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21. Juni 2013
Source: IUCN - News

Tianshan mountains in China become World Heritage Site

Following IUCN’s recommendation, the Xinjiang Tianshan mountain range in China was declared a natural World Heritage Site at the World Heritage Committee meeting currently taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.read more »

21. Juni 2013
Source: IUCN - News

World Heritage status for Namibia’s Sea of Sand

The Namib Sand Sea — a unique coastal fog desert with a diverse range of large, shifting dunes — was granted World Heritage status today at the annual UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in...read more »

21. Juni 2013

Anti-pipeline Activists Occupy Enbridge Plant

by Justin Saunders / Toronto Media Co-op Several dozen activists have occupied Enbridge’s North Westover Station. The Westover site lies along the route of Line 9, an oil pipeline which Enbridge is currently trying to reverse to...read more »

21. Juni 2013

Tar Sands Mining Beginning in Utah

Why the U.S. Is Becoming Ground Zero For the Dirtiest Energy by Tara Lohan / Alternet The practice that has devastated parts of Canada is already underway in the U.S. and things could get...read more »

21. Juni 2013

Man Arrested for Spear Hunting a Car

by Earth First! News According to Sacramento police reports a man was arrested Tuesday night for hunting a car with a spear. Jeffrey Jones, 56 was seen by witnesses in the road, stalling traffic,...read more »

20. Juni 2013

Congressional Committee Holds Hearing on Sea Lion Killing Bill

Congressional Committee Holds Hearing on Sea Lion Killing Bill California sea lion in a trap at the Bonneville DamPhoto: Ashley Lenton / Sea ShepherdOn Thursday, June 13, 2013, a House Subcommittee held a hearing...read more »

20. Juni 2013

Extremely Toxic ‘Sour Gas’ Pipeline Ruptures in Flooded Southwestern Alberta

Cross Posted from WCNativeNews An Alberta Emergency Alert system says a sour gas pipeline has ruptured in Turner Valley, southwest of Calgary. The pipeline is owned by Legacy Oil and Gas. The rupture has caused a release...read more »

20. Juni 2013

The Oregon Extinction Event: 25,000 bumblebees killed, dropping from trees in Wilsonville; pesticide suspected

By Elizabeth Case, The Oregonian An estimated 25,000 bumblebees have been found dead in a Target parking lot in Wilsonville since Saturday, the largest known incident of bumblebee deaths in the United States, according to...read more »

20. Juni 2013

Mysterious Die-offs in Florida Lagoon

by Gayathri Vaidyanathan / Discovery News   At least 111 manatees, 300 pelicans, and 46 dolphins — emaciated to the point of skin and bones — were all found dead in America’s most biologically...read more »

20. Juni 2013

A Fearless Summer of Climate Activism

  Cross Posted from CoalExportAction On Monday, I joined three other participants in last summer’s Coal Export Action, as we appeared at the municipal courthouse in Helena, Montana to describe why we and 19 others joined...read more »

20. Juni 2013

Fracking Exacerbates Colorado’s Rampant Wildfires

by Katherine Cirullo / EcoWatch It’s officially wildfire season in Colorado; last Tuesday, a fire ignited the Black Forest area of Colorado Springs. It burned 22 square miles, destroyed 422 homes and is still...read more »

20. Juni 2013

Rezept: Reisnudel-Spinat-Salat

Donnerstag ist Rezeptetag: Unser heutiges Rezept stammt vom Blog “Eat-this.org”read more »