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Food Waste Coming into the Limelight –Highlights from John Oliver

The issue of food waste is not just one here in Seattle—it’s a nationwide issue that starts with the way we produce food and only becomes more of a problem as food finds its way to consumers. 924 more words


Addressing Environmental Challenges in Afghanistan

Originally posted by retro-gang

Environmental Challenges

Afghanistan has faced a number of significant environmental challenges over the years. Since more than 70 percent of the Afghan population undertakes agricultural practices on rural land, the degradation of natural resources has a major impact on millions of people throughout the country. 131 more words


Trophy hunting just part of the story behind declining lion numbers in Africa

Lion hunting quotas in Zimbabwe, where Cecil was killed, are unsustainable but across Africa hunting helps prevent habitat loss that is a main driver in the animals’ decline, say conservationists… 58 more words


Mann and Nature for only $3 postage

I have a supply of Mann and Nature, a compilation of nature essays by Perry Mann. Available to anyone who sends $3 postage to me at Julian Martin 1525 Hampton Road, Charleston, WV 25314.   550 more words

Calls for Cecil the Lion’s Killer to Be Hanged as Suspects Are Due in Court

Public anger over the death of a cherished and protected animal has forced a dentist from Minnesota to close his practice in the US, as two other men are set to appear in a Zimbabwean court today over the slaughter. 903 more words


Climate study is scary as ever - but, James Hansen still has hope

Click to enlarge — Hurricane Isaac storm surge greater than Hurricane Katrina — Lt. Conrad H. Franz

When James Hansen speaks, climate hawks listen. Hansen was legendary during his long career as NASA’s chief climatologist for being ahead of the curve on seeing the threat of catastrophic climate change.

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Public art will highlight new Boynton Beach water-treatment facility

No more boring, gray government buildings for Boynton Beach.

The city has commissioned artists David Dahlquist and Iowa-based artist Matt Niebuhr to create a $255,000 water-themed sculpture as part of the city’s $30.8 million water-treatment facility project… 81 more words