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Court Rejects Plan to Expand New Mexico Coal Mine

Mar 5, 2015
Court Rejects Plan to Expand New Mexico Coal Mine

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New study reveals widespread risk of infectious diseases to wild bees

Mar 4, 2015
New study reveals widespread risk of infectious diseases to wild bees

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125 Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Bees, Pollinators From Pesticides

Mar 2, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. March 2, 2015 - More than 125 conservation, beekeeping, food safety, religious, ethnic and farming advocacy groups today urged President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency to take swift and meaningful action to protect honey bees and other pollinators from toxic pesticides.

“It’s time to stop pesticides from killing our bees,” said Lori...

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The Environment May Change, But the Microbiome of Queen Bees Does Not

Mar 2, 2015

March 2, 2015 - Researchers from North Carolina State University, Indiana University and Wellesley College have characterized the gut microbiome of honey bee queens. This is the first thorough census of the gut microbiome – which consists of all the microorganisms that live in the gut of the organism – in queen bees.

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‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes due to pollution

Feb 27, 2015
‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes due to pollution

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‘Ecosystem services’ help assess ocean energy development

Feb 26, 2015
‘Ecosystem services’ help assess ocean energy development

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Agricultural insecticides pose a global risk to surface water bodies

Feb 25, 2015

LEIPZIG/LANDAU, Feb. 25, 2015 - Streams within approx. 40% of the global land surface are at risk from the application of insecticides. These were the results from the first global map to be modelled on insecticide runoff to surface waters, which has just been published in the journal Environmental Pollution by researchers from the...

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BP says it expects global emissions of carbon dioxide to rise by a quarter in the next 20 years

Feb 24, 2015

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2015 - It may come as a shock, as governments ponder how to tackle climate change, to learn that the world is moving rapidly in the wrong direction.

But BP, one of the world’s six biggest oil and gas companies, says it thinks that, on present trends, emissions of CO2 will be...

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Great Barrier Reef corals eat indigestible plastic

Feb 24, 2015
Great Barrier Reef corals eat indigestible plastic

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Fur trade a suspect in Minnesota monument mercury contamination

Feb 23, 2015
Fur trade a suspect in Minnesota monument mercury contamination

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