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2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Japan strikes back on whaling

Japan has laid out a roadmap back to commercial whaling in its first comprehensive response to the International Court of Justice ban on its Antarctic "scientific" hunt.

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7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Environmental agency gets ready to celebrate for Earth Day

Employees of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality are participating in the "12 Days of Earth Day" through their embrace of activities that can be done both at work and at home.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Travis County hosts Earth Day celebration

Earth Day is a national celebration that takes place every year on April 22nd. Earth Day marks the founding of the modern environmental era.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science, Prison, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Extend BP's Suspension From Government Contracts

It's been four years since the BP Deep Water Horizon disaster where an oil rig explosion in the Gulf killed 11 workers and triggered the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Oil Spill, Science

16 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

China Admits That One-Fifth Of Its Farmland Is Contaminated

Unbridled industrialization with almost no environmental regulation has resulted in the toxic contamination of one-fifth of China's farmland, the Communist Party has acknowledged for the first time.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

19 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

How BP turned a whole community into an endangered species

Whether you live in Seattle, Baltimore, or Schenectady, N.Y., if you've had an oyster dish, chances are the shelled delicacies came from the Gulf of Mexico, most likely off the Louisiana coast, which produces a third of the nation's oysters.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Oil & Gas, Science, Oil Spill, Life, Food, Seafood, African-American, New Orleans, LA

23 hrs ago | The News Tribune

On climate, business as usual isn't good enough

WASHINGTON The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tech Review

Selling Teslas in China Won't Do Much for the Environment

China, a fast-growing car market, is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide and struggles with urban air pollution.

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Related Topix: Science, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan

Science Daily

In sex-reversed cave insects, females have the penises

Little-known cave insects with rather novel sex lives have been discovered by researchers.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, World News, Brazil

NewsReview.com

Hands-on environmentalism

For the 35th anniversary of its Endangered Species Faire, the Butte Environmental Council is returning to where it all began.

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Related Topix: Science, Cal State Chico, Family, Kids, Chico, CA

CE News

Stream Environment Zone restored

The Snow Creek Stream Environment Zone restoration project in North Lake Tahoe, Placer County, Calif., has earned the Envision Platinum award for infrastructure sustainability - the highest level attainable in the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision rating system and the first platinum rating awarded by ISI.

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Related Topix: Science, Placer County, CA, Tahoe Vista, CA, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

I4U Future Technology News

California Gray Wolf: California to Protect Gray Wolf

The decision to include the gray wolf among the endangered species list has been postponed in California.

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Reuters

Beijing's bid to move polluting firms watched warily in nearby regions

China's capital has ordered more than 50 companies to shut down this year in an effort to cut pollution but pushing factories out could raise objections in surrounding areas reluctant to host Beijing's polluters.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science, 9

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WireNews+Co

Environmental Head McCarthy At National Taiwan University

Thank you for the introduction, Dr. Yang. Thank you to the students, faculty, and staff of National Taiwan University.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, World News, Taiwan

The Auto Channel

Nissan Leaf Free Charge Program

Nissan today announced the expansion of its successful "No Charge to Charge" promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Marketing, Science

Nanaimo Daily News

SWN Resources proposing test wells in New Brunswick, but no fracking for now

The company at the centre of a fracking controversy in New Brunswick said Wednesday it hopes to drill four test wells next year that will help determine the location of shale gas deposits in Queens and Kent counties.

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Sys-Con Media

Environmental Leaders Along With Tourism Council Announce Dates For...

Guests can visit nearby attractions such as the Whale Shark Exhibition and view a display of the winning marine figures made by local high school students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Science

Examiner.com

Ten apps for Earth Day

Earth Day may be recognized only once a year, but there are ways to help Mother Earth every day through the use of mobile apps and the recycling of old devices.

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

Science Daily

Deforestation could intensify climate change in Congo Basin by half

By 2050, deforestation could cause temperatures in the Congo Basin to increase by 0.7 C. The increase would intensify warming caused by greenhouse gases by half, according to a study by researchers at the University of Leuven, Belgium.

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Related Topix: Science, Global Warming, World News, Belgium

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reuters

Beijing says one third of its pollution comes from outside the city

About a third of the air pollution in China's smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Science,

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