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UCS: Report Highlights Successful Efforts to Stem Deforestation in 17 Countries

Jun 5, 2014

BONN, Germany, June 05, 2014 – Programs and policies to reduce tropical deforestation, and the global warming emissions resulting from deforestation, are seeing broad success in 17 countries across four continents, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).

The report, "Deforestation Success Stories: Tropical Nations Where Forest Protection and Reforestation...

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New York Testing Facility Seeks Major Reduction in One Billion Fatal Bird Collisions in U.S

Jun 4, 2014
New York Testing Facility Seeks Major Reduction in One Billion Fatal Bird Collisions in U.S

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Modern Ocean Acidification Is Outpacing Ancient Upheaval, Study Suggests

Jun 3, 2014
Modern Ocean Acidification Is Outpacing Ancient Upheaval, Study Suggests

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The deep-sea benthic foram Aragonia velascoensis went extinct about 56 million years ago as the oceans rapidly...

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Reducing emissions — not climate engineering — is the way to fight climate change, UCLA-led study finds

Jun 2, 2014

June 1, 2014 - Forget about positioning giant mirrors in space to reduce the amount of sunlight being trapped in the earth's atmosphere or seeding clouds to reduce the amount of light entering earth's atmosphere. Those approaches to climate engineering aren't likely to be effective or practical in slowing global warming.

A new report by...

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Groups call on Ecover and Method to drop extreme genetic engineering plans

Jun 2, 2014

San Francisco, Calif. June 2, 2014 - In an open letter released today 17 national and international consumer, environmental, women's health and farming groups called on leading "natural" cleaning and personal care products manufacturer Ecover and its U.S.-based subsidiary, Method Products Inc., to cancel plans to use oils and other ingredients derived from synthetic...

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Buried carbon causes deep concern

May 30, 2014
Buried carbon causes deep concern

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EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and Environment

May 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the third edition of a report, Climate Change Indicators in the United States. The report pulls together observed data on key measures of our environment, including U.S. and global temperature and precipitation, ocean heat and ocean acidity, sea level, length of...

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Groups Announce Day of Action on June 21st to Support Solar Energy and #PutSolarOnIt

May 29, 2014

May 28, 2014 - This June 21st, the longest day of the year, a coalition of groups will come together in a National Day of Action to show support for switching to clean energy, fighting climate change, and the power of bringing solar power to communities all across the country.

2014 has been a breakout...

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New study shows vulture-killing drug kills eagles too

May 29, 2014
New study shows vulture-killing drug kills eagles too

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Monitoring, Protecting Bats Critical as Millions Perish

May 29, 2014
Monitoring, Protecting Bats Critical as Millions Perish

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