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Global sea levels have risen 8cm since 1992, Nasa research shows

Global sea levels have risen 8cm since 1992, Nasa research shows | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Scientists say warming waters and melting ice were to blame for levels rising faster than 50 years ago and ‘it’s very likely to get worse’
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Obama emphasizes conservation while designating new national monuments - Mashable

Obama emphasizes conservation while designating new national monuments - Mashable | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The president named three new monuments.
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Critically endangered pangolins rescued, then sold as food

Critically endangered pangolins rescued, then sold as food | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Vietnamese officials illegally trade 42 protected pangolins, placing a spotlight on the creatures, which are the most trafficked wild mammals in the world
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Conservation concern for UK insects

Conservation concern for UK insects | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
More than 30 British insect species have been classified as in danger of extinction, due to pollution and habitat loss.
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Hydrilla: An Aggressive Water Weed - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Hydrilla: An Aggressive Water Weed - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
This press release from the NY Invasive Species Research Institute reports that highly invasive hydrilla has been found in Cayuga Inlet, and lists clean boating practices to help contain its further spread.
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The Secret Reason Sustainable Living Is Now Illegal - MOC #294 - YouTube

Many states are cracking down on sustainable off-the-grid living. They generally come up with ridiculous laws to justify it. However, there is a much larger,... (The Secret Reason Sustainable Living Is Now Illegal - NEW Moment of Clarity!
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If You Don’t Speak Up for Wolves Now, Decades of Conservation Work Will Be Destroyed

If You Don’t Speak Up for Wolves Now, Decades of Conservation Work Will Be Destroyed | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Last year the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) stirred up a serious controversy when it formally proposed removing federal protections for gray wolves throughout the U.S., but lawmakers and wolf...
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Poachers kill three elephants an hour. Here's how to stop them - Telegraph

Poachers kill three elephants an hour. Here's how to stop them - Telegraph | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Hi-tech drones guided by cutting-edge number-crunching are helping to preserve some of the planet's most endangered species (Poachers kill three elephants an hour.
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Indian scientists turn plastic bags into car fuel

Indian scientists turn plastic bags into car fuel | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
In a breakthrough, Indian researchers have developed an innovative method to re-use discarded plastic bags by transforming them into fuel to power car engines. (RT @thebetterindia: These #Indian #scientists can turn plastic bags into car fuel!
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2013 declared 4th warmest year on record: NOAA

2013 declared 4th warmest year on record: NOAA | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
2013 was the fourth warmest on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in a analysis based on 133 years of data.
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World Congress on Agroforestry I 10-14 February 2014 I Delhi, India » Blog Archive » The ”seed-to-ash-cycle” of sustainable woodfuel supply and its use for domestic cooking needs

World Congress on Agroforestry I 10-14 February 2014 I Delhi, India » Blog Archive » The ”seed-to-ash-cycle” of sustainable woodfuel supply and its use for domestic cooking needs | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
RT @cookswelljikos: http://t.co/rwjD8AcH4q More about #sustainable #domestic #woodfuel supply and #use in #Kenya Thanks #WCA2014...
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Uh oh. Britain only has 25% of the bees it needs

Uh oh. Britain only has 25% of the bees it needs | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A honeybee deficit is threatening the viability of farming in Europe, and researchers say that relying on wild pollinators is not a solution. (Uh oh. Britain only has 25% of the bees it needs.
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West Virginia Chemical Spill Poses Unknown Threat to the Environment - National Geographic

West Virginia Chemical Spill Poses Unknown Threat to the Environment - National Geographic | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
National Geographic West Virginia Chemical Spill Poses Unknown Threat to the Environment National Geographic However, Sonya Lunder, an environmental toxicologist with the Environmental Working Group in Washington, D.C., told National Geographic...
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Green Technology Helping Map Marine World

Green Technology Helping Map Marine World | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Global climate change benefiting from Torqeedo technology: http://t.co/trRezxWSS4
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The phantom flush: why high-tech toilets waste so much water - The Guardian

The phantom flush: why high-tech toilets waste so much water - The Guardian | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Automatic toilets may be convenient and hygienic, but they also waste billions of gallons of water per year. Why hasn’t this issue been fixed yet?
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Protect Desert Parks, Wildlife, and Wild Places for Future Generations! - National Parks Conservation Association

Protect Desert Parks, Wildlife, and Wild Places for Future Generations! - National Parks Conservation Association | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is a big picture renewable energy and conservation plan that seeks to identify areas to protect in California's desert.
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Nevada Gets $18m For Conservation - CBS Local

Nevada Gets $18m For Conservation - CBS Local | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
WWMT-TV Nevada Gets $18m For Conservation CBS Local LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada will receive more than $18 million from the federal government for fish and wildlife conservation projects.
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Danish zoo kills four healthy lions

Danish zoo kills four healthy lions | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe, has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
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Atascadero adopts stricter water-conservation policies - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero adopts stricter water-conservation policies - The San Luis Obispo Tribune | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The San Luis Obispo Tribune Atascadero adopts stricter water-conservation policies The San Luis Obispo Tribune Atascadero adopts stricter water-conservation policies. By AnnMarie Cornejo.
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Check out the 2013 National Environmental Scorecard

Check out the 2013 National Environmental Scorecard | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Have your members of Congress been voting to protect our air and water? Find out on LCV's interactive website!
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How Climate Change Will Shape the Future of Canada’s Boreal Forest - From the Lab to the Loading Dock

How Climate Change Will Shape the Future of Canada’s Boreal Forest - From the Lab to the Loading Dock | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Blog Post: Canada’s massive expanse of boreal forest – three million square kilometers – is undergoing a serious transformation due to climate change.
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China Exports Pollution to U.S., Study Finds

China Exports Pollution to U.S., Study Finds | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Emissions from China’s export industries are carried across the Pacific and contribute to air pollution in the Western United States, according to a paper. (Goes around, comes around! #economics and #environment.
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To Save Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot

To Save Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
"I hate it every time I go out and do it," says a biologist who has killed more than 70 owls. ("To Save Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot" - @NPR What do you think about this conservation conundrum?
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Sustaining Urban Ecosystems with Modular Brick Habitats

Sustaining Urban Ecosystems with Modular Brick Habitats | Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
These customized bricks provide much-needed habitats for birds, insects and plants in an urban setting.
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