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Incessant Killing of Elephants Is Killing Africa’s Future – AllAfrica.com

Incessant Killing of Elephants Is Killing Africa's Future
AllAfrica.com
In January 2013 an entire family of elephants – 11 adults and a calf – was slaughtered in the worst single incident of its kind to have occurred in Kenya since the 1980s, an event described as "an unimaginable, heinous crime" by the Kenyan Wildlife

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Predators and prejudice – Republica

Predators and prejudice
Republica
If it turns controversial, they blame India or some other convenient scapegoat, as they did in Karki's case. This is not Because there was excess cholesterol and it was suspected to have come from cows or pigs, India held up the adulterated palm

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Remapping Our Awareness Of Storm Surge Danger

As with Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, nearly all deaths from hurricanes come from storm surge. The danger isn’t well understood by the public, however, so the National Hurricane Center is retooling its forecast and warning systems to better track and alert vulnerable residents.

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Environment

District boutique’s new solar panels shed light on the value of renewable … – Washington Post

District boutique's new solar panels shed light on the value of renewable
Washington Post
Danielson and her husband, who have long been committed to sustainability and “green” energy, just finished installing more than two dozen solar panels on the roof of Forecast, her 35-year-old women's clothing and home goods store near Capitol Hill.
Letter: Solar powerLawrence Journal World
Thanks to state law, solar panels are likely to be a more common sightSt. Cloud Times
Solar panels' quality questionedBoulder Weekly
Insider Monkey (blog) –Lexology (registration) –The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists
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Chris Faulkner: Exposing myths on hydraulic fracturing – Lansing State Journal

Chris Faulkner: Exposing myths on hydraulic fracturing
Lansing State Journal
The energy and economic boom in the Lone Star State is largely the result of hydraulic fracturing — popularly known as “fracking” — a process that enables the extraction of previously intractable natural gas and oil reserves. A solution that is 99.5
Californians Against Fracking will launch coordinated protests around state89.3 KPCC (blog)
California Lawmakers Turn Down Moratorium on FrackingBloomberg
Scattered protests kicks off anti-fracking campaignU-T San Diego
NewsOK.com –Investor’s Business Daily
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House OKs hydraulic fracturing bill – The Southern


FuelFix

House OKs hydraulic fracturing bill
The Southern
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Thursday voted 108-9 in favor of a proposal to permit and regulate hydraulic fracturing drilling for oil and natural gas. While a handful of opponents urged that the controversial drilling process was too dangerous
Illinois House OKs bill to regulate hydraulic fracturingFuelFix
Illinois House passes fracking billChicago Tribune (blog)
Fracking proposal heads to QuinnQuad City Times
NBC Bay Area –ABC News
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