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Coast Guard orders Taylor Energy to stop 14-year oil leak

The Coast Guard is coming down hard on the owners of a broken oil platform that has been allowed to leak off southeast Louisiana for more than 14 years. New federal estimates put the leak rate at the …

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Huge Artificial Wall Under Antarctica Could Stop Glaciers Melting and Prevent Sea Level Rise – Newsweek


Newsweek

Huge Artificial Wall Under Antarctica Could Stop Glaciers Melting and Prevent Sea Level Rise
Newsweek
Princeton's Michael Wolovick and John Moore, from the Beijing Normal University, say an artificial wall to stop warm water getting to Antarctica's glaciers would prevent further melting. This wall would be “the biggest civil engineering projects that
Scientists think a giant artificial wall propped up under Antarctica's ice sheets could stop catastrophic sea level riseBusiness Insider India
Could a giant underwater wall help save glaciers from collapse?Fast Company
Propping up glaciers to avoid cataclysmic sea level risePhys.Org
The Guardian –The Cryosphere
all 23 news articles »

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DeSantis’ envionment plan: Help Everglades, ban fracking, stop discharges, study red tide

TALLAHASSEE – Ron DeSantis says he’ll work to halt discharges from Lake Okeechobee that lead to the green algae scourge, ban fracking, study the red tide plaguing the Gulf Coast and restore the Evergl…

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The Fight to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Continues—in the Bayous of Louisiana

It is meant to ferry crude oil that comes all the way from the fracking sites in North Dakota … reducing the basin’s ability to buffer storm surges from the Gulf and operate as a spillway for river …

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Nope, Elon Didn’t Promise You A Unicorn. Stop Lying.

I’ll be honest, I’m a little tired of the phrase “Elon promised [insert your favorite blue unicorn or Model 3 production target].” I’ve actually had this draft started — just the title — for over two months, but it doesn’t seem to lose its relevance

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EU will limit the use of palm oil as car fuel but won’t stop it

It’s a planet-wrecking fudge. The European Union’s own scientific reports have shown that its renewable energy policies are actually increasing carbon dioxide emissions and driving deforestation. Yet it is only going to tweak some of the offending …

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Why a ‘pirate’ who’s tried to stop whalers near Antarctica is stopping – Chicago Tribune


CNN International

Why a 'pirate' who's tried to stop whalers near Antarctica is stopping
Chicago Tribune
The Steve Irwin, the flagship vessel of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, moors in Hong Kong in April 2016. Sea Shepherd Paul Watson said in August 2017 that the organization will not intercept Japanese whaling vessels this season because the …
Kiwi conservationist disappointed whaling will go unopposed in AntarcticaNew Zealand Herald
Sea Shepherd permanently abandons Antarctic whaling face-off over Japanese military fearsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Sea Shepherd says it will abandon pursuit of Japanese whalers …The Guardian
Deutsche Welle –BBC News –MercoPress –Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
all 100 news articles »

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Why a ‘pirate’ who has tried to stop whalers near Antarctica is stopping – Washington Post


Washington Post

Why a 'pirate' who has tried to stop whalers near Antarctica is stopping
Washington Post
Every year, Japanese boats with the word “RESEARCH” stenciled on the side head to the Southern Ocean to hunt for hundreds of whales. And every year since 2005, Paul Watson has used pirate-like tactics to try to stop them. The ships of Watson's Sea …
Kiwi conservationist disappointed whaling will go unopposed in AntarcticaNew Zealand Herald
Sea Shepherd permanently abandons Antarctic whaling face-off over Japanese military fearsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Sea Shepard Aborts Missions to Stop Japanese Whalers in AntarticaNewsBeat Social
National Post –ABC2 News –BBC News –Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
all 67 news articles »

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Oklahoma’s fracking-induced earthquakes are not going to stop

This wasn’t supposed to happen anymore. In recent years, Oklahoma has seen a massive uptick in earthquakes, a rise that has been linked to wastewater injection wells used in fracking operations. There are already several class action lawsuits over …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

Trump Officials Urged To Stop Dumping Of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf Of Mexico

A Trump administration proposal to continue allowing oil companies to dump unlimited amounts of offshore fracking chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law and threatens imperiled marine wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity warned …
fracking wastewater – BingNews