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Sixth Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference- April 16th at the Monona Terrace. Register today!

ScienceDailyfrom ScienceDaily

Quantifying Earth's worth to public health

"Quantifying Earth's Worth to Public Health...a new branch of environmental health...focuses on the public health risks of human-caused changes to Earth's natural systems...Human health impacts of anthropogenic climate change include exposure to heat stress, air pollution, infectious disease, respiratory allergens, and natural hazards as well as increased water scarcity, food insecurity and population displacement..."

Houghton’s market-leading textbook, now in full color and with the latest IPCC findings, is the definitive guide to climate change. Written for students across a wide range of disciplines, its simple, logical flow of ideas gives an invaluable grounding

Pesticide Planet: A pesticide and Bt toxin GMO (apoligetics) infographiic - We know science can be used like the bible to back almost any argument if you have the right researchers and scientists on your side & you pay them enough. It is vitally important we tweeze out (closer) truth from perspective manipulation by industry. Points in infographs like this one must be meticulously addressed by the anti-GMO side, w/ top level placebo controlled, peer reviewed science.

Free PDF book - The Air We Breathe Picture Book K-4, This colorful picture book is designed to introduce Earth's atmosphere and its importance to life on Earth. It's appropriate for students in grades K-4.

TreeHuggerfrom TreeHugger

10 tips to make every day Earth Day

10 tips to make every day Earth Day : TreeHugger - great list. No wonder car ownership is down among young people. It is not just the economy.

MNN - Mother Nature Networkfrom MNN - Mother Nature Network

De-icing dilemma: Do streets need salt?

Salt saves lives on icy roads, but it can have the opposite effect in nearby ecosystems. #environment #salt #snow #ice #winter

Co.Existfrom Co.Exist

A Map Of The Carbon Footprint Of All 31,000 ZIP Codes In The U.S.

A Map Of The Carbon Footprint Of All 31,000 ZIP Codes In The U.S. | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Bill McKibben wrote the first public-aimed book on climate change, went on to write 12 books in total, founded 350 which organized 15,000 climate actions since 2009, and was called "probably the world's leading environmentalist" by the Boston Globe.

School of Engineeringfrom School of Engineering

Stanford launches latest version of free iPhone/iPad apps course

Apple - iPhone 5c - Built-in Apps, renewed appstore

Monona Terrace ... in the summer, Friday night dances ... great view of Lake Monona's water skiers ... community gathering space.