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Moscow sees record snow on April Fool's Day

Moscow sees record snow on April Fool's Day | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Moscow (AFP) April 01, 2013 - The weather played an April Fool's Day prank on Moscow residents Monday, bringing fresh snow to the Russian capital instead of long-awaited sunshine.
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China strengthens checks after new bird flu deaths

China strengthens checks after new bird flu deaths | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Shanghai (AFP) April 1, 2013 - China's commercial hub Shanghai is stepping up monitoring after a new strain of bird flu killed two people, state media said Monday, as Taiwan announced it would screen travellers from the mainland.
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More Tibet landslide bodies recovered: media

More Tibet landslide bodies recovered: media | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Beijing (AFP) April 1, 2013 - Recovery crews have found 36 bodies after a huge landslide in Tibet buried more than 80 mine workers three days ago, Chinese state-run media said Monday, but dangerous conditions forced a halt to operations.
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Recommendations for Streamlining Scientific Logistics in Antarctica

Recommendations for Streamlining Scientific Logistics in Antarctica | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 02, 2013 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a summary response to the recommendations of an external panel of experts that was charged with advising the agency on how to improve and streamline...
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Scripps scientists image deep magma beneath Pacific seafloor volcano

Scripps scientists image deep magma beneath Pacific seafloor volcano | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
San Diego CA (SPX) Apr 02, 2013 -
Since the plate tectonics revolution of the 1960s, scientists have known that new seafloor is created throughout the major ocean basins at linear chains of volcanoes known as mid-ocean ridges.
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Insect pests more plentiful in hotter parts of city than in cooler areas

Insect pests more plentiful in hotter parts of city than in cooler areas | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
London, UK (SPX) Apr 02, 2013 - Higher temperatures in cities can be a key driver of insect pest outbreaks on trees in urban areas, according to research published in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Emily Meineke from North Ca...
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White men have much to discuss about mass shootings

White men have much to discuss about mass shootings | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Why do they perpetrate so many shootings?
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Less Green for Green: Sequester Impacts Energy- and Environment-Related Federal Agencies: Scientific American

Less Green for Green: Sequester Impacts Energy- and Environment-Related Federal Agencies: Scientific American | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The $85-billion across-the-board cuts are taking bites out of EPA, National Parks, NOAA, Fish and Wildlife, and other environmental agency budgets
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INFOGRAPHIC: Uranium supply and uranium demand

INFOGRAPHIC: Uranium supply and uranium demand | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Kazakhstan production just towers over the rest of the countries.
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VIDEO: Exxon Arkansas oil spill footage goes viral

VIDEO: Exxon Arkansas oil spill footage goes viral | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Ugly pictures of the Exxon Mobil Arkansas pipeline oil spill.
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Can household solar photovoltaics provide a primary source of low-emission power?

Can household solar photovoltaics provide a primary source of low-emission power? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Graham Palmer. Graham is an industrial engineer and energy commenter from Melbourne. For another BNC post featuring his work, see Does energy efficiency reduce emissions and peak dema...
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Private Sector Should be Protecting the Natural Environment, Say Accountants in ACCA Natural Capital Survey – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Private Sector Should be Protecting the Natural Environment, Say Accountants in ACCA Natural Capital Survey – Press Releases on CSRwire.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.
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Two in China first known deaths from H7N9 bird flu

Two in China first known deaths from H7N9 bird flu | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Two Shanghai men have died from a lesser-known type of bird flu in the first known human deaths from the strain, and Chinese authorities said Sunday that it wasn't clear how they were infected, but that there was no evidence of human-to-human...
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Indonesia seizes nearly 700 endangered turtles

Indonesia seizes nearly 700 endangered turtles | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Tangerang, Indonesia (AFP) April 1, 2013 - Indonesian authorities have seized nearly 700 endangered pig-nosed turtles at the main airport serving the capital Jakarta, an official said Monday.
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Shellfish gone near damaged nuke plant

Shellfish gone near damaged nuke plant | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Tokyo (UPI) Apr 1, 2013 - A species of shellfish has disappeared along an 18-mile stretch of coast near Japan's devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, scientists say.
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Ultrafine particles raise concerns about improved cookstoves

Ultrafine particles raise concerns about improved cookstoves | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 02, 2013 - A new study raises concerns about possible health impacts of very small particles of soot released from the improved cookstoves that international aid agencies are promoting to replace open-fire c...
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Climate change likely to worsen threat of diarrheal disease in Botswana, arid African countries

Climate change likely to worsen threat of diarrheal disease in Botswana, arid African countries | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Blacksburg VA (SPX) Apr 02, 2013 - In a National Science Foundation funded study, Kathleen Alexander, an associate professor of wildlife at Virginia Tech, found that climate drives a large part of diarrheal disease and increases the...
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Pesticide combination affects bees' ability to learn

Pesticide combination affects bees' ability to learn | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
London, UK (SPX) Apr 02, 2013 -
Two new studies have highlighted a negative impact on bees' ability to learn following exposure to a combination of pesticides commonly used in agriculture.
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Matt Damon takes out Libertarian ambush journalist

http://propagandafactory.org/2011/08/03/matt-damon-takes-out-a-libertarian-ambush-journalist/ Matt Damon gets ambushed by Reason's "Hit & Run" 'journalists' ...
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Drier Climate May Spread Diarrhea: Scientific American

Drier Climate May Spread Diarrhea: Scientific American | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Researchers say they have found a clear link between climate change and the spread of diarrhea and similar diseases in one African country. But the nature of the link may be unexpected
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Is the U.S. Exporting Coal Pollution?: Scientific American

Is the U.S. Exporting Coal Pollution?: Scientific American | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
U.S. coal giants' exports to Europe and Asia are up, and with that global greenhouse gas emissions rise, even if U.S. emissions are falling
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Exxon oil spill in Arkansas bad news for Keystone XL

Exxon oil spill in Arkansas bad news for Keystone XL | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Thousands of gallons of Canadian crude oil spill in Arkansas.
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Hot Climate, Cool Laboratory

Hot Climate, Cool Laboratory | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Chilled beams can provide an energy-efficient laboratory environment even in a tropical paradise.
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BASF Hosts its first Symposium on Sustainability Assessment in Agriculture – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

BASF Hosts its first Symposium on Sustainability Assessment in Agriculture – Press Releases on CSRwire.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
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Stratospheric aerosols and their impact on Sahelian rainfall

Stratospheric aerosols and their impact on Sahelian rainfall | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —The Sahelian drought of the 1970s-1990s was one of the largest humanitarian disasters of the last fifty years, causing up to 250,000 deaths and creating 10 million refugees.
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