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Sierra Club calls on Gov. Brown to revise global warming plan

                Los Angeles Times May 11, 2011 | 8:04 pm by Margot Roosevelt The Sierra Club of California, the state’s oldest and largest environmental group, called on Gov. Jerry Brown this week to … Continue reading

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Salmon-Eating Sea Lions Sentenced to Die

            For the crime of snacking on endangered salmon, dozens of sea lions have been sentenced to die. The New York Times May 15, 2011, 10:43 AM By JOHN COLLINS RUDOLF Salmon passing through the … Continue reading

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Bankers take centre stage in fight to save rainforests

            The idea behind international forestry conservation is making trees worth more standing than cut down. 18 May 2011 Last updated at 19:05 ET By Richard Anderson Business reporter, BBC News Given their obvious lack … Continue reading

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Fixing the Pacific Plastic Problem

All of the plastic we’ve ever made is still in our environment, and a startling amount of it is in our oceans. Learn what others are doing locally to eliminate plastic from their lives. PacificaPatch.com By Dustin McGahan May 23, … Continue reading

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A fiery environmental apocalypse

Burned out trucks sit at the Ford dealership in Slave Lake after wildfires destroyed more than a third of the town.TODD KOROL/REUTERS Toronto Star by Stephen Scharper Published On Mon May 23 2011 If you are reading this in the … Continue reading

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Patagonia Inc. Publicly Protests the Creation of Dams in Patagonia, Chile

Armed with pots and pans, 500 employees stage Chilean-style protest at company’s headquarters in Ventura, CA VENTURA, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Patagonia Inc., the enviro-minded apparel company, staged a peaceful 500-employee-strong cacerolazo – a Chilean-style protest developed in the Pinochet era … Continue reading

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Battle Over Lagoon Cleanup Divides a Surfing Haven

Some surfers worry that a $7 million plan to dredge the Malibu Lagoon could affect the sand flow to the beach, destroying what many call the perfect wave. The New York Times By ADAM NAGOURNEY Published: May 25, 2011 MALIBU, … Continue reading

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Brazil forms ‘crisis cabinet’ following unexpected deforestation surge

Government vows to ‘suffocate environmental crime’ after 27% rise in Amazon deforestation in a year Hundreds of environmental protection officers are being deployed in the Brazilian Amazon after government satellites detected a sudden, unexpected surge in deforestation. On Wednesday, Brazil‘s environment minister … Continue reading

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Solar project helps students learn about environment

Brittany Green, Web Content ProducerFox 13 11:53 p.m. MDT, May 21, 2011 NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah—   Fifth grade students at the Wasatch Peak Academy are conducting a project that could save money and the environment. A ten kilowatt solar array … Continue reading

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Why do Earth Ethics matter?

The purpose of this Earth Ethics Discussion Forum is to promote the discussion of what Earth Ethics are and how to use them in our everyday life. Although not limited to high school and college students, this “open source” project … Continue reading

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