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Leading Climate Researcher Admits Fraudulently Obtaining Heartland Documents
2012-02-24 05:50:10

Peter Gleick, a prominent climate researcher and CEO of the Pacific Institute, admitted this week that he fraudulently obtained a collection of documents from a Chicago-based non-profit group called the Heartland Institute, which he then leaked to the media to reveal the organization’s plans to promote skepticism about anthropogenic global warming.

2010-09-15 09:24:00

Economy, public health, ecosystems threatened without new direction in freshwater management by public and private sectors, panel cautions WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-02-02 08:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Is there such a thing as 'peak water'? There is a vast amount of water on the planet -- but we are facing a crisis of running out of sustainably managed water," said Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute.

2008-09-08 18:00:20

Friends of the Arava Institute: WHEN: 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 WHERE: UCLA School of Law Auditorium 385 Charles E. Young Drive, east Los Angeles, CA 90095 (Thomas Bros.

2008-08-11 18:00:27

Can environmental professionals from Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority help solve the epic water battles in California? How similar are the issues of water scarcity and political conflict in the Middle East to those in the Western United States? Can recent examples of successful conflict resolution and cooperation for environmental gains in the Middle East provide valuable lessons for application to California, Utah and Colorado? A unique symposium coming to Los Angeles Sept.

2008-06-17 15:00:24

Los Angeles to resume controversial cloud-seeding project LOS ANGELES, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Facing severe water supply shortage, Los Angeles plans to launch a controversial cloud- seeding project that they believe will boost rainfall and raise the levels of local reservoirs, a newspaper report said Monday.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.