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EPA Criticizes Building Of New Water Tunnels In Northern California

The plans by the state to build huge water tunnels in northern part of California have received a sharp rebuke from an unlikely quarter. According to officials from the federal environmental agency, the project could worsen pollution and cause massive damage of imperiled-fish species. These comments by   the EPA echoes concerns which have dogged proposals on how water supplies from ...

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Growing Your Own Vegetables In Your Own Greenhouse

Having your own greenhouse will provide with the benefits of growing your plants, flowers, or crops that are not compatible to the type of environment you have in your region. And while a greenhouse will let you grow and cultivate all year round, you need. Debbie and Ray Penner started RD Gardening Services to share their passion for gardening and ...

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The Level Of Alert On Bardarbunga Volcano Downgraded

The level of alert which had been issued on Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland has been lowered. Bardarbunga forms part of a volcanic system which lies beneath an ice cap in central part of the country. The meteorological office in the Icelandic has changed its warning   to orange from the initial red. This level of alert means that the aviation authorities ...

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Can Green Homes In Oregon Deliver Profit?

There are various talks about climate change and how our environment is starting to change for the worse. As a homeowner, you can still help save our environment and reduce your carbon footprints by lowering your gas emission and energy use. Today, building green houses is the modern architecture trend and there are lots of ways to incorporate green technology ...

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New Quakes Raise Worries Over Iceland Volcano Eruption

A volcanic system situated near Iceland’s Bardarbunga’s volcano was hard hit by an earthquake of magnitude 4.5 early-hours Wednesday. This reinforces the concerns that the magma from the volcano could feed into Askja volcano which is situated not far away. Scientists have said that about fifty million cubic meters of liquefied rock have moved in the last 24 hours. They ...

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New York Limo Services Go Green With Hybrid Fleet

There is a growing popularity of hybrid cars and fuel efficient vehicles among some limousine executive car servicecompanies in New York. This voluntary commitment can help reduce the carbon footprint and harmful gas emissions that are being released in the atmosphere. The larger the number of hybrid cars in the limousine fleet, the bigger the contribution will be in helping ...

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Green Shopping With BYOB

It means BRING YOUR OWN SHOPPING BAG and BYOB is fast hitting the mainstream shoppers particularly eco warriors of today. BYOB is the newest trend today among shopping centers, department stores and supermarkets that implement a going-green program. Each year, there is an estimated one billion shopping bags made of plastic that are consumed in the United States alone. Most ...

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Managing Toxic Organic Air Contaminants With Catalytic Oxidation

The extensive use of catalytic oxidation particularly for emission control began twenty years ago and has been prevalent among the automotive industry due to the control requirements included in the Clean Air Act Amendments which was passed in 1970. At present, a quarter of a billion cars are furnished with catalytic converters. On the other hand, catalytic oxidation for volatile ...

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Is Solar Power The Solution For Growing Global Energy Needs?

With the growing popularity of alternative energy sources, a lot of pro environment believe that solar power is the key solution that will eventually replace fossil fuels and other conventional sources of energy commonly used today to power up homes and other industries. Solar power is free and when properly harnessed, it can provide a never ending source of power, ...

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Residents Call For Inquiry Into Fire That Has Burnt For 22 Days

New has been received that the Environment Agency in Great Britain has been dealing with Averies Recycling Limited in Swindon regarding 3,000 tonnes of waste at their Swindon site. It seems that they have been more than fair in their dealings with Averies as the waste has now been smouldering for 22 days. Since Averies were not able to deal ...

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Cuadrilla Face More Objections as Protesters Turn Up to Demonstrate Over Plans to Investigate the Possibility of Shale Fracking in Fylde, Lancashire

Fracking is back in the news and the site that is now being occupied is a field in Fylde – a district East of Blackpool. A few hundred protestors have arrived and are refusing to move. The camp has been named “No Dash for Gas – Reclaim The Power” and is targeting sites that the energy firm Cuadrilla is hoping ...

