- Statement of Environmental Defense Action FundDecember 4, 2013 […]
- Global climate change can make fish consumption more dangerousBy KriteeHundreds of thousands of babies are born in the U.S each year with enough mercury in their blood to impair healthy brain development. As they grow, these children’s capacity to see, hear, move, feel, learn and respond can be severely compromised. Why does this happen? Mostly because a portion of mercury emitted from local power plants and other glob […]
- Job Opening: Coastal Outreach Coordinator, Louisiana Wildlife FederationJOB NOTICE POSITION: COASTAL OUTREACH COORDINATOR Baton Rouge, LA (posted December 4, 2013 – open until filled) Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF), a statewide organization representing a broad constituency of conservationists including hunters, anglers, campers, birders, boaters, and other outdoor enthusiasts who believe in conservation and protection of o […]
- Statement of Environmental Defense Action Fund
- October 2013 National OverviewThe average temperature for the contiguous United States during October was 53.6°F, 0.6°F below the 20thcentury average, making it the 37th coolest October on record. The October national precipitation total was 2.23 inches, 0.12 inch above the 20th century average.
- October 2013 Global AnalysisThe combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for October 2013 was the seventh highest for October on record, at 0.63°C (1.13°F) above the 20th century average of 14.0°C (57.1°F). The global land surface temperature was 0.98°C (1.76°F) above the 20th century average of 9.3°C (48.7°F)—tying with 2012 as the eighth warmest October on rec […]
- October 2013 Upper AirLower Troposphere: RSS, +0.113°C; UAH, +0.29°C. Mid-Troposphere: RSS, +0.171°C; UAH, +0.25°C; UW-RSS, +0.23°C; UW-UAH, +0.30°C. Stratosphere: RSS, -0.231°C; UAH, -0.33°C.
- October 2013 National Overview
- NASA finds reducing salt is bad for glacial healthA new NASA-led study has discovered an intriguing link between sea ice conditions and the melting rate of Totten Glacier, the glacier in East Antarctica that discharges the most ice into the ocean. The discovery, involving cold, extra salty water - brine - that forms within openings in sea ice, adds to our understanding of how ice sheets interact with the oc […]
- NASA finds reducing salt is bad for glacial health
Tag Archives: bees
By admin | Published: September 20, 2012
There is growing evidence that a pesticide made by Bayer is causing bee colony collapse ["colony collapse disorder" (CCD)]. Neonicotinoids: A relatively new class of systemic insecticides (neonicotinoids) covers at least 142 million acres of countryside, much of it corn – on which bees rely heavily for protein. As systemics, these insecticides are water […]
By admin | Published: February 17, 2012
The White Feather Foundation is helping the Bees Action Network in its Daisy Chain Campaign to establish safe havens for bees and other wildlife by the planting of organic seeds in and around London by allotment holders. It is crucial that these seeds are organic or biodynamic as seeds bought from garden centres and nurseries […]