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Firefighters contain fast-spreading California wildfire

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cbsnews.com - VACAVILLE, Calif. -- A wildfire that might have been started by fireworks and burned more than 320 acres while threatening homes in the California city of Vacaville was 100 percent contained Sunday...

Chaotic unseasonal storms strike Marshall Islands and Guam

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abc.net.au - Residents of the Marshall Islands capital Majuro are recovering after a powerful storm damaged houses and smashed boats on Friday, as an unseasonal typhoon brewed nearby. The system was upgraded to...

Helen Doron Announces Winners of the “Hello My World!” Competition

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prweb.com - Children from all over the globe say "Hello My World!" “Hello My World!” is an international social awareness and educational campaign initiated by the Helen Doron Educational Group to mark the 30t...

National Trust to invest £30m in renewable energy sources

theguardian.com - The National Trust is to invest £30m in solar panels, woodchip boilers and innovative technology that can extract heat from a lake, in a bid to supply half of its energy needs from renewable source...

Meet the ordinary people who rescue distressed whales, dolphins and sea turtles from crowded beaches

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washingtonpost.com - OCEAN CITY, Md. — Chuck Erbe knew dinner was over as soon as he saw the number on his ringing cellphone. There was a baby whale in distress. He told the waiter at Mio Fratello on Fenwick Island to ...

On safari with Damian Aspinall - in Kent - Telegraph

telegraph.co.uk - Over the past 40 years Howletts – founded by his father, John, in 1957 as a private fancy – and its sister park at Port Lympne have become among the world’s leading zoological establishments, not o...

SeaWorld 'Lies,' False Marketing of Orcas Must Stop, New Suit Says - Times of San Diego

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timesofsandiego.com - For the third time in three weeks, SeaWorld has been sued over its killer whales. But the latest case, filed Monday in San Francisco Superior Court, calls for more than ticket refunds. “Plaintiffs ...

Climate change: Halfway to Paris summit, national goals overwhelm global ones

ibtimes.co.uk - There are no major surprises in the list of 44 climate pledges submitted until now to the UN by some of the top emitters of greenhouse gases. The Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC)...

Our Last Chance

medium.com - Thank you Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Ministers, ladies and gentleman, and fellow citizens. I am here today as an environmental advocate, but also a father, grandfather, and a concerned c...

New coal plants 'most urgent' threat to the planet, warns OECD head

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theguardian.com - Governments must rethink plans for new coal-fired power plants around the world, as these are now the “most urgent” threat to the future of the planet, the head of the OECD has warned. In unusually...

Low-income Baltimore neighborhood gets rooftop solar and job training

treehugger.com - Ten homes and a community center in East Baltimore are receiving solar arrays and cool roofs, with local residents getting solar job training as part of the project. A partnership between the city ...

Global Sustain presents the Yearbook 2014/15 “The Power of Collaboration”

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csrwire.com - UNITED KINGDOM, Jul. 03 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain proudly presents the 8th Yearbook entitled “The Power of Collaboration”. The presentation will take place this Tuesday, July 7th, at 17:30, at Mic...

Gondwana Game Reserve throttles the black wattle - Africa Geographic

africageographic.com - Written by: Iain Olivier, Wildlife Manager at Gondwana Gondwana Game Reserve is on a mission to reduce the number of plant species on the reserve that historically did not occur in the Western Cape...

As Ebola fears return, Congo-Brazzaville steps up fight against illegal bushmeat

theguardian.com - At the entry points to Congo-Brazzaville’s second largest city and main port, three dogs, specially trained to detect wildlife products and weapons, are set to work. Conditions are challenging for ...

Pope Francis, science and government are reframing climate change

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seattletimes.com - THE long-anticipated encyclical by Pope Francis to the world on the environment was released mid-June. The Lancet Commission, a distinguished United Kingdom-based health body, the following week re...

Poaching Could Cost Africa Millions of Jobs

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takepart.com - Africa’s ongoing poaching crisis is responsible for the killing of tens of thousands of elephants, giraffes, and other animals every year. That’s the word from Tanzania, where Adelhem Meru, the cou...

How Certified Renewable Energy Can Power A Sustainable Economy And A Sustainable Future

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csrwire.com - This is the most recent article in our series on Energy. For more articles, go to http://www.csrwire.com/blog/series/83-energy-powering-sustainable-futures/posts For a growing number of companies, ...

Booming populations, rising economies, threatened biodiversity: the tropics will never be the same

news.mongabay.com - Related articles Oil, wildlife, and people: competing visions of development collide in Virunga National Park (07/07/2014) What does SOCO's withdrawal really mean for the future of Virunga National...

