How Solar Power is Spreading in Africa and Asia (Video)

October 21, 2011 by  
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Voice of America /via While friends of coal and oil continue to try and scupper the renewable energy revolution that’s underway, the fact is that whole communities in poor, rural areas are getting their first taste of electricity—and they are doing so without ever having to use fossil fuels…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Deadly White Nose Syndrome Keeps Spreading Among New York’s Bat Population

November 15, 2010 by  
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U.S. Army Biologist Inspecting a Brown Bat at Fort Drum New York’s brown bat continues to be hard hit by White Nose Syndrome (WNS). WNS is named for the white fungus that eats bat tissues and wakes the bats prematurely from hibernation

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Deadly White Nose Syndrome Keeps Spreading Among New York’s Bat Population

180,000 Baby Turtles Released into the Amazon River

November 15, 2010 by  
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Photos via the Foreign Ministry of Brazil Like a slow-moving wave of green cuteness, plodding along with adorable fervor, thousands of baby turtles make their way to the Amazon river and the start of a new life. This charming scene was made possible by Brazil’s Turtles of the Amazon Project ( O Projeto Quelônios da Amazônia ), an organization which aims to make the first stages of life a little easier for the endangered reptiles who have suffered a long history of mistreatment and exploitation from man. …

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Little Brown Bat Will Be Pushed to Extinction by Spreading White Nose Syndrome: New Study

August 5, 2010 by  
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photo: US Fish & Wildlife Service via flickr White nose syndrome , a disease caused by exposure to a particular fungus, first discovered in 2006, has been afflicting bats in the eastern United States and appears to be spreading .

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Africa’s Great Green Wall Hopes to Stop the Spreading Sahara – If It Ever Gets Planted

June 18, 2010 by  
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photo: It’s been a couple of years since the still-planned and so-called Great Green Wall of Africa graced the pages of TreeHugger, so here’s a quick update and overview: As the BBC reports, African leaders are meeting in Chad to further push the idea of planting a wall of trees and vegetation at the edge of the Sahara desert in an attempt to halt it’s further southward spread. ..

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