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“I was shocked and outraged to hear the story of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s much loved lion. Not only is it incomprehensible to me that anyone would want to kill an endangered animal (fewer than 20,000 wild lions in Africa today) but to lure Cecil from the safety of a national park and then to shoot him with...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks away after answering questions from reporters following a town hall campaign stop in Nashua, New Hampshire. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters Hillary Clinton’s pledge on Sunday to support renewable energy and boost subsidies for solar panels wa...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
By Mead Gruver, AP CHEYENNE — California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar power in their state, according to a University of Wyoming report released M...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
There are mounting calls for the prosecution of an American dentist who shot dead one of Africa’s most famous lions, as two other men involved in the hunt appeared in court in Zimbabwe to face poaching charges. Walter Palmer, who runs a dental practice in Minnesota and hunts big game in h...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Cecil, Zimbabwe’s most famous lion, was killed by an American dentist with the help of a Zimbabwean professional hunter. The Telegraph reports that Walter Palmer, 55, a dentist from Minnesota who is fond of hunting wildlife, paid $55,000 for the hunting down of the much-loved lion. Cecil—who was pa...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
By Jessica Oaks Technology has provided society with countless ways to gain information and take action toward a sustainable lifestyle. With global warming being a hot topic and constantly inconsistent extreme weather patterns taking place all across the globe, it is now more apparent than ever tha...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
As part of an unusual mortality event investigation, a team of scientists has discovered that dead bottlenose dolphins stranded in the northern Gulf of Mexico since the start of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have lung and adrenal lesions consistent with petroleum product exposure accordi...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
Co-located with the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit/ Islands Innovation Summit & Showcase/ Pacific Defense Energy Summit & Showcase  August 24-26, 2015 Honolulu Convention Center, Honolulu, HI  resiliencesummit.com   The event is the preeminent meeting place for internat...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
In the twentieth century, oil was black gold. But as we march deeper into the twenty-first century, we could have a lucrative new fuel on our hands. One that’s blue-green and sometimes a little smelly. It’s found in wastewater, but it’s capable of powering jets. It’s algae. How It Works To be...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The Vatican is set to hold a conference on climate change and sustainability next week, a month after the pope said changes in the global climate have made the Earth look like “an immense pile of filth.” The climate change meeting, which will be held July 21 and 22 alongside a meeting on ...
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Posted by on in Food
Meat consumption is causing climate change so what will it take to get people to eat less meat? The question refers to the fact that the meat and dairy industries are a major cause of climate change, so why are people still so stuck on supporting them? Even if we all left the lights on 24/7, the da...
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Posted by on in Animals
Pangolins are one of the planet's most unique and adorable species. The scaly, anteater-like creatures live in parts of Asia and Africa, and there's an entire task forcededicated to their protection. A popular Pokemon character, Sandslash, was even based on these "artichokes on legs." And...
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Posted by on in Animals
SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) may face legal action from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) after the organization claimed that one of the company's employees participated in several protests using a bogus name. PETA has accused the Orlando, Florida, theme park operator of mistr...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
By Caleb Jones HONOLULU — High above this bustling city — in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live — there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others. The 6,000-square-foot house has a view overlooking Diamond Head, Waikiki and t...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
If you ask most experts why we should worry about all those honeybees and wild bees that are famously dying off, they'll often give a simple answer: because bees pollinate so many of our crops. Without bees flitting from flower to flower, spreading pollen as they go, we wouldn’t have bountiful harv...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
They're big eyed, small bodies, hard boned, and busy. Busy bees are where your honey comes from, duh, but have you ever marveled at how intricate and thought out the whole honey making operation is for these nano sized critters? It all begins with the pollen. Bees have a miraculous ability to pollin...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
By Mark Jaffe The Denver Post A dispute between the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and one of its Colorado electric cooperatives has opened the way for more renewable energy in rural communities. At issue was whether the Delta-Montrose Electric Association could buy locally pro...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
President Barack Obama walks to board Marine One Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Santa Monica, Calif, landing zone en route to tape a podcast interview with comedian Marc Maron in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)  WASHINGTON - Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 5...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Fast pumping of oil and gas industry waste fluids deep underground — at rates exceeding 300,000 barrels a month — is linked to the national surge in earthquakes, according to a study unveiled Thursday. University of Colorado and U.S. Geolog...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion linked cli­mate change to hu­man health Tues­day, say­ing unchecked green­house gas pol­lu­tion could cause 57,000 deaths a year by 2100 from bad air and 12,000 from ex­treme tem­per­a­tures — find­ings Colorado law­mak­ers ad­dressed at a fo­rum. “The chang­ing cli­mat...
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