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3 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

More - ABC Environment

IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT Mark Poynter , in his attempt to establish that politics rather than science has determined the World Heritage decision in favour of the Tasmanian forests, fails to focus on the science and instead attacks the people providing the science.

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Related Topix: Science, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

7 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Lowering river nitrogen load requires major action

Assessing trends in nitrogen loss is much trickier than exploring how erosion and sediment transport in Iowa have been affected by changing precipitation regimes and extreme events.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science, Agriculture

11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, Global Warming, Science, Bard College, Agriculture

12 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

Claim: we should all be vegetarians to stop global warming

Stanford, CA-Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

16 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Autism Risks Determined Most By Genetic Variants, Not Necessarily The Environment

The bulk of risk factors underlying autism may be based less on rare gene mutation than on common genetic variation, a new joint international study finds.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biology

17 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

WACAM Schools Public On Environmental Protection

Associate Director of WACAM, Mrs Hannah Owusu Koranteng, has advised Ghanaians to protect and preserve the environment at all times instead of indulging in activities that can affect both plants, animals and water bodies.

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Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law

21 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Euless expands its use of reclaimed water to apartments

Euless isn't going quite that far, but the city is providing lightly treated water for irrigating to apartment complexes and other properties in north Euless.

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Related Topix: Euless, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Tarrant County, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Star Online

These bins at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre are for household hazardous waste.

The facility has set up a collection point at the Centre Core's Concourse Level to enable people to dispose of harmful wastes responsibly and safely.

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Related Topix: Science

Daily Kos

Conspicuous in Their Absence. Pesticides and Environmental Impacts.

The authors focus on the 17 major crops that account for the vast majority of calories produced and consumed, inputs used and environmental impacts from agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Breitbart.com

UK Government Minister: I Had More Death Threats From The Greens Than IRA Terrorists

Former UK Environment Secretary Owen Paterson - recently sacked in Prime Minister David Cameron's reshuffle - said today that he received more death threats from green activists than ever he did from Republican and Loyalist terrorists during his stint as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

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Related Topix: Science, Irish Republican Army, Activism

Switched

As Gray Seal Populations Boom, So Do Conflicts As Residents Decry Those They Once Protected

Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.

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Related Topix: Rockland, ME

Pacific Daily News

Better prevent erosion, fight invasive species

The most pressing concern for Guam's environment is that of erosion. As a former candidate for Agat vice mayor, I had the opportunity to study issues affecting the village that showed the erosion of land and the negative effects that resulted from it.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Guam

Summit County Voice

Environment: Another silent spring?

Populations of some insect-eating bird species are declining in areas where scientists measured high concentrations of a widely used neonicotinoid pesticide.

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Related Topix: Science, Entomology, Netherlands, World News, Apiculture

Suria

Australia carbon tax repeal a 'perfect...

Australia's axing of its carbon tax and a plan to replace it by offering incentives to polluters to increase their energy efficiency is "the perfect storm of stupidity", scientists and academics argue.

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Related Topix: Science

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

New Peru law weakens environmental safeguards

Dozens of international groups, the United Nations, and even Peru's own citizen ombudsman are objecting to a new law that weakens environmental protections in the Andean nation even as it prepares to host international climate-control talks this year.

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Related Topix: Science, Peru, World News,

Sunday Herald

Warning as Scottish cities breach EU safety levels of deadly air pollution

Plans to cut dangerous levels of air pollution from traffic in Scotland have been delayed by five years, putting the UK and Scottish governments at risk of multi-million-pound fines for breaching environmental law.

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Related Topix: Science, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Central County, Scotland,

News Observer

Toxic cleanup shifts from dirt near RDU to region's streams, lakes

Matthew Clark of Cary, NC, releases a carp he caught during an afternoon of fishing at Lake Crabtree County Park on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Morrisville, NC.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Morrisville, NC, Science, North Carolina, Johnston County, NC

Grand Island Pennysaver

DEC hearing attendees vent opposition on CWM

Siting board members, charged with determining the future of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, heard an earful from the public Wednesday at Lewiston-Porter High School.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Niagara County, NY, Science, Lewiston, NY, Youngstown, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: No proof fracking hurts environmentGuest Viewpoint:...

Guest Viewpoint: No proof fracking hurts environment Anti-drillers heavily on anecdote and hyperbole to instill fear and hysteria.

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Related Topix: Science, Associated Press, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, New York, 9, Opinion

Brandon Sun

Report says Kitimat, B.C., airshed can accommodate oil, gas, smelter industries

Kitimat's air, water, land and residents can handle prospective oil, gas and aluminum industry expansions in the area, says a British Columbia Environment Ministry report released Friday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, North America, World News

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