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How Long Will It Take Before Solar Power Eliminates Commercial Utilities

Solar power for commercial use is an alternative source of energy which can be of great advantage for most businesses who consume large amount of electricity for their daily operations. The growing popularity of solar power for commercial use offers huge benefits by significantly reducing the operating costs which can amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual expenses. ...

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Epa Orders Orica To Clean Up Arsenic In Groundwater At Kooragang

THE Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has instructed chemical giant Orica to clean-up and remediate the groundwater that is contaminated with arsenic at its Kooragang Island site. The company tackled the problem by addressing the primary source of the arsenic contamination not long after it took control of the Kooragang Island site in 2005. However, the EPA has directed it to ...

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Eels Lose Will To Live When Exposed To Ship Noises

While scientists have known for a long time that marine noise, mostly from ships, affects dolphins, whales, and other large marine animals, a new study has found that the noise also affects eels. Researchers with the Universities of Exeter and Bristol are quite concerned about this finding because when eels hear marine noises they lose their instinct to fight. The ...

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Search For Brown Coal May Destroy Cities

Residents in Atterwasch, Germany, are very angry about the possibility of workers digging two enormous pits, about the size of Manhattan, for brown coal by PGE SA and Vattenfall AB. The brown coal will be used to produce power for Germany. Geologists and energy experts warn that using the coal will also produce a lot of pollution in a country ...

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Cigarette Butts May Have New Use

According to Professor Jongheop Yi working with Seoul National University, cigarette butts may be used to coat the electrodes of very fragile supercapacitors because they can be used to store extremely large amounts of electrical energy. Professor Yi and his colleagues say that the material in cigarette butts offers superior performance over carbon, graphene and carbon naontubes that are currently ...

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Ready or Not, Beavers Are Strangely Returning to Britain

When a species goes extinct, animal or plant, you don’t usually expect it to return. When something goes extinct in an area, that is it. It’s dead, gone, finished off. That was the case for beavers in Britain up until recently. Beavers haven’t been in Britain for nearly 500 years, but for reasons unknown are making their strange return to ...

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Why Nuclear Receptors and Your Brain Could Help Cure Obesity

Obesity is currently one of the leading areas of concern for many countries. Primarily here in the United States of America, obesity is a rampant disease throughout most individuals. While companies will advertise diets, gyms and other things to cure this ongoing problem, these aren’t always the most effective when it comes to actual results. Researches are Yale’s School of ...

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Stopping Elephant Poaching Successful In Botswana

Elephants Without Borders is leading a successful effort to stop the poaching of elephants in Botswana and is calling on the rest of Africa to join them in their efforts. Experts estimate that there are about 200,000 elephants in Botswana, while they estimate that there are between 220,000 and 400,000 in the rest of Africa. Elephants Without Borders cite the ...

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Global Warming: Who Will Do The Dishes?

The decisions we make today and the actions we take are some of the problems that will affect future generations. Whether we turn towards sustainable development or keep exploiting our environment, the environmental legacy we will pass to future generations will depend on it. Future environmental issues will be determined by ethical decision or lack of it. The impact of ...

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THE AIR POLLUTION, SQUEEZING THE LIFE OUT OF ASIA!

At merely the age of 13 years the young boy whose name is Tan Yi Han is not capable of watching the corner of the pavement of his school. Singapore was one a clean and tidy country in the year 1998 and was known for the wealth of the nation. But with the passage of time the clouds of smoke ...

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The Search For The Killers, Charlie Habdo Attack!

A cop was killed in shooting act in Paris. Many people were taken in custody for Charlie Hebdo shooting but none of them were main criminals of the incident. The news report revealed the nationwide search for two persons who were involved in attacking French magazine Charlie Hebdo. This was one more difficult situation for the authorities of southern suburbs ...

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The Carbon Dioxide (Co2) Is Growing: But Not The Trees!

According to the scientists, the trees can use the growing attentions of the Carbon Dioxide in order to grow more, but according to the research, it is not just right! To fight against the climate change and in order to taking in the greenhouse gases the trees are definitely our allies. But according to the new research, that case might ...

