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Methane Leaks from Oil & Gas Exploration: A Health Nightmare

EPA’s own researchers used records from the oil and gas sector to estimate how exploration and extraction projects like natural gas fracking and flaring at oil refineries contribute to small particles …

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Dispatches from Antarctica: A Windy, Alien Terrain – NOVA Next


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Dispatches from Antarctica: A Windy, Alien Terrain
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October 22, 2018 (written October 27):. Nothing could have prepared me for the moment the C-17 door opened into the Antarctic winds. It was warm and toasty where we all sat inside the cargo hold. The plane came to a stop, the door creaked open, and

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Some of Earth’s Water Came From A Stream of Hydrogen Long Ago, Scientists Say

Only on Earth did this hydrogen mix with oxygen to create the watery world we know today. There are a number of theories surrounding the formation of Earth’s global ocean. Comets, which hold a …

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Oil leak prevented from spreading in Simon’s Town harbour

Cape Town – An oil leak from an old navy tugboat, De Mist, at the Simon’s Town harbour has been prevented from spreading further. The 39-year-old decommissioned vessel sank on Friday in gusty winds of …

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Data From a Dead Satellite Reveals Lost Continents Under Antarctica – Motherboard


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Data From a Dead Satellite Reveals Lost Continents Under Antarctica
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Scientists have detected long-lost continents hidden under Antarctica's ice sheets using data from a satellite that has been dead for five years. The new research, published in Scientific Reports, sheds light on the murky geological history of

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Oil in Upper 9th Ward drainage canal stems from Entergy transformer leak, crews working to clean spill

Crews were working Thursday afternoon (Nov. 1) to contain and clean oil leaked from an Entergy transformer into a drainage canal along Peoples Avenue in the Upper 9th Ward, the energy company confirme…

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Weird ‘Singing’ Coming From Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf Recorded by Scientists – Newsweek


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Weird 'Singing' Coming From Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf Recorded by Scientists
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A weird “singing” sound has been recorded coming from one of Antarctica's vast ice shelves. The “song” was recorded over two years during observations of seismic changes to the Ross Ice Shelf—a slab of ice about the size of Texas. "It's kind of like
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You Can Save Orangutans From Extinction By Standing Up to Dirty Palm Oil!

The real impact of the exceedingly popular ingredient palm oil is becoming increasingly known, for the worst reason possible: orangutans are going extinct. As consumers, we can avoid buying products t…

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Fracking wastewater from Pa. often ends up in Ohio. Some residents say they’ve had enough

Michelle Garman used to marvel at the 22-acres of land around her home in Vienna, Ohio, less than 10 miles from the Pennsylvania border. “I would lean out my back window and say, ‘oh my god, I …

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How an Extreme Endurance Athlete Trains to Trek 704 Miles From Antarctica to the South Pole – SELF


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How an Extreme Endurance Athlete Trains to Trek 704 Miles From Antarctica to the South Pole
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Jenny Davis likes to run and ski long distances. Really long distances. In December, the 32-year-old extreme endurance athlete will attempt her longest distance yet: a 704-mile trek from Antarctica to the South Pole. “It's something I've been building

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