CLICK HERE to support FINdonesia, a Documentary

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indiegogo.com - I set out on a path just over a year and a half ago to document local fishing communities in Indonesia. As an Ocean lover, SCUBA Diver and marine conservationist I wanted to see for myself what the...

India's climate pledge 'critically important', says UN climate chief

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theguardian.com - A strong pledge to curb carbon emissions by India, the world’s third largest polluter, will be “critically important” to a meaningful deal at the crucial UN climate summit in Paris in December, the...

Crews battle fires around Washington during Fourth of July

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wsbtv.com - Fireworks battled multiple fires on a dry Fourth of July, and some departments called firefighters back from their off duty days because of the high call volume. Here is a recap of some of the larg...

4 steps to move your company to zero waste

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greenbiz.com - Waste disposal costs have risen by 28 percent over the past 10 years so as more organizations than ever are driven to seek savings by reducing waste. Zero waste, in particular, has become a proven ...

Marching for Action on Climate Change, Jane Fonda Warns Against Arctic Oil Drilling

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takepart.com - Earlier this year, Grace and Frankie actor and lifelong political activist Jane Fonda urged women at the Sundance Film Festival to shame the studios for being so gender-biased. Now she’s calling on...

Deaths mount as Pakistan heatwave is linked to climate

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tcktcktck.org - Authored by Saleem Shaikh, re-posted from Climate News Network Pakistan’s lack of preparedness in the face of increasingly intense weather events is being blamed for a growing death toll following ...

Tony The Tiger: 15 Years at Tiger Truck Stop!

thedodo.com - As we celebrate our nation's independence on July 4th, we also mark another year in Tony's life, one that has been spent in captivity and exploitation as a roadside attraction at Tiger Truck Stop i...

Shark sanctuary put up in Cebu town

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abs-cbnnews.com - MANILA, Philippines - A town in Cebu has put up the country's first sanctuary for sharks and rays. Daanbantayan Mayor Augusto Corro designated the Monad Shoal and Gato Island as a shark and ray san...

Green Car Congress: Researchers find Nissan LEAF creates less CO2 than Toyota Prius hybrid in west US and Texas, but more in N. Midwest

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greencarcongress.com - Regionally specific lifecycle CO2 emissions per mile traveled for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in the US can vary widely based on grid emission fact...

High-level Political Forum 2015 (under the auspices of ECOSOC) .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

sustainabledevelopment.un.org - Where do we stand in formulating an ambitious and transformative post-2015 development agenda? How can we resolve outstanding issues? How will the business sector support the implementation of the ...

Advanced Disposal Celebrates Independence Day with Flag Retirement Program

advanceddisposal.com - Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, is celebrating Independence Day at all 226 locations with a free service for everyone to properly dispose of their old, worn, torn a...

The European cities moving faster on clean energy than their governments

theguardian.com - When heads of state go to Paris at the end of the year to negotiate a deal to tackle climate change, global city mayors will also be there, arguing that since cities are responsible for 70% of CO2 ...

'Blood Lions' filmmaker Ian Michler speaks out on canned hunting and trophies

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traveller24.news24.com - Ian Michler of Invent Africa is one of the continent's finest wildlife guides, as well as an outspoken conservationist who has fought for the protection of African wilderness and wildlife. For 15 y...

Are you responsible for your life? Learn from the disabled fox

coachingpositiveperformance.com - Are you responsible for your life? It seems like a simple question. The answer may seem obvious to you. However, your answer to that simple question can shape everything about your life, from your ...

Deer are being culled at night in Scottish parks by gun for hire contractors - Daily Record

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dailyrecord.co.uk - DEER are being shot under the cover of darkness by Government contractors in popular country parks. The Sunday Mail can reveal that the deer culls have been carried out in Mugdock Country Park in E...

No plan B if Paris climate summit ends in failure, says EU climate chief

theguardian.com - There is “no plan B” if the Paris climate conference ends in failure, Europe’s climate chief has warned, urging world leaders to intervene to force their ministers to agree a landmark deal this Dec...

Climate Change Could Cause More Than $40 Billion In Damage To National Parks

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thinkprogress.org - A report released this week by the National Park Service (NPS) found that sea level rise — a phenomenon caused by climate change — could cause more than $40 billion in damage to America’s national ...

Swim-with-whales tours taking off in Queensland

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abc.net.au - Tours that allow people to swim with whales are being offered in Queensland for a second year, despite guidelines still being developed for the burgeoning industry. Tourism operators are trying to ...

California’s rural poor hit hardest as groundwater vanishes in long drought

washingtonpost.com - MECCA, Calif. — Whenever her sons rush indoors after playing under the broiling desert sun, Guadalupe Rosales worries. They rarely heed her constant warning: Don’t drink the water. It’s not safe. T...

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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