Environment Newswire

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  1. CNA Financial Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 ResultsRead the original story

    29 min ago | Insurance News Net

    ... by our fifth consecutive year of underlying loss ratio improvement despite a tough insurance operating environment. Specialty had another year of strong performance and Commercial delivered a three-point improvement in their underlying loss ratio. ...

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  2. Albanian Lawmakers Pass Logging BanRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Transitions Online

    The country has also vowed to crack down on rampant illegal tree-felling, which is blamed for causing 10 times as much deforestation as legal logging, AFP writes . "Albania is faced with an ecological disaster and we are obliged to take drastic measures against forest exploitation for industry and export," Environment Minister Lefter Koka said.

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  3. Super Bowl Waste Management Victory Goes to Geospatial TechnologyRead the original story

    39 min ago | Environmental Leader

    ... everything from large appliances and furniture to old tires, household trash, computers and TVs - poses a major environment, health and safety problem. It's also an economic problem: the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery ...

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  4. Motorboat Noise is Proving Deadly for Coral Reef Fish: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... their prey. This is the first study to look at noise pollution and its effects on fish survival in a real environment. "We found that when real boats were motoring near to young damselfish in open water, they became stressed and were six times less ...

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  5. Why recycle?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    ... waiting for your recycling bin to get there, here are some small, easy ways to make a big difference for the environment and for your family through reducing, reusing and recycling: Paper : Paper makes up about 30-percent of what goes into landfills ...

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  6. Court rules six-winged chicken posts harmed KFC's reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Food Technology

    ... evidence. She added that " the stepped-up efforts by the government in recent years to purify the online environment, as well as some judicial interpretations, have offered us confidence and weapons ". The Beijing government last year intensified a ...

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  7. Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    ... and rehabilitation could take seven to eight years. "When the orangutans arrive here we try to give them an environment that is as natural as possible, that is why we created the forest schools," said Karmele Llano Sanchez, IAR's project director in ...

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  8. Nissan LEAF earns IHS Automotive Loyalty Award for the second year runningRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STARA ...

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  9. Week ahead: Obama budget to tout green prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... proposal, but to meet Obama's request, Congress would need to double its 2016 funding allotment for the LWCF. Environment America put out a list of 10 policies it hopes to see in Obama's budget, including LWCF funding, support for the Park Service, ...

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  10. Indian Point reactors contaminate New York groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Ecologist

    ... officials "to determine the extent of the release, its likely duration, cause and potential impacts to the environment and public health." "While elevated tritium in the ground onsite is not in accordance with our standards, there is no health or ...

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  11. Scientists say window to reduce carbon emissions is smallRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology at Harvard University, said there are moral questions about "what kind of environment we are passing along to future generations." "Sea level rise may not seem like such a big deal today, but we are making choices ...

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  12. Long-Term Global Warming Requires External DriversRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    ... greenhouse gas concentrations," said lead author Patrick Brown, a PhD student at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment. Natural climate cycles alone are insufficient to explain such changes, he said. Using global climate models and NASA ...

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  13. EPA Inspection Reveals Hazardous Waste Violations At Diamond-Vogel Paint Company In Burlington, IowaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Pollution Online

    ... has the potential to harm human health by unnecessarily exposing workers to harmful materials and to harm the environment through possible improper disposal of hazardous materials. In neglecting to conduct weekly inspections of its hazardous waste ...

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  14. Intersex Fish Found In Protected WatersRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Water Online

    ... point," he said. "When fish are getting intersex, it's probably a good indication that something is wrong in the environment," added Vicki Blazer, another researcher with the U.S. Geological Survey. Image credit: "Smallmouth bass (Micropterus ...

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  15. Minnesota lawmakers consider banning neonicotinoid pesticides decimating bees and the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

    Like people in other states across the U.S., Minnesotans are concerned about their declining honeybee populations, and are pushing state regulators to take action. In October, the state Department of Agriculture released an outline on the study of neonicotinoids, a class of neuro-active insecticides similar to nicotine that are killing beneficial insects like honeybees.

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  16. Scientists Discover How Plants Tailor Growth to the SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... through plant science. Research, education and outreach aim to have impact at the nexus of food security and the environment, and position the St. Louis region as a world center for plant science. The Center's work is funded through competitive ...

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  17. Filtered Chemical Workstations use ductless technology.Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ThomasNet

    ... chemical workstations are a series of high efficiency products that provide protection to the end user and environment from hazardous chemical fumes and vapors. The key feature to Isola workstations superior safety is the filtration matrix. The ...

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  18. Concerns raised over EIA plans for DiCaprio's Blackadore Caye, BelizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | San Pedro Sun

    ... over how environmentally friendly the construction will be, what the impacts will be on the neighboring marine environment and how it will affect local fishing guides who depend on the area for tourism based catch-and-release sport fishing. ...

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  19. Tea Party's social positions much more conservative than general publicRead the original story

    May 24, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... New York Times poll showed, "Most Tea Partiers say either global warming will never have a serious impact on the environment or it doesn't exist." Tea Partiers are also much more likely to attend church services on a regular basis, are ...

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  20. Organic Agriculture, Capitalism and the Parallel World of the Pro-GMO EvangelistRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... GM. The case for GM cannot be made in terms of better yields, less chemical inputs, safety, impact on the environment, nutritional value or improved farmers' incomes , so the tactic is to denigrate alternative solutions. And Shatharam's favourite ...

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