Monthly Archives: November 2009

Measuring the Daily Destruction of the World’s Rainforests

According to the United Nations’s Food and Agriculture Organization, overall tropical deforestation rates this decade are 8.5 percent higher than during the 1990s. Pinning down exact numbers is nearly impossible, but most experts agree that we are losing upwards of … Continue reading

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Politicians Doing Good

Australian Greens Party leader Bob Brown was presented with the Peace Organisation of Australia’s (POA) National Australian Peace Prize this week. Pity this admirable peace-prize winner of ours was sued $250,000 for doing his job properly in regard to contesting … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro May Be Snowless In 20 Years

http://www.wfs.org/futuristupdate.htm The snows of Kilimanjaro may disappear within the next two decades or sooner, predict researchers from Ohio State University and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The researchers are worried not only by the rapid retreat of the ice fields … Continue reading

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Confronting Climate Change

Check out the climate Change site on Google Earth and check out what is being done in various areas. http://www.google.com/landing/cop15/ And the new YouTube site for Copenhagen activism: http://www.youtube.com/cop15

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