Suriname Establishes Govt Agency for Climate Adaptation: An Emerging Trend?

August 31, 2011 by  
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Image: Radio Nederland Wereldomroep via flickr The tiny South American nation of Suriname has recently joined its neighbor Guyana in creating an agency dedicated to dealing with climate change. Suriname, the continent’s smallest country, is a low-lying nation on the northern coast of South America, with the majority of the population concentrated along the coast where the capital is located. More importantly, Suriname counts itself as one of … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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World’s Largest Camera Trap Study Reveals Declining Mammal Populations (Photos)

August 17, 2011 by  
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Central Suriname Nature Reserve, Suriname. Panthera Onca (Jaguar), a near threatened species. Of the sites researched, this one presented the highest number of species diversity. This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network . Courtesy of Conservation International Suriname . Researchers have revealed results of a global camera trap study that has captured nearly 52,000 images. Camera traps placed in seven protected areas in the Ameri… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GOP Spinmaster Teaches Stephen Colbert How to Sugarcoat Oil Drilling & Global Warming (Video)

August 17, 2011 by  
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Screen grab via Comedy Central Frank Luntz is arguably one of the biggest reasons the United States has been able to dodge taking action to address climate change for so long — in an infamous memo (which was leaked and obtained by a green group), he revealed the rhetorical tricks and talking points conservative politicians should employ to confuse the public about the state of climate science. Politicians still rely on these talking points today, and they’ve been infuriatingly effective. Today, we get a glimpse of the man behind the curtain, in this… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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6 Nations Set New All-Time High Temperature Records This Year So Far – None Set Record Lows

August 17, 2011 by  
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photo: Dionne Hartnett / CC BY Some more on global heat records so far in 2011: In the first eight months of the year six nations in the world have set new all-time high temperature records, with not a single country setting an all-time new national record low. Slightly shockingly, this is an improvement over records set by this time last summer, when 20 nations set new al… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A New Spin On The Dishwasher: A Rotating Sink/Washer Combo

August 17, 2011 by  
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Images credit Ahhaproject Dishwashers are a real design problem; they have to adapt to all sizes and shapes of cutlery, dishes and glassware and never quite get it right. For single people or couples they are often oversized, wasting a lot of energy and water. That’s why we loved the sadly discontinued dishwasher in a sink from Kitchenaid , and find this design from Ahhaproject interesting, if unresolved…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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