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Climate change: Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - US President Barack Obama is due to unveil what he called "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change. The aim of the revised Clean Power Plan is to cut greenho...

Obama's big climate plan is now final -- and it's even stronger than expected

grist.org - It’s finally here, the biggest climate action of Obama’s presidency: On Monday morning, the EPA will issue a final Clean Power Plan rule that will, for the first time, govern carbon emissions from ...

Largest Floating Wind Turbine Can Withstand 65ft Waves

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nbcnews.com - FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Engineers in Japan have installed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a towering 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves and even tsunam...

After the flood: how saving animals is about more than just sentimentality

theguardian.com - Prahlad Sonowal, a farmer from north-east India, struggled through a surging, chest-high flood with seven frightened cows in almost pitch darkness. Just minutes earlier he had woken on the mud floo...

World Bank rejects energy industry notion that coal can cure poverty

theguardian.com - The World Bank said coal was no cure for global poverty on Wednesday, rejecting a main industry argument for building new fossil fuel projects in developing countries. In a rebuff to coal, oil and ...

FINAL REPORT: E-consultation with Children and Youth on the Draft SDGs Declaration

worldwewant2015.org - E-consultation with Children and Youth on the Draft SDGs' Declaration - Final Summary Report: A Post-2015 Agenda Understood by and Inspiring to Children & Young People During the Sustainable Develo...

McConnell Crusades For States To Ignore EPA Rules, But Kentucky's Not Listening

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huffingtonpost.com - WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is personally appealing to governors across the country to help thwart the Obama administration's plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions ...

5 big African conservation stories that have touched animal lovers this year - and caused global outrage

mgafrica.com - AFRICA is home to some of the world’s most charismatic and iconic wildlife species, many of them living in some of the planet’s most spectacular landscapes. As such, they hold wide appeal to many, ...

Obama Sends ‘Memo To America’ On Climate Change

thinkprogress.org - Early Sunday morning, the White House shared a video message narrated by President Obama that announced the Monday release of the final version of the Clean Power Plan. Under the plan, the EPA will...

“Human Error”: Zoo Blamed For Orangutan Death In Oregon

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thedodo.com - In early December of last year, keepers at the Oregon Zoo noticed that a male orangutan, Kutai, was lethargic and wouldn’t eat. After a general examination and blood work, several surgeries were pe...

Surging Renewables Frame EPA’s Historic Climate Rules

climatecentral.org - In its signature bid to reimagine America’s power infrastructure to help slow climate change, the Obama Administration has ratcheted up its demands and expectations for pollution reductions from Am...

Empire State Building shines light on endangered species - CNN.com

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cnn.com - (CNN)Cecil the lion was among a group of endangered species honored on a canvas 1,250 feet tall on the Empire State Building. The Empire State Building's famous light displays were used to draw att...

Obama will use veto to defend climate change plan if necessary

theguardian.com - Barack Obama will use all of his powers – including his veto – to defend his plan to fight climate change, the White House said, on the eve of new rules cutting carbon pollution from power plants. ...

Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts

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wsbradio.com - Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the c...

Dracula imagery adds to myths about bats | Letters

theguardian.com - Here is a simple solution to the composition of a second chamber (Letters, 31 July). Hold a general election as usual. In each constituency the winner goes to the Commons. All the second-placers go...

White House set to adopt sweeping curbs on carbon pollution

washingtonpost.com - The Obama administration will formally adopt an ambitious regulation for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution on Monday, requiring every state to reduce emissions from coal-burning power plants and put...

SUNDARBANS UNDER THREAT

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thedailystar.net - Ask anyone, and they can tell you that you cannot put a price on the Sundarbans. The people who live in and around the Sundarbans, those whose lives depend on it, can tell you, even without a degre...

Endangered Leopard Cub Recovering After Being Rescued From Poacher's Snare

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huffingtonpost.com - The World Wildlife Fund says that a one-year-old Amur leopard cub that was rescued from a poacher's snare in Russia last month is in stable condition. The Amur leopard is the rarest big cat on eart...

Interview: The Yes Men - taking on the oil giants with humour - Energydesk

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energydesk.greenpeace.org - “Do any of us know who we really are? We are all sorts of people.” For two men with multiple identities, it’s an apt way to start an interview. Together Jacques Servin (also known as Andy Bichlbaum...

Vietnam Floods Kill 17 and Threaten to Pollute Ha Long Bay

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nytimes.com - Flooding in northern Vietnam has killed at least 17 people, with the continuing rain prompting concerns of landslides and of pollution from inundated coal mines reaching one of the country’s most f...

Update: cheeky genet catches a ride on a rhino's back - Getaway Magazine

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getaway.co.za - We loved this series of images captured by Wildlife ACT in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park. Update, July 2015: in a world first, the cowboy genet was finally caught on video – and you can tell by the way he...

Climate change imperils an entire UK ecosystem - Climate News Network

climatenewsnetwork.net - In the upland peat bogs of Britain, global warming is killing insects and jeopardising the rare birds that depend on them. LONDON, 3 August, 2015 – The UK may still be fairly well sheltered from th...

