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Death by 1,000 Cuts: Why the Forest Carbon Sink Is Disappearing

GR:  While we’re on the subject, here’s more evidence that deforestation is not stopping anytime soon. The research reported below found that 69% of deforestation came from small-scale projects. 255 more words

Climate Change

Natural Disasters and Climate Change

Intense storms and other natural disasters have hit across the world over the past 30 days and are continuing to develop. The news and media have covered these events from wildfires raging for weeks and earthquakes to monsoons and tropical cyclones. 445 more words

Environmental Science

Earth's Crescendo

As night gives way to day

And rain to sunshine

In cycles of expected

Understanding,

May we not forget

How our steps and deeds

Feed the beat of storms… 30 more words

Anecdotes Of Life

Weed killer designed to save farms is devastating them

GR: With the chemical industry in control of Congress and government regulators, every plant and animal of every country on Earth is in danger. Toxic chemicals added to the land, air, and water cause death, disease, and disruption of natural ecosystems. 337 more words

Human Impact

Protect kids from pesticides as they go to school

Pesticides Poison Children of All Species

GR: The article below focuses on human children. Many of us would like to focus on wildlife as well. All young creatures are especially sensitive to pesticide poisons. 431 more words

Human Impact

The Poison Papers – Documenting the history of pesticide hazards in the United States

GR: Many of the documents uncovered by the Poison Papers project have yet to be read. Here’s your chance to become an investigative reporter. Follow the link below to have direct access to the papers. 44 more words

Human Impact

The Dodo Dilemma

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dodo Bird (Raphus cucullatus)

Introduction

The relationship between extinction and evolution

Evolution and extinction have worked together since the beginnings of life on Earth, removing those species incapable of handling an ever-changing environment and making way for those species that can. 5,535 more words

Biology