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Prenatal DDT Exposure Tied to Nearly Four-fold Increase in Breast Cancer Risk

Jun 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2015 - Women who were exposed to higher levels of the pesticide DDT in utero were nearly four times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer as adults than women who were exposed to lower levels before birth, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal...

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A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

Jun 17, 2015
A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

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Temperatures soar to danger point for sun-loving creatures

Jun 16, 2015
Temperatures soar to danger point for sun-loving creatures

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Bioethicists: Climate change isn’t just people hurting polar bears. It’s people hurting people.

Jun 16, 2015

June 15, 2015 - From heat waves to damaged crops to asthma in children, climate change is a major public health concern, argues a Michigan State University researcher in a new study. Climate change is about more than melting ice caps and images of the...

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View of ‘nature as capital’ uses economic value to help achieve a sustainable future

Jun 16, 2015
View of ‘nature as capital’ uses economic value to help achieve a sustainable future

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New study shows Arctic Ocean rapidly becoming more corrosive to marine species

Jun 16, 2015

June 16, 2015 - New research by NOAA, University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the journal Oceanography shows that surface waters of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas could reach levels of acidity that threaten the ability of anima...

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Non-GMO Project says no to synthetic biology

Jun 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 15, 2015 - Friends of the Earth applauds the launch of the Non-GMO Project’s most recently updated Standard, which clarifies that ingredients derived from synthetic biology are included in the organization’s definition of genetically engineered organisms and in their list of prohibited substances for micro ingredients. This change ensures...

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Long-lived carbon dioxide warms world for many millennia

Jun 15, 2015
Long-lived carbon dioxide warms world for many millennia

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USF biologists: biodiversity reduces human, wildlife diseases and crop pests

Jun 15, 2015
USF biologists: biodiversity reduces human, wildlife diseases and crop pests

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Conservation Groups Denounce Icelandic Attempts to Ship Whale Meat Through Russian Waters

Jun 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 12, 2015 - WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) have discovered that, in the latest desperate effort to prop up a dying industry, Hvalur hf, Iceland’s fin whaling company, has joined forces with Aquaship, a shipping company with a troubling record, to transport meat from endangered...

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