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  • EPA Proposes Smog Standards to Safeguard Americans from Air Pollution

    Wed 2:25pm By Guest
    By EPA WASHINGTON– Based on extensive recent scientific evidence about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone, or smog, EPA is proposing to strengthen air quality standards to within a range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb) to better … Continue…
  • NASA Captures a Year in the Life of Earth’s CO2

    Nov 20, 2014, 1:56 am By Guest
    Courtesy of NASA An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe. Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the ……
  • Global Fishing Watch is Eye on the Ocean

    Nov 17, 2014, 1:35 am By Susan Colby
    Close to 90 percent of the world’s oceans are over-fished or fully exploited, according to 2014 report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Fishing fleets operate way out to sea, often operating in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and ……
  • Land Trust Alliance Teams with Environmental, Health Allies to Combat National Health Crisis of…

    Nov 14, 2014, 1:51 pm By Guest
    “If nature contact were a medication, we would be prescribing it to everybody.” ~ Howard Frumkin, dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington Cooperative Initiative Anchored by Wingspread Declaration The Land Trust Alliance, a…
  • The U.S. and China Announce New Actions to Reduce Carbon Pollution

    Nov 12, 2014, 5:34 pm By Guest
    By John Podesta & John Holdren The White House Blog Today in Beijing, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made history by jointly announcing the United States’ and China’s respective targets for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions driving…
  • Europe Faces Crunch Decision on Climate Policy

    Oct 23, 2014, 12:02 pm By Guest
    By Kieran Cooke As European leaders meet to take a final decision on a new climate and energy policy up to 2030, there is intense interest worldwide to see if Europe opts to take a bold lead in tackling climate … Continue reading →
  • California Geese Applaud Ruling on Foie Gras

    Oct 22, 2014, 3:51 am By Penny Stallings
    Or they would if they could, because the October 14, 2014 Supreme Court ruling means that California’s ban of the sale of foie gras, a delicacy that is produced by force-feeding corn to ducks and geese so as to enlarge their … Continue reading →
  • World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

    Oct 16, 2014, 2:29 pm By Guest
    By Food Tank We must do more to incentivize, celebrate and exponentially improve the lives of family farmers to ensure all people have access to fresh, healthy food. Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in … Continue reading →
  • Star-Studded Conservation Campaign

    Oct 7, 2014, 1:49 am By Susan Colby
    Conservation International, (CI) a non-profit that operates around the world working on topics related to ecosystems, biodiversity and human well-being recently launched the “Nature is Speaking” campaign, a series of videos featuring the voices of…
  • Enjoy the Colorful Lunar Eclipse on October 7 – 8

    Oct 6, 2014, 2:15 am By Guest
    By Dr. Tony Phillips Science@NASA On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8th, not long before sunrise, the bright full Moon over North America will turn a lovely shade of celestial red. It’s a lunar eclipse—visible from all parts of the USA. “It … Continue reading…
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