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The Different Faces Of Climate Change: The Zambia Drought

The little rainfall has led to low harvest and difficulties for cattle to graze, in particular in the Southern parts of Zambia where Philip lives. This has resulted in an increase in malnutrition. 2.3 million people in Zambia are now living in need of food assistance, UNICEF is reporting 40% of children under 5 years being stunted, and malnutrition is only expected to increase

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Reviving The “Tesla Deathwatch” — With A Totally Different Spin

After the recent unveiling of the Ford Mustang Mach-E, I feel like it’s time to revive the Tesla Deathwatch. No, not the Tesla Deathwatch that you may have read about on this site before, where certain websites made daily updates gleefully predicting that Tesla would run out of money and be forced to shutter operations

CleanTechnica

How Tesla’s Path To Self-Driving Cars Is Different From Others

The race to fully autonomous vehicles is on. In April, Elon Musk declared that Tesla should have over a million level 5 autonomous vehicles manufactured by 2020. To clarify, that means over a million cars equipped with the necessary hardware capable of driving with no help from a driver. That’s contingent, of course, on the software being ready. In addition, government approvals will be necessary (read: mandatory) long before self-driving Teslas will be commonplace

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For a real Russia collusion story, follow a different trail

Turns out there was foreign money behind these protests. It was no secret then that the Gulf states were funding anti-fracking efforts in America to stop the emerging American energy colossus from turning off the money taps. The Matt Damon movie …
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A Different Kind Of Permian Play

Looking for an MLP set to soar on the back of the Permian shale fracking boom? Targa Resources Corp. isn’t … New petrochemical plants, mostly around the Gulf of Mexico, along with export markets are expected to take the extra supply.
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These two states had the same basic information about fracking. They made very different decisions

Last week, New York Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo banned the practice in his state of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” — blasting chemical laden water deep beneath the Earth at extreme pressures in order to crack rock and release natural gas.
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Antarctica penguins thrived during cold spell — that’s different – NBCNews.com (blog)


BBC News

Antarctica penguins thrived during cold spell — that's different
NBCNews.com (blog)
Penguin populations in the Ross Sea of Antarctica spiked during the short cold period called the Little Ice Age, which occurred between A.D.1500 and 1800, new research shows. The results run contrary to previous studies that found increases in
Penguin poop shows colonies thrived in Antarctica Little Ice AgeLos Angeles Times
Taking the Kids: Reaching out and touching a penguin at Sea World OrlandoChicago Tribune

all 4 news articles »

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EPA: Tar Sands Pipelines Should Be Held To Different Standards

Up until now, the U.S. has had the same rules for all oil pipelines. But the EPA says pipelines that carry tar sands oil, like the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, should have special standards. That’s because tar sands oil spills can release harmful air pollution and are vastly more difficult to clean up than conventional oil spills.

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A different battle – The Age


The Age

A different battle
The Age
In southern Africa, where elephants and rhinos are being slaughtered in huge numbers, former Australian serviceman Damien Mander has set up a private army to take on the poachers. He talks tactics with Nikki Barrowclough. Tweet · Pin It · Email article

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A different battle – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

A different battle
Brisbane Times
In southern Africa, where elephants and rhinos are being slaughtered in huge numbers, former Australian serviceman Damien Mander has set up a private army to take on the poachers. He talks tactics with Nikki Barrowclough. Tweet · Pin It · Email article

and more »

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