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Pollution and falling fish stocks damage Gulf - National - NZ Herald News

Pollution and falling fish stocks damage Gulf - National - NZ Herald News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As $100 million of shiny new craft go on display at Auckland's On the Water Boat Show, the Hauraki Gulf has received a damning report about its health. - New Zealand Herald
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The Language of Science Denial

The Language of Science Denial | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Governor Bobbie Jindal, a possible presidential nominee, gives a demonstration of the current state of science denial in right wing America. A nice example of what we can expect in the coming polit...
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Pierre Henri Gouyon sur l'épigénétique - inné/acquis [Vidéo Espace éthique] YouTube

Pour prendre rendez-vous : http://hypnose-perpignan66.blogspot.fr/ / 06.34.41.98.37 Dans le 66 ! Vidéo originale : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlJ6cmB567...

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U.S. carbon emissions tick higher; Obama tells U.N.: ‘We have to do more’

U.S. carbon emissions tick higher; Obama tells U.N.: ‘We have to do more’ | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Three days after President Obama stood before a U.N. summit and touted a drop in U.S. emissions, an Energy Department report shows the trend’s reversal.
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Vale orders 10 more mega-carriers

Vale orders 10 more mega-carriers | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Brazilian giant's Valemax vessels capable of carrying double the ore of competitors' fleets changes the China export game.
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Miners ordered to hand back land to natives in Colombia

Miners ordered to hand back land to natives in Colombia | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The ruling, which affects 11 gold mining companies, is the first of its kind in the South American nation.
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How carbon budgets can change climate negotiations

How carbon budgets can change climate negotiations | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —This week in New York, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon is hosting a Climate Summit. The Summit aims to 'catalyse action' on climate change among the 120 or so Heads of State in attendance. The Summit will build on both the recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ...
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Study finds global sea levels rose up to five meters per century at the end of the last five ice age cycles

Study finds global sea levels rose up to five meters per century at the end of the last five ice age cycles | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Land-ice decay at the end of the last five ice-ages caused global sea-levels to rise at rates of up to 5.5 metres per century, according to a new study.
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Climate Summit Opening Remarks Reflect Urgency

Climate Summit Opening Remarks Reflect Urgency | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Speakers including U.N. Secretary General, Vice President Al Gore, and IPCC head R.K. Pachauri spoke of the economic impact of climate change and the need for political action
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Cities Will Solve Climate Change, Not Nations

Cities Will Solve Climate Change, Not Nations | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As world leaders gathered at the U.N. to talk about global warming, mayors set about actually doing something about climate change
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A Look Back: Dark Snow 2013

A Look Back: Dark Snow 2013 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Last year after returning from the first Dark Snow mission,  I put together 2 "Dark Snow Log" videos. I wanted to review them in light of what's happened in the last year. Occurred to me that someb...
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Heads Up: "Merchants of Doubt" Movie to hit Theaters Soon

Heads Up: "Merchants of Doubt" Movie to hit Theaters Soon | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
I met filmmaker Robby Kenner at the American Geophysical Union conference a few years ago. He was already at work on a climate themed film, and zeroed in on "Merchants of Doubt", Naomi Oreske's def...
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Soft design for a sustainable world

Soft design for a sustainable world | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
'Around the world at unprecedented rates, people are moving from the country to the city,' says Sheila Kennedy, professor of the practice at MIT's Department of Architecture. 'But this rapid urbanization is not a one-way movement—there's an increasing level of mobility and an inevitable permeability ...
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France announces world’s toughest anti-smoking laws

France announces world’s toughest anti-smoking laws | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
France, where a Gauloise once hung from the bottom lip of every actor or intellectual, plans to move to one of the toughest anti-tobacco regimes in the world.
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After China gives police new guns, spate suspicious shootings have followed

After China gives police new guns, spate suspicious shootings have followed | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
In its war on terror, Beijing armed its police for the first time in decades. The effects have been deadly.
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Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Cath Ennis: The word ‘epigenetics’ is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?

Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects on many aspects of biology, and enormous potential in human medicine. As such, its ability to fill in some of the gaps in our scientific knowledge is mentioned everywhere from academic journals to the mainstream media to some of the less scientifically rigorous corners of the Internet."

 


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Peru Tames a $2 Billion Rogue Industry : resourcenewsreport.com

Peru Tames a $2 Billion Rogue Industry : resourcenewsreport.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Peru’s Central Government has sent thousands of troops into the jungles of Madre de Dios to confiscate and destroy illegal mining equipment. With unregulated, untaxed gold mining operations estimated at $2 billion a year in Peru, the stakes are high. 

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INFOGRAPHIC: Vale's gigantic ore carriers

INFOGRAPHIC: Vale's gigantic ore carriers | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The world's largest dry bulk cargo ships capable of carrying 400,000 tonnes, more than twice the size of competitors' fleets.
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Experts call for widening the debate on climate change

Experts call for widening the debate on climate change | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Environmental scientists are being urged to broaden the advice they give on global climate change, say experts who are also frustrated that decision makers are not taking enough action.
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With few data, Arctic carbon models lack consensus

With few data, Arctic carbon models lack consensus | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —As climate change grips the Arctic, how much carbon is leaving its thawing soil and adding to Earth's greenhouse effect? The question has long been debated by scientists. A new study conducted as part of NASA's Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment (CARVE) shows just how ...
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Corporate Leaders Plot a Path to a Low-Carbon Future

Corporate Leaders Plot a Path to a Low-Carbon Future | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As protesters rally, corporate boardrooms struggle over how to prevent further global warming
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China and U.S. Promise to Combat Climate Change

China and U.S. Promise to Combat Climate Change | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The world's two largest polluters committed to taking action against global warming—but offered few specifics
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CRYPTIK - HOME - THE GREATEST SPEECH EVER MADE

THE GREATEST SPEECH EVER MADE | Charlie Chaplin
One of the most important speeches in recorded ...
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John Stewart on Climate March and Clueless Deniers

John Stewart on Climate March and Clueless Deniers | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
If you have not yet seen this, drop everything now and make time. Comedy Central seems to have learned from  John Oliver and HBO that posting bits to YouTube, instead of keeping them bottled up on ...
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Geo-ranking the Internet

Geo-ranking the Internet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Internet is a critical component of modern communication for billions of people and businesses. But, how resilient is it to sabotage, accidents and political abuse? Writing in the International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations this month, researchers in Germany explain how geography ...
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