Environmental bond fund needed: academic

In a bid to reduce the conflict between industrial projects and their local communities, an academic yesterday called for the government to create an Environmental Bond Fund to compensate people living in environmentally risky areas.
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What you’re saying: Jimmy Buffett should leave out politics – Everything Alabama Blog

It took just one quote from Jimmy Buffett about the relationship of the United States government and the oil industry to send al.com users into a frenzy of discussion over the singer-songwriter’s political affiliations …
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Efforts to save foothill ecology squeezed – Fresno Bee

The Truckee Donner Land Trust is in the business of conserving open space, and business is good. The down economy that has many other non-profits cutting back and bunkering down has created unique land acquisition …
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Gulf States’ Credit Escapes Damage as BP Oil Spill Soaks Coasts, S&P Says

Fiscal damage to states caused by BP Plc s leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico has been manageable so far, and current credit ratings will remain unchanged in the near-term, Standard & Poors said.
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Prepairing Your Home Theater Enviroment – Associated Content

Professional home theater designers optimize acoustics by properly sizing the room and placing materials that properly absorb, reflect or diffuse sound. They also optimize sightlines by placing seating in an Without a …
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Learn about salmon, ecology of Nooksack beginning July 10 – Bellingham Herald

Volunteer river stewards will be out on the north fork of the Nooksack River through summer to provide environmental education about salmon and the river. A program of Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association in …
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Determining oil spill’s environmental damage is difficult

How dead is the Gulf of Mexico? It is perhaps the most important question of the BP oil spill — but scientists don’t appear close to answering it despite a historically vast effort. In the 2 1/2 months since the spill began, the gulf has been examined by an armada of researchers — from federal … Oil spill – Environment – Energy – Petroleum in the Environment – Spill Containment and Remediation
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Field Guide To Live Artists: John Bukaty – Examiner

The energy, the feeling of inspiration all the time, when at a live show. What keeps me? The people and the constant new music to go see. What are your media and methods? I use acrylic on canvas, but have used oils …
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Ecology Project International Awarded $10,000 for Galapagos Conservation – PRLog (free press release)

PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 01, 2010 – . The Galapagos Islands, located on the equator 600 miles west of Ecuador’s coast, are a World Heritage Site famous for their endemic flora and fauna. EPI’s program involves …
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Federal panel warns of environmental damage from proposed Williams Lake mine

The adverse environmental impacts from a proposed copper-gold mine near Williams Lake are too large to be overcome by the tradeoffs suggested by the mine’s proponents, a federal review panel reported Friday.
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