Wildlife & Environment

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NOAA: Alaska fisheries and communities at risk from ocean acidification

Jul 29, 2014
NOAA: Alaska fisheries and communities at risk from ocean acidification

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Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today

Jul 28, 2014
Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today

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Climate Change Could Alter Range of Caribou and May Impact Hunters’ Access

Jul 25, 2014
Climate Change Could Alter Range of Caribou and May Impact Hunters’ Access

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Legal Petition to EPA: Protect People, Wildlife From Dangerous Chemicals in PVC Plastic

Jul 25, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 — The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect people, wildlife and the environment from toxic and carcinogenic chemicals found in polyvinyl chloride (PVC), the same material once common in household plumbing. If successful, the petition will require that...

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Study gives new perspective on agricultural plastic, debris burning, and air quality

Jul 24, 2014

RIVERSIDE, Calif. July 24, 2014 - To reduce fire hazard in the United States, wildland managers often utilize the silvicultural practice of mechanically cutting woody shrubs and suppressed trees (ladder fuels). These cuttings and other post-logging debris are then burned during periods of low fire danger in order to dispose of the material....

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Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

Jul 24, 2014
Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

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The geography of the global electronic waste (‘e-waste’) burden

Jul 24, 2014

July 23, 2013 - As local and national governments struggle to deal with ever-growing piles of electronic waste (or "e-waste"), scientists are now refining the picture of just how much there is and where it really ends up. Published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, their study found that nearly a quarter...

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Amazon oil spill has killed tons of fish, sickened native people

Jul 23, 2014
Amazon oil spill has killed tons of fish, sickened native people

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Germany and UK top “Dirty 30″ pollution league

Jul 22, 2014

LONDON, July 22, 2014 - It's not the sort of league table that anyone is proud of leading, but a new report on the European Union's power sector lists the EU's 30 most polluting energy plants – all powered by coal.

Germany and the UK tie for first place overall in "Europe's Dirty 30" league,...

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Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought, study shows

Jul 21, 2014
Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought, study shows

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