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Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone Is 3 Times Larger Than Long-Term Targets

The dead zone remains 3X larger than long-term established targets … director of NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. “Although there has been some progress in reducing nutrients, the …

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Florida County Goes To Court Over “Acid Fracking” Near Everglades

“Florida County Goes To Court Over ‘Acid Fracking’ Near Everglades.” He reports: In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many diff…

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Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica’s Blood Falls – Motherboard


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Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls
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Blood Falls is an aptly named feature in Antarctica. The 100-foot stream of water running down the side of a glacier is a deep, rich, blood red. Though we've known for decades what causes the red color, it took more than 100 years for scientists to

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Polish Gov’t Approves Amendment To Support More Renewable Energy

An amendment was approved by the upper house of the Polish parliament recently to support more investment in green energy. This development might be a step in the right direction for a country which relies heavily on coal, but the amendment still needs to receive the President’s signature

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Crews to remove oil from decades-old shipwreck off Newfoundland coast

TWILLINGATE, N.L. — More than three decades after it sunk off Newfoundland’s picturesque Notre Dame Bay, work begins Tuesday to extract leaking bulk oil from the wreck of the Manolis L. The paper car…

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Indonesia bets big on biodiesel to limit costs of oil imports

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to require all diesel fuel used in the country contain biodiesel starting next month to boost palm oil consumption, slash fuel imports, and narrow a yawning current …

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