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28 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science

21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science

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,

GhanaWeb

Chief to sue EPA for environmental degradation

The Paramount Chief of the Western Nzema Traditional Area in the Western Region, Awulae Annor Adjaye, is contemplating a legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, over what he describes as the Agency's negligence in dealing with the excessive degradation of the environment particularly due to mining activities in the region.

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

The Miami Herald

US appeals court upholds Obama administration limits on air toxins

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxins, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as central to President Barack Obama's environmental agenda.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, US Politics, Barack Obama

Medical Daily

Inequality And The Environment: People Of Color Live In Areas With More Air Pollution

Researchers find that, on average, people of color are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide outdoor air pollution when compared to white people.

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

Vancouver Sun

B.C. exempts ski resorts, sweet natural gas plants from environmental reviews

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Science, Canada

West Hawaii Today

Benzene spill highlights China's latest water pollution woes

On Friday the government of Lanzhou, China, informed its 3.6 million residents that their drinking water would be carcinogenic for the next 24 hours.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science, China National Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Opinion

Reuters

China angered by U.S. environment chief's visit to Taiwan

China said on Tuesday it had lodged a protest with the United States over a visit by Washington's environmental protection chief to self-ruled Taiwan this week.

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Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ma Ying-jeou

Ma'an News Agency

World Bank to provide $13 million for Gaza environmental projects

The World Bank will provide $13 million in grant money for environmental projects in the Gaza Strip, a statement said Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Science, Israel

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