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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, […]

Islands of Trash in World’s Oceans

Islands of Trash in World’s Oceans

The world’s oceans are filled will millions of tons of plastic garbage, creating islands of trash. According to scientists there is enough plastic trash released into the oceans annually to fill five grocery bags of trash on every foot of every country’s coastline. The scientists released this information on Thursday. Their estimate is that eight […]

Climate Negotiators Urgent to Draft a Pact

Climate Negotiators Urgent to Draft a Pact

Climate negotiators gathered last week in the UN headquarters in Geneva, to urgently draft a pact from a document produced in the Lima conference last year. They were urged to produce a draft, in order to create an efficient plan to tackle the climate change the planet is facing. According to Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, president of […]

Stress Could Be Linked to Bee Colony Collapse

Stress Could Be Linked to Bee Colony Collapse

Stress could be one of the causes linked to bee-colony collapse epidemic, a new study has shown. The decline in the number of bees could be due to changes in their behavior which, in turn, are provoked by stress. Scientist from Queen Mary University of London have led a research study to analyze the effects […]

‘Earth: A New Wild’ to Air on PBS

‘Earth: A New Wild’ to Air on PBS

Earth: A New Wild, the five-part documentary series premiers on PBS tonight, February 4th. Hosted by Dr. M. Sanjayan, the show tells the tale of life in the wilderness of the world. Sanjayan embarked on a two-year expedition through 29 countries and trekked tirelessly through forests, plains, rivers, savannas, and mountain passes. The show features […]

Climate Change: The Game Changing Year

Climate Change: The Game Changing Year

Climate Change is taking ascendancy in several important quarters this year, thanks to the historic eye opener. 2014 was the hottest year in recorded history. Religious leaders have dodged the question of climate change for decades but, last year’s historic alarm has prompted even the Roman Pope to acknowledge the fact that climate change is […]

Pope Francis Poised to Tackle Climate Change in 2015

Pope Francis Poised to Tackle Climate Change in 2015

Pope Francis is poised to tackle climate change in 2015 with an agenda that will include a series of speeches, summit appearances, and an aggressive call-to-arms for the world’s Catholics. According to sources, the pontiff wants to have a direct influence on the vital United Nations (U.N.) Climate Conference that is scheduled a year from now […]

Wind Farms and Bird Deaths

Wind Farms and Bird Deaths

An Oregon-based company that operates wind farms across the nation is attempting to conceal the number of bird deaths caused by its turbines whilst another wind turbine operator has been, essentially, given permission by the federal government to kill a certain number of birds each year without facing prosecution. The Portland, Oregon company, PacifiCorp, is […]

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