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Extinct in Algeria: Rare plant declared lost
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:59 PM

Exhaustive searchers have failed to turn up the lost Algerian species Adenocarpus faurei. Could other plants in the region also be extinct?

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Making cities more dense always sparks resistance. Here’s how to overcome it
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:46 PM

Urbanist Brent Toderian on how to deal with NIMBY [Not In My Backyard].

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Kids challenge Alaska’s climate paradox: The state promotes oil as global warming wreaks havoc
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:42 PM

The dangers of climate change are immediate and extreme here, yet most of Alaska’s revenue comes from the expanding oil and gas industry.

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Virginia lawmaker sues Forest Service over protester rights
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:36 PM

A Virginia Democratic state lawmaker is suing the U.S. Forest Service for access to a road where a group of protesters are demonstrating against a pipeline project.

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Humans didn’t exist the last time there was this much CO2 in the air
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:35 PM

Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere breached 410 parts per million for the first time in human history.

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Impending blight: How Statoil’s plans threaten the Great Australian Bight
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:34 PM

The cold and violent waters of the Great Australian Bight are home to one of the country’s most biodiverse and important marine ecosystems, the heart of its fishing industry, a growing tourism hotspot – and potentially its newest oil field.

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Thai environment protesters claim victory in battle over forest housing
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:33 PM

Environmental activists in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai claimed victory after the country’s military government agreed in talks on Sunday not to use forested land to develop luxury property.

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Once in shadows, solar energy has sunnier outlook
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:28 PM

Once an energy source spurned because of high cost, solar has become more affordable and is gaining momentum.

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Fayette County learned how hard it is to fight the natural gas industry
Sunday May 06th 2018, 11:20 PM

Amid a natural gas boom, communities across the country have pushed to put limits on drilling and waste disposal. But the residents of Fayette County have found that taking on natural gas isn’t any easier than it’s been for decades for other West Virginia communities to take on coal.

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Inside Scott Pruitt’s “miserable” bunker
Sunday May 06th 2018, 9:59 PM

“It’s absolutely unreal working here. Everyone’s miserable. Nobody talks. It’s a dry wall prison.”

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Southern California air quality officials will craft rules governing warehouse, rail yard pollution
Sunday May 06th 2018, 12:07 PM

Southern California air quality officials voted Friday to craft rules governing warehouses, distribution centers and rail yards in a controversial bid to combat transportation emissions in the nation’s smoggiest region.

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California to become first U.S. state mandating solar on new homes
Sunday May 06th 2018, 12:04 PM

California is about to become the only state in the nation mandating that virtually every new home have solar panels by 2020.

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