Archive | May, 2012

Hawaii first state to ban plastic bags at checkout

21 May

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By now, it’s hardly news when a city bans plastic bags at checkout counters — but an entire state? That’s happened in Hawaii, where Honolulu County has joined the state’s three other counties to give Hawaii a first-in-the-nation title.

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REPAIRING ECOSYSTEMS—SIX LESSONS FROM HISTORY

21 May

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Because the availability of choices dictates the amount of control we feel we have over our sense of security, a potential loss of money is the breeding ground for environmental injustice. This is …

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The Pacific Ocean Is Dying

21 May

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Just prior to the Supermoon of March 18th, 2011, the world witnessed a natural and manmade disaster of epic proportions.

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Most mammals won’t flee climate change fast enough

15 May

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As the climate changes over the next century, the ranges of nearly 90 percent of mammal species will shrink — in many cases because animals won’t be able to get to areas where the climate is going to become suitable for them, says new research.
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Hammerhead Shark Protection in Costa Rica Involves Genetic Analysis

14 May

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In the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, hammerhead sharks spend their nights feeding on squid and their days healing their wounds near underwater aid stations where other fish symbiotically cleanse their injuries.

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Breaking News: Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson Arrested in Frankfurt, Germany

14 May

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via Sea Shepherd South Africa: BREAKING NEWS: Via Scott West – “Captain Paul Watson was arrested today at Frankfurt airport on a warrant for his arrest for his intervention for the shar…

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Whatever happened to… #LeaveNothingButFootprints

11 May

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#LeaveNothingButFootprints Support the FOOTPRINTS PROJECT!

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