Climate change means more volcanic eruptions in Iceland

February 5, 2015 by  
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Iceland is rising. No, it’s not a thrilling new ride at a theme park,  Iceland is literally being lifted by climate change. This means the country is getting more land freed up by melting ice, but it could also mean that more volcanoes will be interrupting flights and wreaking general havoc over the country. Read the rest of Climate change means more volcanic eruptions in Iceland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change iceland , climate change impacting iceland , climate change volcanoes , Iceland , iceland ice melting , iceland land rising , iceland rising , iceland volcanic activity , iceland volcanoes , increased volcano activity , volcanic activity , volcanoes

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‘Missing’ oil from BP disaster located at the bottom of the ocean

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When the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burst in 2010, about 200 million gallons of crude oil flooded into the fragile ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico. While much of that oil washed up on shore or was cleaned up, sometimes using controversial dispersants , there is still a lot of oil unaccounted for. A new study in Environmental Science and Technology reveals that a good portion of that missing oil—about 10 million gallons—is sitting on the floor of the Gulf, where it is wreaking havoc with the sea environment. Read the rest of ‘Missing’ oil from BP disaster located at the bottom of the ocean Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bp disaster , bp oil spill , BP spill , British Petrol oil spill , deepwater horizon oil spill , Deepwater Horizon Spill , gulf coast oil spill , gulf coast oil spill seafloor , Gulf disaster , gulf of mexico oil spill , Gulf oil spill , lost gulf coast oil , missing bp oil , missing gulf coast oil

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How one Bay Area couple plans to save the bees by planting one billion wildflowers

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Bee populations have been in decline for well over a decade now as the alarming phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) sees honey bees vanish from their hives. But Bay Area parents Chris Burley and Ei Ei Khin have come up with a simple, if ambitious solution to combat this problem: he hopes to plant one billion wildflowers. And their rainbow-colored Seedle seed-bombs make it easy for anyone to join in the effort. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of How one Bay Area couple plans to save the bees by planting one billion wildflowers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: beehive , bees , chris burley , colony collapse disorder , Ei Ei Khin , food production , honey bee , pesticides , pollination , seedles , sustainable food , wildflowers

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