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Study Details Sea Level Rises In Last 2,100; Greatest Rise Since Industrial Revolution
Published About My Planet  6/21/2011
Sea levels are expected to drastically rise by the end of the century. This rise is attributed to global warming because as the world warms glaciers add their water to the world’s seas. Sea level rises could have detrimental impacts across the globe, especially along coastlines where land will be ...
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Tropical Storm Washes Ashore Oil From Gulf Sea Floor
Published About My Planet  9/22/2011
It has been over a year since the massive BP oil spill struck in the Gulf of Mexico. According to many reports the majority of the oil dispersed many months ago, while a small percentage of the oil would take longer to break down. However, scientists found high levels of oil on the sea floor ..

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Road Salt Increasing Salinity Of Streams
Published About My Planet  10/16/2013
The United State’s Geological Survey recently released yet another study, this one focusing on the salinity of streams. The study concerned hundreds of streams which were tested to determine if they were above federal standards in terms of salinity. The study found that a large percentage of streams ...
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Go Green ….In the Bathroom
Published About My Planet  1/21/2014
We waste thousands of tonnes of water in our bathroom daily. Our vastly gross amounts of water usage, is putting a strain on our water resources. Running taps, leaking drains, unnecessary use of the flush, as well as sprinklers and pipes, all contribute to this drain. Moreover we spend large sums of ...
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Environmental Refugees
Published  9/17/2010 4:55:57 AM
Scholars are predicting that 50 million people worldwide will be displaced by 2010 because of rising sea levels, desertification, dried up aquifers, weather-induced flooding and other serious environmental changes. ...
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EPA Gets Tough on Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
Published  10/3/2010 7:54:27 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is cracking down on five states that have been treating Chesapeake Bay like a regional sewer instead of a national treasure, ignoring repeated federal warnings over a 27-year period to clean up their acts and stop polluting this one-of-a-kind environment. On ...
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Importance of Wetlands
Published  10/3/2010 9:07:57 PM
Wetlands play a critical role in our ecosystem, and wetlands in North America are threatened by development and pollution. Learn why wetlands are so important, and what governments and groups are doing to protect wetlands. ...
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Todays Top Environmental Issues
Published  4/17/2014
Environmental threats change over time. Wetlands were once converted to agriculture at a high rate, destroying habitat for numerous plants and animals. Now, wetlands such as these, in the prairie pothole region, are threatened by climate change. What do you thing are the top current environmental ...
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Colorado River Tops 2013 Endangered Waterways List
Published Accountability Central  4/17/2013
Drought and demand are pushing the Colorado River beyond its limits — with the needs of more than... ...
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Marsh & McLennan Companies Releases Report on Corporate Citizenship
Published Accountability Central  10/5/2013
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. a global professional services firm offering clients advice and... ...
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Media (R)evolutions: What is the Economic Impact of Geo Services?

Media (R)evolutions: What is the Economic Impact
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Guidance on 2014 Updates to Wetland Rating Systems and Buffers (webinar)

Guidance on 2014 Updates to Wetland Rating Systems
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    Marsh: Infrastructure investors overlooking climate threats

    Marsh: Infrastructure investors overlooking
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    Welsh tidal lagoon plan surges forward

    Welsh tidal lagoon plan surges forward
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    High Levels of Pollutants Found in Sediment in Guánica Bay

    High Levels of Pollutants Found in Sediment in
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    Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Renewed Commitment to Control “Diseases of Poverty” and Accelerate Development

    Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases: A
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    41 Stranded Whales Fight for Life in Florida Everglades

    41 Stranded Whales Fight for Life in Florida
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    Powerful Video Contrasts Obama Climate Speech with Expanded Coal Leases on Public Lands

    Powerful Video Contrasts Obama Climate Speech with
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