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After hurricane Maria, he’s helping the ocean – and its fishers – recover
Monday April 09th 2018, 10:01 PM

Hurricane Maria upended Puerto Rico, along with its fishing industry. Raimundo Espinoza Chirinos’s project cleans up the storm’s hidden damage on the ocean floor by tapping into local fishermen’s skills.

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These electric semis hope to clean up the trucking industry
Monday April 09th 2018, 10:00 PM

Thor Trucks ET-One, the winner of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award for energy, can haul 80,000 pounds of cargo and travel 300 miles on a single charge.

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In letter to E.P.A., top ethics officer questions Pruitt’s actions
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:59 PM

The letter addresses Pruitt’s $50-a-night room lease and travel expenses in calling for ‘appropriate actions’ to address any ethics violations.

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Apple now runs on 100% green energy, and here’s how it got there
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:58 PM

The most important thing about the company’s big renewable push might be that it’s bringing everyone–from suppliers to local utilities–along for the ride.

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Use of partly rebuilt Oroville Dam spillway now ‘unlikely’
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:57 PM

A Department of Water Resources official announced Sunday, April 8, 2018, that the use of Lake Oroville’s flood control outlet spillway would be unlikely this week.

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Plants are great at storing CO2. Can we make them even better?
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:55 PM

Researchers around the world are working to improve plants’ ability to combat climate change.

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Seattle thinks it knows rain. Climate change begs to differ
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:54 PM

A city known for precipitation may be unprepared for the flooding that climate change has in store.

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Six Virunga park rangers killed in DRC wildlife sanctuary
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:53 PM

Latest ambush is worst attack to date at Virunga national park, home to world’s largest population of mountain gorillas.

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Workers’ radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolition
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:51 PM

Seven decades after making key portions of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are being exposed to radiation as they tear down buildings that helped create the nation’s nuclear arsenal.

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This all-electric plane could change everything about regional air travel
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:50 PM

Eviation’s Alice Commuter plane–the winner of the transportation category of Fast Company’s 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards–seats nine people and is entirely battery powered.

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Senators ask Trump to suspend EPA’s use of biofuel waivers
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:48 PM

Five Republican senators on Monday called on President Donald Trump to temporarily halt the use of biofuels policy waivers for small oil refineries, after reports the Environmental Protection Agency had issued a recent wave of such exemptions.

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‘Our territory is our life’: One struggle against mining in Ecuador
Monday April 09th 2018, 9:46 PM

The A’I Cofan in the Amazon fight back against small-scale gold-miners invading their land and new, large-scale concessions upriver.

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