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A recent study published in the prestigious journal Science shows that the fragile ecosystems of the West have suffered extensive damage as a result of increased drilling for oil and gas. This ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I was cleaning out my storeroom the other day and came across another recycled solar device that I was fooling with a few years ago. A one liter clear plastic bottle makes a good hot cap or cloche ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:29 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Okay, so I go into the bathroom, again. And what do I find? I look in the mirror, and there's a note, hanging in the mirror, on the 'other' side of the glass, facing me, that says. "Gone for the ...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 06:15 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Happy Global Warming Earth Day to you! Let's not do anything about it, just light more candles and sing! As Marco Rubio says, the climate is always changing. So who's going to blow out the candles?
by laloalcaraz
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Photo diaries about wildflowers and trees, birds and bugs, and maybe some critters as I wander and learn about the natural beauty of our world. April 2015, Chattahoochee, FL Well, another ...
by PHScott
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 01:16 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The largest koi pond in this here parts As beautiful as it may seem to watch thousands of goldfish swim about in late afternoon light of a Boulder, Colorado day, for the Parks and Wildlife, ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 08:28 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Planted the first bed of peas in my garden today with some lettuce and spinach sharing the space and set up a solar coldframe in which I planted cucumber, kale and rocket salad seeds. A few more ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 06:34 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Boston, MA, April 2, 2015--Helping to kick off Harvard’s first annual “Climate Week,” centenarian F. Gorham Brigham, Jr., and 97-year-old Del Markoff, Harvard Business School’s oldest living ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 08:37 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Tuesday, March 31 I saw Andreas Kraemer, International Institute for Advanced Sustainability in Pottsdam, founder of the Ecological Institute of Berlin, and currently associated with Duke University,
by gmoke
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 08:30 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
by Matthew Wilcox Courtesy of Ecology Florida Just north of the City of Brooksville, Florida, off of Highway 98, sits a small tree farm that is owned and operated by Steve McCortney. Mr. McCortney ...
by jtietz
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 11:18 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
How bad is Ocean Warming caused by anthropogenic climate change? To answer my question, the effects of the current rise in temperatures of our oceans is worse than you or I could have imagined.
by Steven D
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 10:44 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
For the past year, the Cambridge, MA city government has had a Getting to Net Zero Task Force studying the implications of a net zero energy building requirement. They finished the draft report on ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 01:20 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 01:06 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
So this happened: Governor Matt Mead (R-Wyo.) signed into law Senate File 0015 (that is, a state senate bill), called (stand by for this): AN ACT relating to crimes and offenses; creating the ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 10:15 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Here's the text of a presentation I did today at Northeast Sustainable Energy Association's Building Energy conference. This was the first time they addressed urban agriculture. Everybody eats and ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 04:52 PM PST with 57 Recommends
Tonto National Forest One executive action most conservatives hate is the establishment of a national monument, which the president can do without congressional approval. He/...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 09:03 AM PST with 92 Recommends
Ecology Florida Staff Ecology Florida supports the addition of Monarchs to the Endangered Species List A timely report from Organic Consumers Association has been released with an emphatic ...
by jtietz
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 09:36 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Cities scale is where real climate change adaptation is taking place, now, whether or not we have national or international agreements on greenhouse gases. Cities and regions have to deal with ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 08:06 PM PST with 11 Recommends
In January 1960, two ocean explorers named Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard took the manned submersible Trieste to the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, the deepest spot in the ocean.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
A plateau in the Eastern Chukchi Sea, Alaska has just received protection from oil drilling from the Interior Department. The plateau is a walrus nursery where thousands congregate to give birth and ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 05:33 AM PST with 34 Recommends