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soils-2015 | 2015 International Year of Soils

soils-2015 | 2015 International Year of Soils | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
RT @Food_Tank: Raising awareness on importance of healthy soil http://t.co/drpuCHlf2J @FAOnews http://t.co/14xKHuMtew
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'Remediation works' being carried out at old Lifford dump

'Remediation works' being carried out at old Lifford dump | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
DONEGAL County Council is carrying out major 'remediation' works at the old Lifford dump. The works at the former landfill site at Ballybogan, on.
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Allotments yield food and healthy soil, study finds - Phys.Org

Allotments yield food and healthy soil, study finds - Phys.Org | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
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Soils under Britain's allotments are significantly healthier than intensively farmed soils, researchers have found.
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Peak Soil: Are We Taking More Than the Earth Can Give? - OilPrice.com

Peak Soil: Are We Taking More Than the Earth Can Give? - OilPrice.com | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Peak Soil: Are We Taking More Than the Earth Can Give?
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Energy company agrees to pay $5.15 billion in landmark environmental settlement

Energy company agrees to pay $5.15 billion in landmark environmental settlement | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
“If you are responsible for 85 years of poisoning the earth, you are responsible for cleaning it up” (85 years and 8,000 cancer cases later, energy company agrees to pay $5.15 billion to clean up its mess http://t.co/Vh27csMDmB)...
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The Science of Healthy Soil - YouTube

In this second video of the series, we take a look at the science of healthy soil. Rather than discussing chemistry, we discuss soil as it relates to biology...
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Dolphins With Hormone Abnormalities Linked to BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill - Nature World News

Dolphins With Hormone Abnormalities Linked to BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill - Nature World News | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Nature World News Dolphins With Hormone Abnormalities Linked to BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Nature World News New research has linked the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the deterioration of dolphin health in the region of the Gulf of Mexico...
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Brave People Are Building Futuristic Farms on Japan's Radioactive Soil - Gizmodo

Brave People Are Building Futuristic Farms on Japan's Radioactive Soil - Gizmodo | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Brave People Are Building Futuristic Farms on Japan's Radioactive Soil
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What does radioactive salad taste like? How about rice sprinkled with nuclear fallout?
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Discover the cover: Farmers realize benefits, challenges of soil-improving ... - Agri-View

Discover the cover: Farmers realize benefits, challenges of soil-improving ... - Agri-View | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Discover the cover: Farmers realize benefits, challenges of soil-improving ...
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A growing number of farmers throughout the nation have discovered the cover, and for some very good reasons.
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UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast - Triple Pundit

UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast - Triple Pundit | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast
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Middens, that is to say large heaps of detritus created by humans, have been part of our lives for well over 130,000 years.
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Naples families protest over toxic waste - The Guardian

Naples families protest over toxic waste - The Guardian | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
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A former Camorra member has said the mobsters essentially poisoned their own neighbourhoods by illegally dumping and burying toxic waste.
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Toxic nuclear waste dumped illegally by the Mafia is blamed for surge in ... - Daily Mail

Toxic nuclear waste dumped illegally by the Mafia is blamed for surge in ... - Daily Mail | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
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Toxic nuclear and industrial waste, dumped illegally by the Neapolitan mafia, is responsible for a surge in cancers in southern Italy, it is feared.
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How do you solve a problem like plastic pollution?

How do you solve a problem like plastic pollution? | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
From our homes to our workplaces, schools, supermarkets, shopping centers and places in between, plastic is everywhere. But what happens to all that…
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Unhealthy soil affects our health - The Courier-Journal

Unhealthy soil affects our health - The Courier-Journal | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
If we make smart decisions today, we can ensure healthy Mother Earth for tomorrow
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Phyto remediation-using plants to remove toxins

Phyto remediation-using plants to remove toxins | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it

Phytoremediation-using plants to remove toxic chemicals from soil/water and Air-

Some plants can absorb and store toxins; other plants can break down nasty chemicals and turn them into less harm...

 

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Predicting bioavailable cadmium levels in soils - Eureka! Science News

Predicting bioavailable cadmium levels in soils
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Many of the country's pasture soils have become enriched in cadmium. Grasses take up this toxic heavy metal, which is then eaten by the cattle and sheep that graze them.
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16.1% of Chinese soil polluted

16.1% of Chinese soil polluted | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
About 16.1 percent of soil in the Chinese mainland suffer pollution, said a report from the Ministry of Environmental Protection Thursday.
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Still-fresh remnants of Exxon Valdez oil 25 years after oil spill, found protected by boulders

Still-fresh remnants of Exxon Valdez oil 25 years after oil spill, found protected by boulders | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years after the infamous Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, beaches on the Alaska Peninsula hundreds of kilometers from the incident still harbor small hidden pockets of surprisingly unchanged oil, according to new research.
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Soil microbes alter DNA in response to warming | Science Codex

Soil microbes alter DNA in response to warming | Science Codex | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
As scientists forecast the impacts of climate change, one missing piece of the puzzle is what will happen to the carbon in the soil and the microbes that control the fate of this carbon as the planet warms.
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BP oil spill to cost U.S. taxpayer almost $10 billion

BP oil spill to cost U.S. taxpayer almost $10 billion | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil giant BP said it plans to offset the entire cost of its Gulf of Mexico oil spill against its tax bill, reducing future contributions to U.S. tax coffers by almost $10 billion.BP (How much do Fossil Fuels cost the taxpayers?
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How Closely Tied is Health of Trees to Health of Humans?

