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Now We Can Predict Where And When Extreme Weather Is Likely To Hit Up To … – Business Insider


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Now We Can Predict Where And When Extreme Weather Is Likely To Hit Up To
Business Insider
The index can predict extreme weather up to 60 days in advance, but it also identifies the regions that should expect to see the biggest increase in extreme rainfall over time. Storm water systems are built based on the average precipitation a city

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Fracking wastewater contaminated — and likely radioactive

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, extracts oil and gas from deep underground by injecting … metal naturally found in many rocks; long-term exposure to large amounts of radium can cause adverse health effects and even diseases such as leukemia.
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Report: Accidents Likely In Environmentally Fragile Seas

The WWF study says that the delicate South China Sea, Mediterranean and North Sea are also among the most prone to shipwrecks.

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Rhinos In Mozambique Likely Extinct, Expert Says; Elephants May Be Next – Huffington Post

Rhinos In Mozambique Likely Extinct, Expert Says; Elephants May Be Next
Huffington Post
He said officials believe poaching must be taking place because rhino horn and elephant tusks carried by Asian smugglers are regularly seized at Mozambique's ports, although at least some of the contraband could be from animals killed by Mozambican

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Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, health study results likely years off – The Denver Channel


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Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, health study results likely years off
The Denver Channel
With New York entering the fifth year of review of the process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, growing calls to wait for the Geisinger Health System study to be finished could push a final decision back several more years, frustrating
Nirav Shah, New York Health Commissioner, Says Fracking Recommendation Huffington Post


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Obama’s Pick For EPA Head The Most Likely To Cause Controversy

Gina McCarthy could find herself on the hot seat in the battle over global warming.

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Ten endangered pygmy elephants found dead in Malaysian forest were likely … – National Post

Ten endangered pygmy elephants found dead in Malaysian forest were likely
National Post
A 'heinous crime' for trinkets and chopsticks: Elephant family of 12 slaughtered as poaching on the rise · Video: See the moment a team of rescuers pull a baby elephant from a muddy well. “The death of these majestic and severely endangered Bornean

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Ivory trafficking charges likely – Hawke’s Bay Today

Ivory trafficking charges likely
Hawke’s Bay Today
It is believed that at least 5000 and up to 50,000 elephants are being killed each year, with Africa in the midst of an epic slaughter, according to conservation groups. A report by WWF International has warned that the ivory trade even threatened

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Florida Primary 2012 Likely To Shift GOP Candidates’ Focus To Environment – Huffington Post

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Four years after the GOP’s rallying cry became “drill, baby, drill,” environmental issues have barely registered a blip in this Republican presidential primary. That’s likely to change as the race turns to Florida.
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Eastday-New rules likely to raise price of rare earths

BEIJING – Rare-earth prices will continue to climb, experts say, because of the stricter environmental standards that producers will have to meet by Aug 1, and document in applications they submit for environmental review.
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