United States, United By Nature

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This time of year in the United States, we not only celebrate our country’s independence, but also our unique American identity—an identity rooted in the nation’s iconic lands, waters and wildlife.

A Guide to Non-Native Deer in the United States

Nature Conservancy - Science

Have you seen a weird-looking deer? It might be one of these exotic species. Wildlife Mammal Watching Outdoor Rec Traveling Naturalist

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What is the National Bird of the United States?

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The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United States of America. It was chosen as the national bird by dint of its inclusion in the National Seal of the United States, which happened by an act of the Continental Congress on 20 June 1782.

United States introduces military draft for women

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) House panel votes to require women to register for the draft The House Armed Services Committee supported a measure that would require women to register for the draft at 18 The House Armed Services Committee narrowly passed a motion that takes women one step closer to being required to register for the draft.

2.4 magnitude earthquake near Boone, North Carolina, United States and Columbus, Ohio, United States : August 24, 2014 23:16

Environmental Economics

Natural hazards: UTC time: Sunday, August 24, 2014 23:16 PM. Your time: Sunday, August 24 2014 7:16 PM. No tsunami statement issued. Magnitude Type: md. USGS page: M 2.4 - 4km NE of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist. Reports from the public: 17 people. via earthquaketrack.com. No one in my family believed me

United States 35 Best Cycling Events and Bike Races

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The United States is famous for indulging in nearly anything that happens in the world. If you are a cycling enthusiast in the United States, make sure that you go to any one of the events suggested, along with any others in your area.

Who owns the United States?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If you think that the people of the United States own the country try again, for you are wrong. The greatest creditors of the United States are private banks which all are owned, in the main, by one particular ethnic group, and no, it is neither Gypsies nor Irish. billion and then the United Kingdom with $541.3 is because the state does not just reckon that it owns your children; it does. Good question, eh? Ever considered it?

"Environmental Policy and the Assault on Science" - Policy keynote lecture with Gina McCarthy, former administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency during the Obama presidency

Environmental Economics

Gina McCarthy's keynote at the recent World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists has drawn rave reviews from twitter and the inbox. So, here it is in case you had to teach summer school to save money for your kid's college (like me

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United States of Consumerism. ~ Vince G. Sparks

Elephant Journal

We are in a whole new age of food and drug consumption, which seems to perpetually flirt with disaster. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Health & Wellness Big Pharma consumerism health of america standard American diet

Obama Declares 2 New Marine Sanctuaries for United States: the First in 15-Years.

Elephant Journal

President Barack Obama's office has announced that it is creating two new marine sanctuaries in the United States. These are the first new reserve areas in the.

Coal Ash Needs Regulation In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

The coal ash pond that ruptured is one of 1,300 such ponds, many of which are upwards of 1,500 acres, spread across the United States. Mr. Burke states: “Your household garbage is managed much more consistently [than coal ash].”.

Dalai Lama’s trip to the United States Canceled.

Elephant Journal

Upon completion of the evaluation, the doctors have advised that His Holiness take complete rest. Arts & Culture Health & Wellness Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Today Only Dalai Lama health U.S. Tour canceled

The 10 Quietest Places in the United States

Eccorazzi

It's no surprise that most of the places are in National Parks — it seems that land must be protected in order to be left alone. Read More. Causes Environment Featured News

United States Implements Forest Road Ban

Eco Friendly Daily

The majority of the protected forests are in the western United States. However, Vilsack does not have authority over the state of Idaho. Idaho and Colorado were the two states which decided to develop their own forest road rules.

How the United States & Canada can Avoid Cooking our Planet.

Elephant Journal

But there are solutions. Scientists say that half of the industrial carbon emissions have been released since 1988. It is clear that such things as. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Canada climate change lobbyists oil politics tobacco U.S.

United States Bans Fishing In Northern Arctic

Eco Friendly Daily

A pre-emptive fishing ban in Arctic waters by the United States may be the beginning of international bans in the area. A United States federal fishery panel, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, voted to prevent commercial fishing in northern areas of the Arctic sea.

Pharmaceuticals Detected In Fish Across United States

Eco Friendly Daily

The two researchers conducted their study on fish in rivers near wastewater treatment plants in the United States. In an unrelated study, the Associated Press is pursuing reports of pharmaceuticals being in drinking water across the United States.

The United States: Not a republic but a kingdom

Green (Living) Review

Aside from the very fact that the Constitution is, theoretically, illegal the United States are, to all intents and purposes, nothing else but a kingdom, or an empire, with a king or emperor, as the head of state, bar with a different title.

United States Facing Mercury Storage Opposition

Eco Friendly Daily

However, mercury use has declined recently in the United States due to concerns over the health issues involved. President Bush signed this bill and now current President Obama must find methods to store mercury in the United States.

I don’t hate the President of the United States.

Elephant Journal

In the last year, Donald Trump has removed the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, repealed a rule allowing transgender individuals to serve in the military, reversed a rule that would ban gun sales to those deemed “mentally defective” by the government, and cut the number of migrants and refugees allowed to enter the country from several at-risk countries.

The United States Might Import Water from Mexico

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The United States receives many imports from Mexico on a daily basis, including possibly water. Food & Health Colorado River dependence desalination desalination plants Mexico politics United States water plantsFour major American water districts are currently working on a plan that would build two big desalination plants in Playas de Rosarito. The reason?

