By John Upton       Published: March 28th, 2017 Environmental groups and progressive states are vowing to battle President Trump in court over his push to repeal federal climate protections, and expe...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
AUGUST 18, 2015 | 12:00 PM TEN CLEAR INDICATORS OUR CLIMATE IS CHANGING How do we know our climate is changing permanently, rather than just going through a normal period of flux? Let’s look at 10 major changes scientists have seen in our climate system to help set the record straight. Few global...
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Posted by on in Clean Water
Salt keeps icy roads safe; it also puts America’s freshwater lakes at risk By Ben Guarino The Washington Post In the 1940s, Americans found a new way to love salt. Not simply for sprinkling on food — we had acquired a taste for the mineral long before that — but for spreading on roads and sidewalk...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Labor and Other Clean Power Groups Prepare for New Chapter.  (from Texas Lawyer, March 27, 2017)  With President Donald Trump poised to upend one of his predecessor's signature enviromental policies this week, lawyers in the long legal battle over the Obama administration's Clean Power P...
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Posted by on in General Environment
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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Posted by on in Climate Change
Dr Jesse D Berman, PhD , Keita Ebisu, PhD, Prof Roger D Peng, PhD, Prof Francesca Dominici, PhD, Prof Michelle L Bell, PhD The Lancet Planetary Health April 2017  Summary Background Occurrence, severity, and geographic extent of droughts are anticipated to increase under climate change,...
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Posted by on in General Environment
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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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Bren Smith, a 44-year-old Newfoundland-born former cod fisherman, grows shellfish and the newly trendy sea vegetable kelp on what he calls “the world’s first 3D ocean farm” off the Connecticut shore in Long Island Sound. His multi-species hanging garden has already become a model for a new kind of l...
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