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ECO EVOLUTION TODAY - curated by Al Cannistra. A brief look into ecological and evolutionary dynamics, often the subject of opinionated debate. #SanAntonioONE    #ECOEvolutionToday   #AlCannistra
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Little friends of nature are showing an example to everyone else | World Days of Action

Little friends of nature are showing an example to everyone else | World Days of Action | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
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Tuna giant John West announces shift to ‘eco-FADs’ after by-catch video is released by Greenpeace

Tuna giant John West announces shift to ‘eco-FADs’ after by-catch video is released by Greenpeace | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The tuna canning company John West and its Paris-based parent company, MW Brands, has announced that it has entered into a four-year, €2 million partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to ensure greater sustainability of its fishing practices.

MW Brands, which is one of the world’s largest producers of canned seafood products, was reacting to a video leaked by environmental activists Greenpeace that showed what it alleged was one of the group’s purse seiners using what they called “dirty
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Caution - you may find the video disturbing

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Pollution Has Consequences » EcoWatch

Pollution Has Consequences » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Climate deniers will take over several key U.S. Senate committees, and they will take aim at air, water and climate, including the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standard to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.
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IPCC Report: Fossil Fuels Should Be 'Phased Out by 2100'

IPCC Report: Fossil Fuels Should Be 'Phased Out by 2100' | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final component of its Fifth Assessment Report, the Synthesis Report in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Why The Theory of Money and Credit Is More important Than Ever

Why The Theory of Money and Credit Is More important Than Ever | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Eighty years ago, Mises’s The Theory of Money and Credit first appeared in English. It remains one of the most important books on money and inflation penned in the twentieth century, and it still offers the clearest analysis and understanding of booms and busts, inflations, and depressions.
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S.O.S. (Switch Off and Save) | World Days of Action

S.O.S. (Switch Off and Save) | World Days of Action | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
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WOuld it not be nice if everyone paid attention to this?

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Reduce Indoor Air Pollution with Houseplants

Reduce Indoor Air Pollution with Houseplants | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
These 12 common houseplants are scientifically proven to reduce indoor air pollution.
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8,000 Glowing Balloons Recreate the Berlin Wall | WIRED

8,000 Glowing Balloons Recreate the Berlin Wall | WIRED | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The first blows to bring down the Berlin Wall were struck nearly 25 years ago to the day. Today, Berlin is once again divided, this time by an 11-foot-tall wall of illuminated balloons.
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Climate Denier-in-Chief Inhofe to Head Senate Environment Committee » EcoWatch

Climate Denier-in-Chief Inhofe to Head Senate Environment Committee » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
James Inhofe, author of a book on how climate change is a hoax, is in line to head the Senate Environment Committee. He has a record of attacks on the EPA and its
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Could an Israeli-created innovation end world hunger?

Could an Israeli-created innovation end world hunger? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Pimi Agro has figured out a natural way to extend the shelf life of produce by 1,500%, and prevent disease and fungus, too
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Take Action: Help End Dirty Energy » EcoWatch

Take Action: Help End Dirty Energy » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
America has no limits on carbon pollution from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants. The U.S. EPA is proposing Clean Power Plan rules. Comments are now being
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Is Palm Oil Explosion Driving Ebola Outbreak? » EcoWatch

Is Palm Oil Explosion Driving Ebola Outbreak? » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The palm oil industry shows the trend of deforestation for agricultural development has breached the spread of specific pathogens including Ebola ...
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Australia's Koalas Have Chlamydia. Now There's Hope for a Vaccine

Australia's Koalas Have Chlamydia. Now There's Hope for a Vaccine | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The population of Australia's iconic—and sexually voracious—marsupials is threatened by chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease
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Uhmmmm - OK

 

....  "It turns out that while koalas can spend as many as 20 hours a day asleep, they make the most of the time they’re awake; male koalas mate with many females." 

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“The students clean the streets of trash talk in class about recycling – sustainability and planting olive trees in the courtyard of the school!” | World Days of Action

“The students clean the streets of trash talk in class about recycling – sustainability and planting olive trees in the courtyard of the school!” | World Days of Action | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
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SURE Architecture Presents Endless City, a Vertical Ecosystem You Can Walk On

SURE Architecture Presents Endless City, a Vertical Ecosystem You Can Walk On | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
SURE Architecture’s Endless City skyscraper is a vertical city wrapped in ramps that connect different spaces like streets.
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Public Opposition Costs Tar Sands Industry a Staggering $17B » EcoWatch

Public Opposition Costs Tar Sands Industry a Staggering $17B » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Tar sands oil extraction is looking less profitable than it once seems as mounting opposition and plunging oil prices have cost the industry billions of dollars
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Architect designs complex fitted with wind turbines and solar panels

Architect designs complex fitted with wind turbines and solar panels | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Called The Gate Residence, the project (pictured) was designed by Belgian architect, Vincent Callebaut and will feature geothermal cooling, solar panels, and wind turbines.
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Sailing From Bali to Australia You Won't Believe What We Found » EcoWatch

Sailing From Bali to Australia You Won't Believe What We Found » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
I grabbed two AVANI trawls and headed to Bali to join 5 Gyres Institute's Expedition Plastik. We confirmed that we are trashing our oceans with plastic
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9 Incredible Health Benefits of Coffee » EcoWatch

9 Incredible Health Benefits of Coffee » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Coffee is such a staple in the American diet. From their a.m. wake-up call to their cup of
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Massive Ancient Mushroom Could Hold the Cure for Many Diseases

Massive Ancient Mushroom Could Hold the Cure for Many Diseases | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The agarikon is one of the largest, oldest-living mushrooms in the world and at least one scientist believes it holds the key for a cure to tuberculosis – along with many other illnesses.
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ATK working to fine-tune more eco-friendly fracking system - EagleFordTexas.com

ATK working to fine-tune more eco-friendly fracking system - EagleFordTexas.com | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
FROSTBURG — An Alliant Techsystems Inc. official said during an energy forum at Frostburg State University on Wednesday that ATK has been developing a new fracking system that is far less resource-intensive and environmentally dangerous than...
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Top 5 Energy Efficient States

Top 5 Energy Efficient States | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Many states in the U.S. are constructing cost-effective ways to conserve energy and create jobs. Check out the Top 5 Energy Efficient States!
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10 ways your home could be toxic

10 ways your home could be toxic | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
You know organic groceries may be the way to go, but since a high percentage of toxins can be found in your house, it may be time to do a thorough sweep of your abode, too. Here are ten places chemical disruptors could be lurking.
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Celebrities Tell Millennials #GoVote » EcoWatch

Celebrities Tell Millennials #GoVote » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
#GoVote campaign includes Dave Matthews, Linkin Park, RZA, Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson, Stephen Colbert, Conan O'Brien, Sarah Silverman, Lewis Black, Andy Richter and George Lopez
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Scientists Discover Huge ‘Bathtub Ring’ Of Oil On Sea Floor From BP Spill

Scientists Discover Huge ‘Bathtub Ring’ Of Oil On Sea Floor From BP Spill | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered yet another unforeseen effect of BP's historic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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