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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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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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The windowless plane set for take-off in a decade

The windowless plane set for take-off in a decade | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
UK developer working on replacing heavy aircraft windows with uber-light smartscreen panels to cut fuel consumption and slash air fares
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This would take some getting used to !

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Unkept Yard Lands Tenn. Woman in Jail

A judge sent a home owner in East Tennessee to jail after city officials decided her yard wasn't properly maintained.
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Sieg heil für mein Führer!

 

This "jail mentality" needs to stop (right after we put this judge in jail) - no wonder we have more people in jail than any other country in the world.

 

Sit back and do nothing? until it's YOU? Where the hell is the ACLU?

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This Is Google's Plan to Change How Diseases Are Found

This Is Google's Plan to Change How Diseases Are Found | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Google's top secret research facility has unveiled its latest project.
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100+ Join Microsoft Calling for Action on Climate Change

100+ Join Microsoft Calling for Action on Climate Change | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
More than 100 Washington state businesses including Microsoft and the Seattle Chamber of Commerce signed the Climate Declaration urging climate change action
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What's scarier, Halloween or your kid's sugar rush? A bit of advice

What's scarier, Halloween or your kid's sugar rush? A bit of advice | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Just say "no" to the Halloween sugar rush.
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....sometimes he'll hand out a can of tuna, to see if the trick-or-treater goes for it.

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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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Apple invents eco-friendly, flame resistant material for future devices - Cult of Mac

Apple invents eco-friendly, flame resistant material for future devices - Cult of Mac | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Apple invents eco-friendly, flame resistant material for future devices
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Global Boom in Hydropower Poses Serious Threat to the Planet » EcoWatch

Global Boom in Hydropower Poses Serious Threat to the Planet » EcoWatch | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Renewables, such as solar energy and wind power, now provide about a fifth of the world’s electricity production, and hydroelectric power makes up four-fifths of that.
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British drilling in Falklands risks eco-disaster, says Argentina - The Guardian

British drilling in Falklands risks eco-disaster, says Argentina - The Guardian | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Malvinas secretary Daniel Filmus warns that extraction of oil and gas from sea bed without Argentina’s consent is dangerous
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