The Aliso Canyon gas leak was a disaster. There are 10,000 more storage wells out there just like it

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May 152018
 

It went on for 118 days in 2015 and 2016 — 25 days longer than the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. More natural gas escaped from that single leaking 10-inch-diameter pipe than 80,000 homes would use in a year. Thousands of residents in …

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An ocean dead zone the size of Florida was just discovered in the Arabian Sea, and it could have ‘dire consequences’ for humanity

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May 032018
 

Researchers measured the world’s largest ‘dead zone’ in the Arabian Sea. It’s the size of Florida. Dead zones are areas of the ocean with low oxygen that can no longer support marine life. It’s caused by warming oceans and agricultural runoff. “The ocean …

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The real palm oil problem: it’s not just in your food

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May 022018
 

PALM oil has become a byword for environmental destruction. Found in food and cosmetics, its growing use is destroying rainforests and endangering species like orangutans. In an effort to turn things around, UK supermarket Iceland pledged last month to …

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This Vegan Snack Bar Company Just Became the First in the U.S. to Get a Palm Oil Free Certification!

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Apr 212018
 

Yes, yes, yes! Enjoy Life Foods, a snack bar company, has just become the first food company in the U.S. to receive a Palm Oil Free certification from the International Palm Oil Free Certification Accreditation Programme (POFCAP) for their new products.

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The ocean ‘is losing its breath’: Number of ‘dead zones’ with no oxygen in open seas has quadrupled in just half a century due to global warming

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Jan 162018
 

Climate change is starving the Earth’s oceans of oxygen, endangering marine wildlife across the globe, research has found. The number of open ocean ‘dead zones’ – areas with no oxygen in which animal life suffocates and dies – has quadrupled in just 50 …

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To round out a year of rollbacks, the Trump administration just repealed key regulations on fracking

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Dec 302017
 

or fracking, on public lands. The regulation from the Bureau of Land Management, which had been opposed by the oil and gas industry and tied up in court, would have tightened standards for well construction and wastewater management, required the …
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Trump Just Axed A Fracking Rule And Wants To Ease Offshore Drilling Safety Requirements

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Dec 292017
 

The Trump administration on Friday axed controversial Obama-era environmental rules for fracking on public and tribal lands … place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster on the Gulf Coast. The public has until January 29 to comment on the …
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A Massive Heat Source Was Just Discovered Under Antarctica, Driving Ice Melt And Volcanism – Forbes

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Nov 082017
 

Forbes

A Massive Heat Source Was Just Discovered Under Antarctica, Driving Ice Melt And Volcanism
Forbes
Recent discoveries have revealed just how volcanic Antarctica really is, despite being hidden underneath massive ice sheets. However, up until now, there remained significant debate as to what is causing the unusual amount of volcanic activity under an …
Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet: NasaLivemint
NASA Discovers Mantle Plume Almost as Hot as Yellowstone Supervolcano That's Melting Antarctica From BelowNewsweek
There's Something Monstrous Lurking Under AntarcticaIFLScience
Metro –Daily Mail –Scroll.in
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A Massive Hole Just Opened Up In Antarctica’s Ice And Scientists Don’t Know Why – Forbes

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Oct 172017
 

Forbes

A Massive Hole Just Opened Up In Antarctica's Ice And Scientists Don't Know Why
Forbes
During Antarctica's winter, a massive hole appeared in the thick ice, baffling scientists who observed this phenomenon twice in as many years. The massive hole spread to be as large as the state of Maine and at maximum extent covered 31,000 square

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