Wildlife & Environment

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Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

May 22, 2015
Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

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Fine particulate air pollution associated with increased risk of childhood autism

May 21, 2015

PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2015 -- Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy through the first two years of a child's life may be associated with an increased risk of the child developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a condition that affe...

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New evidence links Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the US and UK

May 21, 2015
New evidence links Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the US and UK

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Drexel researchers examine broad range of air pollutants in fracking emissions in Marcellus Shale region

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 - A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. The group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air quality and...

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With China’s help, Pakistan turns desert into a sea of solar panels

May 19, 2015
With China’s help, Pakistan turns desert into a sea of solar panels

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Climate change altering frequency, intensity of hurricanes

May 18, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, FL, May 18, 2015 - Climate change may be the driving force behind fewer, yet more powerful hurricanes and tropical storms, says a Florida State geography professor. In a paper published today by Nature Climate Change, Professor Jim Elsne...

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Celebrities and the U.S. Government Come Together on World Environment Day to Support Combating Wildlife Trafficking

May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. May 18, 2015 – In February 2014, President Obama highlighted wildlife trafficking as a national security issue, noting that this crime is decimating iconic animal populations and undermines security across nations. Wildlife trafficking is wreaking havoc on particularly vulnerable animal populations across the globe, and stands as both a critical conservation...

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Weather events taken to extremes by climate change

May 15, 2015
Weather events taken to extremes by climate change

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Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports into U.S. of Salamanders for Pet Trade to Prevent Disease Spread

May 14, 2015
Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports into U.S. of Salamanders for Pet Trade to Prevent Disease Spread

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Cornell Lab Documentary Highlights Threatened Sage-Grouse on PBS Nature, May 20

May 13, 2015

ITHACA, NY, May 13, 2015 - One of the biggest conservation challenges in the nation's history is coming to a head this year and it is resting on the shoulders of an increasingly rare bird—the Greater Sage-Grouse. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's film, The Sagebrush Sea, reveals the hidden world of this iconic species...

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