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WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco and alcohol industries

GENEVA (Reuters) – The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its product, a study published by …

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Alien planets rich in oxygen may not necessarily be home to life, shocking study says

Each mixture contained water, carbon dioxide, ammonia and methane and was heated … plasma and UV light – the researchers found that the various compounds generated oxygen and organics including form…

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Small changes in oxygen levels have big implications for ocean life: Study

Within this slice of ocean below the surface and above the seafloor are oxygen minimum zones (OMZs), large regions of very low oxygen, according to the study published in the journal Science Advances. …

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New study first to predict which oil and gas wells are leaking methane

A new study to published in Environmental Geosciences is the first to offer a profile of which oil and natural wells are most likely to be leaking methane. Research published in June in Science …

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Global Warming Will Increase Number of Strong El Niños, Causing More Extreme Weather, Study Says – The Weather Channel

Global Warming Will Increase Number of Strong El Niños, Causing More Extreme Weather, Study Says  The Weather Channel

Researchers say the weather phenomenon will come more frequently in the decades to come.

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Sustainable Palm Oil Isn’t As Sustainable As You Might Believe, According To A New Study

Palm oil products labelled as “sustainable” aren’t living up to environmental expectations, according to a new study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment. A team of US and Russian …

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Pitt researchers study co-treatment of acid mine drainage and fracking wastewater

The University of Pittsburgh recently published a study that found co-treatment of acid mine drainage and shale gas wastewater to solve a couple of environmental issues, according to a news release fr…

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A Light To Study & Play After Dark

Imagine a life without light. It’s a daily reality for 1.1 billion people globally, half of whom reside on the African continent. The Little Sun Foundation is working to change this , starting in Rwanda, where the organization brings solar light to thousands of school children.

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New Study Suggests Extreme Weather Will Become More Common – Claims Journal


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New Study Suggests Extreme Weather Will Become More Common
Claims Journal
Persistent weather conditions, including dry and wet spells, generally have increased in the United States, perhaps due to rapid Arctic warming, according to a Rutgers-led study. Persistent weather conditions can lead to weather extremes such as

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Study ties fracking to radioactive wastewater

Two Dartmouth studies recently established a link between fracking and the production of radioactive wastewater. Lead researcher and earth sciences professor Josh Landis and his team found that the pr…

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