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Mysterious mass deaths of Alaskan birds an ominous sign | theage.com.au

Mysterious mass deaths of Alaskan birds an ominous sign | theage.com.au | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of dead birds are washing up on the beaches of Alaska's Prince William Sound, an unexplained mass die-off that some experts say may be ...
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BHP Billiton has raised the death toll from the Samarco dam spill in Brazil | theage.com.au

BHP Billiton has raised the death toll from the Samarco dam spill in Brazil | theage.com.au | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
The number of people killed in the Samarco dam spill has been lifted, while BHP has promised to relocate affected people before Christmas
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Wild bees on the decline in key US agricultural ecosystems – study

Wild bees on the decline in key US agricultural ecosystems – study | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Researchers point to concerns over pesticides as diseases as bee numbers drop while farmland requiring the pollinators increases
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Ice Cover Affects Lake Levels in Surprising Ways

Ice Cover Affects Lake Levels in Surprising Ways | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
The announcement last week that $300 million was included in the 2014 federal spending bill for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative was followed this week with more good news about water levels. The recent Arctic blast that gripped much of the nation will likely contribute to a healthy rise in Great Lakes water levels in 2014,…
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Revealed: Timber treatment plant's toxic legacy

Revealed: Timber treatment plant's toxic legacy | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
A multinational corporation was allowed to pollute Canberra water with toxic chemicals in a case exposing more than a decade of failings.
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Digging deep

Digging deep | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe. By Ray Jayawardhana. Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 256 pages; $27....
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Whole Foods Bans Produce Grown With Sludge. But Who Wins?

Whole Foods Bans Produce Grown With Sludge. But Who Wins? | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Whole Foods says its farmers can't use treated sewage sludge on fields. Some say that's a mistake.
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Material of the future

Material of the future | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Multitalented graphene is wowing scientists the world over. Lisa Clausen reports.
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The Human Cost of Power - full length version

The coal and unconventional gas industries are expanding massively in Australia driving climate change and harming our health. This short film explores the h...
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Drinking recycled effluent 'inevitable' in smarter Australia

Drinking recycled effluent 'inevitable' in smarter Australia | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
It is inevitable that Australians will be drinking recycled effluent in coming decades, the lead author of a scientific report launched on Wednesday says.
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China's river of dead fish

China's river of dead fish | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Thousands of dead fish floating along a 30-kilometre stretch of a river in Hubei province in Central China were killed by pollutants emitted by a local chemical plant, provincial environmental officials said.
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Study: Changes in river chemistry affect water supplies - R & D Magazine

Study: Changes in river chemistry affect water supplies - R & D Magazine | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Study: Changes in river chemistry affect water supplies
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Human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S., with potentially major consequences for urban water supplies and aquatic ecosystems, a Univ.
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Abstract | Persistent organic pollutants in meat, liver, tallow and ...

Abstract | Persistent organic pollutants in meat, liver, tallow and ... | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Persistent organic pollutants in meat, liver, tallow and bone marrow from semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) in Northern Norway. Ammar Ali Hassan, Charlotta Rylander, Magritt Brustad and Torkjel M ...
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Equity Trustees | Animals & Environment Grants

Equity Trustees | Animals & Environment Grants | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Our economy and lifestyle are dependent on healthy water, soil, climate, oceans and bio-diversity. Improving and conserving the health of our natural environment, particularly its flora and fauna including the welfare and well-being of domestic animals, are important for many of the charitable trusts managed by Equity Trustees.
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Startling Footage Shows Landslide Ravaging China's Shenzhen

Startling Footage Shows Landslide Ravaging China's Shenzhen | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
The landslide happened after heavy rain destabilized a 330-foot-high mountain of soil and construction waste.
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Brazilian assets of BHP frozen | theage.com.au

Brazilian assets of BHP frozen | theage.com.au | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO December 19 Reuters - A judge in Brazil's state of Minas Gerais has frozen the Brazilian assets of mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale ...
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Biosolids may contain toxic chemicals, superbugs

Biosolids may contain toxic chemicals, superbugs | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Editor,Not only the Riser family, but others in Box Elder County should be concerned about spreading biosolids on pastures (April 25, "...
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Overseas travel raises risk of superbug infection

Overseas travel raises risk of superbug infection | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Australians are increasingly returning from overseas with multi-drug-resistant 'superbugs', prompting warnings for hospitals to isolate high-risk patients to stop their spread.
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Ice Cover Affects Lake Levels in Surprising Ways

Ice Cover Affects Lake Levels in Surprising Ways | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
The announcement last week that $300 million was included in the 2014 federal spending bill for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative was followed this week with more good news about water levels. The recent Arctic blast that gripped much of the nation will likely contribute to a healthy rise in Great Lakes water levels in 2014,…
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Study of African fish helps scientists crack the origin of breathing

Study of African fish helps scientists crack the origin of breathing | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
The overlooked 'nose' of an African fish forces scientists to look at the fossil record with new eyes.
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Greatest Discoveries Chemistry - Full Documentary - YouTube - YouTube

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Clear link between climate change and bushfires: UN adviser warns Tony Abbott

Clear link between climate change and bushfires: UN adviser warns Tony Abbott | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
A senior United Nations climate change official says there is ''absolutely'' a link between climate change and bushfires and has warned that the Coalition government will pay a high political and financial price for its decision to scrap carbon...
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Clouds of (slightly less) unknowing

Clouds of (slightly less) unknowing | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
CLOUDS and aerosols have long been two of the more mysterious forces in the climate. They sometimes warm and sometimes cool the Earth. The net effect, it was...
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Tepco sidelined by Japanese government as Fukushima reactors leak radioactive water

Tepco sidelined by Japanese government as Fukushima reactors leak radioactive water | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
The Japanese government has lost patience with the efforts of the Tokyo Electric Power Company to get the crippled reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant under control.
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Fukushima warning: danger level at nuclear plant jumps to 'serious ...

Fukushima warning: danger level at nuclear plant jumps to 'serious ... | Environmental Chemistry | Scoop.it
Japan's nuclear agency dramatically raises status after saying a day earlier that radioactive water leak was only an 'anomaly'
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