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On Earth Day, These Photos Remind Us Just How Little We Know Of The Planet We Call Home

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
We often live our lives confined to a minuscule part of this amazing planet. These photos will remind you of the most extreme parts of Earth that are out there....

Urgency Grows in Panama as Dam Building Continues

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“It’s been two months,” Ngöbe indigenous leader Weni Bagama told me this week, describing the Ngöbe indigenous community members who are camping alongside the banks of the Tabasará River.They are there in protest of the Barro Blanco dam, ...

Greeley school parents' fury forces oil and gas driller to back down

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10 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
An oil and gas industry proposal to drill 19 wells within 900 feet of an elementary school inGreeleyignited such parent fury that company officials on Monday backed down.

Campaign Heats Up To Free Lolita the Orca

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(An infant orca was captured in 1970, named Lolita, and has lived ever since in a tiny pool at the Miami Seaquarium. The following is about her life and a growing movement supported by Earthjustice to have Lolita reintroduced to her native waters and possibly rejoined with h...

Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

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Jimmy Carter will urge President Obama Wednesday to block the Keystone XL pipeline

One Step Forward, One Back for America's Rainforest

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
For the Tongass National Forest, last week brought a long-overdue agency action that helped offset an unfortunate court decision. The Tongass stretches 500 miles by 100 miles through the islands of Alaska's southeast panhandle.In a day you can walk from its cold North Paci...

5 Sky Events This Week: Full Lunar Eclipse and Lord of the Rings

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This is a big week even for the most amateur of sky-watchers, with a rare full lunar eclipse and Mars getting as close as it ever does to Earth. Moon shadow play. The moon will appear to be orange-red late Monday night and early Tuesday morning as it ...

Carbon dioxide levels cross major threshold

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There is now more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than has been observed in all of recorded human history.

Two 15-Foot Oarfish Surface Off Mexican Coast, Elusive ‘Sea Serpents’ Caught On Camera [VIDEO]

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
A group of kayakers in Mexico came across two, 15-foot oarfish, and caught the whole encounter on video.

What a Ban on Fracking in Denton Could Mean For the Rest of Texas

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19 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Come elections in November, the city of Denton could be split between two very different futures.The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (DAG) recently got enough signatures on a petition to place an ordinance banning fracking within city limits on local ballots. Though other communities in Texas have passed restrictions ...

California Farmers Look to Oil Industry for Water

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13 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
As water supplies tighten for California farmers, some are looking to an unlikely new source: a water recycling project in one of the state's oldest oil fields.

Ohio cracks down on fracking over earthquake worries

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Ohio is set to slap the oil and gas industry with more regulations, due to an alleged link between hydraulic fracturing near fault lines and increased earthquakes.The Ohio Department of Natural Re

$3 million verdict for 'first fracking trial'

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A jury awarded $3 million to a Texas family whose property was destroyed by fracking.

More Investors Pull Out of Maligned Pebble Mine

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International mining firm Rio Tinto yesterday became the second out of three remaining investors to pull its funding from a much-maligned and controversial proposed gold and copper mine in wild and scenic Alaska, the Pebble Mine. Last September, Anglo American, a London-base...

Man saves 375 lbs black bear from drowning (with photos and video)

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Rescuing a 375 lbs Male Black BearFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist Adam Warwick just couldn't let the bear drown, so he took off his shirt and dive after it. The 375 lbs black bear had been spotted in a residential area,

What Has Been Causing These Historic Droughts?

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In a world where a forest the size of Germany is leveled and burned every year... where formerly fertile farmlands have been reduced to desert...where biblical-sized drought has caused communities to crumble and pushed nations into war... humankind must either join the fight...

In another blow to Pebble Mine, Rio Tinto pulls out

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11 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Mining giant Rio Tinto has pulled out of Alaska's Pebble Mine, dealing another blow to the project.

Renewable Village

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In order to survive a small Alaska village is showing the way to fight climate change Alexanna Salmon says her small Alaskan village of less than 70 people n...

Amid showdown with energy-rich Russia, calls rise in Europe to start fracking

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18 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Engaged in a showdown with Russia, leaders push shale gas as a path to energy independence.

UK smog: David Cameron accused of misunderstanding air pollution crisis

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16 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
European commission spokesman says PM's remarks that conditions are due to Saharan dust are 'more than disappointing'

In Landmark Ruling, Jury Says Fracking Company Must Pay $3 Million To Sickened Family

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12 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
"As we get more and more information about what the impacts of this industry really are, I think we're going to see more and more of these kinds of verdicts."