Monthly Archives: March 2013

Week 6:1

Yesterday I watched Gasland, a documentary exposing the dangerous practices of fracking and how they affect families around the country.  It was a great film!  I was aware of what was going on, but this film did a good job … Continue reading

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Week 5:2

http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_22799327/ex-celestial-seasonings-manager-accused-embezzlement-charged-6 http://www.dailycamera.com/science-environment/ci_22701732/companies-struggle-popularize-mobile-money http://www.dailycamera.com/science-environment/ci_22743743/climate-study-says-global-cooling-curtailed-by-20th http://www.dailycamera.com/science-environment/ci_22702189/feds-keystone-xl-oil-pipeline-options-are-worse http://www.dailycamera.com/science-environment/ci_22686939/cu-boulder-researchers-contribute-revelations-about-radiation-fields http://www.dailycamera.com/science-environment/ci_22684298/tycoon-announces-plans-send-married-pair-trip-around Happy Friday! 

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Week 5:1

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/business/global/japan-says-it-is-first-to-tap-methane-hydrate-deposit.html?hp&_r=0&gwh=0AD5157A91A03DE170E88BDFC279284A yikes! http://www.coloradodaily.com/ci_22771900/at-least-2-republicans-will-vote-civil-unions?source=most_viewed http://www.coloradodaily.com/ci_22774374/twinkies-buyer-says-cakes-could-return-by-summer  The world could really go without any more twinkies. http://www.dailycamera.com/science-environment/ci_22755770/eldora-scientist-goes-greater-heights-probing-glacial-change Reading local news is significantly more rewarding.  Since there is more of an interest in environmental news in Colorado, it’s easier to find coverage AND it’s … Continue reading

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Week 4:2

http://scienceblogs.com/tomorrowstable/2012/08/04/seeds-for-change-the-need-for-stress-tolerant-crops-in-central-america/  GMO’s scare me so much.  Not only would they increase our dependency on industrial agricultural technologies to grow the food that keeps us alive, technologies that often rely on fossil fuels, but GMO’s also fall short to the “Law … Continue reading

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Week 4:1

Who Should Control the World’s Water? http://www.wcs.org/press/press-releases/drc-elephant-decline.aspx http://www.enn.com/climate/article/45678  

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Week 3

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/us/us-report-sees-no-environmental-bar-to-keystone-pipeline.html?ref=science http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/science/earth/at-ice-age-end-a-smaller-gap-in-warming-and-carbon-dioxide.html?ref=science http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/science/new-research-suggests-two-rat-brains-can-be-linked.html?ref=science http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/its-the-sugar-folks/?src=me&ref=general http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2012/10/sugar-industry-lies-campaign http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/26/science/long-cloaked-in-mystery-owls-start-coming-into-full-view.html?pagewanted=2&ref=science http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/a-blogs-adieu/?ref=science http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/03/us/florida-sinkhole-growing-as-engineers-investigate.html?ref=us http://www.nature.com/news/much-of-fukushima-s-fallout-was-gone-with-the-wind-1.12528

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Status

Okay this is bad, here.  I’m not doing my project.  Reading the news and staying informed shouldn’t be something I dread, and I’ve been having trouble finding news sources that give unbiased coverage on environmental issues.  Steps to improve: Set … Continue reading

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