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Icebergs could float to the rescue of Cape Town water crisis
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:30 PM

Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa’s drought-hit Cape Town to help solve the region’s worst water shortage in a century.

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Pesticides banned by EU for their potential harm to bees
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:28 PM

European Union member states voted to accept a proposal banning three commonly used pesticides in a bid to protect bee populations.

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California is gearing up for a big fight over tailpipe emissions. Here’s why
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:28 PM

California officials have said they will fight in court any attempt by the Trump administration to revoke or bypass their power to set their own auto emissions standards. Here are three big issues for the state.

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With warning drums and river clean-ups, Indonesian women head off disasters
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:26 PM

Women often suffer worst when floods or earthquakes hit – but given the right resources, they are well-placed to protect their communities.

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Pipeline resistance stews in Louisiana cypress swamps
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:24 PM

Crawfishermen and environmentalists worry the Bayou Bridge pipeline will wreck the delicate ecosystem, home of the iconic bald cypress.

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National Observer releases its Trans Mountain files
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:24 PM

If the case launched by First Nations is reopened or appealed, here is a sample of some of the relevant evidence released through access to information legislation and other public information gathered by National Observer over the past two years.

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Melbourne’s water supply at risk due to ‘collapse’ of forests caused by logging
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:23 PM

Tree-felling helped trigger ‘hidden collapse’ of mountain ash forests, ecologists say.

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Offshore wind power firms see Taiwan as a battleground to expand in Asia
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:22 PM

Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world’s top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe.

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The world’s bleak global warming situation, in 3 charts
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:20 PM

We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there.

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Ethics allegations bruised Pruitt. Is Zinke the next target?
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:20 PM

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is limping out of April after a barrage of bad press and criticisms of his character – and environmentalists are eager to give Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke the same treatment.

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In cities v. fossil fuels, Exxon’s allies want the accusers investigated
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:19 PM

The SEC is being asked to investigate if the cities suing over climate change should have told bond investors more about climate risks. The cities are pushing back.

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Pakistan moves to curb urban air pollution after high court ruling
Monday April 30th 2018, 10:17 PM

Pakistan’s environmental protection agency is installing air quality monitors and warning factories to add pollution filters.

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