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Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
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How Genetics and Pollution Are Threatening Wild Dolphins 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
When a dolphin species becomes extinct, we lose not only a beautiful animal but also a society and its culture.

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A fresh face for fossils: Science Museum of Minnesota welcomes new head of paleontology 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The new curator brings enthusiasm, expertise and high hopes for community outreach.
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How Facts Get Chosen and Minds Get Changed 8.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

One of my recent articles, “The Mistake You Make in Every Political Argument” (Mistake) made the claim that most political arguments that seem to turn on a disagreement over moral values actually hinge on a disagreement about empirical facts. Mistake was shared by thousands of people of all political persuasions because they saw power in […]

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A Child at World’s End: A Mother Thinks About Climate Inheritance 2.10.2018 Truthout.com
How do we conquer our fears with action?

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Brace for Impact, as the Climate “End Game” Has Arrived 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
The fate of the human species is very much at stake.

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Fracking Chemicals Dumped in Allegheny River a Decade Ago Entered Food Chain 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
High levels of exposure to non-radioactive Strontium can disrupt bone growth in children.

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Trump Lights the Fuse on a Deadly Methane Bomb 13.9.2018 Truthout.com
Take everything happening now and increase it by an order of magnitude.

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'Green News Report' - September 6, 2018 6.9.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court spells big trouble for environmental standards and climate action; PLUS: Extreme weather slams into Japan, and the Gulf Coast, and Wisconsin... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Celebrating 900 EPISODES of the GNR! Please help us continue ...
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With Food Source Endangered, Southern Resident Killer Whales Face Extinction 4.9.2018 Truthout.com
Saving the iconic orca whales will require emergency action.

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Corporate Food Brands Driving the Massive Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico 28.8.2018 Truthout.com
Major US brands are ignoring the enormous environmental destruction caused by their meat suppliers.

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Funding Conservation by Killing Animals: An Ironic Partnership 26.8.2018 Truthout.com
As public opinion shifts on wildlife and animal welfare, it is time to adopt a new model of conservation.

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Survival of the sluggish: Scientists find an upside to a low metabolism 25.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of 5 million years of mollusks suggests that laziness could be a good survival strategy: species that have gone extinct had higher metabolic rates than the ones that exist today.
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Sixth Mass Extinction Ushers In Record-Breaking Wildfires and Heat 20.8.2018 Truthout.com
As the earth burns, Trump and his people continue to put profits over preservation of life.

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What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after failing to follow protections.

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Berry growers using lasers to stave off thieving birds 12.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Laser beams that sweep erratically across crops have shown promise in protecting harvests from loss caused by birds. But researchers are still studying whether the beams may harm the animals' retinas.
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The Insidious Real Story Behind Trump's Bizarre Tweets on CA's Wildfires: 'BradCast' 8/10/2018 11.8.2018 BradBlog
It's yet another wild ride on today's BradCast! Climb aboard and buckle up! [Audio link to show is posted below.] First up, the saga of Kansas' wildly close primary election for the GOP gubernatorial nomination between current Gov. Jeff Colyer and the oft-disgraced Sec. of State Kris Kobach grows more acrimonious ...
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Ocean Acidification Could Amplify Climate Disruption 23.7.2018 Truthout.com
Ocean acidification can compromise marine ecosystems and was a key component in previous mass extinction events.

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Trump Administration Opens Door for Corporate Attack on Vulnerable Wildlife 20.7.2018 Truthout.com
If the Interior Department's proposals are approved, "Zinke will go down in history as the extinction secretary."

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Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species 20.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm.
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Human Zoos in the Age of Trump 10.7.2018 Truthout.com
What everyday horrors of our world will our descendants look back on with disgust in the future?

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