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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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Study: Temperature a dominant influence on bird diversity loss in Mexico

Jul 8, 2015
Study: Temperature a dominant influence on bird diversity loss in Mexico

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Report: World’s Most Endangered Porpoise Now Likely Down to Just 50

Jul 8, 2015
Report: World’s Most Endangered Porpoise Now Likely Down to Just 50

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Failure to adopt recovery plan threatens survival of Pacific bluefin tuna

Jul 7, 2015
Failure to adopt recovery plan threatens survival of Pacific bluefin tuna

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Traffic-related air pollution risk is greater for minority and low-income populations

Jul 6, 2015
Traffic-related air pollution risk is greater for minority and low-income populations

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