Tag Archives: Eco-Systems

There Is Little or Nothing Manufactured Today That Nature Loves

We will no longer be impressed by an organic T-shirt if its cotton was grown by hogging water in an arid and impoverished land, or if its dye puts workers at heightened risk for leukemia. The Age of Eco-AngstBy Daniel … finish reading There Is Little or Nothing Manufactured Today That Nature Loves

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We Can Build a Society of Good Ancestors

Ecosocialism – For a Society of Good Ancestors!By Ian Angus / April 30, 2009 [Ian Angus was a featured guest at the World at a Crossroads: Fighting for Socialism in the 21st Century conference , in Sydney Australia, April 10-12, … finish reading We Can Build a Society of Good Ancestors

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Honeybees Are Remarkable for Lots of Reasons

Honey bee nectaring on button willow.Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Department of Entomology.Let’s Hear It for the BeesBy Leon Kreitzman / April 28, 2009 Gardeners know that plants open and close their flowers at set times during the … finish reading Honeybees Are Remarkable for Lots of Reasons

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Greening Up the Co-operative Movement

The River Arts co-op development is considering solar panels. The building’s energy committee includes Julie Ruben, top, and from left, Jack Fogle, Frank Gary and Paul Kittas. Photo: Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times.It’s Not Easy Turning Co-op … finish reading Greening Up the Co-operative Movement

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Slow Food Nation : You Are What You Eat

The Slow Food Nation gathering promises to be a Woodstock for food lovers and enviros concerned with our food system.By Kerry Trueman / August 25 SAN FRANCISCO — A swarm of 40,000 to 50,000 locavores will descend on San Francisco … finish reading Slow Food Nation : You Are What You Eat

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Suffocating Dead Zones Spread Across World’s Oceans

With more than 400 oxygen-starved dead zones in global coastal waters, scientists are calling for such dead zones to be recognised as one of the world’s great environmental problems.Critically low oxygen levels now pose as great a threat to life … finish reading Suffocating Dead Zones Spread Across World’s Oceans

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Berkeley Scientists : World In ‘Mass Extinction Spasm’

Amphibians are dying even in remote Sierra Nevada.Scientists: Humans To Blame ‘Behind all this lies the heavy hand of Homo sapiens’ By John Boitnott / August 12, 2008 “There’s no question that we are in a mass extinction spasm right … finish reading Berkeley Scientists : World In ‘Mass Extinction Spasm’

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ENVIRONMENT : Russian Oil Development Threatens Belugas

A Beluga whale swims underwater in the Arctic region. What happens to the Beluga population reflects the effects global warming on the Arctic ecosystem, says Vsevolod Belkovich, a professor at the Russian Academy of Science who is leading a study … finish reading ENVIRONMENT : Russian Oil Development Threatens Belugas

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Complex Underwater Eco-Systems at Peril

A fish swims among coral reefs off the Obhor coast, north of the Red Sea city of Jeddah. A third of reef-building corals worldwide are threatened with extinction due to climate change and water pollution, according to the first global … finish reading Complex Underwater Eco-Systems at Peril

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