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Coral reefs around globe being pummelled by climate change: Study
Thursday January 04th 2018, 11:30 PM

Scientists have a new and ominous way of quantifying the devastating effect of climate change on the world’s coral reefs.

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Shellfish industry, scientists wrestle with potentially deadly toxic algae bloom
Thursday January 04th 2018, 11:05 PM

A new threat to New England’s shellfish industry seems to be establishing itself more firmly, and regulators are trying to stay ahead of potentially deadly blooms of toxic algae that may be driven by climate change.

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Community leader tortured and killed over land trafficking in Peru
Thursday January 04th 2018, 11:03 PM

A criminal gang involved in land trafficking has tortured and murdered a community leader in northern Peru, according to his wife and local villagers who witnessed the killing.

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The ecological catastrophe that turned a vast Bolivian lake into a salt desert
Thursday January 04th 2018, 11:01 PM

What was once the country’s second largest lake is now a salt flat and the vanishing waters are taking an indigenous community’s way of life with them.

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Freezing your ass off is also a symptom of climate change
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:58 PM

The connection between a melting Arctic and frigid temperatures on the East Coast.

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‘Boats pass over where our land was’: Climate refugees in Bangladesh
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:52 PM

When monsoon rains swept Bangladesh, flooding forced people from their homes in droves. Climate migration is fast becoming commonplace in the country.

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Farm spending to focus on environment after Brexit: UK minister
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:51 PM

Britain will only pay public funds to farmers who provide public benefits such as wildlife habitats or improved soil quality under a post-Brexit shake-up in agricultural policies announced on Thursday.

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NC lawmakers move forward with bill addressing contaminants in environment
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:50 PM

The bill would require the Department of Health and Human Services to work with the state Science Advisory Board on health goals for emerging contaminants.

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Bay Barometer shows Chesapeake resilient, improving
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:49 PM

The Chesapeake Bay Program’s annual report on bay health shows marked improvements from 2016 to 2017 in underwater grasses, blue crab abundance, fish passage, pollution reduction and water quality.

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Concerned citizens in cancer alley vow to ramp up battle against industrial pollution in 2018
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:48 PM

This past year in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish, a small group of residents began organizing their community to compel the state to protect them against an invisible menace: the air they breathe.

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Oregon sues Monsanto over PCB pollution in waterways, soil
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:47 PM

The state of Oregon sued the agrochemical company Monsanto on Thursday over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades. The company called the lawsuit baseless.

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2017 was second hottest year on record, after sizzling 2016: Report
Thursday January 04th 2018, 10:43 PM

Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016, with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, a European Union monitoring center said on Thursday.

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