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There may be flowing water on Mars. But is there intelligent life on Earth? Evidence for flowing water on Mars: this opens up the possibility of life, of wonders we cannot begin to imagine.

There may be flowing water on Mars. But is there intelligent life on Earth?

Its discovery is an astonishing achievement. Meanwhile, Martian scientists continue their search for intelligent life on Earth.

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Meet the 15-year-old hero who just gave the U.N. some real talk about the fut... Only 60 years of farming left if soil degradation continues. How Much Water Do You Eat? Interesting Infographic Breaks It Down. Few people realize the food they eat makes up 2/3 of our total water footprint.

How Much Water Do You Eat? Interesting Infographic Breaks It Down

Listen: Bone Chilling Narration By Harrison Ford Speaking As The Ocean. The video below, narrated by Harrison Ford, was put together by an organization called Conservation International.

Listen: Bone Chilling Narration By Harrison Ford Speaking As The Ocean

Lion among 23,000 species threatened with extinction, say conservationists. The mighty lion, reclusive cave crabs and the world’s rarest sea lion are among nearly 23,000 species at risk of dying out, a top conservation body warned on Tuesday.

Lion among 23,000 species threatened with extinction, say conservationists

In an update to its “Red List” of threatened species, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) hailed some clear advances in saving endangered species such as the Iberian lynx. But, it warned, those successes have been overshadowed by declines in a range of species, with 22,784 animals and plants threatened with extinction. “Our natural world is becoming increasingly vulnerable,” warned IUCN chief Inger Andersen, urging increased efforts to save species teetering on the edge.

27 images that prove that we are in danger. #7 left my mouth open. Sometimes every word is superfluous.

27 images that prove that we are in danger. #7 left my mouth open.

These pictures say more than a thousand words. 1. The view over the overdeveloped metropole of Mexico City (with more than 20 million inhabitants). What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA ... Climate scientists tend not to report climate results in whole temperatures.

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA ...

Instead, they talk about how the annual temperature departs from an average, or baseline. They call these departures "anomalies. " They do this because temperature anomalies are more consistent in an area than absolute temperatures are. For example, the absolute temperature atop the Empire State Building may be different by several degrees than the absolute temperature at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The Evolution of Ecological Consciousness (2013) 11 Thought Provoking Images Show What Humans Are Really Doing To The Planet. Go to school, get a job, pay your bills, and try to put yourself in a position to earn enough money to be able to live – this is our current human experience.

11 Thought Provoking Images Show What Humans Are Really Doing To The Planet

These 30+ Street Art Images Testify Uncomfortable Truths. The catharsis that comes from awakening to the world’s happenings is often eclipsed by the realization of what we – as humans – have caused destruction-wise upon the Earth.

These 30+ Street Art Images Testify Uncomfortable Truths

In case you’re not aware, the global temperature has increased 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880, the global average sea level has increased 7″ over the past 100 years due to melting ice caps, and now carbon dioxide levels are at their highest they’ve ever been in over 650,000 years. Credit: CriticalSolutions One way to slow bring awareness to those who may live in the shadow of delusion – ignorant of the effects their actions have and sustainable alternatives they might employ – is to creatively share messages in high-populated urban areas. And in the dense thicket of apartment buildings, skyscrapers, and public plazas, exterior walls of concrete buildings become the perfect canvas to display such messages. Following are 30+ powerful street art images that express a lot with few words.

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Powerful Environmental Street Art. 11 Easy Ways to Help the Planet on Earth Day - Good News Network. Garbage. Soul Crushing Photos Of Pollution That Should Inspire To Live Sustainably. There are now 7.3 billion people in the world; with the current population growth rate of 1.1%, this means that in roughly 64 years, the Earth’s population will be almost 15 billion.

Soul Crushing Photos Of Pollution That Should Inspire To Live Sustainably

Regardless of future populations trends, humans must find ways to survive and thrive in a sustainable way. Here Are some heartbreaking photos to drive home that point. This Former Marine Walked Away From Civilization And Into The Woods. His Life... Meet Mick Dodge.

This Former Marine Walked Away From Civilization And Into The Woods. His Life...

Mick has spent 25 years living away from civilization entirely, living off of the land in a rainforest. UN: We Have 15 Years Before We Run Out of Clean Water. March 31st, 2015 | by CoNN Uncategorized Water, a three-atom molecule that is absolutely essential for life. So simple, yet so precious, we are approaching crises levels of water reserves. Levels that have been long breached in many areas around the world. We may soon no longer be able to live our carefree, water-wasteful lives according to the 2015 UN World Water Development report that had been released on March 20th. “Unsustainable development pathways and governance failures have affected the quality and availability of water resources, compromising their capacity to generate social and economic benefits. The global population continues to grow markedly. With this growth and persistent movement to the cities, there comes a much greater need for water in a world where one out of every nine people do not have access to safe water. — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon The first victim will as ever be the farmer.

