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Government scientists say a controversial pesticide is killing endangered salmon
Thursday January 11th 2018, 9:31 PM

The insecticide chlorpyrifos, already under attack for its risk to small children, may be killing salmon as well. The National Marine Fisheries Service is recommending restrictions on its use.

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Climate change is altering lakes and streams, study suggests
Thursday January 11th 2018, 9:10 PM

Like the ocean, fresh water absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But the effects are likely to vary widely from place to place.

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Global warming is making it harder to get truly frigid weather
Thursday January 11th 2018, 9:06 PM

The Arctic outbreak that sent temperatures plunging across parts of the U.S. and Canada is becoming more rare with each passing year.

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Climate change activists applaud de Blasio fossil fuel move
Thursday January 11th 2018, 9:05 PM

Climate change activists around the city, including the leader of a Sunset Park group, are praising a decision by the de Blasio administration to divest $5 billion in pension holdings from companies dealing in fossil fuel.

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Insect declines: New alarm over mayfly is ‘tip of iceberg’, warn experts
Thursday January 11th 2018, 9:02 PM

Modest pollution in many English rivers is enough to kill 80% of eggs, increasing concerns over insects which are vital to all ecosystems.

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Green group fumes over deadlier air pollution
Thursday January 11th 2018, 9:01 PM

Air pollution-related deaths in Hong Kong jumped by more than 340 to a total of 1,849 last year, an environmental group said.

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China to enforce new standards for foreign waste imports from March
Thursday January 11th 2018, 8:59 PM

China will enforce new standards governing imports of 11 types of foreign solid waste from Mar. 1, the ministry of environmental protection said on Thursday.

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Of 21 Winter Olympic cities, many may soon be too warm to host the games
Thursday January 11th 2018, 8:58 PM

Because of climate change, by midcentury many prior Winter Games locations may be too warm to ever host the Olympics again.

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Mountain gorilla numbers are up, predicts Rwanda ahead of census release
Thursday January 11th 2018, 8:55 PM

A census of mountain gorillas due in March will likely show numbers have risen this decade, experts said during a ceremony to mark Rwanda’s expansion of its Volcano National Park.

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GenX spreading through the air
Thursday January 11th 2018, 8:55 PM

North Carolina lawmakers want scientists, engineers, and other experts to study atmospheric deposition of GenX and other contaminants found in the drinking water from the Cape Fear River.

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UK’s May pledges to cut all avoidable plastic waste by 2042
Thursday January 11th 2018, 8:51 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she would eradicate avoidable plastic waste by 2042, part of a “national plan of action” she hopes will show that her government is about more than just Brexit.

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California in revolt: how the progressive state plans to foil the Trump agenda
Thursday January 11th 2018, 8:49 PM

From immigration to the environment and recreational cannabis, state leaders and activists are finding paths to circumvent the administration. Will it work?

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