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16/4/2014
Recently, the US State Department released yet another report on the environmental impacts of building the Keystone pipeline. The report is shocking in its ironic juxtaposition of real greenhouse gas emissions and the potential impact on the ...   
16/4/2014
Four years after the largest oil spill in U.S. history, wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico is still struggling to recover, according to a recent National Wildlife Federation report. The report focused on 14 species affected by the spill and ...   
16/4/2014
Rice fields cover 160 million hectares around the world -- an area more than six times the size of the United Kingdom. They are an important ecosystem for various animals, including a number of birds that can be seen at the experimental paddies ...   
16/4/2014
Alien wildlife species such as the killer shrimp and the zebra mussel are invading Britain at a rate never seen before, MPs have warned. MPs on the Commons Environmental Audit Committee have called on the Government to create new laws to ...   
16/4/2014
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution. Children are at particular risk from ...   
16/4/2014
A cross-party group of MPs have warned that the UK needs a clear strategy to contain invasive species from overseas, ahead of a vote by the European parliament on a possible ‘blacklist’ for such animals and plantlife. The environmental ...   
16/4/2014
There are growing signs the weather phenomenon known as El Niño could develop this year, causing global temperatures to soar, the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation has warned. In a statement the WMO said: “Temperatures below the ...   
16/4/2014
A combination of climate change and deforestation is making the Amazon rainforest increasingly vulnerable to devastating forest fires, a new study has said.The Amazon is one of the most important ecosystems on the planet. It is estimated ...   
16/4/2014
Louisiana's coast is disappearing at the rate of about a football field an hour. Since the 1930s, the Gulf of Mexico has swallowed up an area the size of Delaware. You can see the water encroaching in Delacroix in St. Bernard Parish, ...   
16/4/2014
Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a team of researchers including Florida International University scientist Rene Price. Price is also affiliated with the National Science ...   
16/4/2014
Over millennia, the Sahara has gone through cycles of greening and aridity. During times when this region was lush and covered with bodies of water, it supported a wide variety of life, including human. Arizona State University ...   
16/4/2014
Alberta will likely implement energy efficiency measures and public transit when it revamps its climate-change policy to win support for its oil sector, the fastest-growing source of global warming in the country. The Canadian province ...   
15/4/2014
Natural gas burning as it seeps through the ground to the surface For several years, the public opinion has been battered with the idea that natural gas is much cleaner to exploit than coal, because it contains less carbon. A new study by ...   
15/4/2014
A spunky little environmental organization, essentially a one-man show with a small supporting cast, continues to battle a Canadian company's effort to establish the nation's first sizeable tars sands strip mine on an arid plateau in eastern ...   
15/4/2014
While many people insist that cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, a similar case can be made for water. There are very few commercial ventures, if any, that can go on for long without a reliable water supply. As such, the water ...   
15/4/2014
When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges. "We are not a storm surge savvy ...   
15/4/2014
The Chinese government is to pass new legislation that will enshrine the principle of prioritising environmental protection over economic growth in a move that could have major implications for the world's biggest polluter, according to new ...   
15/4/2014
Perry Schmitt describes himself as pro-mining but blames the frac sand mine across the highway from his home for driving down the asking price by more than $25,000, to $189,000.His neighbors made out better. Kari Curran and her husband ...   
15/4/2014
Sustainable America was founded in 2012. Our unique approach to improving the sustainability of our country’s food and transportation fuel systems calls for us to: · Educate: raising awareness of the food and fuel issues facing our ...   
15/4/2014
In railing against everything from bike lanes to transit spending, pundits and politicians often raise the spectre of a “war on cars”. Of course, there is no war on cars--but there should be. Cars directly kill and hurt more people every ...   
15/4/2014
IN 2001, at the age of 52, Richard Primack packed the records of 21 years of research on tropical rainforests into a filing cabinet. Despite a cool reception from his colleagues at Boston University, the professor of biology had decided ...   
15/4/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday released five technical papers as the first step to enacting President Barack Obama`s recent plan to reduce methane emissions. The five white papers address different emissions ...   
15/4/2014
A new study has found that a small number of gas wells are releasing significant quantities of methane into the air even before they are hydraulically fractured, or fracked. The paper, published yesterday in the journal Proceedings of ...   
15/4/2014
Leading health researcher Fiona Stanley has warned that children will pay the price if more is not done to address climate change. Speaking before a special address to doctors and medical students yesterday, the Telethon Kids Institute ...   
15/4/2014
The Vietnam War might seem irrelevant to the environmental movement’s five-year effort to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that, if approved by President Obama, would bring tar sands oil from Alberta to the Texas coast for refining ...   

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