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Andy Revkin
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Ivory-drive slaughter is terrible, but biggest threat to Africa's elephants remains habitat loss. thebreakthrough.org/index.php/prog… @TheBTI
US coal exported to South Korea produces less CO2 if US coal plants switch to natural gas dailyfusion.net/2014/08/u-s-co…
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Study concludes manmade global warming has cause 70 percent of recent global glacier melt. on.mash.to/1rC431g pic.twitter.com/WwBAxqgTrx
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.@FLGovScott has been officially told, in person, by scientists, that global warming is flooding Florida. huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/19/ric…
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Get well and take it easy, @danfagin!
A @cshirky @Medium must-read for my #PaceBlog students on print journalism's next great contraction. medium.com/@cshirky/last-…
How did Blackfish not get an Oscar nod? MT @Revkin: @SeaWorld trainers will never again swim with orcas. abcn.ws/1mmeUcK via @ABC
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Vandana Shiva nails the gestalt, now if she'd just correct all the mistakes @specterm pointed out... grist.org/food/vandana-s… via @grist
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My latest in Hungry Hungry Humans: Is producing more food to feed the world beside the point? grist.org/food/is-produc… via @grist
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.@SeaWorld Drops Appeal of OSHA Violation. Trainers will never again swim with orcas. abcn.ws/1mmeUcK via @ABC
Fab report: @christophjoyce @nprnews: Elephant Slaughter, African Slavery & America's Pianos n.pr/V9fenC pic.twitter.com/f30USxQA05
Trends in UK flooding driven by increased settlement in flood zones. phys.org/news/2014-08-r…
Getting caught with our plants down: risks of global crop yield slowdown from climate trends in next two decades iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/9/7/…
California has given away rights to far more water than it has. UC Davis study. news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_de…
Nice @byjohnroach piece on the tradeoffs (including burned birds) in every energy choice nbcnews.to/1uVDPMm via @NBCNews
On @GMA: Mother of journalist James Foley, apparently beheaded by ISIS, speaks out: abcn.ws/1ocPLkw pic.twitter.com/8Q2JkxhnOo
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"I believe that front-line journalism is important" -- a profile of James Foley, murdered by ISIS cnn.it/1pKq3ZJ
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Loved @dontgetcaught's FB exclamation: "Today's great thing: My cancer surgeon fired me." Bravo, Denise.
Californians know little about groundwater supplies because well-drilling records are kept secret. on.natgeo.com/1rkBOJ7 @ddimick @NatGeo
CPJ condemns the killing of American journalist James Foley, at least the 70th journalist killed in #Syria conflict cpj.org/2014/08/cpj-co…
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Approximately 20 #journalists, both local and international, are currently missing in #Syria: @pressfreedom cpj.org/2014/08/cpj-co…
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Former Stars and Stripes reporter Foley beheaded by militants - Middle East - Stripes stripes.com/news/middle-ea…
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Everything you ever might want to know about @drvandanashiva's anti-sci/tech career laid out by @GeneticLiteracy: bit.ly/1mj9mzM
Outrageous RT @DeSmogBlog Report Reveals Cost Cutting Measures At Heart Of Lac-Megantic Oil Train Disaster bit.ly/1yWzMNt
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Great: Senator pushes seismic upgrades in Oregon schools stjr.nl/Vyabxj @Salem_Statesman Context @dotearth: dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/?s=schools+ore…
Cheaper, safer nuclear energy? WATCH @FareedZakaria's fascinating interview with Dr Leslie Dewan cnn.com/video/data/2.0… @PandorasPromise
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I added a video to a @YouTube playlist youtu.be/iD63YccfGe4?a 2014 Students on Ice Arctic Expedition Recap
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PNAS study provides valuable detail on elephant slaughter, relationship to local ivory price, etc. @ste_kenya pnas.org/content/early/…
Great @nytimesscience conversation with @patcwright on Madagascar lemur work at @CentreValBio nyti.ms/1p7HweR
USGS "Did You Feel it?" data produce fascinating finding showing lubrication may dampen induced-quake shaking. phys.org/news/2014-08-a…
AP @borenbears: USGS study finds far less shaking in injection-induced quakes than natural ones of same magnitude. whdh.com/story/26309130…
Sewage + algae (with some work) = fertilizer + clean water + biodiesel precursor. nyti.ms/1tb9jvS @MattWaldNYT on @AlgaeSystems
Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers gu.com/p/4vjde/tw via @guardian
From Tree Planting Along a Dirt Road to Car-Free Village Living nyti.ms/1mcYZgM
Behind the mask of a reactionary mystic feted by the left: Vandana Shiva profiled in @NewYorker by @specterm newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…
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Reading on Western water crisis wapo.st/1rhdJ5T @PdeMenocal notes "Seager et al. 2007 ldeo.columbia.edu/res/div/ocp/dr… seems prescient now."
Snow layer on Arctic sea ice thinning since 30s-50s, UW study in JGR/Oceans: washington.edu/news/2014/08/1…
Killing cormorants when they eat "our" fish - then (1998 Lake Erie) nyti.ms/1oU1XGW and now (Oregon): nyti.ms/1oPCoXz
Don’t build a new inter-ocean canal across Nicaragua: southernfriedscience.com/?p=17207 @LSU_FISH @SFriedScience
In super @WeatherSullivan piece: "Waiting for #ElNino is starting to feel like Waiting for Godot,” says M. L’Heureux, bloom.bg/1t1wvfX