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Posted by on in Food
The Denver Post, 11-7-18 Hey, take a gander at your kitchen wastebasket and see all the money in there. Statistics come in from several directions to show how much food we regularly waste (closer-to-the-truth verbs would be “toss” or “throw out”).   In 2015, the last year for which it offe...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Today is the day you get to do a powerful thing, use your vote to support candidates at all levels who support  clean energy, recycling, public transport, preservation of wild spaces and open spaces, clean water.  Do this now if you have not, people rising is a main action that will lead...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 11/1/2018 The Denver Post eEdition ENVIRONMENT   Study: Heat buildup in oceans startling   By Chris Mooney and Brady DennisThe Washington PostThe world’s oceans have been soaking up far more excess heat in recent decades than scientists realized, suggestin...
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Posted by on in Recycling
Shared from the 10/25/2018 The Denver Post eEdition EUROPEAN COUNCIL SUPPORTS BANS ON SINGLE-USE PLASTICS   — The Associated Press BRUSSELS » The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics to counter pollution in seas, fields and waterways. ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/25/2018 The Denver Post eEdition NEW YORK SUES OIL GIANT, SAYING IT MISLED INVESTORS NEW YORK » New York’s attorney general on Wednesday sued Exxon Mobil, saying the Texas energy giant has misled investors about the risks that climate change poses to its operations. The la...
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Posted by on in Animals
  20,000 Years of Duck Decoys Hugh Lavery, John Byers ’20,000 Years of Duck Decoys: A Reference Guide to Australian Decoys’ is a comprehensive guide to collectors – and conservationists – who wish to broaden their horizon significantly.  The more than 450 colour illustrations reflect a ...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Emma Loewe This year's extreme storms have further damaged coral reefs—an ecosystem that was in bad shape to begin with. Corals thrive in warm, tropical waters, and even slight shifts in temperature and acidity can throw them off. Though warming oceans have threatened their livelihood for years,...
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Posted by on in Animals
Killer whales in the South Atlantic Ocean are willing to dive more than a thousand feet more than previously recorded—if they are certain to get a snack at the end of it, researchers have discovered. And the best way to guarantee food is to steal it. BC-based marine researcher Jared Towers witnesse...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Annan, a climate scientist and director of the Blue Skies Research Organization, has won numerous bets over the last decade against scientists from a variety of academic backgrounds.  In short, people keep betting him that the world will cool or warm slightly, rather than c...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Sustainability author, L. Hunter Lovins, newest publication debuted October 9th, 2018. This book presents a blueprint for how you can help create a regenerative economy, one that delivers shared prosperity on a healthy planet. Hunter is an Advisor to http://www.earthprotect.tv and her nonprofit...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Published on Oct 9, 2018 SUBSCRIBE 421K https://democracynow.org - A new report from the United Nations’ climate panel warns humanity has only a dozen years to mitigate global warming and limit the scope of global catastrophe. Otherwise, millions will be imperiled by increasing droughts, floo...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/13/2018 The Denver Post eEdition Editorial If steps aren’t taken soon to combat climate change, there may be no tomorrow This editorial was written by The Washington Post. If anything, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has a habit of understateme...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
ENVIRONMENT Climate Report Warns Of Extreme Weather, Displacement Of Millions Without Action   October 8, 20185:40 AM ET  CHRISTOPHER JOYCE Some of the world's top climate scientists have concluded that global warming is likely to reach dangerous levels unless new technologies are devel...
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Posted by on in Mining
Grand Canyon uranium mining ban upheld as supreme court declines to hear challenge Court says extraction ban is among cases it refuses to review, in victory for environmental groups and Native American communities Joanna Walters in New York  @Joannawalters13 Three generations of Havasupai m...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
I am in an airport on my way home from the San Juan Islands, Washington. I was there to attend a public meeting convened by the federal agency NOAA about the recent death of Scarlet, the four-year-old orca whom we watched waste away until she wasn’t there anymore. She had died. All I can feel is the...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Scientists say stretches of “eternal” Swiss snow are melting faster than 20 years ago, with serious impacts for water supply and tourism. By Paul Brown   LONDON, 21 September, 2018 – Parts of Europe’s alpine mountain chain are undergoing accelerating melting, as the “eternal” Swiss snow th...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
This summer, unprecedented wildfires roared through towns across California and Greece, and heat waves blazed around the world. And now families across the southeast coast of the U.S., the Philippines, and parts of China are preparing to rebuild their lives from the devastation of Hurricane Florence...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands, among those failing to clean up their supply chains are:  Nestle, Pepsico, Unilever and Colgate Palmolive. 150,000 acres of Indonesian Rain Forest destroyed for supplying palm oil to  these and other major companies despite thei...
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Posted by on in Solar
10. Georgia With more than 1.5 GW of solar, Georgia places 10th when it comes to cumulative solar capacity, and has enough to supply the equivalent of 174,014 homes with solar energy, according to the SEIA. 9. Utah With 30,500 solar installations, Utah is home to over 1.6 GW of solar capacity acc...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization that made waves in 2015 with its grand plans and new approach to ridding the oceans of plastic, last weekend launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from the San Francisco Bay. “System 001”headed to a location 240 nautical miles offshore f...
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