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Anglo American abandons Alaskan copper project Pebble

Anglo American abandons Alaskan copper project Pebble | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Partner in the open-pit gold and copper project, Northern Dynasty Minerals, was quick to clarify it will still go ahead with it.
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What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
More than 80% of b2b marketers now distribute content on social networks. But are these efforts paying off? If so, which social networks are most productive?

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, October 3, 2013 7:14 PM

Great list for social media tactics, tools and channels .

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CDC: Deadliest Drug Resistance Comes From Hospitals, Not Farms : NPR

CDC: Deadliest Drug Resistance Comes From Hospitals, Not Farms  : NPR | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The agency said that the most problematic resistant bacteria are emerging in hospitals. But it also called bacteria that have become resistant to drugs used on the farm a "serious threat."
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The Site of the Washington Navy Yard Shooting

The Site of the Washington Navy Yard Shooting | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Shots were fired inside a building at a Navy facility in Washington on Monday morning. Multiple fatalities were reported, and officials said a gunman had been killed.
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Why is the use of chemical weapons taboo?

ON AUGUST 21ST almost 1,500 people were killed in a nerve-agent attack in Syria. It was not just the scale of the atrocity which caused international outrage, but...
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Sun Mysteriously Goes All Quiet Just When Its Activity Should Be Highest - Wired Science

Sun Mysteriously Goes All Quiet Just When Its Activity Should Be Highest - Wired Science | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Almost every measure of solar activity flatlined over the weekend. The event, though not unprecedented, is odd considering that our local star has just passed what is supposed to be the peak of its solar cycle, when activity is at its highest.

“It really underscores this solar cycle playing out as being pretty benign,” said Robert Rutledge, lead of the forecast office at the NOAA/National Weather Service Space Weather Prediction Center. “This has been by any measure a really pretty quiet cycle, and I think we shouldn’t expect the second half to be any different.”

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The 5 stages of climate denial are on display ahead of the IPCC report

The 5 stages of climate denial are on display ahead of the IPCC report | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Dana Nuccitelli: Climate contrarians appear to be running damage control in the media before the next IPCC report is published
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Hong Kong welcomes China's air pollution measures, to curb emissions too

Hong Kong welcomes China's air pollution measures, to curb emissions too | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Hong Kong welcomes China's measures to reduce air pollution. Following the mainland’s lead, the special administrative region also plans to take steps to curb its emissions.
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Will Turkana's aquifer be a blessing or a curse?

Will Turkana's aquifer be a blessing or a curse? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The vast new underground water stores under Kenya’s arid north are great news – unless they lead to pastoralists falling victim to corrupt land grabs
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Scientists criticise reporting of IPCC 'leak' | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia

When it comes to the science of Climate Change, wrapping your head around the figures can be a daunting task.
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Virginia mayors: Time to respond to climate change — The Daily Climate

Virginia mayors: Time to respond to climate change — The Daily Climate | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Hemmed by rising seas and fiercer storms, Virginia's mayors and emergency responders voice frustration at a state government that's still denying the problem. A 'Climate at your Doorstep' story.
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500,000 flee as typhoon lashes nation

500,000 flee as typhoon lashes nation | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The year's 18th typhoon shot through central and northeast Honshu on Monday, unleashing torrential rain and strong winds on much of the main island, including Fukushima Prefecture, where radioactive water ...
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Carbon farming schemes should consider multiple cobenefits

Carbon farming schemes should consider multiple cobenefits | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 17, 2013
Carbon markets and related international schemes that allow payments to landholders for planting trees, sometimes called carbon farming, are intended to support sequestration of carbon from the atmosphere.
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Scoop.it Launches A Social Curation App For The iPad | TechCrunch

Scoop.it Launches A Social Curation App For The iPad | TechCrunch | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Scoop.it, a startup that helps users highlight interesting content (and, implicitly, their own knowledge in the field), is bringing its social curation tools to the iPad today with the launch of a new app.

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Comet collisions increase chance of life across solar system, research suggests

Comet collisions increase chance of life across solar system, research suggests | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Findings by astrobiologists from Britain and US suggest violent celestial impacts deliver building blocks for life to planets
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Fire breaks out on Russian nuclear submarine

Fire breaks out on Russian nuclear submarine | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
No injuries or radiation leaks are reported after blaze on Tomsk submarine in Bolshoi Kamen
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Case for climate change is overwhelming, say scientists

Case for climate change is overwhelming, say scientists | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Climate News Network: Eleven days before the IPCC publishes its latest report, a group of eminent scientists says there is massive evidence of human responsibility
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Colorado’s Flooding Becomes A 1,000 Year Event As Rescuers Search For 500 Missing People

Colorado’s Flooding Becomes A 1,000 Year Event As Rescuers Search For 500 Missing People | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Multiple rainfall records in the state have been broken, including wettest month ever recorded in Boulder.
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Scotland gives green light to Europe's largest tidal energy project

Scotland gives green light to Europe's largest tidal energy project | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Wave power to provide electricity to 40% homes in Highlands as work on building turbines in Pentland Firth gets approved
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Do This In Your Car to Cut Way Down on Pollution Exposure

Do This In Your Car to Cut Way Down on Pollution Exposure | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Your car ventilation settings have a major effect on the levels of exposure to particulate pollution while driving, according to a new study. Particulate pollution is the black, sooty smoke produce...
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Have Matt Ridley, Wall Street Journal Finally Embraced Strong Climate Action And 2°C Warming Target?

Have Matt Ridley, Wall Street Journal Finally Embraced Strong Climate Action And 2°C Warming Target? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Or have they actually gone so far as to (mis)cite the work of a scientist who explained that Mr. Ridley is misusing his research and is "just plain wrong about future global warming!”? You be the judge.
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What's the role of sulfate aerosols in climate change?

What's the role of sulfate aerosols in climate change? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
New research matches ice core data with observational recordsBy Summit VoiceFRISCO — Mapping and analysis of ice core samples from the Arctic has helped Canadian and American scientists conclude th...
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We got it wrong on warming, says IPCC

We got it wrong on warming, says IPCC | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
THE Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest assessment reportedly admits its computer drastically overestimated rising temperatures, and over the past 60 years the world has in fact been warming at half the rate claimed in the previous...
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Dry Nevada seeing green in indoor farming

Dry Nevada seeing green in indoor farming | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Couture crops like the micro arugula and micro basil at Kesick's Hydro Greens in Pahrump, or the mini cocktail cucumbers in Windset Farms' greenhouse in North Las Vegas, are helping to recapture some of an estimated $2 billion "leaked" annually...
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