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Arctic Ocean

Conservation Groups Sue Over Arctic Spill Plans

Alaska - A coalition of conservation groups sued the federal government Tuesday over its approval of oil spill response plans for an Arctic Ocean drilling program. The lawsuit does not seek to block Shell Oil from beginning to drill this summer...
environment

Pollution Control: Environment Again Given Low Priority

LAHORE: The government has allocated Rs350 million for the Environmental Protection Department in the Annual Development Programme for 2012-13, representing the continuing relegation of pollution control as a low priority in the province. The...
Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi

Environment Agency Event Sees Sustainability in Every Detail

Abu Dhabi The Environment Agency: Abu Dhabi decided to measure itself with the toughest possible yardstick when it organised an event to mark the ‘Sustainable School Initiative’. To start with, the menu for the event was a sustainable one...
Environment Canada

Environment Canada Issue Rainfall Warning as Flooding Fears Continue

Officials will be keeping a wary eye on the skies and swollen waterways this weekend as heavy rains are expected to fall over a large swath of west and central Alberta. Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for large parts of the...
Climate Change

Climate Change: Flowering In The Greenhouse

Predicting plant responses to increasing temperatures is integral to assessing the global impact of climate change. But the authors of a comparative study assert that warming experiments may not accurately reflect observational data. Climate...
Climate Debate

Climate Debate Heats Up As Local Gardeners Change Plants

Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does it today without ticking off somebody. The Heartland Institute put up billboards prior to its climate-change conference this week in Chicago proclaiming that the world’s “most prominent...
Environmental Bill

Senate Approves Environmental Bill Including River Cleanup

The Minnesota Senate sent an environment bill to the Governor this weekend that included a proposal from Sen. Al DeKruif to lift state rules against individuals cutting dead or downed trees from river and stream banks. DeKruif, who represents...
Scott Vaughan

Harper Government On Wrong Side Of Environment Issue

While the Harper team has worked hard to keep hot-potato items such as gay marriage and abortion off its agenda, it now has a new policy nemesis: the environment. As Conservatives move to implement their jobs-and-growth plan, they’ve predict-ably...
Our-Planet

Sound Waves Reveal Earth’s Deep Secret

Scientists have used sound waves to determine the composition of the Earth’s inner mantle, possibly solving the mystery of our planet’s missing silicon. The new study by researchers including Dr Motohiko Murakami from Japan’s...
Earth-Day

Earth Day History and Its Effect Worldwide

April 22, 2012 was the 42nd year Earth Day has been operating and trying to mobilize the world to fight for the environment. Its impact spreads across 175 countries worldwide and aims to promote a cleaner earth and humanity. Over one billion...
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