Environment Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Climate focus beneficialRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 24 | Fiji Times

    ... ake sure that we can churn a different future." Prof Holland is also the director for the USP Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD) which focuses on further research of the environment and climate change.

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  2. Wildlife activist diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Castanet.net

    Gwen Barlee grew up in Penticton, and was the daughter of the late Bill Barlee, former NDP cabinet minister and MLA for the Okanagan-Boundary riding from 1988 to 1996. The committee said in a statement that Barlee's research and commitment to enhancing government accountability set her apart as an advocate for the environment.

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  3. Fifth Third Bancorp commits to becoming an environmental leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | MDJonline.com

    Fifth Third Bancorp, which operates locations in the Marietta and Kennesaw areas, announced its first operational sustainability goals that will promote a healthy and sustainable environment and help protect the planet for future generations.

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  4. Minority lives matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Daily Star

    ... The process is clear: some will gain money and power at all cost, including the cost of human lives and the environment, particularly those lives that are worth less than others. A fire in Grenfell Tower in London spread quickly killing 70 people ...

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  5. Berea mayor says community can do more to be greener cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | News Sun

    Though the city already actively addresses conservation and the environment through several initiatives, Mayor Cyril Kleem told city council at its June 19 meeting it can do more. Some ongoing actions in Berea include curbside recycling , tree programs, energy-efficient lighting, hazardous waste roundups and computer collection and disposal.

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  6. Ozone exposure ups autism odds in at-risk peopleRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 24 | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Elevated exposure to ozone can put individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together, according to a recent analysis. The study is the first to look at the combined effects of genome-wide genetic change and environmental risk factors for autism, and the first to identify an interaction between genes and environment that leads to an emergent increase in risk that would not be found by studying these factors independently.

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  7. Chinese scientist's team breakthrough in making green algae circle a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | South China Morning Post

    ... motor array. Why algae? From an engineer's point of view, each alga is a microrobot. It can feel the environment and move around. It absorbs energy from the surroundings and converts chemical power to mechanical drive. Algae are also fast swimmers. ...

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  8. Massive embezzlement scheme ensnares Leonardo DiCaprio and his non-profit foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | NewsTarget.com

    ... a statement. "The money should thus be returned to the people of Malaysia to stop the massive destruction to the environment and ecosystem from land developments and pollution." There's a chance that DiCaprio wasn't even aware of what was going on ...

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  9. Increased risk for autism when genetic variation and air pollution meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Science Blog

    A new analysis shows that individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to ozone in the environment are at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together. The study is the first to look at the combined effects of genome-wide genetic change and environmental risk factors for autism, and the first to identify an interaction between genes and environment that leads to an emergent increase in risk that would not be found by studying these factors independently.

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  10. Group to form - Batang Bantay Toxics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Manila Bulletin

    ... practices and to form strategies for the protection of human rights, specifically, children's rights and the environment from toxic chemicals and wastes. "It is an extension of Ban Toxics' strategic work with children, schools and communities. We ...

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  11. Ban on incineration in Clean Air Act ill-conceivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Manila Bulletin

    'There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?' - Robert Kennedy The previous column dwelt on the incoherence and contradiction of some of our laws on the environment, in particular the mess in the legislation and implementing rules and regulations on the cutting of trees. The ill-conceived legislation for clean air with the complete ban of incineration of municipal solid wastes in the Clean Air Act of 1999 is another example.

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  12. Recycling mobile phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... It looks as if each technological advance, however glamorous and desirable, casts a longer shadow over the environment. But there is good news: it need not be so. Australians mostly know that electronic devices such as mobile phones and computers ...

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  13. In the heated fracking world, a Boulder company's new chemistry may help cool the watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Daily Camera

    ... Western Resource Advocates said oil companies that are able to recycle their water are helping protect the environment. When oil and gas companies reuse water for hydraulic fracturing, "That really is the most appropriate use. I am really supportive ...

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  14. As a glacier melts, scientists are preserving samples of its ice in AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | The Washington Post

    ... we want to keep this kind of glacier sample because for us it is an encyclopedia of the climate and environment," Ginot said. The French-led Ice Memory organization says its goal is to create a global ice archive sanctuary in Antarctica. It has also ...

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  15. 'We will react and respond to any discriminatory measures against Malaysian palm oil,' warns ministerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Food Industry

    ... Delhaize supermarket could not substantiate claims that its chocolate spread is healthier and better for the environment because it doesn't contain palm oil. "I'm sure that with the result of the court case, the other [manufacturers] who want to do ...

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  16. New disposal site is a huge assetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Messenger

    ... of this important facility. It is a tremendous asset for our community. We urge readers to help keep our environment safer by making full use of it. As often is the case, Americans last year may have established a model to be emulated by the rest of ...

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  17. The Great Projects Launch Sloth Conservation Project - You Can Take It Slow In Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | PRWeb

    ... volunteers to explore. This eye-opening project was founded by two young girls with a passion for protecting the environment, and will educate individuals on the plight of vulnerable wildlife and the detrimental effect that human activity is having ...

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  18. Rick Perry, packing heat, bathroom bill, Pete Sessions, negative Trump newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... business and were therefore unqualified. Perry asserts the cause of global warming is the "ocean waters and this environment we live in." Perry is not providing a root cause. He is citing the consequences of global warming. This distinction escapes ...

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  19. Coul e Verte Ren -Dumont park at Paris - Wikipedia Creative CommonsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 23 | Egypt Today

    ... will launch a campaign in Paris on Saturday for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment. The end goal, organizers said this week, is a legal treaty under which states can be brought to justice for flouting the rights ...

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  20. TOFU power to light homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Daily Monitor

    ... 2014 with the help of a number of institutions including the Research and Technology Ministry, the Central Java Environment Agency, the government of Banyumas Regency and the local community. "Now, 142 of the village's 250 tofu makers pipe their ...

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