Great Oaks gives back to the environment – Voice News

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Apr 272011
 

Dozens of elementary students filled the yard of Great Oaks Elementary on April 20 to give back to the earth. Each student who bared the windy, rainy weather last Thursday afternoon had two things in common: Each had one latex glove on to pick up the trash …
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EPA puts out global call for environment photos – AP – msnbc.com

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Apr 272011
 

Got a camera? The Environmental Protection Agency wants you. The federal agency has embarked on a yearlong campaign to collect photographs from across the United States and around the world for its State of the Environment Photo Project. Launched just …
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Gulf oil spill anniversary renews Arctic drilling debate – Daily Breeze

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Apr 272011
 

WASHINGTON – A year after the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, some experts are pondering the next doomsday scenario – a massive oil well blowout in the icy waters off Alaska’s northern coast. Like the deepest waters of the Gulf, the shallow but …
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Stormwater: a whole lot more than oil runoff – Crosscut.com

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Apr 272011
 

One of the most prominent facts you may think you know about stormwater in Puget Sound isn’t true. Remember when the Department of Ecology touted the image that the torrent of pollutants washed every two years into Puget Sound was comparable to an Exxon …
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Genes, Environment Both Underly ADHD Development – Softpedia

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Apr 272011
 

In a bid to make more sense of how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) emerges, experts have recently conducted a new study on twins. They found that both nature (genes) and nurture (the environment) are involved in this, and that their …
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Earth Networks Showcases Green Intelligence And Environmental Monitoring Technologies

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Apr 262011
 

In honor of Earth Day 2011, Earth Networks, the provider of WeatherBug® products and services and operator of the largest weather observing and lightning network, is showcasing technological advancements that offer green intelligence and environmental solutions in the areas of climate monitoring, energy efficiency and agricultural operations
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Yorkshire Post Environment Awards shortlist: Businesses demonstrate renewable support for those vital green issues – yorkshirepost

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Apr 262011
 

The Yorkshire Post’s 2011 Environment Awards are now just a few weeks away, following a record number of entries this year. Jack Blanchard meets the firms and organisations sponsoring the award categories to discover why they wanted to help to celebrate …
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The Gulf is rebounding from the oil spill – Daytona Beach News-Journal

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Apr 262011
 

Now that more than a year has passed since the Deepwater Horizon blowout claimed 11 lives and unleashed the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, Americans can be grateful that this environmental disaster didn’t do as much damage as many had feared and …
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