Environment Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Halifax mermaid company making a splash across Maritime provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Brandon Sun

    ... bachelor of education. She said her company is cashing in on the mermaid trend while teaching children about the environment. "We work on the assumption that children learn the best through play, so we create these play envrionments where they get ...

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  2. Study Says 90% of Seabirds Have Ingested PlasticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TIME.com

    Plastic has long posed a threat to the environment, but new research shows the impact of the material on one particular kind of wildlife may be larger than previously thought. According to a study published this week in the journal PNAS , 90% of seabirds around the world have ingested plastic.

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  3. Coal Ash Can Contain Levels Of Radioactive Elements Up To 10 Times Higher Than Coal ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ThinkProgress

    ... the ash is often dumped into ditches - sometimes unlined - where it can easily come into direct contact with the environment. Under the EPA's forthcoming regulations, all new coal ash pits must be lined - but existing pits only need to be cleaned up ...

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  4. Environment: Scientists say global standards for ocean noise...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Summit County Voice

    ... published their recommendations in a peer-reviewed paper published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment . Seismic survey impulses are among the loudest noises humans put into the oceans, and in some cases can be detected more than ...

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  5. Salmon versus gold in Bristol BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Fisherman

    ... mining project so close to the watershed that feeds the bay would have a tremendous impact on the surrounding environment - including the salmon population. The showdown will be highlighted when President Barack Obama arrives in Anchorage, Alaska ...

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  6. Sue and settle shenanigansRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Hill

    In a scathing report , the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has blown the whistle on the oft-used, controversial "sue-and-settle" tactic used to design environmental regulations. EPW cites the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan as the "quintessential example."

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  7. DuPonta Zorveca Disease Control Receives Registration Approval...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    ... enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com . ...

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  8. City to Spray Insecticide Wednesday to Kill MosquitoesRead the original story

    Wednesday | City of Chicago

    ... been used effectively to control disease-carrying mosquitoes and is non-persistent, decomposing rapidly in the environment. The rapid degradation of this product makes it an excellent choice for control of West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes. The ...

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  9. Michigan stance highlights Clean Power Plan frayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UPI

    ... state plan that reflects Michigan's priorities of adaptability, affordability, reliability and protection of the environment," Gov. Rick Snyder , a Republican, said in a statement. "We need to seize the opportunity to make Michigan's energy ...

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  10. Indonesia to pledge to make deeper emission cuts by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Indonesia will pledge to increase its commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions growth by 29 per cent by 2030, the environment and forestry minister said on Wednesday, but giving few details on how this would be done. An Indonesian girl carries her sister at a slum area as smoke spews from a nearby factory in west Jakarta May 3, 2007.

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  11. World on track for warming 'far above' 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit target: analystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Raw Story

    ... ount for 18 percent of global emissions. AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, health, the environment, technology, fashion, entertainment, the offbeat, sports and a whole lot more in text, photographs, video, graphics and online.

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  12. New wave of faux leather clothes and accessories look like the real thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Can YOU tell the difference? New wave of faux leather clothes and accessories look so much like the real thing even the most hardened fashionistas are fooled The explosion of trendy vegans such as Stella McCartney and Natalie Portman has seen fashion houses make better use of high-quality, eco-friendly materials - which look, feel and even smell just like the real thing. But do they measure up in the style stakes? FEMAIL writer Annabel Fenwick Elliott, a vocal vegan, rounded up the best pleather clothes, shoes and bags on the market to find out... First things first - what's wrong with real leather anyway? In a nutshell, it's unethical, toxic to produce and bad for the environment.

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  13. Recycling Company Fined For Mishandling Waste ChemicalsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Environmental Leader

    ... which is classified as a hazardous air pollutant. After becoming aware that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment was investigating the company's waste handling practices, Riley's brother and business partner, Brian Riley, allowed some ...

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  14. Unchecked global warming could bring worst hurricanes ever seen by the end of this centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inhabitat

    The basic jist of almost every study we see these days related to weather, climate change, and the environment can be summed up in just a few words: it's getting worse. Unfortunately, a new study looking into future storm patterns has a similar message.

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  15. World's 1st organic expo to be held in GoesanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    ... Goesan International Organic Expo and Industry Fair speaks to the press on Wednesday in downtown Seoul. (Prain) "Environment pollution and global warming have brought people's attention to healthier and safer lifestyle. We believe that going organic ...

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  16. Public Health Degrees Equip Arab Students for Regional ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | US News & World Report

    ... problems Qaher is looking to fight. She chose her university because of its emphasis on a collaborative learning environment, experienced faculty and its study plan, which she says contains theoretical and practical courses. Abdellatif Al Husaini, a ...

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  17. Addison Homes Wins 2015 Housing Innovation AwardRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR.com

    ... Standard and DOE Zero Energy Ready Home this home provides its residents a healthier, more comfortable indoor environment along with lower utility bills and fewer maintenance expenses. "The U.S. Department of Energy knows there is one chance during ...

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  18. New initiatives for Somerset as students go back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... and the parking lot has been expanded. "We're certainly hoping that the new driveway will provide a much safer environment for parents and kids," Schoonover said. The roof over the cafeteria/gymnasium of South Elementary School also has been ...

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  19. Best of ESC Congress 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    ... said Prof Derumeaux. "We chose to enlarge our scope this year by highlighting the interaction between the environment and the heart and particularly pollution as a risk factor for CVD. Some of these "new" risk factors will become more and more ...

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  20. Radioactive contaminants found in coal ashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    ... in coal ash," said Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry and water quality at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment. "This study raises the possibility we should also be looking for radioactive elements, such as radium isotopes and lead-210, ...

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