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ALERT! Protect Woodlark Island’s Pacific Rainforests and Indigenous Forest Gardens from Corrupt Logging

By photosearth / May 26, 2015

Loggers threaten habitat of adorable Woodlark cuscus TAKE ACTION to protect Woodlark’s special Pacific lowland island rainforests. Non-profit EcoInternet needs to raise $ 5,000 to continue operating – please donate now. Woodlark Island – a small Pacific Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG), covering some 80,000 hectares of biodiverse rainforest, and containing a largely intact […]

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Fred Raichlen

By photosearth / May 26, 2015

1932–2014 News Writer:  Douglas Smith Fred Raichlen, professor of civil and mechanical engineering at Caltech, in an undated photo. Credit: Caltech Archives Fredric (“Fred”) Raichlen, professor emeritus of civil and mechanical engineering at Caltech, passed away on December 13, 2014. He was 82 years old. Raichlen was an expert on the mechanics of tsunamis, the waves […]

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VICTORY! Thrilling Rainforest Victory for Karawari Indigenous Cave Art, the Great Nation of Papua New Guinea, and EcoInternet

By photosearth / May 25, 2015

EcoInternet has helped save Karawari, Papua New Guinea’s unique cave art and rainforests. Photo by: Lucas Sorge Australian Broadcasting Corporation media coverage – So incredibly gratifying to be called out by renowned anthropologist Nancy Sullivan – simply an amazing woman – for having helped protect ancient cave art and surrounding rainforests. Much work to be […]

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Broken Beams

By photosearth / May 25, 2015

By Nick Houtman Fred Kamke is site director for a new wood composites research center at Oregon State University. Engineers like to break things. In my years reporting on university research, I’ve seen them bend reinforced wood beams as wide as my front door until they shatter. They’ll pummel stud walls repeatedly until the nails […]

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VICTORY! Walker’s Proposed Wisconsin Great Lakes Mine Perched Above Lake Superior Defeated

By photosearth / May 25, 2015

EcoInternet led the international campaign to stop the Gogebic mine The project’s collapse is a major blow to Governor Scott Walker’s anti-science environmental policies. The only question remaining is whether the governor must now return the $ 700,000 bribe paid by the out-of-state developers for its approval. “It shows that when Progressives and Greens unite […]

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ALERT! Urge Hawai’i to Cancel Telescope on Sacred Mauna Kea or Face Tourism Boycott

By photosearth / May 25, 2015

#WeAreMaunaKea and the TMT Telescope will never be built TAKE ACTION HERE showing your Love of the Land (Aloha ‘Aina) here: http://forests.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=hawaii_maunakea A controversial telescope project on the top of the often snow-covered Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai’i would further desecrate land that is sacred to native Hawaiians and is environmentally sensational. […]

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