Extinction Looms for an Entire Genus of Mammal

November 9, 2011 by  
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Hirola, a distinctive-looking African antelope, are fast-declining in their dwindling habitat, teetering on the brink of extinction due to droughts fueled by climate change and a slew of other destructive human activities.

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Guardian Apologizes For Threatening Blogger For "Commercial Disparagement"

November 8, 2011 by  
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The internet has changed the way things work; Legal letters can trigger “social media episodes.”

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Pete Oyler’s Rip + Tatter Chair Wants You to Unleash Your Destructive Side

January 9, 2011 by  
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© Matthew Williams 2010 If you’ve got a few destructive tots hanging around the house, you’re probably not looking to invest in high-end, designer furniture. But here’s one cool and modern alternative that’s just begging to be torn to bits by those little hands. Designed by  Pete Oyler, his Rip + Tatter Kid’s Chair is a lightweight piece made from industrial cardboard and “sculpted” into its current form by hammering.

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Is Drinking Bottled Water Worth Trashing the Planet?

January 9, 2011 by  
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The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently posted their  2011 Bottled Water Scorecard , and the results show that most water companies are still not disclosing some of the most basic questions — “Where is this water from?”, “Is the water purified? How?”, “Have tests found any contaminants in the water?” With all this hush hush about sourcing and purity we can’t help but wonder what these companies are hiding. Read on to learn more about this environmentally harmful curiosity.

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Tar Sands Not Most Destructive Project on Earth, But Very Far From Benign: Royal Society of Canada

December 16, 2010 by  
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image: RSC TreeHugger has filled a great many virtual pages on the topic of Alberta tar sands , detailing time and time again the high environmental costs of extracting this so-called unconventional source of oil , which the Albertan government has bet much of its future on. Now the more august and staid body of the Royal Socie… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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NASA Satellites Reveal Connection Between Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation and Wild Fires (Video)

September 9, 2010 by  
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Photo via Eggs&Beer Mountain pine beetles have been a problem for many years , especially the last decade. Warming temperatures have helped the destructive insect move into new territories.

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International Campaign Launched Against Ethiopia’s Massive, Destructive Gibe 3 Dam

March 28, 2010 by  
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A boy collects water from the Omo River floodplain in Ethiopia.

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All Washed Up: The Destructive Power of Floods (Slideshow)

February 8, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Roger B. /Flickr Rising sea levels , we know, will bring substantial flooding to the world’s coastal communities.

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New Scientific Concerns Beg for End to Mountaintop-Removal Coal Mining

January 16, 2010 by  
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Mountain top removal coal mining at Kayford Mine, West Virginia. Image credit:© 2006 B

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