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NASA Captures First Photos of Massive ‘Arm’ of Oil Slick (Hundreds of Miles Long): Treehugger

Read the article here. Photos taken by NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite satellite on May 17th and released today show that the BP oil spill has a massive ‘arm’ that is spreading out in the … Continue reading

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U.N. Reports Eco-Systems at ‘Tipping Point’: CNN

CNN reported today: The world’s eco-systems are at risk of “rapid degradation and collapse” according to a new United Nations report. The third Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-3) published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) warns that unless “swift, radical … Continue reading

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Wildlife at Risk from Gulf of Mexico Spill : NYTimes Graphic

The oil spill from a deepwater well is threatening various birds and marine mammals along the Louisiana coast. The National Audubon Society has identified some of the most vulnerable birds. About 210,000 feet of protective boom has been laid.

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Weighing the Grain and Water Required to Produce a Pound of Beef

Sad to say that it’s only mildly startling to take a look at the sheer quantity of the resources required to produce  one pound of beef… What does it require to raise one pound of beef, then?  First, consider:  A … Continue reading

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Big Question: Feast or famine?

The University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment is discovering solutions to Earth’s biggest problems, including the big question of how are we going to feed a growing world without destroying the planet?

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Fall Ache

An ache turning twinge and sudden emptiness forming a hot heart burning, and releases scorched earth policy in ways of words said aloud or words quiet, just thought that a life is suffering and churlish and yet somehow we find … Continue reading

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Dirt! The Movie trailer

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