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Are Florida Manatees A Conservation Success Story or Are They Still in Danger?

Are Florida Manatees A Conservation Success Story or Are They Still in Danger? | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week proposed changing manatees’ status from endangered to threatened, but many dangers still remain
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Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential | Climate Central

Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential | Climate Central | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
A Union of Concerned Scientists report says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency set each state’s renewable energy production targets far too low in the proposed Clean Power Plan, the Obama Administration’s effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions fr
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Reports: Mark Carney lends weight to carbon bubble theory

Reports: Mark Carney lends weight to carbon bubble theory | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Governor of the Bank of England calls for long term thinking by investors and governments, warning 'vast majority of reserves are unburnable'

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Cambium LLP's curator insight, October 13, 2014 7:05 AM

Mark Carney lends weight to the "Carbon bubble" in fossil fuel based assets..

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US Reduces Indonesian Debt in Exchange for Wildlife Protection - The Jakarta Globe

US Reduces Indonesian Debt in Exchange for Wildlife Protection - The Jakarta Globe | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
The United States has struck a deal to reduce Indonesia's debts in exchange for Jakarta pledging about $12 million for programs to protect endangered species and their habitats on Sumatra island, conservationists said Friday.
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Nick Clegg taunts David Cameron on 'green crap'

Nick Clegg taunts David Cameron on 'green crap' | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington: ‘It’s not green crap to us,’ says Liberal Democrat leader, referring to comments made by Tory leader about levies on energy bills
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Argonne researchers create more accurate model for greenhouse gases from peatlands | Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne researchers create more accurate model for greenhouse gases from peatlands | Argonne National Laboratory | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Scientists at Argonne have created a new model to more accurately describe the greenhouse gases likely to be released from Arctic peatlands as they warm.
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10 fact-checks about climate change - PolitiFact

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10 fact-checks about climate change
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Earlier this year we looked at a detailed video from Louisiana congressional candidate Lenar Whitney, who repeated the assertion that climate change is a hoax.
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Almost Half Of North American Bird Species Are Threatened By Climate Change - ThinkProgress

Almost Half Of North American Bird Species Are Threatened By Climate Change - ThinkProgress | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
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Nearly half the bird species in North America are threatened by climate change, according to a new report.
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A WikiLeaks for Wildlife Gives Whistle-Blowers a Way to Turn in Environmental Criminals

A WikiLeaks for Wildlife Gives Whistle-Blowers a Way to Turn in Environmental Criminals | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
WildLeaks’ target: poaching kingpins who have evaded capture.
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Seal population on the rise in Thames estuary

Seal population on the rise in Thames estuary | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Numbers returning to natural level after centuries of culling for meat and fur, survey finds
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Sir David Attenborough: the escalating erosion of wildlife threaten us all - Telegraph

Sir David Attenborough: the escalating erosion of wildlife threaten us all - Telegraph | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Every one of us still has a chance to make a difference, Sir David says ahead of the Conference for Nature in London
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So this is how South Africa values its rhinos?

So this is how South Africa values its rhinos? | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
South African government strategy continues to put rhinos at risk. (So this is how South Africa values its rhinos?
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Next big idea in forest conservation? DNA fingerprinting trees to stem illegal ... - Mongabay.com

Next big idea in forest conservation? DNA fingerprinting trees to stem illegal ... - Mongabay.com | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Next big idea in forest conservation? DNA fingerprinting trees to stem illegal ...
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That first trip to Indonesia was in 1987 and lasted a year, the vast majority of it spent up at the research site.
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Act Now — Nature Is Speaking

Nature is speaking. Will you listen? Act now: www.natureisspeaking.org/actnow #NatureIsSpeaking
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10,000 seeds sent to Arctic to safeguard humanity against climate change - Science & Health

10,000 seeds sent to Arctic to safeguard humanity against climate change  - Science & Health | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
In an effort to ensure global food security, 10,000 new varieties of crops from around the world are being added to the
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Glasgow becomes first university in Europe to divest from fossil fuels

Glasgow becomes first university in Europe to divest from fossil fuels | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
University court votes to divest £18m from fossil fuel industry in what campaigners call ‘dramatic beachhead’

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Scathing report details Canada's environmental shortfalls - The Globe and Mail

Scathing report details Canada's environmental shortfalls - The Globe and Mail | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Canada has no detailed plan to meet its emissions reduction targets, is on pace to fall well short of missing them and has made no long-term commitment to environmental monitoring in the oil sands, report finds...
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The report can be accessed at the following link: http://www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/internet/English/parl_cesd_201410_e_39845.html

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Elephants and rhinos 'could be extinct within two decades' because of ivory poaching

Elephants and rhinos 'could be extinct within two decades' because of ivory poaching | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within the next two decades, conservation campaigners are warning.
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Discarded Fishing Traps Wreaking Extensive Environmental Damage, NOAA Research Finds

Discarded Fishing Traps Wreaking Extensive Environmental Damage, NOAA Research Finds | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Source: Planet SaveIt may not be something that you’ve ever given any thought to, but there are literally thousands of fishing traps that are lost or simply abandoned every year in US waters — what...

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CO2 rises at fastest rate since 1984

CO2 rises at fastest rate since 1984 | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
Concentrations of warming gases in the atmosphere reached record levels in 2013, the World Meteorological Organisation says.
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Volunteer work makes older adults happier, healthier: study - New Tang Dynasty Television

Volunteer work makes older adults happier, healthier: study - New Tang Dynasty Television | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
New Tang Dynasty Television Volunteer work makes older adults happier, healthier: study New Tang Dynasty Television A meta-analysis by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto says that volunteering increases both...
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Russia and Australia re-ignite row over Antarctic conservation areas

Russia and Australia re-ignite row over Antarctic conservation areas | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
A row has broken out between Russia and Australia and other countries over marine conservation areas (MPAs) in the Antarctic.
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Seeing the wood

Seeing the wood | Don't Be Afraid to Care | Scoop.it
“FORESTS are the lungs of our land,” said Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Twenty years ago, the world’s lungs were diseased. Brazil, the country with more tropical...
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