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1 hr ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Realistic Fasting Does Not Affect Stable Isotope Levels of a Metabolically Efficient Salamander

Milanovich, J. AND J. Maerz. Realistic Fasting Does Not Affect Stable Isotope Levels of a Metabolically Efficient Salamander.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Salt Lake City, UT, Science

5 hrs ago | Seven Days

Activist Author Mike Bond Talks Elephants and Energy

An Earth Day talk in Burlington by author and environmental activist Mike Bond, sponsored by the Vermont Council on World Affairs , is likely to elicit a mixed response.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science

5 hrs ago | Scientific American

When It Comes to Conservation, Tropical Grasslands Have an Identity Problem [Slide Show]

This savanna, in South Africa's Kruger National Park, is part of a long-term experiment in the effects of burning.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

6 hrs ago | CNN

The Construction of Miaoli County Sanyi Bypass Route, Fu Lu Shou...

In recent years, plans for the construction of Miaoli County Sanyi bypass route, Fu Lu Shou Cemetary and Luxgen Motor's Second Warehouse have been met with controversy as these projects will most definitely lead to the extinction of leopard cats which currently only have a population of less than 500 in Taiwan.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

11 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Comparison of four species-delimitation methods applied to a DNA...

Comparison of four species-delimitation methods applied to a DNA barcode data set of insect larvae for use in routine bioassessment for use in routine bioassessment White, B., E. Pilgrim, L. Boykin, E. Stein, AND R. Mazor.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Indy Media

Threat to lakaswadeep islands ecology

A study on lakashwadeep conducted by kerala state council for science and technology has revealed that coral reefs face the greatest threat from pollution,dredging of navigation channels coral mining and destructive practices like blast fishing.The study warns that sea level rise triggered by global warmings could also be indirectly impacting on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science

Kent Reporter

Kent city officials voice concerns about state's cleanup plan for Landsburg Mine hazardous waste site

Kent city officials continue to be concerned about how the state Department of Ecology plans to handle hazardous waste in a trench above an old coal mine.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Kent, WA, Ravensdale, WA

The News

Efficiency offers excellent value

The point has been made many times: energy conservation has the same kind of value as energy production.

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Related Topix: Science, Opinion

Tri-cityherald.com

Watch Hanford State of the Site in Seattle online

The Department of Energy, Washington State Department of Ecology and the Environmental Protection Agency will give an update on environmental cleanup at the Hanford nuclear reservation and then open the meeting for questions and discussion.

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

The Florida Times-Union

Free starter plans among offerings at Jacksonville's Earth Day celebration Saturday

At Jacksonville's 24th annual Earth Day and Ecology Fair Saturday, Chase will distribute free starter packages to create a sustainable herb gardens.

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Related Topix: Science, Jacksonville, FL, Opinion

New Statesman

Fifty years on, we should celebrate the sea writings of Rachel Carson

It is 50 years since Rachel Carson died, her indomitable spirit finally exhausted by a long struggle with cancer and by a necessary but disheartening battle against the smear campaigns, misinformation and outright lies of the chemical industry she had challenged in her book Silent Spring .

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Related Topix: Science

ABC News

'Koala poop dog' enlisted by Logan council to follow scent of droppings, sniff out habitats

A highly specialised detection dog trained to sniff out koala droppings is on the case in Logan, south of Brisbane, in a bid to boost protection for the vulnerable species.

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Related Topix: Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

EurekAlert!

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science, Entomology

The Daily Nexus

Prolonged Drought Calls for Conservation Measures

California's population is larger than all of Canada's combined, and according to the California Department of Water Resources, its agriculture irrigates 9.6 million acres of land using roughly 34 million acre-feet of water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Ynez, CA

Southland Times

College land proposal

Surplus land at a Hamilton college could be the site for a sustainable education centre and a project to span generations if a community proposal gets the go-ahead.

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Related Topix: Science

Trend

Caspian littoral countries discuss draft agreement in Ashgabat

A meeting on the Caspian issues opened in Ashgabat on April 14 at the level of authorized experts of the Caspian littoral countries, namely, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran, the Turkmen government reported on April 14. The purpose of the meeting is to continue discussing the draft agreement on the conservation and sustainable ... (more)

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Turkmenistan, Science

CSIRO Publishing

Spatial and temporal variation in damage and dieback in a threatened subantarctic cushion species

J. Whinam A C , J. A. Abdul-Rahman B , M. Visiou A , M.-B. F. di Folco B and J. B. Kirkpatrick B A Resource Management and Conservation Division, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment, 134 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tas.

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Related Topix: Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Tradition and ecology

The happenstance that Easter Sunday and Earth Day fall within two days of each other in 2014, leads the author to attempt a sketch towards the synthetic nesting of ecological issues within notions of culture and tradition.

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Related Topix: Science

Scoop

Is The Council Abandoning Takapu Valley?

Wellington.Scoop Will the Wellington City Council defend the people of the Takapu Valley against the Transport Agency's sudden threat to bulldoze a highway through their rural community? You'd expect the council would want to defend such an area.

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Related Topix: Science, New Zealand, World News,

HeraldNet

In Our View/Draft Rule on Fish Consumption: Clean water and public values

The latest example centers on Washington's fish-consumption rate and the state's update to human health water-quality standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Journalism, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

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