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Ecological News

Bill would allow regulators to fine oil and gas companies for spills.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
In recent years, spills of crude oil, natural gas and drilling wastewater have increased even more rapidly than production has grown.
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Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
More than 100,000 people in two counties of Unity state are experiencing famine and there are fears that the famine will spread as an additional 1 million South Sudanese are on the brink of starvation, said the announcement.
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How air pollution harms your health - and how to avoid it.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
It can cause eye irritation, breathing difficulties and heart disease. Here are ways to limit the damage.
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Organic yogurt wins migrants freedom from exploitation in Italy.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
Migrants set up organic yogurt company recycling empty jars and offering work for Italians with Asperger syndrome.
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Trump promised a coal renaissance — but keeping open this Arizona plant will test his resolve.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
Plight of hulking Navajo coal plant puts Trump's vision for a coal resurgence to the test, and lays bare its limitations.
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South Sudan declares famine in Unity State.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years.
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Parts of South Sudan experiencing famine.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
Impact of war, combined with high food prices, economic disruption and low agricultural production expected to make 4.9 million people "food insecure."
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School workers in state must know how to handle asthma crises, new law says.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
A law signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner in August now mandates that parents work with school staff on definitive plans for treating asthma.
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As construction near Standing Rock restarts, pipeline fights flare across the US.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
Pipeline opponents have launched what they’re calling a “last stand,” holding protests and disruptive actions across the U.S.
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As obesity rises, remote Pacific islands plan to abandon junk food.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
A ban on imported food at government functions and tourist establishments is an early step to prevent disease and promote healthy habits in an isolated province of Vanuatu.
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Jenga Mwendo strengthens community through gardening in New Orleans.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
To boost healthy food access in the Lower Ninth Ward, the Backyard Gardeners Network runs community gardens and offers education and involvement opportunities.
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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
A chilling warning that tens of millions of people could be killed by bio-terrorism was delivered at the Munich security conference by the world’s richest man, Bill Gates.
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Coalition says it may change Clean Energy Finance Corporation rules to fund coal plants.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
The Coalition is considering changing the Clean Energy Finance Corporation rules to fund new coal-powered plants.
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Improved cookstoves boost health and forest cover in the Himalayas.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
Mountain communities in the Himalayan region are almost entirely dependent on forests for firewood even though this practice has been identified as one of the most significant causes of forest decline and a major source of indoor air pollution.
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As Senate rushes to install Scott Pruitt at EPA, exiled climate scientists survey the damage.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
While the Senate was holding votes on Scott Pruitt, climate scientists gathered in Atlanta to defy the Trump administration's climate denialism.
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Bay voters weigh in on Trump's first month.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
A month into Donald Trump’s presidency, the perpetual turbulence has increased the number of fault lines between the pro- and anti-Trump camps among San Francisco Bay Area voters.
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Pushing for chemical transparency.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
Long shrouded in secrecy, chemical ingredients in home-product fragrances are getting pulled into the open.
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Red Alert for China's pollution protesters.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 19:30
China wants people to care for the environment, one person at a time.
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New protection of Canada's ‘Sea of Glass' bans fishing near the reefs

The Ecologist Magazine - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 18:31
The last living remains of an ancient European species - the 9,000-year-old fragile glass sponge reefs off the coast of Canada - will now be offered further protection
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Trump's 'beautiful wall' threatens 111 endangered species

The Ecologist Magazine - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 18:28
The 3,100km concrete wall Donald Trump plans to build along the US-Mexico border would be a disaster for the border zone's ecosystems, writes Shonil Bhagwat. Among the species at risk: ocelots, bears, Bighorn sheep, the US's last wild jaguars facing genetic isolation north of the border, and the Bald eagle, the US's national bird.
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