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Special judiciary on environmental crimes established in Peru
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:25 PM

On April 1 the first specialized court on environmental issues was launched in Madre de Dios, Peru. The region currently has the highest number of complaints of environmental crimes in the entire country.

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Trump administration moves on two fronts to challenge California environmental protections
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:24 PM

In one of its most aggressive moves yet against Obama-era climate action, the Trump administration announced it is tearing up landmark fuel economy rules pushing automakers to manufacture cleaner burning cars and SUVs. The move invites a major battle with California and a dozen other states.

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As more Texans ‘give a whoop,’ hope for saving iconic cranes – and coast
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:24 PM

Conservationists hope that the iconic birds can encourage a rare, ecologically-friendly approach to coastal development in a time of mounting human and environmental pressure on coastlines around the world.

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Giving babies antibiotics or antacids may increase allergy risk
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:22 PM

Infants given antibiotics, H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors were at higher risk of asthma and food allergies.

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Former rodeo clown promotes reusing industry wastewater
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:19 PM

A Wyoming business looks to turn oilfield wastewater into something ranchers can use to irrigate their crops.

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From farms to salmon swamps in Svensen
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:17 PM

Nearly 80 percent of estuarine habitat along the Lower Columbia has been lost to development. Salmon depend on the habitat as they move from fresh to salty water.

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‘I can’t stop’: Schools struggle with vaping explosion
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:15 PM

School and health officials struggling with a sudden influx of easily concealed e-cigarettes fear vaping is creating a new generation of nicotine addicts.

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‘Extreme’ changes underway in some of Antarctica’s biggest glaciers
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:14 PM

As unusually warm ocean water melts the ice from below, the glaciers’ grounding lines are receding fast, bolstering fears of worst-case sea level rise.

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With a green makeover, Philadelphia is tackling its stormwater problem
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:13 PM

In a major initiative, Philadelphia is building an extensive network of rain gardens, green roofs, wetlands, and other infrastructure to capture stormwater. The goal is to prevent runoff from overwhelming sewers and polluting waterways and to help green America’s fifth-largest city.

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Wipeout: Human role in climate change removed from science report
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:12 PM

The National Park Service has deleted every mention of humans’ role in climate change in drafts of a report on risks from rising seas and storm surge.

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Storms can unlock pollution timebombs of landfill
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:11 PM

Coastal rubbish dumps dotted around Britain are at risk of erosion and nobody knows what exactly is inside them.

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Increasing the effect of environmental laws on the Great Lakes
Monday April 02nd 2018, 11:10 PM

Successful management of wildlife throughout the Great Lakes states requires a high level of compliance with environmental laws, says Ethan Shirley, a masters and Juris Doctor candidate in MSU’s College of Law.

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