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ARTSail First Resident Artist Casts His Net On Climate Change Issues
The first ARTSail resident artist casts his net on climate change issues MIAMI ? ArtCenter/South Florida has launched the maiden voyage of ARTSail, the nomadic floating art project taking artists aboard sea vessels for creative explorations along th
Mongobay
2/24/2017

More than 25,000 elephants were killed in a Gabon national park in one decade
New research suggests that more than 25,000 forest elephants were killed for their ivory in Gabon’s Minkébé National Park, one of the largest and most important wildlife preserves in Central Africa, between 2004 and 2014. That’s a decline of somewhe
Mongobay
2/24/2017

Testing the water: identifying marine communities through eDNA
The Census of Marine Life (CoML), a 10-year international effort to determine the diversity of life found in Earth’s oceans, described over 1 million species, ranging from single-celled microbes to marine mammals the size of school buses. Understand

A productive artist residency generally provides the yin to an artist’s yang. If daily life is distracting, for example, an artist may relish solitude. If, on the other hand, the artist is Jacob Collier, a self-contained singer-songwriter-perfo
Platts
2/24/2017

Brian Scheid and Meghan Gordon look at the spike in earthquakes in Oklahoma and neighboring states, areas that contributed to the US oil and gas boom.
Platts
2/24/2017

Capitol Crude talks with Jana Morgan, director of Publish What You Pay - US, on the likely fate of an anti-corruption rule with impacts on multinational oil, gas and mining companies.

There was a time when fishing for big bluegills at eastern Utah's Pelican Lake was worthy of national exposure. Anglers from all over the West came to the popular spot 25 miles southwest of Roosevelt. But the bluegills have gotten smaller in recent

The U.S. Geological Survey hails an early spring — and ties it to climate change
As the nation basks in some of the warmest February weather it has seen in decades, the U.S. Geological Survey has been quick to point out that the early spring conditions are another symptom of climate change. On Thursday, the USGS shared a new ana

Oilfield services company Wood Group agreed to pay $9.5 million in penalties for violations in the Gulf of Mexico, including a deadly platform fire in 2012.
JDSupra
2/24/2017

An agreement to curb the impact of commercial aviation on climate change has been struck by 191 states attending the 39th International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal. The Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International



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    Energy Marketing Conferences Announce Nominees for


    Creating value through the cycle: Boart Longyear to showcase Drilling Services at the 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference

    Creating value through the cycle: Boart Longyear


    Acting EPA head: Hiring freeze challenges ‘our ability to get the agency’s work done’

    Acting EPA head: Hiring freeze challenges ‘our


    The West’s largest coal-fired power plant is closing. Not even Trump can save it.

    The West’s largest coal-fired power plant is


    New Power Converter for Internet of Things Reduces Resting Power Consumption by 50 Percent

    New Power Converter for Internet of Things Reduces




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