15 May '12, 3pm

Wildlife in the tropics plummets by over 60 percent

Wildlife in the tropics plummets by over 60 percent

Biodiversity loss cripples plant growth (05/02/2012) For decades scientists have been warning that if global society continues with "business-as-usual" practices the result will be a mass extinction of the world's species, an extinction event some researchers say is already underway. However, the direct impacts of global biodiversity loss has been more difficult to compile. Now a new study in Nature finds that loss of plant biodiversity could cripple overall plant growth. For Earth Day, 17 celebrated scientists on how to make a better world (04/22/2012) Seventeen top scientists and four acclaimed conservation organizations have called for radical action to create a better world for this and future generations. Compiled by 21 past winners of the prestigious Blue Planet Prize, a new paper recommends solutions for some of the world's most pressing problems including climate c...

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Coal Generation Drops 19 Percent in One Year in US

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greenbuildingelements.com 18 May '12, 5pm

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Texas Renewables Jump 13 Percent in 2011

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Roar! Do you love lions? They're the #SpeciesOfTheDay! Adopt one today

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worldwildlife.org 18 May '12, 2pm

Lions inhabit the plains and savannahs throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa. These carnivores will eat most large ungulat...

20 percent 'fat tax' needed to fight obesity, health experts say

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mnn.com 16 May '12, 1pm

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Microsoft to go 100 Percent Carbon Neutral via @Earth911

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earth911.com 18 May '12, 1pm

On top of becoming entirely carbon neutral, Microsoft is also looking into making its Redmond, Wash. campus more energy ef...

Last 60 Years In Australia Have Been Warmest in Past Millennium

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Lest you have any doubts that the planet is warming: New research in the Journal of Climate shows that the past 60 years i...

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