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Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks

Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks | EVS | Scoop.it
Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science (Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science
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Vladimir Putin compares Greenpeace with Kenyan mall attackers

Vladimir Putin compares Greenpeace with Kenyan mall attackers | EVS | Scoop.it
Russian president draws parallel between Greenpeace activists who boarded an Arctic oil rig and jihadist group al Shabaab (Vladimir Putin compares Greenpeace with Kenyan mall attackers: Russian president draws parallel between Greenp...
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Poisoned Elephant Death Toll Rises To 81

Poisoned Elephant Death Toll Rises To 81 | EVS | Scoop.it
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean authorities say at least 81 elephants have been killed for their ivory tusks by poachers using cyanide poison in water holes in a vast western national park.
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Pollution deadlier than road accidents in Sao Paulo - Phys.Org

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Pollution deadlier than road accidents in Sao Paulo
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Air pollution kills more people annually than road accidents in Sao Paulo, Brazil's most populous city which will host the opening game of the 2014 World Cup, a study found.
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Global study reveals new hotspots of fish biodiversity

Global study reveals new hotspots of fish biodiversity | EVS | Scoop.it
Teeming with species, tropical coral reefs have been long thought to be the areas of greatest biodiversity for fishes and other marine life -- and thus most deserving of resources for conservation.
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Why is biodiversity important for your business?

Why is biodiversity important for your business? Using a business case model the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign explains how companies benefit fro...

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Scientists hint that global cooling is the new pollution risk - Washington Times

Scientists hint that global cooling is the new pollution risk - Washington Times | EVS | Scoop.it
Washington Times Scientists hint that global cooling is the new pollution risk Washington Times Just in time for the cooler spring that has swept the nation — complete with unseasonal snow in the Rockies region — scientists with the University of...
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Overlooked 'environment' - Deccan Chronicle

Overlooked 'environment' - Deccan Chronicle | EVS | Scoop.it
Overlooked 'environment' Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad: In all planning of power plants such as the gamut of thermal power plants proposed in Krishnapatnam and the nuclear power plant proposed in Kovvada, there is no estimate of the environmental...
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Impact of deforestation on wildlife in the greater Mekong - in pictures

Impact of deforestation on wildlife in the greater Mekong - in pictures | EVS | Scoop.it
Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam could be left with little more than 10-20% of their original forest cover by 2030

Via Maria Nunzia @Varvera
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White Graphene: The New Supermaterial That Sucks Up Pollution

White Graphene: The New Supermaterial That Sucks Up Pollution | EVS | Scoop.it
There's a new supermaterial in town, and while it might be known as white graphene, it doesn't contain a single atom of carbon.
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This Building Eats Smog

This Building Eats Smog | EVS | Scoop.it
The Manuel Gea González Hospital in Mexico City (Photo: Elegant Embellishments) There are a lot of "green" buildings out there - but not too many of them actively clear the air by "eating" (or more accurately, neutralizing) the chemicals...
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Extinction Nears for China's 'River Pig,' the Finless Porpoise

Extinction Nears for China's 'River Pig,' the Finless Porpoise | EVS | Scoop.it
Six years ago the Baiji dolphin was declared functionally extinct in China’s Yangtze River. Its close relative, the finless porpoise, may die out in 10 years, conservationists say.

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Poachers kill last of the rhinos in Mozambique

Poachers kill last of the rhinos in Mozambique | EVS | Scoop.it
The last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique have been wiped out by poachers apparently working in cahoots with the game rangers responsible for protecting them. (Fcck! I am about to be sick.
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Earth Day 2013: Philippines unveils building made from plastic bottles

Earth Day 2013: Philippines unveils building made from plastic bottles | EVS | Scoop.it
A building powered by solar and built from plastic was opened to showcase renewable energy and highlight the problem of waste (RT @guardian: Building made from plastic bottles and powered by solar unveiled in Philippines
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China releases National Action Plan on Air Pollution Control

China releases National Action Plan on Air Pollution Control | EVS | Scoop.it
On September 12, China’s National Action Plan on Air Pollution Control was published by the State Council. It was released just 10 days after Beijing’s Clean Air Action Plan.
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Investigating mercury pollution in Indonesia - Phys.Org

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Investigating mercury pollution in Indonesia
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Professor Takanobu Inoue of Toyohashi Tech's Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering has been conducting field surveys of mercury poisoning in Indonesia for over a decade.
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New NASA Map Shows Where You Are Most Likely To Die From Air Pollution | PlanetSave

New NASA Map Shows Where You Are Most Likely To Die From Air Pollution | PlanetSave | EVS | Scoop.it
New NASA Map Shows Where You Are Most Likely To Die From Air Pollution.
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How density makes us safer during natural disasters

How density makes us safer during natural disasters | EVS | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of Sandy, higher-density neighborhoods with centralized infrastructure fared better than their counterparts.
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Pollution leads to brighter clouds, cooler climate - Zee News - Zee News

Pollution leads to brighter clouds, cooler climate - Zee News - Zee News | EVS | Scoop.it
Zee News Pollution leads to brighter clouds, cooler climate - Zee News Zee News The researchers found that the effect acts in reverse in the atmosphere as volatile organic compounds from pollution or from the biosphere evaporate and give off...
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Billions of cicadas to invade US east coast after 17 years underground

Billions of cicadas to invade US east coast after 17 years underground | EVS | Scoop.it
Insects emerge only when ground temperature reaches precisely 64F – and they're looking for just one thing: sex (Guardian Green: Billions of cicadas to invade US east coast after 17 years underground http://t.co/lO939u0n0B)...
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Peru protects its biodiversity with ban on genetically modified foods - ORGANIC by John Patrick

Peru protects its biodiversity with ban on genetically modified foods - ORGANIC by John Patrick | EVS | Scoop.it
John Patrick in Peru.Peru is the first country in the Americas to ban genetically modified foods, with a law that protects Peru's biodiversity and the practices that have kept it in tact for so long, in the form of a 10-year ban on genetically modified...
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Gujarat HC takes up pollution in Sabarmati, Vishwamitri, Tapi and Aji

Gujarat HC takes up pollution in Sabarmati, Vishwamitri, Tapi and Aji | EVS | Scoop.it
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court on Monday asked four municipal corporations of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot, the Gujarat Pollution Control Board, the state health and environment department...
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The effect of dams on fish biodiversity: A global view.

The effect of dams on fish biodiversity: A global view. | EVS | Scoop.it
The world is currently facing a freshwater biodiversity crisis and the key to preventing further extinction lies in understanding all the threats facing aquatic habitats.  Global freshwater habitat...
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Pangolins: The extraordinary mammal going extinct but nobody’s noticed | Peter Cooper | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

Pangolins: The extraordinary mammal going extinct but nobody’s noticed | Peter Cooper | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | EVS | Scoop.it
On Saturday 13th April, law officials inspecting a boat that had struck a coral reef in Tubbataha national marine, off Palawan Island in the Philippines, made a gruesome discovery.

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Greater Mekong countries 'lost one-third of forest cover in 40 years'

Greater Mekong countries 'lost one-third of forest cover in 40 years' | EVS | Scoop.it
Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam have lost nearly 40m ha of forest cover since 1980, a new report shows (Greater #Mekong countries 'lost one-third of forest cover in 40 years' #biodiversity http://t.co/MRHndiWJzm...
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Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks

Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks | EVS | Scoop.it
Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science (Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science
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