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Hawaiis First Trash Water Wheel

At Sustainable Coastlines, Surfrider Foundation, and 808 Cleanups we love Hawai’i’s coastlines and love to keep them clean. We host large scale beach cleanups to inspire people to care for their coastlines. Not only through cleaning every time they visit the beach, but also through reducing their uses of plastic and looking at the sources of trash […]

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Animals Poop

Loss Of Animals’ Poop Disrupts Nutrient Cycles, New Study Shows

Animals’ poop plays a key role in keeping the planet fertile. However, when large animals go extinct the natural cycling of nutrients from deep ocean waters to high mountainous areas is significantly reduced, researchers revealed in a new study. “This once was a world that had ten times more whales; twenty times more anadromous fish, […]

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Biocides Are Creating Ecocide

They Are Biocides, Not Pesticides — And They Are Creating an Ecocide | Andrew Kimbrell

“A single corn kernel coated with a neonicotinoid can kill a song bird.” As a long time environmental lawyer and campaigner, I should not have been stunned by that fact but I was. Shaking my head in dismay, I read on, “Even a tiny grain of wheat or canola treated with the …neonicotinoid… can fatally […]

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Mary Ellen Hannibal on the Spine of the Continent – Unlearn & Rewild

Today we explore an epic nature conservation project that encompasses the great North American Rockies, and we examine the infinite delicate relationships between the species that inhabit them. Mary Ellen Hannibal is a Bay Area writer and editor focusing on science and culture. Hannibal’s book The Spine of the Continent is about a social, geographical, […]

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hawaii trans director commits 20% biodiesel

Hawaii Trans Director Commits to 20% Biodiesel | Domestic Fuel

Hawaii’s head of its state transportation department is committing his agency to using a 20 percent blend of biodiesel, B20. This article from Big Island Now says State Transportation Director Ford Fuchigami made the remarks as he, Governor David Ige and Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui toured Pacific Biodiesel’s refinery this week during Biodiesel Day. “We […]

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