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Fishing for plastic: The Amsterdam canal tour with a difference
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:51 PM

A trip with Plastic Whale isn’t about sightseeing. Inspired by the plastics crisis, it offers the chance to help clean the city’s waterways, in a boat made from recycled material

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Agency rethinks how climbers dispose of poop on Alaska peak
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:51 PM

Climbers on North America’s tallest mountain may have to start packing out more of their poop after a researcher determined a glacier in which much of it has been dumped over the past decade probably is not decomposing the human waste.

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College Republicans try to fix the GOP’s climate stance
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:50 PM

“A lot of young conservatives are frustrated by the false choice between no climate action and a big government regulatory scheme.”

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A ‘fierce’ mom meets Pruitt
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:43 PM

Anyone who follows environmental issues on Capitol Hill has likely seen them – groups of women in bright-red T-shirts with small kids in tow. These are the volunteers of Moms Clean Air Force, and they’re pushing lawmakers to consider how U.S. EPA’s actions will affect families.

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Total ban on bee-harming pesticides likely after major new EU analysis
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:42 PM

Analysis from EU’s scientific risk assessors finds neonicotinoids pose a serious danger to all bees, making total field ban highly likely.

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California’s leaders to protest scrapping the Clean Power Plan
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:41 PM

California’s top energy and environment officials are expected to protest a Trump administration effort to scrap Obama Clean Power Plan.

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De Niro, a climate hero, to build a resort on wrecked island
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:37 PM

Two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro has a new role – champion to victims of climate change.

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Chevron board member’s tweet questions oil industry’s future
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:35 PM

A member of Chevron Corp’s board of directors sent a tweet on Wednesday that questioned the future of the oil industry given the rise of renewable energy technologies.

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Rome to ban diesel cars from city centre by 2024
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:34 PM

Mayor announces ‘strong measures’ to tackle pollution in Italy’s traffic-clogged capital.

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Coral reef death means violent, destructive waves are coming
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 9:33 PM

New research shows reefs break up tidal forces; without them, coasts and small island nations will be hit hard.

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You might not want to know how much sewage wastewater is mixed in floodwaters
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 7:41 AM

Louisville’s sewer agency adds up all the spills caused by excessive rain last week, and comes up with a big number

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‘It’s a horrible smell:’ Parrish town council to meet over Big Sky’s biosolid storage
Wednesday February 28th 2018, 7:35 AM

Parrish Mayor Heather Hall said the foul smell which hung over part of the town was biosolid waste shipped from New York and New Jersey.

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