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Bike-Path Made From Recycled Plastic Waste Opens In The Netherlands

Posted by on September 17, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Bike-Path Made From Recycled Plastic Waste Opens In The Netherlands

The world’s first plastic bicycle path made of recycled bottles, cups and packaging has opened in the Netherlands, as part of a pilot that could see similar roads open up across the country.

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To Prevent ‘Major Extinction Crisis,’ Scientist Call for Designating Half of Planet as Protected Areas by 2050

Posted by on September 17, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
To Prevent ‘Major Extinction Crisis,’ Scientist Call for Designating Half of Planet as Protected Areas by 2050

A pair of leading scientists is calling on the global community to spend the next few decades working toward formal protections for at least half of the world’s oceans and lands, warning that as the human population nears its projected 10 billion by mid-century, several species will face a heightened threat of extinction.

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A Call To Protect Much More Land and Sea From Human Encroachment

Posted by on September 16, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
A Call To Protect Much More Land and Sea From Human Encroachment

A noted figure in the science world has paired with a colleague to pen an editorial for the journal Science. Jonathan Baillie, executive VP and chief scientist at the National Geographic Society and Ya-Ping Zhang with the Chinese Academy of Sciences have published a paper strongly supporting the idea of establishing many more land and sea areas as protected sites. Failure to do so, they warn, could spell doom for many species, perhaps including our own.

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Warnings Intensify as FEMA Says Hurricane Florence “Will Be a Mike Tyson Punch to Carolina Coast”

Posted by on September 15, 2018 in Environment, Preparedness with 0 Comments
Warnings Intensify as FEMA Says Hurricane Florence “Will Be a Mike Tyson Punch to Carolina Coast”

With reports of skyscraper-likes waves out at sea, the potential for historic coastal surges and rainfalls, and severe threats to vulnerable nuclear plants and other industrial waste sites—a behemoth Hurricane Florence is fast-approaching the southeastern U.S. coast

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Across All Seven Continents, #RiseForClimate Actions Demand Elected Leaders Commit to Fossil-Free Future

Posted by on September 9, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Across All Seven Continents, #RiseForClimate Actions Demand Elected Leaders Commit to Fossil-Free Future

Activists on Saturday hosted hundreds of #RiseForClimate demonstrations across all seven continents, drawing massive crowds “to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil-free world that puts people and justice before profits.”

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World Economy Can Reap $26 Trillion in a Decade by Fighting Climate Change

Posted by on September 8, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Preparedness with 0 Comments
World Economy Can Reap $26 Trillion in a Decade by Fighting Climate Change

Fighting climate change could generate more than 65 million new low-carbon jobs, avoid more than 700,000 premature deaths from air pollution and add $26 trillion to the global economy all by 2030, according to a major report from international experts.

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Influence of Vedic Philosophy on Nikola Tesla’s Idea of Free Energy

Influence of Vedic Philosophy on Nikola Tesla’s Idea of Free Energy

Science works best when in harmony with nature. If we put these two together, we can discover great technologies that can only come about when the consciousness of the planet is ready to embrace them.

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63,000 Flee Deadly Myanmar Dam Collapse

Posted by on September 1, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
63,000 Flee Deadly Myanmar Dam Collapse

Four people were killed and three went missing in the floods caused from a Myanmar Dam collapse in South East Asia with tens of thousands being displaced.

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Eyeing Landmark Verdict in Roundup Cancer Case, Vietnam Demands Monsanto Be Held Liable Over Agent Orange

Posted by on August 27, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Eyeing Landmark Verdict in Roundup Cancer Case, Vietnam Demands Monsanto Be Held Liable Over Agent Orange

In the wake of a U.S. court ordering Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to man who says its weedkiller Roundup caused his cancer, Vietnam has called on the agrichemical giant to pay reparations to Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange.

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Over The Last 7 Days Our Planet Has Been Violently Shaken By 144 Major Earthquakes

Posted by on August 25, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Over The Last 7 Days Our Planet Has Been Violently Shaken By 144 Major Earthquakes

Within the past few days, we have seen an enormous magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Venezuela and a giant magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit Fiji. Where will the next one strike?

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“It’s About Time”: Canada Celebrated for Banning Bee-Killing Neonics While US Backslides

Posted by on August 15, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
“It’s About Time”: Canada Celebrated for Banning Bee-Killing Neonics While US Backslides

While the Trump administration recently moved to roll back a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides in U.S. wildlife refuges, Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency on Wednesday unveiled plans to phase out two of the three main neonics currently allowed in the country. As The Canadian Press noted, “The agency has already announced plans to phase out the third pesticide in all outdoor uses, meaning it can’t be sprayed or used to pre-treat seeds before planting.”

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Bayer Stock Nosedives After Jury Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Covering Up Cancer Risks

Posted by on August 13, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Bayer Stock Nosedives After Jury Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Covering Up Cancer Risks

A jury’s decision last Friday to fine Monsanto $289 million is earth-shattering news. Apparently financial markets and analysts agree. Bayer stock nosedived after a jury’s decision last Friday to fine Monsanto $289 million for covering up cancer risks and causing terminal cancer.

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‘Guilty on All Counts!’: In Historic Victory, Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

Posted by on August 12, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
‘Guilty on All Counts!’: In Historic Victory, Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held to account for the powerful company’s toxic and deadly legacy, a court in California on Friday found the corporation liable for damages suffered by a cancer patient who alleged his sickness was directly caused by exposure to the glyphosate-based herbicides, including the widely used weedkiller Roundup.

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Court Rebukes EPA, Orders Ban on Pesticide That Harms Kids’ Brains

Posted by on August 11, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Court Rebukes EPA, Orders Ban on Pesticide That Harms Kids’ Brains

In a scathing opinion, a federal court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban chlorpyrifos, a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children.

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Newly Elected President of Mexico to Ban Fracking

Posted by on August 4, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Newly Elected President of Mexico to Ban Fracking

Mexico’s president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he will end the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, once he enters office on Dec. 1.

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