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Direct evidence that drought-weakened Amazonian forests ‘inhale less carbon’

Mar 6, 2015
Direct evidence that drought-weakened Amazonian forests ‘inhale less carbon’

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Court Rejects Plan to Expand New Mexico Coal Mine

Mar 5, 2015
Court Rejects Plan to Expand New Mexico Coal Mine

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Dietary Guidelines Committee Proposes That Americans Choose Foods Based on Sustainability

Dietary Guidelines Committee Proposes That Americans Choose Foods Based on Sustainability

By Leanna M Sweha The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee – experts in nutrition and public health – recently released its Scientific Report for the 2015 update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Report has sparked controversy because, for the first time, the sustainability of foods has been identified as a basis for...

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New study reveals widespread risk of infectious diseases to wild bees

Mar 4, 2015
New study reveals widespread risk of infectious diseases to wild bees

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Report: Heat and Climate Change Help Fuel California’s Drought

Mar 3, 2015
Report: Heat and Climate Change Help Fuel California’s Drought

Earlier this year, reports showed the several consecutive dry years combined with record supercharged California’s droughts. In 2014, temperatures were by far the highest – fueled mainly by a warmer than normal winter – in the 120 years of record-keeping. On average it was 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the previous standard, set in...

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125 Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Bees, Pollinators From Pesticides

Mar 2, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. March 2, 2015 - More than 125 conservation, beekeeping, food safety, religious, ethnic and farming advocacy groups today urged President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency to take swift and meaningful action to protect honey bees and other pollinators from toxic pesticides.

“It’s time to stop pesticides from killing our bees,” said Lori...

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The Environment May Change, But the Microbiome of Queen Bees Does Not

Mar 2, 2015

March 2, 2015 - Researchers from North Carolina State University, Indiana University and Wellesley College have characterized the gut microbiome of honey bee queens. This is the first thorough census of the gut microbiome – which consists of all the microorganisms that live in the gut of the organism – in queen bees.

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‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes due to pollution

Feb 27, 2015
‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes due to pollution

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‘Ecosystem services’ help assess ocean energy development

Feb 26, 2015
‘Ecosystem services’ help assess ocean energy development

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Bag Ban on Hold As Referendum to Overturn Qualifies for November 2016 Ballot

Feb 26, 2015
Bag Ban on Hold As Referendum to Overturn Qualifies for November 2016 Ballot

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced on Tuesday that his office had certified a referendum to overturn the ban on single-use plastic bags for the November 8, 2016 General Election Ballot. In order to qualify for the ballot, the ban on single-use plastic bags referendum needed 504,760 valid petition signatures, which is equal...

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