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Since End Of Last Ice Age, Rates Of Global Warming ‘Amazing And Atypical’

In the past 100 years, average temperatures on Earth have changed by 1.3 degrees. Previously, that large of a swing took 5,000 years. That’s the word from researchers who pored over temperature data going back to the end of the last ice age.

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Elephants killed in Gabon since 2004 top 11000 – StarAfrica.com

Elephants killed in Gabon since 2004 top 11000
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Gabon is endowed with 13 percent of Africa's tropical forests and it is reckoned that the country is home to more than half of the continent's forest elephants, put at an estimated population of over 40,000. Dr. Fiona Maisels, Wildlife Conservation

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American Ecology Down 15.7% Since SmarTrend Downtrend Call (ECOL) – Comtex Smartrend

SmarTrend identified a Downtrend for American Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) on April 24th, 2012 at $ 20.87. In approximately 2 months, American Ecology has returned 15.72% as of today’s recent price of $ 17.59. In the past 52 weeks, shares of American Ecology have …
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Gulf Oil Drilling To See Busiest Year Since 2010 BP Spill – Huffington Post

NEW ORLEANS, April 10 (Reuters) – Gulf of Mexico oil drillers will be busier this year than at any point since the BP oil spill in 2010 that upended their industry and soiled their reputation along with parts of the marshy Louisiana coast.
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ENVIRONMENT: Endangered elephants have worst year since 1989 – Delaware Wave

JOHANNESBURG – Large seizures of elephant tusks make this year the worst on record for the endangered species since ivory sales were banned in 1989, with recent estimates suggesting as many as 3,000 elephants were killed by poachers, experts …
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BP Gets 1st Deepwater Gulf Permit Since Spill – msnbc.com

(AP) – U.S. officials have given BP the go-ahead to drill a new Deepwater well in the Gulf of Mexico, its first such permit since last year’s catastrophic oil spill. Regulators said Wednesday BP has met strict safety requirements implemented after the …
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BP files first Gulf drill plan since Macondo – Reuters UK

HOUSTON (Reuters) – BP confirmed on Friday it has filed a plan with U.S. regulators to pursue its first new deepwater oil exploration work in the Gulf of Mexico since the disastrous Macondo spill in 2010. The plan, filed with the Bureau of Ocean …
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BHP first to tap oil since Gulf spill – Age

THE world’s biggest miner, BHP Billiton, says it is the first operator to bring a new well online in the Gulf of Mexico since last year’s BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. An oil well on the Shenzi field was brought into production on May 30 and was …
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Ecology Center: Working for a healthier environment since 1970 – Detroit Free Press

Ann Arbor-based environmental advocacy group. What the leader does: It set up one of the first community recycling programs, helps save land from development and studies toxicity in everyday household and automotive goods. Information: 117 N. Division, Ann …
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Work Environment Index Drops to Its Lowest Point since Inception of Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index – Yahoo Finance

WASHINGTON & NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Please be advised that Gallup and Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY – News ) today released the Gallup-Healthways Monthly U.S. Well-Being Report for February 2011. The Work Environment Index (WEI), measuring …
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