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Dissolved oxygen and pH policy leave fisheries at risk

During the past two decades, scientists have learned how hypoxia and acidification can act and interact to harm marine organisms. Hundreds of low oxygen or dead zones have been identified across the …

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Exclusive: Machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil producers, buyers

The palm oil industry, long-accused of large scale deforestation, is bracing for another hit to its business: machinery lubricants seeping into the world’s most consumed edible oil during processing.

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Tornadoes, damaging wind and deadly floods leave trail of destruction across south-central US – AccuWeather.com

Tornadoes, damaging wind and deadly floods leave trail of destruction across south-central US  AccuWeather.com

A multi-day severe weather outbreak impacted millions across the south-central U.S. and the threat for additional storms is not over.

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Japan’s decision to leave IWC is out of step with global efforts to rebuild the health of the oceans

expanding ‘dead zones’, plastics entering marine food chains and destruction of key habitats such as mangroves and coral reefs. The latest IPCC report points out how the effects of climate change are …

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Devastating California wildfires leave 74 dead, more than 1,000 others unaccounted for

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for California through Sunday as humidity drops and wind gusts could get up to 40 mph in the Camp Fire zone. The Camp Fire ignited Nov. 8 …

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“Adults claim that they are doing something about climate. But look what a mess they leave for young people!”

James Hansen and his granddaughter, Sophie Kivlehan, gave a wonderful and inspiring speech at the COP23 in Bonn
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Thieves leave pipeline valve open, gallons of oil spill out

As soon as the villagers got to know about the diesel leak, several of them gathered to fill their cans for use in tractors. Police suspect that several gallons of oil was wasted due to the incident. On Monday , police officials and the oil company’s …
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Leave Arctic Oil Under the Seafloor

Accidents happen. The risks in the Arctic are huge if drilling happens in the Chukchi Sea. Cleaning up a blowout or major spill in the Arctic’s icy environment is impossible. Shell’s drilling rig Kulluk after running aground on Sitkalidak Island …
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‘Ultimate team players’: Wounded Canadian veterans leave for gruelling … – National Post


National Post

'Ultimate team players': Wounded Canadian veterans leave for gruelling
National Post
On Tuesday evening a team of eight wounded Canadian soldiers, 15 Canadian business people and five specialists departed for Antarctica, where they will scale Vinson Massif, the highest summit on the continent. In a climb that could last 15 days they

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Extreme weather to leave Detroit shivering, Southern California drenched – CNN


CNN

Extreme weather to leave Detroit shivering, Southern California drenched
CNN
(CNN) — Mudslides, cold, flooding. The barrage of extreme weather feels relentless. Another arctic blast is bringing subzero temperatures to the Midwest, pushing the mercury below freezing as far south as Florida. Detroit public schools will be closed
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