The latest threat to Antarctica: an insect and plant invasion – The Guardian

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Jun 182017
 

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The latest threat to Antarctica: an insect and plant invasion
The Guardian
Antarctica's pristine ice-white environment is going green and facing an unexpected threat – from the common house fly. Scientists say that as temperatures soar in the polar region, invading plants and insects, including the fly, pose a major

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Extreme weather warning lifted for Ontario – CTV News

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Jun 182017
 

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Extreme weather warning lifted for Ontario
CTV News
An extreme weather warning for southern Ontario has been lifted after severe thunderstorms drenched much of the region Saturday. The warning, which was issued by Environment Canada on Saturday afternoon, also included tornado warnings for the …
Environment Canada issues various extreme weather alerts across OntarioThe Daily Courier (subscription)
Environment Canada issues various extreme weather alerts in southern OntarioNewburgh Gazette

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Dynamic Growth In Sustainable Investments Driven By Greater Interest From Institutional Investors

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Jun 182017
 

As their importance for asset owners has steadily risen, assets from institutional investors now account for 82% of the Swiss sustainable investment market. Sustainable investment funds are gaining ground and currently account for 7% of the total fund market

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North Dakota oil industry shows signs of a rebound

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Jun 182017
 

The adoption of fracking prompted companies to pour $ 30 billion into the … and it’s closer to the huge oil refining belt on the Gulf Coast. Still, Scott said he thinks the Bakken will continue to expand. “It’s proven,” he said.
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Mutations identified that enable human transmission of avian flu – News-Medical.net

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Jun 172017
 

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Mutations identified that enable human transmission of avian flu
News-Medical.net
A systematic mutation analysis has shown that changes in just three amino acids of the avian influenza H7N9 virus receptor binding protein confers specificity for …
Is a new flu pandemic just three mutations away?NHS Choices
Research reveals mutations that could enable AI spread to humansMeat & Poultry (registration)

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Animation shows huge crack growing in Antarctica’s Larsen C ice … – Business Insider

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Jun 172017
 

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Animation shows huge crack growing in Antarctica's Larsen C ice …
Business Insider
antarctica larsen c ice shelf rift nov 2016 john sonntag nasa gsfc The giant rift in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, as seen in November 2016.

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Tesla Model 3 Spy Shots Flooding Internet (44 Pictures)

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Jun 172017
 

The internet is flooded with new photos of the Tesla Model 3 both inside and out. Here are few of the best culled from the web.

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Violations levied against refinery, tanker operator for oil leak

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Jun 172017
 

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District slapped two public nuisance violations Friday on an oil refinery in Rodeo and a tanker operator for causing an oil leak in September that sent 120 people to area hospitals with nausea, burning eyes and dizziness …
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A Texas-size chunk of Antarctica partially melted last year – Popular Science

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Jun 162017
 

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A Texas-size chunk of Antarctica partially melted last year
Popular Science
During the El Niño climate pattern, the Pacific Ocean's surface heats up around the equator, and currents carry the warmer than average temperatures to Canada, the U.S., and Antarctica. In this case, El Niño brought rainfall to West Antarctica, which
A Texas-Sized Area of Antarctica Turned to Slush Last YearMotherboard
Scientists report large-scale surface melting event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El NiñoYubaNet
Warm Waters in West Antarctica – EosEos
Inhabitat –Hamilton Spectator –RedOrbit
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