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  1. Emission limits set for B.C. LNG producersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Kootenay Advertiser

    The B.C. government has set environmental rules aimed at making good on its promise to export the world's "cleanest" liquefied natural gas. Environment Minister Mary Polak introduced legislation Monday to set limits for greenhouse gas and conventional air pollution.

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  2. Light switches help convert carbon dioxide into organic substancesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | ECNmag

    ... 15 minutes. "This way, cells that have grown in red light, which continue to be cultivated in a blue light environment can still perform photosynthesis, but can no longer grow." These "light switches" can be used to control the carbon flow in cells. ...

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  3. Americans Believe Inequality Is The World's Greatest Threat. Other Countries Think DifferentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Switched

    ... threat out of the possible options of inequality; nuclear weapons; ethnic and religious hatred; pollution and environment; and AIDS and infectious diseases. Americans also ranked inequality as the greatest threat, though ethnic and religious hatred, ...

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  4. Emission limits set for B.C. LNG producersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Surrey Leader

    The B.C. government has set environmental rules aimed at making good on its promise to export the world's "cleanest" liquefied natural gas. Environment Minister Mary Polak introduced legislation Monday to set limits for greenhouse gas and conventional air pollution.

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  5. Michigan Awarded $807,000 to Help Protect Western Lake Erie BasinRead the original story

    20 min ago | State of Michigan

    ... others, work one-on-one with farmers to identify and reduce on-farm practices which could pose a threat to the environment, as well as connecting them with U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Bill practices and U.S. Natural Resources Conservation ...

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  6. Newcastle 2014 state byelection candidates have their sayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Star

    ... into our ailing health system, stop the huge cuts to TAFE and increases in fees for students; and a focus on the environment. As a business woman, active community member and mother of two young sons, my key concerns for Newcastle are: that our ...

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  7. Wisdom from Bill GrayRead the original story

    27 min ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... our energy costs and significantly lower the U.S.'s and the world's standard of living, but do nothing for the environment . Only misanthropes could recommend making the world less hospitable for humans - perhaps this is the real reason alarmists ...

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  8. Cleanup urged for heat-trapping methane Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | SFGate

    The United States cannot afford to wait until it understands the amount of methane escaping from oil and gas wells, pipelines and infrastructure before plugging those leaks, officials said Monday. "We know enough to act," Judi Greenwald , a deputy director for climate, environment and efficiency at the Energy Department , said during a panel discussion Monday.

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  9. The Animal WhispererRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Diego Zoo Weblogs

    ... each other on an emotional level. Nicknamed the Animal Whisperer, I knew I had to work with animals and the environment. Growing up in Kansas City, I traveled to the Kansas City Zoo quite often with my family. Even though I was only five, the ...

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  10. My Passion is with NatureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Diego Zoo Weblogs

    ... the age of six, the core of my collective passion while growing up has been centered on all things regarding the environment. In my earliest years of environmental interest, nature fascinated me beyond belief. During this time, rather than being ...

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  11. Research finds tracers help identify frack fluids, improving shale gas wastewater treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WaterWorld

    Scientists at Duke University have recently developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment. The tracers, which were created by a team of U.S. and French researchers, have been field-tested at a spill site in West Virginia and downstream from an oil and gas brine wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania.

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  12. Hazardous waste collection scheduled Nov. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... the event." The collection events, which receive household waste streams that are deemed to be hazardous to the environment, have averaged 500 to 800 households over the past few years. However, last spring's collection day had only 160 ...

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  13. Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher GroundRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Haiti once produced half the world's coffee. The lush, shade-covered mountainsides provided an ideal environment for imported Arabica trees.

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  14. Antibiotic Levels In Farm-Raised Fish Are Safe, But Need WatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... like antibiotics. Antibiotics do not just disappear. Even in trace amounts, over time they can build up in the environment and that gives bacteria another path to developing resistance. In a new study, PhD candidate Hansa Done and Dr. Rolf Halden, ...

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  15. Beijing Marathoners Need Facemasks And Sponges Because Of The Air PollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. The race rules state that there would be medical aid posts ever 5 kilometers, while ambulances would follow runners along the ...

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  16. Weather Channel Founder Challenges UCLA to Offer Balanced Climate Change Debate on ThursdayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... (in fact storms are diminishing). I have studied this topic seriously for years. It has become a political and environment agenda item, but the science is not valid. I am the founder of The Weather Channel and a winner of the American Meteorological ...

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  17. 'Eroding Legitimacy' of Fossil Fuels Industry, Divestment Movement Gains GroundRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    "What is happening?" asked author and activist Naomi Klein in a recent piece penned for the Guardian . "Are fossil fuel companies - long toxic to our natural environment - becoming toxic in the public relations environment as well? It seems so."

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  18. Jerusalem's light rail merges past, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Intermountain Jewish News

    ... - 11 new pedestrian-only streets, a six-mile bike route, grime-free facades, thousands of trees and a cleaner environment. Today, Jaffa Road is the reborn heart of Israel's capital, a bustling locale filled with shops, cafes and thousands of ...

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  19. League of Women Voters holds discussion on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... of the causes and likely impacts of climate change, helping citizens learn what they can do to protect the environment and building broad support for effective climate solutions, we can help put our country - and our planet - on the path to a ...

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  20. Plan to Lease Santa Fe National Forest for Oil and Gas Drilling Risks ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... public interest law firm that works to protect and restore western wildlands and advocates for a healthy environment on behalf of communities throughout the West. We just saw the transformation of little Keene N.H.'s Pumpkin Festival by a horde of ...

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