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Environmentalism with teeth.

Environmentalism with teeth.
At Rainforest Action Network (RAN) we believe that a sustainable world can be created in our lifetime, and that powerful action must be taken immediately to leave a safe and secure future for our children. With the help of thousands of concerned supporters around the world, RAN has won dozens of landmark environmental commitments from America's largest corporations, including Citi, Home Depot, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Kinko’s, Boise and Lowe’s.

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Wildlife & habitat Humans share the Earth with a diverse range of animals and plants — and we all depend on each other for survival. Think of the salmon that carry nutrients from the ocean to the rivers and streams where they spawn. Eagles and bears that feed on the salmon carry these nutrients into the forest. The forests provide humans with numerous services and resources, from lumber for our homes to the oxygen we breathe. Rainforest Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall between 250 and 450 centimetres (98 and 177 in).[1] There are two types of rainforest: tropical rainforest and temperate rainforest. The monsoon trough, alternatively known as the intertropical convergence zone, plays a significant role in creating the climatic conditions necessary for the Earth's tropical rainforests. Tropical Tropical rainforests are characterized by a warm and wet climate.

Current Seismicity The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. We monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and research the causes and effects of earthquake. Significant Earthquakes Past 30 Days

The Official Web Page of the United Farm Workers of America In 1938 he and his family moved to California. He lived in La Colonia Barrio in Oxnard for a short period, returning to Arizona several months later. They returned to California in June 1939 and this time settled in San Jose. They lived in the barrio called Sal Si Puedes -"Get Out If You Can." Cesar thought the only way to get out of the circle of poverty was to work his way up and send the kids to college. innovation in tropical forest conservation news Mongabay.com news articles on innovation in tropical forest conservation in blog format. Updated regularly. Next big idea in forest conservation? Playing games to understand what drives deforestation (06/26/2014) Dr.

Best Way - Amazon Rainforest Survival Guide Despite the fact the Amazon rainforest is progressively dwindling due to deforestation, it is still vast and people find themselves needing to survive in it on a regular basis. So it is important to know how to survive in this type of seemingly impenetrable, endless jungle if you are unfortunate enough to find yourself stranded there for an extended period of time. While access to food and water are the first concerns, keeping yourself safe from wild animals and knowing what not to consume is also important. Water Considerations While it is a rainforest, which by definition means it rains regularly, it is still rather difficult to obtain water which is not contaminated and is safe for you to drink.

GIS And Base Map Data For The U.S While an employee at CAST Stephan Pollard created two GIS data resource guides which were for several years CAST's most accessed web pages. They were: Starting the Hunt Japan GIS/Mapping Sciences Resource Guide These provided links to a wide range of data including GIS, remote sensing, geospatial data products, maps, activities and information sources. Forests worldwide threatened by drought Forests around the world are at risk of death due to widespread drought, University of Stirling researchers have found. An analysis, published in the journal Ecology Letters, suggests that forests are at risk globally from the increased frequency and severity of droughts. The study found a similar response in trees across the world, where death increases consistently with increases in drought severity.

HANDBOOK FOR SURVIVAL IN THE RAINFOREST - Intro Every person that works in the Rain Forest, especially if not native from the area, is subject to a series of circumstances, which can sometimes even lead to his death. These circumstances may be a result of getting lost in the Rain Forest when opening trails or simply by entering the Rain Forest, since it is much easier to enter the Rain Forest than finding your way out of there. The first recommendation that should be given to any worker when starting to work in a Rain Forest area should be that he should not enter the Rain Forest without a real reason, because he is exposing himself to what is a difficult experience, even for locals from the area. In this handbook we will try to give a series of pieces of advice for those people that have been forced to enter the Rain Forest and need to get out of there with as fewer injuries or hurt as possible.

More Insight into the Tesla Car Tesla's Electric Car - another version Subject : Telsla's Electric Car Date : Mon, 07 Apr 1997 02:15:31 GMT This is an excerpt from the book, "Secrets of Cold War Technology - Project HAARP and Beyond", by Gerry Vassilatos. - ISBN 0-945685-20-3 For more information please email, write or call: info@borderlands.com or click on the Borderlands website. Borderland Sciences Research Foundation Post Office Box 220 Bayside, California 95524-0220 U.S.A. Phone: (707) 825-7733 / FAX: (707) 825-7779 Tesla's Electric Car - from page 91 Tesla had already considered the condition of charged particles, each representing a tightly constricted whorl of aether. The force necessarily exerted at close distances by such aetheric constrictions was incalculably large.

This Biodegradable Paper Donut Could Let Us Reforest The Planet Environmental degradation is one of the "greatest environmental challenges of our time," according to the United Nations. Often caused by human industry and agriculture, environmental degradation is when lush land turns to desert. A total of 2 billion hectares of the earth's land is degraded, which is an area larger than all of South America. The most straightforward solution to degraded land is reforestation, but when soil is dry and crusty, the survival rate for seedlings is dismal. A biodegradable cardboard donut, developed by the Amsterdam-based Land Life Company and known as the Cocoon, is changing that. The results are pretty incredible, and it couldn’t be any easier to use.

Arctic Survival in The Angus Adventure Handbook Arctic Survival Survival in Arctic conditions requires specialized preparation Surviving in temperatures below -40 degrees Celsius depends on more than just staying warm. The physical properties of many substances change in low temperatures, and it is essential to prepare for these occurrences. Butane and propane, for example, cannot be used for cooking as they will remain in a liquid state.

"Rainforest Group, un groupe d'écologiste qui ont des griffes" est leur slogan, affiché en dessous d'une photographie de panthère noire. Eux non plus n'hésitent pas à prendre des risques, mais restent discrets, et agissent plus par le biai de pétitions. by cpl_tsorgato Feb 26

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