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Your laundry is more toxic than you think

Your laundry is more toxic than you think | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Being part of the solution

So what can we do? At this point, we have two choices: Stop wearing clothes or find a way for the microfibers from those clothes to be collected before they make their way into our oceans.
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Would you stop wearing clothes to be a part of the solution?

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Thousands of scientists issue bleak 'second notice' to humanity

Thousands of scientists issue bleak 'second notice' to humanity | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
In 1992, scientists warned humanity about a host of impending ecological disasters. A quarter-century later, most of them have gotten worse.
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N E 1 listening?

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From disused stadiums to deserted airports: Billion-dollar wastes of money

From disused stadiums to deserted airports: Billion-dollar wastes of money | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Take a look at the planet's most wasteful projects.
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good to know that the USA does not have a monopoly on "stupid"

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Bumblebee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act

Bumblebee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The beleaguered rusty patched bumblebee is the first bee species in the Lower 48 states to be listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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said it many times before - we need them...

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To save bees, city plans 1,000 acres of prairie

To save bees, city plans 1,000 acres of prairie | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
As vital pollinators decline across the U.S. Midwest, one city in Iowa is launching an ambitious plan to rebuild their prairie habitat.
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we cannot afford to lose them...

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Sparkling 'jewel ice' can only be found in one place on Earth

Sparkling 'jewel ice' can only be found in one place on Earth | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
This Japanese beach hosts unique conditions that create immaculately pure rocks of ice.
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stunning beauty

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Americans are quietly preserving 56 million acres of private land

U.S. landowners voluntarily protect more land (and water) than all national parks in the lower 48 states, a new census shows.
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land is plentiful - but not endless....  

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World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020, major report warns

World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020, major report warns | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Living Planet Index shows vertebrate populations are set to decline by 67% on 1970 levels unless urgent action is taken to reduce humanity’s impact
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catastrophic....

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Trash-devouring 'sharks' patrol the Port of Rotterdam

The car-sized aquatic drones gobble up trash, not chum.
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like a roomba for water - sorta.....

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Grand Canyon: Proof that Nature Rocks! (35 Pics)

Grand Canyon: Proof that Nature Rocks! (35 Pics) | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
No matter how many times you gaze at the gorgeous Grand Canyon in Arizona, it will look slightly different depending upon the play of sunlight and shadows on the mutlicolored rock walls. Being 277 …
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stunning photos

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Watch global warming spiral out of control in this new climate visualization

Watch global warming spiral out of control in this new climate visualization | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
An innovative new climate change visualization drives home that we are approaching runaway global warming.
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it is our world - are we listening?

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Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds

Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Blame global warming for the widespread coral bleaching at the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say.
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too much smoke everywhere not to be the warning of a big fire....

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How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment

How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The emerging sharing economy is perhaps the premiere example of how technology and social media create wealth by making use of what we already have.

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Chase Thomas's curator insight, November 16, 2014 2:29 PM

A "sharing" economy might be the future. Mainly because of how much it potentially saves in production costs and its green-friendly system.

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Here's what Earth might look like in 100 years — if we're lucky

Here's what Earth might look like in 100 years — if we're lucky | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
America Recycles Day is on Wednesday, and the green holiday exists for good reason: Recycling helps keep rubbish off the roads, reduces the need for Earth-scarring metal-mining operations, and fuel
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IMO - it SHOULD be a matter of concern - and not just among the science community...

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How weather has changed the world

How weather has changed the world | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Storms, floods, drought, climate change – all of these have an effect on our natural wonders and often cause permanent destruction and change. Here are just a few examples of how the weather has changed the world and where we travel.
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some of the photos and details are shocking....

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Scientists Show Us How We Can Have Real Meat Without Killing Farm Animals

Scientists Show Us How We Can Have Real Meat Without Killing Farm Animals | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
In our latest installment of PredicTED by OZY, scientists show us how we can have real meat without killing farm animals.
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time to change the world...

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What's the environmental cost of a loaf of bread?

What's the environmental cost of a loaf of bread? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
If you thought the plastic bag waste from a loaf was a big problem, wait till you find out what's even more damaging.
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oh great - now I am going to feel guilty eating a slice of toast!

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Scientists propose giant air conditioning system to 'refreeze' the Arctic

Scientists propose giant air conditioning system to 'refreeze' the Arctic | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
At the current rate, it's been estimated that the Arctic could be virtually ice-free in the summers by as early as 2030. That's about twice as fast as climate models predicted just a few years ago, an alarming prospect. It would spell nothing short of an ecological disaster in the region.
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try posting this again....

"building the world's largest air conditioning system. If instituted, the project could end up costing more than $500 billion"

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This One Shockingly Simple Step Could Eliminate Plastic From Our Oceans Forever - Cooler

It's the world's biggest con - and we all buy int
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could you do it?

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With Ice Growing at Both Poles, Global Warming Theories Implode

With Ice Growing at Both Poles, Global Warming Theories Implode | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
In the Southern Hemisphere, sea-ice levels just smashed through the previous record highs across Antarctica, where there is now more ice than at any point since records began. In the Arctic, where …
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and next?

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NASA is growing a Martian garden to prepare for life on Mars

The space agency is using volcanic soil from Hawaii to try to understand what vegetables may thrive on the red planet.
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Martian salad anyone?

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Can a flower help cities reduce air pollution?

Researchers at Wageningen University in The Netherlands are testing a new approach to fighting smog in urban environments: Honeysuckle.
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a natural solution!

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12 new bee-supporting plants to plant this year

12 new bee-supporting plants to plant this year | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
There are new varieties of plants coming out every year that will appeal to bees. Here are 12 of the newest.
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need to increase the bee population - here is a new look....

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Elusive bush dog caught on camera, and it doesn't look like a dog

Elusive bush dog caught on camera, and it doesn't look like a dog | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Despite its strange appearance, this really is a canid species, and a surprisingly rare one at that.
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what does it look like?

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