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Mercy, Mercy, Me

It’s the day after Earth day, 2014. Earth Day has become an annual event, celebrated every April 22, when events are held to demonstrate the support for environmental protection. 854 more words

Education

Ah….. Rainforest! (Part 1)

I visited Agumbe rainforest, Karnataka to attend a 4-day workshop on Rainforest Ecology (April 12 – 15, 2014), hosted by the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station. Before leaving from Mumbai, I called the coordinator, Dhiraj Bhaisare, several times to ask several questions – Are there leeches in the forest? 621 more words

Travel

Special marine ecology edition of the ESA bulletin is now online!

The latest Ecological Society of Australia bulletin, which I co-edited alongside Ben Gooden, is now up online! It has been such a great experience to invite some of Australia’s premier marine scientists to showcase their research in this special marine ecology issue. 80 more words

Conservation

Special marine ecology edition of the ESA bulletin is now online!

The latest Ecological Society of Australia bulletin, which I co-edited alongside Ben Gooden, is now up online! It has been such a great experience to invite some of Australia’s premier marine scientists to showcase their research in this special marine ecology issue. 80 more words

Fossil fuels have made the earth cleaner, not dirtier

DailyCaller

Environmentalists often use this day to warn that using fossil fuels, like coal and oil, will continue to harm the planet and cause global warming.

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Ecology

Why I Am Not An Environmentalist: The Science of Economics Versus the Religion of Ecology

StevenLandsburg

Environmentalists call on us to ban carcinogenic pesticides. They choose to overlook the consequence that when pesticides are banned, fruits and vegetables become more expensive, people eat fewer of them, and cancer rates consequently rise.* If they really wanted to reduce cancer rates, they would weigh this effect in the balance.

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Economics

Toms River: A Small Town Fights Back vs. Chemical Dumping

“We don’t look for patterns. We don’t analyze those patterns. And that is a terrible tragedy. People are dying because we do not do effective public health surveillance in this country. 66 more words

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