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The Updated Sustainability Plan Has Been Released By The EPA

As the President Obama has launched a Climate Action Plan in order to cut down the carbon pollution and to lead in the clean energy, the Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan 2013 has been released by the EPA that highlights the actions designed for the next year in order to cut the energy and the waste in the agency operations. The ...

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Are The Americans Going To Respond To The Climate Change?

The National Audubon Society has released a report this week in which they have warned that the climate change is responsible for the migration of the bird species northward in the North America. They said in the report that hundreds of the bird species will leave the place more than semi of their present range over the upcoming few decades. ...

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Will Americans Ever Respond To Climate Change?

A report released by the National Audubon Society this week warns that climate change is responsible for the gradual northward migration of bird species in North America. According to the report hundreds of species will desert more than half of their current range over the next few decades. The Audubon Society’s chief scientific officer, Gary Langham, told media that displaced ...

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Climate Change Threatens Half Of Birds In North America

Reports have emerged that almost half of all bird species which are found in North America face the danger of population decline by the year 2080 if the rate at which global warming is taking place is not stopped. This was reported in a research which was released by the National Audubon Society which was released on Monday. “The massive ...

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EPA Looking For Ways To Curb Methane Emission

The Environmental Protection Agency of the United States seems to be laying the foundation that is aimed at reducing the amount of greenhouse gases According to Gina McCarthy, the agency’s administrator, the agency is trying to reduce its emission of methane gas which is one of the gases that contribute to rapid climate change. In a forum hosted by Barclays ...

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Why Reducing Meet Intake Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emission

An environmental study has recommended a reduction in the amount of food which people consume as this assists in guaranteeing the protection of the environment. Research from two world recognized universities: university of Cambridge and University of Pennsylvania shows that there is likelihood of rise in greenhouse emission by about 80% is the amount of dairy and meat which people ...

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California Blue Whales Increase To Near Historic Numbers

Researchers have reported that the number of California blue whales have reached sustainable levels. Over the past few years, scientists had reported very low numbers, which they attributed to the ravages of whaling. At the moment, the available numbers are estimated to be around 2,200, mostly on the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean. However, the environmentalists are very much ...

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The World’s Rarest Bird-Madagascar Pochard Requires New Home

The Madagascar Pochard is one of the rarest birds in the world and for now, a new home is required urgently. According to environmentalists, there is real need for a new-wetland home. This is according to a research showing that about 96% of the chicks die when they are less than three weeks old. Conservationists believe that human activity has ...

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Deep Sea Mushroom Like Creatures May Be A New Branch Of Life

A sea animal which was collected recently defied scientific classifications popularly known as the tree of life. Scientists from the University of Copenhagen said that the mushroom shaped organism did not fit into any description of the subdivisions which exist in the animal kingdom. This is a scenario which occurs very rarely, may be once for every century. The organisms ...

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Alternative Energy – Fad Or Solution On The Growing Energy Cost

The alternative sources of energy are among the popular topics today because of the significant help it can provide to alleviate the burden of high prices of conventional energy. Even homeowners today are considering the integration of alternative sources of energy so as to reduce increasing utility bills at the end of every month. Last month, Michael Perry is among ...

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Antarctic-Coastal Waters -Growing Faster

The western part is Antarctica is undergoing a tremendous change. Melting ice is causing a rise in sea levels in places that are about the coast of Antarctica, says a report in Nature Geoscience. The water goes by around 2mm which is way above what has been experienced for the last decade. Scientists have pointed out that melt ice glaciers ...

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How Changing Global Diets Can Reduce Carbon Emissions

A new study published Monday in the Nature Climate Change shows that changing diet can help to combat climate change. The authors of the paper say that there is need to exercise care and diligence with regard to the choice of foods which we take. They say that all human beings need to reduce the rate at which climate change ...

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The Ideal Greenhouse System That All Gardeners Need To Know

In a sprawling greenhouse facility situated just off Route 100 in Dublin, the roots are starting to anchor into the soil as the vines continue to grow up for the new industry Pulaski has set for himself. The state of the art greenhouse is one of the biggest in North America, according to Jay Abbott who is also the location’s ...

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