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3 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumGOODBYE, Norma Jean

Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we're willing to destroy one of the world's last pristine and unspoiled regions? The U.S. Geological Survey released a report last week stating that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains about one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Global Warming

7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Alaska requests greater involvement in oversight of large B.C. gold mine

Seabridge Gold with regulators on the Mitchell Deposit at the KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Science

9 hrs ago | Ecology Global Network

Shifting Ecologies - Environmental Art Exhibit - Part 3

Over the course of 5 galleries we will offer the work of 58 artists encompassing the complete exhibition, which offers an insightful survey of how artists today are expressing their relationship with our current ecological landscape.

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Related Topix: Science, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Natural Disasters, World News, China, Flood

10 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Zombie Fest 2014 to Benefit Children's Environmental Education Program

EDISON, NJ The environmental nonprofit Edison Wetlands Association will host its first annual Zombie Fest at the Triple C Ranch, the last farm in northern Middlesex County.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Non-Profit, Middlesex County, NJ, Science

14 hrs ago | The Guardian

Carbaryl spraying poses greatest risk for fish, oysters, bees

As I've been walking around my neighborhood, I've noticed that some homeowners have had their lawns sprayed with Sevin .

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Related Topix: Science, Lymphoma, Opinion

19 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

4 reasons to oppose PPL power line here

Another year, another proposal that could result in ugly energy infrastructure running through York County's lush fields and forests.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Peach Bottom, PA, Activism, Science, Opinion

23 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Environmental studies

Our tryst with environmental education is as old as our scriptures. The first major step to weave such a system of learning into the fabric of our educational curriculum was undertaken by Mahatma Gandhi through his seminal scheme of nai talim or 'new education' in 1937.

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Related Topix: Mahatma Gandhi, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Researchers working to improve tidal creek water quality with rain gardens

Years and years of development have affected some natural habitats in southeast North Carolina, including sacred watersheds.

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Related Topix: Science, Wilmington, NC, Home Gardening, Home, New Hanover County, NC, North Carolina State University

Daily Kos

Don't be fooled by pause in global warming caused by 30 year cycle in ocean currents warn scientists

An apparent slowdown in global warming caused by a 30 year ocean cycle could lull people into a misperception that global warming has paused when it has not, reports Math McGrath of the BBC.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Washington

Leinster Leader

Water quality issues for Kildare's sources

ALMOST three quarters of Kildare's water supplies are at good or high status but some need improvement the most up to date progess report on water management plans show.

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Related Topix: Science

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset beach now passing water quality assessments

It comes after the EA issued a warning in May that water at Church Cliff beach in Lyme Regis was deemed 'severely at risk' of failing the standards.

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Related Topix: Science, Devon County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Brandon Sun

B.C. mining boom, recent tailings pond bust prompt environmental fears in Alaska

Heather Hardcastle has spent her life fishing for salmon at the mouth of the Taku River, which starts in a remote corner of northwestern British Columbia before dumping into the ocean near her home in Juneau, Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Juneau, AK, Boat Disaster, Science

Nashoba Publishing Online

Healey touting casino opposition ahead of debate

Ahead of her next debate with Democratic attorney general candidate Warren Tolman, former state prosecutor Maura Healey plans to visit with anti-casino activists in West Springfield to highlight one of the key differences between the primary foes.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, West Springfield, MA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science

Cambridge Evening News

Fish sightings in Stour Brook two weeks after sewage pollution wipes out thousands

A spokeswoman for the Environment Agency has confirmed that the water quality returned to normal "fairly quickly" after a problem at the Anglian Water Recycling Centre in Haverhill around August 5. This led to sewage entering the brook.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vail Daily News

Water in the West: Will Front Range growth trump river health?

Dominique Taylor/Dominique Taylor Photography John Collins from Denver gets a bite while fly fishing on the Eagle River in Edwards.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Edwards, CO, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Southland Times

No more rules please, say farmers

They want Environment Southland to establish best-practice guidelines around hill and high country development instead of enforcing rules on them.

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Related Topix: Science

Examiner.com

PCBs consumer products: Despite ban, dangerous chemicals still in items

Additional testing has revealed several more areas at Wethersfield High School with elevated PCBs, but no air or surface contamination.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Outlook

Centre Sets Three-Year Target to Rejuvenate Ganga

With the Narendra Modi Government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river.

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Related Topix: Science

Forbes.com

Declining Relative Humidity Is Defying Global Warming Models

I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Activism, Dartmouth College, Syracuse University

Science Daily

Neither too hot nor too cold: Evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures

The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.

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Related Topix: France, World News,

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