The Brink of Mass Extinction 

By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | News Analysis http://truth-out.org/news/item/25051-dahr-jamail-the-brink-of-mass-extinction “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”  – Native American proverb March through June 2014 were the hottest on record globally, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. In May – officially the hottest May on record globally – the average temperature of the planet […]

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Web users join hunt for Hawaii tree invaders 

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28132555 By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News The invasive non-native Australian fern tree stands out against the canopy of the native forest species US conservationists and a satellite imagery company have teamed up to use the power of crowdsourcing to halt the spread of destructive invasive plants. Species such as the Australian tree fern […]

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Confronting consumption: an interview with Mohan Munasinghe 

by Noah M. Sachs-  May 23,  2014   You can actually be better off, healthier and happier with less consumption, says Munasinghe. And it’s not just rich countries that need to change, he told Noah Sachs – poor countries too must develop sustainably, or the Earth’s resources will simply run out. http://www.theecologist.org/Interviews/2408513/confronting_consumption_an_interview_with_mohan_munasinghe.html Mohan Munasingheshared the […]

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