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Prenatal exposure to plasticizer may affect male fertility in future generations
Monday March 19th 2018, 5:09 PM

Chemicals found in a variety of routinely used consumer products may be contributing to the substantial drop in sperm counts and sperm quality among men in recent decades, a new study in mice suggests.

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Long-term monitoring is essential to effective environmental policy
Monday March 19th 2018, 5:07 PM

Environmental policy guided by science saves lives, money, and ecosystems. So reports a team of eleven senior researchers in Environmental Science & Policy.

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Study: Pollen counts likely to double by 2040 due to climate change
Monday March 19th 2018, 2:57 PM

Experts say the rising temperatures from climate change and more carbon dioxide in the air are causing many pollen producing plants to bloom earlier, prolonging allergy season.

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Will essential oils like lavender and tea tree make your breasts larger?
Monday March 19th 2018, 12:34 PM

A study showed that 8 compounds found in lavender and tea tree oils may increase the size of male breast tissue.

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UN Arctic chief: ‘Climate change isn’t linear – it’s accelerating’
Monday March 19th 2018, 11:32 AM

Climate change is most evident in the Polar Regions and its impact will serve as a litmus test for what happens to the rest of the planet, the UN’s chief Arctic adviser told EURACTIV in an interview.

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‘Climate change to blame’ for natural disasters
Monday March 19th 2018, 6:58 AM

The Greens have blamed the federal government’s failure to address climate change for a cyclone and bushfires which have ravaged communities across Australia over the past 48 hours.

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Report says WA fracking would blow Australia’s whole carbon budget
Monday March 19th 2018, 6:48 AM

Climate Analytics director Bill Hare said the new report showed carbon pollution from WA natural gas was an issue of international significance.

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Indonesia aims to tackle plastic waste
Monday March 19th 2018, 6:35 AM

Plastic waste polluting the ocean remained a major concern that must be addressed by all concerned parties, a minister said on Sunday.

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More Maine towns making transition to life without plastic bags
Monday March 19th 2018, 6:32 AM

Even some proponents of plastic bag bans said that the speedy pace of communities adopting ordinances in Maine is surprising to them.

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Tons of garbage cleaned up around Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands
Monday March 19th 2018, 6:15 AM

The coastal garbage cleanup is aimed at studying “the possible arrival of invasive species in the waste swept in by the ocean currents,” the park said in a statement late Saturday.

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When the Maasai met the Maori: Kenya seeks to end geothermal land conflicts
Monday March 19th 2018, 5:31 AM

“(The Maori) have conflicts, but they’ve found better ways to solve them.”

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As floods rise in Bangladesh, crab farming helps families tread water
Monday March 19th 2018, 5:23 AM

With both rice and shrimp increasingly difficult to raise, southern Bangladesh farmers are turning to a new crop.

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