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Greek Shippers Cop To Texas Oil Leak, Will Pay $4M Fine

Law360 (November 27, 2018, 8:07 PM EST) — Two Greek shipping companies pled guilty in Texas federal court to dumping oil from the ballast tanks of a ship while docked in Houston and Port Arthur and h…

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Pitt researchers study co-treatment of acid mine drainage and fracking wastewater

The University of Pittsburgh recently published a study that found co-treatment of acid mine drainage and shale gas wastewater to solve a couple of environmental issues, according to a news release fr…

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Oxygen Could Have Been Available To Life As Early As 3.5 Billion Years Ago

In the first stage of photosynthesis, cyanobacteria use light energy to split water into protons, electrons and oxygen with the help of a protein complex called Photosystem II. Photosystem II is made …

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Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem’s Inability to Adapt to Climate Change – Smithsonian


Smithsonian

Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem's Inability to Adapt to Climate Change
Smithsonian
The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average, triggering extreme weather events that threaten to transform the icy tundra into a desolate landscape of dead vegetation. But the consequences of this phenomenon, known as “Arctic browning
The Arctic is turning brown due to extreme weather and meltingEarth.com
Extreme weather turning Arctic brown, may impact climate change: StudyKashmir Reader
Extreme weather 'turning the Arctic brown' by killing off plant lifeThe London Economic

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Poultry farmers and bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian … – GOV.UK


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Antarctica: Scientists discover graveyard of dead continents beneath ice – The Independent


The Independent

Antarctica: Scientists discover graveyard of dead continents beneath ice
The Independent
The eastern section of Antarctica is buried beneath a thick ice sheet. Some scientists simply assumed that under that cold mass there was nothing more than a “frozen tectonic block,” a somewhat homogeneous mass that distinguished it from the mixed up …

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Removing Indonesia palm oil levy will not help prices – refiner group

JAKARTA, Nov 27 (Reuters) – An Indonesian government decision to lower the levy on crude palm oil (CPO) exports to zero would remove incentives for local refiners, a palm industry refiner body …

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Meanwhile In China, The Electric Mobility Revolution Is In Full Swing

Hanna Yanchuk met with Mr. Huang Hongsheng, the Chairman of Skywell New Energy Vehicle Group, and talked to him about the electric mobility revolution happening in China.

CleanTechnica

Overturned truck leaks hundreds of gallons of oil near Goffstown’s drinking water supply

WEBVTT CREWS ARE WORKING FAST TO KEEP THE SPILL CONTAINED. THE LITTLE TRUCK RESTS ON ITS SIDE IN GOFFSTOWN, HOURS AFTER THE 911 CALL WAS MADE. >> I BELIEVE THE CALLER WAS THE DRIVER AND HE DID NOT KNO…

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