Archive For The “Global” Category

Eco vs. Ego

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Eco vs. Ego

EPA Pick’s History of Hostility to the Environment Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s pick to head the EPA, could have disastrous consequences for our health, air, water, and climate. As attorney general of Oklahoma, Pruitt turned his office into a crony capitalist institution, suing the EPA on behalf of big polluter “clients” who turned…

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WWF’s Living Planet Report

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WWF’s Living Planet Report

WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016 released and a few wildlife updates you should know Dear Paula, According to the Living Planet Report released today, vertebrate populations declined by 58% between 1970 and 2012. The report dives deep into a variety of research to document the health of the planet and what it means for humans…

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4 things you may not know about the heat wave

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4 things you may not know about the heat wave

Scott Weaver / Published July 21, 2016 The National Weather Service issued extreme heat warnings for a large swath of central United States this week, drawing comparisons to the dangerous heat events of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s. The combination of extreme heat and humidity in large Midwestern cities such as St Louis and…

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A Conversation With Whales

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A Conversation With Whales

By JAMES NESTOR APRIL 16, 2016 The New York Times Op-Docs and Annapurna Pictures are presenting a virtual-reality film, “The Click Effect,” about the free-diving researchers in this Opinion essay. To view it, download the NYT VR app on your mobile device, if you don’t already have it. (Gohere for Android, and here for iPhone.)…

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Climate Changes Health

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Climate Changes Health

A Four-Part Webinar Series APHA and ecoAmerica are proud to co-sponsor a four-part webinar series investigating the health impacts of climate change. The series explores the connection between climate change and key areas of our health: allergies and asthma; health risks in children; mental health; and transportation and healthy community design as a mitigation approach….

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12 Environmental Films to Put on Your Watch List

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12 Environmental Films to Put on Your Watch List

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/12-environmental-films-to-put-on-your-watch-list.html#ixzz46qOBWfpr

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Planet Earth Arts performances

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Planet Earth Arts performances

PLANET EARTH ARTS     Spring Dance Theater Performance This month, Planet Earth Arts—an initiative of Sustainable World Coalition—is presenting the West Coast Premiere of a powerful new dance theater work celebrating whales, dolphins and porpoises, crying out against their captivity and slaughter. The Sacrifice of Giants has stunned and moved audiences throughout Europe. We are thrilled…

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Spending Time In Nature Boosts Kindness And Generosity

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Spending Time In Nature Boosts Kindness And Generosity

Science Explains How Spending Time In Nature Boosts Kindness And Generosity According to research that has taken place in Japan, Finland and Texas, people who took walks or were shown images of nature were found to have a natural decline in heart rate. When stress becomes an overwhelming burden, it’s the exact opposite. If nature…

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Watch a Snowy Owl Recoup From Surgery

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Watch a Snowy Owl Recoup From Surgery

Read full article : http://www.audubon.org/news/watch-snowy-owl-recoup-surgery-nyc-wildlife-rehab-center

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