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Palm Oil Is Everywhere in India—And Public-Health Experts are Worried

Dr. Anoop Misra drew back the flimsy curtain in his office, and the patient stepped down from the exam table, gently tugging the bottom of his shirt so as to obscure a considerable midsection. “I’m no…

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Palm oil ‘disastrous’ for wildlife but here to stay, experts warn

IUCN Newly planted oil palm within a plantation in Sabah, Malaysia. It is consumed daily by billions of people but palm oil is “disastrous” for wildlife such as orangutans and tigers, according to an authoritative new report. However, the analysis …

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Nuanced Tesla Model 3 Review … EV Predictions From 14 Experts … Tesla Model 3 Motor … (#CleanTechnica Top 20)

The top 20 stories of the week on CleanTechnica didn’t include a single Tesla article

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Baker Institute experts: Geopolitical risks to US oil supply lowest since the early 1970s

HOUSTON – (Jan. 5, 2018) – The geopolitical risks to the United States’ oil supply are the lowest since the early 1970s, due to fracking, climate action and … guarantees for America’s Persian Gulf allies remain important, enhanced U.S. oil …

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Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn – New York Times


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Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn
New York Times
While trying to avoid alarmism, global health agencies are steadily ratcheting up concern about bird flu in Asia. Bird viruses that can infect humans — particularly those of the H7N9 strain — continue to spread to new cities there. Since October 2016

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Experts plan cleanup of Hawaii boat wreck leaking oil

HONOLULU (AP) – The Coast Guard says pollution cleanup could take weeks for a fishing boat that smashed into a shallow reef off Hawaii and has been leaking oil and fuel into the water. The vessel was taking workers from Southeast Asia and other Pacific …
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Is Arctic warming causing extreme weather? Experts disagree – E&E News


E&E News

Is Arctic warming causing extreme weather? Experts disagree
E&E News
Just in time for cooler weather, scientists are presenting new evidence that extreme winter temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere are linked to the polar vortex. And they say the new research may support a heavily debated scientific theory that the

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Experts head to Antarctica in search of ‘lost’ meteorites | Daily Mail … – Daily Mail


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Experts head to Antarctica in search of 'lost' meteorites | Daily Mail …
Daily Mail
The University of Manchester will brave the frigid environment of Antarctica to search for 'lost' meteorites in 2020. The iron meteorites are believed to hold clues …
British scientists to lead hunt for fragments of 'dead planets' hidden …The Sun

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Experts: U.S. and Cuba on verge of historic oil spill accord

An accord would also be critical to protecting the Florida coastline because Cuba could allow offshore drilling in 18 months. An oil spill in Cuban waters could reach the Florida Keys in less than a week. “Ecosystems and marine life don’t know where a …
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How to limit fracking quakes: Drilling experts offer best practices

A new report from a coalition of industry experts and academics conclusively links hydraulic fracturing and fracking wastewater disposal to local seismic activity, but stops short of prescribing model regulations. The 150-page report from the StatesFirst …
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