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Ancient Climate and Evolution Research 1° (1 reply)

Will life adapt to new climate changes and how has it dealt with different climates in the past? I am studying the environment 500 million years ago during the Cambrian period, when we see an Explosion of life in the fossil record - the "Cambrian Explosion". Follow the link to ...

Started by Anna W. in October, about Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

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Vanishing glaciers 7° (2 replies)

Interested in the effect of climate change upon the world's glacier landscapes? How fast is the ice really Melting? Based on current research we have ascertained some of the following figures: In Uganda the glaciers of the Ruwenzori Mountains will be gone in 2025, In Tanzania the top of Kilimanjaro ...

Started by Klaus T. in April 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Water, Weather

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Stop Misleading Energy Pipedreams with your signature! 1° (1 reply)

Please sign my petition "Stop Misleading Energy Pipedreams." Remind Congress that we don’t want to be misled into conclusions based on distracting statements that suggest that energy “independence” substitutes for real energy security. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/973/117/362/stop-misleading-energy-pipedreams/ Thanks, Maria

Started by Maria L. in May 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media, Politics & Government, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Solar, Transport

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The future of organic Soy 2° (2 replies)

Just been hearing that the biggest dairy milk producer of North America, after buying most/all soya milk brands there, has just bought Europe's largest producer too. Gameplan seems to be, to next aquire the soy growing areas of SE Asia and then it'll all be tied up. No possibility then, ...

Started by Phil L. in July 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Food, Genetic Modification, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Organic, Politics & Government

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How about this an online community for tracking environmental issues. 1° (1 reply)

What do you think about this http://igg.me/at/globespotter it's an idea for a map based website summarizing all the environmental issues.

Started by Joel B. in March, about Air Quality, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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MINUS ONE - REDUCE THE FONT SIZE BY 1 BEFORE PRINTING. SAVE PAPER. HELP THE FORESTS. 5° (5 replies)

The world bodies, like UN, WWF, Greenpeace are trying their best to save forests. But it isn’t just world bodies alone that can achieve the goal. It needs contribution from individuals like us. Everyone wants to save forests. But often they lack the resource, direction and time. So here is ...

Started by Shiva K. in January 2012, about Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Logging, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water, Weather

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Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2° (2 replies)

Registration is Now Open for PIELC 2013! University of Oregon School of Law From an initial gathering of just fifteen speakers and seventy-five participants in 1983, we have grown to become one of the world’s most important environmental law conferences. The Conference is full of energy, innovation, and inspiration for ...

Started by Jesse H. in February 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Industry & Business, Logging, Organic, Politics & Government, Pollution, Recycling, Water

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Earth Day re-Green contest for businesses - WIN 100 Eco-Friendly Pens With Your Business Name On Them 0° (no replies)

Hi, On this Earth Day we are running an awareness contest for businesses. Request you to take 2mins to Share your Green Business Ideas! The Winner gets 100 Eco-Friendly Pens with their business logo/name imprinted on them. Kindly Join & Share the contest with your online networks. Every contribution & ...

Started by Susan S. in April 2011, about Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Global Dimming, Pollution, Recycling

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Could tailings be made into grit for roads? 0° (no replies)

Whilst much of the composition of tailings (waste rock and minerals from mining etc)is environmentally hazardous, is there a way for the bulk barren rock to be converted into a safe and economical source of grit for roads? As we saw in the recent cold spell here in Ireland grit ...

Started by Clare S. in December 2010, about Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Recycling, Transport

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earth soil 3° (3 replies)

Soil makes up the outermost layer of our planet. Topsoil is the most productive soil layer. Soil has varying amounts of organic matter (living and dead organisms), minerals, and nutrients. Five tons of topsoil spread over an acre is only as thick as a dime. Natural processes can take more ...

Started by Naga P. in May 2010, about Earth, Soil, & Landscape

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Global Youth Panel 2° (2 replies)

Hello to everyone! As you all know the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference is approaching, and here at Debatewise we are attempting to put together a one thousand strong panel of young people to debate the issues that arise in Copehagen. We want this panel to contain people from every country ...

Started by Ricky D. in October 2009, about Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Global Dimming, Logging, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water, Weather

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Curtailing new coal mining operations 1° (1 reply)

It is abundantly clear that coal mining is an environmental disaster on many levels. Certainly, Big Coal is doing a masterful job keeping the facts of how mining coal brutalizes the environment under the radar of the general public. Recently, two colleagues of min -- Clair Jones of Utah Chapter ...

Started by Steve T. in November 2009, about Celebrities, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Water, Weather

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