Humpback whales near Antarctica making a comeback, study finds – Mongabay.com

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May 092018
 

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Humpback whales near Antarctica making a comeback, study finds
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Populations of humpback whales living in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica could be rebounding, new research suggests. During the late 19th and early 20th century, commercial whalers hunted humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) to near extinction

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Study finds water near fracked gas field disrupts hormones

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May 012018
 

“Fracking — the process — adds an additional source of endocrine disrupting … “Virtually all conventional wells have fracking and acidizing. Fracking has been going on since the 1970s.” The two areas compared have different geological …

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Depressing New Study Finds the Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone Isn’t Going Anywhere

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Apr 032018
 

Caused mainly by the vast amounts of agricultural runoff from the industries that serve our lust for more of everything, the dead zone is a 9,000 square mile area of ocean that is so starved of oxygen there’s almost nothing living there. “It’s long …

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Company outed for fires in Indonesian palm lease still clearing forests in timber concession, NGO finds

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Mar 252018
 

Agribusiness conglomerate Korindo has since 2017 implemented a moratorium on forest clearing in its oil palm concessions, after it was found to be burning forests in Indonesia’s Papua province. A new report indicates that since then, the company may have …

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Temperature Rise Over 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) Possible In 13 Global Cities In 2020s, Study Finds

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Mar 072018
 

Over just the next decade or so, 13 large global cities are facing temperature rises that could exceed 2° degrees Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit), according to a new report from the Urban Climate Change Research Network at Columbia University.

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Undersea cruise: Humanity’s first visit to the Antarctic seafloor finds it ‘carpeted with life’ – USA TODAY

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Jan 252018
 

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Undersea cruise: Humanity's first visit to the Antarctic seafloor finds it 'carpeted with life'
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The proposal for the sanctuary has been submitted by the European Union to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. It will be considered when the commission next convenes, which is in October. The commission is made up
Watch: Greenpeace submarine video reveals Antarctic seafloor 'carpeted with life'UPI.com

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Particulate Air Pollution Exposure Associated With Lower Sperm Quality, Study Finds

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Dec 212017
 

Lower sperm quality in men and exposure to particulate matter air pollution are linked, according to a new study published in BMJ Occupational and Environmental Medicine
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Plastic Nanoparticles Can Accumulate In Fish Brains & Cause Brain Damage, Study Finds

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Sep 262017
 

Nano-sized particles of plastic can accumulate in the brains of fish and cause damage and behavioral changes, according to a new study from Lund University

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High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits For Many Fish Species By 2070, Study Finds

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Sep 212017
 

Anthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there now, according to new research from the University of Washington.

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The Legal Challenge To Spain’s Capacity Market Payments Is Well-Founded, Finds IEEFA

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Aug 182017
 

A recent call by two environmental organizations for a formal state aid probe into Spain’s payments subsidizing gas- and coal-fired power plants appears to be well warranted, given multiple breaches of European state aid guidelines

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