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Farmers in drought-stricken California agree to drastic cut on water use

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California farmers who hold some of the state’s strongest water rights avoided the threat of deep mandatory cuts when the state accepted their proposal to voluntarily reduce consumption by 25 per cent amid one of the… 728 more words


Researchers release bats treated for White-nose Syndrome

USDA Forest Service scientists, collaborators, and supporters gathered at Mark Twain Cave Complex in Hannibal, Mo., on Tuesday evening to express cautious optimism about a possible treatment for White-nose Syndrome (WNS). 554 more words


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“Conservation is now a dead word” – Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The above quote came from a 91 year old Marjory in the early 1980’s. Still trying to rally the troops to protect her beloved everglades. 43 more words



I’ve had a growing resentment for the way the Tories have been pulling the wool over so many people’s eyes. For all those people who thought that the Lib Dems had done nothing but roll over whilst in government the truth is already coming out. 113 more words


Let's talk about water... Inviting you to the Salem Water Fair, May 23rd from noon to 3pm! Film, speakers, activites, and free drawing!

I want to talk to the Governor about drought. About how the situation in California looms before us after Oregon’s meager winter. How chemical agriculture kills the life in soils until the the topsoil no longer acts as a living sponge to slowly replenish ground waters. 150 more words

Oppose Urban Deer Killing in Michigan (Story via In Defence of Animals)

To pioneerkaren@yahoo.com May 22 at 3:38 PM

The city of Farmington Hills is considering killing urban deer within city limits. The University of Michigan in Dearborn has already killed dozens of deer this past February, and the city of Ann Arbor along with the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor campus) has also proposed and is planning to slaughter deer beginning this fall. 99 more words