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Western watersheds polluted by mining

@mongabay (http://mongabay.com/) claims 40 percent of Western watersheds are polluted by mining: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/12/opinion/a-mining-law-whose-time-has-passed.html   recently published this important oped A Mining Law Whose Time Has Passed By ROBERT M. HUGHES and CAROL ANN WOODY Published: January 11, 2012 IN 1872, President … Continue reading

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Bolivia, Pachamama and Climate Change

A beautiful piece by the brilliant young Chloe Maxim on how the issue of climate change is viewed in Bolivia. With young people who understand as deeply as this, one would like to think the planet is in good hands. … Continue reading

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When a Butterfly Flutters its Wings

This morning news came through that a Monarch Butterfly has landed in Dorset England. Below is the report that featured this morning on Wildlife Extra. While this may simply be a tray which has lost it’s way, it may also … Continue reading

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Forests dying – loss of key climate protection

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/science/earth/01forest.html?_r=1 The Forest for the Trees: In Arizona, trees are cut down to save forests from massive fires and to combat climate change. By JUSTIN GILLIS Published: October 1, 2010 WISE RIVER, Mont. — The trees spanning many of the … Continue reading

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Life on earth is inconceivable without trees

A beautiful piece of writing by ROSSLYN BEEBY http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/opinion/editorial/general/like-a-voice-in-the-wilderness/2295146.aspx?storypage=0 ‘Life on earth is inconceivable without trees,” the great Russian playwright Anton Chekovwrote in a letter to a friend in the late 1880s. ”Forests create climate, climate influences peoples’ character, and … Continue reading

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Save the Environment – put a $ value on it

Nothing will change until a $value is put on environmental features. Old growth forests will continue to be plundered until the Value of a Tree is calculated! See how it was done by an Indian Scientist. http://sustainabilityliteracyaustralia.com/2010/08/29/value-of-a-tree/ See why it … Continue reading

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Bill Maher on why Climate Change cannot be voted for

 

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