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The Union of Concerned scientists have collected the answers to the question of whether your state has a plan From accelerating sea level rise to longer and more severe heat waves to extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy, Americans are already suffering from the costly consequences of climate change. It ... keep reading
Instead of guns in their hands they clutch spades and rakes. Instead of bullets and bombs, they have seeds and plants. Those are the guerilla gardeners, a type of soldiers of nature if you will. Guerilla gardeners find small or large patches of abandoned or neglected land and turn them ... keep reading
Why are the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico hotspots of sea level rise? Global, regional, and local factors all affect the rate of local sea level rise. In the Gulf region, land is subsiding, which allows the ocean to penetrate farther inland. Along the East Coast, changes in the ... keep reading
This story from the Globe and Mail yesterday fills you with confidence about the safety of this pipeline . Yeah Right ! "A pipeline that leaked in northern Alberta was only five years old and designed to last for 30, according to top executives with Apache Canada, the company responsible for a ... keep reading
Australia is failing to implement World Heritage Committee recommendations for the Great Barrier Reef, which could put its future World Heritage status at risk, according to a report released by WWF and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today. On the eve of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Cambodia, the ... keep reading
Designed by Brooklyn-based firm STUDIOKCA, a giant pavilion made out of thousands of plastic bottles was constructed on Governors Island as part of FIGMENT NYC. ‘Head in the Clouds‘ officially opened to the public over the weekend, built by the firm and more than 300 volunteers from the Emerging NY ... keep reading
The Surfrider Foundation has a mission . It's the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. You can think about that as three concepts. "Protection and enjoyment", we don't want to put a velvet rope around a beach and tell people to keep ... keep reading
Bill McKibben is one of the most endearing speakers you could hope to hear. From his quiet humour to his logic to his message of despair and hope both at once it is so worth hearing. he is funny, bright, strangely humble and making things happen. This is a short ... keep reading
I knew this beautiful Island of Molokai that I loved, even before Bill, was the last Hawaiian Island and needed to be protected from further subdivision development and intrusion by outside cultures that would change and influence the native Hawaiian culture here even more then it already had. I had ... keep reading
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