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EcoWatch

Aug 1 '14
25 Vegan Sources of Calcium
The dairy industry has done a great job marketing milk as the best way to build healthy bones, but you can actually get calcium from all sorts of plant-based sources, and they’re often better for your bones than dairy products!
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/25-vegan-sources-of-calcium/

25 Vegan Sources of Calcium

The dairy industry has done a great job marketing milk as the best way to build healthy bones, but you can actually get calcium from all sorts of plant-based sources, and they’re often better for your bones than dairy products!

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/25-vegan-sources-of-calcium/

Aug 1 '14
Southwest Airlines Ends Partnership With SeaWorld After ‘Blackfish’ Backlash
Southwest Airlines has announced yesterday that they will end their long-standing partnership with SeaWorld at the end of this year.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/southwest-airlines-ends-partnership-with-seaworld-blackfish/

Southwest Airlines Ends Partnership With SeaWorld After ‘Blackfish’ Backlash

Southwest Airlines has announced yesterday that they will end their long-standing partnership with SeaWorld at the end of this year.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/southwest-airlines-ends-partnership-with-seaworld-blackfish/

Aug 1 '14
California Experiencing Most Severe Drought Ever Recorded
One of the worst North American droughts in history could be getting a whole lot worse.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/california-severe-drought-ever-recorded/

California Experiencing Most Severe Drought Ever Recorded

One of the worst North American droughts in history could be getting a whole lot worse.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/california-severe-drought-ever-recorded/

Aug 1 '14
Fracking Makes California’s Drought Worse
California is in the middle of an epic water shortage, with nearly 80 percent of the state experiencing “extreme or exceptional” drought conditions.California is in the middle of an epic water shortage, with nearly 80 percent of the state experiencing “extreme or exceptional” drought conditions.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/fracking-california-drought/

Fracking Makes California’s Drought Worse

California is in the middle of an epic water shortage, with nearly 80 percent of the state experiencing “extreme or exceptional” drought conditions.California is in the middle of an epic water shortage, with nearly 80 percent of the state experiencing “extreme or exceptional” drought conditions.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/fracking-california-drought/

Aug 1 '14
12 Places Worth Protecting
Fifty years after the passage of the Wilderness Act, the law remains the nation’s most effective tool for protecting wild places.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/12-places-worth-protecting/

12 Places Worth Protecting

Fifty years after the passage of the Wilderness Act, the law remains the nation’s most effective tool for protecting wild places.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/12-places-worth-protecting/

Aug 1 '14
Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Marine Life
The revolution of plastic in the fishing industry has fed billions, but left a paucity of life in the oceans and more suffering than we understand.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/plastic-pollution-marine-life/

Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Marine Life

The revolution of plastic in the fishing industry has fed billions, but left a paucity of life in the oceans and more suffering than we understand.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/01/plastic-pollution-marine-life/

Aug 1 '14
USDA Releases Final Rule to Privatize Poultry Inspection
The system will transfer a majority of poultry inspections from government inspectors to self-policing by the companies themselves.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/usda-final-rule-privatize-poultry-inspection/

USDA Releases Final Rule to Privatize Poultry Inspection

The system will transfer a majority of poultry inspections from government inspectors to self-policing by the companies themselves.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/usda-final-rule-privatize-poultry-inspection/

Aug 1 '14
Feeding GMOs to Wildlife and Spraying Bee-Killing Pesticides at National Refuges?
For nearly 10 years, two nonprofits filed lawsuits, legal petitions and countless administrative actions to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in its tracks.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/feeding-gmos-to-wildlife-and-spraying-bee-killing-pesticides-at-national-refuges/

Feeding GMOs to Wildlife and Spraying Bee-Killing Pesticides at National Refuges?

For nearly 10 years, two nonprofits filed lawsuits, legal petitions and countless administrative actions to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in its tracks.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/feeding-gmos-to-wildlife-and-spraying-bee-killing-pesticides-at-national-refuges/

Jul 31 '14
How Oil & Gas Drilling Impacts the Endangered Greater Sage Grouse and Lesser Prairie-Chicken
We thought it might be helpful to dig a little deeper into the issue given the sensitivity of this species’ as well as the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) to habitat disturbance and the inevitable conflict between “energy independence” and the Endangered Species Act—the purpose of which “is to protect and recover imperiled species and the ecosystems upon which they depend.”
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/oil-gas-drilling-greater-sage-grouse-lesser-prairie-chicken/

How Oil & Gas Drilling Impacts the Endangered Greater Sage Grouse and Lesser Prairie-Chicken

We thought it might be helpful to dig a little deeper into the issue given the sensitivity of this species’ as well as the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) to habitat disturbance and the inevitable conflict between “energy independence” and the Endangered Species Act—the purpose of which “is to protect and recover imperiled species and the ecosystems upon which they depend.”

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/oil-gas-drilling-greater-sage-grouse-lesser-prairie-chicken/

Jul 31 '14
The Slow Death of Nuclear Power and the Rise of Renewables
The technology known as nuclear power today is a lumbering giant utterly dependent on state-based largesse for its existence.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/slow-death-nuclear-power-rise-of-renewables/

The Slow Death of Nuclear Power and the Rise of Renewables

The technology known as nuclear power today is a lumbering giant utterly dependent on state-based largesse for its existence.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/slow-death-nuclear-power-rise-of-renewables/