23 Dec '11, 12pm

#Green #NYTimes: Green Blog: On Our Radar: Nigerian Coast Braces for Oil's Advance: Shell says t... #LittleBearProd

On Our Radar: Nigerian Coast Braces for Oil’s Advance By THE NEW YORK TIMES Nigerian coastal communities are on alert as a 350-square-mile oil slick from a Royal Dutch Shell spill moves toward their shores. Officials report that it is the worst offshore spill there since 1998. [The Guardian] Scientists are awakening to the danger that discovering new species and documenting their habitat can lead to the animals’ being overhunted for commercial purposes. [Mongabay.com] The choose-and-cut Christmas tree business is fading nationally , and the overall tradition of buying real trees is receding as well. Some 27 million real trees were sold nationwide last year, down from 37 million two decades ago, as artificial trees, mostly from China, gained popularity. [The Los Angeles Times] The Church of England and the National Trust warn the British government that “sudden lurches” in ...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Dec '11, 12pm

On Our Radar: Nigerian Coast Braces for Oil’s Advance By THE NEW YORK TIMES Nigerian coastal communities are on alert as a...

Not another oil spill! - Nigerian coast braces for consequences of biggest oil spill in 13 years

Not another oil spill! - Nigerian coast braces ...

mnn.com 23 Dec '11, 2pm

LAGOS/LONDON - Nigerian authorities were putting emergency measures in place on Thursday to prevent an oil spill from a Ro...

Shell's Oil Spill Approaches Nigerian Coast: NY...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Dec '11, 5pm

off the Nigerian coast are expected to hit beaches within hours, affecting birds and other wildlife, The Associated Press ...

Shell spills up to 40,000 barrels of crude oil ...

treehugger.com 22 Dec '11, 6pm

An oil spill off the coast of the Niger delta is likely to be the worst the region has seen in over a decade. That's not c...

Massive Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast May Not Be Contained‎:

Massive Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast May Not Be...

triplepundit.com 29 Dec '11, 10am

Royal Dutch Shell announced on December 21, 2011 that about 40,000 barrels of crude oil leaked into the Atlantic Ocean fro...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: India's Growing Nuclear Sector

Green Blog: On Our Radar: India's Growing Nucle...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Dec '11, 4pm

Bloomberg News A new power plant near Tsunami Nagar, India, where villagers have raised safety concerns. The rapid expansi...

Shell oil spill off Nigeria likely worst in decade

Shell oil spill off Nigeria likely worst in decade

care2.com 24 Dec '11, 2am

An oil spill near the coast of Nigeria is likely the worst to hit those waters in a decade, a government official said Thu...

An advance new year well wishes for all my read...

mymanybags.blogspot.com 31 Dec '11, 5am

Propagating consumerism and saving the economy in the name of bags! Simple, sophisticated male with too MANy bags, shoes a...

Inexpensive Solar Cell Paint One Step Closer After "Major Advance" in Research

Inexpensive Solar Cell Paint One Step Closer Af...

treehugger.com 22 Dec '11, 5pm

Bart Everson /CC BY 2.0 Not the actual paint... TreeHugger has covered paint-on or spray-on solar cells on a number of occ...

New post by Nnimmo Bassey, ERA/FOE Nigeria, re: Shell's floating monster spill #shelloilspill @foeint

New post by Nnimmo Bassey, ERA/FOE Nigeria, re:...

foe.org 24 Dec '11, 8pm

Nigerians wait, helpless, for the massive spill from Shell’s Bonga offshore oil field to hit the coastal waters, shoreline...

On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in Nigeria

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Jan '12, 4pm

Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Jan '12, 4pm

Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...