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How slick water and black shale in fracking combine to produce radioactive waste

Radium from within rock leaches from clay minerals that transfer highly radioactive radium-228 and an organic phase that serves as the source of radium-226. Credit: Joshua D. Landis. Radioactivity …

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Antarctica MAPPED out in extraordinarily high detail – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Antarctica MAPPED out in extraordinarily high detail
Express.co.uk
"Up until now we've had a better map of Mars than we've had of Antarctica. Now it is the best-mapped continent.” Prof Howat added that amazingly, the astonishingly high resolution of the map allows scientists to know the exact height of each mountain

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Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands

Greenpeace says global consumer brands continue to buy palm oil from companies that are cutting down Indonesia’s rainforests despite repeated pledges to clean up their supply chains. The …

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Audi e-tron SUV vs. Tesla Model X → Just The Facts, Ma’am

The Audi e-tron has finally been unveiled to the public. Is it a compelling electric car?

CleanTechnica

Gulf oil leak caused by Hurricane Ivan spills much more than thought, federal lawyers say

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse. A Friday court filing in a …

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African countries fighting back against illegal fishing – SeafoodSource (blog)


SeafoodSource (blog)

African countries fighting back against illegal fishing
SeafoodSource (blog)
One in four fish in Africa is still caught illegally, despite the efforts of many African nations to overcome the problem. According to the organization Stop Illegal Fishing, an independent non-profit based in Africa dedicated to ending illegal fishing

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