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Flow-Through Electrode Capacitive Desalination

Flow-Through Electrode Capacitive Desalination | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it

 

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Rio+20 was in Rio in 2013, since then this is all what the World today is concerned about: quality of life
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BBC rejects claim that climate sceptic Lord Lawson is being silenced

BBC rejects claim that climate sceptic Lord Lawson is being silenced | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Former chancellor accuses broadcaster of 'outrageous behaviour' and trying to stifle debate on global warming
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Payback time for soil carbon emitted from pasture conversion to sugarcane production is within three years

Payback time for soil carbon emitted from pasture conversion to sugarcane production is within three years | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
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U.S. Fishermen Throw Away $1 Billion Annually in Catch

U.S. Fishermen Throw Away $1 Billion Annually in Catch | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it

 U.S. commercial fishermen are throwing away about $1 billion worth of edible fish each year, according to a conservation group which is advocating for incentives to stop the waste.

 

The quantity of so-called bycatch – that is, fish that wasn't targeted but caught inadvertently – is estimated by the U.S. government at two billion pounds (907,185 tonnes) a year.

 

The surprise was the quality of the bycatch that often is tossed back into the ocean dead or dying, said marine scientist Amanda Keledjian, author of the report from Oceana, a nonprofit international conservation group.


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Latinoamérica impulsará en primera asamblea de la UNEA un acuerdo ambiental de contaminación urbana | NTN24

Latinoamérica impulsará en primera asamblea de la UNEA un acuerdo ambiental de contaminación urbana | NTN24 | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Los ministros de Medioambiente de América Latina y el Caribe buscarán que en la Primera Asamblea de la ONU para el Medio Ambiente (UNEA), que comienza el lunes en Kenia, un acuerdo para prestar una mayor atención a la creciente contaminación atmosférica y la generación de residuos de las ciudades.
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The Global Reach of Seafood Fraud

The Global Reach of Seafood Fraud | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Seafood is a global commodity traded all over the world, following a long, complex and non-transparent supply chain. It also serves as an important source of protein for millions of people every day.
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The Climate Reality Project's new website

The Climate Reality Project's new website | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Get smart, get loud, and get active about the greatest challenge of our lifetime. Take action on climate change today.
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Things that melt...

Things that melt... | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Carbon Capture and Storage shared I fucking love science's photo.
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Western Antarctic ice sheet collapse has already begun, scientists warn

Western Antarctic ice sheet collapse has already begun, scientists warn | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Two separate studies confirm loss of ice sheet is inevitable, and will cause up to 4m of additional sea-level rise
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OTC 2014: Chemical, waste storage and pumps on display by WEW

OTC 2014: Chemical, waste storage and pumps on display by WEW | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it

HOUSTON – Modular chemical and storage and pump systems are to be on display by the WEW during the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. WEW says its capabilities include modular, intermodal transport units with capacities from 2,500 to 51,000 l (660 to 13,473 gal); systems integration solutions for both pumping and dosing; and offshore and onshore refuelling.  WEW points out that its solutions are all approved to international levels including ISO, ASME and PED, and are fitted with assured safety and management systems, where applicable. 5/2/14

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Un magasin bio qui produit lui-même fruits et légumes

Un magasin bio qui produit lui-même fruits et légumes | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it

La France a son réseau de magasins biologiques : Naturalia, la Vie Claire etc… Les Etats-Unis, eux, ont Whole Foods Market, un équivalent qui a vu le jour dès le début des années 80. Avec plus de 350 points de vente aux USA, en Angleterre et au Canada, Whole Foods Market est forcément un acteur très important du secteur de l’alimentation biologique, dont peuvent s’inspirer les concurrents.

 


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The Ridiculously Resilient Ridge - a Product of Climate Change?

The Ridiculously Resilient Ridge - a Product of Climate Change? | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Dr. Joe Romm reports on a new study that provides more detail on  the drying of the western US, this winter's Polar Vortex, and the "Warm Arctic, Cold Continents" paradox. As readers here know, the...

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A region in the state of Amazonas serves as a model laboratory for researchers | Agência FAPESP

A region in the state of Amazonas serves as a model laboratory for researchers | Agência FAPESP | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
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Centro de Estudos discute consolidação dos comitês de bacia hidrográfica

Tn Petróleo - A primeira revista brasileira voltada exclusivamente para o setor de petróleo, gás e biocombustíveis
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To Improve Accuracy, BBC Tells Its Reporters To Stop Giving Air Time To Climate Deniers

To Improve Accuracy, BBC Tells Its Reporters To Stop Giving Air Time To Climate Deniers | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
In order to improve the accuracy and fairness of the network's news coverage, reporters for BBC News are being directed to limit the amount of air time they give to people with anti-science viewpoints.
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Shootings, vendettas and corrupt police: The dark side of the Brazil World Cup

Shootings, vendettas and corrupt police: The dark side of the Brazil World Cup | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES BELOW.
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Prepare for el niño | WMO

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Nigerians reject Shell compensation offer

Nigerians reject Shell compensation offer | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Members of Bodo community in Niger Delta reject offer for $51m as compensation for two oil spills in 2008.
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EPA Rules Proposal and Public Perception of Climate Change | The Energy Collective

EPA Rules Proposal and Public Perception of Climate Change | The Energy Collective | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
Most of the solutions being discussed to meet the EPA's proposed mandates—renewables, natural gas, utility efficiency programs—have been around for decades and are already gaining traction. Yet the language the EPA uses to describe the proposed rule represents a significant shift.
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Brazil targets climate victory at 'greenest' World Cup

Brazil targets climate victory at 'greenest' World Cup | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
NEWS: Government offsets emissions and hails efficient stadia, but critics warn of football greenwash
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Unstoppable melting of Antarctic ice sheet found underway

Unstoppable melting of Antarctic ice sheet found underway | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it

The collapse of the giant West Antarctica ice sheet is underway, two groups of scientists said Monday. They described the melting as an unstoppable event that will cause global sea levels to rise higher than projected earlier.


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7 in 10 cities suffer from 'dangerous' air pollution - WHO

7 in 10 cities suffer from 'dangerous' air pollution - WHO | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
NEWS: Almost 90% of the world's urban population live in cities where the air is unsafe to breathe, according to UN data
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Countries need to take urgent measures to adapt to climate change, says the IPCC

Countries need to take urgent measures to adapt to climate change, says the IPCC | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
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Reducing Energy's Water Footprint

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Pollination services represent 10% of world’s agricultural production value | Agência FAPESP

Pollination services represent 10% of world’s agricultural production value | Agência FAPESP | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
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Climate change is putting world at risk of irreversible changes, scientists warn

Climate change is putting world at risk of irreversible changes, scientists warn | Climate - Water - Ecology - People and Sustainability post Rio+20 | Scoop.it
AAAS make rare policy intervention urging Americans to act swiftly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower the risks of climate catastrophe
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