Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000 – The Guardian

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Oct 122017
 

The Guardian

Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000
The Guardian
A colony of about 40,000 Adélie penguins in Antarctica has suffered a “catastrophic breeding event” – all but two chicks have died of starvation this year. It is the second time in just four years that such devastation – not previously seen in more
Thousands of Adelie penguin chick deaths lead to call for increased protections in AntarcticaABC Online
Two baby penguins survive breeding seasonSBS
Not so 'Happy Feet': Penguin breeding collapses prompt calls for more protectionBrisbane Times
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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times

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Jul 142017
 

Los Angeles Times

Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
Los Angeles Times
Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
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3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

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Jan 212017
 

To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a great deal to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not just because it puts all of human society at great risk, but also because it’s one of the worst economic moves a politician can make

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Bay Long oil leak caused by federal BP disaster contractor

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Sep 082016
 

It’s one of those ironies that Louisiana may have to get used to: the 5,250-gallon spill of crude oil discovered Monday in Bay Long, part of Barataria Bay, was caused by a contractor working on a project aimed at restoring the effects of the BP oil spill …
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‘Disaster’ loans made available for small businesses affected by … – MassLive.com

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Aug 282016
 

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'Disaster' loans made available for small businesses affected by …
MassLive.com
The U.S. Small Business Administration has made disaster loans available to small businesses affected by extreme weather.

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Obama Administration Approved Gulf of Mexico Offshore Hydraulic Fracking During 2014 Deepwater Horizon Disaster

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Jun 292016
 

Regulators point out that offshore fracking and “acidizing” are much smaller in scale than the … there is a “lack of toxicity data” on chemicals used in the fracking process, but regulators concluded that the chemicals don’t cause much harm …
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Obama Administration Approved Gulf Fracking During Deepwater Horizon Disaster

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Jun 252016
 

Regulators point out that offshore fracking and “acidizing” are much smaller in scale than the … that there is a “lack of toxicity data” on chemicals used in the fracking process, but regulators concluded that the chemicals don’t cause much harm because …
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How 10 Years of Fracking Has Been a Disaster for Our Water, Land and Climate

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Apr 302016
 

Most of the water and toxic chemicals used in fracking — sometimes along with naturally occurring radioactive materials — return to the surface as wastewater, causing greater risks to our waterways and drinking water. Fracking wastewater has leaked from …
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A California Gas Leak Is the Biggest Environmental Disaster Since the BP Oil Spill

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Dec 292015
 

It will take at least several more months to find the source and repair the leak, which requires careful drilling far from the tank itself to avoid igniting the gas and causing an explosion. Advertisement A relief well is being connected to the leaking …
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