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7 min ago | The Telegraph

Tribunal eye on Meghalaya pollution

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.


Related Topix: Science, World News, India, Scanners

4 hrs ago | Mother Jones

The Strange Relationship Between Global Warming Denial and...Speaking English

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.


Related Topix: Science

8 hrs ago | Water Online

New Poultry Litter Applicator Can Cut Nutrient Runoff, Protect Water Quality

Researchers will demonstrate a prototype farm implement that slashes nutrient runoff and bacterial contamination from poultry litter at this year's Manure Science Review.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Ohio State University, E. Coli, Health, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Just Before Hosting Major U.N. Climate Talks, Peru Slashes Environmental Regulation

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.


Related Topix: World News, Peru, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Canon Awarded Top Honors for Environmental Efforts

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.


Related Topix: Canon, Computers, Newsweek, Publishing, Media, Canon USA, Science, Environmental Law, Law

16 hrs ago |

Opponents call for halt to fracking

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.


Related Topix: Science, South Africa, World News

18 hrs ago | Science Daily

Real price of steak: Comparing environmental costs of livestock-based foods

New research reveals the comparative environmental costs of livestock-based foods.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Science, Agriculture, Marketing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

More - ABC Environment

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.


Related Topix: Science, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

Ag Professional

Lowering river nitrogen load requires major action

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.


Related Topix: Weather, Science, Agriculture

The Fresno Bee

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

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)


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, Global Warming, Science, Bard College, Agriculture


Claim: we should all be vegetarians to stop global warming

Stanford, CA-Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Medical Daily

Autism Risks Determined Most By Genetic Variants, Not Necessarily The Environment

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.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biology

WACAM Schools Public On Environmental Protection

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.


Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law

Euless expands its use of reclaimed water to apartments

Euless isn't going quite that far, but the city is providing lightly treated water for irrigating to apartment complexes and other properties in north Euless.


Related Topix: Euless, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Tarrant County, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Star Online

These bins at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre are for household hazardous waste.

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.


Related Topix: Science

Daily Kos

Conspicuous in Their Absence. Pesticides and Environmental Impacts.

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

UK Government Minister: I Had More Death Threats From The Greens Than IRA Terrorists

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.


Related Topix: Science, Irish Republican Army, Activism


As Gray Seal Populations Boom, So Do Conflicts As Residents Decry Those They Once Protected

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.


Related Topix: Rockland, ME

Pacific Daily News

Better prevent erosion, fight invasive species

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.


Related Topix: Science, University of Guam

Summit County Voice

Environment: Another silent spring?

Populations of some insect-eating bird species are declining in areas where scientists measured high concentrations of a widely used neonicotinoid pesticide.


Related Topix: Science, Entomology, Netherlands, World News, Apiculture