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Corruption in Malaysia Borneo Rainforest Cleared

21 NGOs from 9 Countries Ask for UN Involvement in Malaysia Corruption Scandal

Abdul Taib Mahmud, a politician in Malaysia since 1981, was found to be corruptly taking government land and destroying the Borneo rainforest at the same time. This was discovered in December 2011 when land registry records were leaked. Since that time the Malaysian government was given time to take care of this corruption. However, authorities […]

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Legal Action Filed Against EPA for Failure to Update Acid Rain Standards

Legal Action Filed Against EPA for Failure to Update Acid Rain Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being challenged by legal action for failing to update their acid rain quality standards for the safety of our country’s sensitive ecosystems and natural resources. The standards were created in 1971 and have never been updated. Even though the EPA has identified that this is a problem and […]

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Top Airline Companies Go Earth Friendly

Top Airline Companies Go Earth Friendly

This guest post is by Shay of FrenchAirportGuide.com. The need to help save Mother Earth has reached the ears of many airline companies. News of the successful completion of the world’s first intercontinental flight that is run by the sun has reached the attention of the world. This gives more hope to environmentalist that even […]

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Arctic Ground Squirrel

32,000 Year Old Seed Sprouts the World’s Oldest Plant

Recently Russian scientists discovered  an arctic squirrel’s burrow that contained frozen seeds that resulted in the World’s oldest plant sprouting. Surrounded by layers of woolly rhinoceros, bison, and mammoth bones the seeds were found 124 feet (38 meters) below the permafrost. Seed preservation is vital in retaining a healthy diversity of plant species for future […]

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Improve Air Quality

Easy Ways to Improve Air Quality in Your Town

This guest post is by Billie Seddon of nrdc.org. The desire to keep the environment clean and beautiful continues to grow stronger every year. While most people understand the importance of not littering and keeping water supplies clean, keeping the air clean can be a little more complex. Air quality is incredibly important for health, […]

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Air Quality Inside Home

How You Can Look After the Air in Your Home

This guest post is by David Beastall of http://www.midfilters.co.uk. Poor air is isn’t something we often think of within our own homes as we associate this place as being somewhere safe and secure. The external environmental impacts of reduced air quality are quite apparent when we’re outside as they’re often grand in scale and reported […]

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To Drill or Not to Drill: the Debate Over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located in northeastern Alaska and covers over 19 million acres of land. It is the largest nationally protected wildlife refuge in the country and it is under assault. Thanks to a proposed plan to drill for oil in the region, the area has become the center heated debates across […]

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NASA Scientists Decide How to Best Fight Global Warming – 14 Ways Fight Black Carbon and Methane

NASA scientists determine the 14 most effective ways to fight global warming by reducing methane and black carbon emissions. Countries around the world will need to update and change their infrastructures to yield the greatest results. After considering 400 different ways to find out which measures to focus on scientists chose 14. Each would help […]

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Oxford University Led the Way in Discovering New Species on Seafloor Near Antarctica

Led by Professor Alex Rogers of Oxford University's Department of Zoology, researchers have discovered previously unknown marine species and organisms. They found an octopus in addition to new species of starfish, sea anemones, barnacles and yeti crab. Found on the dark ocean floor near Antarctica, these new species were discovered around hydrothermal vents. Reaching temperatures up […]

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Corruption in Malaysia Borneo Rainforest Cleared

Corruption in Malaysia: Taib Family is Destroying Borneo Rainforest in Oil Palm Land Grab

Leaked land registry records show the corruption of Malaysian politician and his family are taking government land and destroying the Borneo rainforest as they build palm oil plantations. The growing demand for palm oil and palm kernel oil add to the amount of rainforest land all over the world being cleared at an unprecedented rate. […]

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