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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 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...

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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...

By BioNews On Friday, July 20th, 2012
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Laughing gas `caused end of Ice Age`

Nitrous oxide or laughing gas, as it is generally called, may have brought the last great Ice Age to an end Continue reading “Laughing gas `caused end of Ice Age`” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 16th, 2012
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Sea levels may rise much higher, says fossil study

Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, which shows how warmer climes in the past promoted dramatic melting of polar ice sheets.Andrea Dutton, formerly of More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight

Distant storms even as far away as 100 km, could create sudden turbulence in mid flight and cause Continue reading “Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Moscow to patrol forests with UAVs

Moscow’s Forest and Environment Protection Department will use unmanned air vehicles (UAV) systems to patrol the forested areas Continue reading “Moscow to patrol forests with UAVs” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land

Aquatic ecosystems have the potential to release more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere in a warmer climate than their Continue reading “Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Greenhouse gases may have loaded early atmosphere

Ancient Earth may have been warmed by the presence of green house gases, which made life possible Continue reading “Greenhouse gases may have loaded early atmosphere” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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2-in-1 device uses sewage as fuel to generate electricity and clean dirt

Scientists have come up with a new and a much better version of an innovative device, which is the Continue reading “2-in-1 device uses sewage as fuel to generate electricity and clean dirt” »  More...