Juliana Henao and Samantha Malone, FracTracker Alliance | March 12, 2015 10:09 am
Currently, 11 percent (2,140 of 19,515 total) of all U.S. organic farms share a watershed with active oil and gas drilling. Additionally, this percentage could rise up to 31 percent if unconventional oil and gas drilling continues to grow.
Nearby oil and gas drilling is one of many threats to organic farms and their crop integrity.
Dr. David Suzuki | March 11, 2015 9:44 am
Watching grizzly bears catch and eat salmon as they swim upstream to spawn is an unforgettable experience. Many people love to view the wild drama. Some record it with photos or video. But a few want to kill the iconic animals—not to eat, just to put their heads on a wall or coats on a floor.
Epic Drought Spurs California to Build Largest Desalination Plant in Western Hemisphere
By Cole Mellino
“The U.S. Drought Monitor shows nearly 40 percent of the state of California remains in exceptional drought, the highest level of drought and many communities are working to come up with long-term solutions as reservoirs and rivers continue to diminish,” says Jeremy Hobson of NPR’s Here and Now.
Biocombustibles Hoy No. 126
Boletín informativo No. 126 Miércoles 04 de Marzo de 2015
Descargue aquí el Boletín en PDF (Solo español)
Enlaces de Interés
- Waterkeeper Alliance
- Ministerio del Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
- Corporación Autónoma Regional de Cundinamarca (CAR)
- Secretaría Distrital de Ambiente de Bogotá
- Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente
- Programa de las Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos
- Instituto Alexander von Humboldt
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