Artists carve huge forest ‘SOS’ to highlight palm oil’s destructive impact (Video)

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May 122018
 

We’ve written extensively about the negative environmental impacts of palm oil– it’s a biofuel and ingredient that’s now found in a wide range of foods, chocolate, cosmetics– sometimes even under different names. But whatever it’s called, it’s clear that …

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The Impact of Studying Antarctica – JSTOR Daily

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Apr 262018
 

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The Impact of Studying Antarctica
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In 1989, researcher Diana Wall made a field trip to the Dry Valleys region of Antarctica. Writing about it afterwards, she called Antarctica the closest thing on Earth to Mars. At twice the size of Australia, the remote continent boasts a year round

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SOS carved into Indonesian palm oil plantation to highlight impact on people and wildlife

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Mar 092018
 

BANGKOK, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Lithuanian artist has carved a giant SOS message into an Indonesian palm oil plantation to draw attention to the damage done by deforestation. Ernest Zacharevic curated the ‘Save our Souls’ project as …

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Bayelsa Gas Leak: Residents Decry Impact On Koluama Communities

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Feb 102018
 

“As at Monday, the whole community was deserted because the gas leak was choking people as it polluted the air so well all left the community for our safety.” “The oil company officials battled for more than a day between Sunday and Monday to stop the …

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UK petrol prices to rise over next few days due to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on US oil production

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Sep 012017
 

Crude oil production in the Gulf of Mexico is down 13.5 per cent … and while they have been endeavouring to become more self-sufficient through increased fracking they are now having to buy more unleaded from overseas which is reducing the availability …
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This massive iceberg could impact more than just the map of Antarctica – KCRA Sacramento

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Jul 192017
 

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This massive iceberg could impact more than just the map of Antarctica
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It was one small step for security technology, but one giant leap in the wrong direction for robotkind. Advertisement. A security robot in Washington, D.C. — lovingly named Steve — plunged down four steps into a fountain Monday. Photos show the sad, …

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Extreme weather has greater impact on nature than expected … – Science Daily

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May 172017
 

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Extreme weather has greater impact on nature than expected …
Science Daily
An oystercatcher nest is washed away in a storm surge. Australian passerine birds die during a heatwave. A late frost in their breeding area kills off a group of …

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Trump’s Offshore Energy Order Could Impact Gulf of Mexico

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May 102017
 

US oil production has boomed in recent years, primarily because of improved drilling techniques such as fracking that have opened up production … selection of leases in the western and central Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet, leaving contested …
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California sues feds over claims offshore fracking had no environmental impact

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Dec 212016
 

The Center for Biological Diversity has released federal documents that show officials approved more than 1,200 offshore fracks in 630 different wells in four years from 2010 to 2014 in the Gulf of Mexico. The documents show that fracking occurred off the …
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Fayette County Commissioner and oil & gas exec spar over fracking waste and water impact

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Jun 142016
 

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — WV Oil & Natural Gas Association Executive Director Corky Demarco and Fayette County Commission President Matthew Wender debated the merits of Friday’s federal court ruling that invalidated the Fayette County frack waste ordinance.
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