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Rock ‘n’ roll is noise pollution – with ecological implications that can spread through a food web 12.7.2018 The Moderate Voice

Not interested in your new favorite band. TJ Gehling, CC BY-NC-ND Brandon Barton, Mississippi State University Despite being one of the best-selling albums of all time, ideology from AC/DC’s “Back in Black” album has gone unchallenged for nearly 40 years. The album’s closing track posited a testable hypothesis, asserting with rock-star confidence that “Rock ‘n’ […]

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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land 5.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carianne Campbell remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the Sonoran Desert. As a botany major in college, she joined a class field trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the southern border of Arizona, arriving and […]
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Former UN Special Rapporteur on US Withdrawal From the Human Rights Council 3.7.2018 Truthout.com
With global tensions rising, the US finds itself in a corner by design and incompetence, says Richard Falk.

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Sea Turtles Offer Dire Warning of Oceans’ Crisis 2.7.2018 Truthout.com
When one crisis impacts a species and we lose that species, unforeseen consequences could come back to haunt us.

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'Green News Report' - June 28, 2018 29.6.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement is bad news for the climate; New wildfires hit California and five other states; Federal judge dismisses San Francisco's climate liability lawsuit; Natural gas industry leaking far more methane than previously estimated; PLUS: Bright spots in the primaries as progressive ...
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Area of Global Dead Zones Doubling Every 10 Years 25.6.2018 Truthout.com
Declining oxygen levels in the oceans is killing marine life at alarming rates.

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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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First known manta ray nursery in Florida and new species news! 20.6.2018 Earth Times
For several years, excitement has been building over the Atlantic presence of Manta birostris and Manta cf birostris/ this is the classification system trying to tell us of a potential new species that is related to genus Manta. Little progress has been made on this W. Atlantic species of “oceanic manta,” but it can’t be long before we can confirm new knowledge of parenting and juvenile growth in at least the main species, which seems to live alongside the potential new manta.
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How an Ancient Extinction Foreshadowed the Planet’s Future 17.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In January, I stood in a ditch in the middle of nowhere in South Africa, and the summer sun beat down as I stared at a heap of grape soda-colored rocks. Bob Gastaldo, the paleontologist whose research team I had been following […]
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The Trump Administration’s Plan to Hand a Coral Ecosystem to the Fishing Industry 15.6.2018 Truthout.com
This could jeopardize one of the world’s last thriving coral reef ecosystems.

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Forced Migrants Make New Homes in Sanctuary Cities—With Nests, Burrows, and Dens 11.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Her name was Lola. No, not “L-O-L-A, Lola,” from the Kinks’ song, but a Mexican Redhead. Well, actually, not that either, it turned out. “We don’t really say that anymore,” the avian veterinarian said as he helped Lola out of her […]
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New Study Says Your Gadget Addiction Could Save Us All 5.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by WIRED and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Boy, it’s hard to stay optimistic these days, what with the impending doom of our species at the hands of…our species. Namely, human-caused climate change. Climbing temperatures are ripping apart ecosystems, and rising seas are already forcing people from their homes. If an asteroid […]
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Plastic Tsunamis Threaten Coast in Latin America 5.6.2018 Truthout.com
The problem is being combated with isolated initiatives.

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The future of the sea? How the ocean economy can fight plastic pollution. 1.6.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
Ocean plastic pollution could triple in a decade without action by the ocean economy. TOMRA CEO Stefan Ranstrand responds to the UK Government’s Foresight Future of the Sea report and explains how container deposit schemes and sensor-based recycling sorting could provide a solution.
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The Creepy Science Behind the Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies 1.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Raquel Loreto is a zombie hunter, and a good one. But traipsing through dried leaves in a hot forest in Sanda, at the southern end of Japan, she needed a guide. Just a few months before, she’d been on the internet and come […]
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'Green News Report' - May 31, 2018 31.5.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico is 70 times greater than the official government count; Ellicott City, MD hit with second 1000-year flood in two years; FEMA denies reconstruction funds to some victims of Hurricane Harvey; PLUS: New study finds U.S. insurers are not ready ...
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Desert Bees Have Figured Out Something We’re All Going Need To Learn 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  A cluster of leafcutter bees are foraging for nectar and pollen on an unseasonably hot May morning in Bandelier National Monument, in northern New Mexico. Tiny, with few bright markings, they don’t look like bees at first—more like dark-colored buzzy insects. But […]
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A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018 23.5.2018 LA Times: Science
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year.
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Punjab: Congress’ ‘green manifesto’ plan in cold storage 23.5.2018 Ludhiana – The Indian Express
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On cards: Coir logs to clean drains flowing into Ganga 22.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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