Archive | February, 2012

Over 180M Tons of Toxic Waste Dumped Into World’s Oceans, Rivers, and Lakes Each Year | The EnvironmentaList | Earth Island Journal | Earth Island Institute

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

Mining enough gold for just a single wedding band generates, on average, 20 tons of contaminated mine waste…
Via www.earthisland.org

The carbon cycle: blink and you won’t miss it › Bernie’s Basics (ABC Science)

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

“Cycle” is a generous description for the movement of carbon around the planet. Festival of double-headed arrows and maths is more like it.”
Via www.abc.net.au

Whalers not welcome in NZ – Greens

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

Japanese whalers reported to be in New Zealand waters should be forced to leave, the Green Party says.
Via tvnz.co.nz

Shark fin soup is bad for the environment and your brain

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

Environmental News with a Sticky Twist…
Via www.greenfudge.org

Help Stop More Navy Sonar Now!!! Please Comment Help Cetaceans

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

Help Stop More Navy Sonar Now!!! Please Comment Help Cetaceans
Via nwtteis.com

BMAA Neurotoxin Found In Shark Fins Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

Craving a bowl of shark fin soup? Think again. Miami researchers have found high concentrations of the neurotoxin BMAA – linked to Alzheimer’s disease – in shark fins.
Via www.asianscientist.com

How fish send alarm signals (ScienceAlert)

29 Feb

Via Scoop.itMakamundo (Earthly)

Fish can smell fragmented sugar compounds sent out by an injured team member, allowing them to escape, a new study shows.
Via pda.sciencealert.com.au