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Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster

May 1, 2015
Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster

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Tropical marine ecosystems most at threat from human impact

May 1, 2015
Tropical marine ecosystems most at threat from human impact

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Sustainability Progress Should Precede Seafood Market Access, Researchers Urge

May 1, 2015
Sustainability Progress Should Precede Seafood Market Access, Researchers Urge

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Pesticides alter bees’ brains, making them unable to live and reproduce adequately

Apr 30, 2015

April 30, 2015 - In research report published in the May 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists report that a particular class of pesticides called "neonicotinoids" wreaks havoc on the bee populations, ultimately putting some crops that rely on po...

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U.S. Conservation Group Files Complaint Against Channel 4′s “The Island With Bear Grylls” for Endangered Crocodile-eating Episode

Apr 29, 2015

LONDON, April 29, 2015 - The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal complaint today against Channel 4’s “The Island With Bear Grylls” for an episode that aired last week in which contestants dropped on an island and challenged to survive killed and ate an endangered American crocodile. The American conservation organization’s complaint asks...

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Organic farming can reverse the agriculture ecosystem from a carbon source to a carbon sink

Apr 29, 2015
Organic farming can reverse the agriculture ecosystem from a carbon source to a carbon sink

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Coastal light pollution disturbs marine animals, new study shows

Apr 29, 2015
Coastal light pollution disturbs marine animals, new study shows

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Turf Lobbyists Cultivate U.S.Consumer Product Safety Commission

Apr 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, April 28, 2015 - The principal information the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission uses to assess the health effects of synthetic turf is supplied by industry lobbyists, according to internal records released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Emails and other records obtained by PEER in a Freedom of...

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Aquatic Ecologist Says Dams Are Boxing in Fish, Causing Them to Disappear From Kansas

Apr 28, 2015

MANHATTAN, KS, April 28, 2015 — Call them the canary in the coal mine for water quality; small fish species are being extirpated from Kansas rivers, according to Kansas State University ecologists.

Keith Gido, professor in the Division of Biology; Josh Perkin, 2012 Kansas State University doctoral graduate; and several co-authors have published "Fragmentation and...

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Consumer Reports found one or more types of bacteria on 60 percent of raw shrimp samples

Apr 27, 2015

YONKERS, NY, April 24, 2015 — Shrimp has surpassed tuna in popularity, with each American consuming almost 4 pounds of it on average per year. However, if shrimp isn’t raised, caught, and handled properly, this popular seafood item can pose some potential risks to consumers and the environment.

Consumer Reports recently tested 342 samples...

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