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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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Greenhouse gases could fall to levels not seen since WWII

Greenhouse gases could fall to levels not seen since WWII | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers are predicting a massive drop in carbon emissions this year, levels last experienced around World War II.
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a lesson to be learned - and do we listen?

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Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It Unleashed a Catastrophe. - The New York Times

Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It Unleashed a Catastrophe. - The New York Times | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A decade ago, the U.S. mandated the use of vegetable oil in biofuels, leading to industrial-scale deforestation — and a huge spike in carbon emissions.
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good intentions can destroy the world...

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Microsoft pledges to be ‘carbon negative’ by 2030, launches $1B Climate Innovation Fund –

Microsoft pledges to be ‘carbon negative’ by 2030, launches $1B Climate Innovation Fund – | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft says it will be carbon negative by 2030, removing more carbon from the environment than it emits each year, and will remove enough carbon by 2050 to make up for all of its emissions and electrical consumption since its founding decades ago. In addition, the company will…
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good move Microsoft - perhaps more companies will follow?

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Your favorite scented products are causing as much air pollution as your car

Your favorite scented products are causing as much air pollution as your car | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
VOC emissions from shampoo, cleaners and paint impact air quality as much as vehicle emissions, according to a new study from NOAA.
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this is a scary thought!

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