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Rio +20 Environment Summit A Waste Of Time

Rio +20 Environment Summit A Waste Of Time | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
The Rio +20 summit has been deemed an absolute waste of time by many environmentalists and scientists. Despite government leaders reporting that the summit was a success, many have claimed that overall, the summit achieved little if not ...
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Educational Projects About Kapok Trees and ... - Action biodiversity

Educational Projects About Kapok Trees and ... - Action biodiversity | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Kapok trees and rain forests can launch numerous educational, interesting activities for school projects, homeschooling units or just for fun. There is an abundance of materials applicable to kapok trees and rain forests, such as research topics, ...
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Zoos’ Bitter Choice: To Save Some Species, Letting Others Die

Zoos’ Bitter Choice: To Save Some Species, Letting Others Die | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
As the number of species at risk of extinction soars, zoos are being called upon to rescue and sustain some animals in favor of others.
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Global hunger for plastic packaging leaves waste solution a long way off

Global hunger for plastic packaging leaves waste solution a long way off | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Despite measures to increase recycling, discarded plastic packaging continues to blight Earth (@guilleprudencio Los envases d plástico q infestan el planeta: se podría cubrir China entera con los q tiramos cada año
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Biogas, the Forgotten Free Renewable Energy

Biogas, the Forgotten Free Renewable Energy | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Biogas as another potential renewable energy and its applications ideas.
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In Defense of Plastic Bag Bans

In Defense of Plastic Bag Bans | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Plastic does not biodegrade in a meaningful timeframe. Thus, some portion of it accumulates in the environment. The more we produce, consume, and recycle, the more will come into the world and accumulate in landfills, on land, in rivers, and the sea.
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IUCN red list 2011 – in pictures

IUCN red list 2011 – in pictures | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
The latest update of the IUCN red list of threatened species illustrates the efforts undertaken to expand the number and diversity of species assessed ("The subspecies of the black rhino in western Africa, the western black rhino has officially been...
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Which nations are really responsible for climate change - interactive map

Which nations are really responsible for climate change - interactive map | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Get a handle on carbon with our interactive map showing the current, historical and consumption emissions of nations (World's carbon emissions - interactive map http://t.co/Lkxr91WC...
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Clothing industry finally gets to grips with cotton sustainability

Clothing industry finally gets to grips with cotton sustainability | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Clothing industry leaders Marks and Spencer and Levi Strauss back plans for more sustainable cotton.
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Mysterious life forms identified in the extreme deep sea | Biodiversity | EarthSky

Mysterious life forms identified in the extreme deep sea | Biodiversity | EarthSky | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Oceanographers document the deepest-known existence of giant amoebas in the Mariana Trench.
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Why is our consumption falling?

Why is our consumption falling? | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Everyone believes that consumption is out of control. But is it? From food to paper and water, Britain has gradually been guzzling less over the last decade. Why? (RT @JonathanHaynes: This is fascinating: Why is our consumption falling?
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Bioaccumulation: Why Fukushima Matters

Bioaccumulation: Why Fukushima Matters | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
By Lucas Whitefieldhixson Bioaccumulation:  Why Fukushima Matters What is Bioaccumulation?Simply Stated - All living organisms are connected to each other through a food chain.
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10 Million Solar Roofs: Possible or Pipe Dream? | Solar Feeds

10 Million Solar Roofs: Possible or Pipe Dream? | Solar Feeds | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Last year, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont put forth a bill that envisioned solar panels on 10 million roofs across America by2020. It was an ambitious goal ("@solarfeeds: 10 Million Solar Roofs: Possible or Pipe Dream?
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Rio Environment Meeting Focuses On 'Energy For All' | Exotic Foods

Rio Environment Meeting Focuses On 'Energy For All' | Exotic Foods | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
PostHeaderIcon Rio Environment Meeting Focuses On 'Energy For All'. June 28th, 2012. Story By: by Richard Harris. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a news conference on June 7 at the United Nations ...
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Mining the Biodiversity of Plants: A Revolution in the Making

Science: Mining the Biodiversity of Plants: A Revolution in the Making.
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Is there life after an oil spill? – Features – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Is there life after an oil spill? – Features – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
As the trial gets underway over the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico next week, scientists investigate the question of why the environment of the region appears to be thriving.
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What The Frack? Hydraulic Fracturing, Energy, Water Pollution and Water Waste

What The Frack? Hydraulic Fracturing, Energy, Water Pollution and Water Waste | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
The impacts of fracking on water resources may not be obvious, but they’re there, and they’re serious. The newest threat to clean water in America is the process of Hydraulic Fracturing - commonly called fracking.
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10 solar trends to watch for in 2012

10 solar trends to watch for in 2012 | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Solar tech companies have suffered in 2011, and a speedy recovery in 2012 doesn't seem likely. But the market holds huge potential for growth, and this dark time shall pass. Here is our look at solar trends to watch for in 2012.
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Durban Climate Change Conference 2011 latest - Telegraph

Durban Climate Change Conference 2011 latest - Telegraph | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Latest updates from the Durban Climate Change Conference 2011.
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A Nobel Prize winner with an eye for biodiversity

A Nobel Prize winner with an eye for biodiversity | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
A Nobel Prize winner with eyes for biodiversity: Today, Huang Ming is among the world leaders in solar thermal e...
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UK faces future of droughts if we do not cut water use, minister warns

UK faces future of droughts if we do not cut water use, minister warns | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Environment secretary Caroline Spelman says attitudes must change, as she unveils plans to 'incentivise' water efficiency (Guardian: UK faces future of droughts if we do not cut water use, minister warns
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Washing machines cause 'microplastic' pollution

Washing machines cause 'microplastic' pollution | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Who knew? Much has been written about the Great Garbage Patch in the Pacific Ocean, where a Texas-size swill of plastic bags, bottles, wrappers and other debris floats.
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Air pollution tied to lung cancer in non-smokers

Air pollution tied to lung cancer in non-smokers | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who have never smoked, but who live in areas with higher air pollution levels, are roughly 20 percent more likely to die from lung cancer than people who live with cleaner (RT @ewgtoxics: Air pollution tied to lung...
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Tropical rainforests original generators of biodiversity

Tropical rainforests original generators of biodiversity | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
The tropical rainforests harbor a multitude of living resources. Where, when and how did this wealth of biodiversity appear?
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Starbucks concerned world coffee supply is threatened by climate change

Starbucks concerned world coffee supply is threatened by climate change | Education for Sustainability | Scoop.it
Starbucks sustainability chief Jim Hanna says the coffee giant has been pushing the Obama administration to little result...
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