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Some might say these are trying days. Well, I would feel better if [eople would stop saying "true fact" it's either a face or not and any educated person should know the difference. Climate change is a fact and not up to speculation.

Posted by on in Climate Change
OTTAWA — The economic impact of climate change on Canada could climb to billions of dollars per year, according to a study published Thursday by a policy group that advises the Canadian government. The report "Paying the Price: The Economic Impacts of Climate Change for Canada" by the National Round...
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Posted by on in Fishing
Fishing restrictions near the coast lines have been in place for many years, of which many local fishermen are well aware. These restrictions are understood to be vital in maintaining a stable population of wild fish for harvesting.  In recent years, due to these restrictions, many industria...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
Eastport, Maine Eastport is used to being on the fringe of things – the easternmost city in the United States, a remote outpost of Maine's poorest county, and one of the westernmost communities of the Bay of Fundy, home to the world's most dramatic tidal swings. But in recent years, this community...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
The oil spills from offshore wells operated by ConocoPhillips in China's Bohai Bay are posing political and technical challenges for the oil company far messier than the crude and drilling mud seeping from the seabed.   The company said Monday that it had complied with a government order to s...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports on Hong Kong airport’s proposed HK$136 billion ($17 billion) third runway. The airport may need to reclaim about 650 hectares of land from the sea to build the runway. Groups including Civic Party lawmakers have opposed the plan on concern about its effect on marine wi...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Masao Kanamitsu, whose pioneering efforts transformed the ability of scientists to detect climate patterns over the course of decades, died of cancer Aug. 17 at his home in Del Mar, Calif. He was 67. The researcher known to friends and family simply as "Kana" was well known nationally and internat...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Biologists have identified the world's most vulnerable coral reefs. Each so-called hot spot is a marine region rife with organisms found nowhere else and threatened by human influence.   The 10 hot spots "represent very high priorities for conservation because they contain a disproportion...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
The Coral Sea is perhaps best known and celebrated for the area that occupies much of its western edge: the Great Barrier Reef, which fringes the northeastern Australian coast. The world's largest coral reef, it was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1981 in recognition of its extensiv...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration is expected to exceed 500 parts per million and global temperatures to rise by at least 2°C by 2050 to 2100, values that significantly exceed those of at least the past 420,000 years during which most extant marine organisms evolved. Under conditions expected...
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Posted by on in Human Health
When you think about what constitutes a healthy meal, chances are you're not thinking of a burger and fries from your favorite fast food spot. However, a number of major fast food chains have recently taken the initiative to offer healthier menu options to kids -- including Burger King, McDonald's, ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The ice caps are still melting, the ozone layer is still disappearing and Al Gore is getting pissed. In a speech at the Aspen Institute last week the former Vice President hid no emotion when he disputed claims that global warming was not happening by repeatedly shouting “bullsh*t.” “They pay ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Hundreds of United Nations global warming scientists have just met in France via Earth-destroying air travel, ironically at a time of unseasonably cool temperatures across France, to once again justify their funding.  Apparently the overall temperature of Earth is set to maybe rise 4 degrees Fa...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
The fallout from a ruptured oil pipeline in the Yellowstone River this month is spilling into a larger debate over whether the U.S. should allow the expansion of a pipeline that would carry more crude from Canada's oil sands to American refineries. The July 1 accident at Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Silvert...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
  “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” -Joseph Heller, Catch 22 Ever wonder where your tax dollars go? I mean besides wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, bailouts for Wall Street and tax cuts for the richest of the rich. How about our government’s rapidly expanding...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
  Malfunctioning equipment at an oil well site leaked thousands of gallons of oil into a creek south of Rawlins, federal regulators said Monday, although they weren’t sure of the exact total. The spill into Emigrant Creek, where cleanup operations are under way, totaled between 1,000 and 10,0...
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Posted by on in Forestry
  All but seven percent of the world's tropical forests are “managed poorly or not at all” despite efforts to boost sustainability, according to a major report released Tuesday.Forces driving forest destruction across four continents – including rising food and fuel prices, and growing demand ...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
The 8th of June is World Oceans Day, our annual chance to celebrate all things marine! Coordinated by The Ocean Project and The World Ocean Network, World Oceans Day encourages us to consider everything that the oceans provide us with — from oxygen to climate regulation, food to pharmaceut...
Photo of a hawksbill turtle caught in a net
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Posted by on in Agriculture
Despite the crippling effects of the recent economic slowdown on many industries, the organic agriculture sector not only sustained itself during this period, but also showed signs of growth."In 2009, organic farming was practiced on 90.4 million hectares (90.4 million acres) worldwide, a 5.7 percen...
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Posted by on in Food
I eat a lot of organic food. In fact, about 80% of the food that goes into my body is organic. I cannot tell you how many times I get teased about eating “dirt” from many of my friends, and even my family.  A friend recently quizzed me about my reasons for eating organic. I claimed that one ...
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Posted by on in Arts and Entertainment
  Throughout history, artists have joined forces with political movements to battle injustice and demand a better and more beautiful world. Picasso's "Guernica" captured the horrors of the German bombing of civilians in 1937. "Solidarity Forever," "We Shall Overcome," and "Give Peace a Chance"...
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