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Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, hails 'great day' for jobs

True to his pledge, President Donald Trump gave final approval on Friday for TransCanada to build the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, overriding environmental concerns in favor of boosting ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Land-based microbes may be invading and harming coral reefs

A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Coral reefs might be in more trouble than we thought

Environment A giant die-off suggests our predictions are overly-optimistic When global warming met undesirable local weather, almost half of the corals on the Dongsha Atoll ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Popular Science

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Fingerprint' technique spots frog populations at risk from pollution

Researchers at Lancaster University have found a way to detect subtle early warning signs that reveal a frog population is at risk from pollution.

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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The State Department Rewrote Its Climate Change Page

The changes reflect a major shift in US climate change policy under the administration of President Donald Trump and his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson.

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Discovery News

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Managing bushfires for safety and biodiversity

People have long used planned fires as a tool to open up access to hunting grounds, to encourage new plant growth, and to cultivate plants for cooking, heating and spiritual purposes.

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Google Street View Cars Are Mapping Methane Leaks

Natural gas pipeline leaks that pose a safety hazard are quickly addressed. But what about leaks too small to pose a threat? These mall leaks are often overlooked and they collectively release ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Discover Magazine

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Yellow fever decimating howler monkeys in Brazil

Howler monkeys fill the forests in which they live with a deep guttural roar. If you've ever heard a group sounding off, you'd be forgiven for thinking the monster of your childhood ...

Thu 23 Mar 17 from Gizmag

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How To Make Attending A Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training A Reality

A recently trained Climate Reality Leader offers tips on fundraising, networking, and taking action to get the most out of a training. How To Make Attending A Climate Reality Leadership Corps ...

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A 'carbon law' offers pathway to halve emissions every decade, say researchers

On the eve of this year's Earth hour (25 March), researchers propose a solution in the journal Science for the global economy to rapidly reduce carbon emissions. The authors argue a carbon roadmap, ...

Thu 23 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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