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Manhattan Beach Remains Closed Until Contamination Is Cleared

Manhattan Beach Remains Closed Until Contamination Is Cleared

Manhattan Beach, in western Los Angeles County, was recently closed down due to an initially unknown substance, tar-like, that covered the shore. For a six mile stretch globs of stuff was washing up on the coastline, causing concern. Environmental groups have now reported that they believed the tar-like substance is petroleum. Heal the Bay, an […]

Starbucks Moving Bottled Water Production Due to California Drought

Starbucks Moving Bottled Water Production Due to California Drought

Starbucks announced plans this week to move its bottled water production out of California due to prolonged drought conditions. The company’s water subsidiary, Ethos, will relocate its manufacturing and production to its Pennsylvania supplier over the next 6 months while it searches for another West Coast supplier and new sources of water. The company was […]

Invasive Fire Ants Excavate Soil

Invasive Fire Ants Excavate Soil

Solenopsis invicta, the red imported fire ant, is a native to South America, the United States, Australia and China. 80 years ago, the red fire ants dug their nests from Georgia to Los Angeles. According to Professor Goldman, these invasive fire ants can dig into anything, and are especially good at excavating soil. Researchers used […]

California Considers Mandatory Conservation Rules

California Considers Mandatory Conservation Rules

  California is considering mandatory conservation rules after not meeting its voluntary targets.  According to records release by the State Water Resource Control Board California residents only decreased their water usage by four percent since March. Governor Jerry Brown has said that the state needs to be taking water conversation more seriously and the voluntary […]

Tesla Motors Looks to Bring Tesla Power to the Masses

Tesla Motors Looks to Bring Tesla Power to the Masses

Elon Musk of Tesla Motors has a long history of bringing innovations to market. As the co-founder of Paypal, Emperor of SpaceX, and bold leader of luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors, he doesn’t see challenges, he sees opportunities. His life seems littered with success stories, and his motor company is looking for its next […]

Pope Francis’ Moral Authority on Climate Control

Pope Francis’ Moral Authority on Climate Control

On April 28, a conference was held at the Vatican concerning climate change and moral dimensions. The conference was hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and other organizations, and was referred to as “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development.” The conference was held to strengthen worldly […]

Earth Day, the Environment and Climate Change and the Last Chance

Earth Day, the Environment and Climate Change and the Last Chance

Earth is a struggling environment, this discovery is not a new one, but changes are not being made for the better. Climate change, pollution, carbon dioxide emissions, deforestation are all harmful. Earth has hit some eye-opening records that are not positive. April 22 is the 45th annual Earth Day and manmade climate change has had […]

Water Prices on the Rise Conservation Is the Answer

Water Prices on the Rise Conservation Is the Answer

There was a film from the 1980s called Real Men. In the movie, a group of space aliens visit earth to share a secret on how to eradicate a chemical that was about to kill every human on the planet. The aliens wanted something in exchange for this information. It was something very valuable, and very rare to them. That […]

Dragons in the Andes

Dragons in the Andes

Dwarf dragons have been discovered in the Andes, and represent some of the largest lizards in the rainforest. Right now, there are a known 4,500 different species of lizards and more are still being discovered. Three new woodlizards were discovered recently. There is still more to discover and more that can be learned about different […]

Drought Threatens the Golden State of California

Drought Threatens the Golden State of California

With a water supply that some experts predict could dry up within one year, a historic four-year drought threatens the golden state of things in California. This week, Governor Jerry Brown ordered a 25 percent reduction in water usage from the 400 water supply agencies scattered across the state over the next year. The details […]

Hollande Addresses Climate Change in Philippines

Hollande Addresses Climate Change in Philippines

Thursday French President Francois Hollande visited Manila, Philippines for the purpose of addressing climate change. Hollande said during a press conference there that the Philippines are geographically located to “best embody climate disruption in the world.” The reason for this contention by the French President is, as he acknowledges, climate change is now a scientifically […]

Waste Management Strategy: Success and Sustainability

Waste Management Strategy: Success and Sustainability

Waste has two basic properties: one refers to the detrimental effects of large volumes of it on human health and the environment, while the other refers to processes of waste decomposition and matter, as well as their chemical, physical and microbiological degradation processes. Due to this, it needs to go through appropriate processes of collection, […]

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