View This Gorgeous Wind Map of the United States

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First posted back in March by a group of Google computer scientists, this wind map of the United States is updated hourly Read More. Never before has wind appeared so strikingly beautiful. Entertainment News Top News

Every country on earth does This (except for the United States of America)

Elephant Journal

“Many American companies do not offer paid leave after the birth of a child, which means they probably shouldn’t run sappy Mother’s Day ads.” ” Mirror: https://vid.me/9bPC. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good

Ethanol Production Slows In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

Ethanol, once touted as an energy solution, is in overabundance in the United States. Due to the current economic crisis and people driving less, plants are shutting down and refiners are buying less ethanol.

It’s Time to Call Out the United States.

Elephant Journal

I live in Guatemala, supposedly one of the most dangerous places in the world. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only crime gun control killing malcolm gladwell Mark Morford mass shooting murder new yorker tim fischer

Record-Breaking Summer Across United States For Temperatures And Drought

Eco Friendly Daily

The Oklahoma Dust Bowl is a well-known event in the United States, an event triggered by severe drought in the state of Oklahoma. The southern United States has been hit hard this summer with scorching heat with temperatures in triple digits all too common.

No Wonder Recycling in the United States is so far behind Europe.

Elephant Journal

In America, you can take home the last two bites of a hamburger without any shame because it aligns with our value system: we have the right to want what we want when we want it. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Conscious Consumerism Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness american waste earth-day eco European trash green recycling fees trash waste

The Pentagon is offering FREE military hardware to every Police Department in the United States

Green (Living) Review

Then they acquire the equipment, they create a paramilitary unit, and everything seems fine. What they h are they preparing for? by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The U.S.

Wasted food from the United States alone could feed all of the world's hungry

Green (Living) Review

Within the United States alone, food retailers, food services, and households waste approximately 40 million tons of food each year, which is about the same amount needed to feed those very estimated 1 billion hungry people worldwide. Add to that the food that is wasted in Britain, other major EU Member States and other developed countries, and not just by the richer segment of society, no one, anywhere, would need to go hungry, not even just a little.

United States to Stop Funding Chimpanzee Experiments (Sort Of)

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The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced that there will be no new grants given for research on chimpanzees. While this is partially a victory for chimpanzees and animal Read More. Animals Causes News Top News wayne pacelle

Why the United States Needs a Revised Farm Bill

Eco Friendly Daily

You may not realize this, but the single largest contributor to water pollution in the United States operates largely without the requirements of the federal Clean Water Act.

Trees Near Levees To Be Removed In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

There are approximately 100,000 miles of levees in the United States and therefore thousands upon thousands of trees in jeopardy. A former employee for the Army Corps of Engineers, George Sills, stated: “If trees are a problem, why aren’t we having problems with them?

pfizer recalling its cox-2 inhibitor Thera-gesic in united states, europe.

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United States Grants First Ever Wind Farm Licenses

Eco Friendly Daily

The United States recently announced the first ever licenses for offshore wind farms. Unfortunately, until this point there have been no wind farms built in the United States. The state is hoping to have 3,000 megawatts of offshore wind power by the year 2020.

Water Pollution Number One Concern In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

According to the study, the worst offender in the United States is Chicago, which discharges phosphorous, nitrogen and other chemicals into the Mississippi River, which then goes to the Gulf of Mexico to further grow the dead zone there. Water pollution is a very serious problem.

A Letter to the I.C.E. Man at the United States Border.

Elephant Journal

ice immigration letter mindfulness trump united states politicsNow, Mr. Ice, I’m sure you’re wondering why a middle-aged Caucasian woman from Massachusetts is writing to you today or, for that matter, what the dickens I know—or have a right to say—about migrants and borders and illegal immigrants to the U.S. So, let me break the ice here with a wee story. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family border security children in cages I.C.E.

'Warming Hole' deferres climate change over eastern United States

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Their study revealed that tiny particles in the air created a ‘warming hole’ over the eastern United States and that has been the cause for the delay in climate change over the region. “Warming hole” delayed climate change over eastern United States.

The Good News: United States Using Less Energy Due to Recession and Tech Advances

Eco Friendly Daily

The first few words of the headline certainly says it’s good news not only for the U.S but also for the entire world. When it comes to energy consumption, the U.S is right up there.

Deadly Pesticide Endosulfan, Toxic to Wildlife and Human Health, Finally Banned in United States

Green (Living) Review

The EPA recently announced the pesticide will be phased out by 2016 in the United States. WASHINGTON, DC, USA: The Center for Biological Diversity Monday praised the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to finally ban endosulfan, a highly toxic pesticide that for decades has threatened rare wildlife species and been linked to severe human health problems.

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How I was Gaslighted by the President of the United States.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love being lied to donald trump gaslighting lying POTUS president of the united states psychological abuse relationships rewriting reality sean spicerThis is a specific form of manipulation where an individual denies, provides conflicting information, or outright lies over and over again so that another person begins to doubt his or her own perception of reality.

Should the United States Deport the Dreamers?

Elephant Journal

This simply means an unauthorized immigrant who came to the United States before age 16. My friend is a “Dreamer.” Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood Deportation donald trump dreamers executive order immigrants Obama sanctuary church

United States has enough empty houses to hold all of Britain

Green (Living) Review

If we would assume four people per household, then the United States has currently enough surplus housing to put the entire population of the United Kingdom, that is to say Britain, with room to spare for Israel. Both scream “state interference”. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to the latest data, the number of vacant US homes touched 18.7 million in the second quarter of 2009, and we can but wonder how many are empty at the beginning of 2010.

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If you were looking forward to the Dalai Lama’s trip to the United States, read This.

Elephant Journal

Upon completion of the evaluation, the doctors have advised that His Holiness take complete rest. Arts & Culture Health & Wellness Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Today Only Dalai Lama health U.S. Tour canceled