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Quick fixes won’t solve CO2 danger

Jul 7, 2014

LONDON, July 6, 2014 - Once again, US scientists have come to the same conclusion: there really is no alternative. The only way to contain climate change and limit global warming, they say, is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

It won't really help to concentrate on limiting methane emissions, or even potent greenhouse gases such...

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From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed

Jul 2, 2014
From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed

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A Case Study of Manta Rays and Lagoons

Jul 1, 2014
A Case Study of Manta Rays and Lagoons

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Deforestation in Indonesia highest in world, alleges study

Jun 30, 2014

JAKARTA, June 30, 2014 - A study in the journal Nature Climate Change alleges that the rate of deforestation in Indonesia is now the highest in the world. The study claims Indonesia lost 840,000 hectares of forest in 2012 compared to 460,000 hectares in Brazil. In response, Forest Campaigner at Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Yuyun...

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Study Finds Emperor Penguin in Peril

Jun 30, 2014
Study Finds Emperor Penguin in Peril

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New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada

Jun 25, 2014
New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada

Washington, D.C. June 25, 2014 - Many "bee-friendly" home garden plants sold at Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) have been pre-treated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees, according to a study released today by Friends of the Earth and allies.

The study, Gardeners Beware 2014, shows...

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New Report: Electric Cars Are Putting the Brakes on Pollution

Jun 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 24, 2014 - More than 220,000 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are on America's roads today, delivering real benefits for our health and our environment, according to a new report released today by Environment America Research and Policy Center. In just the last two years, annual sales of electric vehicles have...

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Protecting and connecting the Flathead National Forest

Jun 24, 2014
Protecting and connecting the Flathead National Forest

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Icebergs strip away rich Antarctic habitat

Jun 23, 2014
Icebergs strip away rich Antarctic habitat

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Regional weather extremes linked to atmospheric variations

Jun 23, 2014

June 22, 2014 - Variations in high-altitude wind patterns expose particular parts of Europe, Asia and the US to different extreme weather conditions, a new study has shown.

Changes to air flow patterns around the Northern Hemisphere are a major influence on prolonged bouts of unseasonal weather – whether it be hot, cold, wet or...

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