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Jacques Cousteau’s Grandson Comes Up From 31 Days Under The Sea

07 Jul, 2014 - By

http://http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032891/jacques-cousteaus-grandson-comes-up-from-31-days-under-the-sea   On the 50th anniversary of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau’s 30-day undersea stint in a lab below the Red Sea, his grandson, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau, decided to honor his journey. Cousteau the younger recently spent 31 days inside the Aquarius Reef Base, currently the only underwater marine habitat and lab on the planet. While […]

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Milan Protocol

05 Jul, 2014 - By

Stella Thomas & Global Water Fund participate in the 2015 Milan Protocol http://www.milanprotocol.com The “Milan Protocol” will connect citizens and policy makers to address the issue of food sustainability with a triple objective: To promote healthy lifestyles and fight obesity To promote sustainable agriculture To reduce food waste by 50% by 2020   The initiative, […]

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World Environment Day – June 5

05 Jun, 2014 - By

“Planet Earth is our shared island, let us join forces to protect it.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the launch of the 2014 International Year of Small Islands and Developing States   http://www.unep.org/wed/   World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the […]

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Fabien Cousteau – Mission 31

31 May, 2014 - By

Fabien Cousteau and ocean explorers first attempt to live underwater for 31 days. http://mission-31.com   Fabien Cousteau is an oceanographic explorer, conservationist and documentary filmmaker. As the first grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Fabien spent his early years aboard his famous grandfather’s ships, Calypso and Alcyone; and learned how to scuba dive on his fourth birthday. […]

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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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