Environment

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Coalition sues EPA for failing to address factory farm air pollution

Jan 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 28, 2015 – A coalition of environmental, humane and community organizations filed two lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to address air pollution from factory farms. The pollution contributes to significant human health problems, including asthma and heart attacks; endangers animal health; intensifies the effects of climate change;...

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Monarch Numbers Up Slightly, But Butterfly Still at Risk of Extinction

Jan 28, 2015
Monarch Numbers Up Slightly, But Butterfly Still at Risk of Extinction

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Davis Vanguard
Marching For Climate Change

Jan 28, 2015
Marching For Climate Change

by Michelle Millet On Saturday, Feb. 7, thousands of people are expected to take part in the March for Real Climate Leadership: Our Water, Our Health, Our California. The march, organized by a broad coalition of environmental groups across California, demands that Gov. Jerry Brown take real action against fracking. Californians Against Fracking, one...

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Global warming doubles risk of extreme La Niña event in Pacific Ocean, research shows

Jan 27, 2015

Jan. 26, 2015 - The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown.

The projected twofold increase in the frequency of this potentially devastating weather phenomenon across the globe could lead to increased droughts in south-western United States, floods in the western Pacific...

YubaNet.com
With pollinator declines, millions at risk of malnutrition

Jan 27, 2015
With pollinator declines, millions at risk of malnutrition

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Davis Vanguard
Food Waste and Greenhouse Gases

Jan 27, 2015
Food Waste and Greenhouse Gases

Two weeks ago, a Vanguard reader, Ernst Bertone, wrote an article for the Vanguard that we decided to post. Little did we realize the article on food sharing in Davis and the UC Davis students’ subsequent battle with the health department. While the idea of food sharing was a controversial for one for our...

YubaNet.com
If You Buy Ivory, You Kill People: The Human Toll of Ivory Trafficking

Jan 26, 2015
If You Buy Ivory, You Kill People: The Human Toll of Ivory Trafficking

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YubaNet.com
British Frackers Face Mounting Opposition

Jan 26, 2015

Jan. 26, 2015 - It could all be over before it even began. The boom could turn to bust before a well is even drilled. The British fracking industry now faces growing resistance from numerous influential voices. The industry could be heading for melt-down.

A prominent group of British Parliamentarians has today called for a...

Davis Vanguard
My View: Innovation, Away from Internal Combustion and Going Carless

Jan 24, 2015
My View: Innovation, Away from Internal Combustion and Going Carless

One of our readers in the past week “suggested” that perhaps the term innovation is an overused term. There is more than a molecule of a truth to that, so I’m not sure that the idea of carless is an innovative idea or just a practical one. However, I want to respond by an...

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Ocean Advocates Call upon Supermarkets to Help Restore Balance to Alaska’s Bering Sea

Jan 23, 2015
Ocean Advocates Call upon Supermarkets to Help Restore Balance to Alaska’s Bering Sea

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