Wildlife & Environment

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Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton

Jul 21, 2015

July 20, 2015 - Oceans have absorbed up to 30 percent of human-made carbon dioxide around the world, storing dissolved carbon for hundreds of years. As the uptake of carbon dioxide has increased in the last century, so has the acidity of oceans worldwi...

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Ecological Restoration to Battle Parasites

Jul 20, 2015
Ecological Restoration to Battle Parasites

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ClimateTruth.org Launches to Fight Disinformation on Climate Change

Jul 20, 2015

July 17, 2015 - Today, climate advocacy group Forecast the Facts announced a re-launch as ClimateTruth.org. The new name reflects the broader scope of work undertaken by the group since its initial launch in 2012.

Since then, Forecast the Facts has pushed more than 24 Fortune 500 companies to suspend sponsorship of climate disinformation...

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Polar bear metabolism less resilient to summer ice melt than expected

Jul 17, 2015
Polar bear metabolism less resilient to summer ice melt than expected

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Hydraulic Fracturing Linked to Increases in Hospitalization Rates in the Marcellus Shale Region

Jul 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 15, 2015 - Hospitalizations for heart conditions, neurological illness, and other conditions were higher among people who live near unconventional gas and oil drilling (hydraulic fracturing), according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University published this week in PLOS ONE. Over the past ten years in the...

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EPA, advocates: fracking wastewater too hazardous for sewage treatment plants

Jul 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, July 16, 2015 – Toxic fracking wastewater shouldn’t be treated at facilities that can’t handle its hazards, Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.), clean water and public health advocates, and more than 30,000 Americans said today, a day before the public comment period closes for a proposed federal rule to prohibit fracking waste shipments...

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Protection Sought for Pangolins, World’s Most Illegally Trafficked Mammals

Jul 15, 2015
Protection Sought for Pangolins, World’s Most Illegally Trafficked Mammals

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Global trends show seabird populations dropped 70 percent since 1950s

Jul 14, 2015
Global trends show seabird populations dropped 70 percent since 1950s

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To avoid dangerous shark encounters, information trumps culling

Jul 14, 2015
To avoid dangerous shark encounters, information trumps culling

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A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) approaches a kayaker in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Credit, C &...

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One of World’s Rarest Turtles Heading Back to the Wild

Jul 13, 2015
One of World’s Rarest Turtles Heading Back to the Wild

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