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17/4/2014
When a plane with sophisticated monitoring equipment flew over southwestern Pennsylvania gas drilling sites, checking on how much gas was escaping, the results were startling. Gas coming off the sites was at least 100 times greater than ...   
17/4/2014
Those wind turbines endlessly turning on the hill near your home tell of a changing world. So do the fields of solar panels sprouting from the deserts of California to the plains of Germany. But the world is not changing fast enough, says the ...   
17/4/2014
Four years ago this week, BP`s Deepwater Horizon drill platform exploded. Eleven workers died that day. Their bodies were never found. Over the next 87 days, 210 million gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. It fouled fishing grounds, ...   
17/4/2014
This is the seventh in an ongoing series of articles developed in support of this year's two Katoomba Meetings, both of which are taking place in Latin America. The first meeting will take place on March 19 and 20 at Iguazú Falls, on the border ...   
17/4/2014
The amount of methane emitted by natural gas extraction, including fracking, is grossly underestimated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a new study published in the US-based Proceedings of the National Academy of ...   
17/4/2014
At least 170 dead pigs have been found in a river in northwest China according to state media, the latest food and water safety incident to hit the country. The pigs were found in a tributary of the Yellow River, China's second longest ...   
17/4/2014
To engage the public, Years of Living Dangerously and Sand Wars take different approaches, one is a Hollywood behemoth, the other is shrewd and assailing In the first episode of Years of Living Dangerously, a lavish nine-part US ...   
17/4/2014
It is known that chimpanzees are choosy about the wood that they use to make beds (called nests). However, scientists wanted to know why they preferred one kind of tree over others. For the study, researchers analyzed physical ...   
17/4/2014
A 300-million-year old fossil of Eocasea martini has helped researchers understand the evolution of herbivores. Researchers at University of Toronto Mississauga analyzed the bones. The team found that the Eocasea martini was a tiny ...   
17/4/2014
The Amazon rainforest may release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than it stores during droughts, a February paper in Nature found. Luciana Vanni Gatti of the Nuclear Energy Research Institute in Brazil reached that conclusion in ...   
17/4/2014
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reinforced the call to action from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to limit global temperature increase and avert catastrophic climate change in a statement issued [this ...   
17/4/2014
China's capital has ordered more than 50 companies to shut down this year in an effort to cut pollution but pushing factories out could raise objections in surrounding areas reluctant to host Beijing's polluters. Smog-shrouded Beijing ...   
17/4/2014
Late one night last August, on the chalk downlands of southern England, Paul Kingsnorth stood in a field beside an old-growth forest, two yurts and a composting toilet. Kingsnorth is 41, tall, slim and energetic, with sweeping brown hair and a ...   
17/4/2014
William Tell, in popular legend, takes a stand against a system that undermined his human dignity – tyranny and oppression. He refused to bow down before the hat of the evil bailiff Gessler, but was then forced to shoot an apple off his son’s ...   
17/4/2014
Clean energy: Is a boom coming in 2014? | Photo, Christian Science Monitor
After two years of annual declines, investments in clean energy worldwide jumped 9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2014, according to data released Wednesday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), a London-based energy analysis ...   
17/4/2014
Ms Adams said the country is meeting its international obligations as declared in the 2012 Annual Report on the Operation of the Ozone Layer Protection Act tabled in Parliament. Since the late 1990s, the amount of ozone-depleting ...   
17/4/2014
Scientists have been given permission to grow genetically modified plants that could help protect against heart disease. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has given the go-ahead for the field trial of a crop ...   
17/4/2014
Four leading investment houses discuss the compelling case for sustainable investment and the barriers that are currently stopping it from becoming truly mainstream. This article originally appeared in Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to ...   
17/4/2014
A single-celled green alga that can tolerate extreme conditions may soon be widely used to clean up radioactive effluents and wastewater from nuclear facilities in an inexpensive and environmentally-safe manner. Most organisms are killed ...   
17/4/2014
Japan is considering scrapping a Northwest Pacific whale hunt just days before the fleet's planned departure, media said on Thursday, as the government grapples with its response to an international court ruling against its main whale ...   
17/4/2014
Twelve thousand alien species of animals and plants from other lands have taken up residence in Europe, according to the European Union -- and as human traffic and trade grow, that influx will surely increase. So, according to the House of ...   
17/4/2014
Sharks’ long-held status as primeval “living fossils” unchanged since before the time of dinosaurs has been challenged by a new fossil discovery which suggests the creatures have modernised far more than previously thought. Findings by ...   
17/4/2014
Limiting global warming to 2C from pre-industrial times – the threshold widely agreed by scientists as the target for climate change mitigation efforts – will not be enough to prevent widespread and substantial changes across Europe, according to ...   
16/4/2014
Several new cases of illegal ivory trafficking have come to light within a month of the official launch of Malawi`s "Stop Wildlife Crime" campaign, a joint effort of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife and the Lilongwe Wildlife ...   

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