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Takeaway from the UN Biodiversity Report: Time to Give Nature Some Love

Written by on May 12, 2019 in Environment with 0 Comments
Takeaway from the UN Biodiversity Report: Time to Give Nature Some Love

The world’s scientists have done their job and now it’s up to us—primed with our love of living things and of Earth’s special places that enrich our souls and lives.

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‘Ominous’ UN Report Warns Human Activity Has Pushed One Million Plant and Animal Species to Brink of Extinction

Written by on May 7, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
‘Ominous’ UN Report Warns Human Activity Has Pushed One Million Plant and Animal Species to Brink of Extinction

A United Nations report described as the most authoritative and comprehensive assessment of global biodiversity ever published found that human exploitation of the natural world has pushed a million plant and animal species to the brink of extinction—with potentially devastating implications for the future of civilization.

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Landmark UN Report to Show ‘Transformational Change’ Urgently Needed Save Humanity and Natural World From Nightmarish Future

Written by on May 5, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Landmark UN Report to Show ‘Transformational Change’ Urgently Needed Save Humanity and Natural World From Nightmarish Future

A new landmark United Nations report on biodiversity set for release on Monday will say that a perilous and miserable future awaits the natural world and human civilization unless we rapidly bring an end to humanity’s destructive “business as usual” approach to the economy, food production, and energy usage.

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Groups Sue FDA Over ‘Unlawful and Irresponsible’ Approval of Frankenfish

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 3 Comments
Groups Sue FDA Over ‘Unlawful and Irresponsible’ Approval of Frankenfish

The lawsuit states that the FDA does not have the authority to regulate GE animals and that approving the salmon paves the way for other GE fish, as well as farm animals like chickens, cows, and pigs.

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The Original Geo-Engineers: How to Save the Iconic West from the Cow

Posted by on July 31, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Original Geo-Engineers: How to Save the Iconic West from the Cow

The struggle between boomers and conservationists in the American West is intensifying as heat-parched, beetle-gnawed forests ignite in annual epic firestorms, reservoirs dry up, and Rocky Mountain snow is ever more stained with blowing desert dust.

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Grazing Animals Could Save Biodiversity in Over-Fertilized Grasslands Worldwide

Posted by on March 12, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Grazing Animals Could Save Biodiversity in Over-Fertilized Grasslands Worldwide

A study of grasslands on six continents suggests a way to counteract the human-made overdose of fertilizer that threatens to permanently alter the biodiversity of the world’s native prairies. The solution is one that nature devised: let grazing animals crop fast growing grasses that can out-compete native plants in an over-fertilized world. Grazing works in a way that is also natural and simple. The herbivores—or grazing and browsing animals—feed on tall grasses that block sunlight from reaching the ground, making the light available to other plants.

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