How Closely Tied is Health of Trees to Health of Humans? | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it

Huffington Post, Jan 22, 2013:

▶  TREES LINKED TO HUMAN HEALTH, STUDY

  I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues," Dr. Seuss's the Lorax said. And perhaps we should all be speaking for the trees, as a new study links the presence of trees with human health.

Specifically, researchers found that people experienced more deaths from heart disease and respiratory disease when they lived in areas where trees had disappeared.... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/21/trees-linked-with-human-h_n_2505267.html

 

 

                                              VIDEO REPORT

June 10, 2013 PBS Newshour
▶  HOW CLOSELY TIED IS THE HEALTH OF TREES TO THE HEALTH OF  HOW REMOVING TREE CAN KILL YOU:

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/06/can-lack-of-trees-kill-you-faster.html

 

▶  Jan 16, 2013 HEALTHY NATURE - HEALTHY HUMANS: 

LIVING WITH TREE BENEFITS HUMAN HEALTH - Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130116163823.htm#.UPgu3iO2IHg.twitter

 

▶  WHEN TREES DIE, SO DO WE

http://grist.org/news/when-trees-die-so-do-we/

 

▶  5 UNBELIEVABLE FACTS ABOUT TREES: THEY 'TALK' TO EACH OTHER http://www.takepart.com/photos/5-amazing-unbelievable-facts-about-trees/they-talk-to-each-other

 

 

                                                 WATCH

▶  MOTHER TREES CONNECT THE FOREST: HOW DO TREES COMMUNICATE? http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2827188209/mother-tree-video-how-do-trees-communicate

 

 

Al Jazeera, October 13, 2013
▶  CHILDLESS WOMAN WHO MOTHERED TREES: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/10/childless-woman-who-mothered-trees-2013106151053669587.html

 

May 29, 2013 Forest News
▶  THE INVISIBLE EXTINCTION OF FOREST GENETIC RESOURCES: CAN TREES SURVIVE? http://blog.cifor.org/16587/the-invisible-extinction-of-forest-genetic-resources-can-trees-survive/#.Ub7D4uswOic

 

April 15, 2013 National Geographic

▶  TREES CALL FOR HELP - AND NOW SCIENTISTS CAN UNDERSTAND http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/04/130415-trees-drought-water-science-global-warming-sounds/

 

▶  SOME AMAZON TREES MORE THAN 8 MILLION YEARS OLD http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3720842817/some-amazon-trees-more-than-8-million-years-old

 

Terra Daily, November 4, 2013
▶  WARM WINTERS LET TREES SLEEP LONGER http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Warm_winters_let_trees_sleep_longer_999.html

 

 

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David Suzuki: DOCUMENTARY -

▶  ++++"A SILENT FOREST" - THE GROWING THREAT OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED TREES - FULL MOVIE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3970510201/documentary-a-silent-forest-the-growing-threat-genetically-engineered-trees-full-movie

 

 

▶  MONSANTO GMO TREES COULD DEVASTATE FOREST ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/52lFDN

 

 

▶  NATURAL MIXED FORESTS MORE PRODUCTIVE THAN MEGA INDUSTRIAL MONOCULTURES  http://sco.lt/8p51lZ

 

▶  ELDERS OF THE FORESTS DISAPPEARING WORLDWIDE - IRREPLACEABLE HABITAT FOR MANY ANIMALS http://sco.lt/5xvxI1

 

▶  THE PLANT "BRAIN": COMMUNICATION AMONG PLANTS AND WITH OTHER SPECIES  http://sco.lt/6Wlwif

 

 

                                               WATCH

 ▶  ++++URBAN TREES ACT AS BIOLOGICAL FILTERS http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/1791835636/urban-trees-act-as-biological-filters

 

 

THE GREAT AMERICAN CORPORATE GIVEAWAY : PUBLIC WILDLIFE PRESERVES: Pesticides, Chemicals, GMO Crops and... http://sco.lt/5YvsXZ

 

 

 

▶  THICH NHAT HANH: BEYOND ENVIRONMENT: FALLING BACK IN LOVE WITH MOTHER EARTH | Guardian Sustainable Business | guardian.co.uk http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/zen-thich-naht-hanh-buddhidm-business-values?intcmp=239

 

▶  ZEN MASTER THICH NHAT HANH: ONLY LOVE FOR MOTHER EARTH CAN SAVE US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3995311842/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-only-love-for-mother-earth-can-save-us-from-climate-change

 

 


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 ▶ CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health

▶  CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

▶  BIODIVERSITY IS LIFE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

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▶   OUR FOOD, OUR HEALTH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

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Fracking companies entitled to licences on more than 60% of British land

Fracking companies entitled to licences on more than 60% of British land | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Assessment finds major fracking effort would create jobs and income for local communities, but require thousands of wells to be drilled and dozens of daily tanker journeys (Fracking companies entitled to licences on more than 60% of British land
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World's most toxic places revealed: Indonesian gold mines and old Russian ... - Daily Mail

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Grapevine: Toxic waste still at site of bankrupt solar firm - Fox News

Grapevine: Toxic waste still at site of bankrupt solar firm
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YOU'RE PAYING ALMOST $9 MILLION TO FEDERAL WORKERS WHO ARE TASKED SUCH AS WATCHING TV, SURFING THE INTERNET, AND TAKING CARE OF PERSONAL BUSINESS.
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Contamination lawsuits push Duke Energy, NC, to address pollution - Winston-Salem Journal

Contamination lawsuits push Duke Energy, NC, to address pollution - Winston-Salem Journal | Shift Soil Remediation | Scoop.it
Contamination lawsuits push Duke Energy, NC, to address pollution Winston-Salem Journal Holleman shared Burdette's view, saying that the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority “began negotiating this agreement with Duke after we publicized the...
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