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Ecological News

Corn for home heat: A green idea that never quite popped.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Burning kernels provides clean energy, but it takes muscle and increasingly more cash.
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Killer smog tests top Iran woman as pollution sparks action.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
The snowy peaks of the Alborz Mountains visible through Iranian Vice-President Masoumeh Ebtekar’s Tehran office window may be evidence that the city is finally serious about tackling its chronic air pollution.
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Persistence pays off in studying persistent organic pollutants.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
As an organic analytical chemist, Ronald A. Hites of Indiana University has been taking the measure of persistent organic pollutants in the environment for decades.
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People with low incomes say they pay a price in poor health.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
When you ask people what impacts health you'll get a lot of different answers. But if you dig a little deeper you'll find a clear dividing line, and it boils down to one word: money.
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Deadly bacteria release sparks concern at Louisiana lab.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Despite weeks of investigation by multiple federal and state agencies, the cause of the release and the extent of the contamination remain unknown, according to interviews and records obtained by USA TODAY.
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Micro plastic harming reef coral: Study.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Coral inhabiting the Great Barrier Reef have added plastic to their menus, a toxic option that researchers have found to be also affecting some marine life.
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Keeping the dust down in California’s Owens Valley.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
A civil engineer battles Los Angeles over its air pollution legacy.
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Environmental damage to Gaza exacerbating food insecurity.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Extensive damage to Gaza’s environment as a result of the Israeli blockade and its devastating military campaign against the coastal territory during last year’s war from July to August, is negatively affecting the health of Gazans, especially their food security.
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China orders two local governments to punish polluting steel mills.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
China's environmental ministry has ordered local governments in two key steel-producing cities to take tougher action against polluters from the sector as part of efforts to improve air quality.
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China’s long food chain plugs in.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
The country’s sprawling supply chain has challenged governmental efforts to ensure quality, and so its tech giants are working to provide shoppers with useful tools.
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Virginia farmers eligible for $3 million to reduce pollutant runoff.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Virginia farmers will be able to use about $3 million in federal and state funds during the next four years to cover cost of increased buffers to keep livestock from fouling waterways that feed into the historic estuary.
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Nearly halted in Sierra Leone, Ebola makes comeback by sea.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Sierra Leone thought it had beaten back the disease, then two fishing boats carrying three infected mariners arrived at a wharf in February.
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Kew quest to prevent coffee dying out.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew have begun a desperate bid to find a new bean of coffee which can thrive as the climate warms, before the world’s supplies run out.
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What is Apple really doing about climate change?

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
For a company that prides itself on cutting edge design, the irony is that Apple has failed to take the lead on making products that are easily recyclable and repairable (and still attractive).
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Florida Tech study finds global warming fuels coral killer.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Global warming worsens a disease that has almost wiped out Caribbean coral reefs, according to a new study by researchers at the Florida Institute of Technology.
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Under the sun: Australia's largest solar farm set to sprout in a Queensland field.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
A sea of glass panels may soon be sprawling across a paddock in Queensland’s Darling Downs cranking out two gigawatts of energy – 100 times more than the largest solar farm in Australia today.
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Academics urge University of Edinburgh to end fossil fuel investment.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
Fifty academics from Edinburgh University have signed an open letter calling for the institution to divest its £230m endowment fund from fossil fuels and the arms trade.
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China’s bursting coal bubble raises fear of stranded assets.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
China's love affair with coal has come to an abrupt end, with figures released last week showing that consumption fell in 2014 for the first time in 14 years.
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Kenyan fishermen embrace ponds as fish dwindles in lake.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
As fish stock dwindles in Lake Victoria due to over fishing, climate change and pollution, fishermen have deserted the lake and switched to an alternative source of fish and livelihood - the fishpond.
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The good news on ethanol: US a ‘biofuels superpower.’

Environmental Health News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:30
The biofuels industry deserves better than to be the orphan of President Obama’s energy policy.
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