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  1. Are Mangroves The Solution to Urban Sustainability in Asia?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Inhabitat

    ... converting so much of the city's natural areas into primarily manufacturing zones was impacting both the local environment and citizens' quality of life, the government of Shenzhen partnered with the SWA Group to do a massive overhaul of Shenzhen's ...

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  2. November ballots in Ohio to include record number of initiatives to ban frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... these Community Bill of Rights initiatives would codify community rights to self-governance and a healthy environment. "For too long, the State of Ohio and the oil and gas industry have worked hand-in-hand to strip communities of their right to ...

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  3. This High-Tech Floating Laboratory Will Be a Spaceship for the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

    It's being called a starship Enterprise for the water, and not merely for its futuristic shape. SeaOrbiter , designed by French architect Jacques Rougerie, is envisioned as a high-tech moving laboratory, carrying scientists on long treks through an environment not inherently friendly to human life.

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  4. Visualizations may shape smarter city developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | ComputerWorld

    ... users quickly visualize large amounts of data to find out how different decisions could affect things like the environment and the character of neighborhoods, Waddell said. Software like Urban Canvas can mean planners aren't locked in to drafting ...

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  5. Think Hydropower Is Green? Scientists Believe It Might Emit More Greenhouse Gas Than They ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... "[It's] still a big question mark," John Harrison with Washington State University, Vancouver's School of the Environment told Climate Central . With that, he added that he doesn't think "we really know what the relative greenhouse gas effect of ...

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  6. Could an Israeli-created innovation end world hunger?Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Times of Israel

    ... of consumers as much as pesticides, and while organic produce marketers emphasize their use of non-chemical, environment-friendly pesticides - many based on natural ingredients known to deter bugs in specific crops - they usually don't mention ...

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  7. High Levels of Dangerous Chemicals Found in Air Near Oil and Gas SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | National Geographic

    ... O. Carpenter , the paper's senior author and director of the University at Albany's Institute for Health and the Environment. In 40 percent of the air samples, laboratory tests found benzene, formaldehyde, or other toxic substances associated with ...

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  8. 'Black cloud' leaves Egyptians short of breathRead the original story

    50 min ago | Central Ohio

    ... have been linked to heart disease and cancer. "It's definitely serious," said Ahmed El-Dorghamy, an energy and environment expert at Cairo's Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe. Residents describe the phenomenon ...

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  9. Pennsylvania congressman launches frack waste investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... Affairs, Cartwright opened the new investigation, saying fracking waste can "cause harm to human health and the environment" if not properly handled. On Wednesday, Cartwright sent a letter to Dana Aunkst, the acting secretary of Pennsylvania's ...

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  10. Study: Climate change will make wildfires worse for Arizona, nationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Verde Independent

    ... said that these developments are just the beginning, and it could have drastic consequences for Arizona's environment. In addition to the economic impacts above, Covington pointed to social costs, including harm to water supplies that range from ash ...

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  11. Science could define human wellbeing's breaking pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

    ... and their wellbeing should play a central role in sustainable development? Just as changes to our physical environment can lead to ecosystem collapse, so inequality, lack of education and jobs, and political isolation lead to social instability and ...

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  12. Webinar: Preparing for Ebola in the Water SectorRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Control Design

    ... the water sector about possible risks to staff and treatment operations. The webinar is co-hosted by the Water Environment Federation and will feature a panel of subject matter experts sharing perspectives on Ebola research and the risks in ...

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  13. Ammonium source in open ocean tracked by researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... our waterways and our drinking water," said Hastings, who is also a fellow in Brown's Institute for the Study of Environment and Society. "So if you want to make policy to limit emissions and reduce these pollution impacts, we need to have a good ...

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  14. New York announces $40M for water quality projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHAM-AM Rochester

    ... protecting the state's waterways is "vital" to the quality of life, and that the money will not only protect the environment but help local communities prepare for flood and storms. 1 comment

  15. Endangered SpeciesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    ... The house his father built is just one mile away and now owned by his sister Patsy. If you grew up in a rural environment when I did, you learned to farm, you learned to build, you learned to fish, you just learned to do all these things because it ...

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  16. Nissan LEAF Sets Annual U.S. Electric Vehicle Sales Record a " AgainRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STARA Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and ...

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  17. Poll: Swing-state voters back climate actionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... are less likely to vote for a Republican based on the candidate's positions on energy, climate change and the environment. When asking which issue they had heard about the most from candidates, however, a majority of voters ranked the president's ...

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  18. Blairstown Township Committee race features five candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... management practices, and to support all efforts to preserve Blairstown's rural character and community centered environment. Have you ever served in an elected or appointed capacity in municipal government? A member of the Blairstown Township ...

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  19. Advanced Air Filtration Could Prevent 'Driving Blind' After Sneezing at the WheelRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    ... delivered by Ford cars that will be equipped with the new filter," said Volker Scheer, technical expert, Environment and Health, Ford of Europe. "The new filter is 50 per cent more effective than its predecessor at blocking ultra-fine particles that ...

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  20. Research and Markets: Global Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Market...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Research and Markets: Global Circulating Fluidized Bed Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Alstom, Bharat Heavy Electricals, Formosa Heavy Industries, Foster Wheeler & Mitsubishi Heavy Industries A circulating fluidized bed Boiler is a combustion chamber where various types of fuel are used to generate steam. CFB boilers are clean and environment-friendly boilers, which use a wide range of coal ranging from low quality coal, coal blends, pet coke and various alternative fuel sources.

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