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Greenpeace demands India halt coal mining in forests

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Actress Amla Akkineni and other Greenpeace activists were arrested Continue reading “Greenpeace demands India halt coal mining in forests” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer

An Australia-based team of marine scientists has developed what Continue reading “Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, October 5th, 2012
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Urban Coyotes Could be Setting the Stage for Larger Carnivores to Move Into Cities

About five miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport, scientists have located the smallest known coyote territory ever observed. For at least six years, a coyote community has maintained its existence within More...

Contacts between the ends (red) of estradiol and the estrogen receptor are critical for biological activity. BPA is too short to have both contacts; MBP is longer and can mimic the sex hormone estradiol in the estrogen receptor.
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By BioNews On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized

Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food Continue reading “BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized” »  More...

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By ANI On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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Turning air into liquid to store energy

Turning air into liquid could be a potential solution to one of the great challenges in engineering Continue reading “Turning air into liquid to store energy” »  More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Australia’s Barrier Reef loses half of coral

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, has lost half of its coral cover in the past 27 years, a study revealed Monday. Three factors were particularly responsible for More...

Rena oil spill 'New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster'October 5, 2011
By IANS On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil

US oil supermajor Chevron Corp. said it has paid Continue reading “Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Venice Lagoon research indicates rapid climate change in coastal regions

Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association’s Research & Management of Transitional Waters international symposium Continue reading “Venice Lagoon research indicates rapid climate change in coastal More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Loss of species makes nature more sensitive to climate change

When we wipe out the most sensitive species, human beings reduce the resilience of ecosystems to climate change Continue reading “Loss of species makes nature more sensitive to climate change” »  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Satellite data shows warming of Great Barrier Reef

Clear evidence of major changes taking place in the Great Barrier Reef Continue reading “Satellite data shows warming of Great Barrier Reef” »  More...