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the brilliance of more CO2 ...

Eleven times more growth in new forests! Surprisingly, a BBC report:

Rainforest regrowth boosts carbon capture, study shows

By Mark Kinver, Environmental reporter BBC News…

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inner strength ...

This is the tree of life, the next big thing. Locally called Gubinge, the Terminalia ferdinandiana is spread along coastal regions across northern Australia. It’s fruit has many life preserving properties, is exceptionally high in Vitamin C and has recently been linked as an aid in treating… 124 more words

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Flint Officials Could Have Prevented Lead Crisis for $80 a Day, Broke Federal Law Instead, by Claire Bernish

From Claire Bernish at theantimedia.org:

(ANTIMEDIA) “It’s outrageous that this sort of government-made catastrophe would happen anywhere in the United States,” Representative Justin Amash said Wednesday as he opened his allotted time period to question a panel before Congress about the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. 321 more words

Government

Japan's Sakurajima Volcano Erupts 50km from Nuclear Plant*

Japan’s Sakurajima Volcano Erupts 50km from Nuclear Plant*

Japan’s Sakurajima volcano, situated about 50km from the Sendai nuclear station, has erupted with the country’s meteorological agency issuing an orange warning not to approach it. 324 more words

Humanities

Environment

Regrowing Rain Forests

Scientists have long promoted rain forest preservation as a way to mitigate climate change, but now it turns out that regrowing forests is just as important. 212 more words

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Drought

Drought in Hawaii

Drought fears rise as lack of January rain sets records. Last month’s weather may have been great for the beach, but the lack of rain made it the driest January on record in several locations in Hawaii. 159 more words

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avoiding the consequences ...

The rehabilitation of mine-sites across Western Australia has been a litany of failure on many fronts, particularly in ‘out of the way’ Northern regional areas. Photographer Hugh Brown is concerned. 511 more words

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