The full UN report can be found here: UN Water Report. Global Mass Consumption Captured In Disturbing Series Of Pictures. 7 billion people currently inhabit our planet. Each one of these 7 billion people require the basic necessities of life, such as water, food, clothing, and shelter. When we take into account all of the work and materials it takes to provide the population with just the basics – not to mention the billion motor vehicles and 7 billion cell phones, the computers, furniture, skyscrapers, planes, roads, gadgets, and the plethora of other material goods being mass-produced in our world today – the question immediately begs – how are we keeping up? How are we keeping up with continual mass production, mass consumption, and epidemic population growth? This is absolutely terrifying: “There are really only two big patches of inta... Can a forest that exists only in the spaces between roads and patches cleared for human settlement and agricultural development truly be called a forest?

Not so much, say researchers studying the growing, global problem of forest fragmentation. And the “persistent, deleterious and often unpredicted” consequences of human activity, finds a new study conducted by a team off 24 international scientists, and funded by the National Science Foundation, may be ruinous for plant and animal life. Earth has exceeded four of the nine limits for hospitable life, scientist cla...

In a paper published in Science in January 2015, Johan Rockström argues that we've already screwed up with regards to climate change, extinction of species, addition of phosphorus and nitrogen to the world's ecosystems and deforestation. We are well within the boundaries for ocean acidification and freshwater use meanwhile, but cutting it fine with regards to emission of poisonous aerosols and stratospheric ozone depletion. "The planet has been our best friend by buffering our actions and showing its resilience," Rockström said. "But for the first time ever, we might shift the planet from friend to foe.

" This table by Ted shows where we're at according to his scale: (Picture: Ted) Rockström came up with the boundaries in 2007, and since then the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has risen to around 400 parts per million (the 'safe' boundary being 350 parts per million), risking high temperatures and sea levels, droughts and floods and other catastrophic climate problems. Enjoy this now. Glogin?mobile=1&URI=http%3A%2F%2Fmobile.nytimes.com%2F2015%2F03%2F07%2Fworld%... Walt Disney - In The Bag - 1956. Trees chop down buildings. New footage catches APRIL destroying the rainforest in Borneo. The Solutions Project - 100% Renewable Energy. Cameras Were Placed In A Remote Area In Greenland. What They Captured Is Stun... The world w/out us. Tracks in the sand. If ur not angry. More trees, less assholes.

Respect ur mother. Protect the environment. 1000 yrs/6 days. Please plant flowers. Tree wifi. Rainforest for $ Hold your breath. Mineral depletion. No dumping. Someone else will save it. Humans destroying nature. Wave emissions. 70,000 fish. Fuck the economy. Savage. Not our enemy. Apple. Vanishing land. Yeesh. Muhfucker tried to touch me. She Hasn’t Made Any Trash In 2 Years. This Is What Her Life Is Like. 100 yrs ahead. Leave, take, kill. Anti-human. The End of the Amazon - Ecuador Approves Oil Drilling in One of the Most Biod... If These 8 Species Go Extinct, Entire Ecosystems Will Disappear. A keystone species, by definition, has the power to largely effect entire ecosystems simply by performing natural behaviors for survival. Fence. Exposure to high pollution levels during pregnancy may increase risk of havin... For immediate release: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Boston, MA — Women in the U.S. exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant were up to twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in areas with low pollution, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

It is the first large national study to examine links between autism and air pollution across the U.S. WHO Report: Seven Million Premature Deaths Annually Linked to Air Pollution f... Air pollution in China has been linked to deaths by a new WHO report. Emergency and Disaster Information Service. Stuff They Don't Want You to Know - Ocean and Extinction. You Know Clean Energy Is Winning When... Greenhouse gas by food. How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill? Twenty Things YOU Can Do To Address the Climate Crisis!

Getting your mind around climate change is hard. Confronting it requires us to deal with the ways that coal, oil, and gas have shaped nearly every aspect of our world, from our built environments to our economic systems — even our ideologies and patterns of thought. I've always been here. The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%—Is a Defense Contra... Residents of The Acreage, a south Florida town, at a community meeting in 2010 (Gary Coronado / The Palm Beach Post)

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'... A new study partly-sponsored by Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution. Peoples climate march.

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Humans Are Cancer. Fossil Fuel. Nuclear.