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How To Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden | Gardeners Tips

How To Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden | Gardeners Tips | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

Some useful tips to encourage birds, insects, frogs and small mammals into your garden.

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Science and Environment: The Missing Dots

Science and Environment: The Missing Dots | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Stanford symposium Connecting the Dots looks for connections between agriculture, energy and the environment as population grows.
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FAO: Success in hunger fight hinges on better use of water

FAO: Success in hunger fight hinges on better use of water | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

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‘Emergency’ on a global scale - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za

‘Emergency’ on a global scale - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

London - Leading scientists have called on the upcoming Rio Summit to grapple with environmental ills that they said pointed to “a humanitarian emergency on a global scale.”

In a “State of the Planet” declaration issued after a four-day conference, the scientists said Earth was now facing unprecedented challenges, from water stress, pollution and species loss to spiralling demands for food.

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Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA) | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Consumption of products and services impacts the environment in many different ways.
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delaneygrimes-sarahmcfadyen's curator insight, February 7, 2014 2:00 AM

In this article they include the many things that are continuously brought to the populations attention about out earth and how we treat it. But in the passage it includes many unbelievable facts such as roughly 89 million gallons of food is put into waste each year. Sometimes this is the approach you need to catch peoples attention on the effects that we are causing our planet.

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Drought will cause a 'wildlife tragedy', says Environment Agency

Drought will cause a 'wildlife tragedy', says Environment Agency | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Much of Britain's wildlife, from dragonflies to water voles, faces a difficult summer because of the drought, the Environment Agency has warned.
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