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Bloomberg Paying Salary Of Climate Prosecutor Working Pro Bono For Maryland’s AG

A climate prosecutor employed by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on a “pro bono” basis is taking a $125,000 salary from a group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg, according to the nonprofit law firm Government Accountability & Oversight (GAO). The…

MSNBC Reporter: Climate Change Like An Alien Invasion

On MSNBC Monday afternoon, NBC News technology correspondent Jacob Ward was so concerned about a new United Nations climate change report that he compared the issue to an alien invasion and feared that humanity was failing to confront an “existential…

Mother Bear Teaches Cubs To Fish | BBC Earth

These cute bear cubs are taught a lesson in survival by their mama bear.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Natural World: Ghost BearIn the vast wilderness of Canada’s west coast lie forests that…

Is ‘Climate Anxiety’ Real? CNN Says It Is, Then Blames Trump

Can climate change worry hurt one’s mental health? That’s what CNN is claiming about “climate anxiety” and also linking to the election of President Donald Trump. Trump’s “lack of political will” is making “climate anxiety” worse for many people, CNN…

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Sunflower-inspired tower design envelopes urban residents in mini forests

Concerned by the rampant growth of cities across Latin America and the loss of endemic species, Ecuadorian design studio oficina de Diseño (odD+) has proposed the Sunflower Tower, a conceptual residential building inspired by the seeds and petals of a sunflower. Proposed for Quito, the Sunflower Tower has been envisioned as a “vertical ecosystem” with lush, self-sustaining planters located on every floor of the high-rise. As a result, the building would offer year-round interest, natural air…

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1 million species are at risk of extinction, says new UN report

A new study released today by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services reports that nearly one million animal and plant species are at risk of extinction – largely due to unsustainable economic development. The Global Assessment is the largest and most comprehensive study about biodiversity loss and the role of capitalism. The report synthesizes over 15,000 scientific papers published over three years and was released on May 6thand endorsed by 131 countries….

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Conservationists in Florida are making the ultimate effort to protect manatees from tourism

  Captain Ross Files sees ripples on the surface of the water down a side canal and instructs Captain Steve Browning to turn in that direction. Files, an energetic bald man in his sixties, sprints up a ladder to sit on top of the boat, his bare feet and legs dangling, as he looks for more telltale signs in the water. After a minute, he admits defeat. “No, I don’t think that’s a ‘tee!” he calls back to Browning. It’s just past seven in the morning and I’m on a boat in Crystal…

Women In Solar Make 74 Cents On The Dollar Compared To Men

New annual statistics by the the Solar Foundation, in partnership with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), revealed that women in solar make 74 cents on the dollar compared to men