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China and Russia are eyeing up Antarctica — and experts say Australia should be more concerned – ABC News


ABC News

China and Russia are eyeing up Antarctica — and experts say Australia should be more concerned
ABC News
The state of the art RSV Nuyina — which was floated last month — will primarily support Australia's scientific research team in Antarctica, but it also has another purpose: shoring up our territorial claim to 42 per cent of the icy continent, where

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Experts predict more severe weather in coming years – Duluth News Tribune


Duluth News Tribune

Experts predict more severe weather in coming years
Duluth News Tribune
Already in the past 20 years it has been markedly wetter and windier in St. Louis County, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's storm event database. The increasing intensity and frequency of severe weather is a trend
Climate change causing extreme weatherPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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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


New York Times

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


Daily Mail

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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