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2014/08/28 21:45
2014/08/28 21:45
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Burger King’s plan to merge with doughnut chain Tim Hortons in Canada may be a bad sign for Southeast Asia’s rainforests. Both companies have come under fire from environmental groups for their heavy...
2014/08/28 21:45
2014/08/28 21:45
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2014/08/28 13:41
2014/08/28 13:41
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Burger King, Tim Hortons Merger and Palm Oil Policies The threat this merger poses to the world’s tropical forests... Washington DC - infoZine - Recently Burger King announced a merger with the...
2014/08/28 10:19
2014/08/28 10:19
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KALAMAZOO, MI -- Over the next five years, expect to buy less electricity generated by coal and more from natural gas. And renewable energy such as wind power? That will surge in popularity. Recent...
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2014/08/28 02:34
2014/08/28 02:34
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New NRC rule supports indefinite storage of nuclear waste BRATTLEBORO -- The five-member board that oversees the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday voted to end a two-year moratorium on issuing...
2014/08/25 15:33
2014/08/25 15:33
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The destructive effects of global deforestation have been well-documented. The leveling of rainforest in order to build plantations for the production of palm oil — the world's most widely used...
2014/08/24 11:19
2014/08/24 11:19
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COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI — Palisades Nuclear Plant experienced a "year of recovery" in 2013, after two problematic years that saw multiple unplanned shutdowns and the plant temporarily reclassified as...
2014/08/21 03:20
2014/08/21 03:20
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I am thankful that Humboldt farmers offer products that a majority of food buyers choose if they can. Dairy farmers tell me that organic milk is more profitable, and nationwide organic sales have...
2014/08/18 21:29
2014/08/18 21:29
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Group claims climate change fueling costly wildfires | News - Home Group claims climate change fueling costly wildfiresNonprofit says warming has lengthened fire season POSTED: 1:56 PM PDT August...
2014/08/16 13:44
2014/08/16 13:44
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OLYMPIA — It's an unsettling trend: Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent, and money to prevent and fight them continues to be scarce. As wildfires blaze across Washington, state and...
2014/08/15 07:58
2014/08/15 07:58
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Farmers use water to grow our food, a basic need. No water, no farming, no food. Farmers have been stewards of our natural resources for generations, and have provided jobs and commerce. Despite...
2014/08/13 23:04
2014/08/13 23:04
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... It’s been difficult for American chemical companies to crack the European market because the safety standards there are tougher than they are in the U.S. But that might be changing. A pending free...
2014/08/13 16:27
2014/08/13 16:27
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Journalist and scientific organizations accused the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday of attempting to muzzle its independent scientific advisers by directing them to funnel all outside...
2014/08/11 19:40
2014/08/11 19:40
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With wildfires increasing, how should we fund efforts to stop them? | Local News | The News Tribune The News Tribune Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent...
2014/08/11 07:58
2014/08/11 07:58
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This week, scientists from around the world are convening in Sacramento for the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting to discuss cutting-edge research for a sustainable future. The meeting...
2014/08/10 16:48
2014/08/10 16:48
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This piece originally appeared on Louisiana Senator David Vitter made headlines with conservative websites in the last few days by releasing a report called Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club...
2014/08/08 07:30
2014/08/08 07:30
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According to Greenpeace, that includes all categories of forest from dense primary rainforest down to young, regenerating forest. Anything below 35tC/ha - scrub and open land - is considered low...
2014/08/07 10:14
2014/08/07 10:14
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Reforming the VA Requires Standing Up for Science | Commentary Robert McDonald�s nomination to head the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs was unanimously approved by the Senate recently. �If...
2014/08/05 23:34
2014/08/05 23:34
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Florida Power and Light may operate cooling canals around Turkey Point at higher temperatures, nuclear regulators say, despite a festering algae bloom that has clogged the system, made water hotter...
2014/08/04 13:00
2014/08/04 13:00
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To the Editor: Despite the continued, and strongly voiced opposition to helicopter and aircraft traffic over residential areas on the East End, there seems to be very little political will to affect...
2014/08/28 21:45
2014/08/28 21:45
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