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Living More Kindly

Respecting Earths Inhabitants

Endocrine Disruptors Found in Bottlenose Dolphins

Evidence of exposure to phthalates, chemical compounds used in hundreds of consumer products, has been found in bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Some phthalates...

App Launched to help Going Vegan Easier

text courtesy of the Vegan Society.com website with minor edits for context A first of its kind mobile app to help people go vegan has...

New research reveals benefits of a vegetarian diet

375 million vegetarians worldwide Eating healthful plant-based foods is associated with lower risk of chronic diseases, weight gain and death Eating a vegetarian or primarily...

Hollywood Stars Speak Out for Turkeys This Thanksgiving

VIDEOS: Hollywood stars team up with Farm Sanctuary to encourage people to #BreakTheChain and try something new: Take the turkey off your plate. “Adopt” one...

New Short Film Shows ‘Why It’s Cool To Be Vegan’

A new short film by Animal Aid shows 'why it's cool to be vegan'. The three-and-a-half-minute video, presented by stand-up comedian and vegan Carl Donnelly, examines the various...

Alternative Energies

Working with Mother Earth for Our Power Needs

Tidal Power – Energy from the Sea

Tidal Energy or Tidal Power as it is also called, is another form of hydro power that utilises large amounts of energy within the oceans tides to generate...

The plummeting cost of solar power

Researchers tease apart the factors that have caused photovoltaic module costs to drop by 99 percent- MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY The dramatic drop in the cost...

Meditation

Be Still and Breath

Solfeggio Frequencies: An Aid to Deeper Meditation

Vibration is everything. And every vibration has its own frequency. By exposing the mind and body to the Solfeggio frequencies, you can easily achieve a...

The Benefits of Mindfulness

The effects of mindfulness The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been talked about for centuries, but recently neuroscientists have found evidence that mindfulness meditation helps...

Climate Change

Personal Action Required

Billion Dollar Extreme Weather Impact in USA

Floodwaters surged through Boston streets during a March 2018 Nor’easter. Nearly 19,000 structures were destroyed in the Camp Fire, which became California’s largest-ever wildfire just months after the previous...

Vanuatu warns fossil fuel companies could be sued over climate change

Port Vila, Vanuatu, 22 November 2018 - Vanuatu is considering suing fossil fuel companies that continue to contribute to climate change, the nation’s foreign minister...

Pulses of sinking carbon reaching the deep sea are not captured in global climate models

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RESEARCH INSTITUTE MOSS LANDING, CA--More than two miles below the ocean's surface, microbes, worms, fishes, and other creatures great and small thrive....

Warmer Winter Temperatures Linked to Increased Crime

New research suggests that crime is related to the way climate alters people’s daily activities. This news article was issued by the American Geophysical Union...

Greenpeace

Earth Active

50 million hectares destroyed as companies disregard zero deforestation pledge

Amsterdam, Netherlands – At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area the size of Spain – is set to be destroyed for commodities...

Insurance Company Aegon Ends Investment in Tar Sands Oil

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Insurance company Aegon (the 19th largest in the world) has announced it is no longer investing in tar sands oil. The financial company...

Technical failures increase risk of contaminated Fukushima water discharge into Pacific – Greenpeace

 The nuclear water crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making driven by short term cost...

Greenpeace investigation reveals Shell, Total, and other oil majors using illegal toxic waste dumps in Patagonia

Buenos Aires – A Greenpeace Andino investigation has exposed how oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil...

Biodiversity

Life on Earth

Activists expose illegal deforestation linked to flooding in Argentina

Chaco, Argentina – Greenpeace Argentina activists are in the Chaco Forest documenting illegal deforestation contributing to massive flooding across northern Argentina. Just yesterday, the activists...

Plant biologists identify mechanism behind transition from insect to wind pollination

TORONTO, ON (Canada) - New research by scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) offers novel insights into why and how wind-pollinated plants...

Pulses of sinking carbon reaching the deep sea are not captured in global climate models

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RESEARCH INSTITUTE MOSS LANDING, CA--More than two miles below the ocean's surface, microbes, worms, fishes, and other creatures great and small thrive....

Fishbase – 32800 Species, 303100 Common names, 53900 Pictures, 50200 References, 2110 Collaborator

FishBase is an information system with key data on the biology of all fishes. Similar to an encyclopaedia,  FishBase contains different things for different people....

Nuclear Free

A world without nuclear weapons or power

Listening For Nuclear Noise

A global network of seismic and infrasound monitoring stations listens constantly for underground clues that a nuclear test has taken place. Set up by the...

EARTH: Flames fan lasting fallout from Chernobyl

Alexandria, VA - In the years following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, forest fires billowed plumes of contaminated smoke, carrying radioactive particles throughout Europe on...

Archaeolgy

Sophisticated tool technology emerged in East Asia earlier than previously thought

New analysis of artifacts found at a South China archaeological site shows that sophisticated tool technology emerged in East Asia earlier than previously thought. A...

Scientists discover world’s oldest stone tools

Finds challenge ideas about who were the first toolmakers THE EARTH INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Scientists working in the desert badlands of northwestern Kenya have...

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