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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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Watch Indian Villagers Rescue a Lion That Fell Down a Well

Watch Indian Villagers Rescue a Lion That Fell Down a Well | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Open agricultural wells are one of the biggest threats to the last population of Asiatic lions.
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What will the future of the internet look like?

What will the future of the internet look like? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
“In 1913, the city of London had 65 utility companies with 49 standards,” says Menon

Via Fernando Gil
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This coming phenomenon is known as the ‘Internet of Things’.

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What's a Pufferfish? Explaining Animal Behind Mystery Circles

What's a Pufferfish? Explaining Animal Behind Mystery Circles | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Get the story behind the pufferfish, the ocean architect that creates mysterious circles on the seafloor.
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Target Announces Earliest Ever Black Friday Opening

Target Announces Earliest Ever Black Friday Opening | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Latest in stores opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving
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BOO on Target....   the only way to teach them is not to go.... then they lose money and they have used natural resources consumed by all their open - and hopefully empty stores.

 

The only way to beat BIG BUSINESS is to fight back and keep your family together for the holidays!

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Reuters - Farmaceuticals: the drugs fed to farm animals

Reuters - Farmaceuticals: the drugs fed to farm animals | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A Reuters investigation finds that antibiotics are fed far more pervasively to farm animals than regulators realize, posing significant risk to human health.
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Mercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid review: Leave eco fans green with envy

Mercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid review: Leave eco fans green with envy | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
RUNNING a car on petrol or diesel is so 20th century
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The Daily Bell - John Goodman: The Destruction of US Healthcare and How to Fight Back

The Daily Bell - John Goodman: The Destruction of US Healthcare and How to Fight Back | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
I got into healthcare by accident. Its a sleepy field. The best economists are not in healthcare; theyre in monetary policy or growth economics. It was a field that desperately needed radical revision, and most of what Ive done in health economics has been a radical revision of what was done before. I was asked to do a study of the British National Health Service and through that I discovered that health economics was a field that desperately needed help and the traditional health economics
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How Climate Change Could Increase Pollen Levels by 200% » EcoWatch

How Climate Change Could Increase Pollen Levels by 200% » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists have identified that climate change could contribute to a huge increase in hay fever and pollen allergies. Global warming, CO2 and greenhouse gas
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ahhh chew!

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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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The World’s Remaining 3,200 Tigers Face a New Foe

The World’s Remaining 3,200 Tigers Face a New Foe | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A disease carried by man’s best friend threatens declining big cat populations.
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USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato » EcoWatch

USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The USDA approved the Innate genetically modified potato by Simplot that is less prone to bruising and browning. Center for Food Safety raised issues about the
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A ‘Stupidity’ Virus Has Been Discovered

A ‘Stupidity’ Virus Has Been Discovered | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
For the first time, scientists have found a virus known to attack green algae can also infect human brains.
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The Earth's Freshwater Reserves Are Disappearing

The Earth's Freshwater Reserves Are Disappearing | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Maybe you have heard people call Earth "the water planet." The nickname is well-deserved. 
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Inside Obama's Net Neutrality Power Play

Inside Obama's Net Neutrality Power Play | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama's decision to call for the strictest regulation of consumer broadband Internet is the result of months of internal White House debate over…
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These Stunning Google Earth Images Expose the Planet’s Rapidly Changing Face

These Stunning Google Earth Images Expose the Planet’s Rapidly Changing Face | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
“Mind the Earth,” an upcoming exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre, is a carefully curated exhibition of stunning yet terrifying Google Earth images that offer stark photographic evidence of urban change and environmental destruction over time on the ever-changing face of the planet.
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Myopic Domestic Delusion or Planned Monetary Demolition? | Zero Hedge

Myopic Domestic Delusion or Planned Monetary Demolition? | Zero Hedge | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
When the wrecking ball hits, the IMF stands at the ready with the SDR composite to pick up the structural pieces......... 
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Eco-Conscious Kiwi Designer launches Kskye | Scoop News

Eco-Conscious Kiwi Designer launches Kskye | Scoop News | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
KeilanaSkye has become Australia's first established leather fashion brand to restructure its product lines to become ethical and cruelty free.
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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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