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US scientists warn leaders of dangers of thawing permafrost

Aug 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 - As President Obama and high-level representatives of other nations converge in Anchorage, Alaska on August 30-31 for the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER), host...

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Big Bow Fishing Tourney on Mississippi Leaves Disturbed Wake

Aug 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 27, 2015 - Bow fishing, the fastest-growing extreme sport in the U.S., has no place on a national wildlife refuge, according to a complaint jointly filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and Friends of Effigy Mounds. The “World Bowfishing Tournament” held in late July on the Upper Mississippi...

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The Life that Sustains Us – Flying on the Wings of Pollinators

Aug 25, 2015
The Life that Sustains Us – Flying on the Wings of Pollinators

By Debra Chase “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left”. This quote is often attributed to Albert Einstein and while there is scant evidence that he did indeed say this, there is, according to entomologists today, even less evidence that the...

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Prehistoric dogs learned new tricks as climate changed

Aug 24, 2015
Prehistoric dogs learned new tricks as climate changed

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USGS: Increasingly Severe Disturbances Weaken World’s Temperate Forests

Aug 24, 2015
USGS: Increasingly Severe Disturbances Weaken World’s Temperate Forests

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UCI, NASA Researchers Find Link Between Amazon Fire Risk, Devastating North Atlantic Hurricanes

Aug 20, 2015
UCI, NASA Researchers Find Link Between Amazon Fire Risk, Devastating North Atlantic Hurricanes

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Examining the fate of Fukushima contaminants

Aug 18, 2015
Examining the fate of Fukushima contaminants

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Meat Food Waste has Greater Negative Environmental Impact Than Vegetable Waste

Aug 16, 2015

August 16, 2015 - Approximately 31 percent of food produced in the U.S., or 133 billion pounds of food worth $162 billion, was wasted in 2011 according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that the type of food wasted has a significant impact on the...

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Government Documents Reveal That Killing Cormorants Won’t Help Columbia River Salmon

Aug 12, 2015
Government Documents Reveal That Killing Cormorants Won’t Help Columbia River Salmon

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Antarctic fur seals have unique ‘scent profile’ to recognise their pups

Aug 11, 2015
Antarctic fur seals have unique ‘scent profile’ to recognise their pups

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