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‘Beyond Unacceptable’: Judge OKs Uranium Mine at Grand Canyon

Posted by on August 13, 2015 in Environment with 0 Comments
‘Beyond Unacceptable’: Judge OKs Uranium Mine at Grand Canyon

Uranium mining can pollute aquifers that feed canyon springs and Havasu Falls. “We are still recovering from the last uranium rush which poisoned so much water it’ll take generations to clean up,” said Clark.

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The Hidden Hand Behind “Natural” Disasters

Posted by on December 9, 2014 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
The Hidden Hand Behind “Natural” Disasters

Strengthening climate resilience requires reversing the degradation of ecosystems. Protecting and restoring our rivers and wetlands are key.

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California Drought Worst in 1,200 Years: Study

Posted by on December 7, 2014 in Environment with 0 Comments
California Drought Worst in 1,200 Years: Study

The last three years of drought in California were the worst that the state has experienced in 1,200 years, a study published Thursday by Geophysical Research Letters has found.. Scientists warn that prolonged, historic droughts may recur in the future

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The Plant Most Fundamental to Life on Earth

Posted by on December 1, 2014 in Environment with 0 Comments
The Plant Most Fundamental to Life on Earth

The forests in most countries around the equator, such as the Brazilian Amazon, have suffered greatly. In the 1960’s they were cut down to make way for cattle ranching and crop cultivation. At that time, governments were quick to loosen their restrictions on protected lands to benefit from high beef prices, driven by the growing fast food industry and foreign agricultural interests. Thanks to funding from McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s, governments were able to give subsidies to local farmers to burn down sections of the rainforest and make room for cattle pastures, as well as cultivate large quantities of crop such as soybean and African palm.

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Small Wages, Huge Pollution: New Report Exposes Walmart’s Coal-Saturated Climate Destruction

Posted by on November 20, 2014 in Environment with 0 Comments
Small Wages, Huge Pollution: New Report Exposes Walmart’s Coal-Saturated Climate Destruction

Undermining claims of ‘leadership in sustainability,’ new report reveals mega-retailers heavy dependence on coal-fired electricity

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Navigating Unseen Currents of Energy that Surround Us

Posted by on November 2, 2014 in Environment with 1 Comment
Navigating Unseen Currents of Energy that Surround Us

We are constantly exposed to an electromagnetic field (also EMF or EM field) which is a physical field produced byelectrically charged objects. It affects the behavior of charged objects in the vicinity of the field. That means – you! You can think of this sea of energy as one of the natural laws governing the material world, and unless you are a highly advanced yogi or sage able to completely block this energetic interference with your own energy, you are being bombarded with electromagnetic waves of all sorts

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Photos That Give Voice to the Animal Kingdom – Frans Lanting

Posted by on October 29, 2014 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Photos That Give Voice to the Animal Kingdom – Frans Lanting

Nature photographer Frans Lanting uses vibrant images to take us deep into the animal world. In this short, visual talk he calls for us to reconnect with other earthly creatures, and to shed the metaphorical skins that separate us from each other.

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