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  1. Third Oakland Port Blockade Set for October 26Read the original story

    56 min ago | Indybay.org

    ... Cruz Indymedia 10/23/14 Ocean Acidification, Climate Change and Poaching Threaten Pacific Coast Snail Habitat Environment & Forest Defense International 10/23/14 District Attorney to Admits Insufficient Evidence for Prosecution in 2013 Trayvon ...

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  2. Students and teachers protest conditions at St Kitts high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Students at the Basseterre High School joined teachers on Wednesday to protest concerns over the safety of the environment at the school By Toni Frederick BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Dozens of students at the Basseterre High School in St Kitts ...

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  3. EPA should let states handle water quality issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    ... cost estimate, while creating opportunities to identify more cost-effective approaches that still protect the environment. Even the Small Business Administration Office of Agency, the federal agency tasked with providing support and advocating for ...

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  4. College honours climate expertRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nelson Mail

    ... experts in the US. "Nelson College provided a strong basis for his education." Teacher in charge of the Lamb Environment Centre, Ken Ross, said the school bought beehives with funds donated by Lamb. The centre was established in 2009, and Lamb had ...

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  5. Bangladesh: Please Don't Turn Away ... Support People vs. CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    ... adapting to climate change. "Loans are not an option for my country," said Bangladesh Minister of State for the Environment Dr. Hasan Mahmud. "We did nothing to create this problem and we should not be charged in solving it." Unless something is ...

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  6. GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both. ''I am not a scientist,'' Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has said numerous times, a response that other members of his party have employed when asked if human activity is causing the earth to warm.

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  7. Trick or Treat? The Frightening Climate Costs of Halloween CandyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    ... a farmer-owned coop in India where organic growing methods mean that "people get safe, non-toxic food and the environment isn't damaged in the farming process." Added bonus of handing out Alter Eco truffles? The truffle wrappers are made of birch ...

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  8. Petroleum Minister inaugurates Multi-Stakeholder C'ttee on OgonilandRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Efforts by the Federal Government to seek an enduring solution to the issue of environmental restoration of Ogoniland as proposed in the United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP Report, received a major boost on Friday with the establishment of the Multi-Stakeholder Committee on Ogoniland by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The 14-member Committee which is expected to hit the ground running is saddled with the immediate responsibility of proposing a focused engagement and implementation plan with clearly defined steps.

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  9. Zephyrhills celebrates 50 years of bottling waterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... us to pay 1,000 or 10,000 times more for it," she said. Bottlers often get an unfair reputation for damaging the environment, though they generally care about water quality, said Robert Knight, director of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs ...

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  10. Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key in Climate ChangeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Science Blog

    Tiny soil microbes are among the world's biggest potential amplifiers of human-caused climate change, but whether microbial communities are mere slaves to their environment or influential actors in their own right is an open question. Now research by an international team of scientists from the U.S., Sweden and Australia, led by University of Arizona scientists, shows that a single species of microbe, discovered only recently, is an unexpected key player in climate change.

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  11. Ottawa votes: Roads and trash dominate talk in West Carleton-MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... issue in the ward, particularly discontent over rules that require raw groundwater to meet certain Ministry of Environment guidelines when severing lots. If the regulations aren't met, the lot severance can be denied, which has upset some residents. ...

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  12. Report: Europe Retreats On Binding Climate Goals To Wait For UNRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... future leaders to cut CO2 threefold within 20 years - an effort UN experts say is nigh impossible," writes BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin . "Scientists and environmentalists will not be happy - but Europe's leaders have been under heavy ...

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  13. Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

    ... on risk factors. This is just one more piece of the puzzle." "More and more, people are believing in gene/environment interactions," she said. "We do know that about 10 percent of autism spectrum disorders run in families." "This study may take us ...

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  14. Drones Help Map Spread of Infectious DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... s, drones provide a useful new source of detailed spatial information to understand the interactions between the environment and infectious diseases.

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  15. 'Clean-Tech' fastest growing sector in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... resources, especially those that cause pollution and contribute to climate change and other threats to the environment and human health and survival. Canada's economic growth potential through clean energy is huge, but it needs to be given the same ...

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  16. EPA invites communities to apply for assistance to build resilience, pursue revitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CE News

    ... to increase resilience to natural disasters and strengthen the economy while protecting human health and the environment. The Building Blocks program provides quick, targeted technical assistance to communities using tools with demonstrated results ...

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  17. Final weekend for the 'Cedar River Salmon Journey'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    ... environmental problems, but then you go to the river, and the salmon are still coming back. We share our urban environment with these amazing fish, and the fate of Cedar River salmon is directly tied to the choices people make." Join the Cedar River ...

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  18. Decrease of genetic diversity in the endangered Saimaa ringed seal continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... ringed seal is a very mobile mammal and the distances in Lake Saimaa are very short in comparison to the sea environment. In marine environments, only weak differentiation between ringed seal populations living thousands of kilometres apart has been ...

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  19. This little girl isn t taking any chances as she holds her nose closed.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... on risk factors. This is just one more piece of the puzzle." "More and more, people are believing in gene/environment interactions," she said. "We do know that about 10 percent of autism spectrum disorders run in families." "This study may take us ...

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  20. Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key Player In...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... potential amplifiers of human-caused climate change, but whether microbial communities are mere slaves to their environment or influential actors in their own right is an open question. Now, research by an international team of scientists from the ...

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