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  • Beavers do dam good work cleaning water, research reveals

    06/19/2018 12:14:58 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    phys.org ^ | May 9, 2018 | University of Exeter
    A female beaver in Devon. Credit: Michael Symes/Devon Wildlife Trust ___________________________________________________________________________ Beavers could help clean up polluted rivers and stem the loss of valuable soils from farms, new research shows. The study, undertaken by scientists at the University of Exeter using a captive beaver trial run by the Devon Wildlife Trust, has demonstrated the significant impact the animals have had on reducing the flow of tonnes of soil and nutrients from nearby fields into a local river system. The research, led by hydrologist Professor Richard Brazier, found that the work of a single family of beavers had removed high...
  • The Yamuna: India's Most Polluted River [10 minute video]

    05/10/2018 5:03:10 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 25 replies
    The Guardian via You Tube ^ | July 7, 2017 | The Guardian
    The Yamuna, India's Most Polluted River
  • 95% of plastic polluting world's oceans comes from just 10 rivers

    04/20/2018 6:18:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 78 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 4/19/2018 | unk
    Up to 95 per cent of plastic polluting the world’s oceans pours in from just ten rivers, according to new research. The top 10 rivers – eight of which are in Asia – accounted for so much plastic because of the mismanagement of waste. About five trillion pounds is floating in the sea, and targeting the major sources – such as the Yangtze and the Ganges – could almost halve it, scientists claim. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips home to Oklahoma when taxpayers weren’t footing the bill, despite claims he...
  • Wow | River gauges/pics show the Mighty Mississippi River going dry!(trunc)

    09/30/2017 11:55:40 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 33 replies
    youtube.com ^ | September 29, 2017 | MrMBB333 video blogger on Youtube
    Video at the link. Full title: Wow | River gauges/pics show the Mighty Mississippi River going dry! - NEW Tropical Storms The vlogger received photos from some truckers who pass by the Mississippi River frequently. They said it's lower than they've ever seen it before. The vlogger accesses NOAA water level information that indicates water levels too low (or absent) in some stretches of the river to permit shipping.
  • Enoch Powell - Rivers of Blood Speech

    05/31/2017 9:32:32 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 20, 1968 | Enoch Powell
    Enoch Powell's address to the General Meeting of the West Midlands Area Conservative Political Centre (commonly called "Rivers of Blood" speech) on 20 April 1968 was a speech criticising Commonwealth immigration, and anti-discrimination legislation that had been proposed in the United Kingdom.
  • Questioning Carbon Accounting For Lakes And Rivers

    05/24/2017 9:40:37 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/17 | Jack Dini
    Scientists apparently can't predict where forests are right now, but weather patterns one hundred years from now, no problem. Some things were never suitable for a 'free market' and CO2 is one of them People are willing to set up a two trillion dollar global market to read carbon, but their carbon models are so primitive that giant ‘oops’ moments are now happening on a regular basis reports Joanne Nova. A Yale-led study in 2015 estimated that there are more than 3 trillion trees on Earth, about seven and a half times more than some previous estimates. Previously, the only...
  • Drought and storms prove again California needs more storage

    01/15/2017 9:29:21 AM PST · by Mariner · 29 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | January 15th, 2017 | By Dan Walters
    After a half-decade of drought, California has been buffeted this winter by a series of powerful rain and snowstorms that dumped countless billions of gallons of water on the state’s watersheds. Some of the deluge was captured in the form of mountain snows that will feed rivers and streams during the annual spring melt. But at lower elevations, it was rain, some retained in man-made reservoirs that had become seriously depleted, but most flowing swiftly to the Pacific Ocean. At one point last week, flows on the Sacramento River and its American River tributary were more than 130,000 cubic feet...
  • FBI warns of Islamic State threat to Mississippi River bridge

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI has warned local authorities of a threat that Islamic State militants would blow up the Memphis & Arkansas Bridge spanning the Mississippi River, an agency spokesman said on Tuesday. The bridge is a major route connecting Tennessee and Arkansas. The Federal Bureau of Investigation passed the threat on to local police in a bulletin out of an "abundance of caution," spokesman Chris Allen said. "This is an unsubstantiated, anonymous threat," he said, adding that there was no useful intelligence arising from it. Allen had no details on when the threat was received or how. The...
  • Telesco says Rivers will be Chargers' QB 'well into the future'

    04/23/2015 5:19:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    AP ^ | April 22, 2015 | Bernie Wilson
    SAN DIEGO - Citing his Catholic faith, San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco promised he wasn't going to lie during his pre-draft news conference. He then proceeded to speak effusively about quarterback Philip Rivers' future with the team.
  • Joan Rivers had surprise throat biopsy that cut off her air supply, source claims

    09/10/2014 3:49:35 AM PDT · by iowamark · 55 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 9/9/2014 | Don Kaplan
    EXCLUSIVE: The late comedian went to Yorkville Endoscopy for a routine endoscopy on Aug. 28, but a doctor — who arrived with Rivers' entourage — offered to perform a biopsy after another doctor noticed 'something' on the entertainer's vocal chords, a medical source told the Daily News. The routine surgical procedure Joan Rivers was supposed to undergo turned deadly when a doctor who arrived at the clinic with the legendary comic’s entourage performed an unplanned biopsy on her vocal cords, a medical source who was briefed on the case told The News. Such a procedure is not supposed to be...
  • Joan Rivers Banned Michelle Obama From Her Funeral?

