Report Foresees Quick Gulf of Mexico Recovery From Spill Damage

The Gulf of Mexico should recover from the environmental damage caused by the enormous BP oil spill last year faster than many people expected, according to estimates in a new report.
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Batman: Arkham City environment five times bigger than the Asylum – Joystiq

Though the eerie, psychopath-filled buildings that constituted the titular stomping grounds of Batman: Arkham Asylum were pretty expansive, we felt like we’d completely turned it over during our hunt for the Riddler’s secrets. We prefer our in-game locales …
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Analysis Demos ‘Reverse-ecology’ Tool – Redorbit.com

In a demonstration of “reverse-ecology,” biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that one can determine an organism’s adaptive traits by looking first at its genome and checking for variations across a population. The study …
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Environmental police help snag 3 burglary suspects in snowstorm

ROYALSTON – In the middle of a snowstorm, out of radio range of local police dispatch, a green uniform looks every bit as good as a blue one – when one suspects a crime is being committed.
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India’s environment ministry clears Posco’s $12 billion steel plant with riders – Minneapolis Star Tribune

NEW DELHI – India’s environment ministry has given clearance to South Korean conglomerate Posco to build a $12 billion steel plant in eastern India — but with numerous conditions attached. The approval came Monday — more than five years after the …
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Damascus to host civic ecology workshop Feb. 12 – Oregonian

DAMASCUS – City staff will host an informational workshop about civic ecology from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at city hall for residents interested in discussing how to best implement sustainability in the community. The free workshop will focus on …
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Mt. Pleasant Twp. considering new zoning amendment

This article has been read 2931 times. Possible environmental damage from drilling and gas processing activity is addressed in a new oil and gas zoning amendment under consideration for Mt. Pleasant Township.
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Analysis of bread mold genomes demos ‘reverse-ecology’ tool – EurekAlert

Berkeley – In a demonstration of “reverse-ecology,” biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that one can determine an organism’s adaptive traits by looking first at its genome and checking for variations across a population. The …
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Copper thieves make a big mess near Halifax

A spate of bizarre copper-piping thefts has left one community in Nova Scotia wondering whose house will be hit next, and how much environmental damage the thieves may have caused.
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India Environment Ministry Clears Posco Project With Riders – Wall Street Journal

India’s environment minister approved plans by South Korea’s Posco to build a $12 billion steel factory, in a sign that the government is willing to compromise on large projects to keep economic growth on track. Monday’s decision by Minister for …
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