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Thousands evacuated as Elbe bursts dam in German floods

Thousands evacuated as Elbe bursts dam in German floods | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Man, 80, dies in Austria after week of flooding in central Europe claims at least 21 lives as rivers overflow
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Beyond bling - Life is getting harder for purveyors of luxury in China, but the growth prospects are still fabulous

Beyond bling - Life is getting harder for purveyors of luxury in China, but the growth prospects are still fabulous | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
“IT WAS an amazing golden age,” reflects Guillaume Brochard of Qeelin, a Chinese jeweller. From 2007 to 2011 many luxury-goods firms enjoyed double-digit annual...
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US-China summit ends with accord on all but cyber-espionage

US-China summit ends with accord on all but cyber-espionage | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Obama's meeting with Xi overshadowed by revelations of NSA's snooping – but deals are made on N Korea and HFCs emissions
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Soy Sauce Overdose Sends Man into Coma : DNews

Soy Sauce Overdose Sends Man into Coma : DNews | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A man who drank a quart of soy sauce went into a coma from the excess salt, doctors reported.
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Though it's rare in the United States, consuming excess salt was a traditional method for suicide in ancient China, according to the case report.

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Climate change causing Pentagon planning shift, says DOD strategist - The Hill's E2-Wire

Climate change causing Pentagon planning shift, says DOD strategist - The Hill's E2-Wire | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
One of the Pentagon’s top strategists said climate change is fundamentally altering how the Defense Department (DOD) evaluates future conflict areas.
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Climate change is happening but we can meet the challenge

Climate change is happening but we can meet the challenge | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Sarah van Gelder: As carbon emissions rise inexorably, it's easy to feel powerless as catastrophe looms. But activism is a chance to take control
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Global Warming Solutions - Find Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

In 2006, An Inconvenient Truth woke the world up to the reality of the climate crisis. But global leaders failed to act, and climate change has accelerated, making the film’s message more urgent than ever. We have curated a collection of activities for you to get informed, get involved, use the power of your wallet, and mobilize your networks to send a message that climate change matters to you. Taken together, these actions will have a huge ripple effect. This is the challenge of our time. It’s up to us to solve it!

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Scientists use crowd-sourcing to help map global CO2 emissions

Scientists use crowd-sourcing to help map global CO2 emissions | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
This article is a reprint of a news release posted by Arizona State University on May 13, 2013.
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Consuming Kids « Just Wondering – Alternative News and Opinions

Consuming Kids « Just Wondering – Alternative News and Opinions | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Fantastic expose on the predatory nature of capitalist consumerism. There are 52 million kids below the age of 12 in the US, and they’re going after them tooth and tong. Stay clear of the media, folks. Do not watch TV and guard what your kidsconsume via music, videos and other children. It’s tough but it’s spiritual life or death.

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A long cooling-off period for San Onofre nuclear plant

A long cooling-off period for San Onofre nuclear plant | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Southern California Edison built San Onofre's two nuclear reactors in about nine years, but tearing them down will be a technically complex, multibillion-dollar job completed over decades.
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Massive dust storms hit southeast Colorado, evoking

Massive dust storms hit southeast Colorado, evoking | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Jillane Hixson stopped dusting her home about noon on a clear Friday and looked out the window to a storm roiling in the distance. Small dust devils kicked up, and within moments, a punishing dust storm slammed into Hixson Farms at full force.
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Abandoned Oil Wells Raise Fears of Pollution

Abandoned Oil Wells Raise Fears of Pollution | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Abandoned oil field equipment is a common problem in Texas, but some fear that the recent surge in drilling will set off worrisome encounters with old wells.
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Meet a plasticarian (that's a person who does not use plastic)

Meet a plasticarian (that's a person who does not use plastic) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
When Thomas Smith, a chemistry PhD student from Manchester, was given a plastic lid for his takeaway tea by the staff at his university café, he had a novel comeback. "I can't take that," he said.
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Une blatte zombifiée guidée par une guêpe [en anglais]

Walked outside today and found this little guy guiding a roach to his nest. I had heard about these before, but had never seen it until now. I think this is ...

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Bernadette Cassel's curator insight, June 8, 2013 6:51 PM


SUR ENTOMONEWS


→  Si vous mangez un cafard de l’intérieur, pensez à ramener vos antibiotiques


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U.S. Helps Allies Trying to Battle Iranian Hackers

U.S. Helps Allies Trying to Battle Iranian Hackers | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The administration has begun helping Middle Eastern allies build their defenses against Iran’s cyberweapons and will do the same in Asia to contain attacks from North Korea.
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Life on the Ocean Floor Garbage Patch: Photos : DNews

Life on the Ocean Floor Garbage Patch: Photos : DNews | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Oceanic life is colonizing garbage littered on the ocean floor.
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Rise of jellyfish reveals sickness of world's oceans - Technology & Science - CBC News

Rise of jellyfish reveals sickness of world's oceans - Technology & Science - CBC News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The rise of jellyfish populations in many of the world's oceans may be more than just an inconvenience for swimmers who want to take a dip. An expert warns it could be a sign of deteriorating marine health.
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Arab states urged to adopt renewable energy projects

Arab states urged to adopt renewable energy projects | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Arab states urged to adopt renewable energy projects
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Is Waste-Free Packaging on the Horizon? - Earth911.com

Is Waste-Free Packaging on the Horizon? - Earth911.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Each year, we throw away over 70 million tons of packaging waste, which takes up a significant chunk of landfill space. But one designer's vision could make packaging literally disappear.
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Masters: The Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Getting Longer

Masters: The Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Getting Longer | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The East coast was drenched by record-smashing tropical storm Andrea this week. Predicted rainfall for the 48-hour period from 8 am EDT Friday, June 7, to 8 am EDT Sunday, June 8, 2013. Image credit: NOAA.
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Skull – Cry Die « Music Video - Just Wondering – Alternative News and Opinions

Skull – Cry Die « Music Video - Just Wondering – Alternative News and Opinions | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

In case you haven’t seen this yet, another artist telling it like it is and showing the beauty and power of truth and compassion.

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The Challenge of Water

The Challenge of Water | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
http://vimeo.com/66087863 Brilliant animation overview of the global water cycle, and human impacts on it in the age of the anthropocene.
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Nuclear plant closures show industry’s struggles

The decision to close California's San Onofre nuclear plant is the latest setback for an industry that seemed poised for growth not long ago.
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Germany, Hungary battle Europe's worst flood in a decade - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Germany, Hungary battle Europe's worst flood in a decade - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Rising flood waters in eastern Germany have forced the evacuation of homes and a hospital, as Hungary propped up its defences against central Europe's worst floods in a decade.
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How worried should pregnant women be? As non-stick pans, make-up, air fresheners, even new curtains are said to put unborn babies at risk

How worried should pregnant women be? As non-stick pans, make-up, air fresheners, even new curtains are said to put unborn babies at risk | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Pregnant women have been startled by a new list of household items they have been told to avoid, which includes everything from new furniture to non-stick frying pans.
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