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Posted by on in Food
  Shared from the 12/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Motoko Rich and Makiko Inoue © The New York Times Co. IWAKI, JAPAN»The overpowering earthquake and tsunami that ripped through northern Japan in March 2011 took so much from Tatsuo Niitsuma, a commercial fisherman in this coastal c...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  Shared from the 12/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Nuclear industry hopes of one day bringing small, factory-built nuclear power plants to communities and industrial sites have cleared a first regulatory hurdle with the Trump administration, over objec...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  Shared from the 12/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Mari YamaguchiThe Associated Press TOKYO» Japan on Friday revised a roadmap for the cleanup of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, further delaying the removal of thousands of spent fuel units that remain in cooling pools ...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
BY HANNAH KEEGAN FOR PEOPLE Greta Thunberg has got our attention. Now, her generation is poised to make a real difference. Greta Thunberg was 15 when she turned up at the Swedish parliament in 2018 on a one-teenager protest against climate change. In the year since, her acc...
Greta Thunberg during her school stirke for the climate our´tside the Parliament building in Stockholm Sweden
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Posted by on in Ecotourism
by Angela Logomasini  | December 21, 2019 If you are looking to find some eco-friendly holiday gifts and decorations this year, be careful what advice you follow. Intentional or not, many suggestions about “eco-friendly” products are faulty because they are driven more by political preferences...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
The Trump administration is systematically remaking U.S. policies toward public lands, moving aggressively to open protected areas for development – from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota, to the red rock country of Utah, to the nation’s largest national forest in Alaska. BY JIM ROBBINS ...
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Posted by on in Recycling
Shared from the 12/14/2019 The Denver Post eEdition “WAR ON PLASTICS” A public hearing on the proposal is slated for Dec. 16 By Conrad Swanson
The Denver Post Denver’s proposed fee for single-use bags is just the beginning of what City Council President Jolon Clark envisions as a “war on pla...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 12/15/2019 The Denver Post eEdition RENEWABLE ENERGY LOSING OUT By Christina Larson
The Associated Press WASHINGTON»As world leaders gathered in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight fell on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burn...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 12/12/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   Time magazine said teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is being honored for work that transcends backgrounds and borders. Time, via The Associated Press MADRID » Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
The world’s oceans are gasping for breath, a report issued Saturday at the annual global climate talks in Madrid has concluded. The report represents the combined efforts of 67 scientists from 17 countries and was released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. It found that oxygen ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Emily Guskin, Scott Clement and Joel Achenbach  Dec. 9, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. MST Americans remain shaky on the details of climate science even as they have grown increasingly concerned about human activity warming the Earth, according to a national poll by The Washington Post a...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
From Participant (Spotlight), DARK WATERS tells the shocking and heroic story of an attorney (Mark Ruffalo) who risks his career and family to uncover a dark secret hidden by one of the world’s largest corporations and to bring justice to a community dangerously exposed for decades to deadly chemica...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 12/6/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jeffrey Collins 
The Associated Press SWANSBORO, N.C.»Historic cities and towns along the Southeastern U.S. coast have survived wars, hurricanes, disease outbreaks and other calamities, but now that sea levels are creeping up with no ...
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Posted by on in Lakes/Rivers/Wetlands
Shared from the 12/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Allen G. Breed
The Associated Press FLAMINGO, FLA.» Grabbing a clump of vegetation to steady herself, Tiffany Troxler gingerly slides her feet along the makeshift boardwalk as she ventures out into the marsh. The boards sag, dipping her up...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
On November 29th and December 6th, young people across the country will join a national #ClimateStrike to continue the incredible momentum we saw this September. With the consequences of climate change becoming  more clear and dire with each passing day, a new powerful wave of the climate move...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
https://www.earthprotect.com/donate-34, Your donation will go to help over 50 environmental nonprofits who are the heroes that work every day to help conserve and protect your air, water, wildlife, health and more. Earth Protect works to increase their visibility and engage supporters. We thank you....
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Posted by on in Solar
Nov. 20, 2019 02:50PM EST RENEWABLE ENERGY "This singular scientific achievement was accomplished at Heliog Olivia Rosaneen's commercial facility in Lancaster, California." Heliogen A startup backed by Bill Gates unveiled a breakthrough solar technology Tuesday that could free heavy industry ...
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Posted by on in Recycling
Shared from the 11/17/2019 The Denver Post eEdition INDONESIA By Richard C. Paddock The New York Times More than 30 commercial kitchens in Tropodo, a village on the eastern side of Indonesia’s main island, Java, fuel their tofu production by burning a mix of paper and plastic waste, some of ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  Newly formed bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus. Senator Mike Bennett, (D-CO) Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to craft and advance bipartisan climate change solutions. The team of eight senators has launched this effor...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Nearly a quarter of the nation's carbon dioxide emissions come from fossil fuels developed on federal lands, according to a 2018 government study, and BLM manages the majority of that development. "This is a big slice of the pie," said Diana Dascalu-Joffe, an attorney at the Center for Biological D...
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