Nuclear Waste Site Plans 100 feet from shoreline raise community concerns

In Southern California, a highly populated community between San Diego and Orange County are concerned about the Edison energy company’s plans to store radioactive waste 100 feet from the Pacific Ocean at the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant site. The San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant is located next to the Rose Canyon fault line, that runs along the …

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The Wildlife and Food Connection

World Wildlife Fund’s landmark Living Planet Report, a biennial report card of how we’re doing when it comes to protecting our planet from environmental harm, shows a devastating decline in wildlife populations around the world. Wildlife populations are on average, about half the size they were just 40 years ago. One of the main culprits? Food production. Much of the food we buy and consume daily directly impacts wildlife. The video shows some of the ways we can help.

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Protecting Earth from Asteroids ~ Space organizations recognize need for global cooperation

The discovery of an asteroid the size of a large sports stadium, Apophis, drew much public attention to space in recent years. Here is an update on Apophis from space.com

http://www.space.com/19226-asteroid-apophis-gives-earth-a-close-shave-in-2029-infographic.html

Also, in 2013 a meteor caused by a near Earth asteroid exploded over Russia with no advanced warning ~ It exploded with the force of 20 to 30 atomic bombs but far enough in the atmosphere, 18 miles, to spare lives but did cause over 1,000 injuries. (Reference Wikipedia Chelyabinsk meteor)
These cases, among many others, bring greater attention for the need of an effective international space program to find ways to protect Earth from near Earth objects~

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Congress releases 28 classified pages on alleged Saudi 9/11 link

Saudi Arabia’s link to the 9/11 hijackers has been questioned since that tragic day in American history through 9/11 investigations ~ For 13 years, 28 pages of the government’s official 9/11 commission report has been classified from the public by the Bush administration. Government officials that have been privy to read the 28 pages have urged Congress to release the classified pages and this month approved its release ~

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