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A new report released by the American Lung Association reveals that the oil industry lobby, the biggest corporate lobby in California, has spent $45.4 million in the state since 2009. The report ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I live in Virginia Beach and have been watching with interest the recent numbers of dolphins washing up dead along the Mid-Atlantic shoreline. There have been over 300 found in recent months ...
by Kysen
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Hello and welcome to Street Prophet's Open Thread. All topics, photos and videos welcome. It is nice to be back after taking a short break while remodeling our home. Thank you Ojibwa and ...
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Last Sunday I went on the Sacramento Audubon Society's 23rd Annual Pelagic Tour to the Farallon Islands, about 30 miles out in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Francisco. Our Dawn Chorus host, ...
by Kestrel
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Jul 21, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Although "The Lost Art of Finding Our Way" would be a great title for a wonderful piece of fiction by the likes of Annie Proulx or Michael Ondaatje, this is a brand new nonfiction book by Harvard ...
by dewtx
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  As a boy, I was forbidden what were then called “horror comics.”  So, ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 07:57 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Why Ocean Acidification (OA) Matters To California     by Kriss Perras Running Waters  | The environmental organization National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) states OA is the "quiet ...
by runningwaterspr
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 07:15 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
by Kriss Perras Running Waters  |  Climate Change. Likely by now most have at least heard these two words, if not taken action to reduce their personal carbon footprint.      Carbon ...
by runningwaterspr
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 06:38 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Ever have one of those days where you just want to go back to bed? Todays is one of those days for me. It is a cold 43.6 °F , with wind, and rain. Dirty dishes in the dishwasher. flickr has ...
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Has a song ever changed your life? There are so many. For a moment, try to number them. How many have you heard in your lifetime? How many tunes have you hummed? You may find yourself in the same ...
by BrettSaidit
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 03:04 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Yes, the arctic ice cap is melting . Not long ago scientists were predicting it wouldn't be ice free in the summer until about 2100, far enough away that the deniers could pretend it was a bunch of ...
by too many people
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 04:22 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Heeled over the side of a sailboat and three hours underway, west of Anacortes, Washington, I was drinking beer and laughing hard under the July sun. I was with my closest, oldest friends, one of ...
by Sarah Moffitt
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 03:59 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
Drowning and Near-Drowning: Prevention and Treatment Secondary drowning can cause death 48 hours after exposure to water ...
by rebel ga
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Many people do not see a direct connection between the releases of energy by the sun and the currents of the oceans and winds that flow on Earth. But, there is a direct link between them. Last week, ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 07:30 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
This story was referenced in a diary by possum on June 11. The diary linked to a report by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). A team of researchers discovered a massive bloom of ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 134 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 248 Recommends
Recently here and elsewhere there's been some hubub about the "Fukushima Radioactive Tuna." Hopefully the ignorance, fear and superstition surrounding the famous radioactive tuna will result in ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 107 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 08:19 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I found a hate message posted on the information board at my US Post Office in Dayton, Iowa, 50530 on March 2, 2012. There were also three modified cartoons referring to President Obama, fried ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 123 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 06:04 AM PDT with 418 Recommends
The lone black passenger of the Titanic and his family adds another interesting facet to the story of the historic, ill fated cruise.
by aaaaaa5a
Comment Count 137 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 09:14 PM PDT with 154 Recommends
Not that Cameron - James Cameron the film director. After waiting for the right conditions, he's at the bottom of the Mariana Trench . According to the story at the link (National Geographic), he'
by xaxnar
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 07:45 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Part 2 - Food and Critters Back when we made the big change over to DK4 I was one of the unfortunate ones ...
by bsegel
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 07:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends