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  1. Evidence on climate change aside, it's business as usualRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in China for jobs in the big cities. These migrants quickly develop middle-class expectations of a healthy environment in which to raise their children. Popular anger over pollution is so widespread, and so deep, that I believe the government will ...

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  2. Scientist Brings Love Of Lemurs To Aquarium In NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Canaan Daily Voice

    ... has pushed lemurs to the brink of extinction. This led her to begin working in conservation to save the lemurs' environment and to the establish the national park, which opened in 1991. "What choice did I have? These animals were going to go extinct ...

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  3. China Admits That A Fifth Of Its Farmland Is ContaminatedRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... health advocates have identified several 'cancer villages' in China near factories suspected of polluting the environment where they say cancer rates are above the national average." As we've reported in the past , China's air pollution has become a ...

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  4. Researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | Science Daily

    ... Bing Professor in Environmental Science at Stanford and senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment "Until the next asteroid slams into Earth, the future of all known life hinges on people, more than on any other force," Daily ...

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  5. A day for saving the earthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Bremerton Patriot

    ... Industrial factories were belching smoke and sludge into the air and water without any fear of the consequences. Environment was a word that had little or no meaning to most. Around that time, Rachel Carson's 1962 book "Silent Spring" was getting ...

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  6. Arbor Day and Tree City USA Plantings Slated During Earth Week CelebrationsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | City of Montrose

    ... landscaping also refers to landscaping with speci?c goals of reducing pollution and improving the local environment by enhancing and restoring habitat, solving ecological problems, reducing maintenance, or just beautifying surroundings, all using ...

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  7. Findings shed light on seagrass needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Science Daily

    ... tank waste. Tom Frazer, a professor of aquatic ecology and director of the School of Natural Resources and Environment at UF/IFAS, looks for seagrass in Florida's Gulf Coast. A new study Frazer helped supervise shows how much light seagrass need to ...

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  8. EPA Proposes Plan To Remove Toxic Sediment From The Passaic River;...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Water Online

    In an historic action that will protect people's health and the environment, and benefit riverfront communities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed a plan to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles of the Passaic River in New Jersey.

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  9. Miami-based National Water Dance Project aims to raise awareness of threats to a crucial resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Miami Herald

    ... Yantis says. "Each art work encompasses a different aspect of water ecology and man's interaction with the environment. Everyone has a different angle on how to address these issues." Technology has also been crucial to Water Dance. Participants ...

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  10. Minnesota rural electric cooperatives are leaving their customers behindRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... Minnesota. Our cold and snowy state with long winterS is nevertheless proving to be an extremely solar-friendly environment. Take Dennis Hamm of Chatfield, Minn., for example. He farms 650 acres, raises 130 head of cattle and also grows corn, ...

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  11. How to make a terrible idea even worse: Burn coal to make ethanolRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... very significant ways and this biorefinery is another example of what can be accomplished when states create an environment in which private industry can thrive." Source

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  12. Climate change study: 82 percent of Calif. native fish species risk extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2013 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... a UC Davis professor of fish biology, said the mix of cold-water fish species that define California's aquatic environment are at risk. Decades hence, they could be largely usurped by invasive species such as carp, largemouth bass and green sunfish. ...

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  13. Court rules for the EPA against Texas againRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

    ... a Texas-based challenge to the regulations, saying the federal government acted reasonably to protect the environment and public health from poisonous gases and cancer-causing chemicals released into the air by the burning of fossil fuels. ...

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  14. Here's what the Headwaters Fund is doing for youRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Times-Standard

    ... through social and environmental projects that promote healthy communities and protect and enhance the natural environment" Now some have claimed that the original $18.4 million Headwaters Fund was intended to retrain displaced timber workers. That ...

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  15. Earth's extinction rate highly exaggerated: StudyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... species actually thrive there, said Elizabeth Hadly, senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. This indicates that human-altered landscapes can foster more biological diversity than we anticipated, Hadly said. The ...

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  16. B.C. environment minister warned about LNG greenhouse gas emissionsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big challenges with greenhouse gas emissions.

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  17. Black gold: Africa's blessing and curseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... argue that the seismic survey is a cover for hidden oil prospection that could have serious consequences for the environment. For Kinshasa, the bottom line is the need to find oil for the economic development of the country, which misrule and ...

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  18. Mendocino County set to celebrate Earth DayRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... environmental protection. Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" published in 1962, raising public awareness for the environment and public health, set the stage and 1970, the first celebration, marks the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth ...

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  19. Letter: Fracking hurts environment with methaneRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    It indicates massively higher methane emissions from fracking than the Environmental Protection Agency had initially estimated -- by between 100 and 1,000 times higher.

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  20. Crop Lines: Time to collect those hazardous farm wastesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

    ... sit idle around farm buildings and homes will eliminate the threat these products pose to human health and the environment. It also releases individuals of the liability and high cost associated with disposing of these products on their own. There ...

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