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See Breathtaking Views of the National Parks From Space
Yosemite, Redwood, and other famous parks as they look from outer space
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015, 7:47am
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Soviet-era timber litters Arctic shores
Driftwood on Iceland and other Arctic islands is younger than once thought
Environment
Source: Science
Posted on: Friday, Aug 21, 2015, 7:50am
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This Graphic Shows How ‘Unimaginable’ Wildfires Are on the Rise
"We are seeing wildfires in the United States grow to sizes that were unimaginable just 20 or 30 years ago"
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Friday, Aug 21, 2015, 7:50am
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EPA Proposes New Rules to Cut Climate Change-Causing Methane Emissions
The announcement is part of a continued White House effort to address climate change
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015, 12:04pm
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Can Reusable Bags At The Grocery Store Change What People Buy?
Consumers who prefer reusable bags tend to buy more organic food. Researchers say that makes sense, given that the bags suggest a concern for the environment. But they also buy more junk food.
Psychology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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Papal Encyclical On Climate Change Puts Coal Country Catholics In Tough Spot
Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment is getting a thorough reading in Wyoming, which is the country's top coal-producing state. The letter presents a moral framework for approaching issues such as global climate change, but it's a difficult subject for Catholics in coal country.
Environment
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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This Technology Could Help Predict Where Wildfires Strike Next
Scientists say the technology will be in the hands of firefighters next year
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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Why parched California land is collapsing at rapid rate
California's water emergency is creating a new crisis in one of the world's most important farm regions, the San Joaquin Valley
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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​Grime on city streets becomes pollution in the air
"It may be quite a significant, and unaccounted for, contributor" to urban smog, researchers say
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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Much of Asia’s Celestial mountain glacier ice could melt by 2050
Central Asia's glaciers, which supply water to one of the planet's largest irrigated areas, are melting fast, highlighting a worrying global trend in ice loss
Environment
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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Green sanctuary on top of NYC's largest convention center
​On the Javits Center's rooftop, 17 stories above the hustle and bustle of Midtown Manhattan, lies a green space about the size of five football fields
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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California floats shade balls to battle drought
The 96 million balls are intended as a barrier against evaporation
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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EPA suspends field work at mines while investigating Colorado spill
Federal officials say the water conditions are improving, but some are still skeptical
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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Japan reboots nuclear power despite protests and no waste plan
By Friday, Japan's residents are expected to start getting first nuclear power since the shutdown of 48 reactors that followed the Fukushima disaster
Environment
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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Colorado Businesses Struggle As Toxic Waste Flows Through Animas River
NPR's Melissa Block speaks to Roger Zalneraitis, executive director of the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance, on plans to aid small business owners after the toxic waste spill.
Environment
Source: NPR
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015, 9:46am
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Dozens of dead Indian tigers raise conservation doubts
Though Indian authorities claim numbers are on the rise, wildlife group says not enough is being done to protect the big cats
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015, 9:46am
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Shell Arctic drilling 'risky'
Arctic oil drilling may harm Shell's reputation and cost it dear, says the former BP boss Lord Browne, but Shell says the risks are manageable.
Environment
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015, 9:46am
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Rivers Shut Down Over EPA's Spill Of 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Water
Water samples taken after the spill showed lead concentrations that were 3,500 times the levels normally seen in Durango, Colo.
Environment
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, 10:51am
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Australia criticised over emissions cuts that defy 2 °C target
Pledges on reducing carbon emissions by between 26 and 28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 would not help towards world's 2 °C target, say critics
Environment
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, 10:51am
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​NOAA updates 2015 Atlantic hurricane season outlook
Despite a below-normal forecast, officials warn those on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts to stay "prepared and vigilant"
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Friday, Aug 07, 2015, 9:13am
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Humans accidentally created hidden carbon sink in the desert
The salty aquifers beneath deserts may be storing more carbon than all living plants put together, according to new data from arid regions of China
Environment
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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President Obama Unveils New Power Plant Rules In 'Clean Power Plan'
Key elements include a requirement that would cut the power industry's carbon pollution by 32 percent below 2005 levels in the next 15 years.
Environment
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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New Methane Measurements Suggest Pollution is Worse Than Researchers Thought
Methane can have a major effect on global warming
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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Glaciers melting at "unprecedented" rate
New study finds glaciers are melting faster than perhaps at any other point in recorded history
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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Burp by Burp, Fighting Emissions from Cows
A new compound may help slow climate change by reducing the methane belched by cattle.
Environment
Source: National Geographic News
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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Visit the World's Most Amazing Old-Growth Forests
Here are some of the best places to hug centuries-old trees
Environment
Source: Smithsonian
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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Bushfires turn into fire tornadoes: scientists explain how – video
How scientists analyse the spread of extreme bushfires and the weather phenomena they create.
Environment
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Friday, Jul 31, 2015, 12:58pm
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish
Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
Environment
Source: NPR
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
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U.S. Government Investigating Death of Cecil the Lion
The Department of Justice hasn't said whether they've received an extradition request
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
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Chasing Nighttime Thunderstorms, Trying to Crack Their Mysteries
These nocturnal storms are different from their daytime brethren and we still don't understand how and why they form.
Environment
Source: National Geographic News
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
Rating: | Views: 1138 | Comments: 0
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