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Climate Change This Week: Coral Collapse Presages Our Own, Fascinating Facts, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Hickory Horned Devil that occurs in US Forests, is another reason to preserve carbon storing forests. Show More Summary

Let Us Now Praise A Coal Miner: Chuck Nelson Is An American Hero

Among the hundreds of coal miners I have interviewed over the years, retired coal miner Chuck Nelson has always been among the most fearless truth-tellers in the coal country of West Virginia. An indefatigable presence at hearings, meetings,...Show More Summary

U.S. Senate Must Not Allow Barbaric Methods Of Killing Wildlife On Federal Lands

This piece is co-authored with Jo Miller, Executive Producer of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee High-caliber weapons, GPS tracking, and all-weather tech gadgets have made a mockery of the concept of “sportsmanship” in the hunting of wild animals. Show More Summary

Your Future Food Will Be Grown With Waste Water

By Serena Caucci, United Nations University and Kristin Meyer, United Nations University In an increasingly water-scarce world, there is no doubt that recycling water we’ve already used has to become normal. Part of that will inevitably mean using waste water to help grow the food we need. Show More Summary

News Roundup for March 23, 2017

Does Donald Trump think he can see the future? 1. The bumble bee is officially an endangered species in the US. Buzz off, extinction. More here. 2. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in London yesterday. Eight people have been arrested in connection to the atrocity. Show More Summary

Animal Shelter Outcomes Are Improving

There are thousands of animal shelters and rescue organizations around the country dedicated to the welfare of vulnerable dogs and cats. And while each life saved is a victory unto itself, it’s crucial that our work is measured quantitatively as well as qualitatively. Show More Summary

Environmental Negligence

The United States population hovers around 320 million people. We represent less than 5 percent of the world’s population – 7.4 billion people, yet, use roughly 25 percent of the world’s resources. We eat the most meat and fish, drive the most cars per capita, and create the most greenhouse gases and solid waste. Show More Summary

Meet The Woman Rescuing Millions of Honey Bees

Yesterday, the Trump White House placed the rusty patched bumble bee, one of America’s most important pollinators, on the endangered species list. It becomes the first bumble bee in the United States to receive federal protections. To...Show More Summary

Why Our Global Water Crisis Needs A Moonshot

By Zenia Tata, Executive Director, Global Expansion, XPRIZE On World Water Day, we are served a powerful reminder that water is life. Water is the universal link between human survival, our climate system and sustainable global development. Show More Summary

17 Republicans Urge Congress To Fight Climate Change

(Left to right) Reps.Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.), Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and Ryan Costello (R-Pa.) lead the Republican climate resolution. Just when you think that the environmental conversation is going down the drain (think climate deniers...Show More Summary

How Trump's "Skinny Budget" Starves Environmental Protection

This story originally appeared Friday on Ecosystem Marketplace We, the people of the United States of America, being responsible for roughly 16 percent of all the scientifically verifiable greenhouse gasses that man has emitted intoShow More Summary

President Trump Should Donate His Salary To Environmental Causes

Dear President Trump, I was thrilled to see that you plan to donate your salary to charity. There’s a long and storied history of presidential charity. Both Herbert Hoover and John F. Kennedy donated their salaries as well, and Barack Obama’s charitable giving included donating the entire $1.4 million award he received with the Nobel Peace Prize. Show More Summary

Trump’s Budget Proposal Is Careless Of Our Common Home

Co-written with Brendan Guy The budget proposal released by Trump reveals his reckless disrespect for the care of our common home, its climate, and its people. Trump’s budget dangerously neglects growing threats around the world — including a changing climate — that will make Americans less safe and secure, especially the most vulnerable. Show More Summary

Trump Threatens To Take Us Back To The Climate Dark Ages

The fate of our planet has considerably worsened in the last 24 hours. Donald Trump has taken his first steps towards unwinding his predecessor Barack Obama’s hard-won climate change legacy. In his inaugural budget on Thursday, the tycoon tweeter proposed slashing the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget by some 2.7 billion dollars. Show More Summary

A Trump Budget Would Hurt Americans' Access To Our Public Lands

President Trump’s first budget completely disregards our environment and the public lands which millions of American families use for recreation. If enacted by Congress, these cuts and program eliminations would wreak havoc on our outdoor...Show More Summary

Ivanka, Do The Right Thing!

The measure of a civilized society should not just be how well it treats its least fortunate, but also how it treats a future it won’t live to see. Expect neither form of civilization in the near future. We were promised barbarism and we’re going to get it: an anti-intellectual rage directed at all of the things that actually made America great. Show More Summary

Atlanta's New NFL Stadium Is Raising The Bar For Everybody Else

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a behemoth, located delicately in the center of downtown Atlanta between skyscrapers, public parks, and thousands of homes. Huge, triangular glass panes make up the outer walls of the $1.5 billion structure and...Show More Summary

Rolling Back The Clean Power Plan Is A Losing Proposition For America

Why put the brakes on a good thing? Over the last decade, America’s economy has grown rapidly, while its emissions have dropped [2]. The shift is good for people’s health, business and national security. Yet, the Trump administration...Show More Summary

Does Trump Have The Business Sense To Pull The Financial Plug On Nuclear Power?

Six years after the Fukushima nuclear power plant triple meltdown left Japan with a $235 billion clean-up bill, President Trump ? the number-crunching businessman ? should give second thought to propping-up an industry neither the market...Show More Summary

Canine Nursery Nanny Reports For Tiger Cub Duty At Cincinnati Zoo

Blakely the Australian Shepherd Filling in as Parent to One-Month-Old Tiger Cubs Three rare Malayan tiger cubs, all female, have been cared for by Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s nursery staff since they were born on February 3, 2017, and ignored by their mother. Show More Summary

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