Category: Environment

 

Five more charged in Tanzania for murder of anti-poaching activist

REUTERS.COM – Five more suspects were charged in a Tanzanian court on Friday for the murder of prominent conservationist Wayne Lotter, bringing to eight the…

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More predicted sea-level rise for each delay in peaking emissions

PHYS.ORG – Credit: CC0 Public Domain Peaking global CO2 emissions as soon as possible is crucial for limiting the risks of sea-level rise, even if…

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Zero waste isn’t just for hippies anymore

CNN.COM – You’d be forgiven if you mistook the place for a nightclub or a gallery.It has concrete floors, high ceilings and neon lights. And…

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Study: Salt marshes will vanish if seas keep rising and California keeps building

PHYS.ORG – Bolinas Lagoon in 2009. Credit: Public Domain On one side, there’s the rising ocean. On the other, rising buildings. Squeezed between the two…

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Most of Europe to see below normal temperatures in March: The…

REUTERS.COM – Most of Europe will experience colder than normal temperatures in March, The Weather Company said on Tuesday. Most of Europe will experience colder…

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Former cyclone Gita hits New Zealand; emergency declared in…

REUTERS.COM – New Zealand’s national carrier on Tuesday canceled all flights in and out of the capital, Wellington, and the southern city of Christchurch declared…

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Congo approves logging near carbon-rich peatlands

REUTERS.COM – Congo’s environment ministry said on Tuesday it had reinstated thousands of square kilometers of logging concessions in its equatorial forests, a move environmentalists…

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‘Excess emissions’ make significant contribution to air pollution

PHYS.ORG – Credit: CC0 Public Domain When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in August, industrial facilities in the state shut down, then reopened a few days…

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