Monthly Archives: April 2014

Celebrating Earth Day – April 22

22 Apr, 2014 - By

http://www.earthday.org   Earth Day 2014 Our planet is at a turning point. The massive global migration underway now from countryside to cities will demand huge investments in energy, water, materials, waste, food distribution, and transportation over the next 25 years. If the right investments are made now, this unique opportunity will be the catalyst for […]

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Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About Water

18 Apr, 2014 - By

Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About Water   How much drinkable water is there in the world? How much water does an American, a European, an African use everyday? How many people lack even basic access to clean water? Circle of Blue’s newest infographic aims to answer these questions and many more. With 6,000 […]

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Following EPA Action, Rio Tinto Exits Alaska Pebble Mine Project

16 Apr, 2014 - By

Following EPA Action, Rio Tinto Exits Alaska Pebble Mine Project   Six weeks after the Obama administration said it would act to protect one of North America’s last wild salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the world’s largest mining companies announced on Monday that it is withdrawing from the Pebble copper mine development […]

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California Drought Plan Is a Roadmap for a Perilous Year

11 Apr, 2014 - By

California Drought Plan Is a Roadmap for a Perilous Year State officials also said that rock barriers to help funnel salt water out of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will not be immediately necessary. Instead, the Department of Water Resources will request that salinity standards be loosened in parts of the delta. State and federal officials […]

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Partnership Agreement Saves Canada’s Renowned Lake Laboratory

09 Apr, 2014 - By

Partnership Agreement Saves Canada’s Renowned Lake Laboratory   The Experimental Lakes Area, site of trailblazing research into the effects of acid rain and the cause of freshwater algae blooms, will not be closed, as might have happened under a 2012 budget-cutting proposal by Canada’s conservative government. According to agreements signed April 1 with provincial and […]

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Himalayan Flood Could Bury India’s Hydropower Program

04 Apr, 2014 - By

Uttarakhand’s Furious Himalayan Flood Could Bury India’s Hydropower Program SRINAGAR, Uttarakhand, India – On May 24, 2003, as part a national plan to generate more electricity from sources other than coal, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee directed India to pursue one of the most daring energy production campaigns in history. Vajpayee called on his nation […]

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