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7 Year Old Tesla Model S At 98% Battery Capacity Today

In a fresh Reddit discussion, the owner of a 7 year-old Tesla Model S explains that his battery is at 98% battery capacity today. This is another reminder of the reasons Tesla cars are much slower to depreciate in value. Any Model S already has long enough range that its battery can degrade significantly and it’s still a highly practical, no-compromises electric vehicle, but seeing such little degradation is that much better for initial owners and used car buyers

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Cruise Ships Dump 1 Billion Litres Of Sewage Into BC Waters Every Year Causing Dead Zones

The impacts of the sewage (or greywater) range from dead zones for ocean dwellers to suffocating fish, lobster, crab, and other underwater life forms. It also has a large potential impact such as …

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Where Will Denbury Resources Be in 1 Year?

With a roughly $ 500 million market cap, it’s a small oil driller with operations in the Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast regions … Penn Virginia’s primary approach is hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking …

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Ships Spend Hundreds Of Thousands Of Hours A Year Trawling In Europe’s Marine-Protected Areas

When you picture a marine protected area, you might think of a diverse ecosystem where fish, sharks and corals thrive in a healthy, protected habitat. You probably don’t imagine industrial fishing operations scraping the depths of the ocean with large trawling nets

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Buffett not alone: US oil deals double in value in a year

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Warren Buffett isn’t alone in … welcoming consolidation to improve efficiency and the drilling and fracking technology they use. ‘It’s become more expensive and …

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On Earth Day, Collier has its first sea turtle nest of the year

Just in time for Earth Day, Collier County has its first sea turtle nest of the season.The loggerhead sea turtle nest was found Monday morning toward the southern end of Naples beach, said Maura Kraus, principal environmental specialist for Collier County. “We’re early,” she said, adding that the find came about a week sooner than usual. Kraus said that this time last year and the year before, county officials hadn’t discovered any nests. She said she could not remember ever finding a nest this early.

The county’s Sea Turtle Protection Program monitors nests and helps rescue stranded sea turtles. The program also assists in removing dead sea turtles. Monitoring started in 1989 on Marco Island, Kraus said. Whether the early find bodes well for the rest of the season is unknown, Kraus said. She said she is just hoping for a “really good” season.  Sea turtles will be nesting until August, Kraus said. Hatching will start at the end of June and is usually over by late October, she said. According to the county’s 2018 annual report, Collier had 966 nests last year, up from 927 in 2017. In 2016, monitors recorded 1,144.

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Charlevoix fish wholesaler gets year in custody for illegal trout – Detroit Free Press

Charlevoix fish wholesaler gets year in custody for illegal trout  Detroit Free Press

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. (AP) — A fish wholesaler in northern Michigan has been sentenced to a year in custody after pleading guilty to acquiring trout that were …

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Extreme weather continues to batter USA this year: Is global warming to blame? – USA TODAY

Extreme weather continues to batter USA this year: Is global warming to blame?  USA TODAY

Tornadoes in the South, floods in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What’s going on with the extreme weather this year?

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Avian flu: advice for travellers over Chinese New Year – GOV.UK

Avian flu: advice for travellers over Chinese New Year  GOV.UK

The Chinese Lunar New Year or Spring Festival begins on Tuesday 5 February 2019, and marks the start of the Year of the Pig. The celebrations end with the …

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2019 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Finalists

It’s time for another CleanTechnica Car of the Year competition. The cool thing is that there is no Tesla competitor this year, which means we have a legitimate competition in which any of the finalists could win!

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