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Sri Lanka assessing environment damage from oil tanker fire

Sri Lanka’s government is sending scientists to determine whether a three-day fire on a giant oil tanker off its coast damaged the marine environment …

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Climate Whiplash: Wild Swings in Extreme Weather Are on the Rise – Yale Environment 360

Climate Whiplash: Wild Swings in Extreme Weather Are on the Rise  Yale Environment 360

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Palm oil farming not good for environment: Study

Washington D.C. , Aug 31 : Palm oil has become part of our daily lives, but a recent study serves as a reminder that intensive farming of this crop has a major impact on the environment. Indonesia and …

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School kids are drawn into battle over palm oil and the environment

Schoolchildren in Malaysia are at the center of the controversy over palm oil after staging a play that claimed it causes deforestation and the disappearance of thousands of orangutans every year. …

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‘Matrix acidizing’ no threat to state’s environment, groundwater | Opinion

The discussion this session on fracking at committee … to serve the public. Matrix acidizing does not pose a threat to Florida’s environment or groundwater supplies, or our state’s public health and …

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Environment Committee passes marketing flyer ban, other bills onto General Assembly

HARTFORD — Members of the Environment Committee approved several bills Monday, including those that would outlaw the import and trade of multiple African species, establish a statewide ban on fracking …

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Corporate Insistence On Single-Use Plastics & Protecting The Environment

single-use plasticWhy are so many corporations pledging to reduce single-use plastics instead of eliminating them altogether now

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Could Building Massive Seafloor Barriers Around Antarctica Help Slow Sea Level Rise? – Yale Environment 360


Yale Environment 360

Could Building Massive Seafloor Barriers Around Antarctica Help Slow Sea Level Rise?
Yale Environment 360
Large-scale geoengineering projects that would involve building walls and berms along the seafloor could help stem the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and slow global sea level rise, two scientists contend in a new peer-reviewed study
This Insane Plan to 'Prop Up' Antarctica Could Help Save The WorldScienceAlert
Antarctica warming could fuel disastrous sea-level rise, study findsAnchorage Daily News
Scientists Think A Giant Artificial Wall Propped Up Under …IFLScience
Tech Times –Newsweek –The Cryosphere –European Geosciences Union
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Antarctica tourism regulation urgent for environment – summit – Rappler


Rappler

Antarctica tourism regulation urgent for environment – summit
Rappler
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Tourism regulation in Antarctica has become an urgent matter due to environmental threats, officials from the 53 member countries of the Antarctic Treaty warned at their annual meeting, held this week in Buenos Aires.

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Environment Committee Advances Fracking Waste Ban

HARTFORD, CT — The Environment Committee voted 29-1 Wednesday to forward a bill banning fracking waste to the Senate. There is currently a moratorium on fracking waste that was approved back in 2014, but environmentalists say they can’t predict what …

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