    09/09/2014 8:27:57 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 27 replies
    http://uptownmagazine.com ^ | September 9, 2014 | Angela Wilson
    It’s no secret that the late comedy icon Joan Rivers was no friend of First Lady Michelle Obama. And according to a late interview only weeks before her death, the Fashion Police host banned Mrs. Obama from attending her wake. In an interview with The Sunday Times magazine, Rivers also banned singer Adele, calling her “fat,” and Chelsea Handler, before calling her a “drunk” and a “whore.” At a signing for her new book Diary of a Mad Diva at an NYC Barnes & Noble, a reporter asked Rivers about the possibility of the first gay president, where she replied:...
  • Joan Rivers banned Adele, Michelle Obama from funeral

    09/08/2014 5:36:14 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 64 replies
    WSYR-tv ^ | 9-8-2014 | Staff
    http://www.localsyr.com/story/d/story/joan-rivers-banned-adele-michelle-obama-from-funer/32046/HKvlbfyHyUWsgvkvFUmWlw
  • Too Funny. Or Die.

    09/05/2014 8:26:32 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-5-2014 | MOTUS
    Today’s post is dedicated to Joan Rivers. Because she was funny and she made you laugh, on purpose. Yes, she could be crude, mean, non-politically correct; everything we need as antidotes to the touchy-feely world crafted by our politically correct betters. Oh, they’re funny too, only not on purpose;- and they make you laugh not in a “funny ha ha” way, butt more of a “Funny or Die” way. Which sounds a little like the way those pesky Islamic extremists win people to their side: “convert or die.”For example, Barry on the Funny or Die network’s “Between Two Ferns” show last...
  • Joan Rivers dead at 81

    09/04/2014 12:01:58 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 173 replies
    Radio (KEIB) | 9/4/2014 | KEIB
    Breaking but officially announced by daughter. RIP
  • Joan Rivers Dead at 81- Rest in Peace

    09/04/2014 12:15:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 103 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/4/14 | Jim Hoft
    Joan Rivers passed away today after suffering complications during surgery. She was 81.NBC News reported: Raspy-voiced and brassy, Rivers was always self-deprecating, foul-mouthed and politically incorrect. A master of reinvention, she endured in show business because of her tenacious work ethic — which she credited to her “immigrant mentality.”Comedians typically push the envelope, but Rivers proved time and again that she didn’t even see the envelope. To her fans, she was as shocking as she was endearing.“The way she is funny, she tells the truth according to herself,” the late film critic Roger Ebert wrote in 2010. “She hates...
  • Joan Rivers Emergency Underlines Importance of Hospital Admitting Privileges

    09/01/2014 9:18:48 AM PDT · by celmak · 47 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 09/01/2014 | Jill Stanek
    What connects this to the abortion issue is what NBC News’ chief medical editor, Dr. Nancy Snyderman (pictured below right), said we could learn from this tragedy on the August 29 Today show: SNYDERMAN: The really important thing here is that every time you think you’re going to have a procedure, no matter how minor, you have to constantly remind yourself that although these things are rare, they can happen. And one more thing I should say, make sure your doctor has admitting privileges to the local hospital, because in this case it may well have saved Joan Rivers’ life.”...
  • Sarah Palin: Pray for Joan Rivers

    08/30/2014 8:12:59 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 29 2014 | Judy Kurtz
    “As you may remember, I developed a soft spot in my heart for her when we were on Wife Swap together,” Palin writes. “Please pray for her healing and for her family during this awful time. :(“ Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/in-the-know/216273-sarah-palin-pray-for-joan-rivers#ixzz3Bt9fJa5D Follow us: @thehill on Twitter | TheHill on Facebook
  • Joan Rivers Defends Israel in Epic Rant

    07/25/2014 12:14:05 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 39 replies
    Breitbart via TMZ ^ | 7/25/2014 | Breitbart TV
    (Language Warning) When TMZ caught up with comedian Joan Rivers Thursday outside of LAX she unleashed an emotional rant on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, screaming, "You are all insane, they [Palestinians] started it!" Rivers got animated at the paparazzi's question about the mounting civilian casualties, saying, “Let me just tell you, if New Jersey were firing rockets into New York, we would wipe them out. If we heard they were digging tunnels from New Jersey to New York, we would get rid of Jersey."
  • Joan Rivers Goes Off On Epic Israel/Palestine Rant

    07/25/2014 10:01:11 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 51 replies
    http://www.tmz.com/ ^ | July 25, 2014 | TMZ Staff
    Joan Rivers jettisoned comedy for politics ... unleashing an impassioned defense of Israel that included an awesome New York/New Jersey analogy.
  • Fourth of July 2014: “A republic, Madam, if you can keep it.”

    07/04/2014 4:39:44 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-4-2014 | MOTUS
    Well, I know someone who’s not invited to this year’s White House 4th of July BBQ: Consider this my contribution to your Independence Day celebration; somebody else can bring the baked beans this year. It’s obvious that Joanie is suicidal, most likely due to one too many face lifts. Butt as long as I’m covering things that are not true, I would like to point out that the rumor circulating about Big Guy visiting a Mosque on the 4th are likewise not true. As they say, good satire contains an element of truth, and great satire is totally believable.Now, back...