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Why is biodiversity important for your business?

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Pollution In China Is Out Of Control: 33 Shocking Photographs

Pollution In China Is Out Of Control: 33 Shocking Photographs | EVS | Scoop.it
Thirty-three unbelievable photographs and Vice video segments that show just how serious and out of control pollution in China has become.
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How Delhi is losing the pollution battle

How Delhi is losing the pollution battle | EVS | Scoop.it
Early on November 13, Bhure Lal, chairperson of Delhi’s Environment Pollution Authority, set off from his residence in Lutyen’s Delhi for a walk in Lodhi Gardens, his personal air pollution monitor clipped in place.
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Removing Just a Few Trees Can Lower Tropical Animal Biodiversity ...

Removing Just a Few Trees Can Lower Tropical Animal Biodiversity. Selective logging can halve the number of species of mammals and amphibians in a forest. By Sarah Zielinski. smithsonian.com. July 31, 2014.
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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?

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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

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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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How cheap oil changes the world

How cheap oil changes the world | EVS | Scoop.it
Consumers get lower heating bills and prices at the pump. Russia, Iran, and Venezuela face shrinking treasuries, while Saudi Arabia tries to still US drills.
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An Insurance Policy for Climate Change? How Seed Banks Are Protecting the Future of Food | BillMoyers.com

An Insurance Policy for Climate Change? How Seed Banks Are Protecting the Future of Food | BillMoyers.com | EVS | Scoop.it
“While not every traditional variety tastes great or looks great, its genetics may be invaluable 50 or 100 years from now when the climate is different.”
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Which is the world’s most polluted city?

Which is the world’s most polluted city? | EVS | Scoop.it
Ask anyone to name the most polluted city in the world, and chances are the immediate response will be Beijing. In truth, the Chinese capital is only half as polluted as the city in the top spot
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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

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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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