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  1. Oil and gas emissions can create - extreme' ozone pollution, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Canada.com

    ... of potential for this sort of thing to be going without being noticed." Atmospheric scientist Shoa-Meng Li at Environment Canada was also involved with the study but was unavailable for comment. And Environment Canada's media office, which insists ...


  2. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    22 min ago | Business Wire

    ... harmless method that never fails to ask questions about what we accept and what we shouldn't accept in our environment. For these reasons I was keen to be involved in this project," explained Moose, who originates from Leeds. "Electric cars and ...


  3. Brady WilkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Sag Harbor Online

    ... decisions are being made about quality-of-life issues. And those quality-of-life issues directly related to our environment. That was one of my concerns, getting people on board to look at the whole picture. I'm currently developing work plans, ...


  4. MP defends environmental recordRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Salmon Arm Observer

    ... China. Or India." Mayes said there isn't anyone in the House of Commons who doesn't think protecting the environment is one of the number- one responsibilities. "We have different approaches. Our government's approach has been, I think, a constant ...


  5. Watts Aims at Summit Deforestation Pledge & MissesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    In an attempt to obscure the success of last week's climate events in New York, Anthony Watts over at WUWT quotes a frequent guest blogger on the site, Eric Worrall, who states, "Now that its all over, the climate spinners are already hard at work, desperately trying to reframe the New York climate shambles as a win for the environment." However, coverage of the People's Climate March was anything but desperate - with headlines extolling the record breaking outpouring of civil society members - and the UN Climate Summit has been widely touted as a historic and successful moment in which government and business leaders made commitments and affirmed a common wish to reach an international agreement next year in Paris.


  6. Nanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland SedimentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... run the experiment under varying conditions. The Duke study was done using small-scale replications of a wetland environment, called "mesocosms," that include soil, sediments, microbes, insects, plants and fish. These ecosystems-in-a-box are ...


  7. GE Foundation Commits $1.5 Million to Support New Orleans Skills and Economic DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... announcement was made today during the world's largest annual water quality conference and exhibition, the Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), where the GE Foundation, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Delgado ...


  8. Happy Anniversary: 1 October Marks 18 Years Without Global Warming TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    ... real hot real fast when the hiatus ends. -Ronald Bailey, Reason Online, 9 September 2014 Former United Kingdom environment secretary Owen Paterson launched an attack against the "wicked green blob," saying policies to stop global warming might do ...


  9. Emissions control, LNG tax set to heat up debate at B.C. fall sitting: finance ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... of the organization they represent. The organization we represent is the taxpayers of British Columbia." The Environment Ministry said in a statement that the "government is working to ensure any LNG facilities built in B.C. are the cleanest in the ...


  10. What 35,000 Walruses Forced to the Beach Tell Us About Global WarmingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... bears have told us and what many indigenous people have told us in the high Arctic, and that is that the Arctic environment is changing extremely rapidly and it is time for the rest of the world to take notice and also to take action to address the ...


  11. Zimbabwe Tobacco Revival Causes Forests to Go Up in SmokeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... of white-owned commercial farms by President Robert Mugabe's government. The revival is coming at a cost to the environment. In the place of 1,400 commercial farmers who ran large mechanized operations, more than 90,000 small-scale cultivators rely ...


  12. Star struck!: Chris Hemsworth meets Tony Abbott and Julie Bishop at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... it all the more poignant and important for me.' 'It's the right of every child to have a safe and nurturing environment to grow up in and unfortunately that's not always the case. 'It's up to all of us as a community, as human beings, to take care ...


  13. Algeria: Algeria-UNDP - Six Associations Benefit From Micro-Financing for Environmental ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Memorandums of understanding on environmental projects funded by the Global Environment Facility as part of the micro-financing programme of non-governmental organizations were signed, Tuesday in Algiers, between six Algerian associations and the Facility, under the aegis of the United Nations Development Programme . The signing ceremony was held at Foreign Affairs Ministry, at the wrap up of an international workshop on GEF's financing mechanisms, chaired by Director of Environment and Sustainable Development at the ministry Latifa Benazza and the UNDP's Resident Representative in Algeria and the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Algeria Cristina Amaral.


  14. Pak, India urged to collaborate for preserving environment in Siachen : October 01, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Senate Defence Committee Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Wednesday urged Pakistan and India to prepare a joint strategy for preserving environment and combat the consequences of climate change and global warming in the Siachen region. Briefing media about his committee's visit to Siachen, the Chairman proposed a three point plan for peace in Siachen and termed it as a pointless conflict of the last 30 years, waste of human and material resources.


  15. Environment Newsbits for October 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Balanga City, Bataan - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the city government here conducted a formal training in "cocomat" weaving to some 200 residents of the city's coastal villages of Bagumbayan, Tortugas, Pto. Rivas Ibaba and Itaas.


  16. Global index ranks the world based on quality of life for the over-60sRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... rate in old age. Capability covers the employment level and educational status of older people, and 'Enabling environment' includes physical safety, social connections and access to public transport. Globally, by 2050, the report claims the number ...


  17. District councils form 'task team' to tackle estuary water problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | North Devon Gazette

    ... is having and the impact of agricultural run-off on water quality. Members listened to presentations from Environment Agency and South West Water representatives, before firing questions at them and resolving to set up a task team which would ...


  18. Mushahid presents three-point peace plan for SiachenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- The Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain, who returned Tuesday from a visit to Siachen with members of his Committee, told media outside the Parliament House that the time has come for both Pakistan and India to treat an issue of promoting human security and protecting the environment to face the consequences of Climate Change, rather than a needless waste of human lives, money and material in the name of national security. Senator Mushahid Hussain proposed a three-point plan for peace in Siachen and termed Siachen as "a pointless conflict of the last 30 years, waste of human and material resources".


  19. EPA awards CU $4 million grant for research of drinking water purificationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CU Independent

    ... simpler and more affordable for rural communities to implement the water treatment technology that suits their environment. Small towns might have miles of pipeline between two houses, so water quality is more likely to degrade in rural areas as it ...


  20. Greendex: 'Going Green' Is Growing Stronger,...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... safety of their food. Moreover, some still do not believe that eating meat, particularly beef, is bad for the environment and not very sustainable. National Geographic reports that the most sustainable diets include fruits, veggies, grains and beans ...