What are Some of the Biggest Threats Facing Sharks?

oceana.org - As we sit down to curl up with another year of Shark Week, we are reminded yet again who are the alphas of the sea; sharks are top predators that rarely have something in their way. So, it’s sad to...

Carbon Offsetting Projects – Big Smile Wind Farm at Dempsey Ridge

caelusgreenroom.com - What do Carbon Offsets do?  They help fund the development of Renewable Energy Projects across the country.   The Big Smile Wind Farm at Dempsey Ridge is one such project. Located in western Oklaho...

Bhutan joins tiger champions while tiger crisis looms in Southeast Asia

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wwf.ca - Bhutan joins tiger champions while tiger crisis looms in Southeast Asia KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia. July 29, 2015 – On Global Tiger Day, Bhutan announces that it is home to 103 tigers, an increase on t...

The Land Battle: 15 Organizations Defending Land Rights

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foodtank.com - The increasing trend of international land grabbing—when governments and private firms invest in or purchase large tracts of land in other countries for the purpose of agricultural production and e...

IUCN - Boosted capacity for Caribbean’s terrestrial protected areas

iucn.org - It is estimated that approximately 22 per cent of the land mass in the English-speaking Caribbean is designated as protected areas. 25 professionals tasked with the important job of protecting many...

What is the Bottom Line of Corporate Social Responsibility? - Taiga Company

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taigacompany.com - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is quickly becoming a business sustainability requirement. Leading businesses are being more strategic about community affairs by aligning their core processes...

10 Facts You Might Not Know About Food Waste

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foodtank.com - World Environment Day (WED) is a day to remember that the Earth’s natural resources are limited, and to celebrate positive environmental actions that protect those resources. Food waste—which repre...

Strongest El Nino in a decade also wreaks havoc on wildlife and ecosystems | Environment | DW.COM | 31.07.2015

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dw.com - El Nino is famous for wreaking havoc on weather systems. But this time around, it's coming with extra muscle, causing crises from California to Peru and harming ecosystems around the world. With th...

Video: Adorable lion cub with its mom - Africa Geographic

africageographic.com - The following video by Hermann Rafalzik shows how a lioness and her cub interact while crossing a road in Kruger National Park, South Africa. This took place in May 2015 on the way from Crocodile B...

Why You'll Never Want to Buy Another Bottled Water

thecostaricanews.com - Not only humans, but virtually every other form of life on this planet needs water to survive and generate more life; the reason this liquid is essential in this world is because without water peop...

Doctor Jan Seski becomes second American named in African lion-killing investigation

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smh.com.au - Dr Jan Seski poses with an elephant killed on an African safari. It was believed to be the sixth elephant killed by Seski. Photo: Horns Africa Safaris A second American hunter has been identified b...

Greg Hunt urged to scrap Carmichael mine plan after new evidence of impact

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theguardian.com - Greg Hunt, the federal environment minister, has been urged to revoke his approval of Australia’s largest mine due to newly revealed information about its impact upon groundwater and threatened spe...

Senate inquiry recommends national standards on windfarm noise levels

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theguardian.com - An independent scientific committee should be created to set national standards on the level of sound emitted by windfarms, the final report of a Senate inquiry into turbines has recommended. State...

It’s Not Climate Change — It’s Everything Change — Matter

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medium.com - This result, however, is not accepted by some of the politicians who are supposed to be alert to dangers threatening the welfare of their constituents. The present governor of Florida, Rick Scott, ...

‘Permaculture the African Way’ in Cameroon’s Only Eco-Village — Global Issues

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globalissues.org - YAOUNDE, Aug 02 (IPS) - Marking a shift away from the growing trend of abandoning sustainable life styles and drifting from traditional customs and routines, Joshua Konkankoh is a Cameroonian farme...

How much water is needed to produce food and how much do we waste?

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theguardian.com - As much as 2bn tonnes of food are wasted every year - equivalent to 50% of all food produced - according to a report published today by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME) The IME estimat...

Honoring the Men and Women Who are at the Frontlines of Conservation

voices.nationalgeographic.com - On World Ranger Day, we laud the men and women who risk their lives to protect wildlife and wild places around the world. Park rangers, also known as ecoguards in some parts of the world such as Ce...

La cacería española del dentista que dio muerte a Cecil

elmundo.es - Las flechas, siempre verdes, tensas. Agazapado en los montes de Toledo, Walter Palmer espera en un coto de caza por un gamo. Divisa la cornamenta. Dispara su ballesta. Acierta una, otra. Hay quiene...

CVS is putting our entire Antarctic marine ecosystem at risk

action.sumofus.org - CVS is supporting the plunder of Antarctica and one of the last unspoiled oceans on the planet. The pharmacy giant is marketing and selling Antarctic krill oil as a health supplement -- vacuuming k...

One More Generation

OMG is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of our environment and of all endangered wildlife. Our goal is to ensure all endangered species survive at least One More Generation... and beyond.

Editor's note

Jack Johnson Helps OMG Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution

Please consider supporting OMG and our environment by donating to our  fundraising drive. We have partnered with the  Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation , and they have agreed to match every dollar we raise (up to $2,500.00) to help us bring our amazing curriculum to more students. This is a perfect opportunity for you to get involved and double your donation.
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