Help Needed for the Animals of Haiti: Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti

January 19, 2010 by  
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As people around the world watch the unimaginable images being streamed out of Haiti, humanitarian aid is finally reaching the people that have been devastated by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck on January 12, 2010.   Food, water, medical provisions, shelter and supplies are slowly reaching those affected by the catastrophe.  Read more of this story »

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Scion Considering a Small Pickup Truck (Again)

January 19, 2010 by  
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The compact pickup truck segment of the auto market has been in a weird place lately.

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Reducing CO2: ‘Cap and Trade’ or ‘Fee and Dividend’?

December 25, 2009 by  
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Earlier this month (Dec. 7, 2009), two Op-Ed columns appeared in the New York Times–one, by Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman, supporting ‘cap and trade’ strategies for reducing carbon emissions, and the other, authored by NASA’s James Hansen (head of the Goddard Space Flight Center) advocating a new approach that he calls ‘fee and dividend’.

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Gene Banks to Preserve World’s Crops from Climate Change

November 24, 2009 by  
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Design of the Svalbard seed vault as of early 2007 In 1992, the Global Biodiversity Convention (GBC) was adopted in Rio de Janeiro, and which placed the biodiversity issue center stage–calling for the world-wide preservation of biodiversity and its equitable and sustainable use.

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1st High Seas Marine Protected Area in Southern Ocean — More Diverse than Galapagos Islands

November 24, 2009 by  
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Fishing and refuse disposal are to be banned in the 1st high seas Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Southern Ocean, an area of the ocean that contains more species than the Galapagos Islands. This will allow scientists to monitor the effects of climate change in this region. This is only the first of possibly twelve such areas

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Global Honey Bee Population Increasing, Despite Local Losses

October 29, 2009 by  
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Foragers coming in loaded with pollen on the hive landing board .

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