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7 min ago | The Telegraph
Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya has come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal again, just months after the tribunal had banned 'rat-hole' coal mining in the state.
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4 hrs ago | Mother Jones
Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one.
8 hrs ago | Water Online
Researchers will demonstrate a prototype farm implement that slashes nutrient runoff and bacterial contamination from poultry litter at this year's Manure Science Review.
12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
In a move likely to receive heavy backlash at least up to the U.N. climate conference in Lima, Peru in December, Peru's government just rolled back environmental regulations in an effort to boost mining.
12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions
U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two prestigious green rankings that Canon has been awarded for their environmental and sustainable efforts.
16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A South African environmental group renewed its call for a moratorium on shale-gas fracking, as the government moves closer to a decision on whether to allow the process opponents say imperils water quality.
IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT Mark Poynter , in his attempt to establish that politics rather than science has determined the World Heritage decision in favour of the Tasmanian forests, fails to focus on the science and instead attacks the people providing the science.
Assessing trends in nitrogen loss is much trickier than exploring how erosion and sediment transport in Iowa have been affected by changing precipitation regimes and extreme events.
This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ... (more)
Stanford, CA-Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.
The bulk of risk factors underlying autism may be based less on rare gene mutation than on common genetic variation, a new joint international study finds.
Associate Director of WACAM, Mrs Hannah Owusu Koranteng, has advised Ghanaians to protect and preserve the environment at all times instead of indulging in activities that can affect both plants, animals and water bodies.
The facility has set up a collection point at the Centre Core's Concourse Level to enable people to dispose of harmful wastes responsibly and safely.
The authors focus on the 17 major crops that account for the vast majority of calories produced and consumed, inputs used and environmental impacts from agriculture.
Former UK Environment Secretary Owen Paterson - recently sacked in Prime Minister David Cameron's reshuffle - said today that he received more death threats from green activists than ever he did from Republican and Loyalist terrorists during his stint as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.
The most pressing concern for Guam's environment is that of erosion. As a former candidate for Agat vice mayor, I had the opportunity to study issues affecting the village that showed the erosion of land and the negative effects that resulted from it.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 09:08 pm
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