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An aerial view of oil palm fields of international agro-food company Olam, in Kango, central Gabon, on May 22, 2014.
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'Hawaii needs to address this because the Navy doesn't have any intention of cutting this back,' said Colby Self of the Basel Action Network Live-fire exercises aimed at decommissioned U.S. Navy ships are supposed to hone combat skills and allow sailors and pilots to gain proficiency and confidence in their weapons.
In this July 10, 2014, photo, bird flies over North Dakota's Badlands near the site of a saltwater pipeline spill near Mandaree, N.D. .
In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Environmental Protection Agency acted within its authority when it instituted two measures under the Clean Water Act that address damage from surface mining.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the hotly debated SolarBee project, finding that the weighty floating devices won't significantly impact the lake's "human or natural environment."
Peer-reviewed research, published in the leading journal Nature this Wednesday, has revealed data from the Netherlands showing that bird populations fell most sharply in those areas where neonicotinoid pollution was highest.
The seafood industry has weighed in with a strong submission against Golden Bay-based Chatham Rock Phosphate's application to suction-mine the Chatham Rise.
Microplastics -- microscopic particles of plastic debris -- are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms.
Last week the denial of climate change continued. This time in the form of Kentucky State Sen. Brandon Smith .
Jason Mendelson was driving his Toyota Prius in the right lane of Interstate 64 near Richmond, Virginia, when a white pickup truck with two protruding smokestacks cut into the lane ahead.
Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey, along with their Canadian collaborators, have begun testing high-resolution satellites to observe, track and count polar bears in the cold recesses of the Arctic.
The 4R Research Fund announced it has awarded more than $2 million in grants for four research and demonstration projects that will add to current knowledge and fill existing research gaps regarding fertilizer best management practices.
A chemical used in the water treatment process leaked into the Arkansas River early Wednesday morning near downtown.
One member of Congress is so angry at the Environmental Protection Agency that he introduced a bill Wednesday that would prevent it from working on any new regulations until it conducts an extensive review of every single existing rule, The Hill is reporting.
The third of four smokestacks, known as the Four Sisters, at a the defunct coal-fired plant in Mississauga crumbles during a controlled demolition June 12, 2006.
Miniaturized fuel cells are probed with high brilliance X-rays at the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
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