New study of Singapore's bird markets highlights dangers of overharvesting as critical bird trade Summit gets…

New study of Singapore's bird markets highlights dangers of overharvesting as critical bird trade Summit gets…

traffic.org 18 Feb '17, 11pm

New study of Singapore’s bird markets highlights dangers of overharvesting as critical bird trade Summit gets underway Oriental White-eye: the most numerous species found in Singapore's bird markets © T. A Joseph / Creative Commons 2.0 Singapore, 19th February 2016 —A new TRAFFIC report has documented over 14,000 birds for sale in shops in Singapore over four days, 70% of them species non-native or formerly native to the country—a stark departure from patterns observed in other bird markets in the region. Of the 14,085 birds of 109 species found in the market, some 6,473 (46%) were Oriental White-eyes Zosterops palpebrosus —a species once ...

Major Victory for California Cities vs. Monsanto Over PCB Contamination

ecowatch.com 18 Feb '17, 3pm

Monsanto may be looking forward to turning a new leaf with its potential $66 billion mega-merger with Bayer AG, but the agrochemical giant ju...

Are Fossil Fuel Companies Telling Investors Enough About the Risks of Climate Change?

desmogblog.com 18 Feb '17, 1pm
Are Fossil Fuel Companies Telling Investors Enough About the Risks of Climate Change?

Prior to President Donald Trump taking office, there was a push to require oil and gas companies to inform their investors about the risks of...

EPA

epa.gov 18 Feb '17, 12am

--American leaders and job creators all across the country today cheered as Scott Pruitt was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become the new E...

@EnvDefenseFund

edf.org 17 Feb '17, 6pm

“Even worse, 51 Senators agreed to rush Mr. Pruitt’s confirmation vote through today, even though an Oklahoma judge ruled just yesterday that...

Energy

Minnesota leads on solar for pollinators and crops

Minnesota leads on solar for pollinators and crops

fresh-energy.org 18 Feb '17, 3am

2016 was the first year of Minnesota’s solar bloom — but there’s plenty more to come. While even more solar sites are planned to be built in ...

Renewables — Profiting in the Era of Drones https://t.co/hMuQQRu4Xq

Renewables — Profiting in the Era of Drones https://t.co/hMuQQRu4Xq

renewableenergyworld.com 17 Feb '17, 11am

In the modern age of solar 4.5 MW is not a big power plant, generally occupying less than 50 acres of land. But from the perspective of a fie...

New renewable energy projects point to biggest year for industry in Australia in 50 years

renewableenergyfocus.com 17 Feb '17, 2pm

Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said more than 2250 MW of new large-scale renewable energy would be under construction in ...

Transportation

Massachusetts Could Use 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

gas2.org 18 Feb '17, 3pm
Massachusetts Could Use 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

Massachusetts could be the first state in the nation to get 100% of the energy it needs for transportation, heating, manufacturing from renew...

Fashion

Scott Pruitt confirmed as head of the Environmental Protection Agency

inhabitat.com 17 Feb '17, 6pm
Scott Pruitt confirmed as head of the Environmental Protection Agency

In a major loss for the planet, the US Senate confirmed climate denier Scott Pruitt as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, an ag...

Racism was a big factor in the Flint water crisis, a new report explains.

grist.org 17 Feb '17, 8pm
Racism was a big factor in the Flint water crisis, a new report explains.

Racism was a big factor in the Flint water crisis, a new report explains. The Michigan Civil ...

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cleantechnica.com 18 Feb '17, 1am
@CleanTechnica

The Australian Energy Market Operator is making it clear that the South Australia blackout la...

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