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Published July 20th on Climate Progress Blog: Guest bloggers Van Jones, CAP Senior Fellow and former adviser to president Obama on green jobs, and Jorge Madrid, Research Associate at CAP, explain the shortcomings of the latest attempt to broker a Senate compromise … Continue reading
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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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
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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MARCELO AIZEN and LAWRENCE HARDER explain the complex questions behind colony-collpase disorder. See the full Op-Ed here. IN the past five years, as the phenomenon known as colony-collapse disorder has spread across the United States and Europe, causing the disappearance … Continue reading
FROM today’s NYTimes: “Greenhouse Gases Imperil Health, E.P.A. Announces:” The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday issued a final ruling that greenhouse gases posed a danger to human health and the environment, paving the way for regulation of carbon dioxide emissions … Continue reading
Native Peoples Native Homelands Climate Change Workshop II: Prior Lakes, Minnesota, USA, November 18-21, 2009
Oakland, USA: Footage of interview shot by Global Oneness Project of People’s Grocery Co-founder and Executive Director Brahm Ahmadi speaking on efforts to transform our modern food system.
BROOKLYN, USA: Former landfills becoming a thriving ecological reserve. In a $200 million project, the city’s Department of Environmental Protection covered the Fountain Avenue Landfill and the neighboring Pennsylvania Avenue Landfill with a layer of plastic, then put down clean … Continue reading
Posted last month on edge regenerate blog, NICHOLAS MANG delivers briefly for a culture that supports an ethical treatment of the land. He makes his point by asking the reader to remember that as: “(…) culture has awakened to the … Continue reading
Children hold carrots grown in the Glide rooftop garden (San Francisco). Todays NYTimes has the story here.
From last years Tedtalks: mycologist Paul Stamets details mycelium fungus, and he explains six ways that mushrooms fit into solving the energy crisis, cleaning soil, and addressing disease, like smallpox and flu.
The NYTimes reported here last Sunday that Dow Chemical and Algenol Biofuels: (…) are set to announce Monday that they will build a demonstration plant that, if successful, would use algae to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol as a vehicle … Continue reading