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Yukon Gold Mine Yields Ancient Horse Fossil

Yukon Gold Mine Yields Ancient Horse Fossil | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Edmonton, Canada (SPX) Jun 28, 2013 -
When University of Alberta researcher Duane Froese found an unusually large horse fossil in the Yukon permafrost, he knew it was important.
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Clearing up confusion on future of Colorado River flows

Clearing up confusion on future of Colorado River flows | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Jun 28, 2013 -
The Colorado River provides water for more than 30 million people, including those in the fast-growing cities of Las Vegas, Phoenix and Los Angeles.
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Dozens killed in Sudan gold mine area

Dozens killed in Sudan gold mine area | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Violence is focused on the troubled Darfur region.

Deadly clashes have erupted again in Sudan's Darfur between two rival Arab tribes that began fighting in January over control of a gold mine.

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Krugman Slams Harvard Economist's Defense Of The 1 Percent

Krugman Slams Harvard Economist's Defense Of The 1 Percent | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Paul Krugman thinks Harvard economist Greg Mankiw forgot an important detail in his new paper, "Defending The One Percent": Social inequality just keeps growing.

Via Mary Perfitt-Nelson, Jocelyn Stoller
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, June 25, 2013 8:45 PM

We are a much more unequal society..............will this continue?

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Research promises breakthrough in internet bandwidth (w/ Video)

Research promises breakthrough in internet bandwidth (w/ Video) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As rapidly increasing demand for bandwidth strains the Internet's capacity, a team of engineers has devised a new fiber optic technology that promises to increase bandwidth dramatically.
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Richard Heinberg Navigating the New Economic Reality Part 1

Richard Heinberg Navigating the New Economic Reality Part 1 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
In this keynote presentation Richard surveys three over-arching global trends that provide the context for smart local economic development and planning.
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Oregon residents are planning a funeral to memorialize dead bees

Oregon residents are planning a funeral to memorialize dead bees | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As if bees don't have enough problems, tens of thousands were just massacred in Wilsonville, Ore., after a few trees were sprayed with the bee-killing pesticide Safari.
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Giant, oil-belching sinkhole dooms more than 100 homes in Louisiana

Giant, oil-belching sinkhole dooms more than 100 homes in Louisiana | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The 15-acre sinkhole was caused by the collapse of a salt mine that served the petrochemical industry.
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YOUR WARMING WORLD | Climate Change | New Scientist

The heat is on for the planet as a whole, but what has been happening where you live? Click on the map to find out, or enter a location in the search box at top right.

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Wild Alaskan weather intensifies climate debate - environment - 24 June 2013 - New Scientist

Wild Alaskan weather intensifies climate debate - environment - 24 June 2013 - New Scientist | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Unseasonably late snow followed by a heatwave: why is Alaska's weather behaving in such an extreme manner this year?
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As thorium tests begin in Norway, the nuclear industry watches closely | SmartPlanet

As thorium tests begin in Norway, the nuclear industry watches closely | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Safer and less waste than uranium, acknowledges the conventional nuclear crowd.
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North Korea releases Android tablet | SmartPlanet

North Korea releases Android tablet | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
If you’re expecting Wi-Fi capabilities, you’ll be disappointed. Propaganda? Oh yes.
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Earthship Documentary

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How Size-related Food Labels Impact How Much We Eat

How Size-related Food Labels Impact How Much We Eat | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Ithica NY (SPX) Jun 28, 2013 -
Just what size is a small drink-8 ounces, 12 ounces, 16 ounces? The truth is, those are all small sizes depending on what restaurants and fast food joints you go to.
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Earth's northern biomass mapped and measured

Earth's northern biomass mapped and measured | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Paris (ESA) Jun 28, 2013 - The biomass of the northern hemisphere's forests has been mapped with greater precision than ever before thanks to satellites, improving our understanding of the carbon cycle and our prediction of E...
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When Google Enables Sharing, the Ecosystem Changes

When Google Enables Sharing, the Ecosystem Changes | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

What does the potential new Google Mine project mean to the internet? Here’s a breakdown on how it could change the world.


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Researchers discover global warming may affect microbe survival

Researchers discover global warming may affect microbe survival | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Arizona State University researchers have discovered for the first time that temperature determines where key soil microbes can thrive—microbes that are critical to forming topsoil crusts in arid lands.
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EV racing car named Lola breaks world speed record

EV racing car named Lola breaks world speed record | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —EVs might be parked in people's minds as second cars of convenience, suitable for around-town errands and small-distance commutes.
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Responding To Obama’s Action Plan, SolarCity Unveils Energy Explorer

Responding To Obama’s Action Plan, SolarCity Unveils Energy Explorer | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A national leader in clean energy services, SolarCity has responded to US President Obama's call for reduced carbon pollution and increased energy efficiency by revealing Energy Explorer,
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Record-breaking Volkswagen is more fuel-efficient than your hybrid

Record-breaking Volkswagen is more fuel-efficient than your hybrid | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Do YOU get 78 miles to the gallon? Didn't think so.
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Dark Snow has Landed

Dark Snow has Landed | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
SISIMIUT, Greenland - What started as an improbable vision months ago, struggled through a protracted and difficult fundraising process, and seemed to many a reach too far, has now touched down on ...
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Explore the future's rising seas | New Scientist

Explore the future's rising seas | New Scientist | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

As the world warms, ice melts and water expands, sea level will rise – but faster in some places than others. These simulations, which assume warming in the middle of the range indicated by climate models, provide the best view yet of probable regional variation in sea level rise over the coming decades. Use the play button or slider to control the animations.

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Indian flood deaths blamed on 'mindless' construction - environment - 25 June 2013 - New Scientist

Indian flood deaths blamed on 'mindless' construction - environment - 25 June 2013 - New Scientist | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Construction in flood zones, slope deforestation and climate change mean devastating floods in India are likely to repeat
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CEOs paid 273 times more than the average American worker | SmartPlanet

CEOs paid 273 times more than the average American worker | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Growth of CEO pay is even higher than the top 0.1 percent of wage earners.
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Las tres erres (3R): reducir, reutilizar, reciclar

Las tres erres (3R): reducir, reutilizar, reciclar | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Desde la década de los 50, muchas compañías han implementando estrategias de venta que procuran convencer al público de que necesita abundantes productos, de que tiene que comprar cosas nuevas regularmente.


Via Ursula Sola de Hinestrosa
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They musst add a 4th "R", refuse!  Refuse to buy unsustainable products.  

Ellos musst añadir una cuarta "R", se niegan! Se niegan a comprar productos no sostenibles.

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