How lobsters became victims of the tragedy of the commons

June 9, 2018 by  
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Will New England lobstermen be able to survive the threat of climate change against their generations-old traditions and livelihoods?

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Why Larry Fink isn’t waiting on Washington

January 18, 2018 by  
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Blackrock’s CEO is waging a bold, long-term bet on sustainability with his threat to 1,000 CEOs. Yet there’s more beneath the surface.

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The year business steps up on climate action

January 18, 2018 by  
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With the backing of business, governments can move faster on their national climate plans, driving innovation, competitiveness, risk management and growth.

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The world needs better knowledge sharing on climate threat

October 5, 2015 by  
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The Climate Knowledge Brokers organization of scientists and climate experts issue a Manifesto — to foster better knowledge sharing about the threat before us.

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Hurricane Irene Expected to Hit NYC as Category 1 Storm with 90mph Winds on Sunday

August 27, 2011 by  
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As the threat of Hurricane Irene looms over the East Coast, we’re worried about NYC withstanding the storm.  New York’s skyscrapers are built to withstand hurricane strength winds, but we’re expecting some serious flooding throughout the city that will likely cause big problems for New Yorkers in the aftermath.  Read more about what officials think will happen and the precautions the city is taking to minimize damage. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: category one hurricane , category one storm , hurrican damage , hurrican irene forecast , hurricane evacuations , hurricane irene , hurricane irene nyc , hurricane irene path , hurricane preparations , new york city hurricane

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Melting Arctic Ice Releases Stored Toxic Chemicals

July 26, 2011 by  
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Photo: Andy Tinkham / cc As if the threat of rising sea-levels due to rising global temperatures weren’t enough cause for concern, new research suggests that as arctic ice melts, it may be releasing much more than just water. According to researchers studying the melting polar caps, as snow cover dwindles as a result of climate change, toxic chemicals stored in the ice from decades of pollution are being ‘remobilized’ back into the atmosphere — potentially exposing humans and wildlife to substances known to cause illness and death, for dec… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Emerging Frog Virus Responsible for 80 Percent Decline in UK Populations

October 8, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Wikimedia Commons Frogs around the world have been plagued by Chytridiomycosis , but in the UK, the common frog, Rana temporaria , is facing another threat: The emerging Ranavirus ….

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Multi-functional & Space-Efficient Furniture By Tanya Aguiniga

October 8, 2010 by  
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Photos: Tanya Aguiniga We’re digging Los Angeles-based furniture designer Tanya Aguiniga’s mindful use of scale, sustainable materials and space-saving aesthetic. With the idea of “softening industrial impermanence”, Aguiniga’s highly-creative works feature the textural delights of felt, repurposed materials and even using shadow on a wall to visually prop up her furniture — taking ” less is more ” to a whole new level…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Bee Colony Collapse Disorder Cause Finally Found?

October 8, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Chelsea Bay Wills It wouldn’t be the first time that researchers have claimed to solve the Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) mystery . In fact, everything from CO2 confusing bees’ social structure to cell phone towers messing with bees’ navigation systems has been cited as a possible cause of CCD and mysterious honeybee declin… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Knit Your Own Little Doggie

October 8, 2010 by  
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Images from the Guardian : Basset Hound It’s the answer for those who can’t have a real dog: too allergic, work too hard, place too small, afraid of them, etc. etc

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