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Stolen tortoise could be headed for black market

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radionz.co.nz - A critically endangered tortoise, highly sought after by wildlife traffickers because of its unusual star-shaped shell, has been stolen from Perth Zoo. The 10-year-old radiated tortoise was missing...

Getting the economic opportunity right on food waste

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greenbiz.com - Now that some heavy hitters — multinational conglomerates, the USDA and EPA, influential think tanks and the U.N. — see tackling food waste as a major humanitarian, financial and environmental impe...

Fracking waste more likely to be located in poor communities and neighborhoods of color

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grist.org - Hydraulic fracturing — using a high-pressure injection of liquid into rock to release natural gas or oil —  involves using a lot of water. Once that process is done, the fracking companies have to ...

Ministers plot to foil anti-frackers - Telegraph

telegraph.co.uk - Instead unelected planning inspectors would be given the power to decide if shale gas drilling sites got the go-ahead, paving the way for a huge uptake in fracking. The move would also speed up the...

The European Union Spotlights Biodiversity At Risk

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agri.eu - The reference is to the Nature Alert! campaign, launched last year to respond to the EU Commission’s proposal to evaluate the possibility of modifying environmental legislation. Now that proposal h...

Oh, Give Me a Home, Where the Sheep and the Penguins Roam - Modern Farmer

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modernfarmer.com - Mike and Phyllis Rendell raise 1,000 sheep and 80 head of cattle on their 4,000-acre ranch. That’s in addition to the 3,300 mating pairs of gentoo penguins, 900 pairs of rockhopper penguins, and th...

Images of Baby Murdered With Parents in Mexico Stirs Outrage

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nbcnews.com - Laying between his father's torso and left arm, a seven-month-old baby is seen in a bloodstained white onesie, his mother face down by their side. That's the picture that has gone viral and is caus...

NGOs sound alarm on heavy fuel oil used in Arctic shipping

america.aljazeera.com - As Arctic Council delegates convened for a three-day environmental working group meeting in Sweden on Monday, representatives of 15 NGOs released a letter calling on the Council’s eight member stat...

Closing this nuclear plant could cause an environmental disaster

motherjones.com - The Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant sits by the scenic hills overlooking the California coast, a few hours' drive north of Los Angeles. It's the state's only remaining nuclear plant (after the Sa...

Investing in Our Public Lands: The President’s Proposal to Fully Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund

doi.gov - Over 50 years ago, a visionary Congress established an innovative program to bring communities together to invest in open spaces and recreational opportunities that are an essential part of our nat...

Oil Drilling Off East Coast Under Attack From Keystone Foes

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bloomberg.com - Environmentalists emboldened by President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline are now trying to convince the administration to close a door it opened last year to allow oil drillin...

Will These 10 U.S. Cities Achieve Zero Waste? - Earth911.com

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earth911.com - The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as of 2013, Americans only recycled about 35 percent of the municipal solid waste generated. Some forward-thinking U.S. cities, with both pressure...

The 10 'Cruelest' Wildlife Tourism Attractions

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - Tourists will travel great distances for the chance to not only to see a wild animal, but also interact with it. Elephant rides, dolphin shows and tiger selfies are some the most lucrative wildlife...

News | Developers Lead Effort to Oust CA Coastal Commission Executive Director

savedolphins.eii.org - The California Coastal Commission is a powerful citizen-initiated land-use planning agency aimed at protecting the coastal environment, including marine life, and providing for citizen access to th...

News | Japanese Citizens Save a Whale, While Government Promotes Slaughter

savedolphins.eii.org - In case there were any doubt that the Taiji dolphin hunter’s activities are not known, condoned or encouraged by the rest of Japanese society, a recent occurrence involving a stranded whale should ...

Elephant Dies Trying To Free Her Calf From Illegal Electric Fence In Vellore

ndtv.com - Chennai: A 10-year-old elephant died trying to save her calf which was caught in an electric fence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district this morning. Both mother and child were electrocuted.   The Assi...

USDA Blog » A High Five for Farmers and the Conservation Stewardship Program

blogs.usda.gov - At USDA this month, we’re taking some time to focus on the work of farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to conserve our planet and our resources for the future. They know, like we do, that clean...

The Developing World Can Leapfrog Dirty Coal And Go Straight To Clean Energy

fastcoexist.com - When solar farms in sub-Saharan Africa start to become more common than coal-fired power plants, it is time for the rest of the world to take notice. The clean energy revolution is happening right ...

Stop the New Madrid Levee Project - National Wildlife Federation

nwf.org - The New Madrid Levee Project is a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build a new 60 foot high, quarter mile long levee and two huge pumping plants along the Mississippi River in southe...

Conservationists: Polecats 'spreading across Britain' - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - Polecats, which were almost wiped out in Britain in the last century, have made a remarkable comeback, conservationists say. The results of a nationwide survey reveal that the animals are spreading...

¡Defender 26.000 pingüinos Humboldt!

salvalaselva.org - Con gran preocupación se dirigen a las autoridades en Chile y a la opinión pública nacional e internacional, Sphenisco, organizaciones ambientales y amigos de la naturaleza, para dar a conocer la i...

Fred Jacobs: Ban Japan from participating in TOKYO2020 Olympics until The Cove is BLUE. Stop the slaughter! Require SeaWorld's accountability!

change.org - Dear IOC, SeaWorld, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Abe Shinzo: Please adhere to IOC mission statement, item #13. PEER pressure works when reason fails. Until SeaWorld releases it's captive cetacea...

Topman Shell: komende 30 jaar meer auto's op diesel en benzine

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nos.nl - Benzine en diesel worden de komende 30 jaar alleen nog maar belangrijker als brandstof voor onze auto's, zo voorspelt de topman van Shell, Ben van Beurden. In een exclusief interview met de NOS zeg...

News 2016

desertlion.info - Daily Lion Movements (go to Current Locations. OR Huab Pride / Hunkap Pride / Obab Lionesses / Hoanib Pride) & Weekly NEWS updates 1 Feb 2016. Land Cruiser Repaired. The Land Cruiser was finally fu...

This European Country Is Set to Get Half Its Electricity From Renewables in 2016

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takepart.com - Scotland is poised to generate more than 50 percent of its electricity from wind power and other renewable sources this year, according to a government report released Thursday. The report—Energy i...

California’s Grand Plan to Fight Climate Change on the Farm | Civil Eats

civileats.com - While El Niño rains have brought some relief to drought-stricken California, Governor Jerry Brown appears to be concerned with the impact extreme weather could continue to have on agriculture in th...

Canada Just Protected A Rainforest Twice The Size Of Belgium

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huffingtonpost.com - Environmentalists are hailing the Canadian government's landmark deal to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia from logging and development -- an area more than twice ...

Las plantas carnívoras utilizan las matemáticas para cazar a sus presas

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agenciasinc.es - Dionaea muscipula in action / Stefano Zucchinale (WikimediaCommons) Cuando escasean los nutrientes del suelo, las plantas carnívoras necesitan incorporar insectos o arañas en sus dietas. Sin embarg...

What You Can Do - Cove Guardians

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seashepherd.org - The slaughter of 20,000 dolphins, porpoises, and small whales occurs in Japan each year. Starting on September 1st and continuing through March of the next year, fishermen herd whole families of sm...

Eleven GREEN CREATIVE Products Selected for the Illuminating Engineering Society 2015 Progress Report - PR.com

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pr.com - San Bruno, CA, February 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Each year the Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) prestigious Progress Report showcases unique and innovative products significant to the lighting...

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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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