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Sinking oil demand, drop in prices put U.S. fracking activity on track for a record monthly decline: report

Offshore oil drillers have started to shut off wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. U.S. fracking activity, meanwhile, is poised to suffer its largest-ever monthly drop in April, according to a recent …

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Dark fishing: Greenpeace investigation uncovers illegal activity – Al Jazeera America

Dark fishing: Greenpeace investigation uncovers illegal activity  Al Jazeera America

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Anaerobic Activity Is a Big Contributor in Marine “Dead Zones”

Algae blooms like these create low-oxygen environments around the world. New research could improve predictions of how much these “dead zones” will grow in the future. Credit: Norman Kuring, NASA’s …

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‘No proof’ Greek vessel activity led to oil leak off Brazil coast – ship manager

The manager of an oil tanker being probed by Brazilian authorities in connection with an oil spill off the country’s coast has found “no proof” of the vessel conducting activities that may have led to …

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Abnormal tornado activity, other extreme weather a sign of climate change? – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Abnormal tornado activity, other extreme weather a sign of climate change?  The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Fracking in Ohio: Amid industry activity, residents start their own shale gas-related health registry

He’s also concerned that this area has become a dumping ground for fracking wastewater, a high salinity, chemical-laced brine. Sengenic doesn’t think the state is ensuring that his drinking …

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Timeline Of Human Activity In Antarctica – The Onion (satire)


The Onion (satire)

Timeline Of Human Activity In Antarctica
The Onion (satire)
Antarctica, Earth's southernmost continent, faces numerous threats from climate change, but many people don't know very much about the isolated area. The Onion looks back at a history of exploration, scientific study, and human activity in Antarctica.

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Vestas Finishes Quarter With Flurry Of Activity, Restructures China Sales Operations

June 30th brought with it the end of the financial year in some spots around the world as well as the end of the second quarter, and Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas finished the month with a flurry of activity, announcing 9 wind turbine orders worth 803 megawatts (MW) and a renewed service agreement for 1,150 MW across the United States

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Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient organisms

Global climate change, fueled by skyrocketing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, is siphoning oxygen from today’s oceans at an alarming pace — so fast that scientists aren’t entirely sure how the planet will respond. Global climate change, fueled by …

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Study: Fracking, human activity culprits behind Texas earthquakes

There has been a recent increase in natural gas extraction — including fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, but other techniques as well — which produces a lot of wastewater. To get rid of it, the water is injected deep into the ground. When wastewater …
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