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“Lost Springs” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

“Lost Springs” Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Friday, June 23, 2017 at 6:00pm and FREE!
Matheson Museum 513 E University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601

Matt Keene’s new documentary, “Lost Springs,” chronicles the Ocklawaha River’s hidden springs that return to life every three to five years when there is a drawdown at Rodman Reservoir, which–along with the George Kirkpatrick […]

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Trump’s EPA Chief Aided Polluters For Years. Now Suddenly He Says The Mess Is A Priority

WASHINGTON — If you listen to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, the biggest environmental problem facing the United States isn’t climate change (he doesn’t think that’s real, anyway), or lead-tainted drinking water or brain-damaging pesticides. It’s that Barack Obama didn’t clean up the more than 1,300 most contaminated and hazardous sites across the country.

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Trump Quitting Paris Climate Deal Is About Ideology, Not Business

Quitting the Paris Agreement, as President Donald Trump has decided to do, will have steep political and economic costs.
But for an embattled president, it does offer one benefit: It fulfills a campaign promise popular with his base and appeases the members of his administration who are ideologically opposed to anything that smacks of globalism or […]

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Florida’s ailing springs subject of clash over how much water to keep development going

BROOKSVILLE — All over Florida, clashes are erupting over how much water can be diverted from the state’s springs to keep development going. The latest battleground was Tuesday’s meeting of the South
Source: Florida's ailing springs subject of clash over how much water to

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‘Trump has declared war’: journalists denounce any attack on press freedom

President’s apparent suggestion that the FBI should ‘consider putting reporters in prison’ prompts call to action from journalists increasingly under attack
Source: ‘Trump has declared war’: journalists denounce any attack on press freedom

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THIS IS CNN: Ex-Trump Adviser Jumps On Board

CNN “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter on Sunday appeared struck by former Trump senior communications adviser Jason Miller arguing that anonymous sources providing information and materials to journalists are doing so in an effort to “attack the president.” … Stelter suggested that the motivations of sources may rather be to “inform people” and that perhaps these unnamed […]

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Melissa McCarthy Tries To Save Planet In Painfully Funny Super Bowl Ad

At least somebody is acknowledging climate change ― and on one of TV’s biggest stages, no less… Melissa McCarthy of “Ghostbusters” attempts to save the whales, the rhinos, the trees and the ice caps (and takes her lumps for it) in her Super Bowl ad for Kia.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/melissa-mccarthy-kia-super-bowl-ad_us_5891f8dce4b0c90eff01358c?5v93o71d591d4e7b9

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Documerica

For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s… The U.S. National Archives digitized more than 15,000 photographs from the series Documerica (Local ID 412-DA) and included them in our online catalog. Our Web site has […]

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8th Annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival Feb. 9-12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Trish Riley
Email: trish@cinemaverde.org
Cell phone: 352.327.3560
EIGHTH ANNUAL CINEMA VERDE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL FILM AND ARTS FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 9 – 12, 2017
Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival will be held February 9-12 at the historic Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville, Florida. The eighth annual festival will feature 45 films from all over the world […]

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The Sunday Shows Ignored This Calamitous Global Warming Report, But ‘SNL’ Didn’t

Global temperatures reached a new high in 2016, marking the first time the planet experienced three consecutive years of record warmth, according to a report published this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… But you wouldn’t know about the alarming trend from the network public affairs shows that aired Sunday, which are closely […]

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27 Images That Prove The End Is Near

Sometimes every word is superfluous. These pictures say more than a thousand words.
http://www.anonews.co/photos-end-near/

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At Sundance, the Theme Is Climate Change

LOS ANGELES — It certainly reads like a political statement: Next week, one day before Donald J. Trump takes the presidential oath of office, the Sundance Film Festival will open its 33rd edition with a climate-change documentary starring Al Gore… Mr. Trump has mocked the science of global warming as a Chinese hoax and selected […]

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100 Short Stories, At The Hippodrome Cinema |Cinema Verde

Cinema Verde 2017:  February 9 – 12 @ The Hippodrome Cinema
(Canada, 68 min) Directed by Neal Livingston – A collage ranging from the serious to the humorous. This original and engaging documentary tackles opinions regarding governance, public policy, and questions what are sound ideas socially, environmentally. and culturally in today’s society. It’s about predatory capitalism, renewable […]

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Bill Marshall, Toronto International Film Festival Co-Founder, Dies

William “Bill” Marshall, co-founder and chair emeritus of the Toronto International Film Festival, died on Sunday after suffering from cardiac arrest, his family confirmed in a press release. He was 77… Marshall’s family said he was a man “in the business of making dreams become reality,”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-marshall-dead-dies_us_586a9f30e4b0eb58648a2aab

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Earth Advocate Susan Cerulean Speaks Out On Climate Change In “Coming to Pass”

Susan Cerulean of Tallahassee is a writer, naturalist and “earth advocate” who spends much of her time observing, recording, and sharing Florida’s natural beauty and its changes at the hands of time and humans. She has been called one of the finest nature writers in America. Her Coming to Pass: Florida’s Coastal Islands in a […]

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Macro Photos Of Snowflakes Show Impossibly Perfect Designs

One of the true wonders of the world are snowflakes, tiny designs made of ice that are so individually unique, so detailed, and so spectacular it’s hard to comprehend that they happen naturally and aren’t pulled from the depths of our own imaginations… Photographer Alexey Kljatov has a special talent for capturing the brief life […]

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13 Must-See Trees Around The World

The wonders of the world weren’t just built by human hands; Mother Nature has built a few of her own, among them a handful of trees that stand out for their longevity, size, historical significance, ecological value, beauty or just plain weirdness. These aren’t necessarily the superlative trees of their kind, but they are certainly […]

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Shailene Woodley Recalls Violent Thanksgiving History In New Standing Rock Video

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time to break bread with family and loved ones, but for native people the holiday is forever associated with the legacy of violence wrought on indigenous communities since our country’s founding… Shailene Woodley, who has been one of most high-profile advocates against the Dakota Access Pipeline, is now speaking […]

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Fairy-Tale Photos Cast Rescued Lab Animals As Heroes Of Their Own Stories

Look at these photos and try to say that rescuing animals isn’t magical… Rachele Totaro is an Italian woman who volunteers her photography skills for La Collina dei Conigli, an Italian charity that rehomes animals that were formerly used as test subjects in laboratories. Ever year, she takes photos of some of the animals to be […]

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