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4/18/2018

UK to Review Climate Goals, Explore Net-Zero Emissions Strategy
The UK will review its long-term climate target and explore how to reach "net-zero" emissions by 2050, Environment Minister Claire Perry announced Tuesday. The UK is the first G7 country to commit to such an analysis, which would seek to align the
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4/18/2018

Honeybees Are Struggling to Get Enough Good Bacteria
A study published in Ecology and Evolution Monday shows that the big changes humans make to the land can have important consequences for some tiny microorganisms honeybees rely on to stay healthy. Honeybees depend on a diverse mix of bacteria—calle
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4/18/2018

UK s Largest Coffee Chain Pledges to Recycle as Many Cups as It Sells
Costa Coffee pledged on Wednesday to become the first coffee chain in the UK to recycle the same volume of takeaway cups they put onto the market. "Our new initiative will mean that for every Costa takeaway cup we sell, we will aim to ensure that o
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4/18/2018

EPA Memos Show Sneak Attack on Air Quality
Behind all the media attention focused on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) head Scott Pruitt 's many scandals , the agency has quietly passed a series of four memos since December that have a net impact of reducing air pollution control
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4/18/2018

Species Threatened as Climate Crisis Pushes Mother Nature Out of Synch
By Julia Conley The warming of the Earth over the past several decades is throwing Mother Nature's food chain out of whack and leaving many species struggling to survive, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academ
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4/18/2018

Germany to Put Massive Restrictions on Monsanto Weedkiller
German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner announced Tuesday she is drafting regulation to stop use of glyphosate in the country's home gardens, parks and sports facilities, Reuters reported. The minister also plans to set "massive restrictions" f
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4/18/2018

Plastics: The History of an Ecological Crisis
The Earth Day Network has announced that this year's Earth Day, on Sunday, April 22, will focus on ending plastic pollution by Earth Day 2020, the 50th anniversary of the world's first Earth Day in 1970 , which led to the creation of the U.S. Envir
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4/18/2018

Fluorinated Chemical Pollution Crisis Spreads
Two decades after pollution from highly toxic fluorinated chemicals was first reported in American communities and drinking water , the number of known contamination sites is growing rapidly, with no end in sight. The latest update of an interactiv
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4/18/2018

First Bat Removed From U.S. Endangered Species List Helps Produce Tequila
The lesser long-nosed bat made bat history Tuesday when it became the first U.S. bat species to be removed from the endangered species list because of recovery, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced . The bat, which is one of only thre
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4/18/2018

Pipeline Spills 76,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Emulsion in Northern Alberta
By Carol Linnitt A pipeline owned by Paramount Resources Ltd. released an estimated 100,000 liters (approximately 26,000 gallons) of crude oil and 190,000 liters (approximately 50,000 gallons) of produced water near Zama City, in northwest Alberta,



Philip Roth, Fearless and Celebrated Author, Dies at 85

Philip Roth, Fearless and Celebrated Author, Dies


Smartisan s Revolutionary Product Launch at the Bird s Nest: TNT Work Station and the Next Generation R1 Phone

Smartisan s Revolutionary Product Launch at the


Volunteer at the Lake Cunningham Native Garden

Volunteer at the Lake Cunningham Native Garden


Nine Environmental Protesters Killed in India

Nine Environmental Protesters Killed in India


New Eruptions in Hawaii Send Lava Closer to Power Plant

New Eruptions in Hawaii Send Lava Closer to Power